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Nov 17, 2015, 14:27 ET
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Denver's Mile High Holidays Bring Magic to the City with Special Events, Spectacular Citywide Decorations and Holiday Values

 Running from Thanksgiving weekend through the middle of January, Mile High Holidays features dozens of opportunities for visitors and locals...

Oct 28, 2015, 14:03 ET
DEN is one of the busiest airports in the world and was recently ranked 8th among the world's 50 busiest megahubs. New rail and air connections at the airport are expected to grow tourism and foster new meeting and convention business in the Mile High City.

Denver International Airport Additions to Bring More Visitors/New Business to Mile High City

 Newly announced rail and air connections to Denver International Airport (DEN) are projected to help grow Denver tourism numbers, but they may...

Oct 15, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Ninth Annual Denver Arts Week Highlights The Mile High City's Rich Cultural Scene

 The 2015 Denver Arts Week, November 6-14, will feature favorite annual events as well as some new, fresh elements. Presented by VISIT DENVER,...

Oct 14, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Denver's Thanksgiving Weekend to Kick Off 2015 Mile High Holidays

Thanksgiving weekend in The Mile High City bustles with activities full of holiday spirit that kick off the annual Mile High Holidays celebration....

Sep 15, 2015, 18:50 ET
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Leave Summer Behind: Top Things to Do In Denver This Fall

 This Fall, Denver is packed with festivals, events, openings and activities that keep the city bustling even as the summer winds down. Along...

Aug 24, 2015, 14:23 ET
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Ninth Annual Denver Arts Week Will Showcase The Mile High City's Creative Community

For the ninth straight year, Denver Arts Week will be a celebration of the city's deeply-rooted arts scene. The event, running from November 6-14,...

Jul 31, 2015, 14:05 ET
The USA Pro Challenge finale returns to Denver for the fifth consecutive year in August 2015.

Denver's 2015 Summer Finale Features Pro Cycling, Unique Exhibits and Stellar Live Shows

For the fifth consecutive year, Denver will host the exhilarating conclusion of the USA Pro Challenge (August 23), sending elite cyclists from all...

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...