Author: thedenverguide

Halloween Activities at the Denver Zoo

Halloween Activities at the Denver Zoo
The Denver Zoo has a fun Halloween activity for the kids that includes the great animals, a trick-or-treat safari and the chance to be a Zooper Hero. There are three events happening that sound like the perfect way to spend Halloween if your child is an animal lover. Family enjoys Bunk Before Boo at...
October 20th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Haunted Houses in Denver: The Butcher

Haunted Houses in Denver: The Butcher
It’s back by popular demand! “The Butcher” haunted house [map] located at the Denver Botanical Gardens at Chatfield is a “heart-pounding, hair-raising haunted house that is sure to send chills down your spine”. As you walk through the haunted house, you are greeted by live...
October 18th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Denver Arts Week, November 6th-14th

Denver Arts Week, November 6th-14th
If you are looking for a fun event to bring your family and friends too, I have just the one for you coming up in November. It’s Denver Arts Week, November 6th -14th! This is the third annual arts week and they have some very interesting and fun events planned. Denver is earning quite the reputation...
October 15th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Haunted Houses in Denver: The 13th Door

Haunted Houses in Denver: The 13th Door
Are you looking for a thrill this Halloween? Haunted houses aren’t for everyone, but if you love a good scare, Denver has a few to choose from that I think you might enjoy. Over the next week, I will highlight several haunted houses in Denver. Today, I am featuring The 13th Door located at 3186...
October 12th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Loveland Ski Area First to Open in Colorado

Loveland Ski Area First to Open in Colorado
Winter is so close I can see it! And with temperatures about to take a nose dive, I would say it’s okay to break out those winter sweaters and keep them out. How about that ski gear? Yep, you can break that out too! The Loveland Ski Area was the first to open this season in Colorado. It opened...
October 7th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

2022 Winter Olympics in Denver?

2022 Winter Olympics in Denver?
Since Chicago did not get the bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics, this means Denver could be a viable candidate for an upcoming Winter Olympics. Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter said that Denver is still very interested in bringing the Olympic games to our city. When could we possibly see Denver put in a bid...
October 3rd, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Fall Happenings at the Denver Botanic Gardens

Fall Happenings at the Denver Botanic Gardens
It’s time to wave goodbye to September and welcome in October, which means fall festivals, corn mazes, pumpkins and haunted houses for Halloween. The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield [map] has several fun events which includes a corn maze, a pumpkin festival and a haunted house. It’s the...
September 29th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Win the mCube90, A Cool Travel Gadget from Innergie

Win the mCube90, A Cool Travel Gadget from Innergie
One of THE most annoying issues when you are traveling is all of the multiple charging devices (for computer, phone, ipod, etc) that you end up taking with you. It doesn’t matter if you are traveling for business or leisure, you take these devices with you! Innergie has created a very cool travel...
September 25th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

The Shoppe – A Boutique Pastry Café in Denver

The Shoppe – A Boutique Pastry Café in Denver
If you are looking for a fun, creative and relaxing place to hang out with your friends and family in Denver, CO, The Shoppe might be just the place for you! Located at 3103 East Colfax Avenue [map], the boutique pastry cafe is owned and operated by Tran and Emma. The ladies decided to combine their...
September 23rd, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Anderson Farms – Colorado’s Oldest Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Now that fall has definitely arrived here in Denver (did you see the SNOW?!), I plan on highlighting some more fun fall activities in and around Denver. You can see my list of 5 Events to Attend This Fall here, but there are far more than just 5 things to do! Today, I am highlighting a place just a...
September 21st, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Free Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre September 20th

On Sunday, September 20th, Red Rocks Amphitheater [map] is hosting a free concert called Journey of Hope Concert. The goal of the concert is to inspire the people of Denver and surrounding areas to get active in their community. The free concert is presented by Pennies for Peace and Homevibe. Pennies...
September 17th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

KOOZA Run in Denver Has Been Extended

Due to overwhelming demand Cirque du Soleil announced that additional performances will be added to the KOOZA show schedule in Denver. KOOZA will perform until October 4 under the trademark blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau (big top) at the Pepsi Center Grounds. I had the honor of seeing the show on opening...
September 14th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

5 Events to Attend This Fall in Denver, Colorado!

I just posted how Colorado is one of the top spots for viewing fall foliage. Well, the fall colors aren’t the only great thing you’ll find in the fall here! Denver has quite a bit to offer when it comes to fall events and I want to tell you about them. 5 Events to Attend This Fall in Denver 1....
September 9th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

CBS News Travel Editor Names Colorado as a Surprising Spot for Fall Foliage

Last night, in Denver we had a small cold front move in. When I woke up this morning, I knew that fall was in the air. I could feel it and smell it. I love fall for so many reason and one being the gorgeous fall foliage! Colorado Fall Foliage at its Finest! I have lived in several states over the last...
September 9th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Elitch Gardens Theme Park in Denver, Colorado

Last Saturday my family and I were looking for something fun to do. Since we moved here, we hadn’t been to Elitch Gardens Theme Park [map] and the kids have been begging us to take them there. So, on the spur of the moment, we bought fall passes for all of us and have already used them twice. The...
September 7th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Cafe on 3 in Black Hawk, Colorado

This past weekend I had the pleasure of eating at Cafe on 3 in The Golden Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado. If you are into gambling and into some good food, Black Hawk is a great weekend getaway. It took us about 45 minutes to get there and the drive was gorgeous. I kept wanting to stop along...
September 2nd, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Don’t Miss “A Taste of Colorado” September 4-7

I am so excited about “A Taste of Colorado” event coming September 4th – 7th. Since I am fairly new to the area, I haven’t had the chance to experience this and they have been bringing great food, music and other events since 1984! If you love food, then this is a don’t...
August 27th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Cirque du Soleil Kooza is One Brilliant and Fun Show!

It’s been a few days since I posted and that’s because I have been busy with Denver events! Last night, my husband and I attended the premiere of Cirque du Soleil Kooza at the Pepsi Center Grounds in Denver, Colorado. I have never been to a Cirque du Soleil show (I have no idea why!), so...
August 21st, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Domino’s Free Chocolate Lava Crunch Cake & Enter to Win a Gift Card

Dominos has a new promotional campaign and this is definitely their “hottest” campaign yet! They rented a helicopter and flew over 1,000 of their new Chocolate Lava Crunch Cakes (pictured on the left) to Mount St. Helens for tourists to enjoy as they took in the views of America’s favorite volcano. There...
August 17th, 2009 | Denver | Read More

Colorado Companies Make Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing List

Colorado just keeps making list after list after list and they are all the kind of lists you want your state to be on. It was recently announced that we ranked number five on the 10 Best U.S. Cities for Getting a Raise list. So, what’s the latest news on Colorado? Some of our companies are growing...
August 15th, 2009 | Denver | Read More