April To-Do List in Denver!
Can you believe it's already April?! Spring is in full-swing and so is that time of the year to get out and enjoy the nice weather! We promise you won't go bored this month with our list of events to check out around Denver. There is something to do for everyone!
COLORADO CRAFT BEER WEEK
When: April 2 – 6, 2018
Where: Multiple Denver Beer Co. Locations
Join Denver Beer Co. for a special Colorado Craft Beer Week! Featuring events such as a special Education Night, Colorado Pint Night, Limited Edition Denver Beer Co. Releases and more.
COLORADO ROCKIES OPENING DAY
When: April 6
Purchase Tickets Online
Baseball season 2018 has arrived and the Colorado Rockies Opening Day will bring you a game of the Colorado Rockies v. Atlanta Braves in the season home opener!
DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS: FREE DAY!
When: April 8
Where: 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206
Denver Botanic Gardens Free Days occur throughout the year at both York Street and Chatfield Farms, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). No tickets are needed for admission to Free Days. Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.
COLORADO RAIL ROAD MUSEUM: FREE DAY!
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April 12: Free Day
Since 1989, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) has distributed funds from a 1/10 of 1% sales and use tax to cultural facilities throughout the seven-county Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. The funds support cultural facilities whose primary purpose is to enlighten and entertain the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, natural history and cultural history.
In honor of our partnership the Colorado Railroad Museum is proud to offer SCFD Sponsored Free Admission Days select Thursdays throughout the year.
Visitors also have the opportunity to catch a ride behind one of the Museum’s historic “Galloping Goose” Motorcars.
Ride Tickets: Adults $4 (16+), Children $2 (2-15, under 2 is free). Museum members receive $1 discount per ticket.
DRINK RINO FREE SHUTTLE
Photo courtesy of ©Drink RiNo
When: First Fridays 5pm–12am & Every Saturday 4pm–12am
RiNo and the Drink RiNo group sponsors free circulator eTuks every First Friday, 5pm–12am and Saturdays, 4pm–12am. There are multiple stops throughout the neighborhood allowing people to visit artists, studios, breweries, eateries and everything else RiNo has to offer.
DENVER SPRING WINE FESTIVAL
Photo courtesy of ©Denver Spring Wine Festival.
When: April 21 4-6pm
Check In Location: Rackhouse Pub (2875 Blake St)
Wine is waiting for you this spring at the Denver Spring Wine Festival. Time to enjoy the taste and friendly faces. Educate yourself while sipping and socialize the best way in a great venue with a cup in your hand, sun may be shining, but delight in the specials.
Enjoy an intimate setting with various wine reps showcasing a few of their top brands.
DENVER GLUTEN FREE & ALLERGEN FRIENDLY EXPO
When: April 21 – 22, 2018
Where: National Western Complex
Purchase Tickets Online
The Denver Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo is an event for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local & national brands, receive coupons and attend informative presentations by top-notch speakers.
GIRLS PINT OUT
When: April 26 at Zuni Street Brewing
Girls Pint Out is teaming up with MEETinDENVER to check out Breweries and Beer Events across the Denver Metro Area!
Join them at Zuni Street Brewing Company in LoHi for some great German, Belgian, and American style beers.
Look for the "Reserved for Meetin.org" and "Reserved for Girls Pint Out" table tents.
ELITCH GARDENS OPENING DAY
When: April 28 Elitch Gardens Opening Day
Don't forget to register your 3 to 5 year old for the new, free Pre-K pass
SABROSO CRAFT BEER, MUSIC & TACO FESTIVAL
When: April 28, 2018
Where: Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Purchase Tickets Online
Sabroso Craft Beer, Music & Taco Festival headlined by The Offspring, is a day filled with craft beer, tasty gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre style wrestling and live music. Featuring four hours of craft beer tastings of over 100 craft beers, including some of the best local favorites.
MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE: FREE DAY!
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When: April 29
Museum of Nature and Science entrance is free, however, a fee still applies to IMAX films, Planetarium shows, and temporary exhibitions. Reservations and amenities (lunchroom, coat and lunch storage, bus drop off, etc.) for school groups are not available on SCFD Community Free Days.