Welcome to the Taste of Douglas County Official Website!

The 16th Annual Taste of Douglas County will be held Thursday, August 23, 2018. Hours of the event are 5-8 PM at the Douglas County Events Center on the grounds of the Douglas County Fair in Castle Rock. This beautiful indoor, air conditioned facility offers the perfect setting and plenty of free parking for this type of event.

“The Taste” will once again offer food samplings from some of the area’s finest food service establishments. Join Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, John Holly’s Asian Bistro, Pegasus Restaurant, Chick-Fil-A, India’s Castle, Black-eyed Pea, Viewhouse Restaurant, Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, Crave Real Burgers, and other area favorites.

BACK AGAIN THIS YEAR: Top area chefs compete in a cooking competition. Adam Friesem from Castle Rock Adventist Hospital returns to defend his 2017 title.

NEW THIS YEAR: There will be cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in the cooking competition, and the Castle Rock Brewing Company will put on a craft beer seminar and tasting.

CHECK OUT: The new Rocky Mountain Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and the all-black 2008 Lamborghini Murciélago, valued at $400,000, from Overdrive Raceway in Monument. Overdrive Raceway will also be offering food samples from their Sports Grill.