BE IN THE KNOW

This is the place to get the scoop. Check out below for all the news, stories and happenings in Downtown Denver. Don’t miss a thing, check out the many events happening in the center city, whether you’re looking for free, family friendly, business networking, happy hours or information about Downtown Denver Partnership Member events, it’s all here. To learn about the signature events held every year in Downtown Denver, click here.



Events Calendar

Submit An Event

October 12, 2014 – February 8, 2015 all-day
Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art @ Denver Art Museum | Denver | Colorado | United States
Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art showcases 14 paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., by artists Henri Matisse, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Maurice de Vlaminck, Raoul…

Learn more >


Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia @ Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
October 30, 2014 – April 12, 2015 all-day
Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia @ Museum of Contemporary Art Denver | Denver | Colorado | United States
MCA Denver is proud to present the first retrospective of the work of Mark Mothersbaugh from the beginning of his career in the early 1970s through the present. Known throughout the world as a founding…

Learn more >


November 16, 2014 – March 15, 2015 all-day
Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century @ Denver Arts Museum | Denver | Colorado | United States
The DAM will host the world-exclusive exhibition of Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, featuring stunning jewelry, timepieces, and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. This exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical…

Learn more >


November 23, 2014 – May 17, 2015 all-day
William Matthews: Trespassing @ Denver Art Museum | Denver | Colorado | United States
William Matthews: Trespassing presents selected works from his early career to his most recent paintings. Matthews began working as a graphic designer, but dedicated himself to watercolor painting in 1990. The 27 artworks on view…

Learn more >


November 25, 2014 – February 16, 2015 all-day
Southwest Rink at Skyline Park
Skyline Park is the place for family fun this holiday season! Southwest Airlines and the Downtown Denver Partnership invite you to grab your loved ones and head Downtown to take advantage of the Southwest Rink…

Learn more >


December 7, 2014 – November 27, 2016 all-day
Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America @ Denver Art Museum | Denver | Colorado | United States
During the Spanish Colonial period in Latin America (1521–1850), precious gold and silver were crafted into elegant jewelry then embellished with emeralds from Colombia, coral from Mexico, and pearls from Venezuela. Wanting to demonstrate their…

Learn more >


Appoggiatura @ Denver Center for the Performing Arts
January 14, 2015 – February 22, 2015 all-day
Appoggiatura @ Denver Center for the Performing Arts | Denver | Colorado | United States
Written by three-time Pulitzer nominee James Still, Appoggiatura follows three closely related Americans, each nursing a hunger and a hard-to-heal wound, as they travel to the romantic city of Venice seeking solace. As time bends…

Learn more >


Orchid Showcase @ Denver Botanic Gardens
January 14, 2015 – February 23, 2015 all-day
Orchid Showcase @ Denver Botanic Gardens | Denver | Colorado | United States
Escape the cold winter and explore a floral wonderland in the Orangery and Marnie’s Pavilion as we present our annual Orchid Showcase. Hundreds of orchid blooms spread among our fragrant citrus collections are sure to…

Learn more >


January 22, 2015 – February 1, 2015 all-day
Art of Winter @ Denver | Colorado | United States
Now entering its 5th year, Art of Winter was originally launched as a public complement to theSnowSports Industries America (SIA) Snow Show. What began on Larimer Square as a small, two-part exhibition of independent ski…

Learn more >


Banff Mountain Film Festival @ Paramount Theatre
January 26, 2015 – January 27, 2015 all-day
Banff Mountain Film Festival @ Paramount Theatre | Denver | Colorado | United States
The Banff Centre’s Banff Mountain Film Festival, hosted by Colorado Mountain Club, is the one of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in…

Learn more >


SIA Snow Show @ Colorado Convention Center
January 29, 2015 – February 1, 2015 all-day
SIA Snow Show @ Colorado Convention Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
Member-owned, industry-inspired and dedicated exclusively to snow sports, the SIA Snow Show is the industry’s largest, global annual gathering. It’s where the most influential and visionary brands connect with leading retailers and resorts to unveil…

Learn more >


Benediction @ The Space Theatre
January 30, 2015 – March 1, 2015 all-day
Benediction @ The Space Theatre
This adaptation of Kent Haruf’s novel is a powerful drama about a community searching for meaningful connections despite separation, loneliness and the race against time on the high plains of Colorado.
Disney Junior Live @ Colorado Convention Center
January 30, 2015 – January 31, 2015 all-day
Disney Junior Live  @ Colorado Convention Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
Grab your tiaras and doubloons and join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt.
January 30, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Free Days @ Clyfford Still Museum | Denver | Colorado | United States
In appreciation of the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SFCD), and in the spirit of community engagement, the Clyfford Still Museum offers free admission on select days throughout the year.
Cinderella @ The Buell Theatre
February 3, 2015 – February 15, 2015 all-day
Cinderella @ The Buell Theatre
A contemporary and lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love — the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more — plus some surprising new twists!
February 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Free Day @ The Children's Museum of Denver | Denver | Colorado | United States
Denver families can play for free the first Tuesday of each month at the Children’s Museum of Denver from 4 – 8 p.m.
February 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Dancing With The Stars: Live! Tour @ Paramount Theatre | Denver | Colorado | United States
Colorado All State Choir Festival @ Colorado Convention Center
February 5, 2015 – February 7, 2015 all-day
Colorado All State Choir Festival @ Colorado Convention Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
Colorado All State Choir will be held Thursday February 5th through Saturday February 7th, 2015 at the BellCo Theatre (formally called the Wells Fargo Theatre), which is located in the Colorado Convention Center.
10th Annual PJ Day @ Residence Inn Denver City Center
February 5, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
10th Annual PJ Day @ Residence Inn Denver City Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
PJ Day serves as a visible reminder that everyone needs a place to sleep tonight, and wearing our pajamas to work or school on February 5, 2015, is a memorable way for us to share…

Learn more >


February 6, 2015 – February 7, 2015 all-day
DANNY ELFMAN’S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON  @ The Colorado Symphony | Denver | Colorado | United States
This brand new symphonic event features Danny Elfman’s famous film scores brought to life on stage by the orchestra, enhanced by visuals of Tim Burton’s original film sketches, drawings and story boards on the big…

Learn more >


Monster Jam 2015 @ Pepsi Center
February 6, 2015 – March 8, 2015 all-day
Monster Jam 2015 @ Pepsi Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
Monster Jam starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over…

Learn more >


Colorado Garden and Home Show @ Colorado Convention Center
February 7, 2015 – February 15, 2015 all-day
Colorado Garden and Home Show @ Colorado Convention Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event – where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and…

Learn more >


February 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
SCIENTIFIC & CULTURAL FACILITIES DISTRICT FREE DAYS @ Denver Art Museum | Denver | Colorado | United States
The museum offers free general admission on the first Saturday of the month, courtesy of Target and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
THE WAILERS PLAY LEGEND @ The Gothic Theatre
February 7, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
THE WAILERS PLAY LEGEND @ The Gothic Theatre | Englewood | Colorado | United States
The reggae band The Wailers have announced new U.S. tour dates to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of their acclaimed album Legend, the rerelease of which just charted in the top 5 on…

Learn more >


The Animated Orchestra @ Boettcher Concert Hall
February 8, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
The Animated Orchestra @ Boettcher Concert Hall | Denver | Colorado | United States
The Colorado Symphony and the Denver Young Artists Orchestra come to life in a program featuring composer Gregory Smith’s newest work, The Animated Orchestra. This exciting program features a narrator and engages the audience in…

Learn more >


Billy Idol @ Paramount Theatre
February 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Billy Idol @ Paramount Theatre | Denver | Colorado | United States
Cult Following @ The Jones
February 13, 2015 – May 8, 2015 all-day
Cult Following @ The Jones
Off-Center’s signature night of unrehearsed, unscripted theatre featuring the fast-talking and quick-thinking talents of some of Denver’s best improv performers.
PUCCINI’S TOSCA @ Boettcher Concert Hall
February 13, 2015 – February 15, 2015 all-day
PUCCINI'S TOSCA @ Boettcher Concert Hall | Denver | Colorado | United States
Music Director Andrew Litton returns to the podium for one of the best-known operas ever written. With a cast led by renowned soprano Takesha Meshé Kizart this performance is semi-staged with minimal set and props.…

Learn more >


Starquest International Dance Competition @ Colorado Convention Center
February 13, 2015 all-day
Starquest International Dance Competition  @ Colorado Convention Center | Denver | Colorado | United States
StarQuest International is consistently exceeding expectations and creating new standards while competitors scramble to keep pace. Broadway caliber performances, extraordinary production values and on-time performances in a friendly atmosphere are the hallmarks of a StarQuest…

Learn more >


February 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
See Jane Sing (with Jane Lynch) @ The Ellie
Audiences should prepare for a side-splitting evening of musical comedy, with more than a dash of wit as Jane Lynch explores her love of the beauty and absurdity of the American standard and show tune.