Events

Everything You Have to Do in Denver This Weekend

Updated On 06/21/2018 at 04:11PM EST Updated On 06/21/2018 at 04:11PM EST
Friday
Jun 22
BBQ Supply Co.
This popular Chicago spot for ‘cue has found its second home in Denver and this is your chance to be among the first to experience it during an evening dedicated to celebrating the porky and delicious art of whole hog cooking. The four-course feast includes smoked Texas sausage, sides like deviled egg potato salad, and of course, plenty of juicy pork.
Cost: $40
Vail Farmers' Market and Art Show
Vail Farmers' Market and Art Show
Friday
Jun 22
Vail
Taste creations made by some of the best chefs in the Vail Valley at the Vail Farmers Market Farm-to-Table Dinner Series. This weekend’s meal will include three courses and side dishes that all feature peak produce sourced from the area. Space is limited and the experience will be small and intimate.  
Cost: $145
Friday
Jun 22
VFW Post 1
Sample unique whiskeys from Jim Beam all while supporting Colorado’s veterans. The guided tasting will feature selections like the Jim Beam Master Distillers Cut and Knob Creek’s 2001 along with light appetizers from The Chocolate Lab. After sipping your way to even more whiskey knowledge, you’ll get to take a guided tour of this historic building and explore its gallery which features works from veterans while helping to tell their stories.
Cost: $80
Saturday
Jun 23
From 32nd & Irving to 32nd & Perry
With over 100 vendors and music from more than 15 local bands, this is one block party you won’t want to miss. Come shop, eat, drink, and dance in the streets during the 36th annual edition of this event that highlights the businesses and community of this popular neighborhood.
Cost: Free to attend
Saturday
Jun 23
Don's Club Tavern
Home to the most random vending machine contents in the city, this longtime favorite for cheap drinks and good conversation is throwing a party to honor over seven decades of business. Stop by for drink specials all day long, free Don’s T-shirts for the first 100 customers, free hot dogs and burgers, and the chance to win prizes.
Cost: Free to attend
 Rocky Mountain Beer Festival‎
Rocky Mountain Beer Festival‎
Saturday
Jun 23
Louisville Community Park
This event, formerly known as the Rocky Mountain Pizza & Pints Festival, has stepped things up with more beer for a veritable beerfest packed with local brews for your pleasure. While you sip, you can also play lawn games while listening to live music, all while supporting the horses at the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center in Longmont, Colorado.
Cost: Free to attend but ticket packages for the brews start at $16.50
Saturday
Jun 23
Lighthouse Writers Workshop
The Atlas Obscura Society is putting on this educational workshop that will let you try your hand at something you usually read about or see on TV. Believe it or not, lockpicking is actually a competitive sport, so who knows, you could walk away from this with a new, unique profession. But even if you don’t have champion level skills, you will leave with a lockpicking set for at-home practice.
Cost: $70
Saturday
Jun 23
Confluence Park
The sixth annual edition of this event is moving back to Confluence Park for a day of activities near -- and in -- the river. You can try out stand-up paddleboarding, climb the rock walls, balance on slacklines, and watch kayak races. The festivities also include a packed schedule of DJs and live music, food vendors, and even a giant beaver sculpture made out of recycled aluminum cans.
Cost: Free to attend
Saturday
Jun 23
Call to Arms Brewery
This island-themed party is all about relaxation. Soak in the summer vibes whilst enjoying live music from reggae band Sun Dried Nanners. Ohana Grill food truck will be on hand with the beachy eats along with Maui Shave Ice to keep you cool.
Cost: Free to attend, so you can save that cash for the beers and food
Frasca Food Wine
Frasca Food & Wine
Sunday
Jun 24
Frasca Food and Wine (Boulder
Typically this James Beard award-winning restaurant is dinner only, but this Sunday, they’re kicking off their summer brunch series. This is your chance to treat yourself to an incredible dining experience. The meal will include two courses, a selection of wine, and brunch-friendly cocktails will also be available.
Cost: $60