Here are some top picks for spending a spectacular weekend in Denver, Feb. 3-5, 2017. Black History Month kicks off with the first of many events throughout February. Tour art galleries during First Friday Art Walks. It’s also a great weekend for music with performances by piano sensation Olga Kern, country star Tracy Lawrence and jam band Galactic.


Museum Exhibitions

Star WarsTM and the Power of Costume

Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs (last chance on Sunday)

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


Special Events

Colorado Garden & Home Show (starts Saturday)


Black History Month

Legacies As Tall As Mountains

A History of Black Firefighters in the Denver Fire Department

The Life and Times of JoKatherine Holliman Page (Saturday)

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


Performing Arts

An Act of God

The Book of Will

The Christians

'Two Degrees' (opening weekend)           

Becky’s New Car(last chance on Saturday)


Arts & Culture

First Friday Art Walks (Friday)

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday)

First Friday at Infinite Monkey Theorem (Friday)

Drink RiNo (Friday and Saturday)

Abstract Expressionism

Denver Art Museum Free Day (Saturday)



Rachmaninoff Performed by Olga Kern (Friday and Saturday)

Tracy Lawrence (Friday)

Stratus Chamber Orchestra with Katie Mahan, Piano (Friday and Saturday)

Gypsy Flamenco Passion (Saturday)

SiriusXM Jam On Presents: Galactic Winter Tour (Saturday)

DATSIK live with Crizzly and Virtual Riot (Saturday)



Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs IMAX

Wild Africa 3D



Chris Tucker (Friday)

Michael Yo (Friday and Saturday)


Outdoor Fun

Winter Park Express Ski Train

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park



Denver Nuggets vs. Milwaukee Bucks (Friday)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets (Saturday)

Colorado Mammoth vs. Georgia Swarm (Saturday)

WWE Live (Friday)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.