7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, March 2-4, 2018

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. Hollywood’s Biggest Night with Denver7

What: Sunday, March 4th is the biggest night for the movies! What better way to be a part of the action on the big screen than to join Denver7 at the Alamo Drafthouse. Dress your Hollywood best (formal evening wear suggested)! Arrive around 5 p.m. in BarFly for your very own red carpet, paparazzi, and more before we open the doors for food, drinks and fun for everyone. Can't make it? Denver7 will be broadcasting the 90th Academy Awards from  starting at 4:30 p.m. MST. 

Your ticket includes a glass of champagne (or sparkling cider) and a donation to the Denver Actors Fund!

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Sloans Lake, 4255 W Colfax Ave. in Denver.

When: Sunday, March 4. Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Admission: $20

More info: https://drafthouse.com/denver/tickets/hollywoods-biggest-night-with-denver-7/0402/12704/showtimes

2. RV Sports Show comes to Denver

What: The Colorado RV, Sports & Travel Show is the largest outdoor recreation show in the region and includes Colorado’s largest display of RVs, outdoor products, accessories, vacation spots, fun daily seminars, and much more.

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St, in Denver, Colo.

When: Friday: Noon – 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm 

Admission: Adults: $12.00
Kids 12 and under: FREE 
Good Sam Club Members: $6.00

More info: https://nationalwesterncomplex.com/event/62nd-annual-colorado-rv-sports-boat-travel-show-copy/

3. Mile High Beer Fest 

What: Situated in the heart of the River North (RiNo) neighborhood of Denver, the Mile High Beer Festival celebrates Colorado craft brews on a local scale that’s laid-back and easy-going! Cheers to THAT!

Where: 1717 E 39th Ave, in Denver, Colo.

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Session 1 – 1pm-4pm (VIP at 12 p.m.)
Session 2 – 6pm-9pm (VIP at 5 p.m.)

Admission: $45 - $75

More info: http://milehighbeerfestival.com/

4. Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

What: Turn Boulder into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. 

Where: Boulder Central Park, 1200 Canyon Boulevard in Boulder, Colo. 

When: Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 starting at 10 a.m.

Admission: Varies between $9.00 to $20.00; Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people.

More info: http://www.urbanadventurequest.com/

5. Free Day at the Denver Art Museum

What: Enjoy free admission to the Denver Art Museum.  Note that special exhibitions will require a ticketed admission.

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, Colo.

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Admission: Free

More info: denverartmuseum.org

6. United States Navy Concert Band

What: The United States Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, is performing their wide array of patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire in Greeley this weekend.

Where: Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. in Greeley, Colo. 

When: Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m.

Admission: Free

More info: http://ucstars.com/event/navy-concert-band/?instance_id=1432

7. Colorado Garden and Home Show

What: Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event at the Colorado Convention Center– where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14 Street in Denver, Colo.

When: February 24 through March 4; Hours vary

Admission: Adults get in for $12, children 12 and under get in the door for $10

More info: http://coloradogardenfoundation.org/colorado-garden-home-show


Have an event you’d like for us to tell viewers about? Send an email to oscar.contreras@kmgh.com so he can put your event on the list.

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