DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some fun events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area and beyond this weekend.
1. The hottest car show of 2019 is rolling into Denver this weekend
What: Car buffs, rejoice! The largest display of new cars between Chicago and Los Angeles is coming to the Mile High City this weekend. A total of 32 car lines will display more than 500 vehicles, including concept cars, the latest in luxury cars, popular “green cars,” as well as custom styling and accessories for a variety of vehicles.
Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St. in Denver.
When: Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29 from noon to 10 p.m.; Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: $14 for adults; $8 for kids ages 6-12; kids under 6 years of age get in free.
More info: https://denverautoshow.com/
2. Immerse yourself in the world of ‘Natura Obscura’
What: Ever wondered what it would be like to step into your favorite painting? This self-guided exploration takes visitors through a surrealist forest that combines art, sculpture, augmented reality and digital technologies.
Where: Museum of Outdoor Arts, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Suite 2-230 in Englewood, Colo.
When: Now through Sept. 29
Admission: Varies, click here for ticket information.
More info: https://www.naturaobscura.org/
3. Enjoy a scoop at the grand opening of The Constellation Ice Cream
What: The Little Man Ice Cream family, renowned for its innovative designs, community ties and unique flavors is flying high with its latest introduction, The Constellation Ice Cream. Drawing upon the community’s rich history of aviation as the original home to Stapleton International Airport, a first-class menu of sweet treats soars sky-high with scratch-made ice cream, sorbet, homemade waffle cones and ice cream novelties, such as the flambéed Baked Alaska ice cream cake pop and chocolate airplane toppings. Bring your luggage with you for a chance to win a free trip to New York and spend two nights at the TWA Hotel and Constellation "Connie Cocktail Lounge" in JFK.
Where: The Constellation, 10195 E. 29th Dr. in Denver.
When: Saturday, March 30 from noon to 3:30 p.m.
More info: http://www.constellationicecream.com/
4. Get inspired at the Castle Rock Home Show
What: Find fresh inspiration, helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodeling, home improvement, with more than 100 exhibitors and experts all under one roof at the Denver Home Show.
Where: Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Dr. in Castle Rock, Colo.
When: Friday, March 29 from noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, March 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More info: https://www.castlerockhomeshow.com/
5. Feel the adrenaline at the Colorado Speedskating Championships
What: It's like playing chess during cardio day. Or taking a dance lesson on a knife edge. Speedskating is the fastest you'll ever go without a machine, and the most demanding thing you'll ever take on that will keep you coming back. Because why not?
Where: World Arena Ice Hall, 3205 Venetucci Blvd. in Colorado Springs, Colo.
When: Saturday, March 30 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission: Free, unless you’re participating, in which case: Registration fees are as follows – Ages 26 and older ($55); Ages 13 through 25 ($40); 12 years and under ($30).
More info: Learn more about the Colorado Speedskating Championships here.
6. TheBigWonderful Beerfest in Winter Park
What: TheBigWonderful Beerfest is returning to Winter Park Resort on March 30, 2019. Gather your friends and kick off the TheBigWonderful Beerfest & Uphill Battle Weekend festivities with this special event featuring unlimited beer sampling, 30+ local makers, and live music from Woodshed Red and The Lil Smokies.
Where: Winter Park Resort, 85 Parsenn Rd. in Winter Park, Colo.
When: Saturday, March 30 from noon to 5 p.m
More info: Buy tickets and learn more about TheBigWonderful Beerfest in Winter Park here.
7. Learn about uphill skiing at the Aspen Ascent Experience
What: In partnership with Aspen Skiing Company, the City of Aspen and Dynafit, The Aspen Ascent Uphill Festival returns for the 3rd year in a row with gear demos, vendors and uphill clinics. The vendor village will be located at the base of Buttermilk and feature a chance for you to demo the latest uphill gear and participate in clinics.
Where: Buttermilk Mountain, 38700 CO-82 in Aspen, Colo.
When: Sunday, March 31 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
More info: https://www.aspenspecialevents.com/aspen-ascent-weekend/
Oh, hey there! We see you've made it to the bottom of the article - that's awesome! If you want to jam out to your favorite band and take in Colorado’s breathtaking views, all while standing where the dinosaurs lived millions of years ago, there's no better place to do so than Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, making it a Mile High Must.
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