September 1st – September 4th – A Taste of Colorado – Civic Center Park

“Delight your taste buds with creations from Colorado’s favorite food establishments. Enjoy appetizers, entrees, and desserts in full-sized portions with friends or in sample sizes by yourself. Discover ethnic specialties or indulge in your traditional favorites. An elegant Fine Dining Area is showcased, highlighting gourmet cuisine from renowned chefs and offering daily cooking demonstrations.” Learn More about A Taste of Colorado


September 1st – Rocky Mountain Showdown – Sports Authority Field

“The state of Colorado’s first college football game of the season will get a national audience. Colorado and Colorado State will meet in the annual Rocky Mountain Showdown at the Broncos’ stadium at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1.” Get Tickets to Rocky Mountain Showdown


September 9th – September 10th – Festival Italiano – Belmar

“Festival Italiano is known for serving up the region’s best selection of homemade Italian specialties for guests as well as an artisan marketplace, live music on two stages, wine tastings, kids activities (grape stomping), a bocce tournament and flag throwers flown in from Italy for the weekend!” Learn More about Festival Italiano


September 11th – Film on the Rocks: Twister – Red Rocks Amphitheater

Band starts at 7pm and Film begins at Dusk. “The serenity of summer skies and open plains can turn deadly in a moment with one of mother nature’s most horrific events. The rocks will rumble when the funnel clouds form in this classic 90s thriller. This screening of TWISTER is presented in memoriam to one of the greatest character actors of all time, Bill Paxton (1955-2017).” Get Tickets & More Info about Film on the Rocks: Twister


September 15th – September 17th – CherryArts Festival – Stanley Marketplace

“CherryArts Festival at Stanley is a free weekend event for the whole family and features a nationally juried art show with exhibiting artists in 13 media categories, including ceramics, mixed media, digital art, photography, metalwork and drawing. In addition to the artists, visitors will enjoy children’s activities at the Creation Station, interactive art installations, local food trucks and live entertainment.” Learn More about CherryArts Festival


September 22nd – Tequila, Taco, & Cerveza Fest – Mile High Station

“The wildly infamous Tequila, Taco, & Cerveza Fest is coming to Denver, CO on Friday, September 22nd from 5pm-10pm at the Mile High Station! This is a limited capacity venue, so grab tickets early to guarantee entry! This is an event geared to showcase diverse Mexican beers & worldwide tequilas plus unique taco recipes from all of your local favorites. It will feature 10 (.25oz) Tequila samples included with ticket price plus Taco Food Trucks, Mexican Beers, Live Bands, DJs, Branded #TTCFest Shot Glass, Spanish Music, Mariachis, Water Pong, CornHole, El Jefe Taco Champ Vote, Red Beers, Margaritas, Mexican Candies & So Much More!” Get Tickets & More Info about Tequila, Taco, & Cerveza Fest


September 24th – Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Denver

“Race for the Cure is a fun, rewarding event offering 5k Run/Walk, Family walk, vendors and a very special 25th Celebration and Survivor Ceremony. For 25 years, Susan G. Komen Colorado has lead the fight to save local lives affected by breast cancer. By participating in Race for the Cure, one of the largest and longest running charity 5K events in the country, you have helped us to provide support, hope and healing impact throughout Colorado. Join us to celebrate and press forward toward a world free of breast cancer! In celebration of our 25th anniversary, we are offering throwback registration rates – just $25 gets you to the start line of one of the best community events in town! Be Bold, Be Fearless, Be More Than Pink!” Get Tickets & More Info about Race for the Cure


September 29th – Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off – Larimer Square

“It’s going to be hot on Larimer Square as Denver Firefighters Local 858 and Señor Gordon’s Foods host hundreds of firefighters from all over the state to compete for the best green and red chili! There will be refreshing craft beer from Chain Reaction Brewing Company, music, local celebrity judges and the Colorado Firefighter Calendar! All are welcome to attend. Proceeds benefit MDA Rocky Mountain!” Learn More about the Annual Firefighter Chili Cook-Off