9 fun events in Denver this week
posted by: Amber Johnson
There is plenty of summer fun in Denver this week including the Denver County Fair, German Fest, Dinos! Prehistoric Park at the Denver Zoo and more. See our event calendar for additional information.
Denver County Fair at the National Western Complex
July 21 – 23
The Denver County Fair is back and under new ownership. The Western Stock Show Association purchased the fair in February 2017 and is committed to continuing the unique event while adding some features as only National Western can do.
July 21 – 23
German Fest Denver fosters a spirit of camaraderie and provides an experience of German culture and celebrates cultural diversity. German Fest welcomes everyone, and it is our way to unite the various ethnic groups in the Denver area and Colorado.
Joy Park Free Nights at Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
July 21, 4:00 – 8:00 pm
We’re keeping Joy Park open after hours from 4 – 8 pm (or dusk) on the third Friday of every month, May – September, thanks to a collaboration with Denver Parks and Recreation. Please note: These FREE nights include access to Joy Park only and are weather permitting. Except for the restrooms, the inside of the Museum will be closed.
VegFest Colorado at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
July 22 – 23
The 7th annual VegFest Colorado, a health and environmental fair, takes place July 22 and 23, 2017, offering activities for the whole family. Family friendly activities including speakers, cooking demos by nationally acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors, food sampling, exhibitors, food trucks and activities for children.
Fitness on the Rocks at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
July 22, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
You’ve never experienced Red Rocks like you are going to experience it with us!. FITNESS on the ROCKS is the largest workout that has ever been organized in Colorado and RED ROCKS is one of the nations most outrageous venues!
Colorado Renaissance Festival
July 22 – 23
Flashback to the 16th Century and journey through a medieval city. Enjoy full-armor jousting, tasty turkey legs, music and a marketplace featuring more than 200 artisans.
Wheels for Wildlife at The Wild Animal Sanctuary
July 22, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
“Wheels For Wildlife” is a vehicle show like no other!
With more than 10 acres of paved parking and display spaces available, there’s room for every kind of vehicle on the road today. So whether you have an antique Model A… a muscle car from the sixties… a decked-out motorcycle that you cherish beyond measure… a monster truck… or belong to a club and just want your membership to be able to celebrate in style… you are invited to participate.
DINOS! PREHISTORIC PARTY at the Denver Zoo
July 22, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Come celebrate the opening of our newest traveling exhibit, DINOS! Live at Denver Zoo, brought to you by your Hometown Toyota Stores at DINOS! Prehistoric Party, offered every Saturday night in July. Visit these 21 life-size animatronic dinosaurs after the sun goes down while enjoying additional family-friendly entertainment.