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. Watch the Royal Wedding on Denver7 (and 18 others places in Colorado)
What: The much-anticipated royal nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place Saturday at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Denver7 wil have full coverage of the royal wedding starting at 3 a.m. but 18 places across the state will host watch parties as well.
Where: Denver7 starting at 3 a.m.; and various locations across Colorado
When: Saturday, May 19, starting at 3 a.m.
2. Five Points Jazz Festival
What: More than 45 bands will take over the Five Points neighborhood in Denver for the Five Points Jazz Festival. Besides the music, there will be many vendors, a Family Zone, free movies at the Blair Cadwell Library as well as food vendors.
Where: 29th and Welton in Denver's Five Points neighborhood
When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 11 a.m. to at least 11 p.m.
3. TheBigWonderful at Stanley Marketplace
What: Celebrate Colorado’s eclectic side at the metro area's most original urban pop-up festival. This quarterly festival turns an otherwise vacant lot into a thriving weekend festival featuring good music, good beer and over 100 of the city’s most creative food, fashion and craft vendors.
Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St. in Aurora, Colo.
When: Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 from noon to 6 p.m.
More info: https://www.thebigwonderful.com/
4. Park Hill Arts Festival
What: Nearly 100 artists from Colorado and beyond will show their fine craft art at the Park Hill Arts Festival this Saturday. Among the art they will be showing are fine oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, and mixed media paintings - elegant bronze, stone, metal, mixed media, and luminous glass sculptures - functional stoneware, raku ceramics, inlaid wood turned bowls, and one-of-a-kind jewelry, fabulous silk.
Where: Park Hill Masonic Lodge grounds, 4819 E Montview Blvd. in Denver
When: Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More info: http://www.parkhillartfestival.com/
5. Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival
What: Erie's Historic Downtown hosts over 200 craft and food vendors; performances on stage at Coal Creek Ball Park offer a variety of entertainment by local groups, and carnival games entertain the crowds all day long during the Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival. Weather permitting, you'll still be able to catch some on Sunday.
Where: Downtown Erie, Colo.
When: Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, from 6:15 a.m. until 9:15 p.m.
6. Coors Brewery Tours
What: Coors has been making beer in Golden, Colo., since the 1870s. The brewery experience includes a 30-minute self-paced tour highlighting the malting, brewing and packaging processes.
Where: Ford Street, Golden, CO
When: Weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Weekly on Sunday from noon – 4 p.m.
More info: http://visitgolden.com/coors-brewery/
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, April 21, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More info: http://www.fourseasonsfam.com/
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