September 11-12-13, 2015*
*Note our NEW DATES!
HUGE 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW!
National Western Complex Expo Hall – Main Level
Exit I-70 on Brighton Blvd (just east of I-25)
Over 50,000 sq ft – This show is HUGE!
Dozens of Vendors from Around the Nation
Selling a wide variety of vintage and contemporary
MID-CENTURY, ART DECO, RETRO, POP & MODERNIST FURNISHINGS, ARTWORK & OBJECTS
Furniture – art – lighting – glass – pottery – ceramics – housewares – accessories – art deco – retro – danish modern – fab 50s – mod 60s – plastic 70s – tiki – kitsch – chrome – bakelite – teak – Eames – panton – Nelson – Knoll – Wegner – Herman Miller – Russel Wright – vintage designer clothing – textiles – handbags - jewelry – electronics – radios – stereos – barware – and so much more!!!
Tiki Lounge – Art Gallery – Car Show
Live Bands – Entertainment – Lectures – Special Displays – Home Tours
Nationally Known Guests – and More!
Special Theme for our 10-Year Anniversary events:
Friday: THE VELVET ELVIS!
The Velvet Elvis has re-entered the building! He was with us for our very first show at the National Western in 2008!
Don’t miss his show, Friday night 8:00 – 10:00pm – right after the Miss Modernism Pageant!
Saturday: FourEverFab Beatles Show!
They were with us in 2010, and they’re back! This year, they’re wearing their Sgt. Pepper suits, and doing music from that album, along with The White Album, Abbey Road and Let it Be!
Don’t miss the best Beatles tribute band in the Rocky Mountain West – Saturday, 4:00 – 5:00pm!
Special Guest: Charles Phoenix!
Friday: CHARLES PHOENIX TEST KITCHEN SERVES UP DESSERT: “Twink & Ho” a delicious delightful layered Twinkie, Ho Ho, pudding concoction after the Miss Modernism Show!
Saturday: Charles Phoenix’s Big Retro ColoradoLand Slide Show at 1:00pm! Prepare for your Colorado pride to swell when Charles celebrates classic and kitschy Colorado life and style! This show is a whirlwind adventure in search of tourist traps, local landmarks, unusual oddities, Googie architecture, plus vintage kodachorme slides and more all in glorious color!
Saturday evening: BUS TOUR: “Denverland” Field Trip to Casa Bonita & Lakeside Amusement Park! Details below!
Sunday: Motorama Car Show judge!
Prom Night – Friday!
Come dressed in your best retro prom duds and have your picture taken at our Prom Photo Station!
Help us crown the Prom Queen and Prom King! Watch our Facebook Page for the Nomination Process!
Motorama Car Show! All Day Sunday!
Class of ’77 Fashion Show - Fab 70s styles! Hosted by Ms. Retro!
Miss Modernism Pageant Friday night, hosted by Naughty Pierre, 7:00pm
Tiki Lounge all weekend long!
All Friday tickets include Weekend Pass!
Preview Party :: Admission: $20
Includes Weekend Pass — Mod Prom with Prom Picture Booth — Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen Treats – cash bar!
Miss Modernism Pageant! — The Velvet Elvis 5:00 – 7:00 pm
VIP Package :: Admission: $50
Get in two hours early – at 4:00 pm! – Free Drinks all night! – Guest Meet & Greet Friday! The Velvet Elvis 5:00 – 7:00 FULL WEEKEND PASS! – Reserved Seating at events all weekend!
Be the FIRST to shop the show!
Saturday 10am – 6pm :: Admission: $10
Includes Vintage Voltage Expo all day by the Stage Room!
Celia Bertoia! — 70s Fashion Show! — FourEverFab Beatles Show!
Charles Phoenix’s Big Retro ColoradoLand Slide Show!
Kids under 12: FREE!
Sunday 11am – 4pm :: Admission $10
Includes Motorman Car Show hosted by SACK! Motorama Drive-In! Dance Contest!
Kids under 12: FREE!
Saturday Evening: Charles Phoenix’s “Denverland” Bus Tour: Casa Bonita and Lakeside Amusement Park!
Ride the big bus with Charles as your host and guide – showing you Casa Bonita and Lakeside as you’ve NEVER seen them before! Fun-filled, heartfelt adventure tour of Denver’s greatest attractions: Casa Bonita, (no-host dinner) at world’s greatest themed restaurant – followed by a trip to Lakeside Amusement Park – since 1906 – world’s greatest vintage playground!
Transportation and park admission included (rides are extra) This includes the FULL tour of Casa Bonita – all levels and all rooms! Bus departs from front entrance of the Modernism Show promptly at 4:30 and returns at 10:00 pm. BUY TICKETS ONLINE: $39.
Sunday Afternoon: Harvey Park 60th Anniversary Cliff May Homes Tour!
Tickets $10 at the Harvey Park Booth. Buy onsite only.
EXHIBITORS: 2015 Booth Rates
10 x 10 Booth: $325
10 x 20 booth: $595
More options available: See the Exhibitor’s page for details and to register.
Directions and Parking
National Western Complex Expo Hall
4655 Humboldt St. (on north side of I-70)
Exit I-70 at Brighton Blvd, follow signs to Coliseum, pass Coliseum, go under I-70 and you’re THERE.
Option B: Broadway headed north becomes Brighton Blvd., follow it to the Coliseum, turn at the Coliseum, go under I-70 and you’re THERE.
Show Partners for 2015:
GET ON OUR EMAIL LIST!!
Email Admin@DanaCain.com and put MODERNISM LIST in the headline!
Let me know if you want onto the regular list or the vendor list! You’ll get the scoop on next year’s show, too!
Thanks to Bill Lujan of mod-pod, Ken Hamel and Jeff Ball for some of the great photos on the site!