Celebrate the new year with your family by checking out fireworks, blockbuster museum exhibitions such as Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France, stunning lights displays like Zoo Lights and art shows all over town. Take advantage of great Denver hotel packages. The Regional Transportation Network (RTD) will offer free bus and rail service, including Access-a-Ride, FlexRide and SkyRide services, starting New Year’s Eve at 7 p.m. and running through 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Plan your trips and find route and schedule information on RTD's website.

We strive to post the most current and accurate event information, but changes and cancellations do occur, so please check the official event website to confirm all details before attending.

New Year's Eve Party at Bigsby's Folly

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m. to last call at 1:15 a.m. (Wine Club members can enter early at 7:30 p.m.)
WHERE:
Bigsby's Folly Craft Winery  
Celebrate in style in Bigsby's elegant Roaring Twenties-inspired winery located in a revitalized, historic warehouse that dates back to 1886. Look for top DJs spinning a variety of music, plus a sweet and savory buffet featuring tasting room favorites and special holiday treats. This exclusive and intimate event is limited to 150 tickets. Tickets cost $99 per person. Cocktail or Roaring Twenties attire is encouraged.

New Year's Eve Party at Mile High Spirits & VIP Dinner Party

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. 
WHERE:
Mile High Spirits  
Blake Hortsmann and Giannina Gibelli are hosting a VIP gala from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with fancy cocktails and a formal dinner. A blowout party will follow! Dress to impress. Tickets start at $125. Want to just come and party? From 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., Mile High Spirits will ring in 2023 with live DJ's all night! Blake himself will perform a New Year's set. Experience drink specials, a balloon drop and a complimentary NYE toast at midnight. Tickets start at $50. 

New Year's Eve Party in LoDo – Midnight in Paris

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. 
WHERE:
Reynard Social (Thompson Denver hotel)
Live beats, burlesque and belly dancers, champagne toasts, midnight snacks, and so much more make Reynard Social's Parisian Cabaret just the New Year's vibe you need. This year, they're bringing Parisian elegance and a touch of mischief to your NYE festivities. For one night only, they're transforming the sixth-floor lounge of the Thompson Denver hotel into a Parisian experience. Think Moulin Rouge-inspired themes throughout complete with equal parts classy and naughty. Tickets are $125.

New Year's Eve Party – Gatsby's House

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 p.m.
WHERE: 
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado  
What better way to celebrate the Roaring Twenties than with a Gatsby-themed New Year's Eve party!

Ring In The New Year In Style At Four Seasons Hotel Denver

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m.
WHERE: 
EDGE Restaurant & Bar
Enjoy exclusive bottle service at one of the six VIP sections with up to six guests per table. DJ Manos will be spinning throughout the evening and masks will be provided to all of the VIP guests. As the clock strikes midnight and the evening’s revelries come to a close, cheer for 2023 in mysterious masquerade black-tie attire.

A Night In Japan - New Years Party

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 p.m.
WHERE: 
Colorado Sake Co.
Cheers to the new year at your favorite local sake bar and enjoy all-you-can-drink sake and unlimited food, including sushi and other Japanese bites — all included in the $140 admission! Still hungry? There will be chef special add-ons for an additional cost, including caviar, lobster and more! A live local DJ will perform all night playing your fav dance floor remixes right into 2023!

The Woods New Year's Eve 2023 Rooftop Celebration

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 p.m.
WHERE: 
The Woods
Ring in 2023 in true Mile High style! Enjoy a decadent New Year’s Eve celebration featuring live music by DJ Chando, dancing, a festive photo booth and a front row seat to enjoy downtown Denver's two spectacular fireworks shows as they light up the city skyline. Tickets are $60 per person and include one drink, delicious appetizers and food stations and a Champagne toast at midnight.

 

Avanti Denver New Year's Eve Party!

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m.
WHERE: 
Avanti F and B
Ring in the new year at one of Denver's favorite food halls! Enjoy an open bar, two DJs, holiday cocktails and a Champagne toast at midnight!

Punch Bowl Social New Year's Eve Celebration

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 p.m.
WHERE: 
Punch Bowl - Social Food & Drink
Enjoy live music featuring a tasteful blend of awesome classics and new-age hits, savor flavors from Punch Bowl's scratch kitchen and craft cocktails and party it up with your favorite games and activities. Toast to 2023 at midnight and get your first photo of the new year in our photo booth!

2023 Denver New Year's Eve Bar Crawl

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
WHERE: The Celtic Tavern

Why choose one venue when you can visit them all? Dance parties, DJs, live bands and the must-have midnight champagne cheers — the New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl is the perfect place to wrap up 2022 and celebrate the kick-off of 2023 with those you care for the most.

New Years Eve Bash

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m.
WHERE: 
Hard Rock Cafe
Head to the Hard Rock Cafe in time to catch Perfect Timing as they rock in the new year with a setlist of funk, jazz, rock, old-school R&B and country!

New Year's Eve - 5 Course Tasting Menu

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022
WHERE: 
Woodie Fisher Kitchen & Bar
Enjoy a celebratory meal, an evening full of live music and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight to welcome the New Year! Dine-in available 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., (last seating at 10:30 p.m.). Wine pairing options will be available for an additional fee.

New Year's Eve Party with Von Disco

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8 p.m.
WHERE: 
License No. 1, Boulder
Dance into the new year at License No. 1's speakeasy party in Boulder! Dress to impress and dance to live music from Von Disco. Enjoy a Champagne toast at midnight and late-night bites. 

New Year's Eve Murder Mystery

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: 
Game Train USA, Highlands Ranch
Flappers, prohibition and the "Great Gatsby" set the scene for a murder. Was it you? In addition to the murder mystery game, guests will have the opportunity to ride the Sonoma wine train simulation and enjoy a four-course gourmet dinner, with a Champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $120 per person, and 1920s costumes are encouraged! Call (303) 797-9224 to RSVP.

Pre-New Year's Eve with Chain Station

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
New Terrain Brewing, Golden
Cheers to the new year with brews from New Terrain Brewing! Chain Station will be there providing jams for the brewery's annual Pre-NYE Party party. 

Roaring 20's New Years Eve Bash

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
Alegre Weddings and Events, Westminster
Say goodbye to 2022, 2021 AND 2020 with casino games and a DJ with a midnight balloon drop!

 

Family-Friendly New Year's Activities

Noon Year's Eve

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
In conjunction with Snow Days, get all the glitz and glam of New York City's Times Square before bedtime! There will be ball drops at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., plus music, tasty treats from The Teaching Kitchen and more.

A Hudson Christmas: Extravaganza of Lights

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022 (on select days)
WHERE: Hudson Gardens & Events Center
Hudson Christmas is back after two long years. You'll be enchanted by even more towering trees draped in thousands of colorful lights. A grove of dancing Christmas trees, a multi-colored forest inhabited by giant snowmen, the holiday light tunnel and glowing reindeer will light up Hudson Gardens into an extravaganza of holiday cheer.

McGregor Skate 

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022; 12–9 p.m. Monday–Thursday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Friday–Saturday, 12–6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: McGregor Square plaza
The magic of winter has made its way to LoDo with McGregor Skate, an ice skating rink for all ages. Skates are available to rent at an on-site skate shop. Enjoy hot beverages from the upcoming holiday pop-up bar: Sleigh Bar at Milepost Zero. Note: The rink is closed on Dec. 24 and 25 and closes early at 4 p.m. on Dec. 31 for The Drop New Year's Eve event. There are special themed dates on Fridays from 6–8 p.m. with a live DJ. Dress up and head out on the ice:

Dec. 30: 80's Apres Ski Theme

Bridge of Lights 

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022 (excluding Christmas)
WHERE: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, Cañon City
In an experience sure to become a time-honored Christmas tradition, you're invited to drive across the Royal Gorge Bridge, 1,000 feet above the Arkansas River, while it's decked out in thousands of holiday lights. Driving across the Royal Gorge Bridge is not regularly offered outside of pre-arranged car club groups, so this is truly something special! Guests can purchase hot cocoa, coffee or cider in a Bridge of Lights souvenir cup and holiday cookies to enjoy while driving through the light display.

Christmas in Color (North)

WHEN: Thru Jan. 2, 2023
WHERE: Water World, Federal Heights
Load up your friends and family into the van (or car, or truck) and experience the holiday season like never before. Drive through acres of more than 1.5 million lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you'll hear right through your radio. You'll drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. It's like being immersed in another world. (Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.)

Christmas in Color (West)

WHEN: Thru Jan. 2, 2023
WHERE: Bandimere Speedway, Morrison
Load up your friends and family into the van (or car, or truck) and experience the holiday season like never before. Drive through acres of more than 1.5 million lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you'll hear right through your radio. You'll drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. It's like being immersed in another world. (Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.)

Christmas in Color (East)

WHEN: Thru Jan. 2, 2023
WHERE: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, Aurora
Load up your friends and family into the van (or car, or truck) and experience the holiday season like never before. Drive through acres of more than 1.5 million lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you'll hear right through your radio. You'll drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. It's like being immersed in another world. (Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.)

Holiday Lights Mini Golf

WHEN: Thru Jan. 8, 2023
WHERE: Adventure Golf & Raceway, Westminster
During the holiday season, Buccaneer Bay, Adventure Cove and The Lost Continent transform into beautiful holiday-themed light displays with more than 100,000 interactive lights on all three courses!

Downtown Denver Rink

WHEN: Thru Feb. 14, 2023
WHERE: Skyline Park
Bundle up for some free ice skating in the heart of downtown and enjoy special events. 

Snow Days

WHEN: Thru Feb. 17, 2023
WHERE: Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Spend your day gliding around the rink, sledding on REAL snow, warming up by a toasty fire and much, much more.

 

Featured Events

Denver Holiday Lights & Sights Tour

WHEN: Thru Jan. 1, 2023
WHERE: Downtown Denver
This holiday season, embark on a fun-filled, two-hour Denver holiday lights walking tour experience as you take in all of the magic and cheer of this festive time of year in the Mile High City. Enjoy the unique history, architecture and beauty of Denver’s holiday lights and top sights at night during this limited-run Denver holiday lights experience! This experience was designed to give you views and great photo opportunities of Denver’s most beautiful and famous landmarks, magnificently lit up for this cheery time of year. Besides getting the inside scoop on the famous and incredibly lit-up sights, you'll hear about holiday traditions that got their start right here in Denver.

Luminova Holidays

WHEN: Thru Jan. 1, 2023
WHERE: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park​
Making its Colorado debut, this family-friend event brings larger-than-life holiday displays and immersive experiences for all to enjoy. It features more than 3 million dazzling lights, a 65-foot-tall Christmas tree, a 25-foot-tall snowman that never melts, a 200-foot-long candy cane tunnel, giant ornaments, a wall of lights, rides on limited Elitch Gardens attractions, train rides for the kids (and the kids at heart), interactive activities like a light-up hopscotch, strolling holiday entertainers, Old Saint Nick and his elves, and more. 

Trail of Lights

WHEN: Thru Jan. 1, 2023; 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (closed December 25)
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, Littleton
Stroll through the Colorado countryside along a winding path glistening with lights. Features this year include singing Christmas trees, two three-sided light tunnels, illuminated antique and model tractors, a children's play area with synchronized music, and warm holiday food and drink for purchase.

Blossoms of Light

WHEN: Thru Jan. 7, 2023
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens
This annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms Denver Botanic Gardens into a twinkling winter wonderland. Sip warm drinks and nibble on tasty treats as you stroll.

Zoo Lights

WHEN: Thru Jan. 15, 20235:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Denver Zoo
It's official: Zoo Lights has been making magic, memories and even marriages for more than 30 amazing years! This illuminating annual event transforms Denver Zoo into Colorado's WILDEST winter wonderland. Don't miss this year's historic celebration, with more than a million lights sparkling over 60 acres — animated animal sculptures, Santa and Mrs. Claus visits, animal encounters, exciting entertainment and treats for kids of all ages. 

Light the Lights

WHEN: Thru Jan. 22, 2023
WHERE: City & County of Denver​ Building in Civic Center Park
Each night, at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., an eight-minute choreographed light and music holiday show will light up the night. It then goes to a festive, static holiday display until 10:45 p.m. The light and music shows will not play on Mondays because of City Council meetings, but the static light display will still shine. 

 

Music & Performing Arts

Disney’s 'Beauty and the Beast'

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022
WHERE: Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Arvada

Be our guest this holiday season with a tale as old as time! When a prince is transformed into a Beast by a spell that can only be broken by true love, it’s up to the bookworm Belle to not only accept his love — but truly love him in return. Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast" brings together talking teapots, dancing candlesticks and beloved original songs from the movie classic for an enchanting night the whole family will enjoy.

'Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation'

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022; Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
WHERE: Garner Galleria Theatre & Bar
From "Frozen" to "Phantom of the Opera" to "Wicked," this all-new fall-down funny, satirical roast of over 30 Broadway hits features outrageous costumes, silly spoofs of the songs you know by heart and madcap impressions by a stellar cast! Newer spoofs include "Hamilton," "Dear Evan Hansen" and "Moulin Rouge."

'Mean Girls'

WHEN: Thru Jan. 1, 2023; Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
WHERE: Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA)
Direct from Broadway, "Mean Girls" is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin ("Legally Blonde") and director Casey Nicholaw ("The Book of Mormon").

The String Cheese Incident

WHEN: Dec. 29–31, 2022
WHERE: 
The Mission Ballroom
See this Colorado-born jam band at an intimate setting. 

New Years' Eve with Andrew Peters

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Augustana Arts

Ring in 2023 with an exciting concert experience for the whole family as organist Andrew Peters improvises on the organ as you watch the 1923 Harold Lloyd silent film "Bumping into Broadway" on a giant screen. The evening also includes well-known works for the organ, including Chapman’s "Fanfare and Procession," Vivaldi’s "Concerto No. 2 in A Minor," Pamela Decker’s "Tangos for Organ" and the all-time favorite, Handel’s "Fireworks Music."

Justin Martin NYE

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 9 p.m. (doors open), 10 p.m. (show)
WHERE: 
Meow Wolf Denver
See this producer and international DJ perform at an otherworldly venue. It will be a truly magical night. In Martin's words, “expect music with emotional depth combined with raw dancefloor grit.”

'A Night in Vienna'

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: 
Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
A Colorado cultural tradition returns featuring your symphony waltzing with you into 2023! Start your celebration in style with the Colorado Symphony’s presentation of A Night in Vienna, a rousing selection of polkas, waltzes, and marches. The festive evening is the perfect sendoff to 2022 and a can't-miss holiday mainstay conducted by your very own Christopher Dragon.

'To A Better New Year' Comedy Show

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 10 p.m. 
WHERE: 
The Denver Comedy Lounge
Laugh in the new year with Ben Kronberg and friends! Feeling hungry? There will be chef specials in addition to the usual full-service menu, including caviar, lobster and more!

New Year’s Eve with ISMO

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 5:30 p.m. (all ages), 7:45 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square
Resolve to laugh more! Comedy Works proudly features headliner ISMO for three special New Year's Eve shows, including an all-ages show at 5:30 p.m. The ultimate observer, ISMO is able to make people see familiar things anew through his unique perspective. ISMO started his comedy career in his home country of Finland; becoming one of the top-performing comedians in the country today.

New Year’s Eve with Matt Iseman

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 5:00 p.m. (all ages), 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
Comedy Works South
Comedy Works South proudly features headliner Matt Iseman for three special New Year's Eve shows, including an all-ages show at 5:00 p.m. Matt has headlined clubs all around the country and done shows for the troops around the globe, including performing in Iraq. Matt loves hosting "American Ninja Warrior," Emmy nominated for “Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.” He’s been with the show for seven seasons and the Boston Globe said, “The best part about American Ninja Warrior, hands down, is when bro-host Matt Iseman roars the show’s title.”

Turning '23 New Years Eve Comedy

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
The Denver Comedy Lounge
The Denver Comedy Lounge Features the best local and national talent, with comedians featured on Comedy Central, NBC, TBS, HBO, Netflix and Amazon. Buy your tickets in groups and be seated together at your own table, where you'll enjoy full-service dining and cocktails during each show!

New Year's Eve Comedy at Denver Comedy Underground

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: 
Denver Comedy Underground
Ring in the new year laughing and merry at Denver Comedy Underground with hilarious special guests, some secrets and some treats! Your first drink is free, plus there will be free pizza!
 

Museum & Gallery Exhibitions

At the Heart of The Flames  

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022
WHERE: Denver Firefighters Museum

At the Heart of the Flames is made entirely of art created by active and retired Denver firefighters to showcase their creativity. 

Immersive Nutcracker

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2022
WHERE: Lighthouse Art Space

This festive season, treat your family to The Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle — an unforgettable holiday extravaganza! For nearly 130 years, "The Nutcracker" has enchanted children around the world. Now your family can experience the timeless holiday tale like never before, brought to life on a majestic scale! You will be enchanted by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s sweeping music, including iconic selections like “The March of the Toys” and “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” as they are immersed in holiday wonder.

Gio Ponti: Designer of a Thousand Talents

WHEN: Thru Jan. 1, 2023
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

Gio Ponti was one of the most inventive Italian architects and designers of his time. For more than 60 years, Ponti’s exuberant approach found expression in public and private commissions from buildings, interiors and furniture to glass, ceramics and flatware, influencing international design for more than 50 years. 

Seeing Red: Botanical Art & Illustration

WHEN: Thru Jan. 1, 2023
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

Featuring work by students and faculty of Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration, Seeing Red spotlights the vibrant shades of red found in plants and fungi. From peppers to hibiscus and apples to poinsettias, red is found throughout the natural world. Works in a variety of media feature red flowers, foliage, fungi, fruits and vegetables.

Immersive Monet & The Impressionists

WHEN: Thru Jan. 2, 2023
WHERE: Lighthouse Art Space

From the creators and producers of the original Immersive Van Gogh exhibit, Immersive Monet & The Impressionists showcases more than 500 iconic paintings, brought to life! From Monet’s celebrated water lilies to Degas’s graceful dancers, step inside living art that strives to capture the transient nature of beauty and the timeless beauty of nature.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Inside the Walls

WHEN: Thru Jan. 8, 2023
WHERE: Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

The exhibition will explore the relationship between Wright’s architecture and decorative art. Wright believed in the concept of “a total work of art,” with the accessories and furnishings of a building complementing the architecture to create a unified whole.

Planet Pioneers

WHEN: Thru Jan. 8, 2023
WHERE: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Composed of 17 hands-on exhibits, Planet Pioneers puts budding astronauts and space explorers to the test as they attempt to source their own food, shelter and solve problems in an unknown world. Colonizing the planet is no trivial task, and visitors should prepare for full-body challenges, including driving a 4-D Surface Exploration Vehicle, flying a virtual drone to solve environmental issues and experiencing G-Force in a spinning capsule.

Front Range Contemporary Quilters - Complements to the Chef

WHEN: Thru Jan. 14, 2023
WHERE: Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden

Front Range Contemporary Quilters were invited to explore any food-related topic for this unique exhibition: food is grown, harvested, transported, purchased, prepared, cooked, served and eaten. Example include a backyard herb garden, a baby’s face after eating blueberries, a field of corn, a stunning supermarket display, a fancy restaurant setting, a family meal and a simple cup of tea.

Abundant Future: Cultivating Diversity in Garden, Farm and Field

WHEN: Thru Jan. 15, 2023
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

Featuring 40 original botanical illustrations, this exhibition highlights the history and importance of biological diversity in cultivated plants grown for clothing, healing and — most of all — for food. The subjects of these works were discovered on international travels, picked up at the farmer’s market or harvested from the artists’ gardens. The works illustrate the artistry of plant breeding, the challenges of maintaining genetic diversity in domesticated crops, and the potential for rejuvenation found in heirloom and ancient plant revival.

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

WHEN: Thru Jan. 15, 2023
WHERE: Cherry Creek Shopping Center

Rome comes to Denver! Skip the long lines at the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City and view the world-renowned work of Michelangelo close enough to touch God's finger in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. This special collection of the artist’s renowned ceiling frescoes is reproduced in a format that allows viewers to get face-to-face with the masterpieces through 34 artfully displayed reproductions paired with an audio narrative.

'Theater of the Mind' 

WHEN: Thru Jan. 22, 2023
WHERE: York Street Yards

"Theater of the Mind" from Denver Center for the Performing Arts will take audience members through an immersive journey in a 15,000-square-foot historic warehouse within the adaptive reuse campus of  York Street Yards in the Clayton neighborhood. Audiences will explore how they perceive the world through sensory experiments that reveal the inner mysteries of the brain as they are led by a Guide whose stories are inspired by the creators' lives. It's a journey of self-reflection, discovery and imagination, inspired by and grounded in neuroscience, co-created by Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and writer Mala Gaonkar.

Disruption

WHEN: Thru Jan. 23, 2023
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

Works from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection presents about 50 artworks including paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media works, and several artworks never before displayed at the museum. This outstanding collection features many works by noted North American and international contemporary artists including Kent Monkman, Yang Shaobin, Zhang Dali, Elmgreen and Dragset, Agustina Woodgate, Glenn Ligon, and Jenny Saville.

DALÍ ALIVE

WHEN: Thru Jan. 29, 2023
WHERE: Stanley Marketplace, Aurora

Experience DALÍ ALIVE, an immersive look into Salvador Dalí's life from Grande Experiences, world leaders in multi-sensory art and culture experiences, in cooperation with The Dalí Museum. The exhibit will further redefine the way audiences connect with art and culture, engaging and inspiring guests to explore the life, art and triumphant accomplishments of Salvador Dalí. A powerful and vibrant symphony of light, color, captivating imagery, stirring soundscapes and evocative aromas take you out of your world and immerse you inside the surreal visions synonymous with the renowned artist.

The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse

WHEN: Thru Feb. 5, 2023
WHERE: MCA DENVER — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

This exhibition explores the aesthetic legacies and traditions of Black Culture in the African American South as seen through the lens of contemporary Black musical expression. Lauded by critics, it argues for the importance of the American South and Black culture as critical to our understanding of America’s past, present and future. 

You Select: A Community-Curated Exhibition

WHEN: Thru Feb. 12, 2023
WHERE: Clyfford Still Museum

In the culminating exhibition of the Clyfford Still Museum's tenth anniversary year, You Select: A Community-Curated Exhibition hands the curatorial reins to art lovers from the surrounding Denver community and beyond. This exhibit is designed to foster far-reaching engagement and appreciation of Clyfford Still’s art and artistic legacy.

Luis Barragán: A Legacy. New Works Undressing the Mexican Soul

WHEN: Thru Feb. 18, 2023
WHERE: Museo de las Americas

Museo de las Americas presents a new collective exhibition, Luis Barragán: a Legacy. New Works Undressing the Mexican Soul. Curated by Artemio García Uribe from Guadalajara, MX, this exhibition celebrates the legacy of one of the most iconic and well-known Mexican architects of the 20th century. With this exhibit, Museo de las Americas will explore how his influence has manifested in the work of five Mexican artists who will create a mosaic of interpretations of what Barragán and his works mean to them. 

Other People's Pictures

WHEN: Thru Feb. 26, 2023
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

This exhibition of more than 70 photographic works from a collection donated to the DAM in 2018 by Robert and Kerstin Adams explores the reciprocal relationships among artists and their creative exchange of objects. It also examines the themes of collecting, the pleasure of looking, and how diverse points of view interact to shape perspectives.

Memory Mirror

WHEN: Thru March 5, 2023
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

Lares Feliciano's Memory Mirror is an immersive installation that invites visitors to explore their relationship with memory through animation, dioramas and interactive storytelling. Designed to evoke the memory of a relative's living room, this exhibition will transform the museum's Precourt Family Discovery Hall into a surreal domestic den that is both familiar and fantastic.

Her Brush: Japanese Women Artists from the Fong-Johnstone Collection

WHEN: Thru May 13, 2023
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

This exhibition takes a nuanced approach to questions of artistic voice, gender and agency through more than 100 works of painting, calligraphy and ceramics from 1600s to 1900s Japan. Many of these artworks will be on view for the first time to the public. 

Return of the Corn Mothers

WHEN: Thru Sept. 30, 2023
WHERE: History Colorado Center

Return of the Corn Mothers marks a three-year effort to honor 22 new Corn Mothers in 2022. What began in 2007 with a small grant from the Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute and eight local women has now expanded to include more than 70 women. Join in the rich tradition of honoring Southwest women through this revitalized exhibit.

Tony Ortega: Chicanarte de Aztlán  

WHEN: Dec. 9, 2022–Jan. 21, 2023
WHERE: William Havu Gallery

This exhibition marks the 40th anniversary of Tony Ortega’s representation with the William Havu Gallery and will feature new pastels, paintings and prints. On the mezzanine will be new paintings by Lola Montejo.

 

Sporting Events

Denver Nuggets vs. Miami Heat

WHEN: Dec. 30, 2022; 7 p.m.
WHERE: Ball Arena

Colorado Avalanche vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2022; 5 p.m.
WHERE: Ball Arena

Denver Nuggets vs. Boston Celtics

WHEN: Jan. 1, 2023; 6 p.m.
WHERE: Ball Arena

Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights

WHEN: Jan. 2, 2023; 7 p.m.
WHERE: Ball Arena

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Nightlife

Itineraries

Spring & Summer

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Arrival date must be today or later
Departure date must be after arrival date