7NEWS list of the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, January 29-31, 2016

DENVER - Every weekend, 7NEWS compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend.  

Thursday - Monday

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park

What: Grab your family and friends and head Downtown for some ice skating in Skyline Park.  Skate rental is $2, or bring your own pair and skate for free.

Where: Skyline Park at 16th Street and Arapahoe, Downtown Denver, Colo.

When: Daily, various times daily through Feb. 15th (Check website for details)

Admission: Free ($2 skate rental or bring your own.)

More Information: downtowndenver.com


Friday - Sunday

UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival

What: A winter bluegrass music and beer festival, because Coloradans love their music and craft beer.  Named for the Norse God of Winter, UllrGrass will celebrate wintertime in Colorado by featuring bluegrass music and local craft beer.  Music entertainment will span multiple stages in Golden throughout the weekend, including an afternoon main stage in Parfet Park which will also play host to the beer festival on Saturday.   Spend a day or spend the weekend.  Either way, you’ll agree that Coloradans knows how to have fun in the winter.

Where:  Parfet Park, 10th and Washington Avenue, Golden, Colo.  Other performance locations include The Buffalo Rose, The Golden Hotel and Mountain Toad Brewery.

When: Various performance/event times Friday – Sunday.  (Check website for details)   

Admission: Tickets range from $15-$45, depending on event; Kids under 12 years free entry to Parfet Park performances.

More Information: ullrgrass.com


Friday - Sunday

Marvel Universe LIVE!

What: Calling Marvel fans of all ages!  Watch as your favorite Marvel Super Heroes, including Spider-Man and The Avengers, come to life in what is being called the most technically advanced live show ever.   Witness cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more in this mind-blowing live entertainment show.  

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, Colo.

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: Various performance times

Admission: Tickets start at $20

More Information: altitudetickets.com


Friday – Saturday

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

What:  Mickey and Minnie host this action-packed show featuring some of your kids’ favorite Disney characters.  Filled with music, special effects and endless surprises, this show will have the entire family singing and shouting for more.

Where:  Bellco Theatre, Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colo.

When:  Friday and Saturday: Various performance times

Admission: Tickets start at $20

More Information: axs.com


Friday - Saturday

Colorado Eagles vs. Alaska Aces

What: The Colorado Eagles are back on home ice to face the Alaska Aces this Friday and Saturday night. Be a part of the action and cheer on our ECHL hometown hockey team.

Where: Budweiser Event Center, 5290 Arena Circle, Loveland, Colo.

When: Friday and Saturday: 7:05 p.m.

Admission: Tickets start at $16

More Information: coloradoeagles.com



Denver7 New Year, New You Expo

What: Join us for the 4th annual New Year, New You Expo, a free event that will provide you with the tools you need to put your best foot forward in 2016.  It’s a one-stop-shop environment where you can receive expert help, products and services to enable you to keep your New Year’s Resolutions.  Take advantage of free health screenings, learn about new beauty and fitness products, and sample delicious, healthy foods. 

Where: Colorado Mills, 15400 W. Colfax Avenue, Lakewood, Colo.

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Free 

More Information: thedenverchannel.com


Sunday - Monday

Free Day at Denver Zoo

What: Bundle up and enjoy all that the Denver Zoo has to offer, for free this Sunday, January 31st and Monday, February 1st.

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele Street, Denver, Colo.

When: Sunday and Monday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Admission: Free

More Information: denverzoo.org


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