Whether you're soaking up the sun in the mountains or exploring our urban jungle, there's plenty to do in the Mile High City this weekend. From experiencing the top 50+ eateries for $50 at The Big Eat, tasting the globe at a free downtown Bazaar, dancing at summer block parties, catching Pokemon at BBQs, enjoying live music and more... Here's Ultra5280's guide of what to do this weekend!
The Big Eat @ the Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex 7/14
Curated by EatDenver, Big Eat celebrates celebrate Denver's food, art, and drink community. The giant party is a slice of Denver's thriving cultural scene. Bringing together 50+ locally owned and operated restaurants, tickets include unlimited bites, beer, wine, and cocktails.
Alf Queso 45+1 DJ set with Chris Dismuke @ Illegal Pete's Colfax 7/14
Free show starts at 9pm. Happy hour also runs 3-8pm daily.
Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival @ Keystone Resort 7/15
The Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival features classes, live music, seminars, tastings and more.
RNDZVS: Surf Rock Party @ Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art 7/15
The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting a Surf Rock Party, the second event in its youth-oriented RNDZVS series. “This is a brand-new pop-up series for the 21-and-up crowd that targets places often overlooked and underused,” says BMoCA’s director of education, Nicole Dial-Kay.
Call to Arms Brewing Company Anniversary Party @ 4526 Tennyson 7/16
Celebrating the anniversary of their first year open here in Denver with a day-long celebration with live music, 15 beers on tap, BBQ and carnival games with prizes.
LODOlympics @ Starts at Blake Street Tavern 3-9pm 7/16
Five different LoDo bars will host different drinking games–beer pong, corn hole, flip cup and more. Expect free food from burritos to brats, a raffle for Rockies tickets and huge prizes including a $500 private party at Blake Street Tavern. Tickets run $10-15.
The Mile High Global Bazaar @ Skyline Park 7/15, 16 & 17
A 3-day annual celebration of international cultures, arts, crafts, merchandise, food, and music. The event will consist of exhibitors from around the globe representing a vast array of cultures and goods. This event will also feature several live concerts featuring world music, belly dancers, and other entertainers.
Comedian Nikki Glaser 7:15pm, 9:45pm @ Comedy Works South 7/15 & 16
One Flew West @ Fox Theater Boulder 7/16
With The Longest Day of the Year & Whiskey Autumn
The String Cheese Incident @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre 7/15, 16, & 17th
Denver Deluxe Music Festival @ Park Burger RiNo 7/16
Mini music festival and block party presented by Park Burger featuring 10 Barrel Brewing Co. and a handful of Reggae, Jam, Rock, and Blues bands with The Original Wailers headlining. Tickets run $20-30, check Ultra5280’s social media accounts on how to win tickets!
Mini Pokémon GO meet-up @ The promenade by the boathouse in City Park, Denver 7/17
The Pokemon Trainer community in Denver will be meeting up for a fun-filled day of gotta-catch-em-all this Sunday 2-6pm.
Squeaky Bean Farm + Table Dinner @ Acres Farm 7/17
The special dinner will include dishes prepared from fresh produce for a four course dinner highlighting the "progression of a goat." http://www.thesqueakybean.com/#!product-page/niuhf/4d175ca2-0d85-d122-c3e4-f890ebb90962
Candlebox @ Hodi's Half Note 19th and Blake 7/17
Presented by 94.3 and Soda JerkWith Lullwater, Temple Agents.
Sufjan Stevens @ Red Rocks 7/18
With special guests RHYE 7:30pm