July 1st-3rd – Cherry Creek Arts Festival – Cherry Creek

“The Cherry Creek Arts Festival (CCAF) takes place 4th of July weekend. This annual event is a world-class and award-winning celebration of the visual, culinary, and performing arts, and enjoys an attendance of 350,000 visitors over the 3-day event.” Learn More about the Cherry Creek Arts Festival

July 3rd-4th – Stars and Stripes Express Fest – Union Station

“All-aboard Denver Union Station’s third annual Stars & Stripes Express Fest! To celebrate America, we’ve doubled the size of the Terminal Bar patio. And for the first time ever, we’re expanding the party to two days! Come and enjoy live music and Colorado’s finest brews. Avery Brewing will also be on-site slinging their award-winning beers. The event is free and open to the public!” Learn More about the Stars and Stripes Express Fest

July 4th – Park Hill 4th of July Parade – Park Hill

“The Park Hill 4th of July Parade is Denver’s largest Independence Day march.  It’s a traditional parade with everything you’d expect, including marching bands, floats, classic cars, costumed characters and much more! Held in Park Hill, one of Denver’s oldest, most historic and diverse neighborhoods, the Park Hill 4th of July Parade has a small-town feel right in the heart of the city! Stay after the parade for the Kearney Street Fair, with food, music, kids games and much more!” Learn More about the Park Hill 4th of July Parade

July 7th-9th – TheBigWonderful Summer Weekend – Stanley Marketplace

“TheBigWonderful is Denver’s most original urban festival that celebrates Colorado’s eclectic culture to the fullest. This quarterly weekend festival incorporates a Beerfest, Bands, and a huge day & night Bazaar featuring Denver’s best eating & drinking & pop up retail. TheBigWonderful activates otherwise vacant urban lots into a thriving arts & small business community.” Learn More and Buy Tickets for TheBigWonderful

July 14th-16th – Mile High Global Bazaar – Downtown Denver

“The Mile High Global Bazaar is a 3 day, annual celebration of international cultures, arts, crafts, merchandise, food, and music. The event will consist of exhibitors from around the globe representing a vast array of cultures and goods. Denver is home to more than 2 million people representing a vast array of cultures and countries from around the world. This popular event is an international celebration of global art, crafts, music, food & dance right in the center of the Rocky Mountains.” Learn More about the Mile High Global Bazaar

July 17th – Film on the Rocks: The Lego Movie – Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater

“’Everything is awesome!!’ Especially at Red Rocks! Truly fun for the whole family, THE LEGO MOVIE took the world by storm three years ago and is set for a lego-verse of sequels and spin-offs.  Come play with everyone’s favorite toys under the stars. Band starts at 7pm and Film begins at Dusk.” Learn More and Buy Tickets for Film on the Rocks: The Lego Movie

July 28th-29th – Summer Brew Fest – Tennyson Street

“The Denver Summer Brew Fest returns to Mile High Station on July 28th and 29th. Sample from 45+ breweries per night while listening to great music in this indoor/outdoor setting. Major and the Monbacks will headline the event on Friday with Nevermind the 90s headlining the event on Saturday. Enjoy the yummy food trucks and check out other vendors while sipping tasty microbrews and ciders. This festival benefits Swallow Hill Music Association and does sell out.” Learn More and Buy Tickets for the Summer Brew Fest

July 29th-30th – Colorado Dragon Boat Festival – Sloan’s Lake

“The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival (CDBF) is a free family-friendly festival highlighting Colorado’s rich Asian Pacific American heritage at Sloan’s Lake Park in northwest Denver. A window to the Pan Asian world, this diverse festival is the only one of its kind in the United States. It showcases an array of traditional and contemporary performing arts, cultural customs, cuisine, and a marketplace of unique and hard-to-find arts, crafts, and vendors, in addition to two days of action packed dragon boat racing.” Learn More about Colorado Dragon Boat Festival