The month of June is packed with a potpourri of events and activities for everyone. From summer festivals to whiskey tasting events, the summer is buzzing with the promise of fun and cherished memories.
If your summer schedule is looking a little empty, here are nine unique things you can do this June!
Denver BBQ Festival
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A summer is not complete with the attendance to at least one barbecue. The Denver BBQ Festival probably counts for six attendances. It is the perfect event for Father’s Day weekend where everyone can enjoy smokey barbecue meat, hickory barbecue sauces, cold beverages, and live music. What more could Dad want?
When: June 14-16
Where: Broncos Stadium at Mile High
World’s Biggest Bounce House
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For everyone who is a kid at heart, or for parents looking for fun children activities this summer, this Guinness World Record Bounce House is the answer. The World’s Biggest Bounce House will be inflated and ready for bouncing on June 14. The unique house is a journey in it of itself, resembling a ninja-warrior style challenge. Be sure to bring water and a lot of energy!
When: June 14-23
Where: Meridian Park, Englewood
Colorado Renaissance Festival
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The summer starts with magic and nobility with the return of the Colorado Renaissance Festival. The festival recreates the charm and vibe of jousting matches, ancient crafts, and mouthwatering banquets.
When: June 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 | July 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 | August 3-4. From 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 650 W. Perry Park Ave., Larkspur, CO 80118
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Nothing marks the beginning of summer like a music festival. For two days, the Historic Five Points Neighborhood will be buzzing with live music from the Juneteenth Parade and Festival. The festival will be headlined by Grammy Award Winner Ashanti and Ro James. For a complete list of all the music festivals coming to Colorado this summer, check out our article here.
When: June 15-16
Where: Five Points Neighborhood
Film on the Rocks
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A night at the movies just got more exciting. The Red Rocks Amphitheater recently released their complete summer movie lineup. Take a trip up to the legendary venue and kick back to see a beloved blockbuster film like Ghostbusters or Mean Girls. Check out the complete lineup.
When: June 17
Where: Red Rocks Amphitheater
Jennifer Lopez Live
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There is no better cure for mid-week blues than an electrifying concert. Jennifer Lopez will be celebrating her birthday in Denver by performing in the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, June 19. The “Jenny from the Block” singer will surely get the entire stadium dancing and jumping with her endless repertoire of hits. Tickets go fast so find yours here.
When: June 19
Where: The Pepsi Center
Unicorn Festival 2019
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Dreams do come true if you dream (and plan) long enough. Littleton will get its own dose of magic this summer with the Unicorn Festival. The event is for everyone who can’t get enough of the magical creatures and wants to see them come to life. The magic land will feature mermaids and other mythical creatures sprinkled throughout the perfectly designed fantasy festival.
When: June 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. | June 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Clement Park, 7306 W. Bowles, Littleton
Reds, Whites and Brews
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If a trip to Wine Country this summer is out of your budget, there are plenty of wine festivals coming up in Colorado. Among them is Reds Whites and Brews which will take place in Steamboat Springs. Taste a variety of wines, enjoy some live music, and learn about notes and bouquets and all the terms that will make you sound fancy.
When: June 22
Where: Steamboat Springs, various wineries and breweries
2019 Whiskey Tasting Festival
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The Whiskey Tasting Festival is for any connoisseurs who want to enjoy what 12 distilleries have to offer or for anyone who is interested but does not know where to begin. Each session will offer a set of Colorado distilled whiskeys for tasting with ample information from the whiskey experts about the distilling process and the ingredients required.
When: June 29
Where: The Ginn Mill
Which of the above events are you looking forward to this June? Any fun events that we missed? Sound off in the comments below.