Here are some top picks for spending a spectacular weekend in Denver, March 3-5, 2017. The 13th annual Denver Restaurant Week wraps up on Sunday with hundreds of Denver’s top restaurants offering multi-course dinners for tasty prices. Plus, explore the city’s creative neighborhoods during First Friday Art Walks and get your adrenaline flowing at the 2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.


Special Events

Denver Restaurant Week (ends Sunday)


Museum Exhibitions

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

Two Degrees

An Act of God

Shen Yun 2017


Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles

As One (Friday and Saturday)


Arts & Culture

First Friday Art Walks

Drink RiNo (Friday and Saturday)

Abstract Expressionism

Denver Art Museum Free Day



Brahms Conducted by the Dragon

Thompson Square (Friday)

Alina Baraz (Sunday)


Family-Friendly Events

Girls & Science Day (Saturday)

Wonderful Wings – Day at the Museum (Saturday)



2017 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (through Saturday)

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Extreme Weather 3D

Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World



Chris Rock (Friday and Saturday, limited seating available)

Nick Vatterott


Outdoor Fun

Winter Park Express Ski Train



Colorado Mammoth vs. Calgary Roughnecks (Friday)

Colorado Rapids vs. New England Revolution (Saturday) Home Opener!

Denver Nuggets vs. Charlotte Hornets (Saturday)

Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues (Sunday)


For more activities, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.