4 of the Denver Music Festivals You Need to Attend

The music scene in Denver is huge. Each year, people flock to the Mile High City to attend some of the most exciting events in the country. We highly recommend you check out these Denver music festivals for experiences you won’t soon forget! No matter what genre you’re into, there are plenty of options for you here. Find out everything you need to know about these must-see performances!

While the Denver music festivals are a huge draw for visitors, there’s so much more to enjoy here as well! The Mile High City is home to art museums, historical sites, botanical gardens, and top-notch restaurants. Request your free Vacation Guide to Denver now! It’s packed with useful information on local attractions and recommended activities. Get your guide today and see what’s in store for you here!

Don’t Miss out on These Denver Music Festivals

Underground Music Showcase

Make your summer vacation memorable by checking out the Underground Music Showcase at the end of July! UMS has made its name as the biggest indie music festival in the area. Over 100 talented artists take to four outdoor stages and over 20 indoor venues in South Broadway, Denver. They typically announce the lineup in early July, with performances filling up an entire weekend. Tickets go quickly, so grab yours while you can!


Festival season continues on each summer with the Velorama festival in August. Each year, this event coincides with the Colorado Classic to celebrate all things related to bicycles. Of course, there’s a full music lineup, too! The venue is outside of Coors Field and features bars, food trucks, games, artwork, and more. You can purchase single-day or weekend tickets to view the performances. Keep an eye out for early bird tickets going on sale in March for big discounts.

A Taste of Colorado

Not only do you get a taste of our local food and drink here, but also a taste of our music scene! Head to A Taste of Colorado during Labor Day weekend in September this year! Over 25 artists perform at Civic Center Park including big names from the music industry as well as local, up and coming talent. In addition to live music, feel free to browse the marketplace, taste local cuisine, and even check out the KidsZone for family-friendly fun. Best of all, admission is completely free!


Grandoozy is a Denver music festival brought to you by Superfly, the organizers of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands. Spanning three days in mid-September, this is a must-see event for any music lover. Each summer, the lineup is filled with big names like Young the Giant, Kendrick Lamar, Stevie Wonder, and more. Head to Overland Park for music, dancing, food, and craft beer. Get your tickets soon, so you don’t miss out on this exciting experience!

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Stay at Castle Marne so You Can Attend!

Van Cise bedroom at Castle Marne

Plan to attend one of these music festivals and experience something spectacular this year. If you want to check them out, be sure to stay at Castle Marne Bed and Breakfast in Capitol Hill. Our castle-like mansion is in the heart of Denver so you can enjoy luxurious lodging and catch the shows. As an added bonus, you get access to our Denver Entertainment Discount. Just show us your tickets to an event and save 15% off your stay!

Among our list of elegant guest rooms is the Van Cise Room. It’s the perfect environment for a romantic getaway or relaxing vacation. Inside, find a luxurious California king-size oak sleigh bed, antique writing desk, and hardwood floors. There’s even a private balcony with a hot tub for two! No matter what brings you to Denver, look to us for the epitome of comfortable lodging. Check our availability and book your stay today!