Celebrate Valentine's Day (or not) with these unique events happening in Denver over the weekend.
Whether you're looking for a unique date idea for Valentine's Day, or you're single and can't stand the holiday, here are 10 fun events you should check out in Denver this weekend.
Events in Denver on Friday, February 14
When: February 14, 7–11 p.m.
Where: Lumber Baron Inn & Gardens
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a witchy twist. Lumber Baron Inn & Gardens hosts Valloween, a blend between Valentine's Day and Halloween. Dress up, or wear a costume, and explore the unique mansion as you enjoy tasty bites, dancing, and a costume contest.
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When: February 14, 6–8 p.m.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
MCA Denver presents the Valentine's Day edition of B-Side Music, an event where you can discover new music and bands. Swing by the museum for an intimate concert featuring the local band Bluebook, with an opening act by Joe Sampson.
When: February 14, 5–11:59 p.m.
Where: Tennyson St., Denver
If you find yourself on Valentine's Day without a date or a plan, head over to Tennyson for the first-ever Single Mingle Tennyson Crawl. The event crawl includes 11 bars, restaurants, and local shops offering special discounts. Enjoy drinks or a meal at a discount and reenergize for a shopping spree.
When: February 14, 7 p.m.–2 a.m.
Where: ROLL, 1399 35th St., Denver
The event features a night of rollerblading under the neon lights accompanied by dancing tracks from DJ T and karaoke. Put on your best neon-colored outfits and lace up your skates for a night of rollerblading and dancing under blacklights.
Events in Denver on Saturday, February 15
When: February 15, 10 p.m.–2 a.m.
Where: The Storeroom
Let your freak flag fly during A Freaky Flurry Fashion Show. The event features an interactive fashion show by Heady Bauer, live music at Vine Street Pub, and more. Add some flair to your Saturday night and enjoy a night of eclectic fashion, artistic expression, and live performances.
When: February 15, 7–11 p.m.
Where: Spectra Art Space
The latest exhibition, Plantopia, showcases the works of over 40 artists, with the theme centering on the blend of art and nature. Meet the artists, and enjoy music and drinks as you browse the work inspired by nature.
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When: February 15, 12:30–7:30 p.m.
Where: Runway 35
The Grilled Cheese and Beer Fest is coming to Denver so you can enjoy a variety of cheesy bites accompanied by draft beer. Local chefs and participating restaurants conjure up gooey, cheesy samples that accentuate the versatility of cheese. You can wash down the food with a selection of beers from local breweries.
Events in Denver on Sunday, February 16
When: February 16, 2–5 p.m.
Where: Black Sky Brewery
Shop from more than 10 heavy metal-themed vendors, including Dark Arts of Dan Moran and Skull Cult. Enjoy a hardcore shopping spree to some heavy metal tracks and grab a pint from Black Sky Brewery as you peruse the market.
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When: February 16, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Where: Mezcal-Colfax, 3230 E. Colfax Ave., Denver
The event features a classic brunch selection, $6 mimosas, and 1$10 huevos rancheros. Enjoy a scrumptious meal accompanied by a full-bodied soundtrack provided by Wesley of Denver Vintage Reggae. Expect some lowrider oldies, reggae, Latin, and soul, all in vinyl.
When: February 16, 12–5 p.m.
If you have an interest in 18th Century fashion or you have an unfinished project, the workshop is the perfect event to get started. Bring the fabric you wish to use and ask for advice and instructions. The event is free but space is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible.
What are you doing this Valentine's Day weekend in Denver? Any fun things to do that we missed on our list? Sound off in the comments below.