Boulder; 303-444-7223; www.bolderboulder.com
This annual 10K is held on Memorial Day
and garners international attention and
Denver Botanic Gardens Plant Sale
Denver Botanic Gardens
Celebrate the gardening season at the
Spring Plant Sale at the Denver Botanic
Gardens. The annual plant extravaganza
offers more than 85,000 plants specific to
Colorado gardening for sale.
Denver Chalk Art Festival
Festival artists create chalk masterpieces
on pavement and sidewalks, celebrating a
tradition started in 16th century Italy. Enjoy
live entertainment, food specialties and the
magic of chalk art.
Denver Day of Rock
This free one-of-a-kind music event features
five stages of live music throughout downtown Denver on Memorial Day Weekend.
Denver Public Schools
Denver Performing Arts Complex
The largest and oldest student Shakespeare
Festival in the country features thousands
of students from Denver Public Schools
each year. The day-long festival is held in
downtown Denver and gives students the
opportunity to perform scenes and sonnets
from the works of William Shakespeare as
well as demonstrate the dance, and vocal and
instrumental music of Shakespeare’s time.
Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival
Old Town Erie and Colorado National Golf Course
Enjoy booths with hundreds of vendors,
performances, a car show and carnival
games throughout the day and evening. Hot
air balloons are launched in the morning.
Indian Market and Powwow
The Fort Restaurant; 19192 Highway 8, Morrison
Celebrate Native American culture during
a weekend of tribal dance competitions,
demonstrations and art.
Arvada Center Summer Concert Series
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
The annual Summer Concert Series features
an eclectic mix of music presented outdoors
under the dazzling Rocky Mountain skies.
The series provides an intimate setting
where no audience member is farther than
100 feet from the stage. Concerts feature
a variety of music styles, from Cajun to
western swing and jazz to bluegrass.
CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair
Civic Center Park
With over 200,000 fair-goers and numerous
exhibitors, vendors and volunteers, Civic
Center Park becomes Colorado’s third
largest city over the weekend of the festival.
For two days, the streets are closed and
filled with music, juggling, wonderful arts
and crafts, delicious food, families, friends
and laughter as the people of Colorado
celebrate this annual Rite of Summer.
Colorado Renaissance Festival
I- 25 South, exits 172 and 173, Larkspur
Go back to the Renaissance period. This
annual 16th century village and marketplace is
recreated for eight weekends in June and July.
Denver Botanic Gardens Summer
Denver Botanic Gardens
Enjoy concerts outdoors while picnicking
on the lawn.
Golden Summer Street Fair
Historic Downtown Golden on Washington Avenue
Discover the artistic side of Golden and
enjoy a warm Friday every first Friday of
the month from June through October. The
Street Fair includes live music, beer garden
and street entertainment. Retailers stay
open late, offering discounts, host visiting
artists and wine tastings.
Assumption Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Attend a three-day celebration of all things
Greek, featuring Greek food, live music,
entertainment and gift items.
Intendence Film Festival
Open Media Foundation
Intendence features world-class talents from
the Colorado film industry while recognizing emerging young filmmakers.
Cinco de Mayo Festival
Civic Center Park • 303-534-8342 • www.cincodemayodenver.com
Celebrate Mexican culture at one of the largest cultural events in
Colorado. Denver’s Cinco de Mayo Festival features live entertain-
ment, art displays, food and drink, and many children’s activities.
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