DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.
1. The Color Run 5k Denver
What: BOOM! POW! WOW! The Color Run Hero Tour is stopping in the Denver metro this weekend. This year’s tour features an all-new Color Runner kit, epic course elements, and a super-charged Finish Festival, which you don’t want to miss out.
Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way, in Commerce City, Colo.
When: Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Admission: $30 and $35
More info: https://thecolorrun.com/locations/denver/
2. Kenny Chesney at Broncos Stadium at Mile High
What: One of the biggest names in country music is stopping in Denver for his Trip Around the Sun Tour. Kenny Chesney will be at the Broncos Stadium at Mile High this Saturday for one night only, so you won't want to miss this opportunity to see him live. If you're tweeting about the experience, use the hashtag #CountryMusicOnTour
Where: Broncos Stadium at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St., in Denver.
When: Saturday, June 29 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Tickets start at $59
3. America's Beer Festival
What: Are you ready to get your Red, White, and Brew on? If you love beer and love America, then there is only one place to be on Saturday June 30: America's Beer Fest! Come enjoy unlimited beer sampling, take part in the Star Spangled Beer Games, enjoy live music, and join us as we break the world record for the largest flip cup game in the world!
Where: Jefferson County Colorado Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., in Golden, Colo.
When: Saturday, June 30 from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: $55 or $85 (VIP)
4. Machine Fest
What: Like robots? How about metal music? You can celebrate both in Wellington this weeked at Machinefest. There will be live robot performances of fire breathing, metal crushing robots by Machinewerx. There will also be a live music performance by legendary machine rockers 16VOLT with musical guests Society Burning.
Where: 9633 N County Road 3, in Wellington, Colo.
5. The Book of Mormon at The Ellie Caulkins Opera House
What: One of the most highly acclaimed Broadway musicals of the decade is back in Denver due to popular demand! The musical comedy tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Uganda to spread the teachings of their religion. The play, which had its first stage performance in 2011, mocks various Mormon beliefs and practices.
Where: Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. in Denver
When: Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Admission: General admission tickets start at $35, and prices vary by date and availability.
More info: If you'd like to learn more about the musical, click here.
6. Family Day at Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
What: On the first Sunday of every month, the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys holds a Family Day for all metro area families. Exhibits include giant teddy bears, Japanese dolls, fully furnished miniature houses, miniature trains, planes and cars, a miniature circus, antique dolls and so much more.
Where: Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys, 1800 Gaylord Street in Denver
When: Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
More info: https://www.dmmdt.org/
7. Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market
What: Farmers’ Markets are generally known to be open for a very limited amount of time in the fall, but that’s not the case for Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market in Wheat Ridge, which is open year-round. Come and show for produce, honey, jams and jellies, as well as alpaca wool products, paintings, jewelry and more.
Where: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market, 7043 W. 38th Ave. in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
When: Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More info: http://www.fourseasonsfam.com/
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