It’s that time of year again and summer in Colorado is just right around the corner. Memorial Day Weekend is almost here, but before you fire up your BBQ with friends and family make sure to check out these Denver area Memorial Day events:
Veterans Memorial Day Tribute:
May 27: POF Hall
Honoring veterans is the most important part of Memorial Day. The tribute will honor Colorado’s fallen heroes and military sacrifice of all soldiers. The event will have name readings, biographies and stories of soldiers, music, and the Wreath Remembrance ceremony. This touching event is free and open to the public.
May 27: Springhill Community Park, Aurora
Commemoration to soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice, the concert will feature The Denver Brass, Legacy, USAF, Honor Guard, and Celtic Colorado Pipe and Drums. The remembrance concert will have a military ceremony honoring those who have served, with inspirational stories in front of the Colorado Freedom Memorial.
Denver Day of Rock:
16th Street Mall
May 27: All day
Five stages along the 16th Street Mall will be filled with local artists performing for this one-day rock festival. The festival brings together Denver communities with performances for all ages. Proceeds for the event will benefit Amp the Cause, a nonprofit designed to improve the lives of children by bringing communities together.
Denver Arts Week - Stapleton Conservatory Green:
May 27-28: Saturday: 10-6pm Sunday 10-5pm
Over 100 of Colorado’s best artists and a select group of national artists will showcase visual artists. The goal is to promote artists that call Colorado home and inspire them by nationally recognized artists. There will be live performances from Dotsero and The Wendy Woo Band. Kids will have the opportunity to create their own artwork at the mini painting party.
Water World Opening Day:
8801 N Pecos St, Federal Heights, CO 80260
Enjoy the warm weather with opening day at Waterworld, Colorado’s biggest outdoor water amusement park. With more tube rides than any other amusement park in America, Waterworld is rated as one of the top ten water parks by the Water Channel.
Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Fri, 5/26 @ 6:40p
Sat, 5/27 @ 7:10p
Sun, 5/28 @ 1:10p
Join Colorado’s own Colorado Rockies vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. This family friendly baseball game is sure to be an exciting event.
Buy tickets here
Boulder Creek Festival:
Downtown Boulder along Boulder Creek
May 27- 29: Fri 10am-7pm
Kickoff your summer out of the busy city at Boulder Creek. The three day festival will have over 500 vendors featuring community arts and crafts, healthy food choices, and music. There will also be a carnival rides for the kids and a beer garden for adults.