Denver’s Bacon and Beer Festival & 5 Other Fun Events This Week

The Bacon and Beer Festival is finally here! Purchase your tickets today so that you don’t miss out on this much anticipated event. Also, be sure to check out the Pancakes and Booze Art Show, this unique event has already taken over LA and is hoping to do the same in Denver. Other events happening this week include a Neyers Wine Dinner, an opening day party for winter sports at Punch Bowl Social, Rock-A-Belly Festival, and 16th Street’s annual Deck the Mall.

Neyers Wine Dinner

Courtesy of Neyers Vineyard)
Courtesy of Neyers Vineyard

When: November 4,  7 p.m.

Where: TAG Restaurant, 1441 Larimer Street

Cost: $89

Reservations: 303-996-9985

The Low Down: Neyers Vineyards winemaker Tadeo Borchardt will be teaming up with TAG chef, Troy Guard to create a five course menu; each course will be paired with a rare Neyers Vineyards wine. Neyers Vineyards is a Napa Valley winery founded in 1992, in 2002 Neyers Vineyards was awarded “Artisan Winery of the Year” by Wine and Spirits Magazine. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a night of fine wines and delicious foods.

Opening Day Party

Courtesy of Andrew Hoffman
Courtesy of Andrew Hoffman

When: November 6, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Punch Bowl Social, 65 Broadway, Denver

Cost: Free

The Low Down: Punch Bowl Social will join Breckenridge and Never Summer Industries to help host and celebrate the opening day of the winter sports season. This will be the first in a series of nationwide celebrations. This FREE event, will include music by Nun’s Of Brixton (Clash Cover Band), a mechanical bull, and a Andrew Hoffman Designed Snowboard giveaway. Be sure to stop by with your skis or snowboard so that 7Twenty Boardshop can give them a good wax, in preparation for the upcoming season.

Rock-A-Belly Festival

Turnhall at Tivoli. Photo by Roman Tafoya., what to do in Denver 2015
Turnhalle at Tivoli. Photo by Roman Tafoya.

When: November 7, 5 – 9 p.m.

Where: Turnhalle at Tivoli – Metropolitan State University of Denver, 900 Auraria Pkwy., Denver

Cost: $50

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: Food for Thought is excited to host Rock-A-Belly Festival. This purpose of this annual festival is to raise awareness of the hungry children in Denver. The funds raised with be used to provide food as well as go towards building two new schools for these children in need. Your ticket will include beer tastings, food tastings, and live music by Los Straightjackets and The Hillbilly Hellcats! Enjoy small plates and some of Denver’s top craft brew while supporting an important local cause.

Deck the Mall

what to do in Denver 2015
Courtesy of 16th Street Mall

When: November 7, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: 16th Street Mall, 1001 16th St., Denver

The Low Down: This holiday spectacular is an annual shopping event that is not to be missed. With one of-a-kind items, handcrafted goods, and a spread of delicious foods, this is the perfect chance to get a head start on your holiday shopping. For a special treat, this unique experience will also offer live entertainment and free hot chocolate to help you stay warm.

Pancakes and Booze Art Show

what to do in Denver 2015

When: November 7, 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: City Hall Amphitheater, 1144 Broadway st., Denver

Cost: $5 (must be 21+)

The Low Down: This LA based artist movement is taking over Denver. While pancakes are cooking on the griddle, beer is pouring from the taps, and your body is being covered in paint, this pop-up underground art showcase is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Both Indie musicians and DJs will show off their version of art, while you have the chance to explore the work of local emerging artists and indulge in the endless amounts of free pancakes.

Denver Bacon and Beer Festival

Bacon and Beer Festival Denver, what to do in Denver 2015
Image Courtesy of Imbibe Events

When: November 7 – 8

Where: The Glitter Dome, 3600 Wynkoop St., Denver

Cost: VIP $75, GA $25

Tickets: Available here

The Low Down: For the fourth year, EatBoston and Denver Off The Wagon are excited you bring you delicious mouthwatering bacon creations, paired with unique and tasty beers. For the first time, Imbibe Events will join this dream team to help make your experience even more spectacular. “Anticipation is already building for this year’s weekend of festivities,” said Aaron Cohen, founder of the Bacon and Beer Festival series. “Denver has been a great host to us and I am so excited to see what the city has in store of us this year!’ To kickoff the festival will be a five course bacon and beer dinner, so be sure to bring your appetite. Click here for a list of participating restaurants and breweries. 

Mark your Calendar 

Boulder Restaurant Week

When: November 13 – 21

Where: Over 40 participating locations

Cost: $29

For more information visit: here

Nitro Fest

When: November 14, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont

Cost: VIP $75, GA $50

Tickets: Available here

Green Russell Inaugural Winter Whiskey Series

When: November 14, 21, and December 12, 2 – 4 p.m.

Where: Green Russell, 1422 Larimer St, Denver

Cost: $75

Reservations: 303.893.6505


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