13 must-see things in Denver this weekend (July 9-11)

The MLB All-Star Game is here, and there is plenty of activity in town to celebrate the American hobby!

If you’re a baseball fan, Denver is the place to go this weekend as the city prepares to host the All-Star Game. Events around the city will celebrate baseball and its rich history, including the Hall of Legends exhibit in McGregor Square and the LoDo Rocks the Block festival, which will feature baseball-themed music, food and activities. Also on the program this weekend, the Colorado Black Arts Festival, the Colorado Tiny House Festival and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival are also on the program. All this and more, this weekend in Denver!

Events for Friday July 9

Colorado Black Arts Festival

When: July 9-11
Or: City Park, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver
Cost: Release

Visit the 35th annual Colorado Black Arts Festival in City Park for food, live music and shows, visual arts, games and activities for kids.

Stars & Stripes Streetfest

When: Until July 14
Or: Place du 21 between Larimer and Lawrence, Denver
Cost: Release

The festival-style event features a variety of local food, drinks, games, live bands, DJs and silent discos.

Summer at the sculpture park

When: July 9-10
Or: Sculpture Park, 1736 Speer Boulevard, Denver
Cost: $ 47.50

Produced by AEG in partnership with Denver Arts & Venue, the Summer at Sculpture Park concert series features national and local musical events, this weekend featuring Goose.

Van Gogh living the experience

When: July 9-September 26
Or: Stanley Market, 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora
Cost: $ 35

Created by Grande Experiences, Van Gogh Alive is a large-scale multisensory digital art experience that gives visitors the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Van Gogh’s art and truly venture into his world.

Events for Saturday July 10

Colorado Cottage Festival

When: July 10-11
Or: Riverdale Regional Park at the Adams County Fair and Regional Park Complex, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton
Cost: $ 10 to $ 20

Participants will be able to visit a wide assortment of small houses on wheels, container houses, skoolies, van conversions, unique RVs, trailers, tears, yurts, and more.

Foothills Fine Arts Festival

When: July 10-11
Or: Downtown Golden, 12th and Arapahoe, Golden
Cost: Release

The festival is ARTSWEEK GOLDEN’s flagship event and features live music, children’s arts activities and more.

Hall of Legends

When: July 10-18
Or: The Rally Hotel in McGregor Square, 1600 20th Street, Denver
Cost: $ 10

History The Colorado and Colorado Rockies Baseball Club Foundation present Hall of Legends during MLB All-Star Week at the new Rally Hotel in McGregor Square, just across 20th Street and Coors Field.

Jazz along Welton

When: July 10-12
Or: Cousins ​​Plaza-Five Points, 2401 Welton Street, Denver
Cost: Release

Two jazz bands will perform iconic tunes you’ll enjoy as you dine, shop, and explore the rich culture of Five Points.

Mutt Market

When: July 10
Or: Aspen Grove, 7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton
Cost: Release

Come see a mini dog-focused vendor exhibit, plus canine agility demonstrations, live music, selfie stations, on-site dog washes, adoptable dogs, and ice cream for everyone. pets and their parents!


When: July 10
Or: Hudson Gardens & Events Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton
Price: $ 25 to $ 75

An evil duke and his tortured court jester, Rigoletto, clash over the jester’s beautiful daughter in this topsy-turvy suspense, teeming with twists and turns.

Winter Park Alpine Artaffair

When: July 10-11
Or: Rendezvous Event Center, 78841 US Highway 40, Winter Park
Cost: Release

With 40 artists, including painters, photographers, jewelers, potters and more.

Sunday July 11 events

Colorado Shakespeare Festival: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

When: 11 July
Or: Mary Rippon Open Air Theater, Hellems Arts & Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
Cost: Varied

Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theater on the CU Boulder campus.

LoDo rocks the block

When: July 11-13
Or: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop Street, Denver
Cost: Release

Denver Union Station and Dairy Block are teaming up to host LoDo Rocks the Block, a free concert series by top local musicians, a baseball-inspired market, family-friendly activities, baseball-inspired food and drink, and more again to celebrate the The MLB All-Star Game is coming to Mile High City!

What are you doing this week end? Did we miss any events? Let us know in the comments.

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