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Victorian-era homes and buildings; lush gardens and parks; hip independently owned shops; art galleries; and restaurants, all make the Denver Highlands neighborhood a great destination for visitors. There are three diverse districts to discover: Highlands SquareTennyson Street and Lower Highland (LoHi).

Boutiques, wine shops and bookstores, as well as popular restaurants and bars radiate out from Highland Square on West 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard. And, in the Tennyson Street Cultural District, you can spend an afternoon browsing antique prints, photographs and paintings from Colorado artists, plus find live music venues and great ethnic foods. LoHi is characterized by a mix of old and ultra-modern architecture, some of the city's most innovative restaurants and bars and incredible views of the Highland Bridge and downtown Denver. 

See the neighborhood map below to start exploring.

EXPLORE DENVER HIGHLANDS

Dining

Enjoy rooftop seating, craft beer and cocktails, innovative cuisine concepts and unique flavors! 

The pioneering Avanti F and B collective brings together several different restaurant concepts, each housed in a modified shipping container. It's the perfect place to taste an eclectic mix of affordable, chef-driven flavors, all under one roof. 

Check out the flavors and the views at restaurants like Linger, Ale House at Amato's and El Five, all offering breathtaking city views. 

Locally sourced ingredients are celebrated at award-winning eateries Old Major and Root Down. And don't miss favorites like Acova, The Bindery, Lola Coastal Mexican and Illegal Pete's.

 

Sloan's Lake Park

Head to this serene lake park for mountain views, stand-up paddleboarding and a walking path along the water.

Craft Beer

Try the Graham Cracker Porter at Denver Beer Co., sample German-style brews at Prost Brewing, or check out a guest brewer's talents at Factotum Brewhouse. Consult the Denver Beer Trail for more breweries to sample in the neighborhood.

Crafted Cocktails

Sample custom cocktails and small plates at The Family Jones Spirit House or find your spirit animal at Mythology Distillery.

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Locals Know

Families can play for FREE the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm at Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus. Create in The Art Studio, power a hot air balloon or make giant bubbles!

You can’t miss the giant milk can where Little Man Ice Cream serves up an ever-changing menu of locally made ice cream. With every scoop served, Little Man donates a scoop of rice, beans or other food to communities in need worldwide.

BookBar is a bookstore for a wine lover, or a wine bar for book shoppers! With a curated inventory of new titles for children and adults, this Tennyson Street, independently owned bookstore is the perfect stop in for a novel and some nosh. 

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

First Fridays

Tennyson Street Cultural District - Galleries and artists display and sell their work, offering everything from paintings and photography to Chinese scrolls and stage costumes. 

Highlands Street Fair

Every June, this annual event brings live music, tasty food, arts and crafts, a classic car show, and more to the neighborhood. 

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Annual weekend festival in July celebrating Asian culture with food, shopping, art and thrilling dragon boat races across Sloan's Lake.

Highlands Neighborhood Map
Start your neighborhood adventure at this suggested spot! This is a centrally located position that you can input into your GPS to get started exploring.