Weekend Off The Wagon – 6/3-6/5

Chalk Art: Denver, CO, USA

Denver Chalk Art Festival, by badgerworks on Flikr

Your Weekend Forecast*

Friday, June 3rd
Mostly Sunny
High: 75˚ – Low: 53˚
Precip: 10%

Saturday, June 4th
Mostly Sunny
High: 80˚ – Low: 57˚
Precip: 20%

Sunday, June 5th
Partly Cloudy
High: 87˚ – Low: 61˚
Precip: 20%

* This is Denver. Bring a swimsuit and ski jacket at all times.

And now on to your events for the weekend

Friday, June 3rd

First Friday
The first Friday of every month, all summer long, art galleries around town keep their doors open late for a nice summertime art walk. Some of the more popular neighborhoods include the Santa Fe Arts District and the Tennyson Street Arts District. Be sure to check out Infinite Monkey Theorem. The Westword has some great picks as well. Rackhouse Pub and Breckenridge Brewery sponsor a free shuttle around the Santa Fe walk.

Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at Star Bar
Enjoy some special offerings from the brewers at Oskar Blues. Music by The Atomic Drifters

Snowmass Chili Peppper & Brew Fest
Chili cookoff, 70+ breweries, music. ‘Nuf said.
http://www.snowmasschiliandbrew.com/

Concerts
A few musical offerings:

  • Dispatch at Red Rocks
  • Fitz and the Tantrums at the Bluebird
  • Three Six Mafia at Casselman’s
  • More on gigbot

Saturday, June 4th

Justice League of Street Food
Food carts, beer, lots of people. It’s one of the coolest things we do in Denver. Carts include Steuben’s, Sully’s Slice Truck, The Biscuit Bus, The Denver Cupcake Truck, Pinche Tacos, Deluxe’s Little Orange Rocket, Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs, The Steamin’ Demon, Gastro Cart, & Stick It To Me.
5-10pm – 3507 Ringsby Court
Denver Street Food has the flier

Denver Chalk Art Festival
Larimer Square shuts down for this amazing expose of chalk artists. The sidewalks and street turn from thoroughfare to artistic medium as artists embed their creations into asphalt and concrete. Beer, wine, music, and other fun activities abound.
Larimer Square – 10am-10pm
http://www.denverchalkart.org/

Journey’s Backyard BBQ
Free, all ages concert and skate + bmx + motocross event.
Music includes The Dirty Heads, Memphis High, Vices I Admire, My Body Sings Electric and Regret Night.
Flatiron Crossing in Broomfield
http://www.journeysbbq.com/denver.aspx

Colorado Rapids vs. Philadelphia Union
7pm at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
coloradorapids.com

Snowmass Chili Peppper & Brew Fest
Day 2. Chili cookoff, 70+ breweries, music.
http://www.snowmasschiliandbrew.com/

Concerts

  • Noah and the Whale at the Bluebird
  • Dispatch at Red Rocks
  • Paul Oakenfold at Beta
  • Whiskey King Coalition at Hi-Dive
  • More on gigbot

Sunday, June 5th

Denver Chalk Art Festival
Larimer Square shuts down for this amazing expose of chalk artists. The sidewalks and street turn from thoroughfare to artistic medium as artists embed their creations into asphalt and concrete. Beer, wine, music, and other fun activities abound.
Larimer Square – 10am-7pm
http://www.denverchalkart.org/

Concerts

  • Ratatat at the Ogden
  • Dispatch at Red Rocks
  • Bright Eyes as the Fillmore
  • More on gigbot

Or hey, go play volleyball at Wash Park. Let us know what you’re up to or if we missed your event.

Have a great weekend!

About PJ Hoberman


PJ likes beer. A lot. And whiskey. Gin. Wine. Cocktails. Um.. what were we talking about?

  • http://www.drinkeattravel.com cambria

    i need to come to denver. now. and always. i dig these roundups!

    • http://denveroffthewagon.com PJ

      So get your ass out here.

      Also, you probably dig these so much because you gave me the idea.. Weekend, What up!

  • Josh Rapp

    ALSO, come see me at the Rackhouse tonight. I’ll be behind the bar and we sponsor a free bus that goes to the art district!