Denver pumps up the flavor with some punchy events this week. Start it off by sipping at Taste Of The Broncos and end it by munching on brunch at a Bingo Brunch. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to take a gander at this roundup of food and drink events happening in Denver.

Monday, September 10

Taste Of The Broncos

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When: Monday, September 10, 7 p.m. 

Where: Broncos Stadium At Mile High, 1701 Bryant St., Denver 

Cost: $100+ get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Broncos gear up with King Soopers for Taste Of The Broncos. The event features a night of sips and bites from over 30 local restaurants and chefs including chef Troy Guard. You can embrace the tailgate and raise funds for Denver Broncos Charities and Food Bank of the Rockies.

Monday Movie Night

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When: Monday, September 10, 8 – 11 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Declaration Brewing hosts Monday Movie Night. You can grab a cold brew and kick back and relax in the beer garden for an outdoor movie. This Monday you can see a screening of Point Break – a film about a group of surfers who have taken up robbing banks.

Tuesday, September 11

Charcuterie & Cider

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When: Tuesday, September 11, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut St. Unit 150, Denver 

Cost: $20 at entry

The Lowdown: Stem Ciders partners with Blackbelly to present a Charcuterie & Cider pairing. You can nibble on four charcuterie delights from Blackbelly paired with four Stem ciders. You can also learn a bit about each bite and sip from Stem Cider hosts.

Crazy Rich Asians Happy Hour

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When: Tuesday, September 11, 5 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $11.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: BarFly Denver teams up with the Dragon Film Festival to present a Crazy Rich Asians Happy Hour. The event features a screening of the film Crazy Rich Asians – a film about Rachel Chu discovering that her loving boyfriend, Nick, is one of the world’s most eligible bachelors. You can also participate in a raffle for a chance to win a pizza and of course sip on pours from BarFly.

Wednesday, September 12

Legendary Bourbon Pop-Up

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When: Wednesday, September 12 – 13

Where: Secret Location

Cost: Free RSVP here

The Lowdown: Bourbon Legends Boxcar Tour presents a Legendary Bourbon Pop-Up. The pop-up features a night of bourbon with sips from Maker’s Mark, Jim Beam, Basil Hayden’s and Knob Creek. The event is by invite only and space is extremely limited so make sure you RSVP at least 24 hours in advance.

Oktoberfest Trivia Night

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When: Wednesday, September 12, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Renegade Brewing Company hosts an Oktoberfest Trivia Night. You can test your knowledge about the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and all things beer-related. The night features four rounds of trivia and a lightning round to really see if you know your beer.

Skyline Beer Running Series

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When: Wednesday, September 12, 6 – 8 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Lace up your sneakers and start your morning off right during 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 demonstrations and more.

Arts & Drafts

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When: Wednesday, September 12, 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 a special crafty event with rotating craft activities like this one.

September Cocktail Class

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When: Wednesday, September 12, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: $60 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey hosts a September Cocktail Class. The class features a tour of Stranahan’s, a four-part whiskey tasting and an instruction of how to create different whiskey cocktails from Stranahan’s mixologist Lucas. Also, when you step in the door you can delight in a cocktail and nibble on charcuterie.

Thursday, September 13

Haunted Pub Tour

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When: Thursday, September 13, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Nightly Spirits, 1400 Market St., Denver  

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Nightly Spirits hosts a Haunted Pub Tour. You can imbibe on drinks from Denver’s oldest bars, learn about the haunting history of historic sites and even hunt for a couple of ghosts — all perfect pursuits for the start of fall. The tours sell out fast so make sure you book your ticket soon.

Japanese Whisky Tasting

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When: Thursday, September 13, 4:30 p.m. 

Where: Finn’s Manor, 2927 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Learn more about Japanese Whisky at a Japanese Whisky Tasting. The event features a tasting and insight into Kurayoshi, Ohishi and Fukano Whisky from Chris Udhe of JVS Imports. You can also try a taste of Japanese whisky punch from Finn’s while you learn. RSVP by emailing [email protected]

Friday, September 14

Grandmoozy

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When: Friday, September 14 – 16

Where: Grandma’s House, 1710 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: In honor of Grandoozy, Grandma’s House hosts Grandmoozy. The event features three days of food, music and more. You can party to a Something Vinyl Club DJ set, participate in a pub crawl and then dance again with DJ NightLove. You can also dig into delights from Ethiopian Food Truck, The Budlong Hot Chicken and MI Coney – Michigan Style Coney Dogs.

Game of Thrones Dinner

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When: Friday, September 14, 4 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Castle Marne Inn, 1572 Race St., Denver

Cost: $145 – $170 at entry 

The Lowdown: If you love Game of Thrones then you need to attend a Game of Thrones Dinner. The event features a four-course themed dinner with paired themed cocktails, a costume contest, trivia and more. You can have the chance to win prizes and celebrate the Game of Thrones Live Concert. Call 303-331-0621 to book your reservations.

Boulevard/Weldwerks Collaboration

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When: Friday, September 14, 6 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Start the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) early with a Boulevard/Weldwerks Collaboration. The event features a special tapping of the Hazy IPA created in collaboration by the two breweries. The brew is made with Ekuanot, El Dorado, Citra, and Galaxy Hops and then also dry-hopped with El Dorado and Galaxy hops.

Saturday, September 15

Great American Beer Festival Bike Loop & Kickoff Party

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When: Saturday, September 15, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Work up a sweat and sip at the Great American Beer Festival Bike Loop & Kickoff Party. The event features a loop hitting six different breweries including Joyride, Oasis and Seedstock with prizes, music and more. Make sure to bring a backpack to hold prizes and of course, wear your helmet.

CRAFTED

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When: Saturday, September 15, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Where: Denver Rock Drill, 1717 E 39th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $5 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Rock Drill presents CRAFTED. The event features a flea market chalk full of food, cocktails, shopping and more. You can shop till you drop for a good cause as CRAFTED supports local non-profit organizations such as Free the Girls.

Mexican Independence Day

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When: Saturday, September 15, 4 – 11:30 p.m. 

Where: Que Bueno Suerte, 1518 S Pearl St., Denver 

Cost: Free RSVP here

The Lowdown: Que Bueno Suerte celebrates Mexican Independence Day. The event features $5 tacos, $4 tequila margaritas and more. You can also participate in a free salsa lesson instructed by Joseph Snowhawk.

Denver DRiNk RiNo Oktoberfest

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When: Saturday, September 15, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Rackhouse Pub, 2875 Blake St., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Rackhouse Pub presents DRiNk RiNo Oktoberfest. The event features plenty of beer, German fare, live music and more. You can drink to your heart’s content and strut your stuff in a pair of traditional lederhosen. The ticket price includes one litre of beer and a half litre mug.

Sunday, September 16

Diebolt 5th Anniversary Party

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When: Sunday, September 16, 1 – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: $12 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Celebrate five years at the Diebolt 5th Anniversary Party. The event features a shrimp boil with the fixings, raw oysters and more. You can sip on beer cocktails and jam out to The Drunken Frenchman while you dig into the delightful bounty.

I Love You So Brunch

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When: Sunday, September 16, 1 – 4 p.m. 

Where: Improper City, 3201 Walnut St. Suite 100, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Improper City presents I Love You So Brunch. The event features a brunch with donuts, cocktails and more. You can sway to live jazz music from Tyler Farr and Friends while you brunch away.

Colorado Coffee Fest

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When: Sunday, September 16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

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

Cost: $25 – $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Get your buzz on at the Colorado Coffee Fest. Celebrate the beautiful bean by exploring vendors, sampling all things coffee and more. You can also participate in lectures, munch on food and jam out to live music while you peruse the fest.

Bingo Brunch

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When: Sunday, September 16, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Win prizes and munch on delights at a Bingo Brunch. The event features mimosas, brunchy bites and bingo hosted by the comedian Sam Tallent. Bingo is free to play and gives you the chance to win prizes while you dine.

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Mark Your Calendar

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

Cupcakes & Cider

When: September 18,  5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut St. Unit 150, Denver 

Cost: $20 at entry

Great American Beer Festival

When: September 20 – 22 

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

Cost: $85 – $160 tickets available here

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