What are the Best Activities on Memorial Day in Denver?

memorial day in denverMemorial Day in Denver means a packed weekend, from music festivals and art shows to MLB baseball – take your pick of any of the following events!

Denver Day of Rock

Rock out (with a cause!) for Memorial Day in Denver! A free annual concert that covers five different stages, Denver Day of Rock brings some of the best artists from a wide range of genres in Denver and around the country together. Denver Day of Rock benefits Amp the Cause, a non-profit dedicated to helping children in need. For a full lists musicians, times and locations, visit denverdayofrock.com. Be sure to visit ampthecause.org too, and learn about the great work that Amp the Cause does in the community and schools of Denver.

ArtStir Denver

ArtStir Denver is all about Colorado artists and the goods they produce. The festival will take place this year on May 28 and 29, and local food and craft beer will be available. Visit ArtSir Denver and experience Denver’s creative side, all while supporting the local artists. Admission is free, and according to the website, over 140 vendors are scheduled to attend this year’s festival! Learn more at artstirdenver.com.

Yoga Rocks the Park

What’s better than a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session? How about a massive one held in a city park and presented by one of the biggest names in yoga apparel? Yoga Rocks the Park will kick off its year of weekend yoga on Sunday, May 29 at Sunken Gardens Park. The event is presented by prAna, the uber popular fitness clothing line, and the Denver Yoga Festival. A live DJ, food, classes and more are all part of this free event.

The Big Wonderful

With a name like The Big Wonderful, it’s only fair to except something, well, wonderful! Nothing to fear here, because that’s exactly what this event is. The Big Wonderful is a festival of food, art, music and fun that takes place every weekend from May to late September, rotating between three Denver area locations. On May 27-28, the festival will be held in Littleton. Whether you show up for delicious, local food, the great music or just the volleyball courts, The Big Wonderful is one of the most fun ways to spend Memorial Day in Denver. Learn more about the festival here.

Professional Sports

Looking for a game to catch over Memorial Day weekend in Denver? How MLB baseball? Check. MLS footba-, er, soccer? Check that, too. Enjoy America’s pastime while watching the Colorado Rockies face off against the 2014 World Series champions San Francisco Giants in a three game home series from May 27-29 (the first 10,000 fans to Friday night’s game will receive a free hat!). If you want something a bit more fast-paced, watch the MLS club Colorado Rapids take the pitch at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

It doesn’t take long to realize that there’s no shortage of events in Denver on Memorial Day 2016. Of course, the events listed above are just our favorites – there’s much more! If you need a place to say while you’re in town, look no further than Castle Marne Bed and Breakfast. With a convenient downtown location and a beautiful property, your stay at Castle Marne will make your Memorial Day in Denver unforgettable. Our stunning rooms are the perfect place to unwind after an exciting day. Email us at bookings@castlemarne.com, and make sure you download our free vacation guide for even more great activities in Denver, CO!