Things to do in Colorado


Looking for something to do to occupy your nights this week? Or this weekend perhaps? Here is this week’s list of happenings and things to do through out Colorado.

Wednesday, Aug. 31-

60 Minutes in Space @ Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Price: FREE

No tickets required, first come, first serve basis.

Do you enjoy learning about astrology and space? In this sixty-minute film, you can learn more about the Milky Way Galaxy, and the new developments in spacial technology, including the Mars Exbhition. This imax experience is completely free,  but seating is on a first come, first served basis. The film starts at 7 P.M. More information can be found here.


Thursday, Sept. 1-

Foodies Festival

Price: FREE

No tickets required.

Being a teenager, you are drawn to food at first sight. You’re always hungry, and willing to eat almost anything that is in a 3-mile radius of you. At the Foodies Festival, there are all different kinds of food for you to try and eat. Maybe you’ll even discover your new favorite food. While trying new foods, you also can enjoy various fine arts, live music, arts and crafts, and many family-friendly activities. More information can be found here.

Opening Night of the 13th Floor Haunted House

Price: $19.99

Tickets can be purchased here.

Although Halloween is still over a month away, there’s nothing wrong with getting your scare on a little early—especially if you like horror, gore, and fear. The 13th Floor Haunted House has many surprises lurking around each corner to keep you on the tips of your toes.


Friday, Sept. 2-

A Taste of Colorado @ Civic Center Park

Price: FREE

No tickets required.

Enjoy food, live music and being outdoors with the fellow people of Colorado? At A Taste of Colorado in Civic Center Park, you can experience all three simultaneously. With various different musical groups and food trucks to choose from, you can’t go wrong with a Taste of Colorado.

Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks @ Coors Field

Price: Tickets range from $4-$100

Tickets can be purchased here.

Going to a Rockies game can be fun for all of the family. The game begins at 6:40 p.m. at Coors Field. Ticket prices range from $4 (rock pile seats) to $100.

The Rocky Mountain Showdown @ Sports Authority Field

Price: Tickets range from $25-$110

Tickets can be purchased here.

Whether you are a Colorado State University fan, or a University of Colorado fan, come to cheer on and support your favorite team this Friday, Sept. 2, at the Rocky Mountain Showdown at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Though tickets for this event are a little pricey, it is definitely worth the money. Ticket prices range from $25 to $11o.


Saturday, Sept. 3-

The 29th Annual Great Rubber Duck Race

Price: FREE (Unless you want to adopt a duck to race)

No tickets required, you can adopt a duck to race here.

Love rubber ducks? Or just enjoy competitive nature? Then this event is fun for the whole family! Come out to the 29th Annual Great Rubber Duck Race in Breckenridge. Here you can choose from a wide selection of ducks to race, or simply just visit to watch others race. Admission is free, and all duck race proceeds go to support the Summit Foundation for local grant and scholarship programs for youth and young adults in need. More information, including the address, can be found here.

Denver Art Museum Free General Admission Day

Price: FREE

No tickets required.

Whether you’ve been to the Denver Art Museum a thousand times, or just once, free general admission day is a great excuse to get out of the house, and go to the art museum. The art museum is always changing their exhibits, so this makes for a even more interesting experience for its patrons. After visiting the art museum, maybe take a walk downtown and enjoy some ice cream with family and friends.


Monday, Sept. 5 (Labor Day)-

Louisville Art Association 31st Annual National Fine Art Show & Sale

Price: FREE

No tickets required.

Colorado Women in Abstraction

Price: FREE

No tickets required.

At this event, you can experience art that can be interpreted in anyway that you like. This event highlights women from Colorado that were key figures in the abstract movement. More information can be found here.

Other Things Happening This Week-

Colorado State Fair

Price: Roughly $15-$20

Tickets can be purchased here.

The Colorado State Fair is fun for all. There are stock shows, sea lions, live performances, and even an amusement park for you to enjoy when you visit the state fair. The fair will be open through Monday, Sept. 5, 2016.


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