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May 22, 2015, 18:42 ET
Denver Art Museum. Photo Credit Jeff Wells

Inspiration + Adventure Await This Summer at Denver's Mile High Attractions

Craftsmanship and curation combine for an unparalleled season of offerings in Denver this summer, rich with top athletes and musicians, history's...

May 21, 2015, 17:32 ET
Red Rocks Summer Concert Series 2014.  Credit Evan Semon

Top Artists, Iconic Venues + Seasonal Music Events Hit High Notes for Denver Visitors

Some of the nation's most beloved musicians will take the stage at a variety of unique Denver events this summer, including Memorial Day Weekend's...

May 18, 2015, 16:53 ET
USA Pro Challenge Podium in Denver.  Photo Courtesy of USA Pro Challenge

World's Top Athletes Raise the Competitive Bar in Denver This Summer

When it comes to cheering on big-time sports, Denver's voice is one of the loudest in country. With seven professional teams, a top-ranked...

May 13, 2015, 14:43 ET
Denver Outlaws in Action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High

2015 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals, Youth World Series Cement Denver's Status as "Lacrosse Capital of the West"

 VISIT DENVER welcomes the 2015 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals on Saturday, May 16, 2015, followed by the Inaugural Warrior World Series of...

Apr 15, 2015, 16:21 ET
Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Denver Gearing Up for the Most Exciting Memorial Day Weekend in the City's History

Denver will offer the largest and most fun collection of Memorial Day events in memory with a wide assortment of happenings ranging from rock...

Mar 09, 2015, 17:37 ET

VISIT DENVER Opens High Tech Tourist Information Center

 Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and tourism officials joined a gaggle of colorful mascots today to open the new VISIT DENVER Tourist...

Mar 02, 2015, 17:30 ET

Denver Sports Renewed for United States Olympic Committee's Community Partner Program

Denver Sports announced today that it has been renewed as a Community Partner Program by the United States Olympic Committee. As a member of the...

Jan 06, 2015, 16:52 ET
Broncos Home Stadium - Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  Photo courtesy of Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Coming to Denver for the January 11 Broncos Playoff Game?

 It's going to be an exciting weekend as the Denver Broncos face off against the Indianapolis Colts during the January 11 AFC Divisional...

Dec 30, 2014, 15:32 ET
Collaboration Fest, March 21, 2015. Denver, Colorado.

Here, then Gone! Denver's Collaboration Fest is the "Snapchat" of Brewing

More than 40 historic craft beers will be available on March 21, 2015 – and March 21 ONLY – when the Colorado Brewers Guild (CBG) and...

Dec 11, 2014, 13:48 ET
Driving into the Rocky Mountains from Denver. Photo credit VISIT DENVER.

Avant… or Apres Ski… Denver is the Place

Denver is the world's largest après ski town. It's also a great place to gear up, find deals, and acclimatize before you hit the higher Rocky...

Nov 17, 2014, 17:09 ET
Mile High Holidays 2014 Press Conference: (From Left to Right) Shaun Taylor-Corbett (Frankie Valli, Jersey Boys), Mayor Michael B. Hancock, The Grinch (How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical), Tiny Tim (A Christmas Carol), Tami Door (Downtown Denver Partnership), Dave Dixon (Cherry Creek Shopping Center), Richard Scharf (VISIT DENVER), Julie Underdahl (Cherry Creek North) and Jeff Hovorka (DCPA) at the Mile High Holidays 2014 Press Conference. Image courtesy of Evan Semon.

Million Dollar Tourism Marketing Campaign To Sell Denver As A Holiday Destination

 Mile High Holidays, the city's million dollar tourism marketing campaign, got off on a high note today at a press conference with Denver Mayor...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:55 ET
The 9News Parade of Lights is the signature event of Denver's holiday season. Photo credit Evan Semon

Denver is Magical During Mile High Holiday Season

Denver becomes a magical place during the holiday season with parades, concerts, horse-drawn carriage rides, ice skating and some of the country's...

Oct 10, 2014, 12:20 ET
Spend an afternoon with 15,000 of the Living Dead at the Denver Zombie Crawl! (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER, The Convention ...)

Halloween is a Spook-tacular Time to Haunt the Mile High City

Stephen King was inspired here. It was a lonely stay at the Stanley Hotel in nearby Estes Park, Colorado that gave him the idea for the classic...

Oct 01, 2014, 12:33 ET
Wonderbound Company Dance Group. (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER, The Convention ...)

Seven Neighborhood Art Walks, More than 100 Art Galleries, 23 Free Museums, Nine Days of Theatre, Concerts and Dance! It's Denver Arts Week!

The 8th annual Denver Arts Week – the largest and most diverse celebration of the arts in the Rocky Mountain region – returns from...

Sep 26, 2014, 17:28 ET
Denver Beer Fest 2014 Press Conference with Mayor Michael Hancock. Photo Credit Jensen Sutta (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER)

No GABF Tickets? Denver Beer Fest To The Rescue!

It's no secret, the 33rd annual Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) sold out all 50,000 tickets in 32 minutes! What to do if you don't have...

Sep 24, 2014, 11:57 ET
Denver Art Museum. Photo Credit Jeff Wells (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER)

WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: Cartier Exhibition at Denver Art Museum Offers Brilliant Experience

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) and VISIT DENVER today launched BrilliantinDenver.com, unveiling hotel packages that feature VIP, skip-the-line...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:40 ET
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Cheers To Denver Beer Fest!

The world's largest celebration of beer is heading to The Mile High City Oct 2-4, 2014 when the 32nd annual Great American Beer Festival®...

Sep 09, 2014, 11:29 ET
Denver Union Station. (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER, The Convention...)

Restored Union Station Just One of Many Railroad Attractions in The Mile High City

With eight new restaurants, two bars, a hotel and a half acre of splashing water fountains, The Mile High City's glittering newly refurbished Union...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:37 ET
Fall in Denver. (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER)

Denver's Spectacular Fall Color Show Lasts Two Months

 Denver has one of the longest periods of fall colors of any city in the country. That's because there are five different climate zones within...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:33 ET
Denver's 1914 Beau Arts Union Station celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014 with a massive restoration and redevelopment. (PRNewsFoto/VISIT DENVER, The Convention...)

From Urban Adventures to Mountain Panoramas, Denver is the Place to Be This Labor Day Weekend

What better way to kick off Labor Day Weekend than driving up the highest paved road in North America?  The scenic highway to the summit of...