Check out the new McGregor Square, do yoga at sunset, or enjoy free jazz at City Park this weekend in Denver.

Denver has lots for you to do this weekend, from checking out the brand-new McGregor Square to celebrating the end of COVID with Luau, to getting garden inspiration at Denver Botanic Gardens and Park Hill. There are also concerts, comedy, and drive-in movies to entertain you this weekend in Denver.

Events in Denver on Friday, June 11

American Masters: Old and New

When: June 11
Where: Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Avenue, Englewood
Cost: $25

This beautiful evening of music pairs Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite with works by modern American composers Jessie Montgomery and Barbara Harbach. Featuring a special performance by the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance II Ensemble. 

McGregor Square Official Grand Opening

When: June 11
Where: McGregor Square, 1901 Wazee Street, Denver
Cost: Free

Fresh off of its own grand opening this spring, The Rally Hotel will help to kick off summer in the Mile High City with a grand opening celebration for McGregor Square—Lower Downtown Denver’s eagerly awaited new destination. 

Sunset Yoga Hike in the Rockies

When: June 11
Where: Corwina Park, 25280 CO-74, Morrison
Cost: $30

Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you hike to the top to practice yoga and meditation while looking at the breathtaking panoramic views and sunset. 

Events in Denver on Saturday, June 12

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

When: June 12-13
Where: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison
Cost: $80-$100

Big Head Todd and the Monsters are not that big on anniversaries, so there won’t be any big hoopla over the fact that the band is officially crossing the three-decade mark this year. 

Carabiner Comedy Show

When: June 12
Where: 14er Brewing & Beer Garden, 3120 Blake Street, Denver
Cost: $7 online; $10 door

Christie Buchele is a Denver-based comedian who has been seen on FOX's Laughs, Hidden America with Jonah Ray, Vice’s Flophouse, and NBC's 1st Look, where she helped Ben Higgins (The Bachelor: Season 20) develop a stand-up set to perform at Denver's Comedy Works!

Film on the Rocks Drive-In: The Lost Boys

When: June 12
Where: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison
Cost: $59.50 per car

These movies will be viewed from the comfort of your car in the Lower South parking lot of Red Rocks, on our state-of-the-art 55-foot LED screen. 

Luau - Coming Out of Covid

When: June 12
Where: Mile High Spirits, 2201 Lawrence Street, Denver
Cost: $39-$69

Come dressed in your craziest island attire for a Hawaiian meal, Hawaiian donuts, a coconut cup, a lei, and entertainment!

Marjorie Park Grand Re-Opening

When: June 12
Where: Marjorie Park, 6331 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village
Cost: Free with registration

Come and explore the newly renovated sculpture park with art, live DJ music, food trucks, drinks, and more! 

Events in Denver on Sunday, June 13

City Park Jazz: The Burroughs

When: June 13
Where: City Park, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver
Cost: Free

Steeped in classic soul standards and outfitted with modern flair, The Burroughs is a nine-piece band with a powerhouse sound that has been electrifying audiences across Colorado and beyond. 

Container Gardens Tour

When: June 13
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver
Cost: $16

Explore the variety of fun and unexpected container gardens at the Gardens with a docent-led tour to learn how to create your own edible, fragrant, or pollinator-attracting containers.

Park Hill Garden Walk

When: June 13
Where: Park Hill Neighborhood, Denver
Cost: $12-$18

Come explore these unique outdoor spaces, meet the gardeners, and tap into some ideas for your own garden creations.

Simphiwe Ndzube: Oracles of the Pink Universe

When: Through September 12
Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver
Cost: Varies

In the first U.S. solo museum exhibition for South African contemporary artist Simphiwe Ndzube, Oracles of the Pink Universe presents seven new immersive works exploring the interplay between magical realism and history. 

Wagyu Steak Experience

When: June 13
Where: Sullivan Scrap Kitchen, 1740 E. 17th Avenue, Denver
Cost: $200 per person

This multi-course dinner will begin with small bites crafted by the chef along with house-made sourdough and whipped culture butter, and the meal will commence with a Colorado Caesar salad with herbed yogurt, smoked trout, pumpkin seeds, and aged goat cheese followed by the main event: Wagyu beef.

Anything we missed that you're going to this weekend in Denver? Share in the comments.