Denver has some sweet events lined up this week. Kick it off by sipping on some whiskey at Jameson Game Day and end it by grabbing a scoop at Sweet Cooie’s Pumpkin Carving. Wherever your taste buds take you, make sure to take a look at this roundup of food and drink events happening in Denver.

Monday, October 22

Jameson Game Day

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When: Monday, October 22, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Fainting Goat, 846 N Broadway, Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Fainting Goat hosts the Jameson Game Day. The event features a celebration of game day at different bars. This Monday you can sample sips of Jameson Whiskey including Jameson Original and Jameson Cask whiskey.

Tuesday, October 23

Ballot Talk Happy Hour

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When: Tuesday, October 23, 6 – 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Larkburger, 1617 California St. Unit B, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Larkburger partners with The League of Women Voters of Colorado to host a Ballot Talk Happy Hour. The event features a chance to learn more about the amendments and propositions on the ballot this year and answers to all of your questions. You can grab a bite from Larkburger to munch on while you learn more about your voting needs.

READ: A User-Friendly Guide to the 2018 Colorado Amendments 

Pie Pairing Night

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When: Tuesday, October 23, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: $20 at entry

The Lowdown: Stem Ciders teams up with The Long I Pie to present a Pie Pairing Night. The event features a pairing of four ciders complimenting four different seasonal pies from The Long I Pie. The pairing is first come, first serve so make sure to arrive early for your spot.

Ballots and Beers

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When: Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Grab a cold brew and learn more about your civic duty at Ballots and Beers. The event features a conversation with political strategists Kaitlyn Randol and Dan Aschkinasi about Colorado’s ballot and candidates that are up for voting.

Wednesday, October 24

Go F*cking Vote!

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When: Wednesday, October 24, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Denver Beer Co. teams up with SameSide and Cerveceria Colorado to host Go F*cking Vote! The event features a chance to register in person while sipping on buy one, get one free brew. Make sure you are ready to vote and have your voice heard.

Hurricane Fundraiser

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When: Wednesday, October 24, 9 p.m. 

Where: Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, 1317 14th St., Denver 

Cost: $20 at entry

The Lowdown: Euclid Hall hosts a Hurricane Fundraiser. The event features live music from American House Fire, Prude Boys and Television Generation. You can sip on drinks, participate in a raffle and more to raise funds for bartender Stephen Denton’s family, who have been displaced due to Hurricane Michael.

Thursday, October 25

DiFranco’s Get Sauced

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When: Thursday, October 25, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: DiFranco’s, 955 N Lincoln St. D, Denver 

Cost: $32 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dive into a four-course tasting at DiFranco’s Get Sauced. The event features a tasting of four delights including a roasted beet salad, a pumpkin lasagne, an Italian Cuban and sweet pecan pie to finish off, all with complimentary sips.

Stranahan’s Fall Cocktail Dinner

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When: Thursday, October 25, 6 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $95 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey hosts Stranahan’s Fall Cocktail Dinner. The event features a night of dining starting with a tour of the distillery. You can experience a three-course meal prepared by chef Sean in the cocktail lounge with each dish paired with a Stranahan’s whiskey cocktail created by Lucas, Stranahan’s mixologist.

Taps and Tails

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When: Thursday, October 25, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver 

Cost: $18 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Zoo presents Taps and Tails. The event features a night at the zoo to explore all of the creatures with local sips in hand. You can taste from local bites, jam out to a performance from DJ Rockstar Aaron during a Halloween dance party. Make sure to wear your best animal onesie to party the night out.

ChefsFeed Indie Week

Italian Restaurants

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When:  Thursday, October 25 – 28, 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Departure Denver Restaurant + Lounge, 249 Columbine St, Denver.

Cost: $165 reserve here

The Lowdown: Departure hosts ChefsFeed Indie Week. The event features a chance to taste bites from Gregory Gourdet and six local chefs and 18 national chefs during a four-day dinner experience.

Friday, October 26

Spooky Speakeasy

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When: Friday, October 26, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. 

Where: Terminal Bar, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Terminal Bar hosts a Spooky Speakeasy. The event features a night dedicated to Halloween haunting fun. You can dance to beats from DJ Phanatic, sip on the best cocktails and compete in a costume contest to win a free night at The Crawford Hotel.

Poka Lola Halloween Mixer

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When: Friday, October 26, 9 p.m. 

Where: Poka Lola, 1850 Wazee St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Celebrate Halloween a little early at the Poka Lola Halloween Mixer. The event features a night to sip on themed cocktail specials, jam out to beats from a live DJ and more. You can also take part in a costume contest and have your photo taken at a themed photo wall.

Ruckus Halloween Bash

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When: Friday, October 26, 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: Bellwether, 5126 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Bellwether hosts a Ruckus Halloween Bash. The event features a raging bash to celebrate the spooky season. You can dance all night to music from Josh Head from Emery, Jacob Manos and Deen Shiffrin. The night promises booze, boos, costumes and more.

Saturday, October 27

Pumpkin Beer Fest

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When: Saturday, October 27, 12 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Hops & Pie, 3920 Tennyson St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Hops & Pie hosts the Pumpkin Beer Fest. The fest will have pours of more than 10 different pumpkin brews from different breweries. You can sip on glasses of beers such as Copper Kettle Brewing Company Bourbon Barrel Imperial Pumpkin, Oakshire Brewing Big Black Jack Chocolate Pumpkin Porter and Dry Dock Brewing Company Double Pumpkin.

Beasts + Bubbles

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When: Saturday, October 27, 3:30 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Beast + Bottle, 719 E 17th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $45 at entry

The Lowdown: Beast + Bottle hosts Beasts + Bubbles. The event features a chance to learn about Cremant and champagne in a tasting of five drinks. You can learn how to pair each sip with different foods and create cocktails. To reserve your spot call 303-623-3223

MCA Dinner Society

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When:  Saturday, October 27, 7 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 1485 Delgany St., Denver 

Cost: $125 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA) hosts the MCA Dinner Society. The event features a dinner pop-up on the rooftop of the museum. You can dine on a three-course meal prepared by chef Kleinman complimented with drink pairings from The Family Jones Spirit House. The dinner celebrates Tara Donovan’s Fieldwork exhibition.

READ: The MCA Has Been Taken Over By Larger-Than-Life Sculptures Made From Ordinary Things

Halloween Rumpus

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When: Saturday, October 27, 12 – 11 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Call To Arms Brewing Company hosts a Halloween Rumpus. The event features a day of autumnal fun with screen printings from Humble Monster Screen Printed Goods, pizza from MAS KAOS, cookies from Valhalla Cakes and more. You can jam out to sounds from DJ Nightlove while you wait for a special Halloween themed beer. You can also have the chance to win free beer for the rest of the year.

Nightmare on Broadway

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When: Saturday, October 27, 12 p.m. 

Where: Alternation Brewing Company, 1539 S Broadway, Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Alternation Brewing Company hosts Nightmare on Broadway. The event features a Halloween bash full of food, live music and more. You can sip on special beer releases throughout the night as you dance during the underground costume party with three hours of hip-hop filling the air.

4th Annual Ratio Halloween

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When: Saturday, October 27, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. 

Where: Ratio Beerworks, 2920 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Ratio Beerworks hosts the 4th Annual Ratio Halloween. The event features a night of beer releases, guest appearances and more. You can dress up in your best costume to jam out to music from Broken Record while sipping on a re-release of Darklands dark lager and other seasonal brews.

Sunday, October 28

Dio Mio Pop-Up

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When:  Sunday, October 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Where: Lula Rose General Store, 3434 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Lula Rose General Store hosts a Dio Mio Pop-Up. The pop-up features Dio Mio’s handmade pasta delights including dried pasta, bread and pastries. You can sip on fresh coffee while you shop and explore the store.

Pumpkin Carving and Pig Roast

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When: Sunday, October 28, 4 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Julep Restaurant, 3258 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $49 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Julep hosts a Pumpkin Carving and Pig Roast. The event features a giant pig roast to dig into and some pumpkins to carve the perfect jack-o-lantern with. The ticket price includes one pumpkin, the tools to carve with and patterns if you need help getting inspired. Make sure to wear a costume to celebrate the fall feast.

Coffee Liqueur Launch Party

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When: Sunday, October 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Where: The Block Distilling Co., 2990 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: $30 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Block Distilling Co. hosts a Coffee Liqueur Launch Party. The event features the launch of a coffee liqueur created with the collaboration of Novo Coffee. You can brunch on tacos, donuts and more while sipping on specialty cocktails created with the liqueur.

The Art of Brunch

Art of Brunch. Photo courtesy of Mai Wyn Fine Art.

When: Sunday, October 28, 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 of Brunch graces the end of September. The event features a chance to explore more than 20 businesses in the Art District on Santa Fe. You can stop by each location and munch on complimentary brunch bites while perusing the art. See the participating locations here.

READ: Art of Brunch Gives You Free Food While You Explore Denver Galleries 

Sweet Cooie’s Pumpkin Carving

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When: Sunday, October 28, 1 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Sweet Cooie’s,  3506 E 12th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Carve up your perfect jack-o-lantern at Sweet Cooie’s Pumpkin Carving. The event features a carving contest and costume contest to compete in, bites, trick or treating and more. You can get a scoop on some sweet ice cream to savor while your carve.

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Mark Your Calendar

Halloween Candy & Cider Pairing

When: October 30, 2 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut St., Denver 

Cost: $15 at entry

Cocktail School

When: October 31, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Nocturne, 1330 27th St., Denver 

Cost: $16 tickets available here

The Great Onesie Bar Crawl

When: November 3, 3 – 9 p.m. 

Where: The Ginn Mill, 2041 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: $25 Register here

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