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Denver culture calendar September 2017

Denver Culture Calendar—September

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 September.

Comedy

Sep. 1-3: Noah GardenswartzComedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 1-3: Jon Dore – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 4: Doug Benson – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 5: Bob Meddles – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 6, 8-10: Monty Franklin – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 9: Howie MandelBellco Theater

Sep. 10: Comedy Hypnotist Rusty Z – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep 11-12: Jim Breuer – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 13: James Veitch – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 14-16: Tony Hinchcliffe – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 14-16: Bob Marley – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 16: Tom Segura – Bellco Theater

Sep. 17: Phil Palisoul – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 19: Phil Palisoul – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 20: Mitch Fatel – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 20: The Pump and Dump – Comedy Works (South)

Sep 21 – 23: Mike Finoia – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 24-25: Matt Holt – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 27: Adam Cayton-Holland – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 28-30: Nick Swardson – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Sep. 28: Brent Gill & Stephen Agyei – Comedy Works (South)

Sep. 29-30: Norm Macdonald – Comedy Works (South)

Theater

Aug. 17-Oct. 1: FrozenBuell Theatre @ DPAC

Sep. 1-Oct. 15: August: Osage CountyVintage Theatre

Sep. 9-Oct. 7: The Mystery of Love and SexThe John Hand Theater

Aug. 25-Sep. 17: Dinner – The Edge Theater Company

Jul. 7-Sep. 29: Fake Network News – The Bovine Metropolis Theater

Jul. 8-Sep. 30: Heirs of Hogwarts – The Bovine Metropolis Theater

Sep. 15-Oct. 29: MacbethSpace Theatre @ DPAC

Sep. 16-Sep. 17: Belleville – The John Hand Theater

Sep. 21-Oct. 22: Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of WomenGarner Galleria Theatre @ DPAC

Sep. 21-Nov. 18: The Snowy DayConservatory Theatre @ DPAC

Museum Exhibits

Nov. 13-Sept. 14: Destination Solar System – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Aug. 13-Nov. 12: Common Ground – Denver Art Museum

Apr. 1-Dec. 1: Tripod Photography at the Butterfly Pavilion – Butterfly Pavilion

Jun. 16-Jan. 1: Nature’s Amazing Machines – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Sep. 13: Saber Acomodar | Opening Celebration – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

May 27-Sep. 10: The Western: An Epic In Art And Film – Denver Art Museum

 

Denver concert calendar

Denver Concert Calendar—September

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Ogden and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in September.

Sep. 1: PhishDick’s Sporting Goods Park

Sep. 1-2: GRiZRed Rocks

Sep. 2: Dierks Bentley w/ Cole Swindell, Jon PardiFiddler’s Green

Sep. 3: Mad Decent Block Party featuring Major Lazer – Red Rocks

Sep. 4: Foreigner – Red Rocks

Sep. 5-6: Chris Tomlin and Friends – Red Rocks

Sep. 5: Lil Yachty – Ogden Theatre

Sep. 6: Foster The People – Ogden Theatre

Sep. 6: Mary J. BligeBellco Theatre

Sep. 7: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Red Rocks

Sep. 8-10: STS9 – Red Rocks

Sep. 8-9: OneRepublic with Fitz & The Tantrums, James Arthur – Fiddler’s Green

Sep. 12: Nickelback – Red Rocks

Sep. 12: Sammy Hagar and The Circle w/ Collective Soul, Andrew Hagar – Fiddler’s Green

Sep. 13: HAIM – Ogden Theatre

Sep. 14: Above & Beyond – Red Rocks

Sep. 15: Rebelution – Red Rocks

Sep. 15: Jason Aldean – Pepsi Center

Sep. 16: Lotus – Red Rocks

Sep. 18: Muse – Red Rocks

Sep. 19: Worship On The Rocks: Jesus Culture – Red Rocks

Sep. 19: Ben Folds – Ogden Theatre

Sep. 20: NEEDTOBREATHE – Red Rocks

Sep. 21: Get the Led Out “The American Led Zeppelin” – Red Rocks

Sep. 22: High Elevation Rock Festival w/ Five Finger Death Punch & more – Fiddler’s Green

Sep. 22: JJ Grey & Mofro – Red Rocks

Sep. 22: Josh Abbott BandLevitt Pavilion Denver

Sep. 23: Greensky Bluegrass – Red Rocks

Sep. 23: PoolsideBluebird Theater

Sep. 24: Galactic + Pepper – Red Rocks

Sep. 25: Glass Animals – Ogden Theatre

Sep. 25: Sturgill Simpson – Red Rocks

Sep. 26: Gorillaz – Red Rocks

Sep. 26: Adam AntParamount Theatre

Sep. 27: Fleet Foxes, Beach House – Red Rocks

Sep. 29-30: Big Gigantic – Red Rocks

Sep. 29: The Weeknd – Pepsi Center

Sep. 30: Florida Georgia Line – Pepsi Center

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Denver Concert Calendar—August 2017

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in August.

 

Aug. 1: Darius Rucker – Red Rocks

Aug. 1: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – Red Rocks

Aug. 2: Guns N’ RosesSports Authority Field

Aug. 2-3: The Head & The Heart – Red Rocks

Aug. 5: Citizen CopeElitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Aug. 5: Thievery Corporation – Red Rocks

Aug. 7: Randy NewmanDenver Botanic Gardens

Aug. 7: Alt-J – Red Rocks

Aug. 8-9: Miranda Lambert – Red Rocks

Aug. 9: Green DayFiddler’s Green

Aug. 10: A Tribe Called Quest – Red Rocks

Aug. 10: José González with Darlingside – Denver Botanic Gardens

Aug. 10: Sylvan EssoOgden Theatre

Aug. 11: Pretty Lights – Red Rocks

Aug. 13: Los Lobos & Los Lonely Boys Hudson Gardens

Aug. 15: Young the Giant – Red Rocks

Aug. 18: An Evening with Idina Menzel – Fiddler’s Green

Aug. 18: City and ColourParamount Theatre

Aug. 18: Slightly Stoopid – Red Rocks

Aug. 19: Gov’t Mule & Yonder Mountain String Band – Red Rocks

Aug. 19: Smash MouthDiscovery Park, Parker

Aug. 20: Die Antwoord – Red Rocks

Aug. 21: Khalid – Ogden Theatre

Aug. 23: 2 Chainz – Ogden Theatre

Aug. 25-27: The Lumineers – Fiddler’s Green

Aug. 27: Emancipator Ensemble & The Opiuo Band with RJD2 – Red Rocks

Aug. 28: Linkin ParkPepsi Center

Aug. 29: Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey – Pepsi Center

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Denver Culture Calendar—August 2017

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 August.

 

Comedy

Aug. 4-5: Colin JostComedy Works (Downtown)

Aug. 4-5: Jo Koy – Comedy Works (South)

Aug. 10-12: Jay Mohr – Comedy Works (South)

Aug. 13: Lisa Lampanelli – Comedy Works (South)

Aug. 17-19: Lucas Brothers – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Aug. 18-19: Rob Schneider – Comedy Works (South)

Aug. 19: Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable GuyFiddler’s Green

Aug. 23-26: Greg Proops – Comedy Works (Downtown)

Aug. 26: TJ MillerParamount Theatre

Aug. 30: Trailer Park Boys: Ricky, Julian & Bubbles – Red Rocks

 

Theater

June 11-Aug. 13: Colorado Shakespeare FestivalCU Boulder

June 23-Aug. 6: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny CashVintage Theatre

July 5-Aug. 23: Mixed Taste – Seawell Grand Ballroom

July 13-Aug. 6: AnnieStage Theatre

July 14-Aug. 20: Broadway BoundMiners Alley Playhouse, Golden

July 29-Aug. 26: On Golden Pond – John Hand Theater

Aug. 9-27: Men are from Mars, Women are from VenusGarner Galleria Theatre & Bar

Aug. 12: National Poetry Slam FinalsParamount Theatre

Aug. 17-Oct. 1: FrozenBuell Theatre @ DPAC

 

Museum Exhibits

Nov. 13-Sept. 14: Destination Solar System – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Feb. 11-Aug. 20: Ryan McGinely: The Kids Were Alright – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Mar. 22-Aug. 6: Word Dance – Denver Art Museum

April 1-Dec. 1: Tripod Photography at the Butterfly Pavilion – Butterfly Pavilion

June 2-Aug. 3: Chromatic – Artwork Network Gallery & Event Center

June 16-Jan. 1: Nature’s Amazing Machines – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Aug. 13-Nov. 12: Common Ground – Denver Art Museum

Denver Culture Calendar July 2017

Denver Culture Calendar—July 2017

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 July.

 

Comedy

July 6-8: Steve-OComedy Words (South)

July 13: Dave ChappelleBellco Theatre

July 13-15: Hari Kondabolu – Comedy Works (Downtown)

July 13-15: Sinbad – Comedy Works (South)

July 15: Dave Chappelle – Red Rocks

July 20-23: James Davis – Comedy Works (Downtown)

July 22: Steve Martin & Martin Short – Bellco Theatre

July 27-30: Drew Michael – Comedy Works (Downtown)

July 28-29: Nikki Glaser – Comedy Works (South)

July 29: Jim Gaffigan1stBank Center

 

Theater

June 1-July 9: Luzia by Cirque du Soleil Pepsi Center

June 11-Aug. 13: Colorado Shakespeare FestivalCU Boulder

June 23-Aug. 6: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny CashVintage Theatre

June 30-July 23: Baby Boomer Baby – A Musical Comedy Talkin’ ‘bout My Generation – The Dairy Arts Center, Boulder

July 5-Aug. 23: Mixed Taste – Seawell Grand Ballroom

July 7-15: Sonder: Immersive Dance Theatre ExperienceEllie Caulkins Opera House

July 13-Aug. 6: AnnieStage Theatre

 

Museum Exhibits

Feb. 17-Dec. 30: Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

April 28-Sept. 24: Calder: Monumental – Denver Botanic Gardens

May 8-Aug. 20: Tableau – Denver Art Museum

June 2-Aug. 3: Chromatic – Artwork Network Gallery & Event Center

June 2-Aug. 27: Jenny Morgan – Skindeep – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

June 3-Jan.14: Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas – The Longmont Museum

June 30-Oct. 29: La Musidora – Denver Art Museum

Denver concert calendar July 2017

Denver Concert Calendar—July 2017

Whether you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in July.

 

July 6: Queen & Adam LambertPepsi Center

July 7-9: Bassnectar1stBank Center

July 7-9: The Avett Brothers – Red Rocks

July 10: Santana – Red Rocks

July 11: Beck – Red Rocks

July 13: Michael Franti & Spearhead – Red Rocks

July 13-14: Jack JohnsonFiddler’s Green

July 14: Michelle BranchThe Gothic Theatre

July 14: Railroad Earth & Leftover Salmon – Red Rocks

July 15: Brad Paisley – Pepsi Center

July 15: Daryl Hall & John Oates with Tears for Fears

July 16: Amos Lee with the Colorado Symphony – Red Rocks

July 16: Garbage/Blondie – Fiddler’s Green

July 18: Goo Goo Dolls – Fiddler’s Green

July 19: Dirty Heads & SOJA – Red Rocks

July 19: Jaymes YoungLarimer Lounge

July 19: John Mayer – Pepsi Center

July 20: Earth, Wind & Fire with Chic – Pepsi Center

July 21: Neil Diamond – Pepsi Center

July 21-23: The String Cheese Incident – Red Rocks

July 26: Glass Animals – Red Rocks

July 29: Kendrick Lamar – Pepsi Center

July 29: Zac Brown BandCoors Field

July 30: Creedence Clearwater Revival Hudson Gardens

July 31: Steve Miller Band – Red Rocks

July 31: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – Pepsi Center

Concert Calendar—June

Weather you’re soaking up the sun in the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater or visiting local venues like the Bluebird and the Fillmore, live music is everywhere you look in Denver. Check out the best concerts happening in June.

 

Concerts

May 31-June 2: The Disco BiscuitsOgden Theatre

June 1: Chromeo & Rufus Du Sol – Red Rocks

June 2: The Motet & Jurassic 5 – Red Rocks

June 3: Denver Beer Co.’s Sun Drenched Music Fest – Denver Beer Co.

June 3: Marian Hill – Ogden Theatre

June 3: ZZ Ward – The Bluebird Theater

June 5: John Mellencamp – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

June 5: Surfer Blood – Larimer Lounge

June 6: Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull – Pepsi Center

June 6: Modest Mouse – Fillmore Auditorium

June 7: Metallica: Worldwired Tour – Sports Authority Field at Mile High

June 7: Phoenix – Red Rocks

June 9: Ok Go – The Gothic Theatre

June 10: Big Head Todd and the Monsters – Red Rocks

June 11: Marshmello – Red Rocks

June 13: Punch Brothers – Denver Botanic Gardens

June 14: Norah Jones – Red Rocks

June 16: Dispatch – Red Rocks

June 17: Grammatik – Red Rocks

June 18: Portugal. The Man & Local Natives – Red Rocks

June 20: The Moody Blues – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

June 23-25: Widespread Panic – Red Rocks

June 25: Vans Warped Tour ’17 – Pepsi Center

June 28: Paul Simon – Red Rocks

June 30-July 2: Umphrey’s McGee – Red Rocks

Denver Culture Calendar—June

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—comedy, theater, museum exhibits—Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste of June.

 

Comedy

June 1-3: Christina Pazsitzky – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 4-5: Troy Walker – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 8-10: John Henson – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 11-12: Jordan Rock – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 15-17: Colin Kane – Comedy Works (Downtown)

June 15-17: Damon Wayans Jr. – Comedy Works (South)

June 18: Father’s Day Family Show w/ Chris Voth – Comedy Works (South)

June 23-24: Brian Regan – Paramount Theatre

 

Theater

May 6-June 17: The Luckiest People – Curious Theatre Company

May 19-June 18: Hairspray – Littleton Town Hall Arts Center

May 30-June 18: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Ellie Caulkins Opera House

May 26-July 1: Rocky Horror Show – The Bug Theatre

June 1: VRiety 360: A Modern Variety Show with a Technological Twist – Denver Center for the Performing Arts @ DPAC

June 1-25: Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil – Pepsi Center

June 1-25: Dragon – Garner Galleria Theatre & Bar

June 11-Aug. 13: Colorado Shakespeare Festival – University of Colorado Boulder

June 17-July 15: Rock of Aging – John Hand Theater

June 22: Murder Mystery Dinner Party – The Old Spaghetti Factory

June 23-Aug. 26: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash – Vintage Theatre

 

Museum Exhibits

Mar. 19-Aug. 6: Word Dance – Denver Art Museum

April 3-Aug. 6: Abstract Expressionism – Denver Art Museum

Mar. 10-Aug. 13: Vikings: Beyond the Legend – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Feb. 11-Aug. 20: Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright – Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

May 1-Nov. 19: Unseated – Denver Art Museum

June 10-30: Strong Statements – Denver Art Museum

June 16-Jan. 1: Nature’s Amazing Machines – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Creative Classes in Denver

Why not take a little time off from sightseeing and find a creative outlet? There are tons of classes and workshops around Denver, offering everything from throwing pots to learning to paint with a glass of wine in your hand. Our picks for the best creative classes are below.

 

Art Classes

Pinot’s Palette

This franchise combines two things we love—art and alcohol. Every class is led by an experienced artist who teaches the class step-by-step how to create their own painted masterpieces. There is an impressive selection of wine and beer, including many local brews, and some Sunday classes offer bottomless mimosas for $10. The studio can also be rented out for private events.

Location: 3420 W 32nd Ave

Hours: The studio is open only for classes and private events—check out the event calendar on their website for details.

Cost: Open studio costs $12, most classes cost around $30, and prices vary for private events.

Learn more and reserve a spot at: https://www.pinotspalette.com/highlands or 720-663-1278

 

Share Denver

A community art space in the heart of Denver, this creative hub offers classes like jewelry making, veggie fermentation, and sugar skull creation. It doesn’t get much more relaxed than this spot, which feels more like a cozy living room than a work space, and draws crafters of all skill levels and abilities. Take a look at their monthly calendar for classes and events.

Location: 2829 Fairfax St

Hours: The studio is open only for classes and private events. Call or stop by for details.

Cost: Prices vary depending on the class.

Learn more and reserve a spot at: 720-608-0623

 

Ceramics in the City

A paint-your-own pottery studio that also features painting classes, glass fusing, and canvas painting, Ceramics in the City has it all. Come home with your own hand-painted mug, vase, or platter! Be sure to check out the daily specials to save some money on your creation, and look into renting the studio space for private events and parties.

Location: 5214 E Colfax

Hours: Monday – Friday: 11AM – 8PM; Saturday: 10AM – 8PM; Sunday: 11AM – 5PM

Cost: There is no studio fee—you just pay for your piece of pottery and all paint, tools, and other supplies are included. The prices range from $10-$65, and most pieces cost under $20.

Learn more and reserve a spot at: https://www.ceramicsinthecity.com or 303-200-0461

  

Cooking Classes

Kitchen Table Cooking School

With classes like “Tacos and Tequila” and “A Winter Evening in Florence,” a class at Kitchen Table is bound to be a good time whether you’re alone or with a group. Master the basics of artisan bread making in their workshop class, or rent out the space for a bridal shower or birthday party. There are 3-course couple classes every Friday evening!

Location: 6380 S Fiddler’s Green Circle

Hours: The studio is open only for classes and private events—check out the event calendar on their website for details.

Cost: Prices vary depending on the class.

Learn more and reserve a spot at: https://kitchentablegv.com or 303-220-9769

  

Cook Street School of Culinary Arts

Both a professional culinary arts academy and a recreational workspace for home cooks, Cook Street’s classes are taught by professional chefs and are sure to give you some impressive skills to take back home and show off to your friends. They have plenty of traditional classes, as well as date-night and high-altitude baking classes. This great spot is available for private dining and as an event space, as well.

Location: 1937 Market St

Hours: Daily, 9AM – 10PM

Cost: Prices vary depending on the class.

Learn more and reserve a spot at: https://cookstreet.com or 303-308-9300

  

Stir Cooking School

This laid-back cooking space in the bustling Highlands neighborhood offers cooking and mixology classes for both novice and experienced chefs. There is a full bar inside if you would like to accompany your class with a cocktail or glass of wine. Every Saturday night is date night at Stir, with couple classes like Iron Chef and All About Aphrodisiacs.

Location: 3215 Zuni St

Hours: The studio is open only for classes and private events—check out the event calendar on their website for details.

Cost: Prices vary depending on the class.

Learn more and reserve a spot at: https://www.stirtolearn.com or 720-287-4823

Kid-Approved: The Best Activities for Children in Denver

There’s plenty to do with the little ones in Denver. From the tranquil Botanic Gardens to the heart-racing Elitch Gardens, your kids won’t be bored. Take a look at our list below for some of the top activities in Denver that are fun for the whole family.

 

The Butterfly Pavilion

With over 5,000 animals including a resident tarantula named Rosie, the Butterfly Pavilion is a great place to relax among the butterflies and flowers while the kids check out the creepy-crawlies. There’s way more to see at this tropical paradise than the magnificent 1,600 butterflies from around the world—be sure to visit the underwater area where the kids can hold a starfish and the invertebrate exhibit with activities about centipedes, beetles, and worms.

Location: 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster

Hours: Daily 9AM – 5PM

Cost: Adults: $11, Kids 2-12: $7, Kids under 2: free

For more info: https://www.butterflies.org

  

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

This huge amusement and water park in the heart of downtown first opened in 1890 and has been delighting Denver residents and visitors ever since. There are plenty of rides and attractions for the whole family—be sure to check out the Goofy Gazebo and Elitch Express train. If you’re feeling bold, take a plunge on the Tower of Doom—the 200-foot drop at 60 mph is not for the faint of heart!

Location: 2000 Elitch Cir

Hours: Summer months: Sunday – Thursday: 10:30AM – 9PM; Friday – Saturday: 10:30AM – 10PM; see website for detailed info on hours

Cost: Adults (online tickets): $36, Adults (tickets at the gate): $50, Kids 3+: $32, Kids under 3: free

For more info: https://www.elitchgardens.com

 

Denver Zoo

Committed to animal conservation and environmental protection, Denver Zoo has received a plethora of awards and recognitions including the highest international award for its environmental, health, and safety systems, one of only 4 total recipients. The exhibits rotate on a regular basis and the zoo often features special events, such as Feathered Friend February and International Polar Bear Day. Don’t miss the African Penguin Feeding and the Sea Lion Show!

Location: 2300 Steele St

Hours: Winter hours: daily 10AM – 4PM

Cost: Adults: $13, Kids 3-11: $9, Kids under 3: free

For more info: https://www.denverzoo.org

 

The Children’s Museum

Your kids will love this magical museum that’s all about them! Their many exhibits are divided into four focuses: explore, imagine, investigate, and create. Some examples of exhibits you’ll find at the Children’s Museum: “Teaching Kitchen,” “Fire Station No.1,” and “Ready, Vet, Go!” A great place for kids to try something new, the museum also offers daily story times and clay workshops.

Location: 2121 Children’s Museum Dr

Hours: Monday – Tuesday: 9AM – 4PM; Wednesday: 9AM – 7:30PM; Thursday – Friday: 9AM – 4PM; Saturday – Sunday: 10AM – 5PM

Cost: Kids over 2 and adults: $13, Kids age 1: $11, Kids under 1: free

For more info: https://www.mychildsmuseum.org

 

Denver Botanic Gardens

A day wandering through the 24 acres of flowers, wildlife, trees, and succulents of the Botanic Gardens is a day well spent. The hands-on Mordecai Children’s Garden is only open during the summer, but your kids will keep busy year-round at the Science Pyramid, art shows, and permanent gardens. Don’t miss the Orchid Showcase, a special event that ends February 20, and the Summer Concert Series for a unique music venue in bloom.

Location: 1007 York St

Hours: Winter hours: daily 9AM – 5PM; Summer hours: 9AM – 8PM

Cost: Adults: $12.50, Kids 3-15 & Students (with ID): $9, Kids under 3: free

For more info: https://www.botanicgardens.org

 

Rockies Game at Coors Field

Beginning in April and going through the end of September, Rockies games are a wonderful experience for the whole family to get a true taste of the Mile High City (hotdogs optional). Tickets are affordable at the world-famous Coors Field, nestled into the historic Ballpark neighborhood downtown. Soak up a view of the Rocky Mountains (and a few beers) while you and the kids watch the Rockies bring home the win!

Location: 2001 Blake St

Hours: Check out the website for game times

Cost: Varies depending on seats, but most tickets range from $4 (for the “Rockpile”) and $70

For more info: https://colorado.rockies.mlb.com/

  

Denver Aquarium

Your kids will be transfixed for hours watching the sharks, eels, poison dart frogs, and many more animals in this underwater world. Denver Aquarium offers a 4D movie experience and an entire area dedicated to mermaids—watch these mythical beauties swim with sharks and stay for the meet and greet after the show. There’s also a full restaurant to refuel between all the water fun.

Location: 700 Water St

Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10AM – 9PM; Friday – Saturday: 10AM – 9:30PM

Cost: Adults: $19.50, Kids 3-11: $13.50, Kids under 3: free

For more info: https://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver/

 

Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

You simply can’t leave Denver without visiting Red Rocks Amphitheatre, a unique natural wonder where the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains meet. Whether you’re here for a concert or just to climb the steps and take in the breathtaking views, a trip to Red Rocks is unforgettable. Try to spot a sunrise or sunset—the sun framed by the rocks is nothing short of magical. If you can’t experience the acoustics while you’re here, take in the natural beauty on a hike or bike ride with the kids.

Location: 18300 W Alameda Parkway, Morrison

Hours: Amphitheatre: Non-event days: daily from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset; Event days: typically one hour before sunrise – 2PM; see website for show dates/times

Park: daily from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset on non-event days

Cost: Admission to the park and amphitheatre is free; check out the website for show details

For more info: https://redrocksonline.com