Hotel Discounts for Active Military Members at The Brown Palace

With Veterans Day coming up, people across our beautiful country are coming together to appreciate our land of the free, home of the brave—and to reflect upon the sacrifices made by our courageous service men and women. Here at The Brown Palace, our gratitude extends beyond Veterans Day. We like to show our appreciation year round by extending a special package to our heroes at home.

Whether you’re coming back from deployment and want to enjoy a romantic night with that special someone or are just looking for a fun night on the town in Denver, you can enjoy special perks and discounts when you show us your active military ID.

Package Includes:

  • 10% off room rate
  • Guaranteed upgrade to next available room category
  • 15% discount in all restaurants and spa with military ID

To book, please call 303-297-3111 or 800-321-2599.

The Brown Palace Hotel Announces 25th Annual Champagne Cascade to Celebrate Our Veterans

We are excited to host our 25th annual Champagne Cascade on Sunday, November 11th at noon. During the event, a master swordsman will use an antique Napoleonic saber to sever the bottle necks of Moet & Chandon Champagne bottles that will be poured into the uppermost glass of the two-story, 6,000-glass pyramid. In addition to kicking off the holiday season, this year’s toast will honor U.S. veterans, offering several ways for the community to thank the servicemen and women this Veteran’s Day.

The legendary event will feature live jazz music and an afternoon of entertainment in The Brown Palace’s stunning open Atrium.  The event is open to the public to watch the famous champagne pour from the balconies of floors four through seven.

For prime viewing access on the Mezzanine level and unlimited champagne, beer, wine, gourmet hors d’oeuvres and desserts, a VIP experience is available for $75 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter and the organization’s Service to the Armed Forces program.  To make reservations for VIP viewing, please call (303)294-3618 or visit www.brownpalace.com to purchase a ticket.

Joining the guests on the Mezzanine level and addressing the crowd before the pour will be the honored guest of The Brown Palace and the American Red Cross, General Victor E. Renuart Jr. General Renuart is the Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, stationed out of Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. and also acts as the Chair of the National Red Cross Service to Armed Forces Committee.

Guests joining the celebration can also express their gratitude to veterans through the Red Cross “Holiday Mail for Heroes” program. Special holiday cards will be available in the lobby of The Brown Palace throughout the event to send seasonal greetings to veterans and current members of the military serving at home and overseas.

“The brave members of our armed forces are always a focus of The Brown Palace’s community giving efforts,” said Marcel Pitton, General Manager of The Brown Palace. “The American Red Cross does amazing work for our armed forces and veterans and we’re proud to partner with them to support their Service to the Armed Forces program and give back to those who have served our country.”

The American Red Cross has provided humanitarian support to the United States military, veterans and their families under a trusted symbol for more than 130 years. Through the Service to the Armed Forces program, the Red Cross provides emergency communications, supports military and veteran health care facilities, and provides social services to more than 2 million military members – including National Guard and Reservists – 23 million veterans and their families.

“Although the Red Cross provides support and services year-round for the armed forces, veterans and their families, Veteran’s Day and the holidays provide a special time for us to join with local residents in expressing gratitude to those who have served our country,” said Gino Greco, CEO of the American Red Cross Mile High Region. “We’re so pleased to be welcomed by The Brown Palace to this premier event and to have the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ together with The Brown Palace and its guests.”

The American Red Cross provides these services through employees and volunteers who are stationed alongside the military, across the country andaround the world. Although the Red Cross provides these services as part of its Congressional Charter, the Red Cross is not a governmental agency and relies on the generosity of volunteers and donors to fulfill its mission.

Denver Nightlife: Best Places for Date Night

Typically “date night” conjures up a host of restaurant and bar options, but what to in Denver, Colorado when you want to impress your date with something out of the ordinary? We have the scoop on some unique Denver nightlife activities that are sure to land you a second date.

Indie Dinner and a Movie

The Mayan Theatre is a Denver treasure and an esoteric place to take your date to the movies. The beautiful lobbies, archways, lavish screen curtain, and richly embellished Mayan murals set a romantic tone. The cinema is located in a hip part of South Broadway near plenty of divey restaurants, bars, and ice cream shops for a treat before or after your independent film screening.

On Broadway

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts hosts a high caliber mix of Broadway shows that are sure to impress. No matter what your date’s performance genre preference is, the Company offers classics, revivals, blockbuster musicals, and cabaret productions. Make a dramatic night of it, this is Broadway after all. Dress in your finest and spoil your date with a pre-fixed dinner menu that most of the nearby restaurants offer before the theatre.

Larimer Laughs

There is no better way to break the ice on a date than laughter, especially when you aren’t responsible for producing the comedic material. Comedy Works is Denver, Colorados top stand-up comedy club and has been a date favorite for over 25 years. The club is conveniently steps from Larimer Square, so you can keep the good times rolling over cocktails at a local Denver nightlife lounge.

Graceful Evening

A date night at the Colorado Ballet will not disappoint, this company is truly exceptional. From Swan Lake to the Nutcracker, performances rotate continually and are entrancing for men and women alike. The creativity, athleticism and graceful movement are a feast for the eyes. There are plenty of Denver restaurants near the Ellie Caulkins Opera House for an elegant dessert and glass of wine after the show.

These superbly unique Denver nightlife options are sure to give “date night” a whole new meaning.

Ring in 2012 in True Brown Palace Style: Denver New Year’s Eve Events

Did you know that Denver was recently rated as one the top five places in America to spend New Year’s Eve? Well it’s true. The Mile High City will be the place to be come December 31, and there is no better way to experience that true Denver-style New Year’s celebration than with us at The Brown Palace. In honor of this evening we will be hosting an array of events and activities throughout the day on Saturday, December 31. The following is a quick breakdown of what to expect from us for this special occasion!

Entertainment. At noon you can get your day going with Afternoon Tea in our lobby atrium. After tea, the lobby atrium will be open for cocktails, appetizers and dancing to some live music. There will be a solo pianist from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and the Danny Showers Trio will finish the night off from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Ellyngton’s Moonlight Dinner Buffet. Ellyngton’s features a lavish selection of seafood, salads, carved meats, desserts and of course a midnight champagne toast. Entertainment will be provided by John Kite (3 piece band) from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. so you can dance the night away. Prices for the Moonlight Dinner Buffet start at $76.95 per person.

Palace Arms 4-Course Dinner. Experience one of Denver’s most lavish New Year’s celebrations. This 4-course dinner and champagne toast at midnight will without a doubt make this a night to remember. The Palace Arms 4-Course Dinner is $125 per person.

To learn more about the room packages available for this evening or for more information regarding the festivities call 303.297.3111 or contact us via e-mail at reservations@brownpalace.com.

Denver Weekend Entertainment at The Brown Palace

Ah, we’ve made it to Friday!  Another glorious weekend sits before us, and what better way to enjoy it than by kicking back underneath a grand atrium listening to the smooth & sultry sounds of jazz piano?  Playing classic jazz, standards, and whatever else inspires them, John Kite’s Jazz+ will be filling the lobby of The Brown Palace with sweet melodies.  Join us on Fridays and Saturdays from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. and sip wine, beer or cocktails with mouthwatering appetizers like our truffle-parmesan fries or calamari.

Afterwards, take a stroll through the lobby to Ship Tavern, where the entertainment will continue….this time, of a slightly more lively nature.  John will be keeping the songs a’playin’ and the good times rolling, as patrons can participate in an impromptu sing-a-long to favorites with a martini or signature cocktail in hand.

While Denver is a playground for those seeking entertainment on the weekends, good times can also be found without even leaving The Brown Palace.  So bring your song requests, order your favorite drink, relax and enjoy!  Happy Friday!