24 Things To Do in and Around Denver This Weekend

Denver has some colorful events lined up this week. Start it off at Burger Madness and end it by playing your luck at a Drag Bingo Brunch. Wherever the week steers you, make sure to take a gander at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Wednesday, March 23

Burger Madness

Photo Courtesy of Tap & Burger

When: March 23 – April 7

Where: All Tap & Burger locations

Cost: Free, reserve here

The Lowdown: Tap & Burger hosts a Burger March Madness bracket. You can dive into five weeks of burgers with specials and bracket intensity with eight Tap & Burger chefs competing for the Burger Champion title. The winner will have their burger take its place permanently on the Tap & Burger menu.

Cocktail for a Cause

Photo Courtesy of Cart-Driver Denver on Facebook

When: March 23 – 31

Where: Cart-Driver Denver, 2500 Larimer St. Ste 100, Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Cart-Driver Denver hosts Cocktail for a Cause. Throughout the month of March, you can order a Passionproject cocktail and raise funds for a local nonprofit. Cart-Driver will donate 100% of the proceeds of the cocktail to Women’s Bean Project.

Pancakes for Peace

Photo Courtesy of Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

When: March 23

Where: All Snooze, an A.M. Eatery locations

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Snooze partners with World Central Kitchen to host Pancakes for Peace. You can help raise funds for World Central Kitchen and feed those who have been displaced due to ongoing conflict in Ukraine. 100% of sales from ordering the special Pancake of the Week – a Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Pancake – will be donated to World Central Kitchen.

Laugh Your Craft Off

Photo Courtesy of MCA Denver on Facebook

When: March 23, 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: $20, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Get your crafting skills readied for Laugh Your Craft Off. You can take part in a treasure-sachet-making workshop with instruction from artist Miranda Harp and comedic commentary from comedian Salma Zaky as you create during the crafting session.

DocuWest Documentary Film Festival

Photo Courtesy of Wade Gardner on Facebook

When: March 23 – 27

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

Cost: Varying prices, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Docuwest Documentary Film Festival is back in Denver its 13th year. The event features five days of documentary films screenings that celebrate contemporary film and community.

Thursday, March 24

Guitar Sessions: Stevie Gunter

Photo Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Facebook

When: March 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Online 

Cost: $10, tickets available here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature and Science partners with Alicia “Bruce” Trujillo for Guitar Sessions: Stevie Gunter. Trujillo will discuss local guitar greats and explore the process of Colorado-based musician Stevie Gunter of Waiting Room and TuLips.

Elevated Beats

Photo Courtesy of 54thirty on Facebook

When: March 24, 6 – 9 p.m. 

Where: 54thirty, 1475 California St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Rock it out throughout the night with beats from DJ Manos during Elevated Beats. 54thirty hosts the jamming event for you to take in the Denver skyline on the rooftop for a chill spring evening.

Friday, March 25

Hooch Booch x MaeMae Collab Release Show

Photo Courtesy of Hooch Booch

When: March 25, 7 – 11:59 p.m. 

Where: The Lodge at Woods Boss, 675 22nd St., Denver

Cost: $35, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Raise a glass at a Hooch Booch x MaeMae Collab Release Show. Hooch Booch is launching a limited-edition flavor in collaboration with LA-based artist Mae Mae to celebrate her album Gummy Heart Eyes. You can sip on the new Apple Old Fashioned flavored beverage while watching a live performance from Mae Mae.

Music in the Clouds

Photo Courtesy of Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek on Facebook

When: March 25, 3 – 6 p.m. 

Where: Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, 245 Columbine St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Take in a spring evening to jam out to some sweet tunes at Music in the Clouds. Halcyon hosts the musical event with a performance from a local artist on the rooftop of the hotel with a view of the city.

New York Ninja 

Photo Courtesy of Scream Screen on Facebook

When: March 25 – 27

Where: Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $13.25, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sie FilmCenter teams up with Vinegar Syndrome for a screening of  New York Ninja on 35mm. You can experience the wild and wonderful film and later shop at a pop-up Vinegar Syndrome store.

Saturday, March 26

Lumonics Immersed

Photo Courtesy of Lumonics Gallery

When: March 26, 8 p.m. 

Where: Lumonics Gallery, 800 E. 73rd Ave. Unit 11, Denver

Cost: $20, register here

The Lowdown: Explore a multi-sensory journey with Lumonics Immersed. The event aims to refresh your mind, body and spirit. Before and after the experience you can take a look at over 75 light artworks in the front gallery rooms, art studio and performance space.

Il Posto Marshall Fire Fundraiser

Photo Courtesy of Il Posto

When: March 26

Where: Il Posto, 2601 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: This Saturday Il Posto hosts a Marshall Fire Fundraiser. You can dine on delectable dishes while raising funds for the Boulder County Wildlife Fund. 20% of sales will go towards the fund.

There Is Only Zuul Release

Photo Courtesy of River North Brewery on Facebook

When: March 26, 1 p.m. 

Where: River North Brewery, 6021 Washington St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: River North Brewery has teamed up with Bruz Beers for a collaboration release dubbed There Is Only Zuul. You can sip on the Colorado whiskey barrel-aged wheat wine and barleywine ale that is taken the highlights of both breweries.

Bloodies and Bluegrass

Photo by Adrienne Thomas

When: March 26, 2 – 6 p.m. 

Where: Mile High Spirits – Tasting Room, 2201 Lawrence St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Kick back and rock out with Bloodies and Bluegrass. Mile High Spirits host an afternoon of $20 bottomless Bloody Marys, food and live music on the patio for a relaxed Saturday.

Art of Cultura: Colcha with Necha

Photo Courtesy of Museo Denver on Facebook

When: March 26, 12:30 – 2 p.m. 

Where: Museo De Las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Cost: $15, register here

The Lowdown: Museo De Las Americas hosts Art of Cultura: Colcha with Necha. The workshop dives into traditional Spanish Colonial folk art with the Spanish folktale La Llarona with the help of artist Vanessa Vasquez.

Spring Break Shindig

Photo Courtesy of Fiction Beer Company on Facebook

When: March 26, 12 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Fiction Beer Company, 7101 E. Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Fiction Beer Company celebrates the beginning of spring with a Spring Break Shindig. You can play games, take part in a cornhole tournament, listen to live music and more throughout the bash.

Oasis Four Year Anniversary Party

Photo Courtesy of Oasis Brewing Company on Facebook

When:  March 26, 12 p.m.

Where: Oasis Brewing Company, 3257 N. Lowell Blvd., Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Oasis Brewing Company presents a Four Year Anniversary Party. You can say cheers to another year of achievements with a beer release, live music and more. You can also grab bites from Flavor of Tabasco food truck to pair with your brews.

YOGA with Urban Sanctuary

Photo Courtesy of Odell Brewing Five Points Brewhouse on Facebook

When: March 26, 10 – 11 a.m. 

Where: Odell Brewing Five Points Brewhouse, 2945 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: Varying prices, register here

The Lowdown: Stretch out in the taproom of Odell Brewing during YOGA with Urban Sanctuary. You can get zen with in an instructor from Urban Sanctuary and later sip on a $5 brew to refresh.

Cervezas & Empanadas Pairing

Photo Courtesy of Cervecería Colorado

When: March 26, 12 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: $25, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Cervecería Colorado partners with Maria Empanada for a Cervezas and Empanadas Pairing. You can dive into four exquisite empanadas while sipping on a flight of four Mexican-inspired cervezas for a tasty afternoon.


Photo Courtesy of Chaos Bloom Theater on Facebook

When: March 26, 8 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Chaos Bloom Theater, 70 S. Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $10, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Listen to some horribly-hilarious stories about dates during Relationsh*t. You can hear as Chaos Bloom players interview audience members about their worst dates and then watch the group add some improv to make for a hysterical night.

Sunday, March 27

Coffee & Cold Reads

Photo Courtesy of The Bug Theatre on Facebook

When: March 27, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver 

Cost: $10, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Experience Coffee and Cold Reads: Puerto Rican Nocturne. The staged reading of the play explores issues of colonialism, internalized racism, police brutality and more.

Sundays on Santa Fe

Photo Courtesy of Art District on Santa Fe‎ on Facebook

When: March 27, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Where: Art District on Santa Fe, 525 Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Take a morning to stroll through the Santa Fe Art District during Sundays on Santa Fe. You can peruse art in the galleries, shop from local boutiques and more throughout the day.

Oasis Yoga

Photo Courtesy of Oasis Brewing Company on Facebook

When: March 27, 10:30 a.m. 

Where: Oasis Brewing Company, 3257 N. Lowell Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $20 at entry

The Lowdown: Oasis Brewing Company teams up with Hikyoga to present Oasis Yoga. You can let go of stresses this Sunday and pose to later imbibe in an Oasis brew in the taproom. Make sure to bring a mat and water to keep hydrated.

Drag Bingo Brunch

Photo Courtesy of Denver Milk Market on Facebook

When: March 27, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Denver Milk Market presents a Drag Bingo Brunch. You can enjoy a brunch filled with flavor while playing bingo with the help of local drag performers including Shirley Delta Blow. You can also have a chance at winning prizes throughout the afternoon. Spots are first-come-first-serve, so make sure to arrive early to snag a seat.

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Mark Your Calendar

Caroline Randall Williams Signing at McGregor Square

When: March 29, 11 a.m. 

Where: Tattered Cover McGregor Square, 1991 Wazee St. Ste 100, Denver

Cost: Free admission

60 Minutes in Space

When: March 30, 7 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: Free, register here

Demonstrating Artist

When: April 2, 12 – 3 p.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver

Cost: Free with general admission, purchase here

Bill Frisell Trio

When: April 12, 6 p.m. 

Where: The Holiday Theater, 2644 W. 32nd  Ave., Denver 

Cost: $40, tickets available here