Almost any day is perfect for a picnic in and near Denver, as long as it’s not raining or the temperature is below 50-degrees that is. Many parks offer swaths of plush grass, picnic tables, grills and even shelters in case the sun it beating down or one of those afternoon sprinkles happens. These 10 spots should be on your picnic list, and in case you don’t have time to whip up a basket of sandwiches, we added some quick stops nearby for food and supplies. [Read more…] about 10 Best Places To Picnic In And Around Denver
Things To Do
Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder finds everyone’s favorite God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced – a quest for inner peace. But Thor’s retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. [Read more…] about Win Reserved Seats! Movie Preview – ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE things to do around Denver. The list is updated daily, so check back often. Looking for more free and low-cost things to do in the following weeks? Find additional activities on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or month.
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Here’s what’s happening this week: [Read more…] about 127 Free Things To Do This Week Around Denver
The Lagoon Summer Concert Series is a community tradition enjoyed by northern Colorado music lovers of all ages. The FREE event offers concerts this summer under the trees of The Lagoon at Colorado State University from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Local food trucks will be onsite each week. The 2022 lineup includes: [Read more…] about Lagoon Summer Concert Series in Fort Collins
Lights! Camera! Discounts! If you love independent films and documentaries, you know it’s extremely rare to get any discounts on tickets at Landmark Theatres. Yes, they offer a matinée discount on shows before 6 p.m. on weekdays and for the first show on weekends, but it’s just for a buck or two. That’s what makes this new weekly deal worthy of the spotlight for frugal film fanatics. [Read more…] about Landmark Theatres Offers Discounted Tickets Every Monday & Tuesday
Celebrate Independence Day with breathtaking scenery and heart-pounding polo during a 4th of July-themed tailgate party on Sunday, July 3, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The USPA Centennial Cup Finals features some of the world’s best polo players, including top-rated Santi Torres, Robertito Zedda, Jason Wates, and Erica Gandomcar-Sachs among others. There will be drinks and food for sale on site, as well as awards for best July 4th-themed tailgate and costume. [Read more…] about Denver Polo Club Holds 4th of July Tourney – First Responders & Military Get In Free
Going to the movies is just a given in the summer for families looking for blockbuster fun, especially in an air-conditioned theater or, better yet, under a beautiful Colorado evening sky. The number of summer film series keeps growing and it can be a challenge to keep track of them all. The following round-up of flicks being screened, indoors and outdoors, should be helpful for friends and families planning summertime activities. [Read more…] about 25+ Places for Free & Cheap Movies This Summer
Longmont’s Rhythm on the River is the city’s largest summer event. This festival celebrates the arts, music and nature in one fun‑filled signature event along the St. Vrain River on Friday and Saturday, July 8 & 9, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. both days. This family-friendly festival is FREE to attend, plus FREE parking and FREE shuttle service. Click here map of Roger’s Grove and the event site (220 Hover Rd., Longmont). [Read more…] about Rhythm on the River Fest Is Longmont’s Largest Summer Event
It’s the 36th year for the Colorado Black Arts Festival, scheduled for Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 10, 2022, at the West End of Denver’s City Park. Multiple stages will showcase the finest local and regional talent performing jazz, blues, soul, hip-hop, dance, and gospel. In addition, festival-goers will find a wide variety of artwork for sale along the African-American Visual Arts Row, as well as food, games and services. [Read more…] about Colorado Black Arts Festival 2022 Returns To Denver’s City Park
Colorado Chautauqua has reconstructed the historic 1899 Chautauqua Café are it is ready for its public debut. A Grand Opening is set for Sunday, July 3, 2022, from noon to 2 p.m. Festivities include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, musical entertainment by the Mile High Brass Band, games for the kiddos and FREE ice cream for those 12 and younger. [Read more…] about Historic 1899 Chautauqua Cafe Holds Ice Cream Social Grand Opening
Stars in the sky, music in the air and action on the big screen — the perfect summer night for family fun in the park. Infinity Park is hosting Music & Movie Nights for FREE in 2022. Bring your chairs or big blanket and secure your spot on the lawn for a relaxing summer night under the stars. Don’t forget to pack some snacks, too! [Read more…] about Music & Movie Nights at Infinity Park in 2022
Popular local musicians take to the stage at CityCenter Englewood Amphitheater every Thursday in July for the SunSET Concert Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic to this FREE outdoor event. There will also be food trucks at each performance. The SunSET Concert Series 2022 line-up: [Read more…] about Englewood SunSET Free Concert Series
The Colorado Music Festival offers a summer of classical music-filled days and nights at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder. On Sunday, July 3 at 11 a.m., the Festival performs its Family Concert “Tubby the Tuba”. The event, in partnership with Really Inventive Stuff, uses comedy, props, and interaction to refresh beloved musical classics and enchant audiences of all ages. [Read more…] about Colorado Music Festival Performs Low-Cost Family Concert
So, no one told you life was gonna be this way? (Can you already hear the iconic theme music in your head?) If you’re a Friends fanatic, you don’t have to fly to New York City to hang out with your “favorite friends.” The much-talked-about “The FRIENDS Experience” is making a stop in Denver in 2022 for fans of all ages. Could we be any more excited? [Read more…] about ‘The FRIENDS Experience: The One in Denver’ Stops in Mile High City — Now Open!
The Arapahoe Libraries offers FREE Exploration Passes good for admission to 15 Denver area museums and attractions. Passes are available in limited quantities each day and grants admission for up to 7 people (some are fewer, so be sure to check the pass for specifics) to these places at no cost. You can book passes up to 30 days in advance. [Read more…] about Get Free Local Attraction Passes Through Arapahoe Libraries