Here are some top picks for spending a spectacular weekend in Denver, Feb. 10-12, 2017. The Colorado Garden & Home Show wraps up, plus it’s an amazing weekend for performing arts, the Mile High Beer Fest returns and take advantage of a free day (or two) at the Denver Zoo. If you want to celebrate early for next Tuesday's romantic holiday, check out or Valentine’s Day page for some terrific ideas. 


Museum Exhibitions

Star WarsTM and the Power of Costume

Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s-90s


Special Events

Colorado Garden & Home Show (ends Sunday)

An Intimate Evening With Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen (Saturday)

Mile High Beer Fest (Saturday)

Winter Wine Festival 2017 (Friday)

Monster Jam 2017


Black History Month 

The Life and Times of Valeria Howard-Vason (Saturday)

The Black Homesteader Experience (Sunday)

Legacies As Tall As Mountains 

A History of Black Firefighters in the Denver Fire Department


See more Black History Month events for the rest of February. 


Performing Arts

An Act of God

The Book of Will

The Christians’    

‘Almost, Maine’ (last chance on Sunday)

L’Electrique Dollhouse Circus (Saturday)


Arts & Culture

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday)

Drink RiNo (Saturday)

Abstract Expressionism 

MCA Denver’s Winter Exhibitions Opening Celebration (Friday)



Byron Stripling What a Wonderful World: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong (Saturday)

David Wilcox (Sunday)

Merry Jane Presents: Juicy J - The Rubba Band Business Tour (Friday)

Big Smo (Friday)

‘Peter and the Wolf’ (Sunday)



Jewish Film Festival 

Life In Motion: A Colorado Dance Film Festival (Saturday)

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Extreme Weather 3D



Steve Rannazzisi (Friday and Saturday)

Lachlan Patterson 


Outdoor Fun

Valentine’s Day 5K (Sunday)

Winter Park Express Ski Train 

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park (last weekend)

Denver Zoo Free Day (Sunday and Monday)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.