6 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, That Don't Totally Suck

August 16, 2019

So what kids are back in school, summer isn't over yet! There's still a lot to do in the Mile High City!

Friday

Stranahans Cocktail Pairing
$25

First, 25 bucks for ANY pairing at Stranahans is a steal. Do you even need the details? We'll give a few anyway. A Nott, the master of paring plates, will be serving up three dishes, complete with three cocktail samplers. There are also three tasting times. Book soon, because spots will fill up!

More info and reservations here.

The Bed Cinema
$5-$65

Who doesn't love watching movies in bed, outside? Wait, what? Yep! The Bed Cinema is in Denver for 4 days and gives you a chance to watch a movie under the stars, all from the comfort of a bed! Things are getting cozy at Runway 35 this weekend.

Get tickets here.

Saturday

Roll-Your-Own Sushi
$30

The perfect roll of sushi is hard to master, but Sushirama in the Tech Center is gonna help you try. 30 bucks will get you a guided sushi class (yes you can eat what you make) with the option to add some sake in. That oughta make a super technical skill easier....

Reserve a spot in class here.

The Denver Pet Expo
$5

We're all obsessed with our furry family members, so why not indulge in some stuff, just for them! The Pet Expo at the National Western Complex will feature the best foods, treats, toys, gear and garments, exclusively for your pet. They will feel so special!

Fetch tickets and info here.

Westword Tacolandia
$25-$38

Denver is home to some of the best street tacos on the planet, and this Saturday, they'll all be in one place. Westword is hosting their 10th annual Tacolandia street taco festival. Sample over 40 street tacos, maybe paired with an ice cold cervesa? Mmmm....

Get tickets (and a discount) here.

Sunday

Highlands Square Farmers Market
free

From Palisade peaches and apricots, to freshly roasted hatch chiles, you can find all the local produce you needs at the Highlands Farmers Market. AND, you can browse with a Bloody Mary or mimosa in hand. Not bad!

Get more info here.

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