26 Things To Do in and Around Denver This Weekend

Denver has some exploratory events lined up this week. Start it off by kicking off Pride Month at Meow Wolf and end it by helping the earth and the city with a Platte River Clean-Up. Wherever the weekend leads you, make sure to take a peek at this roundup of events happening in Denver.

Wednesday, June 1

Indie 102.3’s ‘Serve It’ Pride Party at Meow Wolf Denver

Photo Courtesy of Meow Wolf Denver on Facebook

When: June 1, 7 p.m. 

Where: Convergence Center, 1338 1st St., Denver 

Cost: $16, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Indie 102.3 partners with Meow Wolf Denver for a ‘Serve It’ Pride Party. You can celebrate the beginning of Pride month with sets from DJ Kori Hazel, performances Mikki Miraj, Destino, Wheelchair Sports Campe and more.

READ: Indie 102.3 is Kicking Off Denver Pride Month at Meow Wolf

Uncorked! Comedy Show

Photo Courtesy The Infinite Monkey Theorem on Facebook

When: June 1, 7:45 – 10 p.m. 

Where: The Infinite Monkey Theorem, 3200 Larimer St., Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: The Infinite Monkey Theorem presents an Uncorked! Comedy Show. The event features an evening of wine and laughs with sets from local comedians. You can sip on Infinite Monkey wine while getting your giggle on all night long.

Denver Beer Co. Pride Party

Photo Courtesy of Denver Beer Co.

When: June 1, 7 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Beer Co. honors PRIDE with a Berry Proud Release and a Pride Party. You can sip on the Berry Proud sour ale with 15% of sales from every Berry Proud pint and Denver Beer Co. Pride merch benefiting One Colorado.

Music in the Clouds

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

When: June 1, 4 – 7 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 local artist, Andrew Cooney on the rooftop of the hotel with a view of the city.

Thursday, June 2

Cervezas for Causes

Photo Courtesy of Cervecería Colorado on Facebook

When: June 2, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Cervecería Colorado, 1635 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Cervecería Colorado presents Cervezas for Causes. The event features a happy hour with a partnership with a local non-profit. This Thursday, Cervecería Colorado teams up with Ricardo Flores Magón Academy. You can sip on some lovingly brewed beer and raise funds for the organization.

Fit & Rock

Photo Courtesy of Dairy Block on Facebook

When: June 2, 6 -7 p.m. 

Where: Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dairy Block presents Fit & Rock. The event features a workout session with Inward Fitness. You can heat up with a HIIT-style session and sweat it out. Make sure to bring a mat and water to hydrate.

Avanti Summer Movie Series

Photo Courtesy of Avanti F&B, a collective eatery on Facebook

When: June 2, 9 – 11 p.m.

Where: Avanti F&B, a collective eatery, 3200 Pecos St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Grab a lawn chair or bring a blanket for the Avanti Summer Movie Series. You can imbibe in a free beer from New Belgium Brewing Company and taste bites from Del Mar while relaxing to watch Dazed and Confused on a 30-foot projector.

Friday, June 3

Exhibition Opening Celebration

Photo courtesy of MCA Denver on Facebook

When: June 3, 6 p.m. 

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

Cost: $25, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA) presents an Exhibition Opening Celebration. You can peruse three new exhibitions, speak to artists, dance to DJ sets and more throughout the evening.

First Friday Dairy Block Art Walk

Photo Courtesy of Dairy Block on Facebook

When: June 3, 5 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Dairy Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Dairy Block partners with Insider Her Studio for the First Friday Dairy Block Art Walk. You can explore local art, listen to live music, sip beverages at pop-up bars and more throughout the night.

First Friday Art Walk

Art District on Santa Fe. Photo by Lukas Crosby

When: June 3, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: First Friday Art Walk returns for the first Friday of the month. You can explore a myriad of creative businesses and galleries that sit within the art district. The experience features more than 100 participating locations on Santa Fe Drive and food trucks delivering bites to fuel your art adventures. You can see paintings, prints, sculptures and more throughout the walk.

La Hora de Vermut

Photo Courtesy of Ultreia

When: June 3, 4 p.m. 

Where: Ultreia, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: $97, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Ultreia presents a La Hora de Vermut event. You can sip on Astobiza Vermouth Cocktails and delight in Pintxos and Tapas to celebrate the amazing vermouth and the Astobiza team.

Yoga in the Park Season Kickoff

Photo Courtesy of Yoga in the Park – Denver‎ on Facebook

When: June 3, 6 – 7  p.m. 

Where: City Park, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Take a deep breath and let go of your weekly stresses during the Yoga in the Park Season Kickoff. The event features a free yoga session in City Park guided by a yoga instructor. You can participate in a vinyasa yoga flow and bring a dish to share for a community picnic. Make sure to bring a mat to practice on and water to stay hydrated.

Year 11 Anniversary Party

Photo Courtesy of Copper Kettle Brewing Company on Facebook

When: June 3 – 5

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

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Copper Kettle Brewing Company raises a glass to 11 years in business with its 11 Year Anniversary Party. The three-day event offers beer releases, live music, food and more for a celebration of the ages.

90’s Nite

Photo Courtesy of Made By Us

When: June 3, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Where: The Black Box, 314 E. 13th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Made By Us teams up with The Black Box for a 90’s Nite. You can party all night long to sets from DJs, explore local creators and more. Make sure to wear your bucket hats and jelly shoes to match the theme.

Saturday, June 4

Tacolandia

Photo Courtesy of Denver Westword on Facebook

When: June 4, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver

Cost: $40 – $65, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Dive into the best tacos during Tacolandia. The event features unlimited taco samples from over 40 local taquerias and Mexican restaurants. You can wash it all down with beverages while jamming out to live music and raising funds for Civic Center Conservancy.

READ: Tacolandia is a Mexican Food Lover’s Paradise

Lumonics Immersed

Photo of Chakra by Dorothy Tanner. Courtesy of Lumonics Gallery

When: June 4, 8 p.m.

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

Cost: $25, register here

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

MCA Penny Admission

Photo Courtesy of MCA Denver on Facebook

When: June 4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

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

Cost: $.01 at entry or register here

The Lowdown: The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is back with its Penny Admission. Colorado Residents can get into the museum for a penny, that is right — only one cent — all day long. You can get the chance to see exhibitions such as Clarissa Tossin: Falling From Earth, Guadalupe Maravilla: Purring Monsters with Mirrors on Their Backs and Tania Candiani: For the Animals.

Park Hill Art Festival

Photo Courtesy of The Park Hill Art Festival on Facebook

When: June 4 – 5

Where: Historic Park Hill Neighborhood, 4819 Montview Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Lowdown: Explore the Historic Park Hill Neighborhood and find some amazing art during the Park Hill Art Festival. The ninth annual festival features a gathering of over 90 local artists with a juried fine art, a fine craft show and more.

Five Points Jazz Festival

Photo Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues on Facebook

When: June 4, 12 – 11 p.m. 

Where: Five Points, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Celebrate all things jazz and the history of the Five Points neighborhood during the Five Points Jazz Festival. The festival features performances from multiple jazz bands on different stages, food, drinks and more. You can jam out to the best jazz in Denver throughout the day.

Relationsh*t

Photo Courtesy of Chaos Bloom Theater on Facebook

When: June 4, 8 – 9 p.m. 

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

Cost: $5, get tickets here

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

Juneteenth: The Latest Word on Freedom

Photo Courtesy of Soul Food Scholar on Facebook

When: June 4, 2 p.m. 

Where: Park Hill Branch Library, 4705 Montview Blvd., Denver

Cost: Free admission 

The Lowdown: Hear from Soul Food Scholar and author, Adrian Miller during Juneteenth: The Latest Word on Freedom. Miller will discuss the emancipation of African Americans and the celebrations that emerged from the event.

STILLness

Photo Courtesy of Clyfford Still Museum on Facebook

When: June 4, 9 – 10 a.m. 

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St., Denver 

Cost: Free, register here

The Lowdown: Take a deep breath and let go of your stresses at STILLness. The Clyfford Still Museum partners up with Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver and Zen Center of Denver to host the meditation session held within the galleries. Be ready to take a quiet spot to calm your thoughts.

Sunday, June 5

Larry Bruno Pizza Pop-Up

Photo Courtesy of A5 Steakhouse

When: June 5, 5 – 8 p.m. 

Where: A5 Steakhouse, 1600 15th St., Denver

Cost: Free, reserve here

The Lowdown: A5 Steakhouse celebrates its sixth month anniversary with a Larry Bruno Pizza Pop-Up. You can dive into New York-style pizza pie, Chicken Parmesan Calzones, Muffalettas and more. Reservations are highly encouraged.

Made By Us x XDenver Brunch Market

Photo courtesy of Made By Us

When: June 5, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: 3100 Inca St., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Made By Us partners with XDenver for a Brunch Market. You can sip on bottomless mimosas, shop from local creators and dine on a fabulous brunch throughout the afternoon.

Mimosa Fest Denver

Photo Courtesy of Mimosa Fest on Facebook

When: June 5, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Where: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton St., Denver 

Cost: $15 – $50, get tickets here

The Lowdown: Start your morning off right with Mimosa Fest Denver. You can sip on the best mimosas while jamming out to beats from DJs in Cervantes.

Platte River Clean-Up

Photo Courtesy of REI on Facebook

When: June 5, 9 a.m. 

Where: REI Denver, 1416 Platte St., Denver 

Cost: Free, RSVP here

The Lowdown: Volunteer for a Platte River Clean-Up. Backcountry Hunters & Anglers teams up with Denver Parks and Recreation for the clean-up of the river along the South Platte River Trail. The event starts behind REI Denver. Parking is at the Denver Aquarium lot.

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Mark Your Calendar

Virtual Event with James Patterson

When: June 6, 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Online

Cost: $34, tickets available here

The Language of Butterflies

When: June 7, 7 – 8:15 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $18, tickets available here

Curator Conversation

When: June 7, 6 – 7 p.m. 

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

Cost: $20, tickets available here

Outer Space | Inner Spaces Film Series

When: June 14, 6 p.m. 

Where: MCA Denver at the Holiday Theater, 2644 W. 32nd Ave., Denver

Cost: $15, tickets available here