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Entertainment & Events in Denver, Colorado

Special Events

  • Denver Gem & Mineral Show & Colorado Fossil Expo
    451 East 58th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80216
    303-233-2516
    The Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show and concurrent Colorado Fossil Expo will be held at the Merchandise Mart each September. Hours are 9-6 Friday, 10-6 Saturday, and 10-5 Sunday. The shows features exhibits, dealers, demonstrations, speakers, and more. A shuttle is available to satellite shows. more

Cinema

  • IMAX Theatre
    2001 Colorado Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80205
    Denver Museum of Nature and Science
    303-370-6000
    Surround yourself with dramatic sights and sounds on a giant 4.5 x 6.5-story screen that immerses you in stunning cinematography. more

  • Tiffany Plaza Movies 6
    7400 East Hampden Avenue
    Denver, CO 80231
    303-948-5555
    Tiffany Plaza Movies 6 is a locally owned and operated theater showing second run films. more

  • UA Colorado Center Stadium 9 & IMAX
    2000 South Colorado Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80222
    303-757-3700
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

  • Regal Continental Stadium 10 & RPX
    3635 South Monaco Parkway
    Denver, CO 80237
    303-758-6732
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

  • UA Denver Pavilions Stadium 15
    500 16th Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-454-9086
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

Night Life

  • DazzleJazz
    930 Lincoln Street
    Denver, CO 80203
    303-839-5100
    This award-winning jazz club provides an intimate showcase of local, national and international musicians and "a unique and eclectic menu that focuses on great American traditional cuisine with a twist." Live performances are featured seven nights a week. more

  • Dave & Buster's of Denver
    2000 Colorado Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80222
    303-759-1515
    This 48,000 square foot establishment features world-class pocket billiards, shuffleboard, and over 200 video games and simulators. Serves great food in a fun atmosphere. more

  • Grizzly Rose
    5450 Valley Highway
    Denver, CO 80216
    303-295-1330
    Colorado's favorite night spot offering great live music every night, dance lessons, and "family night" every Sunday. Where else can you Line dancing on Tuesday, take dance lessons on Wednesday, enjoy Ladies night on Thursday and concerts every Friday night.  more

  • Jazz at Jacks
    500 16th Street #320
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-433-1000
    Award-winning, locally owned live music venue. Located in the heart of downtown Denver in the Denver Pavilions Center. Live music seven-days a week. Base home for national recording Jazz group; DOTSERO. more

  • Over There Off Hampden
    3125 South Oleander Court
    Denver, CO 80224
    303-759-3155
    They play host to four Colorado native beers. They have an updated menu and feature Sunday Fundays, but have something going on every night of the week.  more

  • 3 Kings Tavern
    60 South Broadway
    Denver, CO 80209
    303-777-7352
    One of Denver's premier rock bars featuring live music and drinks all night long with your favorite local bands and events. more

  • Voodoo Comedy Playhouse
    1260 22nd Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    303-578-0079
    The Voodoo Comedy Playhouse is home to some of Denver's best improv comedy, stand up comedy, burlesque, dinner theater, karaoke, sketch comedy, and more. Full bar is available, and shows six-nights a week. more

  • Blue Ice Martini Lounge
    22 Broadway
    Denver, CO 80203
    303-777-3433
    Blue Ice Martini Lounge is a perfect venue for a variety of Denver events, elegance, and function. Blue Ice has something that everyone can enjoy. Features weekly salsa nights, a reggae night, and one of the best DJs in town.  more

  • Cervantes' Masterpiece & The Other Side
    2637 Welton Street
    Denver, CO 80205
    303-297-1772
    Cervantes' has two rooms that offer live music simultaneously, Cervantes' and The Other Side. Each room operates independently, but they are connected giving patrons the ability to venture back and forth between each room. Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom separates itself from other Denver live music venues for a multitude of reasons, but the dual venue feature makes Cervantes' stand out. Cervantes' holds 900-people and includes a balcony that wraps around the entire room creating a very intimate setting. The Other Side holds 500-people and has equally impressive traits. more

Concerts & Performances

  • TubaChristmas Concert
    Skyline Park
    303-726-4101
    Enjoy holiday tunes played by over 300 tuba players from all over the region during this celebrated annual event.  more

  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra
    1000 14th Street, #15
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-623-7876
    Performs over 100 concerts per season including the music of time honored masters and new works by today's talented composers and artists. Colorado Symphony Kids proudly introduces new youth concert programs sure to delight students, teachers and parents and bring the thrill of the performance of a full symphony orchestra to life. These popular programs move into Boettcher Concert Hall in an exciting combined event! Explore the relationship between music and mathematics, and music and life science in an extended concert with hands-on intermission and post-concert activities. Colorado symphony offers something for everyone master works, pop, holiday, & family musical events are held throughout the year.  more

  • Central City Opera Association
    621 17th Street
    Denver, CO 80293
    Located in an intimate Victorian opera house, this company performs great operas including Midsummer Night's Dream, Tales of Hoffman, and Summer of Smoke. more

  • Fillmore Auditorium
    1510 Clarkson Street
    Denver, CO 80218
    303-837-0360
    This grand, unique rock & roll ballroom is an incredible venue for watching great concerts in the Capitol Hill area of Denver. more

  • Columbine Chorale
    681 Birch Street
    Denver, CO 80220
    303-322-5119
    The Columbine Chorale presents five or six concerts in the Denver Metropolitan area annually. Weekend trips to other towns and cities in Colorado are occasionally made. more

Plays & Productions

  • Paramount Theatre
    1621 Glenarm Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-623-0106
    Denver's premier performing arts and entertainment center featuring all genres of music, comedy, dance, and films. Originally designed for the silent movies of the time, the Paramount houses a one of a kind Wurlitzer twin-console organ designed to produce varied sound effects in accompaniment with the picture show. More than 1600 pipes generate sounds of orchestral and percussion instruments as well as special effects such as train whistles, horses' hooves and pounding surf. Despite the fact that the introduction of sound pictures quickly eliminated the need for musical accompaniment, the organ remains as one of the largest to have ever been installed in the Rocky Mountain area and is joined by its sister in New York City's Radio City Music Hall as one of only two remaining in the United States.The Paramount Theatre was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 and was declared an historic landmark by the City of Denver in 1988. Today, The Historic Paramount Theatre remains a vibrant, multi-event facility where Denver Metro residents enjoy a wide variety of entertainment options each year. The Historic Paramount Theatre remains a top choice in Denver's entertainment scene. From rock concerts to dance performances, comedy to lectures and movies to Wurlitzer organ performances,  more

  • Impulse Theater
    1634 18th Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-297-2111
    Nationally acclaimed theater presenting a mixture of comedies, dramas, and audience interaction performances.Impulse Theater is a wildly funny mix of comedy, theater and audience interaction. Each performance features a quick-witted cast that will keep you laughing from start to finish with fully improvised comedy, based all on your suggestions! Performances every Thursday, Friday & Saturday Night!  more

  • Bovine Metropolis Theatre
    1527 Champa Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    303-758-4722
    Bovine Metropolis Theater is your improv comedy experience in the heart of Downtown Denver's Theater District. Life is spontaneous--shouldn't your comedy be too? The Unexpected Happens here!Comedy and improv theatre featuring four to six new improvisation and sketch comedy performances almost every night of the week.  more

  • Denver Center for the Performing Arts
    1101 13th Street
    Denver, CO 80204
    In Downtown’s Denver Performing Arts Complex
    303-893-4100
    The not-for-profit Denver Center for the Performing Arts consists of the Denver Center Theatre Company, a Tony Award-winning professional resident theatre that produces classic and contemporary plays, revivals and world premieres; Denver Center Attractions, presenter of blockbuster Broadway musicals and cabaret; the National Theatre Conservatory, a Congressionally-chartered Master of Fine Arts program; and the Denver Center Theatre Academy, a theatre education program offering acting instruction to individuals and opportunities for schools. more

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • Downtown Denver Festival of the Arts
    P.O. Box 1634
    Denver, CO 80306
    Denver Pavillions
    303-330-8237
    Annual Memorial Day Weekend outdoor art event featuring the work of Colorado artists. more

  • Sweet Times In The Rockies - Sugar Art Show
    700 14th Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    Colorado Convention Center
    303-451-1104
    Fascinated by the cake decorating and sugar art challenges on the major cable networks? See what local sugar artists can do at the fourth annual Sweet Times in the Rockies. This event is free to all spectators. Anyone of any age and any experience level is eligible to enter the competition. Held in February each year. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Greek Festival
    4610 East Alameda Avenue
    Denver, CO 80046
    Asumption Cathedral
    303-388-9314
    Denver's Greek community turns out for this three day event featuring tasty dishes including squid, souvlaki, tastichio, baklava, and galaktobouriko. Other festivities include live music, dancing, and a children's carnival. more

  • Taste Of Colorado, A
    Civic Center Park
    303-295-6330
    Denver celebrates Labor Day Weekend with a feast and festival lasting for three days in Civic Center Park. Features include live entertainment, artisans, carnival rides, and great food from more than 75 of Colorado's best restaurants. more

  • Oktoberfest
    20th Street & Larimer Street
    Denver, CO 80802
    Tn the Ballpark Neighborhood of Downtown Denver
    303-534-2367
    Beer, a stein hoisting competition, food and live music are just some of what patrons can enjoy at the annual Oktoberfest in Denver.  more

  • Great American Beer Festival
    700 14th Street
    Denver, CO 80802
    Colorado Convention Center
    303-447-0816
    This three-day event is one of the largest and most prestigious beer festivals in the United States. It offers over 1,700 samples of different beers, in competition for coveted medals. This event is held in October each year. The largest and longest running celebration of American brewing will celebrate each fall at Denver's Colorado Convention Center. Some 450 breweries are expected to present more than 2,000 beers to more than 49,000 enthusiasts during the three-day salute to American brewing. more

  • Denver International Wine Festival
    7711 East Academy Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80230
    The Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum
    303-664-5700 or 720-946-7721
    More than 400 premium wines presented by proprietors and winemakers from around the world, educational seminars, delicious gourmet food samplings, travel experts from top international destinations, and more can be enjoyed by patrons of the annual Denver International Wine Festival. Denver's premier wine and food festival will take place November each year. more

  • Colorado Irish Festival
    P.O. Box 621952
    Littleton, CO 80162
    Clement Park
    303-973-1209
    Since 1994, the Colorado Irish Festival has been taking place giving the community a way to enjoy Irish culture. You will enjoy great food, music and a ton of fun entertainment. more

  • Denver International Children's Film Festival USA
    900 Auraria Parkway
    Denver, CO 80204
    303-595-3456
    It entertains. It educates. It provokes and persuades, moves and motivates. The cinema's potential to transform as well as reflect society in all its diversity is what the Denver Film Society aims to recognize and realize. Since 1978, the DFS has worked to promote the medium as both an art form and a civic forum, developing a program that includes year-round screenings, community outreach projects and renowned special events. It is in fact the only nonprofit organization in Colorado dedicated to engaging both its members and the general public in a lifelong, life-altering relationship with and understanding of film and film culture. The twin pillars it has built on the foundation of this vision are the award-winning Starz Denver Film Festival. more

  • Rocky Mountain Summer Gospelgrass
    P.O. BOX 332
    Calhan, CO 80452
    El Paso County Fairgounds
    719-520-7880
    To share the Gospel using bluegrass & acoustic music festivals, concerts, jams, radio programs and music education. The event takes place the last full weekend in June.

  • Pumpkin Harvest Festival
    715 South Forest Street
    Denver, CO 80246
    Four Mile Historic Park
    720-865-0800
    At Four Mile Historic Park’s annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival you can rummage through a costume bank and take an ‘old-timey’ photo in front of the Four Mile House, enter a pie eating contest, win something in an old-fashioned cake walk, find the perfect pumpkin in the patch, create your own scarecrow, listen and dance to old time music, play historic games, make a historic craft, enjoy homemade caramel apples and other goodies and more. This event takes place in October each year. more

  • Beaujolais & Beyond Festival
    4400 East Kentucky Avenue
    Glendale, CO 80246
    Infinity Park Event Center
    970-587-3222
    Celebrate this time-honored tradition with a variety of French wines, a silent auction, live entertainment and a culinary competition co-sponsored by the American Culinary Federation Colorado Chefs Association. more

  • Denver Pow Wow
    Denver Coliseum
    303-934-8045
    Lasting for three days, and usually held in late February or sometime in March, this is one of the nation's largest annual Native American gatherings, and features over seven hundred tribes, authentic arts and crafts, drumming competitions, dance contests, Native American food, and more. more

  • Cinco de Mayo
    East Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO 80802
    Civic Center Park
    303-534-8342 ext. 106
    Lasting for two days, this is the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the United States, and features hundreds of booths selling Latino food, crafts, and art; several stages provide entertainment that ranges from traditional to contemporary, at this festive event, which commemorates the historic Battle of Puebla, Mexico on May 5, 1862. more

  • Capitol Hill People's Fair
    1490 Lafayette Street, Suite 104
    Denver, CO 80802
    Civic Center Park
    303-830-1651
    Held each June, this two-day Denver tradition offers six stages of continuous entertainment, five hundred fifty art and craft booths, and a food bazaar offering everything from turkey legs to Indonesian specialties. more

Sporting Events

  • Denver Polo Classic
    190 Ninth Avenue, Suite 440
    Denver, CO 80802
    303-832-8390
    This three day event is the largest professional polo spectator event in the Rocky Mountain region, combining the thrill of competition with the beauty of horsemanship. You will be treated to exquisite food, wines, and cocktails. This event is held in June each year. more

  • Pepsi Center
    1000 Chopper Circle
    Denver, CO 80204
    303-405-1100
    Home to the NHL Colorado Avalanche and the NBA Denver Nuggets. Also hosts a variety of concerts, ice shows, sporting events, and family events. more

Parades

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade
    Held in Downtown Denver
    303-680-4022 or 303-881-5831
    "The largest St. Patrick's Day Parade west of the Mississippi," Denver's annual themed St. Patrick's Day Parade includes step dancers, floats, clowns, pipe bands and more. This parade starts at Coors Field parking lot, steps off at 27th and Blake, Blake west to 17th, 17th to Wynkoop, Wynkoop back to Coors Field. The heart of thefestival is the selection of the Rose of Tralee which brings young women of Irish descent from around the world to County Kerry, Ireland for a global celebration of Irish culture.  more

  

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