Best events in Denver

Check out the top events in Denver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
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60 local reviews
1485 Delgany St, Denver
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 303-298-7554
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Blair
- check out the current schedule of weekly events - the go-to for contemporary art in Denver - stunning roofto…
Ryann
The rooftop has an awesome bar/cafe that will serve a delicious coffee or cocktail alongside great city views …
Justin
Gorgeous downtown art museum. Check their calendar for special cocktail events!
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
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60 local reviews
1485 Delgany St, Denver
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 303-298-7554
Blair
Blair
- check out the current schedule of weekly events - the go-to for contemporary art in Denver - stunning rooftop cafe
Ryann
Ryann
The rooftop has an awesome bar/cafe that will serve a delicious coffee or cocktail alongside great city views (can be enjoyed outside or ins…
Justin
Justin
Gorgeous downtown art museum. Check their calendar for special cocktail events!
2. Denver Zoo
2. Denver Zoo
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96 local reviews
2300 Steele St, Denver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 720-337-1400
ZooPoint of interestEstablishment
Brooke
Year-round programming, including special Halloween and holiday-themed events.
Eric
Amazing zoo with a wide range of animals, environments and events.
Chase
Great zoo located in large city park that does multiple year round events.
2. Denver Zoo
2. Denver Zoo
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96 local reviews
2300 Steele St, Denver
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 720-337-1400
Brooke
Brooke
Year-round programming, including special Halloween and holiday-themed events.
Eric
Eric
Amazing zoo with a wide range of animals, environments and events.
Chase
Chase
Great zoo located in large city park that does multiple year round events.
3. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
3. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
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132 local reviews
2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 303-370-6000
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Rondi
Family friendly, also has night time adults only events. Imax and Planetrium shows too. Located in City Par…
Jeremy
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosts monthly adults-only events called the Science Lounge! Enjoy the…
Luke
Totally worth visiting. They offer special events for adults-only on some Thursday nights. The view from their…
3. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
3. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
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132 local reviews
2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 303-370-6000
Rondi
Rondi
Family friendly, also has night time adults only events. Imax and Planetrium shows too. Located in City Park.
Jeremy
Jeremy
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosts monthly adults-only events called the Science Lounge! Enjoy themed cocktails and presentation…
Luke
Luke
Totally worth visiting. They offer special events for adults-only on some Thursday nights. The view from their upstairs balcony is amazing.
4. Denver Botanic Gardens
4. Denver Botanic Gardens
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127 local reviews
1007 York St, Denver
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 720-865-3500
MuseumParkPoint of interest
Dakota
The Denver Botanic Gardens are located in the beautiful Cheesman Park neighborhood of Denver. One of the top …
Wendy
Wonderful place to visit with many special events and concerts year round. It has 45 different gardens (some …
Judy & Marty
One of the largest gardens in the US. There are so many beautiful plants and it is year-round. Also, they hold…
4. Denver Botanic Gardens
4. Denver Botanic Gardens
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127 local reviews
1007 York St, Denver
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 720-865-3500
Dakota
Dakota
The Denver Botanic Gardens are located in the beautiful Cheesman Park neighborhood of Denver. One of the top five botanic gardens in the na…
Wendy
Wendy
Wonderful place to visit with many special events and concerts year round. It has 45 different gardens (some 33,000 plants), as well as one…
Judy & Marty
Judy & Marty
One of the largest gardens in the US. There are so many beautiful plants and it is year-round. Also, they hold several special events & clas…
5. City Park
5. City Park
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139 local reviews
City Park, Denver
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Amy
This is like the Central Park to Denver (but a little under half the size). It features a large lake, band she…
Lia
Beautiful Park a few blocks away, often free events. Great place to bike through, play tennis or really anythi…
Andy
There's almost always space to do what you want to do at City Park as it is rarely overcrowded like Wash Park…
5. City Park
5. City Park
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139 local reviews
City Park, Denver
Amy
Amy
This is like the Central Park to Denver (but a little under half the size). It features a large lake, band shell/staging area for events, fr…
Lia
Lia
Beautiful Park a few blocks away, often free events. Great place to bike through, play tennis or really anything.
Andy
Andy
There's almost always space to do what you want to do at City Park as it is rarely overcrowded like Wash Park. It is not the cleanest park a…
6. Bluebird Theater
6. Bluebird Theater
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38 local reviews
3317 E Colfax Ave, Denver
+1 303-377-1666
Point of interestEstablishment
Gregory
The Bluebird Theater is operated by AEG Live. AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based A…
Neil
Named as one of the Best Clubs in America by Rolling Stone, the Bluebird's capacity of 500 offers an intimate …
Melissa & Jesse
The Bluebird Theater started hosting live music in 1994, and it didn't take long for the theater, built in 191…
6. Bluebird Theater
6. Bluebird Theater
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38 local reviews
3317 E Colfax Ave, Denver
+1 303-377-1666
Gregory
Gregory
The Bluebird Theater is operated by AEG Live. AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspect…
Neil
Neil
Named as one of the Best Clubs in America by Rolling Stone, the Bluebird's capacity of 500 offers an intimate event venue w/ a vintage vibe…
Melissa & Jesse
Melissa & Jesse
The Bluebird Theater started hosting live music in 1994, and it didn't take long for the theater, built in 1913, to become one of the city's…
7. Tattered Cover Book Store
7. Tattered Cover Book Store
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36 local reviews
2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 303-322-7727
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Andy
A unique independent bookstore. Now that the downtown flagship store has down-sized, the East Colfax location …
Kellen
Located in the historic Bonfils-Lowenstein Theater, Tattered Cover has two floors of books and a space for aut…
Cindy
Fabulous and funky, this independent bookstore serves great coffee and features author signings, events and re…
7. Tattered Cover Book Store
7. Tattered Cover Book Store
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36 local reviews
2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 303-322-7727
Andy
Andy
A unique independent bookstore. Now that the downtown flagship store has down-sized, the East Colfax location seems to exhibit the most inte…
Kellen
Kellen
Located in the historic Bonfils-Lowenstein Theater, Tattered Cover has two floors of books and a space for autographings and events.
Cindy
Cindy
Fabulous and funky, this independent bookstore serves great coffee and features author signings, events and readings.
8. Sie FilmCenter
8. Sie FilmCenter
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19 local reviews
2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 1:30 PM
+1 720-381-0813
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Pamela
Has many special events and film festivals
Emily
Modern, cozy not-for-profit theater showing obscure, arty movies along with events & symposia.
Mignon
Catch a movie at the home of the Denver Film Society. The best independent, foreign, documentary and repertor…
8. Sie FilmCenter
8. Sie FilmCenter
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19 local reviews
2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 1:30 PM
+1 720-381-0813
Pamela
Pamela
Has many special events and film festivals
Emily
Emily
Modern, cozy not-for-profit theater showing obscure, arty movies along with events & symposia.
Mignon
Mignon
Catch a movie at the home of the Denver Film Society. The best independent, foreign, documentary and repertory films.
9. The Oriental Theater
9. The Oriental Theater
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13 local reviews
4335 West 44th Avenue, Denver
+1 720-420-0030
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Gerard
Music, comedy, events. Check the calendar to see whats going on!
Gary
Old vintage theater hosts a variety of indie oriented acts and events.
Juan
Check their website for show info and times. They have live music.
9. The Oriental Theater
9. The Oriental Theater
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13 local reviews
4335 West 44th Avenue, Denver
+1 720-420-0030
Gerard
Gerard
Music, comedy, events. Check the calendar to see whats going on!
Gary
Gary
Old vintage theater hosts a variety of indie oriented acts and events.
Juan
Juan
Check their website for show info and times. They have live music.
10. The Colorado Convention Center
10. The Colorado Convention Center
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34 local reviews
700 14th St, Denver
+1 303-228-8000
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Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Downtown Denver. The center ope…
Liz
The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Downtown Denver. The center ope…
Ryan And Melanie
The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Downtown Denver. The center ope…
10. The Colorado Convention Center
10. The Colorado Convention Center
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34 local reviews
700 14th St, Denver
+1 303-228-8000
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron Bnbbetter
The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Downtown Denver. The center opened in June 1990; the first ev…
Liz
Liz
The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Downtown Denver. The center opened in June 1990; the first ev…
Ryan And Melanie
Ryan And Melanie
The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Downtown Denver. The center opened in June 1990; the first ev…
11. Santa Fe Drive
11. Santa Fe Drive
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12 local reviews
Santa Fe Dr, Denver
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Zander
This street has dozens of art galleries on it. On first Fridays they have a big event with food trucks and boo…
Alena
This Arts District hosts the best First Friday event in the city as all of the galleries along this street ope…
Erin
Denver's nationally-known arts district with over 60 galleries, restaurants, and shops. The 1st Friday Art Wa…
11. Santa Fe Drive
11. Santa Fe Drive
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12 local reviews
Santa Fe Dr, Denver
Zander
Zander
This street has dozens of art galleries on it. On first Fridays they have a big event with food trucks and booze.
Alena
Alena
This Arts District hosts the best First Friday event in the city as all of the galleries along this street open for a massive party that str…
Erin
Erin
Denver's nationally-known arts district with over 60 galleries, restaurants, and shops. The 1st Friday Art Walk is a great way to check out…
12. Mercury Cafe
12. Mercury Cafe
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10 local reviews
2199 California Street, Denver
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
+1 303-294-9258
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Cynthia
The Mercury Cafe is a Denver Institution, pulsing with all sorts of events and ideals. Try the awesome food --…
Greg
Mercury Cafe is a Special Place in Denver: Locally sourced food in a hippy environment, with a second floor de…
Eliza Jane
Delicious food, coffee and drinks. Many vegan and vegetarian and local options. This place has been around fo…
12. Mercury Cafe
12. Mercury Cafe
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10 local reviews
2199 California Street, Denver
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
+1 303-294-9258
Cynthia
Cynthia
The Mercury Cafe is a Denver Institution, pulsing with all sorts of events and ideals. Try the awesome food -- especially for vegetarians. S…
Greg
Greg
Mercury Cafe is a Special Place in Denver: Locally sourced food in a hippy environment, with a second floor dedicated to dancing and comunit…
Eliza Jane
Eliza Jane
Delicious food, coffee and drinks. Many vegan and vegetarian and local options. This place has been around for years, they have dancing, mu…