Here are some top picks for spending a spectacular weekend in Denver, Nov. 18-20, 2016. The Star WarsTM and the Power of Costume exhibition is now open at the Denver Art Museum and it’s phenomenal. Also, experience a supercharged version of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece (“The Hip Hop Nutcracker”), join free family events at the Clyfford Still Museum and shop at holiday markets.    

For more events, see the Denver 365 Event Calendar.

Star Wars Program FeatureMuseum Exhibitions

Star WarsTM and the Power of Costume

Extreme Mammals

Mummies: New Secrets from the Tombs 

Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Awkward Family Photos

Free Events

5th Anniversary Family Day at Clyfford Still Museum (Saturday; including events below)

            Music in the Galleries: Trio Thessalia (Sunday)

            Music in the Galleries: Dustin Adams Trio (Sunday)

Performing Arts

‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’ (Sunday)

‘An Act of God’

‘Wild Kratts Live’ (Sunday)

Arts & Culture

Nathan Carter: Ladies & Gentlemen, Meet the Dramastics


Shostakovich Performed by Silver Ainomäe (Friday-Sunday)

Helios Piano Trio (Friday)

Bob Dylan ‘Interpretations’ (Sunday)

Food & Dining

The Source – Holiday Harvest Farmers Market (Sunday)

Film & Literature

Anthony Bourdain (Friday)


Christopher Titus (Thursday-Saturday)

Holiday Fun

Denver Christkindl Market

Holiday Food and Gift Festival

The Polar Express TrainTM Ride

Santa's Flight Academy

Back yard on Blake’s Holiday Makers Market


Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors (Friday) and Utah Jazz (Sunday)