Father’s Day around Denver, CO
Denver. This major crossroads of the West offers a variety of activities urban and in the great outdoors, owing to its formidable presence in industry and the arts and its proximity to the Rockies. Snowboarding, nature hikes, art exhibitions, concerts, food festivals, and foot races are just some of the activities you can find here around Denver. So whether you’re planning a visit, returning home to see friends and family or a local looking for things to do around home, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day here around the mile high city.
The Denver BBQ Festival
The most decorated pitmasters from Denver, Texas, Kansas City, St. Louis and beyond serve up their most delicious works to claim the crown at The Denver BBQ Festival. If your dad just wants a day with family, cold beers, award-winning BBQ, games and live music, look no further than The Denver BBQ Festival! Bring the whole family to Empower Field at Mile High this Father’s Day weekend for some of the best in Barbecue, small businesses, craft beer and entertainment of the Denver Area.
Concerts at the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater
With performances from June 16th through June 20th, Father’s Day weekend is a great time to catch a show at one of the nation’s most iconic venues, The Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater! Featuring Chicago, Sullivan King, Decadon, Brian Wilson and many more, this is an amazing photo opportunity as it is a night out with great music for Dad. Aside from the music, there are also countless hiking trails to explore that provide stunning views over the Colorado wilderness, a great multifaceted addition to any travel itineraries.
Denver Greek Festival
Treat Dad to a day of Mediterranean delicacies and spoil him this Father’s Day to Spanakopita, Souvlaki and Dolmades, among the many other flavors and sights at the Denver Greek Festival! Featuring live Greek music and dance, one-of-a-kind works of art, tours and more, this is a great one-stop to get Dad a unique gift and give him all the delicious food this Father’s Day, right at home with Denver’s vibrant Greek-American community.
Dining around Denver
This being Father’s Day, we haven’t forgotten, brunch! With a wealth of talented chefs, innovative restaurants and upscale hotel kitchens around Denver, there are more than plenty of options for every dad of every taste palate. Banh and Butter bakery boasts intricate mille-feuille pastries, cruffins, croissants and savory Banh Mi sandwiches for those Father’s Day picnics on the go or brunch with coffee, while Cattivella offers a wide selection of hearty Italian-American fare with famously fresh and meticulously selected ingredients. Chez Maggy’s omelets and French cuisine have caused quite the stir, while Corrida offers delicious martinis, lamb sausages and egg dishes.
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