Things to do Summer 2018 in Denver

By TBC on June 12, 2018

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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