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Staycation – A Taste of Colorado 2019

This week’s Staycation is sponsored by A Taste of Colorado 2019 produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership over Labor Day weekend, August 31st, September 1st, and 2nd. With a larger main stage, bigger national entertainment, exclusive food and beverage offerings and an expanded Kids Zone, this year’s festival is a must-see!

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Cider Days

October 5th & 6th

Celebrating Lakewood’s agricultural heritage with an entertaining mix of live performances, activities and tasty harvest treats, the 44th annual Cider Days Festival offers fun and excitement for the entire family!

This year’s event will include tractor pulls and vintage power displays, wagon and barrel train rides along with other children’s activities, historic demonstrations and a unique variety of exhibitors and vendors. The Cider Days Festival wouldn’t be complete without everything apple – including apple pressing, apple cider by the glass or gallon, Apple Annie’s Baking Challenge (Sunday only) and more.

Cider Days hosts the same great experience both Saturday and Sunday, and your admission covers all activities and entertainment.

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4th Annual Den Corner Summer Rooftop Party

You are invited!  Every year our street food festival on our rooftop gets better and much more exciting!

This year, the two-day Japanese street fair brings Denver’s culinary elite, view Chef’s Page, who hold countless honors; James Beard AwardsFood & Wine “Best Chefs”, and Bon Appetit “Best New Restaurants”.
Like we do every year, we are also flying in 20 handpicked chef/owners from southern Japan to join this event.

In between juggling bowls of steaming ramen, hand rolls, and Yatai (Japanese street food), you can enjoy award-winning sakes, Japanese spirits inspired cocktails, international wines, and beers from some of Colorado’s finest. Mingle or dance to the live notes of the Latin Jazz band and sample authentic Japanese street food and fare from some of Denver’s Top Chefs. And it’s all for a good cause!

Sesame Street

Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

November 2nd & 3rd
Denver Coliseum

When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there’s one problem…Elmo doesn’t know how to do magic!

That’s when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the “power of yet” —the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, and Gonger, discover the many magical moments in everyday life.

In the end, Elmo learns that you can do anything you set your mind to if you just keep trying! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends on this magical adventure when Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic comes to your neighborhood!


2020 Elitch Garden’s Season Passes!

Biggest Sale of the Year – Eight Days Only!  Online Only!

The price goes up on August 31

Get an entire season of fun for 2020 PLUS, the rest of 2019 and Fright Fest!

  • Only $54.99! Includes a Free Bring a Friend Ticket for 2019!
  • Save $65 per pass PLUS FREE Parking. (A $60 value)

ADD Food to your Fun with one of two Dining Plans. Both include the rest of the 2019 season.

  • Premium Dining Plan includes Two Meals per Day PLUS FREE Soda ALL Season
    • Only $94.99 + tax! Save $15!
  • Regular Dining Plan includes One Meal per Day all season
    • Only $54.99 + tax! Save $15!


  • Pays for itself in just ONE visit!
  • FREE 2020 Souvenir cup when you purchase and visit in 2020 by April 26
  • FREE Season Parking for the rest of 2019 and 2020!
  • Three 2020 Bring a Friend FREE Tickets PLUS one for 2019!
  • FREE Concerts
  • FREE Dive-In Movies
  • Season Pass Appreciation Weekend

With 54 rides and attractions, exciting live entertainment, dive-in movies, and a star-studded summer concert series Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park has something for everyone!

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Come celebrate love and the art of romance this August with our Romance Awareness Month Special. Fire up your love life during this blazing hot summer with a sinfully delicious 4-course fondue meal at The Melting Pot of Littleton or Louisville! The Romance Awareness Month Special begins at $34.95 per person for our vegetarian platter.

This sizzling special has three different entree platters to choose from and features limited time only cheese and chocolate fondues!

Add an extra spark to your dining experience by pre-ordering our Touch of Romance package. A beautiful arrangement of 3 red roses, rose petals and a floating heart candle display preset to your table for only $30.

Summer Lovin come dip your heart out!

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A Taste Of Colorado 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 A Taste of Colorado produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership over Labor Day weekend, August 31st, September 1st, and 2nd. With a larger main stage, bigger national entertainment, VIP experience with private main stage viewing platforms and exclusive food and beverage offerings as well as an expanded Kids Zone, this year’s festival is a must see. The festival will continue its 36-year tradition of being the largest free admission food and music festival in Colorado attracting over 500,000 attendees over the three-day weekend. A Taste of Colorado has something for everyone with over 50 food vendors, 175 marketplace vendors, a Kids Zone experience with arts, crafts & a children’s entertainment stage and the elevated music experience with a larger main stage featuring over 25 national and regional musical acts. This free weekend event will satisfy your ears and taste buds with a lineup of fabulous live music and an incredible selection of food.   A Taste of Colorado was chosen by USA TODAY as the 4th Best General Food Festival in the Country in 2019.

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Weather Kid of The Day

Do you have a kid 12 years or young that might want to read the weather for MIX 100?! Fill out the form below to ENTER for your chance for your kid to Become the MIX 100 Weather Kid of the Day!