Denver Fall & Winter Festivals

Denver's fall and winter months are filled with some of The Mile High City’s greatest events, from the biggest beer festival in the country to a citywide week of arts.


Ice Castles in Cripple Creek

WHEN: Thru Feb. 23, 2024
WHERE: Irene Avenue and 4th Street, Cripple Creek
Each year, Ice Castles brings fairy tales to life for hundreds of thousands of families across North America. For all who enter through the icicle-adorned archways, explore ice tunnels and glide down ice slides, time spent at Ice Castles is a source of joy and inspiration.

McGregor Skate

WHEN: Thru Feb. 25, 2024
WHERE: McGregor Square
McGregor Skate is LoDo’s newest skating rink located in the bustling McGregor Square plaza. Open daily, McGregor Skate is the perfect winter activity for guests of all ages. With skates available on-site, the rink can be enjoyed by locals and travelers alike.

Valentine's BAZAAR at Aspen Grove

WHEN: Feb. 9–10, 2024
WHERE: Aspen Grove, Littleton

Denver BAZAAR is hosting a one-stop shop for all your Valentine’s Day needs for the first time ever at Aspen Grove in Littleton! This indoor marketplace will feature 60+ local makers and craft vendors, live music, DIY Workshops, a pop-up bar with festive cocktails, food and fashion trucks, kids' activities, a pet photobooth and more!

Valentine's BAZAAR at Downtown Lakewood

WHEN: Feb. 9–10, 2024
WHERE: 439 S Upham St., Lakewood

Denver BAZAAR is hosting a one-stop shop for all your Valentine’s Day needs in Downtown Lakewood for the third year in a row! This indoor marketplace will feature 60+ local makers and craft vendors, live music, DIY Workshops, a pop-up bar with festive cocktails, food and fashion trucks, kids' activities, a pet photobooth and more!

Vegas Valentine's

WHEN: Feb. 10, 2024
WHERE: Talnua Distillery, Arvada

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas(ish)! As Valentine's day approaches, Talnua Distillery shedding this cold and gray winter for something much more RITZY. The Arvada hotspot will have the little wedding chapel of your dreams set up and [ordained] Elvis in house from 2 to 5 p.m. to officiate your wedding, vow renewals, commitment ceremony—or just to shoot the shit with. There will also be a professional photographer on-site to capture the moment for you. Vegas Tourist costumes highly encouraged, with prizes for the best costumes. If that wasn't enough, stick around for specialty Vegas Valentine's cocktails and frozen drinks, the fantastic Cousins Maine Lobster food truck and A Kitchen Mouse Bakery pop-up shop.

Shop Small Second Saturday: Be My Valentine

WHEN: Feb. 10, 2024
WHERE: Western Sky Bar & Taproom, Englewood

Head to to Western Sky Bar & Taproom on South Broadway in Englewood for special Valentine's Day-themed market featuring local vendors providing flash tattoos, gifts, sweet treats and more!

Valentine's Day 4 Mile

WHEN: Feb. 11, 2024
WHERE: Washington Park

If running is your love language, you won't want to miss this Valentine's Day 4 Mile! Find a sweetheart (or run with your sweetheart!) and share your love story! #Run4TheLoveOfIt. There's also a Cupid's free Kids 200 Meter Fun Run and a costume contest: Dress up as your favorite couple from a TV show/movie/book, or get done up for a fancy date night!

Loveland’s Annual Valentine’s Day Group Wedding & Vow Renewal Ceremony

WHEN: Feb. 14, 2024
WHERE: Blue Arena, Loveland

2024 brings a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get married on the ice before an Eagles hockey game! Experience a romantic ceremony with music you vote on, a customized ceremony, keepsake photos, a lock couples can use to "Lock their love" on the famous LOVE or HEART sculptures in Loveland, gift bags, signature wedding cupcakes, and a chance to win a huge gift basket. What an original way to celebrate your love on Valentine's Day!

Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade

WHEN: March 16, 2024
WHERE: Downtown Denver

The Denver St Patrick’s Day Parade has been a hallmark of The Mile High City since 1962, celebrating a deep love for the Irish culture. The parade will start on Wynkoop Street at 19th Avenue, then turn southeast down 17th Avenue before turning northeast on Blake Street (renamed Tooley Street for the parade), then continue on Blake Street until 27th Avenue.

Annual Olde Town Arvada St. Patrick’s Day Festival

WHEN: March 16, 2024
WHERE: Olde Town Arvada

Everyone’s Irish at this all-ages St. Patrick’s Day Festival! The free street festival features live music, 70+ unique vendors, food trucks, a kids zone and adult libations. 

St. Patrick's Day 5K

WHEN: March 16, 2024
WHERE: 9352 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch

Join the festivities at the St. Patrick's Day 5K starting on Dorchester Street in Highlands Ranch Town Center South. Don your best Irish flair, round up your friends and family, lace up those running shoes, and let the celebration begin! After crossing the finish line, join fellow athletes for a refreshing pint from Living the Dream Brewing, a complimentary pancake breakfast and lively entertainment. Along the course, a mischievous leprechaun has hidden a golden kettlebell; find it, bring it back to the finish line and win $100! 

Erin Go Bragh 7.77k

WHEN: March 16, 2024
WHERE: 10600 Westminster Blvd., Westminster

The annual Erin Go Bragh 7.77k is THE luckiest race on Earth! There may not be a real pot of gold at the finish line of this happy-go-lucky fun run, but there will be unlimited Lucky Charms, a costume contest, a dance party and more! All runners get a lucky, signature Erin Go Bragh 7.77k green t-shirt (or upgrade to a hoodie for $40).

Lucky Leprechaun 5k

WHEN: March 17, 2024
WHERE: Twisted Pine Brewing Company, Boulder

The Lucky Leprechaun Fun Run celebrates the origins of Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, which is a cultural and religious celebration held on March 17 each year. The holiday has evolved into a worldwide celebration of Irish culture, with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green. Twisted Pine Brewing Company will be making an "Irish Stout" and Savory Cuisines will be doing a great Irish breakfast burrito, so come on out and celebrate this great Irish tradition, with Irish Band “Avourneen” and Boulder’s “Mc Teggart Irish Dancers.”

The Shamrock 7k

WHEN: March 17, 2024
WHERE: Wibby Brewing, Longmont

The Shamrock 7k at Wibby Brewing is a 7k-ish fun run event that starts and ends at this awesome taproom in Longmont. Run, walk, jog—anything goes! Complete the course and celebrate with a free local craft brew at the finish line. Wear your best St. Patrick's Day green for a chance to win prizes! All participants also receive your choice of a collector’s pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series and access to event festivities, including live music, food trucks, local vendors, fun with our partners and sponsors, goodies and giveaways

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