Welcome the First Day of Summer in Denver

Patience pays off in late June when the first day of summer finally arrives on June 20, bringing gorgeous weather and ongoing events to the Mile High City and surrounding areas. Travel back in time with the help of the Shakespeare Festival, running June 3-August 7 at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Or head over to the Renaissance Festival June 11-August 7 for full-armor jousting, delicious turkey legs, live music and a marketplace featuring more than 200 artisans.

Other weekend festivals include the Westword Music Showcase on June 25, Denver’s biggest one-day festival at the Golden Triangle Museum District, and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival July 2-4, an award-winning celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts.

Summer is also a perfect time to celebrate diversity and culture, with events like the Irish Festival July 8-10 at Clement Park, the Black Arts Festival July 8-10 at City Park West or the Dragon Boat Festival July 30-31 at Sloan’s Lake Park. Or be immersed in the traditions, creativity and local culture of Coloradoans at the renowned Denver County Fair July 29-31 at the National Western Complex.

There’s no better place to celebrate summer than The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, located in Denver’s bustling city center within easy access of area events. Consider booking one of our Signature Inclusive rooms featuring modern design and décor touches and such amenities as a daily $50 dining credit to be used at any of our 6 dining venues, complimentary valet parking ($45 value), a day pass to the Denver Athletic Club ($20 value), free Wi-Fi, courtesy town car for downtown travel (based on availability) and more.

Summer will be here before you know it. Are you ready? Book your stay today.

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