The Mile High City truly comes alive in the summer time. Residents flock to the myriad parks, pack outdoor concert venues, and sunbathe on rooftop patios with views of the Rockies. Denver real estate is some of the best in the country, offering residents proximity to luxury amenities, amazing concerts, and mountain access. It can be easy to take this for granted and forget how fortunate we truly are. Memorial Day reminds us of the huge sacrifice made by soldiers and their families every day to ensure our freedom and safety. Show gratitude to local veterans and celebrate this land of opportunity at any of these Denver events.
When: 5/24 – 6/2
Where: Northfield Stapleton
This week-long festival is complete with midway games, festival rides, carnival food, and more. Bring the entire family out to this east Denver neighborhood and celebrate Memorial Day at this community event.
When: 5/25, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: POF Hall
This annual memorial honors veterans and their families. For the first time, the memorial will also include tributes to 9/11 first responders. Stories of fallen soldiers, recognition of Gold Star families, and a wreath ceremony connect former enlisted with families of fallen enlisted, strengthening the military community and remembering those who serve.
When: 5/25 – 27, various times
Come out to Denver’s historic South Gaylord Street to enjoy its lively street festival for Memorial Day weekend. Local bands, group yoga classes, festival rides, and tasty food trucks pepper the street throughout this exuberant festival.
When: 5/26, 8 pm
Where: Temple Nightclub
Launching this Memorial Day weekend, one of Denver’s hottest night clubs is gearing up to host its inaugural XTRAVAGANZA event. This giant party will feature top DJs from around the world, state-of-the-art light systems, and go-go dancers that are sure to keep the partying going all night long.
When: 5/27, 1:10 pm
Where: Coors Field
What’s more American than a hot dog and a beer at a ball game? Don your finest purple and head down the Coors Field to watch the Rockies go up against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
When: 5/25 – 5/27, various times
Where: Denver Marriott Tech Center
Nostalgic for classic, hands-on arcade games of yester-year? Look no further than this ultimate game exhibition that features old-school pinball machines, rare arcade games, and competitive tournaments. The Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown sure makes for a unique way to spend the holiday weekend.
When: 5/26, show begins at parking closing time
Where: Elitch Gardens
Enjoy the start of Colorado’s warm summer nights and experience the thrill of Elitch Gardens’ annual firework show. Spend the day riding rollercoasters and playing carnival games, then stick around to experience an exciting firework display.
Whether you’re looking to try something new this Memorial Day or embrace classic favorites, Denver has a variety of activities for everyone. The Flats at VillaRosso puts residents close to the action while eliminating inconveniences associated with Denver’s hectic urban center. If you’re looking to buy prime Denver real estate, look no further than our new DTC townhomes — complete with mountain views.