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

May 3, 2019

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Friday:

Infinite Monkey Theorem's Patio Party
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Infinite Monkey has one of the best outfoor patio's in Denver. It's large (relatively speaking) outdoor space in RiNo is the perfect place to kick off the month of May, so help them start patio season right!

More info here.

Saturday:

DERBY DAY!
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The Kentucky Derby is an excuse to day drink, wear a hat, and gamble irresponsibly. Thankfully, the city of Denver has a ton of themed parties to attend, ranging from fancy, to down and dirty Derby! From Noon to 5:00 at Julep, the aptly named bar in RiNo, you can sip cocktails, chow down and watch horse races. Union Station will be hosting a free party with live music, or you can hit up the Denver Mini Derby, complete with an open bar and a mini race!

Walk MS

It's not to late to grab some friends, register and team, and help raise funds for MS. The walk/run goes from 8:00am to 1:00 at City Park.

More info on registration here.

Free Day at Denver Art Museum
Free

First Fridays are a great way to discover the city's art scene, but the Denver Art Museum keeps it going! This Saturday, enjoy free general admission from 10am - 5pm.

More info here.

May the 4th at Wings Over the Rockies
$15

May the force be with you as you pose with an X-wing fighter and battle with a foam Light Sabre. Bring your biggest Star Wars fans to Wings Over the Rockies in Lowry for some themed activities from 10am - 4pm.

More info here.

Furry Scurry
$50

The Denver Dumb Friends League is getting the whole doggie gang together for a Wash Park run/walk. You and your furry best friends can get in a great walk through the park, and help an organization that's committed to rescuing animals throughout the state.

Register here!

Sunday:

The Big Wonderful Derby Festival

Technically, this is happening on Saturday and Sunday, but Saturday is jam-packed, why not leave a little something for the rest of the weekend? THere's live music, local vendors, drinks, and fun for the whole fam, so treat yourself to a Sunday Funday.

More info here.

Cinco de Mayo at the Stanley Marketplace
free

Celebrate Cinco with performances by Raices de Mi Tierra. You can also browse the many local shops, and possibly sip a themed drink while you're there. If you haven't been out the the Stanley Marketplace yet, this is the perfect excuse to go!

Check it out here.