Here are some top picks for spending a spectacular weekend in Denver, Jan. 20-22, 2017. The National Western Stock Show & Rodeo wraps up. Plus, get free admission to the Clyfford Still Museum and the Denver Zoo on select days, and enjoy some terrific music, comedy and sports events.


Museum Exhibitions

Star WarsTM and the Power of Costume

Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs

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


Special Events

National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (ends Sunday)

Pro Rodeos (ends Sunday)

Mutton Bustin’ (through Saturday)

4th Annual Denver’s Bourbon & Bacon Fest (Saturday)

Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Showcase

Women’s March on Denver (Saturday)


Performing Arts

An Act of God

Ignite Theatre Presents ‘The Wiz

Man of La Mancha

The Book of Will

‘Fun Home’ (last chance on Sunday)


Arts & Culture

Third Friday Art Walk (Friday)

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday)

American Museum of Western Art’s Open Range Day (Saturday)

Abstract Expressionism


Drink RiNo (Saturday)



Who’s Bad: The World’s #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Band (Friday and Saturday)

KS 107.5 Snow Show Featuring Machine Gun Kelly (Saturday)

Josh Abbott Band (Friday and Saturday)

Symphonic Firsts Conducted by Mark Wigglesworth (Friday and Saturday)



Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs IMAX

Wild Africa 3D



Bob Saget (Friday and Saturday, explicit content)

Jamie Lee (Friday and Saturday)


Outdoor Fun

Denver Zoo Free Days (Friday and Saturday)

Winter Park Express Ski Train

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park



Colorado Mammoth vs. Calgary Roughnecks (Friday)

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers (Saturday)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.