Prep your taste buds for some delicious events this week in Denver. Kick off your week by eating fresh at a Monthly RAW Pop-Up Dinner and end it by sipping a cold brew at Beer & Breakfast Collab Club. Wherever your tastes take you, make sure to check out this roundup of food and drink events happening in Denver.

Monday, September 3

Monthly RAW Pop-Up Dinner

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When: Monday, September 3, 4:30 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Vital Root, 3915 Tennyson St., Denver 

Cost: $27 at entry

The Lowdown: Delight in a Monthly RAW Pop-Up Dinner. The event features a fully raw vegan dinner to widen your palate. The four-course meal uses seasonal produce gathered for the appreciation of fresh goods. Book your reservation here.

Outdoor Movie Night

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When: Monday, September 3, 8 – 11 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Declaration Brewing teams up with Alamo Drafthouse Denver to host an Outdoor Movie Night. The event features a screening of the film Office Space on the patio of Declaration. You can sip from more than 23 beer options and snack on food from a food truck while you enjoy the film.

Tuesday, September 4

Denver Food & Wine Fest

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When: Tuesday, September 4 – 9

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir., Denver 

Cost: Various prices here

The Lowdown: Denver welcomes back the Denver Food & Wine Festival. The event features five days of food-centric demonstrations, samples of food and booze and more. You can participate in the Grand Tasting, a Rise + Dine Brunch Festival and Dinner Under the Stars throughout the week.

Sip & Sushi

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When: Tuesday, September 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Great Divide Barrel Bar, 1812 35th St., Denver 

Cost: $35 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Great Divide Barrel Bar partners with GetFed Concepts to host Sip & Sushi. The event features a sushi rolling class guided by a chef from GetFed. You can learn how to roll three types of sushi rolls and sip on a free pint of Great Divide Beer while you munch.

First Anniversary

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When: Tuesday, September 4 – September 30

Where: Citizen Rail, 1899 16th St., Denver

Cost: $10 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Help Citizen Rail celebrate one year during its First Anniversary. All month long you can taste from a three-course prix fixe dinner menu and a limited amount of a 365 day dry-aged five-ounce New York cut paired with a 28 day dry-aged New York Strip. Tickets are needed in advance for the $40 menu.

Wednesday, September 5

Skyline Beer Running Series

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When: Wednesday, September 5, 6 – 8 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Lace up your sneakers for the Skyline Beer Running Series. The series continues with a 5k run around Denver ending at Skyline Beer Garden. You can run it out and grab a free brew to refuel and later peruse from vendors, see demos and more.

LOW Country Crawfish Boil

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When: Wednesday, September 5, 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 delightful clams, potatoes, corn and house-made andouille sausage for only $25. Create your reservations here.

Outdoor Summer Movie Night

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When: Wednesday, September 5, 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 your choice 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. Make sure to contact Alternation Brewing Company here to enter your film choice.

September Hoppy Yogis

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When: Wednesday, September 5, 5:15 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Great Divide Brewing Event Space, 3403 Brighton Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Grab your mat and get ready to build some heat at August Hoppy Yogis. You can participate in a yoga session led by a Core Power Yoga instructor. After class, you can delight in a beer and jam out to beats by DJ Sandwich. The event is popular so arrive early to claim your spot.

Thursday, September 6

Denverites for Dreamers

Photo by Kyle Cooper.

When: Thursday, September 6, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cervecería Colorado has partnered with the Colorado Immigration Rights Coalition for Denverites for Dreamers. The event features a night of food, beer and local Dreamers sharing their stories of facing deportation at the threat of ending the DACA program.

Denver’s East Side

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When: Thursday, September 6, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks teams up with Understudy for Denver’s East Side. The event features a photography showcase in connection with CRUSH WALLS to represent Denver’s East Side ever-changing neighborhoods. You can participate in a Q&A, watch a live painting demonstration and sip on a cold Ratio brew.

READ: 20+ Artists We Are Excited to See Paint at CRUSH This Year 

Friday, September 7

Denver Tequila, Taco, & Cerveza Fest

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When: Friday, September 7, 5 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Mile High Station, 2027 W Colfax Ave., Denver

Cost: $10 – $60 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Find the best sips and bites at Denver Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Fest. The event features more than 40 tequila brands to sample from, tacos from local taco trucks and chilled cervezas to wash it all down. You can listen to live music, play games and more throughout the day.

Saturday, September 8

14th Annual Grand Tasting

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When: Saturday, September 8, 12 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir., Denver 

Cost: $125 – $250 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Sample from over 40 restaurants and more than 700 wine, beers and more at the 14th Annual Grand Tasting. The event features taste from mixologists, food demonstrations from celebrity chefs and a silent auction to participate in as part of the Denver Food & Wine Fest.

6th Annual Brew Fest

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When: Saturday, September 8, 6:10 – 11:10 p.m. 

Where: Coors Field, 2001 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: Prices vary get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sip on a cold brew and watch a baseball game at the 6th Annual Brew Fest. The features a tasting of brews from 20 different breweries with a chance to vote on the best beer. The ticket price includes a viewing of the Rockies versus Dodgers game, drink tickets, a special Brew Fest cup and more.

Docktoberfest Celebration

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When: Saturday, September 8, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

Where: Dry Dock Brewing Company, 15120 E Hampden Ave., Aurora

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Dry Dock Brewing Company presents Docktoberfest. The event features tappings of a Docktoberfest lager alongside some cool German-style brews. You can listen to polka, munch on food and more to celebrate the start of fall.

Westwo0d Chile Fest

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When: Saturday, September 8, 1:30 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Westwood Chile Fest, 3738 Morrison Rd Main Stage, Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Take a taste of some of the hottest peppers at the Westwood Chile Fest. The event features a competition to see who can eat the hottest peppers. You can sample some spicy delights and see others fight for the title of who can stand the most heat.

Sunday, September 9

Rise + Dine Brunch

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When: Sunday, September 9, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver

Cost: $55 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Brunch it out at a Rise + Dine Brunch. The event features bottomless bloodies, mimosas and more paired with breakfast bites from restaurants surrounding Dairy Block, including the Denver Milk Market and The Maven Hotel.

Burning Down the Brunch

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When:Sunday, September 9, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Where: Ophelia’s, 1215 20th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ophelia’s presents Burning Down the Brunch. The event features a brunch with entertainment from The Talking Heads. You can listen to beats from DJ Boyhollow and Dutch Confetti while you munch on your brunch. Spots for the brunch are extremely limited so make sure to call (303) 993-8023 to create your reservation soon.

Après Yoga

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When: Sunday, September 9, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Where: Alpine Dog Brewing Company, 1505 Ogden St., Denver 

Cost: $17 – $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Bend into a downward dog at Après Yoga. Alpine Dog Brewing Company has partnered with Après Yoga for a yoga flow guided by Sarah Antonucci. You can build heat in the taproom then cool off with a pint of beer from Alpine Dog. Make sure to bring a mat and water to stay hydrated.

Beer & Breakfast Collab Club

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When: Sunday, September 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Copper Kettle Brewing Company, 1338 S Valentia St. Ste 100, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Copper Kettle Brewing Company partners with Sonder Coffee & Tea to celebrate the coming of fall with Beer & Breakfast Collab Club. The event features a special release of a coffee beer with brunch. You can sip on the brew and dive into food from Farmer Joe’s Food Truck and pastries from Sugar Bakeshop and Coffee House.

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Mark Your Calendar


When: September 14 – 16

Where: Overland Park, 1801 S Huron St., Denver 

Cost: $99 – $674.50 tickets available here

DRiNk RiNo Oktoberfest

When: September 15, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Rackhouse Pub, 2875 Blake St., Denver

Cost: $20 tickets available here

Start the Week in a HAZE

When: September 17, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Dunbar Kitchen & Tap House, 2844 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission