This weekend we have a little something for everyone. Outdoor adventurers will enjoy parties, film festivals and bicycle art. Anyone with a great zombie costume can stay in makeup all weekend long. There are three events to wear your favorite ’80s-themed outfits to, all with opportunities to win prizes. This weekend in Denver is packed with fun from sun-up to way after the sun goes down.

Thursday, October 20

2016 Pray for Snow Bash

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Photo Courtesy of REI Facebook Page

When: Thursday, October 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: REI Denver – 1416 Platte St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission with Registration – Register for this Event Here.

The Lowdown: REI is hosting the annual Pray For Snow Bash this weekend. Upslope Brewing Co. will be pouring free beer. Jam out to Denver fan-favorite band The Goonies and try and win free prizes from major winter sports outlets. The theme is the ’80s so please dress accordingly, ideally in a neon ski suit, but whatever you have on hand is fine.

The Science Lounge – So You’re Dead

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When: Thursday, October 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: The Denver Museum of Nature and Science – 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Cost: $15 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Dress as a zombie for an evening of unveiling mysteries of the dead at the Museum of Nature and Science on Thursday night. Two special exhibits will be open, so you and your zombie hoard can leisurely haunt Extreme Mammals and  Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs.

Friday, October 21

5 Point Adventure Film Festival

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When: Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m.

Where: Shift Bannock – 1001 Bannock St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Limited Seating RSVP Here.

The Lowdown: To honor the grand opening of Shift Bannock Workspaces they are throwing a 5 Point Adventure Film Festival. Enjoy a series of 5 Point films while lounging on the rooftop. The 5 points are respect, commitment, humility, purpose and balance and their film blends outdoor adventuring with interviews, splices of podcasts and spoken word and much, much more.

Sunnyside Brewhaha

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When: Friday, October 21 at 8 p.m.

Where: Diebolt Brewing Company – 3855 Mariposa St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Enjoy a raucous lineup of local comedians this Friday at Diebolt Brewing Co. in Sunnyside neighborhood. Comedians, beer and Friday night: we cannot think of anything better.

Stranger Roll

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When: Friday, October 21 from 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Where: ROLL – 1399 35th St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Be transported to the 1980s at ROLL this Friday. Grab your legwarmers and throw on your skates; there is going to be music, karaoke, ping pong and dancing all night. The event is 21+ and you have to sign a waiver to get in, so you know it is going to be good.

Carnivale de Sensuale

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Photo Courtesy of Carnivale de Sensuale Facebook Page

When: Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. & Saturday, October 22 at 11 p.m.

Where: The Oriental Theater – 4335 West 44th Ave., Denver

Cost: $15-45 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Carnivale de Sensuale has back-to-back shows that are completely different, so grab tickets to both. Be tantalized, teased and terrified by the circus of sexuality at the Oriental all weekend long.

Saturday, October 22

Zombie Crawl

Photo courtesy of Denver Zombie Crawl on Facebook

Photo courtesy of Denver Zombie Crawl on Facebook

When: Saturday, October 22 from 12-6 p.m.

Where: Skyline Park, 16th St, Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Denver’s most famous zombie-themed event is back this weekend, taking over the 16th Street Mall. The people of Denver are not messing around; whether you want to participate or just watch from a safe distance, prepare to see some of the best, scariest and most creative zombie costumes ever. Warning – those not ready to start believing it is actually the zombie apocalypse should stay at home.

Curious Corvids Fly in for Fall

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Photo Courtesy of the Greater Audubon Society of Denver Facebook

When: Saturday, October 22 at 1 p.m.

Where: Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield – 11280 Waterton Rd., Littleton

Cost: $5-11 – Registration is Required Here.

The Lowdown: Preregister for an amazing and informative event at the Greater Audubon Society all about Corvids, the family of birds that includes crows, magpies and ravens. These sneaky scavengers are the perfect accompaniment of fall and Halloween. Quoth the raven, it’s fun for the whole family.

Shift – A Primal Party and Charity Bike Art Auction

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When: Saturday, October 22 from 5-10 p.m.

Where: Primal Wear Inc. – 7700 Cherry Creek Drive South., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

The Lowdown: Primal Wear is throwing a party, art sale and contest this Saturday at their Denver outlet. There will be free beer and door prizes, but the real winners will be the auction participants that take home mixed media recycled bicycle art. The artists are local and all proceeds of the auction go to charity, so proudly hang your new artistic homage to Denver bike culture with pride.

CannaBall & Tiny Art Show

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When: Saturday, October 22 from 5  p.m.-Midnight

Where: The Vault Art Studio – 1836 South Broadway, Denver

Cost: $10 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: The Vault art studio on Broadway is hosting a Canna-Ball and tiny art opening (the opening is big but the art itself is tiny; all pieces are smaller than 5x5x5). The Halloween/Day of the Dead-themed party will have excellent music by local DJs, costume contests with great prizes and art raffles. There will be cocktails, treats and the garden will be open for enjoying the night.

Sunday, October 23

Haunted Rooftop Party

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When: Sunday, October 23, 7 p.m.

Where: MetLo Rooftop – 1111 Broadway, Denver

Cost: $15-18 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown:  MetLo and Naughty Jungle are throwing a huge rooftop costume party and we are all invited. The $20 ticket is a charity donation and for your kindness enjoy an open bar, a great DJ lineup, green-friendly rooms and haunted Halloween visuals. Dance the night away under the stars in your costume this year.

Denver Retro Con

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When: Sunday, October 23 From 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Ramada Plaza Denver North – 10 East 120th St., Denver

Cost: $6-8 – Get Tickets Here.

The Lowdown: Denver’s Retro Con this Sunday will have everything you could imagine from the ’60s-’90s. Whether you are a collector or just a fan of all things retro, swing through the event for great shopping, an ’80s fashion show, retro makeovers, Polaroid photo shoots, DJ Rockstar Aaron, karaoke and more. Do not forget to dress to impress in your favorite ’80s get-up for a chance to win prizes.

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Mark Your Calendars…

Denver Fashion Week(end)

When: Thursday, November 10-Sunday, November 13

Where: City Hall Event Center – 1144 Broadway, Denver

Cost: $15-225 – Get Tickets Here.

 

Spooky Speakeasy

When: Friday, October 28 from 8 p.m.-Midnight

Where: Terminal Bar – 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

 

Dia de los Muertos on Larimer Square

When: Friday, October 28 from 6-9 p.m.

Where: Larmier Square – Between 14th St. & 15th. St on Larmier St., Denver

Cost: Free Admission – Get Full Event Info Here.

 

Naughty Nightmare

When: Friday, October 28 at 8 p.m.

Where: 3 Kings Tavern – 60 South Broadway, Denver

Cost: $15 Cover at Door ($10 if you come in costume) – Get Full Event Info Here.

 

Coloween

When: Saturday, October 29

Where: The Curtis Hotel

Cost: $99 – 109 – Get Tickets Here.

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