Summer Scream turns Lakeside Amusement Park into a private party (photo courtesy of Jason M. Dewitt/Dewitt Photography)
The waning days of summer are upon us. Sigh. If you're not quite ready to give up those remaining warm-weather evenings, make plans to take in the earlier sunset from the top of the Cyclone Coaster at Lakeside Amusement Park during Summer Scream 5 on Thursday, September 3.
August 27 2015, 4:27 PM
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1. City Park Jazz | Aug. 9
Why You Should Go: Grab a blanket, load up on picnic supplies, and head to the last show of the season, which features the Sam Mayfield Blues Revue.
2. Meet in the Street | Aug. 9
Why You Should Go: We love the commuting convenience of the 16th Street Free...
August 6 2015, 9:00 AM
Dancers at last year's Orthodox Food Festival & Old Globeville Days. Photo by Natasha Gardner
1. Park the car, don a costume, and pedal away on a Denver Cruiser Ride.
Why You Should Go: Each year, our Top of the Town issue picks out the best-of-the-best in Denver. This year, the Denver Cruiser Ride, a group ride with quirky themes (July 29 is “Analog vs. Digital”), won Editors’ Choice...
July 6 2015, 12:15 PM
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No matter how you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July—whether it's competing in an athletic competition, perusing an art festival, or simply watching some good ol' fireworks—Colorado has the event for you. We've rounded up some of the best ways to enjoy the weekend, in Denver and beyond.
June 29 2015, 12:00 PM
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1. Ride: 5280’s Historic Bike Tour of Denver
Why you should go: You like to bike. You like history. You love Denver. Combine the three in our two-wheeled tour of the city (it's great for newcomers, too).
Details: Your choice, Denver
2. Build: Sand in the City
Why you should go:...
June 3 2015, 10:45 AM
Snowmass Mammoth Fest (Photo Credit: Jeremy Swanson)
Summer tourism in Colorado has been booming in recent years, the result of ski towns refusing to sacrifice a season’s worth of income, and savvy travelers catching on to all the mountains have to offer when the snow melts. In 2012, the town of Snowmass’ tourism board, cognizant of the money to...
June 1 2015, 11:00 AM
1. Listen: Five Points Jazz Festival
Why you should go: We consider this festival—with more than 25 bands and eight stages—the official kickoff for the summer music season.
Details: May 16, various locations, Denver
2. Get Dirty: Denver Botanic Gardens’ Spring Plant Sale
May 6 2015, 11:00 AM
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1. Get out: Tackle an Urban Adventure
Why you should go: This month’s cover story compiles 50 (yes, 50!) near-to-home adventures. What are you waiting for? Get going.
Details: Your choice, Front Range
2. Get Involved: Amp the Cause’s 10th Annual Community Day
Why you should...
April 1 2015, 9:30 AM