March
Frozen Dead Guy Days
Frozen Dead Guy Days | Andrew Wyatt

March

Thursday
Mar 9
Marquis Theatre, 2009 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205
These monthly shows feature emerging musicians selected by local tastemakers. On the bill for March is Flaural, Oyster Kids, and headliner Dan Deacon. Entry is only $5 if you RSVP ahead of time.
Friday - Sunday
Mar 10-12
Nederland, CO
Yes, there really is a frozen dead guy (Bredo Morstøl) housed in a Tuff Shed on dry ice high above Nederland. So of course, the town has embraced this quirky fact and based an annual celebration around it complete with polar plunge, coffin races, a salmon toss, and more.
Saturday
Mar 11
​​​​​​​Roosevelt Park, Longmont 
This event from the Left Hand Brewing Foundation returns for its fifth year and features over 60 breweries along with a ski and snowboard competition and live music. The Chris Robinson Brotherhood is this year’s headliner.
Saturday
Mar 11
Downtown Denver
We mean that literally. Save the other kind of green for your parade after-party. This Denver tradition floods Downtown with the Irish spirit, plus plenty of bars along the route will be serving up green beer during the event.
Thursday
Mar 16
​​​​​​​Denver Marriott City Center, 1701 California St
The annual Great Chefs of the West is a fundraiser for the National Kidney Foundation and features over 20 chefs competing to create the best dish of the night. All you have to do is come ready to eat.
Thursday
Mar 16
The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe St, Denver, Colorado 80205
Sample beers from around 20 up-and-coming Colorado breweries while dancing the night away in neon at the 5th Annual New Kids on the Block Beer Festival.
Thursday - Sunday
Mar 16-Apr 23
Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, Colorado 80010
Travelers of the Lost Dimension is a unique interactive experience in which you not only watch, but participate in a performance that's part comedy, part adventure, and totally one-of-a-kind.  
Saturday
Mar 25
National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216
Collaboration Fest returns for its fourth year and promises to be bigger and better than ever with more space and 100+ beers from over 150 breweries for you to sample.
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April
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April

Friday
Apr 7
Coors Field
It's Rockies opening day so score tickets to the game against the Dodgers, or head to any bar in the Ballpark neighborhood to celebrate the return of baseball season in the Mile High.
Saturday
Apr 8
Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St
Embrace your inner geek and get a redo on prom night at Nerd Prom. Hosted by Rick & Alf from 93.3 and featuring music from Andy Rok & The Real Deal, MC Lars, Mega Ran, Rocket Surgeons, and DJ boyhollow, the event only asks one thing: Come ready to dance.
Friday
Apr 28
City Hall Amphitheater, 1144 Broadway
That's right. This underground art show not only features over 80 emerging artists, but a free pancake bar, plenty of drinks, and live art (including body painting).
Saturday - Sunday
Apr 29-30
All around Denver
During the annual Doors Open Denver event, you can take a look inside dozens of buildings -- many of which are not usually open to visitors poking around. Plus this year, look for new arts and culture activities at many of the sites.
Sunday
Apr 30
Wings Over the Rockies, 7711 E Academy Blvd #1
During the Star Wars at the Hangar event, you'll get to participate in Star Wars-specific games like Blast-A-Trooper and Green Screen Adventures, meet movie favorites including BB-8 and R2D2, and get the chance to win a seat in the legendary X-Wing Starfighter!
May
whiskey throwdown doughnut throwdown
Whiskey Throwdown & Doughnut Throwdown

May

Tuesday
May 2
Civic Center Park
This marks the first day of Civic Center Eats, an event that brings droves of food trucks to one spot in Downtown Denver most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11am-2pm through October 5.
Thursday
May 4
The Curtis Denver, 1405 Curtis St
Wear your Star Wars-themed best and head to ARTWAR. Check out work by local artists while enjoying galactic cocktails, dancing, and more. Costumes and theme-worthy attire are encouraged so break out that Chewbacca costume and party AARRRGGGGGHH.
Friday - Sunday
May 5-7
4400 Fox St
Shop from local vendors, enjoy food and drink, and jam out to some bluegrass at The Big Wonderful -- part outdoor marketplace, part party. It’s a partymarket!
Saturday
May 6
Wash Park
This annual event supports the Dumb Friends League. It's a 2 mile walk around Wash Park along with contests, demonstrations, and pet-related vendors. And yes, your furry friends are welcome.
Tuesday
May 16
Denver Marriott City Center, 1701 California St
The annual Great Chefs of the West is a fundraiser for the National Kidney Foundation and features over 20 chefs competing to create the best dish of the night. All you have to do is come ready to eat.
Saturday
May 20
McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave
It's National Whiskey Day so make sure you celebrate properly at the fifth annual Whiskey Throwdown & Doughnut Showdown, an event that pairs two of mankind's best creations.
Saturday
May 20
Five Points
Head to the 'hood that was once known as the Harlem of the West for this free annual event where it's all about jazz, with performances in a variety of venues throughout the area.
Sunday
May 21
Colfax Ave
That's what Playboy once called this famous stretch of road in Denver, and you can get up close and personal with it during the Colfax Marathon. The race course takes you through Downtown Denver, including a trip through a fire station and a loop around the field at Mile High Stadium.
Tuesday
May 23
River North Festival Grounds, 3715 Chestnut Place
Denver's newest food festival is all about chicken and craft cocktails. Restaurants will serving up their best birds as they compete for your vote in categories like Best Fried, Best BBQ, Best Wings, Best Overall Chicken Dish, and Best Cocktail.
Saturday
May 27
Water World, 8801 N Pecos St, Federal Height
It's opening day for this Denver summertime favorite, so kick off the season right and cool down in over 50 attractions including the lazy river, wave pool, and plenty of water slides.
Monday - Tuesday
May 29-30
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison
When one of the best bands plays at one of the best concert venues, you find a way to go. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers takes over the Red Rocks this Memorial Day weekend. Tickets start at $49.50.

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