Denver One-Time August Events 2020 - Madison & Company Properties

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Colorado Day - Free Museum Admission Saturday, August 1st 2020 | 10AM - 5PM

We're finalizing details that offer you both in-person and digital experiences to celebrate this fabulous state.

  • Admission is FREE, but tickets are required to manage capacity

  • Timed entry will be in effect, but once you're in, spend the day

  • Tickets will be available to reserve as of July 18

  • Our normal festivities will be modified for COVID, but we will have a fair amount of digital events and things to do to celebrate

  •  *all* of our museums will be offering free admission

Denver Beer Co's 5th Annual Beer & Ice Cream Pairing! Wednesday, August 5th 2020 | 5PM

Beer and Ice Cream: fun for the whole family! We’ll reserve our entire extended patio for social distance pairing guests as well as host a guided virtual beer and ice cream pairing for those of you at home. Simply pre-order your pairing pack for pickup at our taprooms. Our head brewer Jason Buehler will lead a guided tasting alongside Little Man Ice Cream Chefs via our Facebook live stream. We’ll taste beer and ice cream together then we will open the lines for Q&A. (Don’t worry, if you can’t make it at 5 p.m., we’ll record the tasting so that you can follow along whenever time permits.)

VIRTUAL Empanada Making Class with Maria Empanada Wednesday, August 5th | 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Thanks to COVID-19, we can't do these classes in person, but we've put together a fantastic virtual Empanada making experience! Pick up your empanada making kit from Maria's and your beers from Dos Luces, and then settle in front of your computer for a fun, interactive class via Zoom. The only thing you need is your oven and a sense of adventure!

Drive-In Move: "Frozen 2" Friday, August 7th | 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Meet us at Dick’s Sporting Good’s Field LOT G. We will be showing "Frozen 2" at DARK, but cars are welcome to arrive as early as 7 PM. This is a free event and open to the public. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE.

  • To maximize viewing, vehicles - tall trucks, vans, SUV’s should be parked in the back rows, low profile cars in front rows. Please follow the directions of the parking attendees.

  • An FM transmitter is used to broadcast audio directly into vehicles. The FM transmitter will be 95.1FM.

  • There will not be a concession stand, so please come prepared with your own food. No alcohol is permitted.

Mile High Beer Festival 2020 Saturday, August 8th | 1:00PM - 9:00PM

The legendary, always local, always sold out Mile High Beer Festival returns in 2020! Join us Saturday, August 8th for the Annual Mile High Beer Festival at our new downtown venue, The McNichols Building, as we sample the best craft beers in the great state of Colorado. 

TheBigWonderful: RiNo Art District Saturday, August 8th | Sunday, August 9th

TheBigWonderful returns to its roots in the RiNo Art District, August 8+9! Hailed as the biggest and most wonderful urban market by 303 Magazine, TheBigWonderful features two full days of shopping at 100+ local small businesses, sampling 20+ craft breweries, tasting Denver's best local food trucks, enjoying local live music & so much more!

Parking Lot Cinema Saturday, August 8th | 5:00PM - 10:00 PM

Enjoy a FREE family friendly night out! Parking lot opens at 5PM & Movies Start at 6pm, with ABOMINABLE from Dreamworks™, and WONDER will begin 15 minutes after the first movie. A family-friendly socially distanced event designed to re-connect the community and those that serve it.

Westwood Music Showcase Saturday, August 15th

12:00PM -10:00 PM

The Westword Music Showcase is a Music Festival that will feature national headliners alongside local bands performing at two main stages as well as at venues throughout the neighborhood; all of the local acts performing are contenders for the 2020 Westword Music Awards. All ages welcome at the main outdoor stages. Guests at all other venues must be 21+ with a Valid I.D.

107.9 KBPI Rock & Roll Car Show 2020 Live Stream Saturday, August 15th | 7:00PM - 5:30 PM

Willie B and KBPI host the largest car show in the region! Car show open to all cars, trucks, bikes, hot rods, muscle cars, and tuners! Grudge Runs, Burnout Contest, Vendor Midway, and much more!

Twilight Tour: Littleton’s Arapaho Hills Historic District Thursday, August 20th | 7:00PM - 8:00 PM

During this virtual tour, Stevens will take you on a guided walk of two special blocks of Arapaho Hills, weaving in neighborhood history and highlighting several illuminated homes to offer a glimpse of their beauty outside and in. The session will be followed by an interactive audience Q&A.

2020 Denver Taco Festival Saturday, August 22nd

12:00PM - 9:00 PM

This full weekend of fun and food is not to be missed. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the best TACOS in the city. What else does this event include you ask? The 2020 Denver Taco Festival also features Lucha Libre Wrestling, High Speed Daredevil Chihuahua Racing, live music, games shows & our amazing Tequila Expo! New for this year we will be introducing the Denver Taco-lypics!

Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Southern Rockies: Herb Walk Saturday, August 22nd | 9:00AM - 3:00 PM

Join us during the glorious Colorado summer season as we discover together the diverse array of both edible and medicinal plants found growing within this spectacularly rich bioregion. Topics to be covered during class include: field botany/plant I.D, plant family characteristics, legal-ethical harvesting/processing/preparation methods, edible/medicinal/utilitarian uses, regional ethnobotany, plant toxicology (plus tips on how to avoid poisonous look-alike species), natural history, plant conservation and at-risk species, sampling of a variety of wild edible & medicinal plant preparations, and more! 

Denver Glow Run Saturday, August 22nd | 9:00AM - 2:00 PM

Glow Fest is a fun filled experience exposing runners to Glowing Powder and a ton of black lights all over the course. Glowing runners come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds. Whether you are a marathon runner or a walk around the park stroller, the glowing course will have you shining bright and waiting for the next run.

Denver Solidarity March Saturday, August 22nd | 9:00AM - 2:00 PM

We may not all be able to make it to the March on Washington, an event taking place on the 57th anniversary of the first historic March on Washington in 1963 led by Martin Luther King Jr. The purpose of the march was to advocate for the civil and economic rights of African Americans. It's time we remind our leaders! We can march here, in solidarity in our beautiful hometown!

ThriftCon Denver Sunday, August 30th | 10:00AM - 5:00 PM

ThriftCon is the world's FIRST and ONLY PREMIER vintage clothing and collectible convention. Returning to Denver in May, ThriftCon is a vintage collectors' dream. Featuring a minimum of 100 vendors, ThriftCon will host thousands of products ranging from valuable, vintage Men's and Women's clothing, to classic, vintage collectibles all under one roof. No more digging through bins. No more wasted time searching through endless racks of t-shirts to find "that one" piece. Forget the garage and estate sales. ThriftCon has arrived.

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