June is nearing the end and Denver has some cool events to keep your month going. Start off your week by digging into brunch at the Hair of the Pride Recovery Brunch and end it by taking a trip to the zoo at the Denver Zoo Field Trip with Ratio. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to check out this roundup of food and drink events in Denver.

Monday, June 18

Hair of the Pride Recovery Brunch

Photo Courtesy of Bang Up To The Elephant‎ on Facebook

When: Monday, June 18, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Soothe that partied out Pride body at the Hair of the Pride Recovery Brunch. Bang Up To The Elephant presents drink specials of $1 mimosas, $5 bottomless Nose Ender Coconut Cocktails and a delightful brunch menu to lift your spirits.

Tuesday, June 19

Beer & Fitness Fun

Photo Courtesy of Rackhouse Pub on Facebook

When: Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Rackhouse Pub — 2875 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Rackhouse Pub partners with Sound Off Colorado for Beer & Fitness Fun. The event features a 40-minute workout with a yoga flow to follow. Kimmy Hidalgo and Amy Bancroft will lead the fitness with headphones from Sound Off Colorado. After class, you can grab a free beer and chill. Make sure to bring a mat, water to hydrate and wear tennis shoes.

Seed, Soil, Sun & Water

Photo Courtesy of Denver Milk Market‎ on Facebook

When: Tuesday, June 19, 6 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Milk Market — 1800 Wazee St., Suite 100, Denver  

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn about growing your own food at Seed, Soil, Sun & Water. The class takes a deeper look at how to garden and grow your own produce while taking Denver’s climate into mind. You can leave with the knowledge of how to best grow your own organic plant food and a better insight into its importance.

Beer + Whiskey Pairing Dinner

Photo Courtesy of Briar Common Brewery + Eatery on Facebook

When: Tuesday, June 19, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Briar Common Brewery + Eatery — 2298 Clay St., Denver 

Cost: $65 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Briar Common partners with 291 Colorado Whiskeys for a Beer + Whiskey Pairing Dinner. You can delight in a four-course dinner that features a whiskey and beer pairing for each course. You can also bask in the city views on the rooftop patio as your munch on your meal.

Greensky Lager Release Party

Photo Courtesy of Avanti F&B, a collective eatery‎ on Facebook

When: Tuesday, June 19, 5 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Avanti F&B, a collective eatery — 3200 Pecos St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Avanti F&B, a collective eatery and Telluride Brewing Co. have joined together for a Greensky Lager Release Party. You can sip on the bluegrass-inspired brew and listen to Paul Hoffman from Greensky Bluegrass perform live. You can also indulge in bites from American Grind while you imbibe.

Wednesday, June 20

Skyline Beer Running Series

Photo Courtesy of Skyline Beer Garden Facebook

When: Wednesday, June 20, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Skyline Beer Garden — 1601 Arapahoe St., Denver

Cost: Free register here 

The Lowdown: Skyline Beer Garden continues its Skyline Beer Running Series. Lace up your sneakers for a 5k run throughout downtown Denver and sweat it out. After the run, you can receive a free beer from Skyline and peruse different vendors for snack, demos and more.

Impact Dinner

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When: Wednesday, June 20, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Comal Heritage Food Incubator — 3455 Ringsby Ct. #105, Denver 

Cost: $60 – $125 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Eat for a cause at an Impact Dinner. The dinner features dishes from Chef Tim Bender working with chef Erika Rojas from Guadalajara, Mexico. The dinner features wine and cocktail pairings with each course and benefits Focus Points Family Resource Center and Metro Caring.

One Night In Oaxaca

Photo Courtesy of Palenque Mezcaleria on Facebook

When: Wednesday, June 20, 6:30 – 11:30 p.m. 

Where: Adelitas Cocina y Cantina — 1294 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $75 at entry

The Lowdown: Adelitas Cocina y Cantina presents One Night In Oaxaca. The night features a five-course meal with Mezcal pairings that compliment each course. You can delight in dishes prepared by Asis Cortes Tepeztate and chef Silvia Andaya. Create your reservations by calling 303-778-1294.

LOW Kitchen Crawfish Boil

Photo Courtesy of LOW Country Kitchen – LoHi, Denver on Facebook

When: Wednesday, June 20, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: LOW Country Kitchen – LoHi Denver — 1575 Boulder St. Ste A, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Crack open fresh crustaceans at the LOW Country Kitchen Crawfish Boil. The boil features fresh crawfish from Louisiana that is paired with clams, andouille sausage, corn and potatoes. You can dig into a pound of the meal with the works for $25. Create your reservations here.

Thursday, June 21

Brighton Boulevard Grand Opening

Photo courtesy of Station 16 Gallery official press release.

When: Thursday, June 21, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: The Source Hotel and Market Hall — 3330 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: The Source presents the Brighton Boulevard Grand Opening. The opening features a block party full of food, cocktails, music and more. You can delight in six different food and drink vendors and peruse the newly renovated boulevard while you munch and sip.

Do At The Zoo

Photo Courtesy of Denver Zoo‎ on Facebook

When: Thursday, June 21, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Denver Zoo — 2300 Steele St., Denver 

Cost: $175 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Take a trip to see some animals and dive into delicious delights at Do At The Zoo. The event features samples from 70 local restaurants and breweries while taking in the sights of the Denver Zoo. The proceeds from the event will go towards the “What We Do at the Zoo” program to fund education, conservation and animal welfare.

Friday, June 22

6th Anniversary Bacchanal

Photo Courtesy of TRVE Brewing on Facebook

When: Friday, June 22 – 23, 8 – 11:45 p.m. 

Where: Hi-Dive Denver — 7 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here and here

The Lowdown: TRVE Brewing celebrates six years with a 6th Anniversary Bacchanal. The event features two nights of music and beer. The first night features four performances including Wayfarer, Many Blessings and Krallice. The second-night features four more performances including Fister, Worry and Voideater.

Inaugural Post 1 Whiskey Tasters Friday

Glass of whiskey on a dark wood bar.

When: Friday, June 22, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Post 1 — 841 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Cost: $80 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Help support veterans at the Inaugural Post 1 Whiskey Tasters Friday. The event features a look at the Post 1 Art Gallery where a whiskey ambassador will lead you through a whiskey tasting, explaining each whiskey. You can also delight in light appetizers from The Chocolate Lab and take a tour of the gallery.

The Brewery Comedy Tour

Photo Courtesy of Herron Entertainment, LLC‎ on Facebook

When: Friday, June 22, 9:30 – 11:30 p.m. 

Where: 4460 W 29th Ave. — Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Herron Entertainment present The Brewery Comedy Tour. The tour features a stop at multiple Denver breweries for a cold pour and performances from comedians from New York and L.A. You can laugh all night while sipping on the best brews.

Craft Beer & Comedy Bus Tour

Photo courtesy of Renegade Brewing Company on Facebook

When: Friday, June 22, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Renegade Brewing Company — 925 W 9th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $40 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Take a ride on the Craft Beer & Comedy Bus Tour. The tour features a flight of four local craft brews from different breweries around Denver. While the bus runs, you can listen to a comedian guiding the tour, with hilarious sets and jabs.

Saturday, June 23

Denver Taco Festival

Photo Courtesy of Denver Taco Festival on Facebook

When: Saturday, June 23, 12 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Fox Street Compound — 725 W 39th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $5 – $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dive into the best tacos at the Denver Taco Festival. The festival features tacos from all across Denver, chihuahua races, live music, lucha libre wrestling and more. You do not want to miss the chance to taste real, amazing tacos and see some crazy entertainment.

Cask Thief

Photo Courtesy of Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey‎ on Facebook

When:  Saturday, June 23, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey — 200 S Kalamath St., Denver 

Cost: $65 – $85 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey presents Cask Thief. The event features a taste of whiskey from Stranahan’s super rare barrels. You can taste six aged casks, dig into a pig roast and cool down with ice cream from Sweet Action Ice Cream. You can also listen to live music, watch demos and more.

Tivoli Brewing BEER RUN

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Brewery Running Series‎ on Facebook

When:  Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: Tivoli Brewing Co. — 900 Auraria Pkwy. Ste 240, Denver 

Cost: $30 – $40 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Break a sweat at the Tivoli Brewing BEER RUN. The run features a 5k course to run on. After the run, you can receive a free beer from Tivoli, take home a collectors pint glass, snag giveaways, prizes and more. You can also listen to live music, refuel with food and check out vendors.

Sunday, June 24

Après Yoga

Photo Courtesy of Denelle Numis‎ on Facebook

When:  Sunday, June 24, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

Where: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery — 1139 20th St., Denver 

Cost: $17 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Stretch out at Après Yoga. Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery presents a yoga class led by Misty Leiter of Misty Mountain Yoga followed by a refreshing pint of beer to quench your thirst after you have stretched your limbs.

Denver Zoo Field Trip

Photo Courtesy of Ratio Beerworks on Facebook

When:  Sunday, June 24, 2 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Denver Zoo — 2300 Steele St., Denver

Cost: $20 (price of regular zoo admission)

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks presents a Denver Zoo Field Trip. You can take in the sights of the Denver Zoo while sipping on a brew from Ratio Beerworks and hanging with the Ratio team. The kiosk will be located right by Bird World and the carousel in the zoo for the rest of the summer, but this is your only chance to hang with the Ratio crew.

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Mark Your Calendars

Beer & Cheers

When: June 27, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Spangalang Brewery, 2736 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

Denver for DACA

When: June 27, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $35 tickets available here

Vino & Vinyasa

When: June 30, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Where: The Infinite Monkey Theorem, 3200 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

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