Here are some top Denver events for this weekend, Sept. 15-17, 2017. Cuban rocker and international star X Alfonso will headline Havana Nights on Friday and Saturday as part of a special presentation by the Biennial of the Americas festival. It’s also a huge weekend for professional sports with the U.S. women’s national soccer team taking on New Zealand. And National Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off.


Special Events

National Hispanic Heritage Month (kicks off Friday 9/15)

Denver Jazz Festival (Friday 9/15-Sunday 9/17)

Highlands Music Festival (Saturday 9/16)

Biennial of the Americas (ends Saturday 9/16)

Denver Mineral Show


Museum Exhibitions

Low and Slow – Sixty Years of Lowriders


Nature’s Amazing Machines

Calder: Monumental

Backstory: Western American Art in Context

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

Canaletto Masterwork Restored

Artists Select: Roni Horn

La Musidora

Stampede: Animals in Art


Arts & Culture


CherryArts Festival at Stanley

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday 9/15)

Station 16 Annex – Street Art Market at The Source


Performing Arts


There & Back Again (Friday 9/15)

‘Macbeth (opens Friday 9/15)

‘Body Logs’ (Sunday 9/17)

Stories on Stage – A Little Help From My Friends (Sunday 9/17)



Havana Nights (Friday 9/15-Saturday 9/16)

Young Artists Showcase (Friday 9/15)

Carbon Leaf (Friday 9/15)

Jason Aldean (Friday 9/15)

Kidz Bop ‘Best Time Ever’ Tour (Friday 9/15)

Opening Weekend: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 (Friday 9/15-Saturday 9/16)

Lotus (Saturday 9/16)

Steve Winwood (Saturday 9/16)

Delbert McClinton (Saturday 9/16)

The Mountain Goats (Saturday 9/16)

The Yawpers Album Release (Saturday 9/16)

YoungBoy Never Broke Again (Saturday 9/16)

Katastro With Mouse Powell and Forgotten Roots (Sunday 9/17)

The California Honeydrops (Sunday 9/17)


Food & Drink

Denver Farmers’ Markets

Skyline Beer Garden

Brew Fest (Saturday 9/16)

Arts & Ales Festival (Saturday 9/16-Sunday 9/17)

Art Brunch (Sunday 9/17)



Denver Musuem of Nature & Science free day (Sunday 9/17)

Hop, Skip & a Jump Start (Sunday 9/17)


Film & Literature

Reading and Signing With Micah Springer (Friday 9/15)

Mysteries of China 3D

Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World

Incredible Predators 3D



Tony Hinchcliffe (Friday 9/15-Saturday 9/16, 2-for-1 tickets available)

Bob Marley (Friday 9/15-Saturday 9/16)

Tom Segura: No Teeth No Entry Tour (Saturday 9/16)


Sports & Outdoor Recreation

U.S. Women’s National Team vs. New Zealand (Friday 9/15)

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres (Friday 9/15-Sunday 9/17)

10th Annual Rocky Mountain Lab Rescue 5K (Saturday 9/16)

Colorado Rapids vs. New York City FC (Saturday 9/16)

Run 10 Feed 10 Denver (Saturday 9/16)

Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys (Sunday 9/17)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.