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Photo courtesy of Cherry Creek Arts Festival / Liz Levy Figueroa

By The Numbers: Cherry Creek Arts Festival

This year marks the local celebration's quarter-century birthday.

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Reaching its 25th anniversary isn’t the only noteworthy number the Cherry Creek Arts Festival (July 3–5) is hitting this year. Before you start perusing the vast array of art in the sunshine this holiday weekend—don’t forget your sunscreen!—take a look at some of these other momentous achievements:

7,650,000

Attendees over CCAF’s two-plus decades

260

Visual artists involved in this year’s festival, including 29 who are Colorado-based

41,259

Artist applications received over the course of 25 years (that averages out to more than 1,600 per year)

2

Food trucks—a new addition this year—to satiate your hunger (don’t worry, there are also close to 20 other culinary options)

1,000

Approximate count of volunteers lending a hand in 2015—three of whom have been worked with the festival for all 25 years

345,000

Art projects made at Creation Station over the years

644

Pieces purchased by students for their local schools to enjoy as permanent installations through the Janus Student Art Buying Program

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