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
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
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
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
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
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.
Elephant Rock Cycling Festival
Douglas County Events Center, Castle Rock
This festival celebrating bike tours begin
with a pre-ride pasta power-up and end
in a celebration at the Douglas County
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 entertainment, art displays,
food and drink, and many children’s activities.
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