Here are some top Denver events for this weekend, Feb. 23-25, 2018. Denver Restaurant Week is here! Hundreds of Denver’s top restaurants offer multi-course dinners for three tasty prices $25, $35 or $45. If you’re looking for inspiration for your next home improvement project, check out the Colorado Garden & Home Show. Also, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s latest exhibition, Creatures of Light, opens and it’s your last chance to see three acclaimed performing arts events: ‘Romeo and Juliet’, ‘Zoey’s Perfect Wedding’ and American Mariachi.’


Special Events

Denver Restaurant Week (starts Friday, Feb. 23)

Artopia (Friday, Feb. 23)

Colorado Garden & Home Show (starts Saturday, Feb. 24)

Black History Month


Museum Exhibitions

Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Creatures of Light (opens Friday, Feb. 23)

Zoom In: The Centennial State in 100 Objects

On the Street With Bill Cunningham (last chance on Saturday, Feb. 24)

Stampede: Animals in Art

Past the Tangled Present

Arthur Jafa – ‘Love Is the Message, the Message is Death’

Cleon Peterson – Shadow of Men

Diego Rodriguez-Warner ‘Honestly Lying

Highlights From the Collection


Arts & Culture

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday, Feb. 23)

Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

The ANTIX Show (Sunday, Feb. 25)


Performing Arts

Colorado New Play Summit

‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ and ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Tea Party (Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25)

‘Romeo and Juliet’ (ends Sunday, Feb. 25)

‘First Date’

‘Zoey’s Perfect Wedding’ (ends Sunday, Feb. 25)

American Mariachi (ends Sunday, Feb. 25)

‘The Great Leap’

Red Carpet Rewind: Celebration of the Music of the Academy Awards (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Visiting Artist Series Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado (Sunday, Feb. 25)



Celtic Festival: An Evening in Ireland (Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24)

Dreamers Delight (Friday, Feb. 23)

G Jones (Friday, Feb. 23)

Sarah Snead Album Release (Friday, Feb. 23)

Granger Smith & Walker McGuire (Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24)

Lotus (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Rob Drabkin (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Celebrating David Bowie (Sunday, Feb. 25)


Food & Drink

Hearts & Trails Spirits Festival (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Drink RiNo (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Make Your Own Wine & Custom Label (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Mystic Mermaids Under the Sea Breakfast (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Heavy Metal Flea Market (Sunday, Feb. 25)



Jeff & Paige at CU Museum of Natural History (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Sloth Weekend at Downtown Aquarium (Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25)

Feathered Friends February (ends Sunday, Feb. 25)

Me & The Dream Exhibit

Becoming Butterflies

Be the Astronaut


Film & Literature

Byers-Evans House Book Club (Friday, Feb. 23)

Black History Month Film Series: ‘Marshall’ (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Life in Motion: A Colorado Dance Film Festival (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Drag Queen Storytime (Sunday, Feb. 25)

Hollywood Favorite: ‘Dunkirk’

Side Stories // RiNo  

‘America’s Musical Journey’



Dana Gould (Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24; 2-for-1 tickets available)

Joey Diaz (Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24)

Tiffany Haddish (Friday, Feb. 23)

Troy Walker (Sunday, Feb. 25; 2-for-1 tickets available)


Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs (Friday, Feb. 23)

Undie Run (Saturday, Feb. 24)

An Epic Brunch: Sneakers, Spinning and Champagne (Saturday, Feb. 24)

Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets (Sunday, Feb. 25)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.