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2016 Ouray County’s Annual Fork Fest

August 19 & 20. Ouray County Fork Fest Presented by Weehawken Creative Arts in Partnership with the Ridgway Farmer’s Market and the Ridgway Creative District 

Throughout a delicious weekend in August, foodies from near and far delight in rediscovering all the edible bounty that Ouray and the greater Uncompahgre Valley have to offer, and learn new ways to prepare it for friends and family at home.

Ouray County Fork Fest is presented by Weehawken Creative Arts in partnership with the Ouray Chamber Resort Association, Ridgway Farmer’s Market, the Ridgway Creative District and the Town of Ridgway.

2016 Preliminary Event Schedule is as follows:

Friday, August 19, 2016

  • All day in both Ridgway and Ouray:  Culinary Workshops and Classes through Weehawken Creative Arts (topics, locations and prices vary)
  • Ridgway Farmer’s Market 10 am – 3 pm at Ridgway Town Park
  • Live Chef Demonsrations 10 am – 4 pm at Ridgway Town Park (adjacent to the Farmer’s Market at the Blue Hungry Hart Cafe, lower level)
  • Regional Brews Tasting on the Chef Demo Rooftop 12 pm – 4 pm at Ridgway Town Park (on the rooftop of the blue Hungry Hart Cafe)
  • BBQ Demonstrations (as scheduled between 11 am and 3 pm) on the rooftop of the blue Hungry Hart Cafe at Ridgway Town Park
  • Annual Fork Fest Restaurant Crawl in Ouray (Ouray Downtown from 5 pm – 9 pm).  Tickets available in June on this page.  $35/person.
  • At Dusk:  MountainFilm at Ridgway Town Park (at the stage area)

Saturday, August 20, 2016

  • All day in both Ridgway and Ouray:  Culinary Workshops and Classes through Weehawken Creative Arts (topics, locations and prices vary)
  • (Tentative)  Gather your Farm Produce for your “Farm to Table Community Potluck” Dish at the 2nd Day Farmers Market at Ridgway Town Park 10 am – 2 pm
  • Live Chef Demonstrations 10 am – 2 pm at Ridgway Town Park (adjacent to the special edition farmer’s market at the Blue Hungry Hart Cafe, lower level)
  • Regional Brews and tasting on the Chef Demo Rooftop 11 am – 2 pm at Ridgway Town Park (on the rooftop of the blue Hungry Hart Cafe)
  • 5 pm – 8 pm:  Ridgway Creative District Presents Ridgway’s Farm to Table “Community Potluck Dinner” at Ridgway Town Park (bring a dish to share using farm fresh items from our local market or gardens) and enjoy live music and wine sampling from regional wineries.
  • At Dusk:  MountainFilm at Ridgway Town Park (at the stage area)