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Carnival of Dreams

April 11, 2024 – 5:30 PM 

Join us for the return of the Dairy Arts Center’s much anticipated annual fundraising Gala.

Become immersed in the exciting art and creativity that lives at the Dairy all year round! This mystical, fantastical “Carnival of Dreams” comes to town for one night only. PEEK behind the curtain through a series of immersive arts experiences, each a doorway into an enchanting dreamland – featuring contemporary circus performance from Denver’s Circus Foundry, unbelievable magic from mentalist Professor Phelyx, a visionary new collaboration by 3rd Law Dance/Theater and The Catamounts, and entrancing live music from DeVotchKa’s Tom Hagerman & Friends – and more!

This unforgettable evening culminates in a vibrant dance party, uniting dreamers in a celebration of creativity and community.

What to Wear...

Unleash your creativity and become part of the spectacle by dressing up to the theme! 🧚‍♀️✨ Join us in transforming the night into a visual feast as we PEEK behind the curtain into immersive arts experiences that will transport you to an enchanting dreamland. Imagine a circus from the mind of Tim Burton or Baz Luhrmann –  Stripes and pops of red, costume jewelry, hats, headdresses, and steampunk inspired accoutrements highly encouraged!

Don your most whimsical and fantastical attire, as we encourage all attendees to bring the theme to life with their vibrant costumes. Let your imagination run wild, and join us in making this evening truly magical. This is your chance to shine in the Carnival of Dreams – where every outfit is a masterpiece and every attendee is a part of the living art.

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the realms of creativity and wonder. Reserve your ticket now and prepare to be swept away in a night of dreams at this year’s PEEK!


Head over to Disco Apocalypse or The Ritz, not only will they style you for the event, but show them your PEEK ticket and get 10% off your entire purchase!

Ways to Give:

  • Night-of “Text-to-Give” (accepts all major credit cards, Paypal, Venmo, Google & Apple Pay)
  • Check Mailed to Dairy Arts Center 2590 Walnut St. Boulder, CO
  • Donor Advised Funds
    Gifts of Stock
  • Promote your business as a sponsor; learn more here
  • Email Shay Wescott, Development Manager, at swescott@thedairy.org for more info

Gifts received and/or pledged ahead of PEEK will count towards your team’s total the night of!

All donations directly support the Dairy Arts Center in its mission to provide diverse opportunities to create, learn, and engage in high quality performing, cinematic, and visual arts experiences


July 12 – Continue the Dairy Arts Center’s Fundraising Gala Celebration of PEEK at VIPEEK, an exclusive party at a stunning mountain residence. Enjoy a private performance with special guests, Colorado’s own Grammy nominated Gypsy punk ensemble, DeVotchKa! This unique event directly supports the Dairy Arts Center’s mission to connect a dynamic and diverse community to create inspiring and engaging experiences in the performing, cinematic and visual arts.

Those who donate $1,500 at PEEK, sponsor at $5,000 & above, or win raffle held at PEEK will automatically receive invitations to this exciting event.

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MARCH 2020

As of today, 3/12/2020, The Dairy Arts Center remains open and operational. Should scheduling changes occur, ticket holders will be directly notified by The Dairy Arts Center.

If you have a question about an event please contact the presenting arts organization. For films, Dairy Presents and all other questions contact the Box Office at 303.440.7826