Music, cycling festival coming to RiNo

DENVER - Velorama Colorado, a unique event combining cycling, music, vendors and drinks is coming to River North this August. 

From August 11-13, professional cyclists will be in town, racing in the Denver stages of the Colorado Classic. As part of the festivities, Velorama Colorado will include daily musical acts, a marketplace with hundreds of vendors, a bike expo and drinks from several local independent beer, wine and cider makers.

A few of the bands coming for the event include Wilco, Death Cab for Cutie, Saint Motel and the New Pornographers. 

Individual tickets for each day of the festival are available now for $35. Starting on Friday, a 3-day pass for the entire festival will also be on sale for $90. All tickets can be found on the Velorama Colorado website: http://VeloramaColorado.com. Early-bird tickets have already sold out.

Here is a look at the full schedule of events:

Day 1, Aug. 11 (Gates open 4 p.m., music scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.)
Race: Colorado Classic — Women’s RiNo Criterium
Party: Drink RiNo beer, wine and cider garden; local food; 200-booth Denver Flea; 50-booth bike expo; fun bicycle events for families, kids, and amateurs, and more
Music: Wilco, New Pornographers, and La Santa Cecilia

Day 2, Aug. 12 (Gates open 10 a.m., music scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.)
Race: Colorado Classic — Men’s Stage 3, RiNo start/finish, Peak to Peak Hwy out-and-back
Party: Drink RiNo beer, wine and cider garden; local food; 200-booth Denver Flea; 50-booth bike expo; fun bicycle events for families, kids, and amateurs, and more
Music: Death Cab for Cutie, Saint Motel and Tennis

Day 3, Aug. 13 (Gates open 10 a.m.)
Race: Colorado Classic — Men’s Stage 4, RiNo start/finish, Denver city circuit; closing ceremonies of Colorado Classic
Party: Drink RiNo beer, wine and cider garden; local food; 200-booth Denver Flea; 50-booth bike expo; fun bicycle events for families, kids, and amateurs, and more
Music: Family Music and Fun Day

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