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Events > Friday, July 21, 2017

Our curated guide to the best local events in Denver. Submit your event.

Denver Homegrown Festival

303-297-1772
Colorado hosts more than 100 music events each year, so it’s no surprise that Denver has taken advantage of the growing market to celebrate local musicians with this inaugural festival. The lineup features a variety of performers, such as rock bands Wild Call and No More Excuses, guest DJs Njoy and Seeker, and comedy acts…

ConnectArte: Lucha Libre

303-571-4401
Indulge in a colorful Mexican tradition at this second annual event. Masked Lucha Libra professional wrestlers will display their powerful, high-flying moves in a traditional, open-air arena. Guests can cheer on luchadores like Red Viper and La Puma, sip on drinks from the cash donation bar (where donations of any amount can be paid for…

Marvel Universe Live

Bring your little superheroes to watch the Avengers, Spider-Man, and many more of their favorite comic book characters battle the universe’s most notorious villains. Put on by Marvel and Feld Entertainment (the company responsible for your children’s beloved Disney on Ice shows), the show’s pyrotechnics, martial arts, and aerial stunts will dazzle fans both big…

Living Pink Colorado Pageant

(303) 373-1444
Celebrate womanhood at Colorado’s inaugural beauty pageant for breast cancer survivors. Contestants will model evening gowns and share stories of overcoming cancer. The participant that raises the most money from audience members will be crowned the first Living Pink Colorado Queen.  Proceeds benefit the Carol Milgard Breast Center First Look Voucher Program, which provides free…

StorySLAM: Beauty

303-777-1003
From stunning art to attractive people, all reflections on beauty are welcome topics at this open-mic storytelling event. Put on by New York City–based organization The Moth, the performance gives Denver denizens the opportunity to share true five-minute tales about their personal experiences with beautiful places, people, and things.

Boisterous Bears

719-633-9925
Curious animal-loving preschoolers can learn all about different types of bears at this educational event. During a class taught by Cheyenne Mountain Zoo zookeeper Emily Thacker, families have the chance to visit grizzlies Emmett and Digger as well as Asiatic black bears Honey and Beezler to find out more about their habits and habitats. Once…

Newport of the Rockies: Colorado Springs Driving Tour

303-447-8679
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the most stunning houses in Colorado Springs on this fsacinating tour. Led by guides from History Colorado Center, the all-day event includes stops such as the Victorian-era McAllister House Museum, which was owned by famed Union general Henry McAllister during the late 1800s, as well as the 1907 Versailles-inspired Trianon building…

Farm to Table Dinner

303-229-9382
Chef Tussaint McPherson, formerly of Colorado Springs’ Broadmoor Hotel, will prepare his dishes al fresco at this dinner highlighting local and seasonal ingredients. Before the meal, savor a summer cocktail while you ride in an antique wagon around the farm to meet its furry residents (be sure to say hello to miniature horse Little Henry).…