Here are some top Denver events for this weekend, July 21-23, 2017. Dine under the lights as Larimer Square’s noted restaurants extend their patios for Dining Al Fresco. Have a passion for classic vehicles? Experience one of the largest auto auctions in the nation as Denver welcomes Mecum Denver 2017. And gather the family for the Denver County Fair.


Special Events

Mecum Denver 2017 (Thursday 7/20 – Saturday 7/22) 

Denver County Fair (Friday 7/21 – Sunday 7/23)

Dining Al Fresco (Saturday 7/22) 


Classic Camaro at Mecum Denver 2017

Museum Exhibitions


Nature’s Amazing Machines

Calder: Monumental

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

Backstory: Western American Art in Context

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright

Word Dance

The Western: An Epic in Art and Film

Canaletto Masterwork Restored

Derrick Velasquez – Obstructed View

Jenny Morgan – Skindeep


Arts & Culture

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday 7/21)

Abstract Expressionism

Colorado Wildlife

Connectarte: Lucha Libre (Friday 7/21)


Performing Arts

Phamaly’s ‘Annie’

‘Dixie’s Tupperware Party’



B-Side Music Friday (Friday 7/21)

Neil Diamond (Friday 7/21)

Beth Ditto (Friday 7/21)

Brazil Night: A Musical Tour (Friday 7/21)

Global Dance Festival (Friday 7/21 - Saturday 7/22)

Free Season Preview with the Colorado Symphony (Saturday 7/22)

Jacob Sartorius (Saturday 7/22)

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (Saturday 7/22)

The String Cheese Incident (Friday 7/21 – Sunday 7/23)

Brendan James (Sunday 7/23)

Gladys Knight (Sunday 7/23)

Lifehouse + Switchfoot (Sunday 7/23)

The Stone Foxes with the Outfit (Sunday 7/23)

City Park Jazz (Sunday 7/23)


Food & Drink

Denver Farmers’ Markets

Skyline Beer Garden



Joy Park Free Nights at Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (Friday 7/21)

Meet in the Street (Saturday 7/22)

The Square on 21st


Film & Literature


Mysteries of China 3D

Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World

Incredible Predators 3D



James Davis (Friday 7/21 – Sunday 7/23, 2-for-1 tickets available)

Arsenio Hall (Friday 7/21 – Saturday 7/22) 

Steve Martin and Martin Short (Saturday 7/22) 


Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Goat Yoga (Friday 7/21 – Sunday 7/23)

Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Friday 7/21 – Sunday 7/23)

Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals (Friday 7/21 – Sunday 7/23)

Fitness on the Rocks (Saturday 7/22) 

Rumble in the Rockies (Saturday 7/22 – Sunday 7/23) 

Bad Axe Throwing Denver Open House (Saturday 7/22 – Sunday 7/23) 

Denver Outlaws vs. Ohio Machines (Sunday 7/23) 


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.