Whether you’re into music, a foodie or an art critic, there are great events for everyone this next month. Many of them are even free to get in!
A Celebration of Japanese American Culture
You don’t have to be Japanese American to appreciate and enjoy the Cherry Blossom Denver Festival. Running the weekend of June 18th and 19th, there will be several events, food and vendors at this free festival. Events include Japanese Drumming and Martial Arts.
Check out the 2016 Annual Juneteenth Music Festival in Denver’s Five Points Neighborhood on June 18th. Their mission is to celebrate liberty by engaging the public with the historical importance of Juneteenth (a celebration commemorating the end of slavery). They also strive to reinforce ties between their historic area and its neighbors.
June 17th – 19th is the weekend of the Denver Greek Festival. There will be plenty of Greek food to try and live Greek dance performances to watch. On Saturday, Bonfils Blood Center will be at the festival for a blood drive. Why not donate, and then reward yourself with some tasty Greek food?
All About Art
If you really enjoy art, you don’t want to miss the Denver Arts Festival at Stapleton June 18th and 19th. The fine art and fine craft exhibit features numerous Colorado artists, as well as some national renowned artists. Best part is it’s free to the public!
Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens
On June 23rd, everyone is welcome to check out the Denver Botanic Gardens for free! This is thanks to the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore and appreciate the beauty at the Botanic Garden.
As you can see, Denver has a lot to offer its community during the summer. Make sure you put on the sunblock before you head out and take some water too!