7NEWS list of the 7 best things to do in Denver during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, May 23-26

DENVER - 7 best things to do in Denver during the weekend, May 16-18, 2014

Every weekend, 7NEWS compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy.  Here are our picks of the 7 Best Things To Do in Denver this weekend.


Live Music on the Patio

What: The outdoor summer music series kicks off with the rhythm and blues sounds of the Yellow Dog Blues Band. Unwind from the week every Friday this summer, and enjoy live, local bands on the patio, as well as food and beverage specials from the Lone Tree Grill.  

Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel, 9808 Sunningdale Boulevard, Lone Tree, Colo.

When: Friday: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://sspr.org/


Art Wine Denver

What: Start the weekend off by creating a masterpiece while sipping on some wine.

Where: Sipping N' Painting Hampden, 6300 East Hampden Ave., Denver

When: Friday: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Admission: $40

More Information: http://www.denver.org/includes/calendar-of-events/Art-Wine-Denver/20656/


Friday and Saturday

Denver Day of Rock Concert

What: Denver Day of Rock is a free one-of-a-kind music event presented by Concerts For Kids to raise awareness of the children in our community. This free event will feature five stages of live music throughout downtown Denver.

Where: Skyline Park, 16th and Arapahoe Street, Denver and 16th Street Mall

When: Friday: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://denverdayofrock.com/



Memorial Day Family Event - Saturday

What: Come to this free family-friendly event as the Summer Safety Program will have popcorn, snow cones and cotton candy.

Where: Fairmount Cemetery, 430 South Quebec Street, Denver 

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.denver.org/includes/calendar-of-events/Free-Family-Memorial-Day-Event/21162/


Denver Flea

What: Welcome thousands to City Park to experience a hand-picked selection of local artisans, designers, and makers, along with vendors of vintage items, repurposed furniture and other curiosities.

Where: City Park, 17th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Denver

When: Saturday: 2 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.denverflea.com/


Memorial Day

Bolder Boulder 10K Run

What: The BolderBOULDER, named America's All-Time Best 10K by Runner's World, is the 4th largest running race in the US and the 7th largest in the world. The race attracts over 50,000 runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchair racers, and draws professional athletes from around the world. The race starts at 30th and Walnut and winds through Boulder neighborhoods. The race finishes at the University of Colorado's Folsom Field and attracts over 100,000 spectators.

Where: Boulder, Colo.

When: Monday: Race waves start at 7 a.m.

Admission: Register here: http://www.bolderboulder.com/Page/Find/Online

More Information: http://www.bolderboulder.com/



What a better way of finishing up running the Bolder Boulder, than by replenishing your body with some great food? Celebrate the completion of the race with live music featuring Boulder’s own Flynn & Co.

Where: Millennium Harvest House, 1345 28th Street, Boulder, Colo.

When: Monday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: http://www.millenniumhotels.com/usa/millenniumboulder/attractions-and-events/events/bashbash-millenniumharvesthouse.html


If you have a future event that you want featured in our 7 Best Things To Do This Weekend article, send an email to justin.adams@kmgh.com.

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