Arvada Winterfest

Saturday, February 24
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
McIlvoy Park in Olde Town Arvada

child blowing snow off her hand promoting a winter festival in Arvada

You are invited to experience Winterfest, a free outdoor multi-cultural celebration, on February 24, 2024 at McIlvoy Park in Olde Town Arvada. After its successful inaugural year in 2018, WinterFest continues to highlight the variety of cultures in the community, allowing attendees to learn, sample and enjoy diverse arts, culture and entertainment.

Arvada WinterFest Schedule of Activities

2024 Arvada WinterFest Schedule

Small dog wearing a bright colored sweater


Pet Parade and Sweater Contest: 11:30 a.m. to noon

Bring your pup and show off their ugly sweater for a chance to win a gift basket from Paws 'n' Play. Sign-up starts at 11 a.m., followed by the parade at 11:30.

Dragon dance performance at a winter festival


Cultural Performances: 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Live Mariachi band from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.; Xicano Tribe from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Dragon and lion dances from 2:30 to 3 p.m.

People watch an ice sculptor at a winter festival


Live Ice Sculpting: All Day

Watch live ice sculpting up close and personal as local artists show off their skills.  

horse carriage ride at a winter festival


Carriage Rides: All Day

Free carriage rides throughout the event for all ages. 

group of people enjoying drinks at a craft beer festival


Vendors and Beer Garden: All Day

Grab some beer from the beer garden benefitting the Olde Town Business District. Fill up on food and drink from local food trucks. And shop from a variety of local vendors.