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Memorial Day in Denver 2024: Family Fun Events

Denver Memorial Day 2024

Memorial Day weekend May 24-27, 2024 is the kick-off to summer and Mile High Mamas has you covered! From memorials to live music to family events to outdoor activities to blockbuster museum exhibits, don’t miss some of our favorite finds!  If you want to instill the true meaning of Memorial Day, check out Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops by First Lady Jill Biden and A Day for Rememberin’: Inspired by the True Events of the First Memorial Day.

Memorial Day Family Fun in Denver 2024

Denver Festivals and Events

Boulder Creek Festival 

WHEN: May 24–27, 2024
WHERE: Boulder Central Park and Civic Center, Boulder

Enjoy live music at the bandshell, a marketplace full of local vendors, delicious food trucks, refreshing bar stands and the Creekside Beer Fest. This summer bash brings the community together with three days and nights of fun festivities. Located between Arapahoe and Canyon Road, this anticipated occasion is free for all ages to attend and enjoy. 

Denver Arts Festival

WHEN: May 25–26, 2024
WHERE: Central Park’s Conservatory Green

The Denver Arts Festival is a free festival featuring fine art and fine crafts from primarily Colorado artists, while also showcasing a select group of national artists. Make a day of it with plenty of art to see, wine tasting from La Crema Winery, food trucks, adult beverages, and free live music both days. There will also be a Kids Art Zone where kids can create their own paintings to take home with them. Come see why this festival is one of the top-ranked art shows in the country!

2024 Fort Logan National Cemetery

WHEN: May 22 at 3 p.m. 
WHERE: Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver

To remember those that paid the ultimate sacrifice and to honor and preserve their legacy, volunteers organized by Carry The Load will visit 34 VA national cemeteries as they complete a 20,000-mile trek along five separate routes covering 48 states.

Memorial Day Car Show

WHEN: May 27, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Westland Town Center, 10624 West Colfax. 

Check out this fun car show on West Colfax for the best Memorial Day Car Show, with over 1,000 cars on display!

Bolder Boulder 10K

WHEN: May 27, noon
WHERE: 4820 63rd Street Ste 10, Boulder

Come run the Bolder BOULDER 10K race in Boulder this May.

Historic South Gaylord Street Kickoff to Summer. 

WHEN: May 25-27, 2024
WHERE: South Gaylord Street
Kickoff to Summer Memorial Weekend Festival with fun for the whole family with vendors, food and music. 

Commerce City Memorial Day Parade

WHEN: May 27, 2024
WHERE: 64th Ave. & Newport Street, Commerce City
Commerce City hosts Colorado’s largest Memorial Day Parade each year, bringing thousands of people from around the region together in our community to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

Territory Days

WHEN: May 25-27, 2024
WHERE: Old Colorado City
From its humble beginnings, Territory Days has grown from a small neighborhood craft fair into a popular three-day street festival. The event is held every Memorial Day Weekend in the historic Old Colorado City, located on the west side of Colorado Springs.

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