Category : Entertainment

Neighborhood Spotlight: RiNo in downtown Denver

Photo: denver.org
Just north of downtown, you will find Denver’s most distinctive neighborhood—RiNo. Also known as the River North Arts District, this community is packed with galleries, shops, studios, and boundless murals. Immerse yourself in a dense pocket of Denver culture filled with delectable food and beverage spots!

Here’s our top 5 list:

1. Improper City 
– Food trucks, local music, craft drinks, and a MASSIVE patio.  They also open at 7am on weekdays for you folks that ‘work remote.’
2. First Draft – A craft beer lover’s dream. 40 taps of beer, wine, and cider with no lines! Pour your own and leave the crowded bar scene in the past.
3. Death & Company – Perfect spot to get unique, handcrafted cocktails and small bites before or after hitting the town.
4. Finn’s Manor – Open back patio with rotating food trucks outside, cozy bar with 400 whiskeys inside. Need we say more?
5. Fish N Beer – Do you have hesitations about seafood in this coastally-challenged city? If so, Fish N Beer will squash them.  Always delicious, always fresh.

Maximize Your Rental Property In May 2019

Maximize Your Vacation Rental Property In May 2019

Wake up and smell the flowers AND Maximize Your Rental Property In May 2019! As the weather warms up and the school year comes to a close, May signals the unofficial start of Summer and the official start of Summer Vacation. Families everywhere will start to look outward, away from the busy bustle of the cities and look to get away to the serene and ever-so-scenic vacation destinations that Colorado has to offer. These upcoming May events are sure to attract a large number of visitors from all over! Effortless Rental Group can make keeping your rental property booked out all May long feel… effortless! Make sure you’re not caught sleeping when the snow starts to melt!

81st Annual Cañon City Music and Blossom Festival

When: May 1st – May 5th

Where: Cañon City

About: This all-around festival features music, parades, and more including: high-school bands, orchestras, and choirs from all over the country. This festival also includes Colorado’s longest running Rodeo: the Royal Gorge Rodeo.

147th Annual Royal gorge Rodeo

When: May 3rd and 4th

Where: Cañon City

About: As part of the Music and Blossom Festival, this rodeo is the longest continuous rodeo in Colorado. This rodeo features: wild horse racing, bull riding, barrel racing, bronc riding and more.

Denver Bacon and Beer Classic

When: May 11th

Where: Denver

About: Held in Broncos stadium at Mile High, this will feature a ton of craft beers and over 100 different bacon dishes!

Upslope Get Down

When: May 11th

Where: Boulder

About: This 3-stage music festival is hosted by Upslope Brewing Company and features activities for the whole family.

Spread The Word Music Fest

When: May 17th – May 19th

Where: Downtown Denver

About: With over 60 bands and 10 stages, this is awesome music festival showcases local Colorado talent over three days.

Chicken Fight Fest

When: May 23rd

About: This Everything Fried Chicken & Craft Cocktail festival features 40+ restaurants competing to see who really have the best dish!

CKS PaddleFest

When: May 24th – May 27

Where: Buena Vista

About: Kick off the paddling season with PaddleFest and help raise money for The River Fund at Chaffee County Community Foundation. This features a ton of educational activities for paddlers of all ages.

Maximize Your Rental Property During These March Events.

Effortless Rental Group: Maximize Your Rental Property During These March Events.

As February comes to a close, Colorado prepares to host these March events that are sure to bring in large crowds of tourists, athletes, and lovers of the arts, winter sports, and more. Make sure that your are maximizing your short-term and long-term rental properties throughout this exciting month by trusting your properties to our rental management team.

 

Effortless Rental Group will not only save you the time and hassle of listing your properties, we work to ensure that your rental properties stay booked and visible across all major platforms. Check out our  services as well as these upcoming events for the month of March:

 

37TH ANNUAL BURTON US OPEN SNOWBOARDING CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • February 25-March 2, 2019
  • Golden Peak, Vail, CO
  • The 37th installment of the Men’s and Women’s Snowboarding Championship

 

2019 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

  • March 1-3, 2019
  • Denver, CO
  • More than 300 vendors will fill the trade show floor with the most innovative and exciting equine-related products and services

 

Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race

  • March 2, 2019
  • Aspen, CO
  • Ski mountaineering race over all four of Aspen’s famed mountains. You’ll climb (or watch others climb) 11,500 feet of vertical over 25 miles, including the epic Highlands Bowl.

 

Colorado Special Olympics Winter Games

  • March 2 – 3, 2019
  • Copper Mountain, CO
  • Copper is the official winter training site for all Colorado-based winter Special Olympics athletes, as well as the official host resort for the Winter Games.

 

Mardi Gras

  • March 5, 2019
  • Breckenridge, CO
  • Each year Mardi Gras lovers take over Breckenridge with masks, beads, music and entertainment to commemorate the carnival season.

 

7TH Annual ReFrame Film Festival

  • March 8, 2019
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • A film festival that features short-films with the intention of ReFraming disability in order to promote disability awareness.

 

Monte Vista Crane Festival

  • Fri-Sun, March 8-10, 2019
  • Monte Vista, CO
  • 36th annual Crane Fest, celebrates the annual migration of cranes that has been going on for years

 

Frozen Dead Guy Days

  • Fri-Sun, March 8-10, 2019
  • Nederland, CO
  • In its 18th year with contests, competitions, live music, great food, parades and parties.

 

Fiesta For All: Hispanic and Latin Music and Dance

  • March 15th and 16th, 2019.
  • Denver, CO
  • A Concert series that showcases and celebrates Hispanic and Latin dance music. This concert series aims to Build Community Through Music.

 

USASA National Championships

  • March 29-April 3, 2019
  • Copper Mountain, CO
  • Snowboard athletes compete in halfpipe, slopestyle, boardercross and alpine disciplines across 33 divisions.

Maximize Your Vacation Rental In April 2019

Maximize Your Vacation Rental In April 2019

As the snow begins to melt and we say our goodbyes to all of Denver’s exciting winter festivities and attractions, we can now look forward to spring and warmer weather that will surely bring in the summer crowds. As always, this is a great opportunity to maximize your vacation rental in April 2019 and keep your rental property booked out. An easy way to ensure that you are getting the most out of your short-term or vacation rental property is to have a company that does short-term rental management look after the property for you.

Effortless Rental Group will not only save you the time and hassle of listing your properties, we work to ensure that your rental properties stay booked and visible across all major platforms. Make sure that your are maximizing your short-term and long-term rental properties throughout this exciting month by trusting your properties to our rental management team.

Check out our services as well as these exciting events that are coming to Denver in April 2019:

 

Taste Of Vail

Bud Light Rocks the Boat

  • On April 6th and 13th, 2019
  • Steamboat Springs, CO
  • A free concert series now in its 20th season, featuring a variety of music genres including performances by The Commonheart and Magic Giant.  

Aspen Film Shortsfest

  • April 2-7, 2019
  • Aspen, CO
  • In its 28th year celebrating one of the best short film festivals and Oscar-qualifying showcase.

The Cardboard Classic

  • April 13, 2019
  • Steamboat Springs, CO
  • This hilarious race down Headwall consists of nothing except for homemade sleds made of only cardboard. The Cardboard classic is in its 39th year.

Pondskim Closing Day Celebration

  • April 14, 2019
  • ​Steamboat Springs, CO
  • This event features hilariously costumed skiers and riders that attempt to cross a pond at the base of the mountain. Followed by the Bud Light Rocks the Boat concert series.  

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

  • April 12-14, 2019
  • Durango, CO
  • A three-day long bluegrass music festival showcasing bands from around the country.

5Point Film Festival

  • April 25-28, 2019​
  • Carbondale, CO
  • A film festival geared towards outdoor action and adventure. The 5Point Film kicks off its Flagship Festival in Carbondale every spring.

Maximize Your Vacation Rental During These Upcoming Colorado Events

Maximize Your Vacation Rental During These Upcoming Colorado Events:

Colorado is one of the premier winter destinations in the world and February is an exciting month that you surely won’t want to miss out on! These Colorado Winter Festivals are sure to attract large crowds and this is a great opportunity to keep your rental property booked out. An easy way to ensure that you are getting the most out of your short-term or vacation rental property is to have a company that does short-term rental management look after the property for you. The services provided through a rental-management company will save you time and money, while ensuring that you are getting the most out of your rental property. This February Colorado will host:

Aspen Winter X-Games

 

  • Date: Sat-Mon, January 25th-January 28, 2019
  • City: Aspen (Snowmass), Colorado
  • Winter extreme sports competition, music, food, nightlife activities

SIA Outdoor Retailer

 

  • Date: Wed-Fri, January 30th-February 1st, 2019
  • City: Denver
  • Outdoor industry product showcase

41st Annual Snowdown

 

  • Date: Wed-Sun, January 30-February 3, 2019
  • City: Durango
  • Parade, follies, and more

 

17th Annual CSCCI Chinese New Year Festival

 

  • Date: Sat, February 9, 2019
  • City: Colorado Springs
  • Cultural demonstrations, authentic food and music

 

Lake City Ice Climbing Festival

 

  • Date: Sat, February 10, 2019
  • City: Lake City Ice Park
  • Featuring men’s and women’s top-roped and lead speed competitions

 

Winter Warrior 10K Snow Traction Race

 

  • Date: February 10, 2019
  • Address: Silverton, Co (change of location from Durango, CO)
  • Snowshoe race includes a kids dash, 5K and 10K through the San Juan forest

 

106th Steamboat Winter Carnival

 

  • Date: Wed-Sun, February 6-10, 2019
  • City: Downtown Steamboat Springs
  • Ski races, ski jumping, ice sculptures, fireworks, a shovel race, street events, and more

 

12th Annual Cripple Creek Ice Fest

 

  • Date: Fri-Sun, February 8-17, 2019
  • City: Downtown Cripple Creek
  • Features ice sculptures in casino-friendly Wild West Cripple Creek

 

Colorado Pond Hockey Tournament

 

  • Date: Fri-Sun, February 15-17, 2019
  • City: Lake Dillon, Silverthorne
  • An ice hockey tournament sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon, with over $10,000 in cash prizes. It’s followed by the Apres Ice Party.

 

WinterWonderGrass

 

  • Date: Fri-Sun, February 22-24, 2019
  • Address: Steamboat
  • About: 12th annual festival showcasing national, regional and local bluegrass and acoustic roots music.

 

Denver Family Fest

 

  • Date: February 23, 2019
  • City: Denver
  • An indoor festival with a family friendly focus featuring kid-friendly activities, stages, and more.

 

Denver Culture Calendar—June ’18

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste of June.

Comedy

June 1-2: Jordan Rock – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 7: Carol Burnett – Bellco Theatre

June 7-9: Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 9: Anthony Jeselnik – Paramount Theatre

June 14-16: Chad Daniels – Comedy Works (South)

June 21: William Shatner – Paramount Theatre

June 23: Michael Che – Paramount Theatre

June 29: Dan Howell & Phil Lester – Bellco Theatre

June 29: Kevin Hart – Pepsi Center

June 29: Ron White – Buell Theatre

Theater

June 1-16: Little Shop of Horrors – The Bug Theatre

June 1-17: Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Littleton Town Hall Arts Center

June 1-July 8: Agnes of God – Vintage Theatre

June 4: Denver Magic Show – Avenue Theater

June 9: Giselle: A Ballet in Two Acts – Lakewood Cultural Center

June 13-July 7: The Book of Mormon – Ellie Caulkins Opera House

June 14-30: Anthem to Aztlan – Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center

June 15-July 1: The Secret Garden – Lakewood Cultural Center

June 22-July 14: Elizabeth Rex – The Bug Theatre

Museum Exhibits

June 1-10: Creatures of Light – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

June 1-Aug. 26: Patrice Renee Washington: Charts, Parts, and Holders – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

June 1-Sept. 6: America’s Musical Journey 3D – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

June 1-Sept. 9: A Light of His Own: Clyfford Still at Yaddo – Clyfford Still Museum

June 8-Aug. 26: Derrick Adams: Transmission – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

June 22: Meditation in the Museum – Denver Art Museum

June 24-Sept. 16: New Territory: Landscape Photography Today – Denver Art Museum

Denver Concert Calendar—June ’18

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in June.

 

June 1: Michael Franti & Spearhead – Red Rocks

June 1-3: Bassnectar – 1stBank Center

June 3: Marshmello – Red Rocks

June 8: New Found Glory – Ogden Theatre

June 9: Big Head Todd and The Monsters – Red Rocks

June 10: Dropkick Murphys & Flogging Molly – Fox Street Compound

June 10: John Butler Trio – Red Rocks

June 12: Bryan Adams – Red Rocks

June 12: Little Dragon – Ogden Theatre

June 12: Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers – Pepsi Center

June 13-14: Dr. Dog – Ogden Theatre

June 14: Ryan Adams – Red Rocks

June 15: YBN Nahmir – Ogden Theatre

June 15-16: ODESZA – Red Rocks

June 16: Nipsey Hussle – Ogden Theatre

June 17: Dispatch – Red Rocks

June 17: Kesha & Macklemore – Pepsi Center

June 19: Barenaked Ladies – Red Rocks

June 19: Belle and Sebastian – Ogden Theatre

June 20: Kaleo – Red Rocks

June 21: Sugarland – Fiddler’s Green

June 22: Morgan Evans – The Bluebird Theater

June 26: Dirty Heads – Red Rocks

June 26: Dua Lipa – Fillmore Auditorium

June 28: Chromeo & The Glitch Mob – Red Rocks

June 28: Eagles with Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefer Band – Coors Field

June 29-July 1: The Avett Brothers – Red Rocks

June 30: Kenny Chesney – Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Denver Culture Calendar—May ’18

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste of May.

Comedy

May 1: Weird Al Yankovic – Paramount Theatre

May 3-5: Christopher Titus – Comedy Works (South)

May 6: Rachel Bradley – Comedy Works (South)

May 9: Alan Cumming – Paramount Theatre

May 13: Hannibal Buress – Paramount Theatre

May 16-19: Taylor Tomlinson – Comedy Works (Downtown)

May 22: Colin Jost – Comedy Works (Downtown)

May 24-27: Mark Normand – Comedy Works (Downtown)

May 26: Bill Maher – Buell Theatre

Theater

Apr. 13-May 27: Bullets Over Broadway – Vintage Theatre

Apr. 20-May 27: The Who’s Tommy – Stage Theatre

May 3-June 16: Your Best One – Curious Theatre Company

May 5-13: Falstaff – Ellie Caulkins Opera House

May 12-June 9: Superior Donuts – John Hand Theater

May 14-25: Seussical – Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

May 18-June 24: Human Error – Garner Galleria Theatre & Bar

May 24-27: Cirque du Soleil “Corteo” – 1stBank Center

May 29-June 10: School of Rock – Buell Theatre

Museum Exhibits

May 1-20: Degas: A Passion for Perfection – Denver Art Museum

May 1-June 30: Streamline Moderne: Design of the 1930’s & Early 40’s – Forney Museum of Transportation

May 1-Sept. 6: Pandas 3D – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

May 8: Planet of Microbes – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

May 13-Aug. 12: Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer – Denver Art Museum

May 24-Aug. 26: Lisa Oppenheim: Spine – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

May 24-Aug. 26: Kristen Hatgi Sink: Honey – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Denver Concert Calendar—May ’18

From cozy local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore to the larger crowds at the Pepsi Center and 1stBank Center, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in May.

 

May 1: YFN Lucci – Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

May 2: George Ezra – Ogden Theatre

May 2: Post Malone – Red Rocks

May 3: X Ambassadors – Red Rocks

May 3-4: Flatbush Zombies – Ogden Theatre

May 4: Maluma – Bellco Theatre

May 7: MGMT – Fillmore Auditorium

May 8: Bishop Briggs – Ogden Theatre

May 8: P!nk – Pepsi Center

May 10: Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train – Pepsi Center

May 11: Sofi Tukker – The Gothic Theatre

May 12: Global Dub Festival – Red Rocks

May 13: Modest Mouse – Red Rocks

May 14: Khalid – Red Rocks

May 17: Joey Bada$$ – Ogden Theatre

May 19: Above & Beyond – Red Rocks

May 20: Elephant Revival – Red Rocks

May 20: Luis Miguel – Pepsi Center

May 21: Phantogram & Tycho – Red Rocks

May 21: Sum 41 – Ogden Theatre

May 22: The Decemberists – Red Rocks

May 23: Oh Wonder – Ogden Theatre

May 24: Louis the Child – Red Rocks

May 25: Taylor Swift – Sports Authority Field at Mile High

May 26: Horse Feathers – The Bluebird Theater

May 27: James Taylor – Fiddler’s Green

May 30: Paul Simon –  Fiddler’s Green

May 30: Vance Joy – Red Rocks