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Events

Stay in the know of family-friendly Colorado events with our weekly event round-up. Published every Wednesday.

What is Juneteenth and how can I celebrate in Denver?

Juneteenth, the combination of “June” and “nineteenth,” has been a day of celebration for more than 150 years. The day commemorates June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas with news the war was over and the enslaved were free.  The Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves in the United States, […]

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Denver's best events for Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Ready to celebrate? When Memorial Day weekend (May 22–25, 2020) rolls around in Denver, we go big. Check-out these awesome events from Visit Denver that are open for your enjoyment. Be sure to also see our 2020 Denver Summer Activity Guide for more ideas.  MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS SHIKI DREAMS WHEN: May 14–July 5, 2020 WHERE: 2219 […]

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Thursday's Flyover and Aerial Salute is also a fundraiser

Flying high…for a cause! In collaboration with Colorado Governor, Jared Polis and Mile High United Way, a group of local aviators will donate their time and resources to raise money and awareness for the Help Colorado Now program through a Flyover Fundraising Parade and Aerial Salute to essential workers. With a generous $500,000 challenge match from Lockheed […]

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The Lumineers Present “Colorado Gives Back” Live Stream Event

 Internationally acclaimed Denver band The Lumineers will present “Colorado Gives Back,” a live stream benefit concert on Friday, May 8th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm MT on The Lumineers YouTube Channel. The live streaming event will feature an all-star lineup including The Lumineers, OneRepublic, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, as well as special guests including former Colorado […]

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Earth Day 2020: Colorado activities that are good for the earth

Now more than ever, our hearts are turned to the importance of taking care of this beautiful world.  As the first U.S. state travel office to develop a comprehensive destination stewardship plan aimed at inspiring travelers to reduce their impacts, the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO), along with destinations across the state, is creating opportunities for […]

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"Virtually Denver" has growing list of online/virtual activities

Can’t visit your favorite attractions in Denver? No problem!  Denver residents complying with a mandatory “stay at home” order to help curb the spread of the coronavirus can still explore The Mile High City’s rich cultural and performing arts scenes and attractions from the safety of their homes with a new online resource called Virtually Denver. The new web […]

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