Labor Day Weekend in Denver

This coming weekend, enjoy some of the best Denver has to offer:

1. Treat Yourself At A Taste Of Colorado
When: Aug. 31 – Sept. 3
Where: Civic Center Park

More than 500,000 people make this free, four-day festival the focus of their Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy the offerings of more than 50 area restaurants and food trucks. Rock out to live music from 90s alt-rock favorites The Spin Doctors (Sept. 1) and many more. Bring the kids to the KidzStage, featuring magic, clowns and puppets. Ride some classic carnival rides all weekend long.

2. Get the Blues (the Good Kind) With Buddy Guy
When: Sept. 1
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street

Still going strong at age 75, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy was a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Catch him in the unparalleled outdoor setting of the Denver Botanic Gardens.

3. Sing Along – If You Dare – With The Book of Mormon
When: Aug. 14 – Sept. 2
Where: Ellie Caulkin Opera House, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

The New York Times says, “It’s the best musical of this century.” The Book of Mormon is the irreverent Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators – and Colorado natives – Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Don’t miss the Denver debut!

4. Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres
When: Aug. 31 – Sept. 2
Aug 31 @ 6:40PM
Sep 1 @ 6:10PM
Sep 2 @ 1:10PM
Where: Coors Field

The Labor Day Weekend series marks the beginning of the last month of baseball at Downtown Denver’s classic ballpark, Coors Field for the season.

5. Mile High Showdown
When: Sep. 1 @ 2PM
Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High

The Colorado State Rams face off against the University of Colorado Buffaloes this weekend to open the college football season with the best in-state rivalry.