Here are some top picks for spending a spectacular weekend in Denver, March 24-26, 2017. It’s your last chance this ski season to ride the Winter Park Express Ski Train. It’s also a great weekend for festivals with the return of the Colorado Anime Fest, Denver March Powwow and Collaboration Fest.


Special Events

Colorado Anime Fest

The Edge Grand Opening Week at Denver Zoo  (grand opening ends Friday, the exhibit is permanent)

Denver March Powwow

Collaboration Fest (Saturday)


Museum Exhibitions

Backstory: Western American Art in Context

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

Star WarsTM and the Power of Costume

Basquiat Before Basquiat – East 12th Street, 1979-1980

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright

Wall Writers: Graffiti in Its Innocence

Artists Select 2: Julian Schnabel


Performing Arts

Kinky Boots(ends Sunday)

An Act of God


Arts & Culture

Drink RiNo (Saturday)

Clyfford Still Museum Free Evening (Friday)

Abstract Expressionism



Robert Randolph and the Family Band (Saturday)

A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con: The Tetralogy (Friday and Saturday)

The Fab Four (Saturday)

Whitney Houston Songbook Starring Mary Louise Lee (Friday and Saturday)


Family-Friendly Events

The Jungle Book (Sunday)

Spring Break: Journey to Asia at Denver Zoo (Saturday)

Kids Day at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Saturday)



Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Extreme Weather 3D

Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World



Michelle Wolf (Thursday through Saturday, 2-for-1 tickets available with exclusions)

Kevin Nealon (Friday and Saturday)


Outdoor Fun

Winter Park Express Ski Train (last chance on Sunday)



Paramount MMA (Friday)

Colorado Mammoth vs. Saskatchewan Rush (Saturday)

Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Pelicans (Sunday)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.