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Bordered by the State Capitol, the City and County Building, and the Denver Art Museum, Civic Center Park is the centerpiece of Denver's green space. The park blooms with 25,000 square feet of flower beds each summer and serves as a frequent event site.

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May 24, 2019

Civic Center EATS 2019
Apr 30, 2019 - Oct 10, 2019

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  • Image Civic Center Park 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image From: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Metro Denver’s largest gathering of gourmet food trucks returns to downtown Denver’s historic Civic Center Park the first week of May with nearly 70 trucks spanning 18 cuisine categories – 21 vendors are new to the event. A showcase...

Civic Center EATS 2019 <p>Metro Denver’s largest gathering of gourmet food trucks returns to downtown Denver’s historic Civic Center Park the first week of May with nearly 70 trucks spanning 18 cuisine categories &#8211; 21 vendors are new to the event. </p> <p>A showcase of Denver’s culinary and entrepreneurial diversity, the annual Civic Center EATS launches Tuesday, April 30th through Thursday, May 2nd, continuing weekly through early October.  Proceeds help support Civic Center Park revitalization efforts by the nonprofit Civic Center Conservancy, which welcomes back Westword as the 2019 Presenting Sponsor of Civic Center EATS.  </p> <p>No EATS July 3rd, August 7th &amp; 28th.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

Civic Center MOVES
Apr 29, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019

Free Fitness Five Days a Week! Civic Center MOVES is a free fitness series for all levels produced year-round by the nonprofit Civic Center Conservancy. From late April through early October, classes are outdoors in Civic Center Park; from...

Civic Center MOVES <p>Free Fitness Five Days a Week!<br />Civic Center MOVES is a free fitness series for all levels produced year-round by the nonprofit Civic Center Conservancy. From late April through early October, classes are outdoors in Civic Center Park; from mid-October through April, classes are indoors at the Civic Center McNichols Building. For possible schedule/location adjustments, follow us on Facebook.</p> <p>All MOVES particpants are required to fill out an electronic waiver, which is available on-site.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

Denver Puzzling Adventure
Sep 2, 2017 - May 24, 2019

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  • Image Civic Center Park 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image From: 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
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Take our long tour around one of America's most public-art friendly cities! Start and end in Civic Park and visit downtown and Lodo too! Course is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Paved - Wheelchair and stroller accessible...

Denver Puzzling Adventure <p>Take our long tour around one of America's most public-art friendly cities! Start and end in Civic Park and visit downtown and Lodo too!<br />Course is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week</p> <p><br />Paved - Wheelchair and stroller accessible<br />Approximate duration 150 - 300 minutes<br />Approximate distance 3.5 miles</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

Denver PrideFest 2019
Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019

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  • Image Civic Center Park E. Broadway Ave. & Colfax, Denver, CO 80202
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Recognized as one of the top ten pride events in the country, Denver's PrideFest is a celebration of community, heritage, family and culture. Produced by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado (The Center),...

Denver PrideFest 2019 <p>Recognized as one of the top ten pride events in the country, Denver's PrideFest is a celebration of community, heritage, family and culture. Produced by the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado (The Center), more than 250,000 people from Colorado and surrounding areas come out to enjoy the parade, rally, music, entertainment, food and much more.</p> E. Broadway Ave. & Colfax Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

PrideFest: Lady Bunny
Jun 15, 2019

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THE drag legend Lady Bunny makes her Denver Pride debut on Saturday at 3:30 pm. With her glitzy outfits, sky-high wigs and false eyelashes long enough to embarrass Tammy Faye Baker, multi-talented drag artist Lady Bunny will entertain the...

PrideFest: Lady Bunny <p>THE drag legend Lady Bunny makes her Denver Pride debut on Saturday at 3:30 pm. With her glitzy outfits, sky-high wigs and false eyelashes long enough to embarrass Tammy Faye Baker, multi-talented drag artist Lady Bunny will entertain the crowds with her bawdy mix of potty-mouthed humor, zany, Laugh-In-style joke routines and X-rated pop parodies. Lady Bunny is also a DJ and will spin at Smirnoff Dance World on Saturday at 6:00 pm.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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THE drag legend Lady Bunny makes her Denver Pride debut on Saturday at 3:30 pm. With her glitzy outfits, sky-high wigs and false eyelashes long enough to embarrass Tammy Faye Baker, multi-talented drag artist Lady Bunny will entertain the...

PrideFest: Lady Bunny DJ Set <p>THE drag legend Lady Bunny makes her Denver Pride debut on Saturday at 3:30 pm. With her glitzy outfits, sky-high wigs and false eyelashes long enough to embarrass Tammy Faye Baker, multi-talented drag artist Lady Bunny will entertain the crowds with her bawdy mix of potty-mouthed humor, zany, Laugh-In-style joke routines and X-rated pop parodies. Lady Bunny is also a DJ and will spin at Smirnoff Dance World on Saturday at 6:00 pm.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

PrideFest: Smirnoff Dance World
Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019

Time to shake your groove thing! (Do people still do that?) Whatever you're shaking, you will love the dance music at "Smirnoff Dance World" Stage at Denver Pride featuring Denver's best DJs from a cross-section of the community.

PrideFest: Smirnoff Dance World <p>Time to shake your groove thing! (Do people still do that?) Whatever you're shaking, you will love the dance music at "Smirnoff Dance World" Stage at Denver Pride featuring Denver's best DJs from a cross-section of the community.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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Denver's biggest little band Wheelchair Sports Camp kicks off the entertainment on Saturday on Center Stage. The hip-hop trio is fronted by rapping/beat-making, activist/educator/rabble-rouser and recent mayoral candidate Kalyn Heffernan....

PrideFest: Wheelchair Sports Camp <p>Denver's biggest little band Wheelchair Sports Camp kicks off the entertainment on Saturday on Center Stage. The hip-hop trio is fronted by rapping/beat-making, activist/educator/rabble-rouser and recent mayoral candidate Kalyn Heffernan. WSC performs at noon on the Center Stage.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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Another popular performer from "RuPaul's Drag Race" will appear on the U.S. Bank Latin Stage. "Miss Congeniality" Cynthia Lee Fontaine will bring her "cu-cu" to the stage for her first Denver Pride performance. A native of Puerto Rico who...

PrideFest: Cynthia Lee Fontaine <p>Another popular performer from "RuPaul's Drag Race" will appear on the U.S. Bank Latin Stage. "Miss Congeniality" Cynthia Lee Fontaine will bring her "cu-cu" to the stage for her first Denver Pride performance. A native of Puerto Rico who relocated to Texas, Cynthia has become a fixture of the Austin drag scene as well as performing internationally. Look for her on Sunday afternoon.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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Another popular performer from "RuPaul's Drag Race" will appear on the U.S. Bank Latin Stage. "Miss Congeniality" Cynthia Lee Fontaine will bring her "cu-cu" to the stage for her first Denver Pride performance. A native of Puerto Rico who...

PrideFest: DJ Joe Gauthreaux <p>Another popular performer from "RuPaul's Drag Race" will appear on the U.S. Bank Latin Stage. "Miss Congeniality" Cynthia Lee Fontaine will bring her "cu-cu" to the stage for her first Denver Pride performance. A native of Puerto Rico who relocated to Texas, Cynthia has become a fixture of the Austin drag scene as well as performing internationally. Look for her on Sunday afternoon.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

PrideFest: Peppermint
Jun 16, 2019

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Following her successful Broadway run in the musical Head Over Heels, drag sensation Peppermint returns to Denver on Sunday at 3:30 pm. Peppermint is an American actress, singer, and drag queen best known as a fixture in the New York City...

PrideFest: Peppermint <p>Following her successful Broadway run in the musical Head Over Heels, drag sensation Peppermint returns to Denver on Sunday at 3:30 pm. Peppermint is an American actress, singer, and drag queen best known as a fixture in the New York City nightlife scene and contestant on the ninth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race." Peppermint was the first openly transgender woman to appear on the hit program.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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YouTube star Todrick Hall is presented by Nissan on Sunday at 3:00 pm. With more than three million subscribers on YouTube, Todrick Hall's talents include singing, acting, dancing, choreographing and directing. Todrick has made a huge...

PrideFest: Todrick Hall <p>YouTube star Todrick Hall is presented by Nissan on Sunday at 3:00 pm. With more than three million subscribers on YouTube, Todrick Hall's talents include singing, acting, dancing, choreographing and directing. Todrick has made a huge splash in the industry, gaining recognition from USA Today and earning coveted spots on Business Insider's "Hottest YouTube Stars Alive" and Forbes' "30 under 30 Entertainment" lists. His regular guest appearances on "RuPaul's Drag Race" as a choreographer and on the judging panel have made him a leading entertainer in the LGBTQ community and beyond. Todrick recently starred as Lola in the Broadway cast of Kinky Boots. Last year, he released his visual LP Forbidden and tours internationally.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

PrideFest: Yvie Oddly
Jun 16, 2019

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Hometown girl Yvie Oddly returns triumphantly to Center Stage on Sunday at 2:00 pm after her scene-stealing appearance on "RuPaul's Drag Race." Yvie's outrageous and unconventional looks—ranging from pretty lady to terrifying alien...

PrideFest: Yvie Oddly <p>Hometown girl Yvie Oddly returns triumphantly to Center Stage on Sunday at 2:00 pm after her scene-stealing appearance on "RuPaul's Drag Race." Yvie's outrageous and unconventional looks—ranging from pretty lady to terrifying alien creatures—have been endearing her to Denver audiences for years.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

Independence Eve
Jul 3, 2019

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Colorado's largest free community fireworks event returns for its 10th Anniversary in Denver's Civic Center Park and the Civic Center Conservancy is celebrating by bringing you the most exciting Indy Eve yet! There will be more music with...

Independence Eve <p>Colorado's largest free community fireworks event returns for its<br />10th Anniversary in Denver's Civic Center Park and the Civic Center Conservancy is celebrating by bringing you the most exciting Indy Eve yet!<br />There will be more music with live acts starting at 5 pm and more craft beer &amp; wine bars along with a delicious variety of food trucks. Plus, we're thrilled to welcome back local favorite and international sensation Chris Daniels &amp; The Kings along with the Colorado Symphony to our patriotic stage!<br />And just as it's been for a decade, the evening's explosive finale will include a light show and fireworks from the atop the Denver City and County Building!</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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The 3rd annual Denver International Festival is a summer celebration of the best traditional food, music, art, beer and wine from Colorado and abroad. Come eat, drink, dance and play on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 from 11 am - 7 pm in the...

Denver International Festival <p>The 3rd annual Denver International Festival is a summer celebration of the best traditional food, music, art, beer and wine from Colorado and abroad. Come eat, drink, dance and play on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 from 11 am - 7 pm in the heart of downtown Denver at Civic Center Park.<br />Enjoy the sounds of live cultural rhythms, vibrant International flavors, traditional artwork, and a beer garden just a few short steps from the State Capitol inside Civic Center Park. This event is FREE to the public and will feature over 25+ Performers, 20+ Food Trucks, 50+ Vendors, a Beer/Wine Tasting, a Kids Village and more.</p> <p>The Denver International Festival will not only be the city's largest celebration of global FOOD + MUSIC + ART but it also giving back to less fortunate communities in our own backyard and around the world through our annual benefit concert. The evening concert will feature a headliner in addition to a diversely talented group of homegrown musicians.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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Tacolandia, Westword's annual celebration of street tacos, returns to Civic Center Park from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 17. Enjoy unlimited taco samples from forty-plus taquerias and restaurants, including... Los Chingones, Neveria...

Westword Tacolandia 2019 <p>Tacolandia, Westword's annual celebration of street tacos, returns to Civic Center Park from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 17.</p> <p>Enjoy unlimited taco samples from forty-plus taquerias and restaurants, including...</p> <p>Los Chingones, Neveria Jedany's, Los Mesones, La Fiesta, Kachina Cantina, Issai's Catering, Taco Block, Adelitas Cocina y Cantina, Lucha Cantina, El Gallo Blanco, Mariscos el Rey 2 and many more. You can wash down those tacos with offerings from a cash bar and plenty of spicy entertainment, as well as the Tacolandia Car Show presented by the Saints &amp; Sinners Car Club.</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

A Taste of Colorado
Aug 31, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

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  • Image Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 AM-10:00 PM; Monday: 11:00 AM-8:00 PM
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A Taste of Colorado is a three-day, free admission festival produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership. The event takes place over Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park. In addition to local and worldly cuisine, music...

A Taste of Colorado <p>A Taste of Colorado is a three-day, free admission festival produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership. The event takes place over Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park. In addition to local and worldly cuisine, music stages and shopping, there will be local artisans featured in the Arts &amp; Crafts Marketplace, and interactive activities and games for kids. A Taste of Colorado is the ultimate end-of-summer opportunity for residents and visitors to experience the sounds, tastes, and sights of Colorado’s diverse cultural traditions and Western heritage. For more information, visit www.ATasteofColorado.com, check out A Taste of Colorado on Facebook, follow @ATasteofCO on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat and search #ATasteofCO.</p> E. Broadway Ave. & Colfax Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

May 24, 2019

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Please join the Civic Center Conservancy OUTDOORS in beautiful Civic Center Park to celebrate the centennial of the Greek Theatre as we honor Dennis Humphries and the Boettcher Foundation, this year's recipients of the Elaine Asarch Award....

Civic Center Celebration <p>Please join the Civic Center Conservancy OUTDOORS in beautiful Civic Center Park to celebrate the centennial of the Greek Theatre as we honor Dennis Humphries and the Boettcher Foundation, this year's recipients of the Elaine Asarch Award.</p> <p>Exciting details on this very special event to come...</p> 101 W. 14th Ave. Denver, CO America/North_Dakota/Center

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