Even though the weather is topsy-turvy, Denver has some stable events to keep you sane. Start your weekend off by embracing fashion at Denver Fashion Week and end it by taking a taste of both art and food at The Art of Brunch. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to take a peek at this roundup of events in Denver.

Thursday, March 22

Denver Fashion Week

Photo by Emma Pion-Berlin.

When: March 22 – 25, 3 p.m.

Where: Various Locations

Cost: $20-$350 tickets available here

The Lowdown: 303 Magazine continues celebrating style at Denver Fashion Week and there are a ton of amazing shows that you need to see. Thursday marks the fifth day of the fashion showcase, featuring the Steve Boi exclusive collection. Steve Boi is known for creating accessories, eyewear and clothing for stars such as Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Kesha, Rihanna and Elton John. Friday brings the Paper Fashion Show to Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Round out the weekend with the Saturday show of national designers and the much-loved Hair Show on Sunday.

READ: 11 Events to Celebrate Denver Fashion Week

So All May Eat Gala

SAME Cafe

Photo courtesy of SAME Cafe on Facebook

When: March 22, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Cost: $60 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Gather around for dinner to create a closer community at So All May Eat Gala. Local chefs present a menu of small plates created with healthy and clean food. These locally-sourced meals bring happiness to your heart and belly. Imbibe on local beer from Renegade Brewing Company and liquor from Woody Creek Distillers as you try each dish. The event is for everyone, so if you cannot pay the ticket price, pay as much as you can or donate.

Live & Learn

Photo by Kyle Cooper

When: March 22, 5:30 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Shift Workspaces-Bannock, 1001 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free, register here

The Lowdown: Want to know what developments are popping up in Denver? Find out at Live & Learn. Urban Real Estate fills you in on the current infill project in Denver, the types of projects and how they change the Denver skyline and the different parking transportation around the area.

Bottle Release of Shirtless Putin Nuzzling with Dolphins

Photo courtesy of Call to Arms.

When: March 22, 3 – 10 p.m.

Where: Call to Arms Brewing Company, 4526 Tennyson St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Call to Arms Brewing Company welcomes back the second batch of its famous brew at the bottle release of Shirtless Putin Nuzzling With Dolphins. The Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Baltic Porter with Coffee is brewed with a special blend of Czech Pils yeast, seven different malts and then barreled in Four Roses bourbon barrels. There are only 400 bottles released and a limit of four bottles per customer, so make sure to grab it while you can. 

Cherry Creek Beer Garden

Photo Courtesy of Aaron Righellis on Facebook

When: March 22, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Moxy Denver Cherry Creek, 240 Josephine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Moxy Denver Cherry Creek — a newly opened hotel and venue — presents its Cherry Creek Beer Garden. The beer garden opens for a night of drinks, music and more. You can get a great view of Cherry Creek and relax with bean bag tosses and a drink in hand. DJ 2AR spins hot beats to keep you moving as you sip on delightful beers.

Friday, March 23

Paper Fashion Show

Photo via Paper Fashion Show Facebook

When: March 23, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Seawell Ballroom, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St., Denver

Cost: $35-$75 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Embrace Denver Fashion Week and see a Paper Fashion Show. The show features designs created from paper donated by paper mills and Spicers Paper. The creations are voted on by a panel of judges and winners are given trophies made of — you guessed it — paper

Denver Home Show

Photo courtesy of Home and Garden events on Facebook

When: March 23 – 25, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver 

Cost: $9 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Get some inspiration for your home at the Denver Home Show. You can experience tips, deals with remodeling, decor and educational demonstrations. Hundreds of experts show you the ropes and give you avenues of improving your now and future homes. Some of the events to get excited about including the Fresh Ideas Design Stage, Backyard Wars, Glamping, DIY Container Gardens, Japanese Flower Arranging and more.

Colorado Anime Fest

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Anime Fest on Facebook

When: March 23 – 25, 2 p.m. 

Where: Colorado Anime Fest, 3801 Quebec St., Denver 

Cost: $25-$125 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Colorado Anime Fest returns for the third year in a row. Dress up in your best cosplay from your favorite anime (and get a keepsake in the photobooth) and embrace your love of all things anime. Enjoy the custom drink menu at the Anime Bar, browse through the Manga Library with over 600 volumes of manga and of course play your heart out in the video game room. You can also meet voice actors, artists and more.

5th Annual Native Fashion in the City

When: March 23, 4 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Cultivated Synergy, 2901 Walnut St., Denver

Cost: $10-$112.50 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Experience some amazing indigenous individuals at the 5th Annual Native Fashion in the City. The event features Native American artisans, fashion designers, photographers and more. You can get in on pop-up shops, an interactive runway show and networking opportunities.

 Onesie Party

Photo Courtesy of Left Hand Brewing Company on Facebook

When: March 23, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Cheba Hut Denver, 1531 Champa St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Don your best onesie for a Onesie Party. Left Hand Brewing Company throws a party with Cheba Hut Denver to give you serious weekend vibes. You can grab a brew from Left Hand Brewing Company, win prizes and more. If you get a little peckish you can snack on some amazing subs from Cheba Hut.

Silent Disco Dance Party

Photo Courtesy of Stoney’s South on Facebook

When: March 23, 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. 

Where: Stoney’s South, 1111 Lincoln St., Denver 

Cost: $5 at the door

The Lowdown: Dance your pants off at a Silent Disco Dance Party. Stoney’s South joins together with Downbeat Silent Disco to bring you a crazy dance party with music blaring through your own headphones. $5 gets you a pair of headphones that hook up to three channels of music from DJ Sir Pops N Locks A lot.

King of Carrot Flowers Release

Photo Courtesy of Ratio Beerworks on Facebook

When: March 23, 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks is back with a King of Carrot Flowers Release. The release features a carrot juice and elderflower Saison in honor of upcoming Spring and Easter. The saison delights with a bright orange hue and delicate fruity citrus notes and essences of honey, pear, coriander and vanilla, perfect for the warmer weather.

Saturday, March 24

March For Our Lives

Photo by Brittany Werges. 

When: March 24, 2 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Denver’s Civic Center Park, Colfax and Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free 

The Lowdown: March for the students and victims of shootings across America at March For Our Lives. March For Our Lives was created and led by students from around the country to stop the increase of mass school shootings.

RiNo Community Clean-Up Day

Photo Courtesy of RiNo, River North Art District on Facebook

When: March 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where: Rackhouse Pub, 2875 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: Free RSVP here

The Lowdown: Help make the RiNo Art District look and feel better at a RiNo Community Clean-Up Day. You can pick up trash around the neighborhood and get a better look at what the district offers. When you volunteer you receive free breakfast, lunch, a RiNo t-shirt from A Small Print Shop and a free drink at any of the participating DRiNK RiNo breweries, wineries and more within your clean up zone.

2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted Release

Photo Courtesy of Comrade Brewing Company on Facebook

When: March 24, 11 a.m.

Where: Comrade Brewing Company, 7667 E Iliff Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown:  Comrade Brewing Company presents a collaboration with Casey Brewing and Blending with a 2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted Release. The brew features a modified Superpower IPA base that has been aged in oak barrels with Casey Brewing and Blending’s mixed culture and has matured on Colorado peaches and dry-hopped. The release has a limit of two bottles per person and is first come first serve.

Bollywood Dance Party

Photo Courtesy of AMSE Entertainment on Facebook

When: March 24, 9 p.m. – 1:45 a.m.

Where: Bar Standard, 1037 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dress in your most colorful clothing for a Bollywood Dance Party to celebrate Holi. You can dance all night to DJ MRA spinning Bollywood, EDM, Bhangra and more. Suprise live performances will keep you on your toes. The party spans throughout the night and into the morning so be ready to get crazy. Hurry and get your tickets as they are selling fast.

The Cat Crawl

Photo Courtesy of Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue (RMFR) on Facebook

When: March 24, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Where: Bang Up To The Elephant, 1310 Pearl St., Denver

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Take the night to save the kitties at The Cat Crawl. Dress up like a cat and drink for a good cause starting at Bang Up to the Elephant and hitting up Kinga’s, Blush and Blu and X-Bar. The ticket price gets you free drinks and drink specials during the crawl. All of the proceeds from the crawl goes towards the Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue to help kitties in need.

Crawfish Madness

Photo Courtesy of Monkey Barrel on Facebook

When: March 24, 1 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Monkey Barrel Bar, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Let out some of that March Madness stress at Crawfish Madness. Monkey Barrel Bar presents a Louisiana-style Crawfish boil to fill you up. You can get the boil by the box and sip on a craft beer from one of 20 different Colorado Breweries. You can also listen to live music from Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts as you crack into your crawfish.

Sunday, March 25

AllYouCanEat Sunday Luau

Photo Courtesy of Adrift on Facebook

When: Sunday, March 25, 4 – 8 p.m.

Where: Adrift, 218 S Broadway, Denver

Cost: $25 at the door

The Lowdown: Get tropical and feel those summery vibes at an AllYouCanEat Sunday Luau. Adrift throws the luau featuring Kalama Polynesian dancers, all-you-can-eat pork and traditional Hawaiian sides to give you that island feel. Reservations for the luaus fill-up quick, so call Adrift and get in on the action. 

NamasBey

Photography by Kyle Cooper.

When: March 25, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where: The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Stretch out your limbs at NamasBey. Kady from Big Booty Yoga leads the all levels yoga sessions with tunes courtesy of Queen Bey. You can listen to Beyonce and let go of all of your weekly stresses. After class, you can grab a free beer or mimosa to refresh. The classes fill up quick so get your tickets fast.

CRBC Mac N’ Cheese Off

Photo courtesy of Chain Reaction Brewing Company on Facebook

When: March 25, 12 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Chain Reaction Brewing Company, 902 S Lipan St., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Chain Reaction Brewing Company hosts its second CRBC Mac N’ Cheese Off. You can compete with your best version of mac n’ cheese for judging and win prizes or you can dig into that delicious gooey goodness as a spectator. Nothing goes better with a bowl of hot mac then some great beer, which Chain Reaction Brewing is supplying. You can also listen to music from Ham Bone Thieves while you munch. 

The Art of Brunch

Photo courtesy of Art District on Santa Fe on Facebook

When: March 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Where: Art District on Santa Fe, Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public 

The Lowdown: The Art District on Santa Fe is back with The Art of Brunch. You can visit more than 20 galleries and creative businesses to experience the art district and munch on complimentary brunch bites. Each location you visit has a different brunch-y bite for you to try. This hit brunch-art crawl only occurs in the spring and fall, so get excited.

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Mark Your Calendars

Denver Auto Show

When: April 4 – 8, 5 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver

Cost: $13 tickets available here

The Big Wonderful

When: April 7, 12 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Winter Park Resort, 85 Parsenn Rd., Winter Park

Cost: $20-$120 tickets available here

Spring Flea

When: April 14 – 15

Where: The Rock Drill, 1717 East 39th Ave., Denver

Cost: $5 tickets available here

6th Annual Whiskey Throwdown & Doughnut Showdown

When: May 19, 2 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Downtown Denver

Cost: $30-$65 tickets available here

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