Extend Your Stay in Denver
There’s always a lot going on in The Mile High City. Extend your stay and check out museum exhibitions, cultural events and exciting day trips. Here’s a sampling to get you going.
Blockbuster Museum Exhibitions
Alexander Calder was one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th century. View his bold, energetic sculptures among the changing landscapes at Denver Botanic Gardens.
Be wowed by a myth-busting exhibition that highlights a supernatural world inhabited by gods and giants.
See a masterful paring of world-class art and unique artifacts that tell the story of the American West.
Experience contemporary life in the American West through the eyes of 13 Latino artists.
Marvel over nature’s complexities, from the biology of giraffes to what it’s like to fly.
Explore the Western genre through fine art, film and pop culture.
See an Italian masterwork discovered in Denver Art Museum’s archives. The museum spent a year restoring it.
Other Events to check out:
Jack Johnson at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre (July 13 & 14)
Bastille Day 2017 (July 14)
Brad Paisley at the Pepsi Center (July 15)
LoHi Musical Festival 2017 (July 15)
City Park Jazz (July 16)
See VISIT DENVER’s events calendar, Denver 365, for more events and activities.
Attractions & Day trips Near Denver
Denver is full of hidden gems like the Molly Brown House Museum, chronicling the life and times of Titanic survivor, Molly Brown, and the Black American West Museum, located in the former home of Colorado’s first black woman doctor.
The Mile High City is also close to major attractions like Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, the Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave, and Rocky Mountain National Park, offering stimulating day trips. Or take a drive up the Mount Evans Scenic Byway, the highest paved road in North America.