Things to Do in Denver for the Rest of the Month of May

With the changing of the seasons (and yes that includes the crazy hail storm we were greeted with to start the week off) comes a lot of fun activities around the city of Denver. With the weather warming up, everyone is itching to be outside and to go hiking more, head to concerts at Red Rocks (the season just started at the beginning of the month) and find a great rooftop bar to have a few cold brews on. There is so much going on in Denver during the summer months that it can be hard to decide where to spend your weekends and your off time. Below I have compiled a list of just a few of the awesome things going on the rest of the month, feel free to hit as few and as many as you choose, I know we all try to cram in as much fun as we can when we have the time!


Colorado Chocolate Festival – I don’t think this needs much introduction because who doesn’t love a good piece of chocolate? Head down to Denver Mart this weekend May 12th from 4:00pm-9pm and May-13th from 10am – 6pm to sample some of the finest chocolates in Colorado with over 90 vendors from across the United States.


Civic Center Eats – Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11am-2pm throughout all of May you can head down to Civic Center Park in the heart of downtown and experience the best gourmet food trucks this city has to offer.


Mayhem presented by the Colorado Symphony and Wonderbound – This Saturday head to the Boettcher Hall to see this one-of-a-kind performance by the contemporary ballet company Wonderbound and the Colorado Symphony with special guests that are sure to surprise and enlighten you.


Denver’s Largest Princess Par-Tea – This is for anyone who has younger children, I know my daughter was thrilled to hear about this. This Saturday May 13th at the Falls Event Center in Littleton, bring your little princes and princesses to this beautiful tea party where they will have the chance to meet their favorite princesses including Belle and Snow White.


Film on the Rocks – May 15th – Superbad, May 22nd – Rogue One, May 25th – Long Strange Trip – I don’t have to tell you these sell out quick but grab your tickets, pack a picnic and head to the greatest outdoor venue to watch some classic movies.


Whiskey Throw down & Doughnut Showdown – On May 20th at the McNichols Center Building, you can celebrate all things whiskey and doughnuts. Supporting Denver local charity Minds Matter of Denver, this is a chance to taste some high-end whiskeys paired with your favorite doughnut.


Denver Day of Rock – This is a FREE event (unless you want to roll VIP) on 16th Street Mall presented by Visit Denver and Amp the Cause a non-profit organization for kids. It features five stages of live music throughout Denver Memorial Day weekend.


There are so many concerts to check out this month, and far too many to list so I had to grab this article from my friends over at 303 Magazine with a list of over 400 concerts you can see this month:


Summer is just heating up and so is the real estate market. If you are ready to get into the market and want to use some of your free time and weekends to look at houses or get your house ready to put on the market, contac