Broncos fans, set your alarm! Half-price tickets for Denver Broncos home games for the 2016 season go on sale today, Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets may only be purchased through Ticketmaster.com or the Ticketmaster charge-by-phone system at 1-800-745-3000. Why are locals lucky enough to get such a great deal? Well, it all goes back to the legislation authorizing the construction of Sports Authority Field at Mile High. As part of the agreement, the Broncos are required to sell 2,000 half-price tickets per home game. Single-game ticket prices will range from $16.50 to $435. (Service fees will apply.) Before you get your team together, you’ll want to make note of the 2016 season schedule. To make it fair for all, there are a few rules in place: [Read More…]
It’s Fair Time!
For the sixth year, the Civic Center Conservancy and Denver Parks & Recreation are hosting their Movies in the Park series. The public is invited to spend an evening under the stars (while watching stars on the big screen) in Civic Center Park. Here’s the line-up: August 3 – Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, August 10 – This is Spinal Tap and August 17 – Moonrise Kingdom. Movies start at dusk, but on-site food trucks will be available starting at 6 p.m. Picnics are also welcome.
Cheesman Park plays host to an arts festival, Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31. More than 130 artists from across the country have been invited to showcase their work in the Cheesman Park Art Fest, a two-day outdoor festival. Patrons can browse top-quality works of potters, painters, jewelers, sculptors, glass artists, and more – in a wide range of friendly prices. This lively outdoor event will also feature music, 12+ local food trucks, specialty food sampling, creative demonstrations and activities for kids. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please carpool or consider biking or walking. Parking is available along along the north lane of 8th Avenue. The show is on the southwest side of the park near 8th Ave. and N. Williams St.
Goorin Bros., the fourth generation, family-owned company of bold hatmakers, hsost a two day sample sale in Denver on Saturday & Sunday, July 30 & 31 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Buffalo Exchange. Select hats and styles are priced as low as $10. Throw a new packable straw hat into your suitcase or add a flat cap to your summer wardrobe. From fedoras to floppies, there will be discounted hats for every season. To cool off, Pabst Blue Ribbon will be providing libations on site. 51 Broadway, Denver.
In the new comedy Nine Lives, Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a billionaire whose workaholic lifestyle leaves him disconnected from his wife (Jennifer Garner) and adoring daughter Rebecca. Needing a present for Rebecca’s 11th birthday, Brand visits a mysterious pet store and leaves with a cat named Mr. Fuzzypants. After a mysterious incident, Tom wakes up to find himself magically trapped inside the animal’s body. As his family adjusts to life with an odd and stubborn feline, Brand must figure out a way to become human again. MHOTC readers can enter to win an admit-two pass to see the film during its run in Denver. Passes are valid Mondays to Thursdays at any Cinemark theatre. Here’s how to snag a pass: Go here and type in the requested information. Be sure to type in your complete mailing address, no P.O. Boxes allowed. Then, click on “Submit.” Deadline to enter is end of day, Friday, August 5. Winners will be notified by email and receive passes by mail to redeem at the cinema box office.
Hot enough for you? Summer is sizzling. Why not heat up your nights (and days) with a concert, night of theater, some improv or watching the Colorado Rockies. You can even fulfill your childhood dream of all the LEGOs in the world in one place at Brick Fest Live. We’ve found discounts to amusement parks, performances, and more that you can enjoy from now through the end of summer. Here are deals on all sorts of fun across the Front Range. [Read More…]
For the fifth year, 7NEWS is celebrating Colorado’s birthday. (We’re 140 years old!) This year, the stately affair takes place at Belmar (464 S. Teller St. in Lakewood) on Friday, July 29 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The first 1,000 people in attendance will receive a FREE Colorado t-shirt. There will be live music on two stages, local food vendors, family-friendly activities and giveaways. Plus, viewers can meet some of their favorite 7NEWS reporters. Kids will also enjoy a soccer demo with the Colorado Rapids Street Team. Happy Birthday, Colorado…you look so beautiful!
Mile High Flea Market (7007 E. 88th Ave. in Henderson) always has something for everyone who loves to shop, browse or just have fun in the sun. On Friday, July 29, all buyers get in FREE (reg. $2) all day — from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Children under 12 always get in for FREE.) You’ll find an enormous flea market, a farmers market, shops with new merchandise, delicious food and classic kids rides. It’s a big place at more than 80 acres, so be prepared to walk in the sun. (Think walking shoes and sunscreen.) 7007 E. 88th Ave., Henderson, 303-289-4656.
Lawson Adventure Park, Colorado’s newest outdoor family playground celebrates its grand opening Friday to Sunday, July 29 to 31. Covering more than 40 acres in Clear Creek County, the park is less than an hour drive from Denver just outside of Idaho Springs. All activities will be 20% off this weekend. Ticket options vary by activity, with packages also available. Lawson Adventure Park is opening in three phases, this first grand opening weekend celebrates the completion of the adventure side of the park. [Read More…]
You don’t need a passport to soak up the culture and flavor of Asia at the annual Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. The FREE family-friendly festival returns to Sloan’s Lake Park in northwest Denver on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This festival is one of the few of its kind in the U.S. with two full days of fast-paced dragon boat racing (boats start their match-up at 8 a.m. each morning). [Read More…]