Denver County Fair putting high emphasis on “Pot Pavilion”

By Steve Raabe
The Denver Post

The Denver County Fair draws thousands of attendees to the National Western Complex in Denver.

The Denver County Fair draws thousands of attendees to the National Western Complex in Denver. (Denver Post file photo)

Pot plant-growing competitions. Pot brownie judging. Pipes. Vaporizers. Rolling papers. And oh, by the way, there’s also a county fair taking place.

But excuse the Denver County Fair organizers for making hay with marijuana while public interest is high.

Organizers said Tuesday that the fair’s “Pot Pavilion” will now occupy an entire floor of the National Western Complex during the event Aug. 1-3.

“Originally the pot pavilion was going to take just half of the third floor,” said fair director Dana Cain. “But the response has just been enormous. We’re having to turn away sponsors.”

 

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By Steve Raabe
The Denver Post

The Denver County Fair draws thousands of attendees to the National Western Complex in Denver.

The Denver County Fair draws thousands of attendees to the National Western Complex in Denver. (Denver Post file photo)

Pot plant-growing competitions. Pot brownie judging. Pipes. Vaporizers. Rolling papers. And oh, by the way, there’s also a county fair taking place.

But excuse the Denver County Fair organizers for making hay with marijuana while public interest is high.

Organizers said Tuesday that the fair’s “Pot Pavilion” will now occupy an entire floor of the National Western Complex during the event Aug. 1-3.

“Originally the pot pavilion was going to take just half of the third floor,” said fair director Dana Cain. “But the response has just been enormous. We’re having to turn away sponsors.”

 

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http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_25522161/denver-county-fair-putting-high-emphasis-pot-pavilion

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