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Denver Events in June 2007

Summertime in the Mile High City

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Update for 2008: June 2008 Events in Denver

Summertime, and the livin' is easy in Denver for the month of June. The People's Fair on June 2 - 3 and Father's Day on June 17 are highlights of events in the Mile High City for June 2007. For more comprehensive concert listings, visit the Red Rocks concert schedule and the Denver Botanic Gardens concert schedule.

  • Norah Jones Concert
    Date: Friday, June 1
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    What: Norah Jones returns to Red Rocks with her signature jazz sound.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS

  • Free Day at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
    Date: Friday, June 1
    Location: Chatfield, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon, Littleton
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 303-973-3705

  • First Friday Art Walk
    Date: Friday, June 1
    Location: Santa Fe Art District, 5th to 10th Ave. on Santa Fe Dr.
    Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
    What: Free admission to art galleries along Santa Fe Dr.

  • Capitol Hill People's Fair
    Date: Saturday, June 2 - Sunday, June 3
    Location: Civic Center Park
    What: The granddaddy of all summer festivals in Denver, the People's Fair began as a hippie gathering and has morphed into an arts festival.
    Cost: Free admission.

  • Free Day at the Denver Art Museum
    Date: Saturday, June 2
    Location: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 720-865-5000

  • Big Head Todd & The Monsters Concert
    Date: Saturday, June 2
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    What: Local band Big Head Todd returns home for a concert at Red Rocks.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS.

  • City Park Jazz Opening Night
    Date: Sunday, June 3
    Location: City Park bandstand
    Time: 6 p.m.
    What: The free jazz series kicks off with Conjunto Colores, and continues every Sunday at 6 p.m. through August 5.
    Contact: 303-744-1004

  • Free Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
    Date: Wednesday, June 6
    Location: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd.
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 303-322-7009

  • Colorado Renaissance Fair Opening Weekend
    Date: Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, June 10
    Location: Larkspur (30 min. south of Denver)
    What: Relive the Renaissance with medieval entertainment such as jousts. The RenFair continues every weekend through July 12.
    Cost: $17.95 for adults, $8 for children 5-12.

  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven Choral Fantasy & Symphony No. 9
    Date: Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, June 10
    Location: Boettcher Concert Hall
    Time: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday
    What: Music director Jeffrey Kahane takes to the piano as part of the CSO Beethoven Festival.
    Cost: Tickets are $15 - $67.50.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS

  • Quinceaneara Benefit for Museo de Las Americas
    Date: Friday, June 15
    Location: 1399 45th St.
    Time: 6 p.m.
    What: The Museo de Las Americas celebrates its 15th birthday with cocktails, dinner and music by singer Lila Downs.
    Cost: Tickets are $35 - $150.
    Contact: 303-571-4401 ext. 21

  • John Mayer Concert
    Date: Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m. both nights
    What: John Mayer brings his brand of sensitive rock to the Mile High City.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS

  • Father's Day
    Date: Sunday, June 17
    What: Take your dad out to lunch for all his hard work.

  • Free Day at the Denver Botanic Gardens
    Date: Monday, June 18
    Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York St.
    Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    What: Free admission for Colorado residents.
    Contact: 720-865-3500
    More: Photos from the Denver Botanic Gardens

  • Film on the Rocks Opening Night: "Pulp Fiction"
    Date: Monday, June 18
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 7 p.m. for band, 9 p.m. for movie
    What: The outdoor film series at Red Rocks kicks off with Quentin Tarantino's surprise hit. The series continues through August.
    Cost: Tickets are $10.
    Contact: 303-893-4100

  • Floorplay Opening Night
    Date: Tuesday, June 19
    Location: The Buell Theatre
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Latin and ballroom dancing create some heat in this Broadway production showing through June 24.
    Cost: Tickets are $15 - $52.
    Contact: 303-893-4100

  • Cirque du Soleil's "Corteo" Opening Night
    Date: Friday, June 22
    Location: Pepsi Center Grounds
    Time: 8 p.m.
    What: Cirque du Soleil returns to Denver with their production of "Corteo" through August 5.
    Cost: Tickets are $45 - $80 for adults and $31.50 - $56 for children.
    Contact: 1-800-678-5440

  • Widespread Panic Concert
    Date: Friday, June 22, Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. on Sunday
    What: The Panic returns to Red Rocks as the ultimate jam band.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS

  • Denver PrideFest
    Date: Saturday, June 23 - Sunday, June 24
    Location: Civic Center Park
    What: PrideFest celebrates the diversity of the GLBT community with a parade and vendor exhibits.
    Cost: Free admission.

  • Goo Goo Dolls Concert
    Date: Wednesday, June 27
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    What: The Goo Goo Dolls rock out at Red Rocks.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS

  • Michael Franti & Spearhead Concert
    Date: Saturday, June 30
    Location: Red Rocks Ampitheatre
    Time: 6:30 p.m.
    What: Etown presents Michael Franti and Spearhead as part of the KBCO concert series.
    Contact: 303-830-TIXS

  • Kenny Chesney Concert
    Date: Saturday, June 30
    Location: Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City
    Time: 7 p.m.
    What: Country heartthrob Kenny Chesney is sure to break some hearts in Denver.
    Cost: Tickets are $65 -$85. Contact: 303-830-TIXS
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