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7 Fun Things To Do This Weekend In Denver

Posted on March 16, 2019 by Kirsten Hamling.

DENVER EVENTS & THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

Here are some top Denver things to do this weekend, March 16-17. Don’t miss one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parades  in the country. Plus, get a taste of unique craft beers at Collaboration Fest  and more!

Join one of Colorado’s largest celebrations in Downtown Denver. Celebrate community and culture with family and friends, because everybody can be a little Irish for the parade!

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Weekend

When: March 15 – 17

Where: ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: ViewHouse Ballparks hosts a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Weekend. The three-day event features food and drink specials, giveaways, live entertainment and more. Kick it off on Friday by dining on brunch and jamming out to a DJ with shamrock vibes. On Saturday you can watch the parade and sip on specials and on Sunday you can celebrate the Irish holiday with a green juice chugging contest.

The Funk Soul Disco

When: March 15, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: The Monkey Barrel, 4401 Tejon St., Denver 

Cost: $10 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Monkey Barrel present The Funk Soul Disco. The event features a disco party with beats from Ryan Dykstra Records and Something Vinyl Club all night long. You can participate in a costume contest so be sure to wear your best disco attire to win some prizes.

Irishfest

When: March 15, 7 – 11 p.m. 

Where: The Square on 21st, 21st between Larimer St. and Lawrence St., Denver 

Cost: $10 – $75 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Ballpark Collective hosts Irishfest. The event celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a weekend-long street festival. You can party with a silent disco, watch performances from Irish dancers and more. The proceeds from food and beverage sales will benefit Ballpark Collective’s programs to keep the Ballpark District clean and safe.

Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When: March 16, 9:30 a.m. 

Where: Downtown Denver, Starts on 19th St. and Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Lowdown: Celebrate the green holiday with the annual Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The event features a parade around Downtown Denver with leprechauns, Celtic dancers, floats and more. You can also watch performances from marching bands and other exciting cultural activities.

Collaboration Fest 2019

When: March 16, 3 – 6 p.m. 

Where: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15 St., Denver 

Cost: $65 – $85 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sample brews from more than 200 breweries and over 100 different beer projects during Collaboration Fest 2019. The event features a chance to try a ton of beers and make connections through the collaborations. Make sure to snag your tickets soon as they sell out fast.

St Patrick’s Day Block Party

When:  March 16, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Where: REVEL Social, 2229 Blake St. #104, Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: REVEL Social partners with Fadó Irish Pub and Mile High Spirits to host a Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party. The event features a night of live music, specials on Guinness beer, Irish whiskey and more.

Runnin’ Of The Green

 When: March 17, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Where: Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver 

Cost: $45 register here

The Lowdown: Lace up your sneakers and run in the annual “Runnin’ of the Green.” The event features a 7k race around Denver in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. You can get a great workout  in and raise funds for charity while you are at it.

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