Art lovers explore one the many galleries during First Friday in the ArtDistrict on Santa Fe, which highlights traditional and local Latino artists.
Quaint neighborhoods offer ethnic bakeries, cafes and shops. Art and history can be explored at the Museo de las Americas on Santa Fe Boulevard, a neighborhood filled with Latino art galleries and restaurants. Check out an in-depth look at Hispanic Denver here. The Highlands neighborhood was home initially to Scottish immigrants, later by Italians and today is home to a vibrant Latin American community.
In the Five Points neighborhood, the history of African Americans in the West can be studied at the Black American West Museum & Heritage Center and the exciting Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, while the surrounding shops and restaurants offer everything from soul food to jazz.
Asian fusion can be found on South Federal Boulevard, where there are many Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese shops, restaurants and markets. Travel north on Federal, and there are Mexican and South American restaurants, stores, bakeries and even supermarkets that specialize in Latino products and foods. Find out more about Denver's Asian culture here!
Sakura Square is the center of Japanese culture in Denver, highlighted each June in the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, while the city boasts one of the nation's largest Scottish and Irish festivals.