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Every two years, the Biennial of the Americas Festival comes to Denver. The week-long event celebrates ideas, art, and culture that connects and brings our community together. The festival takes place September 12-16.

Some of the most incredible and inspiring leaders, innovators, and experts from the Denver metro area and beyond will come together September 12-16 to discuss and connect around the most pressing issues our society faces today. This huge gathering will feature leaders from more than 20 countries around the North, South and Central Americas.

The festival was first established by Governor John Hickenlooper in 2011, and now, the Biennial is getting ready to head into its fourth year. This year’s event promises to include groundbreaking art, engaging conversations, live music, and much more.

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Art is a massive part of the festival, with four main exhibits to be featured this year. You can view all of the information about the exhibits here.

The full schedule of the festival can be viewed here, but you can find the initial lineup for the public events below. Tickets are available at the festival’s website.

Biennial of the Americas 2017 Schedule

September 12 | Opening Day
Mayors of the Americas Panel “Entrepreneurial Cities” — 12 p.m. at Born Hotel | $75 per ticket
Opening Night Gala — 7:30 p.m. at Born Hotel | $250 per ticket

September 13 | Innovative Americas Day
Lunch and Learn with International Innovators — 12 p.m. at Born Hotel | $75 per ticket
MCA Opening — 6 p.m. at MCA Denver

September 14 | Civic Americas Day
Lunchtime Civic Innovation Panel “How to Change the World” — 12 p.m. at the Born Hotel | $75 per ticket
“The Long View: The Next 50 Years of Partnership in the Americas” — 7 p.m. at Ellie Caulkins Opera House | $10 per ticket

September 15 | Sustainability Day
Lunchtime Sustainability Panel — 12 p.m. at Born Hotel | $75 per ticket
Havana Nights Concert — 8 p.m. at Denver Rock Drill | $10 per ticket (advance) and $15 per ticket (at the door)

September 16 | Final Day
Site visits — 8 p.m. at TBD

Will you be attending the Biennial of the Americas Festival? Make sure you register here! We’ll see you there.

Photos courtesy of the Biennial of the Americas Facebook page.

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