2021 Denver Food + Wine Festival
Shake + Break Showdown

Shake + Brake Showdown

What is it?

The Shake + Brake Showdown is a lively cocktail competition fueled by bites from Denver’s best food trucks. Expect all-you-can-drink from top Denver bartenders, appetizers from Shake + Brake’s food truck all-stars, and the opportunity to purchase more food from the trucks if you’re still hungry! Attendees will vote on the People’s Choice Best Food Truck and Best Cocktail while dining, drinking, and dancing to DJs!

When and Where is it?

Date: September 7 | 7 – 10 p.m.

Tickets: On sale now!

The Tivoli Quad, Auraria Campus (1000 Larimer Street, Denver

* Must be 21 & over. No children or pets allowed.


Proceeds from festival events benefit the Colorado Restaurant Foundation’s mission of service to support worker education, training, and Colorado ProStart®, our high school culinary and entrepreneurship program; mental health and wellness resources; and the Angel Relief Fund, which provides grants for Colorado hospitality employees experiencing hardship.

Food + Drink Competitors

Complete lineup of food trucks and bartenders coming soon!