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FISE World Denver — USA
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Riot Fest
Riot Fest
A Taste of Colorado Festival in Civic Center Park
A Taste of Colorado Festival in Civic Center Park
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Labor Day Weekend in Denver

Labor Day weekend in Denver, from Sept. 3 to 5, 2016, is packed with fun (and free) festivals, pro sports, live music and plenty of late-summer, family-friendly activities. Check out this year's Denver Labor Day events below.

Don't miss out on great Denver hotel deals this Labor Day. 

Can't-Miss Events

FISE World Denver - USA

WHEN: Sept. 3-5, 2016
WHERE: Downtown

COST: Free
FISE World Denver - USA will bring together top professional as well as amateur athletes who'll compete in skateboarding, BMX and scooter events, right in the heart of the city. Look for some high-energy thrills as these athletes wow crowds with seemingly impossible tricks.


Featured Things To Do

Riot Fest

WHEN: Sept. 2-4, 2016
WHERE: National Western Complex

The eclectic Riot Fest brings an amazing weekend full of live music to Denver's National Western Complex. Given the venue, it's not too surprising that there's also a rodeo theme and BBQ cook-off. It's the perfect way to celebrate Labor Day in The Mile High City.

A Taste Of Colorado

WHEN: Sept. 2-5, 2016 
WHERE: Civic Center Park 

More than 500,000 people make the free A Taste of Colorado the focus of their Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy culinary offerings from more than 50 area restaurants and food trucks, rock out to live music from big-name acts, shop the Arts & Crafts Marketplace and ride classic carnival rides all weekend long. Got kiddos in tow? Bring them to the KidzStage, featuring magic, clowns and puppets. 


Women of Abstract Expressionism

WHEN: June 12-Sept. 25, 2016
Denver Art Museum
See a collection of paintings by largely unknown women working on the East and West coasts during the 1940s and ‘50s, expressing their lives in abstract form.


Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art

WHEN: July 10-Oct. 2, 2016
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

See American artwork from the 19th and 20th centuries that chronicle the evolution of dance and its distinct traditions. Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art is part of Dance!, a broader campus-wide celebration of creative expression through movement.    

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

WHEN: April 29-Oct. 2, 2016
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens
See 13 contemporary sculptures bask among the gardens in this rare event. 



WHEN: Sept. 2-4, 2016
WHERE: Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Denver's Dick's Sporting Goods Park has got one of the most popular jam bands in the world for three nights this Labor Day weekend. Phish has earned a wildly devoted following over the past 20 years, thanks to the guitar heroics of Trey Anastasio, an always-unpredictable live show and unparalleled instrumental interplay.


WHEN: Sept. 2, 2016
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
See this popular hip-hop duo perform, live at Red Rocks, hits from their long career. Atmosphere been shaking up the underground scene since 1989.

Gregory Alan Isakov

WHEN: Sept. 4, 2016
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov is bringing his indie-folk style to Red Rocks. He'll be performing along with Ani DiFranco and the Shook Twins.

Sammy Hagar and The Circle

WHEN: Sept. 5, 2016
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

For almost forty years, Sammy Hagar has been one of rock music's most dynamic and prolific artists. From breaking into the industry with the seminal hard rock band Montrose to his multiplatinum solo career to his ride as the front man of Van Halen, the “Red Rocker” has set the tone for some of the greatest rock anthems ever written with songs like "I Can't Drive 55," "Right Now," and "Why Can't This Be Love." His Labor Day concert at Red Rocks featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson is one you won't want to miss!

Mt Evans
Just 60 miles west of Denver, it's the highest paved road in North America. A day trip to the top is a journey that climbs to the 14,264-foot summit of Mount Evans. After Labor Day, it generally closes to motorists due to snow.

Arts & Culture 

The Phantom of the Opera

WHEN: Aug. 25-Sept. 11, 2016
WHERE: Buell Theatre

Hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera at Buell Theatre boasts many exciting special effects including the show's legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography.

First Friday Art Walks

WHEN: Sept. 2, 2016 
WHERE: Denver's Art Districts

Kick off the holiday weekend by exploring one of Denver's thriving creative communities, such as Art District on Santa Fe or River North Art District (known as "RiNo" for short). The first Friday of every month, galleries in Denver's art districts stay open late to give art lovers a behind-the-scenes peek at galleries and studios, complete with food, drinks and festivities.

Denver Art Museum

WHEN: Sept. 3, 2016 
WHERE: Denver Art Museum
First time in The Mile High City? Free Saturdays are a great opportunity to explore Denver's vibrant arts and culture! Denver Art Museum offers free general admission on the first Saturday of the month and includes both locals and tourists.


Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

WHEN: Sept. 2-4, 2016
WHERE: Coors Field

Come out to cheer on your Colorado Rockies as they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at downtown Denver's classic ballpark, Coors Field.

Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants

WHEN: Sept. 5-7, 2016
WHERE: Coors Field

Come out to cheer on your Colorado Rockies as they take on the San Francisco Giants at downtown Denver's classic ballpark, Coors Field

Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers

WHEN: Sept. 8, 2016 (6:30 p.m. Mountain)
WHERE: Sports Authority Field at Mile High

It's a Super Bowl rematch as the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers at home in Denver in this epic season opener.

Family Fun 

Colorado State Fair

WHEN: Aug. 26-Sept. 5, 2016 
WHERE: Colorado State Fairgrounds

Don't miss your last chance to enjoy one of the largest pro rodeos in the country. This year's Colorado State Fair includes a livestock and horse show, parades, country concerts, an arts exhibition, a fiesta weekend and an electrifying carnival at the Pueblo Fairgrounds.

Robots 3D

WHEN: March 18-Sept. 22, 2016
WHERE: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

A new IMAX movie peeks into the future as scientists and engineers find ways to make robots more human.

Labor Day Hotel Deals

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Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals

Downtown/LoDo/Larimer Sq./Riverfront/RiNo/Five Points

Enjoy up to 15% off at the Westin Denver Downtown

Westin Denver Downtown
Valid Dates: April 28 - December 31, 2016
Categories: 4th of July Weekend Hotel Deals,Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals,Memorial Day Weekend Deals
Starting at: $199.00

Enjoy up to 15% off rates over holiday weekends at the Westin Denver Downtown.

Leap into Fall

Warwick Denver Hotel
Valid Dates: September 1 - November 30, 2016
Categories: Couples' Weekend Hotel Deals,Family Fun Hotel Packages,Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals
Starting at: $225.00

Experience Fall in Colorado, Warwick Style. Guest enjoy the clear view of the Rocky Mountains, crisp-clean air from their room's private balcony, and the changing colors of the leaves. The Leap into Fall Package Includes: Overnight Accommodations, Valet Parking, 2 tickets for the Denver Zoo, $20 Gift Card to the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and $50 Gift Card to Breckenridge Brewery Brewcraft in Downtown. Rates start at $225. Minimum 2 night stay.

Micro Brew Walking Tour Package

Grand Hyatt Denver
Valid Dates: March 31, 2016
Categories: 4th of July Weekend Hotel Deals,Denver Day of Rock Hotel Deals,Girls' Weekends Hotel Deals,Guys' Getaway Hotel Deals,Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals
Starting at: $159.00

Denver is a brewers' capital. Experience some of the Mile High City's finest brew pubs on this self-guided walking tour. The added bonus? You'll experience downtown Denver too. With our self-guided Micro Brew Walking Tour Package, you'll enjoy the following discounts and special offers: Overnight accommodations $10 discount with the purchase of two lunch or dinner entrees at our restaurant, Pub 17 on Welton Street One pint of beer at Breckenridge Brewery Two pints from Rock Bottom Brewery One flight of beer and a 20% discount on Beer and Gear from Great Divide Brewing Company Four Tasters at Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery One Flight at Prost Brewing

The Bronze, Silver and Gold Packages

Warwick Denver Hotel
Valid Dates: March 16 - December 30, 2016
Categories: Couples' Weekend Hotel Deals,Girls' Weekends Hotel Deals,Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals,Spring/Summer Hotel Deals $100 and Up
Starting at: $200.00

Join the Warwick Denver Hotel Summer Games! Available March 10th to December 30th we will be offering the following tiered packages: Gold Package Price Includes - Suite upgrade, 2 Caipirinhas, Breakfast for Two, and round trip airport sedan transportation 72 hours cancellation $350 Silver Package Price Includes - Deluxe Room, 2 Caipirinhas, Breakfast for Two, and Valet parking 24 hour cancellation $275 Bronze Package Price Includes - Classic Room, 2 Caipirinhas, and breakfast for two 24 hour cancellation $200 Rates do not include tax and are only available when booking directly through the hotel.

Urban Explorer Bike Tour Package

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
Valid Dates: March 25 - November 28, 2016
Categories: 4th of July Weekend Hotel Deals,Girls' Weekends Hotel Deals,Guys' Getaway Hotel Deals,Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals,Memorial Day Weekend Deals,Spring/Summer Hotel Deals $100 and Up
Starting at: $185.00

Our Urban Explorer Bike Tour Package takes you on a tour of Denver's past while pedaling through its most notable and scenic locales. This package includes: --B-Cycle bike rental for two for one day --A map complete with historic route, little known facts and intriguing stories along the way. From Molly Brown to Mattie Silks, this is, after all, where the true Old West began.

Cherry Creek/Colorado Blvd

Labor Day Discounts in Cherry Creek Area

Hampton Inn & Suites Denver/Cherry Creek
Valid Dates: September 4 - 6, 2016
Categories: Labor Day Weekend Hotel Deals,Spring/Summer Hotel Deals $99 or Less
Starting at: $99.00

Enjoy rates of only $99.00 with breakfast in the Cherry Creek near shopping, restaurants, bars and cultural sites.

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