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Denver Burger Battle

Tickets are now available for the 2018 Denver Burger Battle, taking place Thursday, Aug. 2, in Tivoli Quad Park at the Auraria Campus. The one-night showdown, presented by Team Player Productions, has one simple goal: Determine the best burger in the state. Tickets range from $69 to $125 per person, and can be purchased online at DenverBurgerBattle.com.


A team of burger experts and enthusiasts carefully vet and hand select each competing burger, so guests have the chance to taste and vote from an impressive, curated bracket of independently owned restaurants. Defending champions include Stoic & Genuine – the 2017 people’s choice winner – and Stanley Beer Hall, which received the 2017 judge’s choice award. Other returning competitors include:

  • TAG Burger Bar;
  • Crave Real Burgers;
  • Park Burger;
  • Highland Tap & Burger;
  • Cherry Cricket;
  • My Brother’s Bar;
  • Prohibition;
  • and Larkburger.


The 2018 Denver Burger Battle will feature fresh meat for the people and judges to inspect. New competitors include:

  • Expert Burger;
  • Fatbelly;
  • Royal Burger;
  • 5280 Burger Bar;
  • Solitaire;
  • Citizen Rail;
  • Avelina;
  • Royal Rooster;
  • Hearth & Dram;
  • and Billy’s Inn.
Earlier Event: August 2
Glass Top Bar
Later Event: August 3
Truck Stop Food Truck Rally