Check out what’s happening in Denver this June!

 

June 1st to June 3rd – Capitol Hill People’s Fair

“People’s Fair is Denver’s oldest neighborhood festival and famous for bringing together a diverse population to celebrate community and enjoy the start to the summer. This Civic Center Park tradition welcomes community groups, artists, and entertainment from every corner of Denver. The uniqueness and magic of the People’s Fair is created by the blending of great family fun, carefully selected handmade arts & crafts, delicious culinary delights, fabulous entertainment and the commitment to raise funds for and promote the missions of non-profit organizations.” For more info, check out https://peoplesfair.com/

 

 

June 2nd to June 3rd – Denver Chalk Art Festival

“More than 200 professional, amateur and student artists will delight and amaze Denverites with their incredible talents in what has become one of the city’s most treasured events. Over the course of two days, the artists will take to the street armed with vivid pastel chalks and spend hours on their hands and knees recreating major masterpieces or sharing original works of art. Spectators will watch as the intricate chalk paintings come to life and spread out to adorn four downtown blocks in and around Larimer Square. Visitors will enjoy live music, food and beverages while also having the rare opportunity to interact with the artists as they work.” For more info, check out https://www.denver.org/things-to-do/spring-summer/chalk-art-festival/

 

 

June 11th – Film on the Rocks: Grand Budapest Hotel

“Winner of the Film On the Rocks Wes Anderson poll, The Grand Budapest Hotel finds many of the auteur’s closest collaborators (including Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Edward Norton and Tilda Swinton) filling out his patented ensemble casting.” For more info, check out http://www.redrocksonline.com/fotr/

 

 

June 15th to June 17th – The Denver BBQ Festival

“We’ve invited some of the country’s most award-winning BBQ legends to Denver this summer for America’s biggest Father’s Day BBQ. It’s not about bragging rights (well, maybe a little), it’s about feeding you a whole lotta hog. So come grab a slab, pound some pork, and bury your face in some brisket while enjoying cold drinks and killer live music at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. It’s time to pig out. BBQ and beverages will be available to purchase, and all-inclusive VIP experiences are available.” For more info, check out https://denverbbqfest.com/

 

 

 

 

June 15th to June 17th – Denver Comic Con 2018

“Denver Comic Con (DCC) is a 3-day, family-friendly pop culture fan extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment. DCC is a program of the Colorado nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom, whose mission is to inspire a love of learning, to increase literacy, celebrate diversity and build community through pop culture education.” For more info, check out https://denvercomiccon.com/

 

 

 

 

June 16th – Juneteenth Music Festival

“Join us Saturday June 16, 2018 on 26th & Welton in the Historic Five Points Neighborhood for Juneteenth Music Festival. Tens of thousands of festival goers will commence to celebrate freedom, community and culture. Set to a soundtrack of Blues, R&B, Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop music, nearly 200 vendors line Welton Street for an epic celebration.” For more info, check out https://www.juneteenthmusicfestival.com/

 

 

 

 

June 23rd – South Platte River Fest

“After years of construction, the 6th annual South Platte RiverFest will be returning to the water! Try out a stand up paddleboard in the Cherry Creek or take a kayak down the boat chute in the South Platte River. Take a break on Shoemaker Plaza and listen to live music. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from our food court and on-site bars, with proceeds benefiting The Greenway Foundation. Spending time on the water is how we refresh during the summer; therefore, you do not want to miss this event!” For more info, check out http://www.thegreenwayfoundation.org/south-platte-riverfest.html

 

 

June 29th – Dive-in Movie: Despicable Me 3

 

“Dive-In Movies are shown in Island Kingdom Water Park every Friday night June 29 – August 3. The Water Park closes at 6 p.m. with the exception of the Wave Pool, movies beginning around 7:30 p.m. Movies are free with any park admission or Season Pass.” For more info, check out https://www.elitchgardens.com/entertainment/dive-inmovies17/