Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, watch the Kentucky Derby, or take a walk in the park with your pup this weekend.

Friday, May 3

First Friday Art Walk

When: Monthly
Where: Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe

See hundreds of artists along with live entertainment, food, and beverages on the first Friday of every month!

Music and Margs

When: May 3
Where: Howl at the Moon

Start margarita season off right with live music and plenty of booze! Cheers.

Saturday, May 4

The Original Denver Derby Party

When: May 4
Where: DCPA

The Original Denver Derby Party, now in its 18th year, is the biggest of its kind outside Kentucky. Held annually on the first Saturday in May it has become a Colorado tradition. And 100 percent of all proceeds will benefit the Sean Ranch Lough-Foundation.

woman in derby hat

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Denver Art Museum Free First Saturday

When: May 4
Where: Denver Art Museum

Enjoy free admission on the first Saturday of every month at the Denver Art Museum. Check out the full list of free-admission days at Colorado museums for 2019.

Cartoons and Cannabis Cereal Jam

When: May 4
Where: Dean Ween's Honey Pot Lounge

Chow down on sugary cereals while you enjoy an impressive cartoon lineup. 

Cinco de Mayo Festival

When: May 4-5
Where: Civic Center Park

Join more than 400,000 expected attendees for food and fun at this family-friendly festival. 

Denver Derby Day

When: May 4
Where: The Four Seasons Hotel

Enjoy an elegant viewing party from the rooftop pool terrace at the Four Seasons Hotel. Don't forget to dress up!

Furry Scurry

When: May 4
Where: Washington Park

Bring your pup for a two-mile walk or run around Wash Park while you enjoy food trucks, dog demonstrations, shopping, and more. 

Puppies and Pilates

When: May 4
Where: Lakewood Heritage Center

Leave your dog at home and come hang out with the pups of Big Bones Canine Rescue while you enjoy a free pilates class.

Star Wars Day Celebrations

When: May 4
Where: Various Locations

Calling all Star Wars nerds! There are several fun events to celebrate the best day of the year: May the Fourth, aka Star Wars Day! Check out our full list of fun events here.

Sunday, May 5

Autism Speaks Walk

When: May 5
Where: Infinity Park Event Center

Join a team or start a team for this fundraising event to raise money for Autism Speaks. 

What are your plans for the weekend? Did we miss anything on our list? Let us know in the comments.