Open your taste bud horizon with some delightful food and drink events in Denver. Kick off your week by sipping on a brew and watching a film at an outdoor movie night and end it by maxing and relaxing at Aprés Yoga. Wherever your tastes take you, make sure to take a gander at this roundup of food and drink events happening in Denver.

Monday, August 20

Outdoor Movie Night

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When: Monday, August 20, 8 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Declaration Brewing, 2030 S Cherokee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Declaration Brewing presents an Outdoor Movie Night. You can see a screening of the hit film Legally Blonde on the patio with a glass of cold beer in your hand. The film follows Elle Woods as she tries her hand at law.

Tuesday, August 21

Pinot in the City

The Art of Cycling Elevated sculpture installation in front of the McNichols Civic Center Building. Photo courtesy of White Rhino Customs on Facebook.

When: Tuesday, August 21, 6:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $70 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sip on the best wines at Pinot in the City. The event features 50 different wineries presenting their best pinot noirs. You can learn more about each wine and nibble on complimentary paired bites. If you love your pinot then you need to attend.

The Modern Eater’s Summer Dinner Series

Photo Courtesy of Bar Dough on Facebook

When: Tuesday, August 21, 5:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: BBQ Supply Co., 2180 S Delaware St., Denver 

Cost: $100 get tickets here

The Lowdown: BBQ Supply Co., hosts The Modern Eater’s Summer Dinner Series. The series continues with a five-course meal prepared by chef Carrie Baird from Bar Dough, paired with craft beer. The dinner series strives to include Colorado ingredients to give the dishes the freshest taste possible.

Bourbon & Bacon On Tour

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When: Tuesday, August 21, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: BarFly Denver, 4255 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Bourbon & Bacon Fest has taken to the road for Bourbon & Bacon On Tour. The event features a night of bacon delights with appetizers, prizes, live music and more. You can sip on bourbon and snag giveaways of Bourbon & Bacon swag.

Stir Cooking School

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When: Tuesday, August 21, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Stir Cooking School, 3215 Zuni St., Denver

Cost: $85 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Learn to make a delicious meal at Stir Cooking School. The event features a class with chef Kyle Foster of Julep Restaurant guiding you in creating a southern style meal. You can pick up tricks used in Julep and get a taste of some amazing flavors.

Wednesday, August 22

Ratio Comedy

Photo courtesy of Ratio Beerworks on Facebook

When: Wednesday, August 22, 8 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks presents Ratio Comedy. The event features sets from Matt Monroe, Cori Helie, Timmi Lasley and more. You can grab a cold brew and laugh all night long with hosts Matt Cobos and Ian Douglas Terry.

Outdoor Summer Movie Night

Photo Courtesy of Alternation Brewing Company‎ on Facebook

When: Wednesday, August 22, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Alternation Brewing Company, 1539 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Alternation Brewing Company hosts an Outdoor Summer Movie Night. The night features a screening of Full Metal Jacket on the back patio. You can snack on popcorn and imbibe on a cold brew while watching the film on a 120-inch projection screen.

LOW Country Crawfish Boil

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

When: Wednesday, August 22, 6 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: LOW Country Kitchen celebrates summer with a LOW Country Crawfish Boil. You can crack open one pound of fresh crawfish with clams, potatoes, corn and house-made andouille sausage for only $25. Create your reservations here.

Arts & Drafts

Photo Courtesy of Your Mom’s House on Facebook

When: Wednesday, August 22, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Your Mom’s House, 608 E 13th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Take a day to get creative at Arts & Drafts. The event features rotating crafts, pints of cold brews, live music and more. Your Mom’s House works in collaboration with Grandma’s House to create one special crafty event.

Whisk(e)y Pairing Dinner

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When: Wednesday, August 22, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Hearth & Dram, 1801 Wewatta St., Denver

Cost: $85 at entry

The Lowdown: Hearth & Dram has partnered with High West Distillery for a Whisk(e)y Pairing Dinner. The event features a four-course meal paired with complimentary whiskey from High West Distillery. You can call (303) 623-0979 to create your reservation for the dinner.

The Soul Food Scholar

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When: Wednesday, August 22, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Pl., Denver

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Listen to Adrian Miller speak about his food-centric books at The Soul Food Scholar. The event features a look into his latest works and a few bites to keep you in the loop for the evening. You can learn about BBQ, presidential foodie tales and more.

Thursday, August 23

Korean BarbieQ

Photo by Giacomo DiFranco

When: August 23 – 25, 7 p.m.  

Where: Thrice Pop Up, 1414 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: $75 get tickets here

The Lowdown: If you love your kimchi you need to attend the Korean BarbieQ. The event features an array of Korean-inspired bites created by Smōk, four complimentary drinks paired with the food and it all takes place inside an interactive art installation. Since it’s a pop-up, no one but the organizers know exactly what to expect with the food and the art, so you’ll have to go see for yourself.

READ: A Barbie Themed Pop-up Restaurant is Opening Tonight in Denver

Friday, August 24

Culinary Hurly Burly

Photo courtesy of Oskar Blues Brewery

When: Friday, August 24, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Oskar Blues Grill + Brew, 1624 Market St., Denver

Cost: $100 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Prepare your taste buds for the Culinary Hurly Burly. The event features a presentation of five dishes created by five chefs such as Carrie Baird, Brother Luck and Duff Goldman. You can move to each station and sample the amazing bites paired with brews and wines.

Saturday, August 25

Tour de Fat

Photo Courtesy of New Belgium Brewing on Facebook

When: Saturday, August 25, 12 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Sculpture Park, 1736 Speer Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: New Belgium Brewing presents Tour de Fat. The event is a music, bicycle and beer festival. You can help raise funds for local non-profits such as Bike Denver and the Denver Cruiser Ride while sipping on a cold beer and dressing up in a fun costume.

Summer Shindig

Photo by Brittany Werges

When: Saturday, August 25, 3 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora

Cost: $35 – $55 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sip on some chilled brews and raise funds for Keep it Public at a Summer Shindig. The event features pours from more than 20 Colorado breweries, food, outdoor retailer vendor booths and more. You can jam out to live music and enter into a raffle to win sick prizes while you taste.

Bloodies & Bluegrass Brunch

Mile High Spirits Mile High Spirits. Photo by Roman Tafoya.

When: Saturday, August 25, 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Mile High Spirits – Denver’s Distillery, 2201 Lawrence St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Mile High Spirits hosts a Bloodies & Bluegrass Brunch. The event features live bluegrass music from Rum Creek, bottomless bloodies and more. You can play games and jam out while you brunch out your Saturday.

Polish Food Festival

Photo Courtesy of Polish Food Festival – Denver‎ on Facebook

When: Saturday, August 25, 1 – 10 p.m. August 26, 1 – 8 p.m. 

Where: 517 E 46th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Dig into the best Polish foods at the Polish Food Festival. The event features food, live music, dancing and more. You can also sip on a cool Polish beer while taking an adventure that feels like you aren’t still in Denver.

Sunday, August 26

Après Yoga

Photo Courtesy of Après Yoga‎ on Facebook

When: Sunday, August 26, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

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

Cost: $17 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery presents Après Yoga. You can stretch out in the summer sun during a yoga flow in the taproom guided by Caitlin Anderson Scolari from Après Yoga. After class, you can grab a cold beer to refresh and relax with other yogis.

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Mark Your Calendars

Denver for DACA

When: August 29, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Cerveceria Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $35 tickets available here

Pit-to-Plate

When: August 31, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: BBQ Supply Co., 2180 S Delaware St., Denver 

Cost: $40 tickets available here

A Taste of Colorado

When: September 1 – 3

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

Cost: Free admission

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