Immerse yourself in Denver’s thriving cultural scene this fall. There's something for everyone, from blockbuster museum exhibitions featuring the artworks of Claude Monet and Pixar’s animation process, to cultural festivals like Denver Arts Week and Denver Beer Week. Also, check out The Mile High City’s best attractions with these discounts.

Blockbuster Exhibitions

Learn about Colorado’s beer brewing history, from the gold rush days to the nation’s first aluminum beer cans at Beer Here! Brewing the New West; go inside the minds and bodies of extreme athletes and explore some of the riskier sports like wingsuit flying at Extreme Sports: Beyond Human Limits (opens 9/13); enjoy a unique look into the Pixar process and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films at The Science Behind Pixar (opens 10/11); and see more than 120 paintings spanning Claude Monet’s career at Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (opens 10/21) and check out great hotel packages.

Festivals

 

Listen and dance to vintage jazz from the 1930s and ‘40s at the Denver Jazz Festival (9/13-9/15); enjoy tastings from 20 regional breweries at Brew Fest (9/14); be there for a four-day international gathering of ideas, arts and culture at the Biennial of the Americas (9/25-9/28); drink it up during Denver Beer Week (9/27-10/5) with tap takeovers, firkin nights, food pairings and more; be there for the granddaddy of all U.S. beer festivals, the Great American Beer Fest® (10/3-10/5); choose from 250 blockbusters, documentaries, shorts and indie films at the Denver Film Festival (10/30-11/10); and celebrate all things arts and culture at Denver Arts Week (11/1-11/9).

Special Events

 

Celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15); learn about home renovation, remodeling and sustainable living at the Colorado Fall Home Show (9/20-9/22); experience the largest and most realistic dinosaur event at Jurassic Quest (9/20-9/22); take an eerie night walk among creatures both real and imagined at Enchanted Hollows at Denver Zoo (10/3-10/25); fall in love again with natural beauty as you sip local craft beer at Taps and Tails (10/10-10/24); enjoy some of the most innovative and creative drinks at The Bloody Mary Festival (10/20); see hundreds of carved, glowing gourds at Glow at the Gardens (10/21-10/25); celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Art District on Santa Fe (11/1) and at Denver Botanic Gardens (11/2); and don’t miss the city’s largest fashion showcase, Denver Fashion Week (11/9-11/17).

Performing Arts

 

See great plays and musicals like “A Doll’s House & A Doll’s House Part 2” (9/6-11/24), “Miss Saigon” (9/10-9/22), “Goodnight Moon” (opens 10/4), “We Will Rock You” (10/16), “The Phantom of the Opera” (11/6-11/17), and Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” (11/15-12/22). And in the comedy realm, see actor/comedian Tom Segura: Take It Down Tour (9/28) and the cast of the hit show Schitt’s Creek (10/18).

Music

 

Listen to world-class music like Kristin Chenoweth and the Colorado Symphony (9/14); Latin Beats: Sonidos de las Americas (9/26); Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience (9/28); The Goonies in Concert (10/11); The Music of Selena With the Colorado Symphony (10/12-10/13); Blue Man Group (10/22-10/27); Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (11/1-11/2); “The Barber of Seville” (11/2, 11/5, 11/8, 11/10); Halloween Spooktacular (11/3); and The Brightness of Light Featuring Renée Fleming (11/15-11/17).