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Psst… 27 Things to do in Denver this February 201810 min read

Shen Yun | The Denver Ear

With 27 special events taking place in Denver this February, there is no shortage of things to do in the Mile High City!

27 THINGS TO DO IN DENVER THIS FEBRUARY 2018

#1 ALES, APPS & BARRELS OF FUN

When: February 1, 2018

Where: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Cost: $35 Online, $40 Door

Purchase Tickets Online

Psst… This event is for ages 21+

Release your inner child at the Children’s Museum during their adults-only extravaganza: Ales, Apps & Barrels of Fun. Taste beers from local breweries, snack on light bites, and best of all, enjoy an evening of play in their world-class exhibits.

#2 PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
Peter and the Starcatcher | The Denver Ear

Nicole Lowrance as Molly and Jason Ralph as Boy in Peter and the Starcatcher. Photo Credit: ©BroadwayBox

When: February 1 – 4, 2018

Where: Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W Main St, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: Thursday – Saturday 7:30pm & Sunday 12:30pm

Cost: Varies

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Peter and the Starcatcher is a Tony-winning musical upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan), and is playing at the Town Hall Arts Center.

#3 OFF THE CLOCK: CAJUN CARNIVAL
Denver Botanic Gardens | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Botanic Gardens

When: February 2, 2018

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Cost: $16 – $25

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Dust off your masks and your dancin’ shoes for a festive early Mardi Gras celebration at Off the Clock: Cajun Carnival at the Denver Botanic Gardens! Enjoy live music from Queen City Jazz and David Grimsland, cookie decorating and craft activities, riddles and trivia, tarot card readings, food and drinks and more.

#4 GOATS IN RINO: GROUNDHOG’S DAY

Groundhog's Day with Goats | The Denver Ear

When: February 2 & 3, 2018

Where: 1701 31st St, Denver, CO 80216

Time: Friday 6pm, Saturday 5pm

Cost: $10

Psst… All proceeds go to Broken Shovels Farm Sanctuary!

Celebrate Groundhog’s Day with a special screening of the film Groundhog Day, and get the opportunity to meet real goats from Broken Shovels Farm Sanctuary.

There will be concessions as well as animal treats for purchase!

#5 A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
A Night with Janis Joplin | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©A Night with Janis Joplin

When: February 3, 2018

Where: Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $39.50 – $69.50

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The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. Now, Denver is invited to share an evening with the woman and her musical influences in the hit musical A Night With Janis Joplin.

#6 DUA LIPA
Dua Lipa | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©AXS

When: February 5, 2018

Where: Ogden Theatre, 935 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218

Time: 8pm

Cost: $25

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Dua Lipa will perform live at the Ogden Theatre, with special guest Tommy Genesis.

#7 THE KILLERS
The Killers | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Altitude Tickets

When: February 8, 2018

Where: 1STBANK Center, 11450 Broomfield Ln, Broomfield, CO 80021

Time: 6:30pm

Cost: $39.75 – $89.50

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The Killers will perform live at 1STBANK Center with special guests Albert Hammond Jr & Amanda Brown.

Psst… Every online ticket includes a physical copy of The Killers’ upcoming album: “Wonderful Wonderful”!

#8 TROLLS: THE BEAT GOES ON AT DOWNTOWN DENVER RINK AT SKYLINE PARK
Trolls: The Beat Goes On | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Netflix

When: February 10, 2018

Where: Skyline Park, 16th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Cost: Free Admission; $6 – $8 Skate Rentals

Stop by the Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park for a “Trollerskating Party” to celebrate Netflix’s new show Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Local Netflix representatives will be on site with some fun Trolls swag to pass out and there may even be a surprise guest stopping by.

#9 LIL’ JON [DJ SET]

Lil' Jon at Beta Nightclub | The Denver Ear

When: February 10, 2018

Where: Beta Nightclub, 1909 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 9pm

Cost: $25

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Dance the night to a special DJ Set by Lil’ Jon at Beta Nightclub!

#10 SHEN YUN 2018
Shen Yun | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Shen Yun

When: February 9 – 11, 2018

Where: The Buell Theatre, 1400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm & 7:30pm, Sunday 1pm

Cost: $79 – $199

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Shen Yun pushes the boundaries of the performing arts, melding timeless artistry with cutting-edge innovation—transporting you to a world where legends come to life.

Discover the breathtaking beauty of classical Chinese dance, and treat yourself to Shen Yun’s unique blend of costuming, high-tech backdrops, and live orchestra.

#11 MONSTER JAM: TRIPLE THREAT SERIES
Monster Jam | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Monster Jam

When: February 9 – 11, 2018

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Friday 7pm, Saturday 1pm & 7pm, Sunday 1pm

Cost: $15 – $50

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Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ brings adrenaline-charged family entertainment to fans across the country. These world-class Monster Jam vehicles and athletes deliver what fans want to see most: more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, and more action!

#12 VALENTINE’S SOCK HOP
Swingin' Denver | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Swingin’ Denver

When: February 10, 2018

Where: Dry Dock Brewing Co – South Dock, 15120 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Cost: Free

Dry Dock Brewing Co. and Swingin’ Denver are hosting a special Valentine’s Day Sock Hop with free dance lessons, a “Best Socks Showdown”, and free desserts from Ticklebelly Desserts. Come strut in with your socks and dance the night away!

#13 STOMP
STOMP | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Center for the Performing Arts

When: February 13 – 18, 2018

Where: Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

Time: Varies

Cost: Starting at $25

View Schedule & Purchase Tickets Online

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages.

Using anything but traditional percussion instruments, the Stomp crew creates pulse-pounding, electrifying rhythms for an unforgettably unique performance,

#14 VALENTINE’S DAY 90’S BLOCK PARTY
Teddy Riley | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Teddy Riley

When: February 14, 2018

Where: Bellco Theatre, 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $59.50 – $125

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Guy feat Teddy Riley, creators of the New Jack Swing style, will be headlining this year’s Denver’s 90’s Block Party. Joining them in this year’s lineup is Jagged Edge, Ginuwine, 112, and Next.

#15 ROMEO & JULIET
Colorado Ballet | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Colorado Ballet

When: February 16 – 25, 2018

Where: Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Fridays 7:30pm, Saturdays 2pm & 7:30pm, Sundays 2pm

Cost: $30 – $155

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Colorado Ballet presents the Shakespearean love story Romeo and Juliet.  This romantic ballet will take your breath away with extraordinary choreography by Derek Deane, exceptional acting and artistry by the dancers, and a phenomenal musical score by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

#16 DENVER MARDI GRAS

Mardi Gras Denver| The Denver Ear

When: February 17, 2018

Where: EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 6pm – 11pm

Cost: $19 – $399

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The 8th Annual Denver Mardi Gras will transform EXDO Event Center into Bourbon Street with nearly 2,000 party-goers! Live music, Mardi Gras parades, food, contests and more.

#17 BEER, BACON & COFFEE FEST
Denver Beer Co. | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Beer Co.

When: February 17 & 18, 2018

Where: Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: Saturday 8am, Sunday 11am

Cost: $40

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Come warm up and indulge all of your vices at the 7th annual Beer, Bacon & Coffee Fest at Denver Beer Co.

Each ticket holder will receive a big breakfast burrito from The Mighty Colorado Burger, coffee from Coda Coffee Company, and as much Tender Belly bacon as we can cook up and you can fit in your belly. You will also receive a souvenir Denver Beer Co coffee mug to fill with all the “breakfast inspired” brews you can drink in 2.5 hours!

#18 THE WATERING HOLE: A TROPICAL DISCOVERY

The Watering Hole | The Denver Ear

When: Feburary 22, 2018

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Cost: $30 – $35

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Psst… This event is for ages 21+

Warm up and chill out in Tropical Discovery, Denver Zoo‘s home to balmy jungles and coral reefs. Immerse yourself in a colorful world home to exotic creatures and learn from Zoo staff the intricate details of caring for the hundreds of species.

This event will feature food and cocktails, and is in partnership with the Center for Biological Diversity.

#19 DENVER RESTAURANT WEEK

Denver Restaurant Week | The Denver Ear

When: Starting from February 23, 2018

Where: Denver, CO

Cost: $25 – $45

View Participating Restaurants & Restaurant Week Menus Online

Visit Denver is once again hosting Denver Restaurant Week this February! The 14th annual Denver Restaurant Week will feature hundreds of Denver’s top restaurants offer multi-course dinners.

#20 TIFFANY HADDISH: #SHEREADY
Tiffany Haddish | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Altitude Tickets

When: February 23, 2018

Where: Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 7pm & 9:30pm

Cost: $45 – $55

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Tiffany Haddish will be performing two live comedy shows at the Paramount Theatre. Haddish starred recently in “Girls Trip” alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Regina Hall. Girls Trip had the highest opening for an R rated comedy in the past two years and Vanity Fair recently named Haddish “the funniest woman alive.”

#21 SLOTH WEEKEND: DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM
Sloth Weekend at Denver Aquarium | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Downtown Aquarium Denver

When: February 24 & 25, 2018

Where: Downtown Aquarium Denver, 700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 10am – 2pm

Cost: General Admission

Visit the Downtown Aquarium Denver for a special weekend celebrating sloths! The Aquarium will feature fun sloth-centered activities and animal appearances.

Psst… The first 100 people to enter the Aquarium will be awarded a special private Meet & Greet with Aspen the sloth!

#22 COLORADO GARDEN & HOME SHOW

Colorado Garden & Home Show | The Denver Ear

When: Starting from February 24, 2018

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: Varies

View Schedule Online

Cost: $10 – $12

Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show, Colorado Garden & Home Show, a nine-day spectacular event – where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement.

#23 HEARTS & TRAILS SPIRITS FESTIVAL
The Hearts & Trails Spirits Festival | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Two Parts

When: February 24, 2018

Where: Mile High Station, 2027 Old West Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 3pm – 7pm

Cost: $50 – $75

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Colorado Distillers Guild and Two Parts present the first ever Hearts & Trails Spirits Festival, in celebration of the launch of the Colorado Spirits Trail—a collective map guiding you through the craft distilleries of Colorado.

This unique tasting event will highlight some of the state’s finest spirit artisans, and will take place at Mile High Station.

Psst… Check out our featured article for this event! 

#24 HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR: A CELEBRATION WITH GUANGDONG CHARM

Chinese New Year | The Denver Ear

When: February 24, 2018

Where: Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 7pm

Cost: $20 – $50

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Happy Chinese New Year 2018, the spring of the Year of Dog is here. Chinese American Association and Confucius Classroom in Denver invited Guangdong Performing Arts Troupe, a group of celebrated Chinese artists, to sing, dance and perform acrobatic feats with local Chinese community members in Denver.

#25 WWE: LIVE ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA
WWE | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©WWE

When: February 24, 2018

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $20 – $115

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WWE will return to Denver’s Pepsi Center on the “Road to WrestleMania”. This will be your chance to see your all of your favorite Smackdown WWE Superstars live in action.

#26 CELEBRATING DAVID BOWIE
Celebrating David Bowie | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Celebrating David Bowie

When: February 25, 2018

Where: Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 8pm

Cost: $35.50 – $65.50

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Celebrating David Bowie keeps David’s music alive with musicians who worked closely with him throughout his career and other top musicians greatly influenced by him.

#27 MIGUEL
Miguel | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Miguel

When: February 28, 2018

Where: Ogden Theatre, 935 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218

Time: 9pm

Cost: $45.50

Purchase Tickets Online

Miguel will perform live at the Ogden Theatre, with special guest SiR & Nonchalant Savant.

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