Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have sacrificed all while fighting for our country. And as the unofficial start of the summer season, it’s also a time to celebrate with friends and family. Spend Memorial Day weekend in Denver and enjoy opportunities for both remembrance and revelry.
Veterans Memorial Day Tribute
The annual Veterans Memorial Day Tribute at POF Hall is a free, family-friendly event that honors veterans and military sacrifice from all wars. The morning will feature inspirational music, a Reading of Names, the US Navy Bell Toll, a Remembrance Wreath laying, and a presentation of signature Tribute banners and Pins to Gold Star families.
May 26, 2018
1340 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203
Denver Day of Rock
Now in its tenth year, the Denver Day of Rock is a free, all ages music event presented by Amp the Cause, a local non-profit organization. The day will include more than two dozen rock concerts across five stages at the 16th Street pedestrian mall. In addition to live music, this outdoor festival will also feature food truck and beer garden vendors.
May 26, 2018
16th Street Mall – Pedestrian Mall
Denver Arts Festival
The Denver Arts Festival is a fine arts and fine crafts event that showcases the work of Colorado artists, as well as a select group of national artists. Held at Stapleton’s Conservatory Green neighborhood, this festival will include a wine and beer garden, live music, an interactive kids art zone, and more.
May 26–27, 2018
Stapleton’s Conservatory Green
Colorado Rockies at Coors Field
MLB fans can head to Coors Field in Downtown Denver, where the Colorado Rockies will host back-to-back three-game series during Memorial Day weekend. The Rockies will first face the Cincinnati Reds before taking on the San Francisco Giants. Grab some popcorn, take a seat in the stands, and soak up the classic ballpark atmosphere.
May 25–30, 2018
2001 Blake Street, Denver, CO 80205
Water World Opening Weekend
Offering more than 65 aquatic attractions, the Water World park in Denver is set to open for the season on May 26. Take the family and discover over 70 acres of fun, including a water coaster, a wave pool, white-water rapids, and more. Admission is $41.99 for adults and $36.99 for children; parking is free.
May 26, 2018
8801 N. Pecos Street, Denver, CO 80260
Stay downtown at The Brown Palace and enjoy easy access to the best Memorial Day weekend events in Denver.