Get ready for a jam-packed weekend, Denver!
Denver has prepared a weekend for the arts. From the multiple events that make up Denver Arts Week to stellar looks on the runway of Denver Fashion Week, to a night of musicals and theater at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, this weekend has a bit of everything for those with an artistic side. Here are 13 fun events in the Denver metro area!
Events in Denver on Friday, November 8
When: November 1–9
Where: Multiple locations, Denver
Price: Various prices
Denver Arts Week is back for another year of creativity and art, with over 300 events taking place within the city. Visit the Denver Arts Week Programs' page to check out all the events.
Courtesy of Denver Center of Performing Arts (Website)
When: November 6–17
Where: Denver Center of Performing Arts
The latest production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera returns to Denver as part of its North American Tour. Follow the journey of the musical's iconic characters as the music of Webber transports you to a different world, with songs like "Music of the Night", "All I Ask of You", and "The Point of No Return". If you can't catch the show this weekend, the production will be at the Buell Theater until November 17.
When: November 8–10
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall
Former Colorado Symphony music director Jeffrey Kahane presents a night of live music, the Mozart Symphony No. 40. The program begins with Brahms' Tragic Overture in D Minor, followed by Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 and Mozart's Symphony No. 40.
When: November 8, 7–10 p.m.
Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents a Pixar Party, for grown-ups who grew up with the iconic animated movies. The party offers an inside look at the technology and science which created the fantastic aesthetic and characters of Pixar movies. Guests are encouraged to dress as Pixar characters and play with 50 interactive elements of the temporary exhibition, The Science Behind Pixar.
When: November 8, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: Denver Zoo
The Denver Zoo celebrates National Bison Day. Discover the role of bison in their ecosystems and how people can aid in bison conservation. With the regular price of admission, you can participate in the zoo's activities, zookeeper talks, and enjoy treats from a special menu at the café in celebration of the national mammal.
Events in Denver on Saturday, November 9
When: November 9–10
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Stapleton
Rocky Mountain Con, or RMC, is a two-day event that celebrates comics, gaming, anime, and sci-fi. Fans can put on their best cosplay, geek out over comic books, attend panels, and take a stroll down the artist alley. Part of the proceeds goes to the victims of the Aurora Theater shooting.
Courtesy of Denver Fashion Week (Website)
When: November 9–17
Where: Multiple locations, Denver
Price: Multiple prices
Denver Fashion Week is back with a collection of local and national fashion designers. The nine-day event has a diverse lineup for fashionistas, including workshops, make-up and hairstyle shows, runway shows, and more.
When: November 9–10, 8 p.m.
Where: Paramount Denver
Ray LaMontagne is coming to Denver for two nights as part of his 2019 tour, Just Passing Through. Enjoy a night of folk ballads, rock, and soulful acoustic melodies as the American singer plays songs like "Trouble", "Hold You In My Arms", and "Such a Simple Thing".
When: November 9, 7–9 p.m.
Where: Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center
Su Teatro Cultural presents Una Noche de Flamenco!, an evening of authentic Gypsy flamenco music and dance. The night features the music of award-winning guitarist René Heredia accompanied by a dance performance of the Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre. Enjoy a night of Spanish guitar, colorful costumes, and the contagious sound of castanets.
Events in Denver on Sunday, November 10
When: November 10, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Where: Ophelia's, Denver
Ophelia's hosts the perfect Sunday themed brunch. In celebration of Pink Floyd's The Wall turning 40 years old, Ophelia's will be serving the works for a themed brunch honoring the band's album and film. Enjoy a sparkling glass of mimosa with your eggs benedicts while listening to the album and visuals from the film.
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When: November 10, 8 p.m.
Where: Pepsi Center
Post Malone is stopping in Denver for one night as part of his Runaway Tour. The American rapper, along with Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh, will be performing at the Pepsi Center all of his hits, including "White Iverson", "Rockstar", and "I Fall Apart".
When: November 10, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Where: The Denver Central Market
The Denver Central Markets hosts Thrift Pop-up, where you can shop items to complete your fall wardrobe. Peruse through the vintage collections, find the perfect sweater for the season, or start your Christmas shopping early.
When: November 10, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
Treat yourself to a session of self-care at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. MCA is bringing Self-Care Sundays, where every Sunday the museum's visitors can experience it differently. There will be prompts throughout the museum and will help people slow down, take in the art, and be fully present in the moment.
What are you doing this weekend? Any fun things to do in Denver this weekend that we missed on our list? Sound off in the comments below. Stay classy, Denver!