Things to do Summer 2018 in Denver

By TBC on June 12, 2018
things to do this summer in denver

Summer is officially here and we hope you are soaking up every moment! Whether you’re a farmer’s market fanatic, movie maven, or arts & culture connoisseur, here are a few fun ways you can celebrate this summer in Denver:

June

HISTORIC ELITCH THEATRE SUMMER FILM SERIES — The Sandlot

WHEN: June 15, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Historic Elitch Theatre (4655 W. 37th Ave.)

 

MOVIE ON THE GREEN — Boss Baby

WHEN: June 15, 2018

WHERE: Stapleton’s Founders Green (29th Ave. and Roslyn St.

 

FILM ON THE ROCKS — Heathers

WHEN: June 18, 2018 (Doors at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
WHEN: June 23–24, 2018
WHERE: 20th and Lawrence Streets

 

MONDAY MOVIE MADNESS AT INFINITY PARK IN GLENDALE — Back to the Future

WHEN: June 25, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Infinity Park (4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Glendale

 

HISTORIC ELITCH THEATRE SUMMER FILM SERIES — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

WHEN: June 29, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Historic Elitch Theatre (4655 W. 37th Ave.)

 

MOVIE ON THE GREEN — Spiderman Homecoming

WHEN: June 29, 2018

WHERE: Stapleton’s Founders Green (29th Ave. and Roslyn St.

 

July

 

DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS FREE DAY

WHEN: July 3, 2018 (Chatfield Farms)

 

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE FREE DAY

WHEN: July 5, 2018 4-10pm

 

CHERRY CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL
WHEN: July 6–8, 2018
WHERE: Cherry Creek North

 

DENVER ART MUSEUM FREE FIRST SATURDAY

WHEN: July 7, 2018

 

FILM ON THE ROCKS — The Big Lebowski

WHEN: July 9, 2018 (Doors at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

MONDAY MOVIE MADNESS AT INFINITY PARK IN GLENDALE — Wonder Woman

WHEN: July 9, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Infinity Park (4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Glendale

 

HISTORIC ELITCH THEATRE SUMMER FILM SERIES — The Greatest Showman

WHEN: July 13, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Historic Elitch Theatre (4655 W. 37th Ave.)

 

MOVIE ON THE GREEN — Jumanji

WHEN: July 13, 2018

WHERE: Stapleton’s Founders Green (29th Ave. and Roslyn St.

 

SLOW FOOD NATIONS

WHEN: July 13–15, 2018

WHERE: Larimer Square

 

COLORADO BLACK ARTS FESTIVAL

WHEN: July 13–15, 2018

WHERE: City Park

 

DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS FREE DAY

WHEN: July 19, 2018 (York Street)

 

FILM ON THE ROCKS — Happy Gilmore

WHEN: July 23, 2018 (Doors at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

MONDAY MOVIE MADNESS AT INFINITY PARK IN GLENDALE — Coco

WHEN: July 23, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Infinity Park (4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Glendale

 

HISTORIC ELITCH THEATRE SUMMER FILM SERIES — Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

WHEN: July 27, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Historic Elitch Theatre (4655 W. 37th Ave.)

 

COLORADO DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

WHEN: July 28–29, 2018

WHERE: Sloan’s Lake Park

 

August

MOVIE ON THE GREEN — Honey I Shrunk The Kids

WHEN: Aug. 3, 2018

WHERE: Stapleton’s Founders Green (29th Ave. and Roslyn St.

 

DENVER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

WHEN: Aug. 4, 2018

WHERE: Civic Center Park

 

DENVER ART MUSEUM FREE FIRST SATURDAY

WHEN: Aug. 4, 2018

 

MONDAY MOVIE MADNESS AT INFINITY PARK IN GLENDALE — Black Panther

WHEN: Aug 6, 2018 (Gates at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Infinity Park (4599 E. Tennessee Ave., Glendale

 

DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS FREE DAY

WHEN: Aug. 7, 2018 (Chatfield Farms)

 

FILM ON THE ROCKS — The Goonies

WHEN: Aug 7, 2018 (Doors at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

BUSKERFEST
WHEN: Aug. 10–12, 2018
WHERE: Denver Union Station

 

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE FREE DAY

WHEN: Aug. 13, 2018 4-10pm

 

FILM ON THE ROCKS — Black Panther

WHEN: Aug. 13, 2018 (Doors at 6:30pm)

WHERE: Red Rocks Amphitheatre

 

MOVIE ON THE GREEN — Coco

WHEN: Aug. 24, 2018

WHERE: Stapleton’s Founders Green (29th Ave. and Roslyn St.

 

DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS FREE DAY

WHEN: Aug. 29, 2018 (York Street)

 

September

 

A TASTE OF COLORADO
WHEN: Aug. 31–Sept. 3, 2018
WHERE: Civic Center Park

 

DENVER ART MUSEUM FREE FIRST SATURDAY

WHEN: Sept. 1, 2018

 

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE FREE DAY

WHEN: Sept. 12, 2018 4-10pm

Weekly

CITY PARK JAZZ

WHEN: Sunday evenings in June and July, first Sunday of August

WHERE: City Park

 

ELWAY’S TASTE & TUNES SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

WHEN: Wednesday evenings, June 13–August 15, 2018 (no concert July 4)

WHERE: Elway’s Cherry Creek

 

COOHILLS BEATS ON THE CREEK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

WHEN: Tuesday evenings, June 19–August 7, 2018 (no concert July 3)

WHERE: Coohills

 

Farmer’s Markets

CHERRY CREEK FRESH MARKET

  1. 1st Ave. and University Blvd.

WHEN: Saturdays, May 5–Oct. 27, 2018, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.; Wednesdays, June 13–Sept. 26, 2018, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

 

CITY PARK ESPLANADE FRESH MARKET

  1. Colfax Ave. and Columbine St.

WHEN: Sundays, June 3–Oct. 28, 2018, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

 

THE FARMERS’ MARKET AT HIGHLANDS SQUARE

32nd Ave. and Lowell Blvd.

WHEN: Sundays, June 3–Sept. 30, 2018, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

 

STAPLETON FRESH MARKET

  1. 29th Ave. and Roslyn St.

WHEN: Sundays, June 17–Oct. 14, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

 

UNION STATION FARMERS’ MARKET

Denver Union Station Plaza

WHEN: Saturdays, May 12–Oct. 20, 2018, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

OLD SOUTH PEARL STREET FARMERS’ MARKET

1500 block of Old South Pearl St., between Florida Ave. and Iowa Ave.

WHEN: Sundays, May 20–Nov. 18, 2018, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

 

HIGHLANDS RANCH FARMERS’ AND STREET MARKET

9288 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch

WHEN: Sundays, May 6–Oct. 28, 2018, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

LITTLETON FARMERS’ MARKET

7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton

WHEN: Wednesdays, June 13–Oct. 10, 2018, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

FOUR SEASONS FARMERS AND ARTISANS MARKET

7043 W. 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge

WHEN: Saturdays, May 19–Oct. 20, 2018, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

SOUTHWEST PLAZA FARMERS’ MARKET

Southeast Parking Lot at Wadsworth and Bowles Ave.

WHEN: Saturdays, May 5–Oct. 27, 2018, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

LAKEWOOD FARMERS’ MARKET

Mile Hi Church, Alameda Ave. and Garrison St., Lakewood

WHEN: Saturdays, June 16–Sept. 29, 2018, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

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