Here are some top Denver things to do this weekend, Jan. 31-Feb. 2. On Friday, it’s your last chance to see the spectacular Mile High Tree and the annual Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks kicks off. Plus, check out all the great ways to celebrate Black History Month, which gets underway on Saturday.


Special Events

Mile High Tree (last chance on Friday, Jan. 31)

Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks (Friday, Jan. 31)

Black History Month (starts on Saturday, Feb. 1)


Museum Exhibitions

Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature

The Science Behind Pixar 

Extreme Sports: Beyond Human Limits

Altar’d Continuum (last chance on Saturday, Feb. 1)

Beer Here! Brewing the New West

Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History

Shantell Martin: Words and Lines 

Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy

Francesca Woodman: Portrait of a Reputation

The Early Years: Clyfford Still in Canada, 1920-33

Lead Sleds ‘The Kool Kustoms’ (opens on Saturday, Feb. 1)


Arts & Culture

Opening Reception: Elements (Friday, Jan. 31)

Opening Reception: From Mud, to Man, to Madness (Friday, Jan. 31)

Opening Reception: G Cody Day (Friday, Jan. 31)

Opening Reception: The Plasticene (Friday, Jan. 31)

Free Day at the DAM (Saturday, Feb. 1)

4th Annual ‘No Show’ Invitational Exhibit

Night Lights Denver


Performing Arts

Janette Fishell, Organ (Friday, Jan. 31)

Beyond Calligraphy (Friday, Jan. 31)

Queen City Jazz Band – A Shining Stars Concert (Saturday, Feb. 1)

‘Twenty50’ – World Premiere

‘Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express’

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

‘Bubble Boy the Musical’ 

‘The Velveteen Rabbit’  

‘Barefoot in the Park’

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance

‘Goodnight Moon’

The Improvised Shakespeare Company


‘The Secretary’

‘Frost / Nixon’

‘The Squirrels’

‘You Lost Me’ – World Premiere

‘MacBeth, a Very Serious Play’

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

‘Peter Pan’



David Phipps (Friday, Jan. 31)

Denver Comes Alive (Friday, Jan. 31)

Elise Lieberth ‘Invincible’ Album Release Live Performance (Friday, Jan. 31)

Emancipator (Friday, Jan. 31)

GoodRattle Hard Bop Quintet (Friday, Jan. 31)

Lez Zeppelin (Friday, Jan. 31)

Lucy Daydream (Friday, Jan. 31)

Matt Skellenger Group (Friday, Jan. 31)

Peekaboo (Friday, Jan. 31)

Retro Rocket Brunch (Friday, Jan. 31)

Rybo + Lubelski (Friday, Jan. 31)

The Late Set: Jeremy Wendelin and Bill Morse (Friday, Jan. 31)

Theo Katzman (Friday, Jan. 31)

Under Auburn Skies (Friday, Jan. 31)

Alejandro Castaño Quintet: The Music of Herbie Hancock (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Brunch With El Javi (Saturday, Feb. 1)

David Phipps & Alana Rocklin (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Delta Heavy + LAXX (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Jacquees (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Michael Kiwanuka (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Miranda Lambert (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Peekaboo (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Phish Tribute: Runaway Gin (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Railroad Earth (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Rico Jones Quartet Featuring Dave Kikoski & Ari Hoenig (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Soulection Radio Presents: The Joe Kay Experience (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Theo Katzman (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Brunch With Les Amis (Sunday, Feb. 2)

King Princess (Sunday, Feb. 2)

Local Set w/ Sugar Britches and Joel Ansett (Sunday, Feb. 2)

Lola Rising Playing Live at Hard Rock Cafe Denver! (Friday, Jan. 31)


Food & Drink

Mole Festival (Friday, Jan. 17)

Culinary Date Night: Southwest (Friday, Jan. 31)



Denver Zoo Free Days (Sunday, Feb. 2)

‘Alice in Wonderland’


VR Arcade 

Family Tour (at Clyfford Still Museum): Shape (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Spring Time at Denver Zoo


Film & Literature

Imagine the Moon

‘Amazon Adventure’

‘Hidden Pacific’



Earn Your Keep (Friday, Jan. 31)

Jon Dore (Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1)

Rocky LaPorte (Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1)

‘Sleightly Impossible’ Magic and Comedy Show (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Half Penny (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Meatloaf and the Milkman


Sports & Fitness

Experience Jeep® at Winter on the Rocks (Friday, Jan. 31)

University of Denver vs. Minnesota Duluth – Hockey (Friday, Jan. 31)

5280 Wellness Boost Event (Saturday, Feb. 1)

University of Denver vs. Minnesota Duluth – Hockey (Saturday, Feb. 1)

Self Care Sundays (Sunday, Feb. 2)

Amtrak Winter Park Express

Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park​

Morning Yoga in RiNo


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.