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Psst… 26 Things to do in Denver this November 201810 min read

Trans-Siberian Orchestra | The Denver Ear

From special concerts, charity events, movies, foodies and the beginning of the holiday season events, check out the great things Denver has to offer for the month of November!

26 THINGS TO DO IN DENVER THIS NOVEMBER 2018

#1 DENVER FILM FESTIVAL
Denver Film Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: October 31 – November 11, 2018

Where: SIE FilmCenter, McNichols Civic Center Building, UA Denver Pavilions & Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Time & Cost: Varies

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The 40th Annual Denver Film Festival (DFF), produced by Denver Film Society (DFS), is the largest premier film celebration in the Rocky Mountain Region.  Denver Film Festival is the city’s premier cultural event of the fall, selling more than 55,000 tickets to more than 250 films: Blockbusters, docs, shorts and indies.

#2 LORD OF DANCE: DANGEROUS GAMES
Lord of Dance | The Denver Ear

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When: November 1, 2018

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

Time: 8pm

Cost: $29.50 – $79.50

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Michael Flatley’s Lord of Dance: Dangerous Games is a spectacular new staging of the much-loved traditional masterpiece. The show stars James Keegan, Morgan Comer, Mathew Smith, Cathal Keaney, Fergal Keaney and Andras Kren as the “Lords of the Dance” and is choreographed and directed by Michael Flatley.

 #3 DENVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL
Denver International Wine Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: November 1 – 3, 2018

Where: Denver Marriott Westminster, 7000 Church Ranch Blvd, Westminster, CO 80021

Time: Varies

Cost: $95 – $490

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The 14th Annual Denver International Wine Festival, is a three-day wine and food festival, that showcases the largest selection of international and domestic wines at any Grand Tasting in the Rocky Mountain region.

#4 COLORADO COUNTRY CHRISTMAS GIFT SHOW
Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show

When: November 2 – 4, 2018

Where: Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

Time: Friday 10am – 8pm, Saturday 9am – 8pm & Sunday 10am – 5pm

Cost: $14.50; Free for Children 13 & Under. Psst… One ticket allows a three-day entry!

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The 15th Annual Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show features over 450 unique displays, where you will discover new gift ideas, original art and crafts, sculpture, ceramics, specialty foods, home décor, clothing, furniture, floral designs, jewelry, antiques, candles, toys and more.

#5 DENVER ARTS WEEK
Denver Arts Week | The Denver Ear

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When: November 2 – 10, 2018

Where & Cost: Varies

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The 12th Annual Denver Arts Week is an eight-day celebration of all things art in The Mile High City. The program, presented by VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau, features more than 300 events at a wide variety of art galleries, museums, theaters and concert halls many of which are deeply discounted.

#6 DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION
Denver Botanic Gardens | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Denver Botanic Gardens

When: November 3, 2018

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

Time: 9am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Experience the colorful fun of Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, with family crafts, costumes and more, at the Denver Botanic Gardens.

#7 BREAKIN’ CONVENTION
Breakin' Convention | The Denver Ear

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When: November 3 –4, 2018

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

Time: Varies

Cost: Free – $45

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Breakin’ Convention is the world’s biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre showcasing the very best from around the world and around the corner. Curated and hosted by UK hip hop pioneer Jonzi D, this is an awe inspiring weekend of exceptional performances from world champion b-boy crews to cutting edge street dance companies, live on stage.

#8 ROCK-A-BELLY
Rock-A-Belly | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Food for Thought Denver

When: November 3, 2018

Where: Tivoli Turnhalle, 900 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Cost: $50

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Rock-A-Belly is a fun-filled evening includes music by Chris Daniels & The Kings, The Hazel Miller Band, and Mr. Majestyk’s 8-Track Revival. Enjoy delicious gourmet tastings by Denver’s top chefs, brewers and distillers!

Psst… All proceeds from this event will benefit Food For Thought Denver and will help provide weekend food to low-income students in Denver Public Schools to help bridge the gap between meals they receive at school during the week.

#9 THE PANCAKES & BOOZE ART SHOW
Pancakes & Booze Art Show | The Denver Ear

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When: November 3, 2018

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

Time: 8pm

Cost: $15

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The Pancakes & Booze Art Show provides art lovers an opportunity to explore more than 300 pieces of artwork created by some 80+ artists local to Denver’s s unparalleled art scene. Alongside an immensely wide variety of pop art, fine art, and photography; show goers can sip on some of the dankest craft beer or signature cocktails while consuming free pancakes

#10 303 MAGAZINE’S DENVER FASHION WEEK FALL ’18
Denver Fashion Week | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©303 Magazine

When: November 4 – 11, 2018

Where: Lumenati Productions, 3839 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80205

Time & Cost: Varies

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303 Magazine returns with its Denver Fashion Week Fall edition this month. DFW will feature local and national designers, showcasing their newest collections, as well as a special Hair Show.

#11 ICE CUBE
Ice Cube | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Fillmore Auditorium

When: November 8, 2018

Where: Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson St, Denver, CO 80218

Time: 8pm

Cost: $44 – $115

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Ice Cube will be performing live at the Fillmore Auditorium!

#12 DENVER VETERANS DAY PARADE & FESTIVAL
Denver Veterans Day Parade & Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: November 10 – 11, 2018

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Saturday 10am – 3pm, Sunday 8am

Cost: Free

Denver Veterans Day Parade & Festival is a family-friendly event that features a music stage, kids & family activities, military displays, tons of vendors, and a wide variety of food. The Parade & Festival serves as a celebratory “Thank You” to our Veterans who have fought to ensure our freedoms.

#13 UFC FIGHT NIGHT
UFC | The Denver Ear

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When: November 10, 2018

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

Time: 4:30pm First Bout; 6pm TV Prelims

Cost: $25 – $150

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In 1993, a revolution began in Denver, Colorado, and on November 10 the UFC will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in the city where it all began with an event to remember at Pepsi Center. In the UFC Fight Night main event, Mexican star Yair Rodriguez returns to the Octagon to meet one of the sport’s most exciting action heroes in “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung. Plus, welterweight contenders collide when Denver’s own Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone returns home to face knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry.

#14 RINO PROM
RiNo Prom | The Denver Ear

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When: November 10, 2018

Where: B-Spot Gallery, 3004 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 9:30pm – 2:30am

Cost: $50 – $105

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RiNo Prom Night reimagines the prom experience for the 21 and older crowd. In downtown Denver, escape for one night only to a transformed space where the punch is spiked, there are no chaperones, no curfew, and the DJ plays all night.

Psst… RiNo Prom supports Minds Matter of Denver. Minds Matter of Denver is committed to making college education a reality for accomplished high school students from low-income environments!

#15 THE GREAT CANDY RUN
The Great Candy Run | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©The Great Candy Run

When: November 11, 2018

Where: Washington Park, 1700 E. Louisiana Avenue, Denver, CO 80210

Time: 9am

Cost: $30 – $40

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The Great Candy Run is a sweet event that will leave you with lifelong memories! Participants and spectators alike will enjoy the fun, fast, and sweet themed (of course) 5K course designed with walkers and runners in mind, a family festival featuring games, activity stations, amazing face painting, great refreshments, giveaways and lots of additional sweetness!

#16 DENVER GRILLED CHEESE FEST
Denver Grilled Cheese Festival | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Imagination Library of Denver

When: November 14, 2018

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

Time: 6pm – 10pm

Cost: $55 – $125

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Watch 15+ of Denver’s finest chefs compete for the best Grilled Cheese in Denver at the annual Denver Grilled Cheese Fest! The award, The Meltdown, will be given out by Rep. Leslie Herod! Drink great beers, sip on fantastic cocktails, eat ample grilled cheese, and

Psst… Proceeds from this event go towards supporting child literacy by raising money for The Imagination Library of Denver!

#17 DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS: WINTER GIFT MARKET
Denver Botanic Gardens | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Denver Botanic Gardens

When: November 15 – 17, 2018

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

Time: Thursday 4pm – 8pm, Friday & Saturday 9am – 6pm

Cost: Free

Denver Botanic Gardens will be hosting its annual Winter Gift Market this month. Vendors will sell one-­of-a-kind, handcrafted holiday items; bath and body products; pottery; jewelry; specialty foods; clothing; antiques and more. The Gardens’ Guild offers its popular herbal vinegars and seasonings.

#18 COLORADO SKI & SNOWBOARD EXPO
 Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo | The Denver Ear

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When: November 16 – 18, 2018

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

Time: Friday 12pm – 10pm, Saturday 10am – 8pm & Sunday 10am – 6pm

Cost: $15; Free for Children 12 & Under

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The 27th Annual Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo offers the best bargains on skis, snowboards, boots, outerwear, clothing, lift tickets, lodging, and lesson packages. This three-day expo also features interactive attractions that include a high ropes course, climbing wall, fitness challenge, and learn-to-ski dry slope.

#19 SEINFELD LIVE
Seinfeld Live | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Bellco Theatre

When: November 16, 2018

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

Time: 7pm & 10pm

Cost: $50 – $175

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America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Bellco Theatre! Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere.

#20 DENVER CHRISTKINDL MARKET
Denver Christkindl Market | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Denver Christkindl Market

When: November 16 – December 23, 2018

Where: 1515 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: Sunday – Thursday 11am – 7pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 9pm

Cost: Free

Denver Christkindl Market, Presented by the German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter, is Denver’s only authentic German Christmas Market. The Christkindl Market brings old world Christmas char to downtown Denver with music, beer & Gluehwein, entertainment, gifts, crafts and of course holiday spirit. Vendors from Europe and the Colorado area share their unique wares with Denver.

#21 HALLMARK CHANNEL PRESENTS: TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA
Trans-Siberian Orchestra | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Trans-Siberian Orchestra

When: November 17, 2018

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

Time: 3pm & 8pm

Cost: $49.50 – $79.50

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Hallmark Channel Presents the critically-acclaimed, multi-platinum, musical powerhouse, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, with their completely updated presentation of “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve.”

#22 THE BROWN PALACE CHAMPAGNE CASCADE
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, Autograph Collection | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, Autograph Collection

When: November 18, 2018

Where: The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, 321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 12pm

Cost: $15 – $20

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Kick off the holiday season in style at The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa‘s 30th Annual Champagne Cascade.

The event will feature a master swordsman using a Napoleonic saber to sever the bottlenecks of Moet & Chandon Champagne bottles. The Champagne is then poured into the uppermost glass of a two-story high, 6,000+ glass pyramid. As the champagne overflows the top glass, it cascades into the glasses below, creating a dazzling display as the bubbly liquid flows.

#23 TWENTY ONE PILOTS
Twenty One Pilots | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Twenty One Pilots

When: November 19, 2018

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

Time: 7pm

Cost: $39.50 – $79.50

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Twenty One Pilots will perform live at Pepsi Center with Special Guests, AWOLNATION and Max Frost.

#24 MOVIE AT THE SYMPHONY: HOME ALONE IN CONCERT

Home Alone

When: November 23, 2018

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, 1000 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $15 – $89

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Movie at the Symphony: Home Alone in Concert is a holiday classic and features renowned composer John Williams’ charming and delightful score performed live as the film is shown on large suspended screens in Boettcher Concert Hall!

#25 HORSESHOE HOLIDAY MARKET
Horseshoe Holiday Market | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Horseshoe Market

When: November 24 – 25, 2018

Where: Highlands Masonic Event Center, 3550 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

The 2018 Horseshoe Holiday Market will be back at the Highlands Masonic Temple! Over 100 of Colorado’s most exceptional makers, vendors, artisanal food, food trucks and more. Free admission, however, donations encouraged as they will be donating to the Children’s Hospital Art Therapy Program.

#26 CHANNEL 93.3 NOT SO SILENT NIGHT: THE REVIVALISTS & MORE

Channel 93.3 Not so Silent Night | The Denver Ear

When: November 30, 2018

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

Time: 6pm – 11pm

Cost: $43.50 – $49.95

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Channel 93.3 KTCL presents Not So Silent Night featuring The Revivalists, Elle King, American Authors, Max Frost & Wildermiss at the 1STBANK Center!

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