Looking for fun ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend 2016 in the Mile High City? You’re in luck! Denver offers tons of free festivals and events over the long weekend. From special museum exhibits to local art shows, thrilling outdoor concerts, and water park fun, there’s truly something for everyone!
Check out Mile High Honda’s complete list of Memorial Day merriment taking place in and around Denver below.
Denver Day of Rock
Come one, come all to Denver’s 16th Street Mall on Saturday, May 28 from 2:30 to 9:30 pm for Amp the Cause’s seventh annual music festival, Denver Day of Rock. At this one-day music extravaganza, enjoying the sounds of local well-known rockers is completely free! All donations and raffle entries will benefit Denver Day of Rock event host and Colorado-based non-profit organization Amp the Cause.
Head-bopping tunes and lip-smacking food are a winning match, don’t you agree? As you’re en route from one stage to the next, make a pit stop for some of Denver’s finest food truck fare and enjoy summer swigs at custom craft brew stations.
Be sure to check out the Day of Rock 2016’s website for the latest lineup news!
TheBigWonderful Outdoor Market Fest in Littleton
Art lovers, foodies, and avid shoppers can catch the first set of Colorado’s unique summer arts festival during Memorial Day weekend 2016. Head to Geneva Park Friday, May 27 at 4 pm or Saturday, May 28 at noon as TheBigWonderful transforms a slice of downtown Littleton into a local outdoor market.
TheBigWonderful brings together the area’s small businesses and service providers to one prime location. Attending is a great way to get to know Denver and Littleton’s offerings and support the local community.
Look forward to farm and flea markets, a unique beer garden, and multiple stages of live music. This family-friendly festival even encourages you to bring Fido. People and pooches welcome!
Stories in Sculpture at Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens’ special Stories in Sculpture exhibit continues during Memorial Day weekend at their York Street location. This exclusive summer display features selected sculptures on loan from the Walker Art Center Collection in Minneapolis, MN. The gorgeous winding gardens make a breathtaking backdrop for 13 masterpiece statues crafted by the greats, including Henry Moore, George Segal, and Judith Shea.
Stories in Sculpture is open from 9 am to 5 pm through Memorial Day weekend. Exhibit admission is included with general admission to the gardens.
Water World Colorado Opening Weekend
Celebrating the weekend that marks the beginning of summer at the water park with the largest variety of attractions in the US definitely ups the ante. Join Water World Colorado’s kickoff weekend for the 2016 summer season during the Memorial Day holiday to salute great weather and family while whirling down waterslides! The park has a water ride for every type of adventure seeker, from group tube rafting to thrilling aquatic coasters.
Be sure to pack your Memorial Day picnic to enjoy at one of Water World Colorado’s landscaped picnic areas.
Make plans to attend these fun, family-friendly Denver events taking place over Memorial Day weekend 2016!