July is here which means fireworks, friends and family fun and more barbecues! Denver has plenty of fun activities in store for this month which you can enjoy with family and friends of all ages! And July is one full of festivities for all to enjoy.
The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival, sailing into the Denver area July 18 and 19, has become the areas fastest growing and most popular family-friendly summer festival. It was named the “Top Annual Festival” by the Rocky Mountain News and a “Best of Denver” event by Westword. You will experience Asian Pacific American culture through the performances, arts, crafts, shopping, dining and the athletic competition of dragon boat racing.
An all-time favorite event in the summertime is Film On The Rocks, which shows blockbuster movies on the big screen in the beautiful setting of Red Rocks Amphitheater. The film isn’t the only excitement; each picture event features an opening band or comedian, as well audience participation contests. The next one in the super cinema line-up is Pretty Woman on July 31, featuring SHEL and Moses. Check out what’s ahead on the list for the rest of the summer with Film On The Rocks.
Denver is not only famous for the culture and arts, but we are also a city well-known for some of the best farmers’ markets around. Spread throughout the Mile High area, you will find locally grown farm-fresh produce, outstanding baked goods and delicious prepared foods to take home with you. Each market runs weekly and provides a festive, fun experience where you will find live entertainment and family friendly activities, including shopping and fun events for the kids. Take a look at the list of farmers’ markets around the city to find one near you.
Get out and about this July! The weather has finally warmed up and now is the time to enjoy the outdoor activities with family and friends! Check out Denver.org for more details, information and location of fantastic all-American Denver events.