The Mile High City is ready to entertain and inspire with urban adventure, outdoor activities and signature events
DENVER, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Denver is ready to deliver as the cultural and entertainment hub of the Rocky Mountains and, with a jam-packed events calendar, there are so many ways to live life to the fullest in the Mile High City this summer.
Denver has something for everyone with exceptional cultural and culinary experiences in the city, outdoor recreation in the nearby Rocky Mountains and events for music lovers, Broadway buffs, foodies, families and festival fans alike. The more than 300 days of sunshine each year and vibrant urban atmosphere only add to the allure of summertime in Colorado’s capital.
Below are some Denver summer highlights. For a full list of summer activities, go to the VISIT DENVER website.
Summer in Denver
Whether you’re taking in Rocky Mountain views from a rooftop patio, attending a concert at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre, planning an epic outdoor adventure, or shopping and dining in the city’s diverse neighborhoods, there’s nothing like Denver during the spring and summer months. And don’t miss the action-packed holiday weekends of Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.
Play in the mountains, stay in the city. The neighboring Rocky Mountains are overflowing with outdoor activities like cycling, running, white water rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and more, all within less than two hours. After a full day of outdoor adventures, return to the city and have a feast on an outdoor patio, grab a craft beer along the Denver Beer Trail or explore the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, teeming with arts, culture and urban flair.
Denver Summer Events
Festival season is back
Denver Day of Rock, May 28
A free music festival showcasing local, regional and national musicians from across various genres takes downtown. Headliners include Chris Isaak and Ingrid Andress.
Five Points Jazz Festival, June 4
Local musicians will fill the air with smooth notes as Denver’s Five Points neighborhood lives up to its moniker as the “Harlem of the West.”
Denver Fringe Festival, June 23-26
Enjoy original theatre, comedy, magic, dance and more during the annual performing arts festival in the River North Arts District (RiNo) and Five Points.
Denver PrideFest, June 25-26
In 2019, more than 525,000 turned out to celebrate during Denver PrideFest. Expect large crowds again as the …….