Concerts at the Crescent takes place on Tuesday evenings from June 4 through August 6 at the Crescent Amphitheater in Greenwood Village. Bring your friends, family and a picnic dinner. The park opens at 5 p.m. The FREE concerts start at 7 p.m., ending around 8:30 p.m. For a map to the venue, scroll to the bottom of the post. Here’s the 2019 schedule: [Read more…] about Concerts at the Crescent on Tuesdays
For more than 125 years jazz music has wafted across Denver’s City Park. This summer is no exception with City Park Jazz, Sundays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 2 through August 4 at the Bandstand by City Park Pavilion on Ferril Lake. The 10-concert series is FREE with about 5,000 jazz fans attending each performance. For a map to the location, scroll to the bottom of this post. Here’s the calendar: [Read more…] about Free City Park Jazz Summer Concerts
Thanks to Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Denver (4255 W. Colfax Ave.) and Littleton (7301 S. Santa Fe Dr.), families have cool option for low-cost family-friendly flicks this summer. From early June to mid-August, the cinema opens its Alamo Kids Camp and screens a kids flick every week. (The popular cinema has a new location in Westminster opening soon.) [Read more…] about Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s Summer Kids Camp: $1 Family Films
A dynamic lineup of FREE entertainment marks this summer’s The Orchard Town Center Concerts in Westminster. Bring your lawn chairs and listen to live music on Town Center Drive every Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. You’ll find plenty of FREE parking and dining options. Here’s the 2019 schedule: [Read more…] about The Orchard Town Center Westminster Concerts
Harkins Theatres’ annual (and very popular) Summer Movie Fun series passes are on sale. Even better for families, the series runs at two locations this summer — Arvada 14 (5550 Olde Wadsworth Blvd.) and Northfield 18 (8300 E. Northfield Blvd.) [Read more…] about Harkins Theatres’ Summer Movie Fun: 10 Kid Flicks for $5
Summertime has never sounded so good in Parker. The city’s new amphitheater hosts the Discovery Park Summer Concert Series. The FREE concerts starting at 6 p.m. are every Thursday from May 30 to August 1. The venue features an open-space design and a number of exciting amenities, such as interactive water fountain for the kids.
Bring your picnic baskets, your lawn chairs and your beach blankets. Concessions will not be available for purchase, but note that due to its open-space design, no alcoholic beverages are allowed. [Read more…] about Parker Arts’ Free Summer Concerts in Discovery Park
Downtown Longmont (4th Ave. between Main and Kimbark Streets) gives you the chance to dance in the street and enjoy live music from regional artists for FREE. Every Friday night in June, sample food and drink from local businesses. Opening acts start at 6 p.m., with headliners taking the stage at 7 p.m. Here’s the lineup: [Read more…] about Downtown Longmont’s Summer Concert Series
Castle Rock stages a series of concerts called Tunes For Trails this summer. While the concerts are FREE, the hope is that donations from music lovers will help support the city’s Parks and Trails Foundation. Concerts take place at the outdoor amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park. For a map to the park, scroll to the end of this post. [Read more…] about Tunes For Trails in Castle Rock
Evergreen Lake is home to a FREE concert series on Wednesday nights throughout the summer. The open-air concerts, with the rustic log-hewn Lake House as a backdrop, run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. every other Wednesday and feature a variety of music from jazz to rock.
Concert-goers can bring their own picnics of buy food and drink from local vendors. Concerts begin at 5 p.m., with the headline act’s performance starting at 7 p.m. For a map to the venue, scroll to the very bottom of this post. Here’s the schedule: [Read more…] about Evergreen Lake Summer Concert Series
Food & Flick Fridays in Firestone has become a favorite summertime event. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, friends and family for a fun Friday night. Attendees are welcome to start the evening by enjoying scrumptious fare from a variety of full-fledged mobile restaurants set up from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In addition to the food trucks, the event includes various activities from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., including live music, FREE face painting, games and activities. Select sponsors of the series will also be set up in the park with family-friendly activities planned at each of their booths. FREE movies will show on the big screen starting at 8:30 p.m. Note: The park location varies by date, so check first before heading out for an evening of fun. [Read more…] about Food & Flicks Fridays in Firestone
Summer is great for so many reasons: wearing shorts and flip-flops every day, going to the mountains, shopping farmers’ markets, free outdoor movies and lots of live music. Luckily, the Front Range is jam-packed with summer concerts — many of them FREE… our favorite kind!
To ensure you don’t miss out on any live music, we’ve created this Mile High Summer Concerts Guide. Concerts are sorted by day of the week and then by start date. All are FREE unless noted with a $. [Read more…] about Mile High Summer Concerts Guide
If you love drive-in theaters (and who doesn’t?), get revved up for the Denver Mart Drive-In at 451 E. 58th Ave. in Denver — now, in its fifth year!
Featuring first run films, on the largest screen in the region, the drive-in theater incorporates a digital projection system, with FM transmissions, to provide the ultimate viewing experience in the comfort of your own car.
Conveniently located in an urban setting, the drive-in has room for nearly 300 vehicles. For a map of the location, scroll down to the end of the post. [Read more…] about Denver Mart Drive-In: Double-Feature For $10
Regal Entertainment Group has scheduled 14 weeks of family-friendly flicks at select theaters. During its Summer Movie Express, selected G- or PG-rated movies show every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. — starting June 4. (Dates may vary by location.) Tickets are just $1 each. (Even better, a portion of the proceeds benefit the Will Rogers Institute.) [Read more…] about Regal Cinemas: $1 Family-Friendly Flicks For 14 Weeks This Summer
Honk! Honk! When we think of going to the movies, we often forget about the good ol’-fashioned drive-in. Mostly because they no longer exist. Luckily, the Denver metro area has one left, 88 Drive-In Theatre at 8780 Rosemary St. in Commerce City. (Did you know they’ve been showing flicks for more than 40 years?)
And it not only offers a long-forgotten, unique movie-going experience, but great value, too. In 2015, they upgraded to a state-of-the-art digital projector — all on a 40′ by 70′ screen! [Read more…] about 88 Drive-In Theatre Offers Triple-Feature For $9
This popular summer tradition isn’t necessarily “cheap”, but it sure is lots of fun. (Actually, 16 bucks for a concert, comedian and flick isn’t so bad, right?) The Denver Film Society and Denver Arts & Venues are hosting their 20th season of Film on the Rocks at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. (Could you ask for a better backdrop?)
The 2019 season includes 7 movies throughout the summer, including cult-classics, pop culture standards and past fan-favorites. Performances by local bands and comedians precede each film. [Read more…] about Under The Stars: 2019 Film On The Rocks