Here are some top Denver things to do this weekend, Feb. 22-24. The 15th annual Denver Restaurant Week kicks off on Friday with Denver’s top restaurants offering multi-course at three prices: $25, $35 or $45. If you haven’t already, browse the menus and make your reservations as tables go fast. And the wild and technical world of professional ice climbing makes its Denver debut at the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Finals & Barbegazi Winter Festival. The climbing competition takes place on Saturday and Sunday but there will be festivities throughout the weekend, beginning Friday evening. 

 

Special Events

Denver Restaurant Week (starts Friday, Feb. 22)

UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Finals & Barbegazi Winter Festival

Denver Travel & Adventure Show (Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24)

Black History Month

 

Museum Exhibitions

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze 

Dior: From Paris to the World

Clyfford Still & Photography 

Ski Train: A Colorado Tradition (opens Saturday, Feb. 16)

The Art of the Board

El Infinito (last chance on Saturday, Feb. 23)

Stampede: Animals in Art

Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History

The Crystal Ice Castle

Home is Wherever You Park; Vintage Camping Trailers 

Natura Obscura 

Bauhaus Centennial   

Aftereffect: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Painting

Amanda Wachob: Tattoo This

Andrew Jensdotter: Flak

 

Arts & Culture

Beyond Five Points: Northeast Denver and Park Hill by Bus (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Me & The Dream Exhibit

Gravity of Perception 

Horizons

The Best of Denver Fashion Week

Yoshitomo Saito: Woven

From A to D and Back Again: Untold Stories of Andy Warhol with Mark Sink (last chance on Sunday, Feb. 24)

Annual Resident Artist Exhibition (last chance on Sunday, Feb. 24)

Pulchritudinous

Red!

SYNC Gallery Presents Luminous by Liz and Karin Kempe

Core New Art Space: Work by Five Diverse Denver Artists

Month of Photography: A Solo Cycling Journey Across America by Randall Sampson

Pretty in Pink

 

Performing Arts

The Flaming Lips With the Colorado Symphony (Friday, Feb. 22)

Kantorei (Friday, Feb. 22)

The Pillars of African-American Art Songs at Blair-Caldwell African-American Research Library (Friday, Feb. 22)

Nat King Cole & Me – An Evening With Gregory Porter (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Rattlesnake Kate Concert Reading (Saturday, Feb. 23)

The Pillars of African-American Art Songs at the People’s Building (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Tom Cipullo’s After Life & Josephine (Saturday, Feb. 23)

‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’

‘The Whistleblower’

Wonderbound: Cupid’s Playground With the Colorado Symphony (Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24)

Colorado New Play Summit (Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24)

‘Anna Karenina’ (last chance on Sunday, Feb. 24)

‘Xanadu’ 

‘Last Night and the Night Before’ (last chance on Sunday, Feb. 24)

DYAO Spectacular (Sunday, Feb. 24)

Ballerina by Degas Tea Party (CPRD) (Sunday, Feb. 24)

Pro Musica Colorado – Classical Evolution

‘Lost in Yonkers’

 

Music

DJ Mustard (Friday, Feb. 22)

Boogie T.our (Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23)

Gasoline Lollipops (Friday, Feb. 22)

In The Whale (Friday, Feb. 22)

Kacey Musgraves (Friday, Feb. 22)

Loud Life Crew (Friday, Feb. 22)

Pat Green (Friday, Feb. 22)

Token (Friday, Feb. 22)

Bison Bone Album Release (Friday, Feb. 22)

Hal Aqua and the Lost Tribe (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Quaker City Night Hawks (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Infected Mushroom (Saturday, Feb. 23)

The Roots (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Detroit Love: Carl Craig and Moodymann (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Warrant (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Bryce Vine (Sunday, Feb. 24)

Joe Jackson (Sunday, Feb. 24)

RiNo Rocks Out! (Sunday, Feb. 24)

 

Food & Drink

Winter Tequila Tasting Festival (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Beat Brunch w/ DJ Johnny D (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Beer vs. Wine and the Food Keeps Coming (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Wizards and Witches Beer Festival (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Bingo Brunch (Sunday, Feb. 24)

 

Family-Friendly

Overnight Adventures at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (Friday, Feb. 22)

Denver FamilyFest (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Bumblebee Jamboree (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebration (Sunday, Feb. 24)

Sloth Weekend (Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24)

 

Film & Literature

Ski Movie Night (Friday, Feb. 22)

2019 EFPalooza Film Festival (ends Saturday, Feb. 23)

Life in Motion: A Colorado Dance Film Festival (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Mark Mayer, Elisa Gabbert, and Carolina Ebeid Reading and Signing (Saturday, Feb. 23)

‘Volcanoes 3D: The Fires of Creation’

 

Comedy

Lucha Libre and Laughs (Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23)

Adam Ray (thru Saturday, Feb. 23)

JP Sears (thru Saturday, Feb. 23)

Sklar Brothers: ‘Stories About Tradition. Told in a Non-Traditional Way’ (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Whose Live Anyway? (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Chris Porter

Langston Kerman (Sunday, Feb. 24; 2-for-1 tickets available)

 

Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Snowman Stampede (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Aurora Polar Plunge and 5K (Saturday, Feb. 23)

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers (Sunday, Feb. 24)

Bellringer Circuit Quarter Horse Show

Winter Park Express Ski Train 

 

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.