Explore art in the street, listen to live music in the park, and enjoy local drinks and food this weekend in Denver.

Friday, May 31

Colorado Rockies vs. Toronto Blue Jays

When: May 31 - June 2
Where: Coors Field

Enjoy the warm Colorado weather as you watch our boys in purple take on the Blue Jays!

Denver Pop Culture Con

When: May 31 - June 2
Where: Colorado Convention Center

Put on a costume, meet your favorite artists and authors, shop fan favorites, attend workshops, and more at this annual convention formerly known as Denver Comic Con. Check out our guide for Denver Pop Culture Con for more information!

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Wild Gypsy Woods

When: May 31 - June 2
Where: Thunder Valley Motorcross

This action-packed weekend is a women's riding event with live performances, races, giveaways, and more.

Various Farmers' Markets

When: May 31 - June 2
Where: Multiple Locations

Nothing says summer quite like farmers' markets. They're the perfect weekend activity to get out and support local businesses, all while picking up some fresh, organic food! Check out our full list of dates for farmers' markets across Colorado.

Mugs and Mollusks

When: May 31
Where: Crazy Mountain Brewery

The Shuck Brothers have teamed up with The Denver Taproom for an all-out oyster party! Enjoy a pint (or two) and try a variety of oysters. But make sure you stop by in time because they'll be serving them from 4 p.m. up until they're gone! Don't miss out.

Untitled Final Fridays

When: May 31
Where: Denver Art Museum

This month's program will feature artist Kenzie Sitterud with the theme "Sit. Stand. Play." You'll be able to catch viewings of short films, build collaborative sculptures, and more.

46th Birthday Bash

When: May 31
Where: Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

This Treasure Island-inspired annual fundraiser will feature an open bar, raffles, auctions, and more. 


When: Through June 9
Where: Buell Theatre

Drop into the Land of Oz and see Wicked as it returns to The Buell Theatre this month! Also, you could win $25 orchestra seats to see the Broadway smash hit while it's in Denver! Click here to learn more about the Wicked ticket lottery.

Saturday, June 1

303 Cocktails

When: June 1
Where: Lakewood Heritage Center

With more than 35 distilleries represented, you're sure to find a new favorite drink at this tasting event. Plus, enjoy food trucks, DJ performances, and shopping. 

Whiskey + Doughnuts

When: June 1
Where: Number 38

Fan of whiskey? Doughnuts? Both? Then the 7th annual Whiskey Throwdown and Doughnut Showdown is the event for you! Oh, and did we mention that the proceeds made will benefit Minds Matter of Denver, a local non-profit dedicated to helping high school students from low-income families prepare for college.

Youth on Record 5th Annual Block Party

When: June 1
Where: Youth on Record

Enjoy live music from Youth on Record participants and local bands, crafts, activities, and more while you support the organization's music education efforts. 

Bluegrass Bash

When: June 1
Where: Denver Field House

Dance all night to live music at this event supporting conservation and preservation efforts. 

Denver Chalk Art Festival

When: June 1
Where: Larimer Square

This annual street-painting festival is not to be missed. Watch chalk artists from around the world transform Larimer street into an art museum. Learn more about the Denver Chalk Art Festival here!

Food Truck Rally

When: June 1
Where: Five Points

Chow down on delicious food and hear live music during the latest installment in this series of traveling block parties. 

Sunday, June 2

City Park Jazz

When: June 2 - Aug. 4
Where: City Park

Kick off the summer with the first in a series of 10 free jazz concerts in City Park. For more music festivals happening this summer, check out our guide!

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Denver Museum of Nature and Science Free Day

When: June 2
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Enjoy free admission to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on select days. Make sure you view our list of 2019 free-admission days happening at other museums and more!

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