10 Free To-Do Denver Summer Activities
If you are at a loss on more fun and free summer activities to do in Denver we’ve got some clever suggestions for you. Watch how Denver absolutely comes to life during summer.
With the higher altitude and lower humidity render the summer heat less bothersome in the Mile High city. A short drive west to the mountains increases both those factors, providing delightful recreational opportunities.
1. CAPITOL HILL PEOPLE’S FAIR
Happening on June 2-3, 2018, at Civic Center Park, it is, by all means, a free event celebrating the diversity and community of Denver. It aims to showcase local music, art, and crafts.
2. CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
The festival will be on June 24th and 25th in celebration of Japanese-American culture in downtown Denver.
It celebrates the Japanese-American culture and heritage through live entertainment, food, art, and exhibits. It’s just one of many perfect summer activities since admission is free and kid-friendly. Surely a great event to bring the whole family with you.
3. CHERRY CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL
Cherry Creek Arts Festival takes place July 6, 7, 8, 2018. This festival gives back to the community through year-round arts education, making access to art possible for everyone. Particularly check it out on the link above.
4. Jazz at the Park
City Park Jazz is a community supported charity that produces 10 free family-friendly concerts each summer. Since it is summer, make sure your skin is protected from the sun to enjoy your day out!
Check out Jyemo Club on Sunday, June 3, 2018, Katie Glassman & Snapshot on Sunday, June 10, 2018 for instance. Hazel Miller with Harmony Chorale will also be on Sunday, June 17, 2018, Paa Kow on Sunday, June 24, 2018, 6:00 PM 8:00 PM and a lot more artists to look forward to!
5. Free Distillery Tour at Stranahan’s Whiskey Company
For whiskey lovers out there, Stranahan’s Distillery is one of many summer activities go to. Check out a more wide variety of brewery tours in view of Denver having long been recognized as a haven for beer lovers and brewers.
6. FARMERS’ MARKETS
If you are all about locally grown, farm-fresh produce, delicious baked goods, in particular, then you must visit Denver’s many Farmer’s Market this summer.
Enjoy live entertainment, while having family-friendly summer activities. There’s City Park Esplanade Fresh Market, for example, Cherry Creek Fresh Market, The Farmers’ Market at Highlands Square and a lot more.
7. OUTDOOR MOVIES IN THE PARKS
One of Denver’s top summer activities is to enjoy a great movie in the great outdoors, beneath a cool summer night. Film On The Rocks is another popular activity, which opens at 6:30 p.m., Monday Movie Madness at Infinity Park also opens at 6:30 p.m.
8. DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE FREE DAYS
Denver Museum of Nature and Science is a hands-on educational museum that offers a lot of free tours. It’s one of the perfect summer activities for families with older children. Check out this link further, for free tour dates.
9. FREE DENVER PUBLIC ART TOURS
If art and architecture are more your forte, for instance, one of the must-go-to summer activities are visiting public at tours in Denver. There’s a free walking and biking Public Art Tours throughout the city this season that you shouldn’t miss.
Check out one of the best free Summer activities for all Corporate event attendees in Denver below!
10. Free Wine Tasting at Wild Women Winery (if you are in a conference just show your badge).
Mile High Wine Tours is offering a FREE tasting and 10% off your bottle purchases for corporate & convention guests.
Just bring your conference badge into Wild Women Wine Winery at 1660 Champa St. Denver, CO 80202! It’s indeed that simple!
With over two hundred 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor, Google and Yelp, we’re confident you’ll surely enjoy our wine events.
These, in brief, are only some summer activities in Denver but there are plenty more! Another great place to walk around and explore is Platte river off of 16th St. Mall. We hope to see you at the next wine tour!