Here are some top Denver things to do this weekend, June 14-16. Celebrate Father’s Day at The Denver BBQ Festival, complete with live music. And Denver PrideFest returns along with the Juneteenth Music Festival.


Special Events

The Denver BBQ Festival

Museum After Dark (Friday, June 14)

Highlands Street Fair (Saturday, June 15)

PrideFest: Coors Light Denver Pride Parade (Sunday, June 16)

Denver PrideFest 2019 (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16)

Juneteenth Music Festival (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16)

Colorado Renaissance Festival (starts on Saturday, June 15)


Museum Exhibitions

Beer Here! Brewing in the New West 

Our Senses: Creating Your Reality 

Leonardo Da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius 

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze 

Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History

Natura Obscura 

Bauhaus Centennial   

Barbara Locketz: Form, Color, Texture

Espacio Liminal | Liminal Space

American Cars of the 1980s


Arts & Culture

Opening Reception: Women in Abstraction (Friday, June 14)

Signs of Summer at Saks Galleries (Saturday, June 15)

Human | Nature: Figures From the Craig Ponzio Sculpture Collection

Joy! By Betsy Margolius

One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty 

New Work by Core Art Space Members


Performing Arts

My Way – A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra (opens Friday, June 14)

‘Be More Chill’

‘Fiddler on the Roof’


‘Blue Whale’

‘You’ll Find Flies’ (last chance on Saturday, June 15)

‘Queen of Conspiracy’

‘Sanctions’ (last chance on Saturday, June 15)

Regional Premiere of ‘The Language Archive’ (last chance on Sunday, June 16)

‘Sister Act’ (last chance on Sunday, June 16)



Almost Pioneers (Friday, June 14)

Aly & AJ (Friday, June 14)

Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals (Friday, June 14)

Electronic Funeral Fest IV (Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15)

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers (Friday, June 14)

Foam Wonderland (Saturday, June 15)

Lettuce (Saturday, June 15)

The Great Salmon Famine (Saturday, June 15)

The Slackers With The Alcapones (Saturday, June 15)

A Tribute to George Shearing (Sunday, June 16)

America (Sunday, June 16)

City Park Jazz: Hazel Miller (Sunday, June 16)

Conrad Sewell (Sunday, June 16)

Grupo Pesado (Sunday, June 16)

Nahko and Medicine for The People + Trevor Hall (Sunday, June 16)

Queen City Country & Western Showcase (Sunday, June 16)

PrideFest: Todrick Hall (Sunday, June 16)

Tale of Two Kings: A Tribute to Nat King Cole & Eddie Jefferson (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16)

Ashanti (Sunday, June 16)


Food & Drink

Skyline Beer Garden ((Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8)

RiNo Beer Fest (Saturday, June 15)

Ethnic Dishes (Saturday, June 15)



Coop and Hive Tour (Friday, June 14)

Four Mile Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park (Friday, June 14)

A Paris Street Market at Park Meadows (Saturday, June 15)

Brave Space (Saturday, June 15)

True Colors Safari (Saturday, June 15)

Art Studio Workshop: 3D Design (Saturday, June 15)

Family Fishing Event (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16)

Big Bounce America 2019


Film & Literature

‘Exploring Billy Budd:’ Screening of the 1962 Film (Saturday, June 15)

Bolshoi Ballet: ‘Carmen Suite / Petrushka’ (Sunday, June 16)

‘Apollo 11: First Steps’ 

‘Superpower Dogs 3D’



Adam Carolla is Unprepared (Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15)

Jay Pharoah (Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15)

Maggianos Family Style Dinner & Comedy Show (Saturday, June 15)

Carabiner Comedy Show (Saturday, June 15)

Adam Cayton-Holland (Sunday, June 16)

Father’s Day Family Show (Sunday, June 16)


Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Civic Center MOVES (Friday, June 14)

Lawson Adventure Park – Grand Opening (Saturday, June 15)

Juneteenth Music Festival – Madden Tournament (Saturday, June 15)

PrideFest: Denver PRIDE-5K (Saturday, June 15)

Respect Women's Wrestling/Jeff Hardy Concert (Saturday, June 15)

Rock'N'Run 5K (Saturday, June 15)

WWE Live (Saturday, June 15)

Yoga on the Plaza (Saturday, June 15)

Yoga on the Rocks (Saturday, June 15)

Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres (Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16)

Father’s Day Half Marathon/1M/5K/10K/10M (Sunday, June 16)


Planning a future trip to Denver. See our Reclaim the Weekend page. Also see our Denver 365 Event Calendar for activities, events and other stuff to do. Denver is a sunny outdoor city, full of urban adventures for the whole family.