May Events: The Perfect Way to Celebrate Spring!



Ready to start your month off with a bang? As the days get warmer, Denver begins to come out of hibernation. With that, several events are taking place all around the state, and we've compiled a list of the best ones so you can start planning your calendar. There's something for everyone this month, from Cinco de Mayo celebrations to food truck rallies. So mark your calendars and get excited for some fun-filled days and nights around the state!



Denver Cinco de Mayo Festival

  • Date: May 7-8, 2022

  • Address: Civic Center Park, Denver

  • About: Cinco de Mayo celebrates the tradition of freedom and acknowledges the beauty of Latino culture. It boasts two large stages with live entertainment from morning until night.


*Photo by denver.org


THE ORIGINAL Denver Derby Party

  • Date: May 7, 2022

  • Address: McGregor Square, Denver

  • About: The Original Denver Derby Party is the biggest (and best) of its kind in the country. 100% of all proceeds benefit the Sean Ranch Lough Foundation.


*Photo by traveler.marriott.com


Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner at Frank's Chophouse

  • Date: May 8, 2022

  • Address: Frank's Chophouse, Boulder

  • About: Treat mom to a special meal with Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner specials. Moms enjoy one complimentary mimosa or glass of house wine with any food purchase!

*Photo by denver.org


Estes Park Duck Race Festival

  • Date: May 7, 2022

  • Address: Estes Park

  • About: You “adopt” a little rubber duck and race it down the Fall River. 95% of your entree will go to your choice of over 60 Estes Valley charities. There are also prizes for hundreds of entries. Bond Park will feature family games and live music.

*Photo by coloradotravelingducks.com


Chalk Vines & Lines

  • Date: May 14-15, 2022

  • Address: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds

  • About: Chalk Lines & Vines is an annual 21+ event that takes place in Aurora’s Arapahoe County Fairgrounds where guests can sample over a dozen wineries, live entertainment, and chalk art.


*Photo by uncovercolorado.com








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