We’ve got dinosaurs, Blake Shelton, SpongeBob SquarePants, dance parties, and more all going on in the Mile High City this weekend!
*Updated on March 13, 2020, at 10:38 a.m.:
This weekend kicks off Spring Break for some school districts in the area, so there's plenty of reason to celebrate. We’ve got great concerts, we’ve got dinosaurs, and we’ve got dancing all weekend long! Here’s our roundup of things to do in Denver this weekend.
A quick note, please double-check the following events before you head out. At the time of this writing, all these events are still on schedule to happen, however, things can change quickly as we learn of Coronavirus-related cancellations of events.
Events in Denver on Friday, March 13
Courtesy of Ticketmaster
When: March 13, 7:30 and 10 p.m.
Where: Bellco Theatre
Stand-up comedian Iliza Schlesinger is bringing her Forever Tour to the Bellco Theatre for two shows! Grab your fellow she-dragons and get ready for a night of laughs.
**This has since been postponed to August 2021.
When: March 13, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas Street
Price: Free to dance!
This sounds like the perfect way to celebrate Friday the 13th. Bring everyone from the baby to Grandpa to boogie the night away. There will be music courtesy of the all-vinyl local DJ group the Something Vinyl Club, and plenty of food and drink available from Stanley Marketplace favorites.
When: March 13–14
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall
Price: Starts at $15
Listen to the music of one of the world’s all-time favorite supergroups played by rock artist Mig Ayesa and his band who collaborate with the Colorado Symphony for this night celebrating the classic music from Queen’s many hit albums.
Events in Denver on Saturday, March 14
When: March 14–15
Where: Denver Mart and Expo Center
Price: Varies, $23+ for adults
This is the ultimate event for dinosaur lovers. The one-of-a-kind exhibit features life-sized moving dinosaurs, including the Velociraptor, Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and more. Fossil crafting, obstacle courses, Jurassic Jeeps, live entertainment, walking dinosaur show, and even baby dinosaurs will be around all day to meet and greet explorers.
Courtesy of Blake Shelton (Facebook)
When: March 14
Where: Pepsi Center
Blake Shelton will take the stage here in Denver and it is sure to be a fun show. With this playful attitude and rock and roll honky-tonk sound Shelton delights fans every time he takes the stage. He will have plenty of famous friends to help him out with the Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson, and Trace Adkins are scheduled to appear. Who knows we may just catch a glimpse of Miss Gwen cheering him on in the wings?
**This has since been postponed to Spring 2021.
When: March 14 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Where: Buell Theatre
The family-friendly Broadway musical has been called brilliant as the beloved character of SpongeBob and his friends must save Bikini Bottom from catastrophe. A powerful story of friendship, cooperation, humor, heart, and unity, the story celebrates inclusion and the power of optimism. The show just started this week and plays through March 22, and there are shows all weekend!
When: March 14 at 8 a.m.
Where: City Park
Lads and lassies can get out for fresh air, a run, and some serious fun in the name of St. Parick! There are also several St. Patrick’s Day running events around town this weekend, so if you want to get your run on, check out our article about it right here!
Events in Denver Sunday, March 15
Courtesy of the Colorado Avalanche (Facebook)
When: March 15
Where: Pepsi Center
The Avalanche take on the Las Vegas Golden Knights in a daytime game. Food, family, and of course, our favorite NHL Team!
Let us know of any can’t-miss events we should know about in the comments! Whatever you do this weekend, we hope you have a great time and enjoy living your best life in the Mile High City.