300 Days of Sunshine and Blue Skies in Colorado predicted again.
There are lots of things to do in Denver so get out and enjoy our spectacular spring and summer weather. Hot days followed by cool crisp summer evenings (and perhaps a blizzard or two… the joys of Colorado weather)
Summer on the Square: Larimer Square 2018 Summer Events
16th annual Denver Chalk Art Festival and Dining Al Fresco evenings under the lights dates and details announced
With the warm weather upon us, Larimer Square, Denver’s most beautiful and historic shopping, dining and entertainment district, is kicking off an exciting 2018 summer season.
Signature events this summer include the beautiful Denver Chalk Art Festival in June, annual Dining Al Fresco evenings when the region’s most-celebrated chefs serve guests outdoors on the blocked-off street under Larimer Square’s canopy of lights and the highly-anticipated second Slow Food Nations will take place entirely on Larimer Square for the first time.
Denver Chalk Art Festival: Larimer Square will kick off summer with the annual Denver Chalk Art festival, a free two-day street-painting festival. Perfect for the entire family, hundreds of artists spend hours turning the streets of Larimer Square into a museum of beautiful chalk art. The interactive art festival takes place on June 2-3, 2018 on Larimer Square in Denver.
- Dates: Saturday, June 2 – Sunday, June 3
- Time: Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sunday 10:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Free and open to the public
Slow Food Nations: A festival of flavor, culture and exploration, Slow Food Nations will take over Larimer Square, offering an open-air Taste Marketplace, outdoor street café, globally-recognized speakers, workshops and family fun. Guests will connect with farmers, artisans, chefs and food lovers.
- Dates: Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15
- Time: Friday 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m; Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m; Sunday10:00am – 8:00 p.m
- Free and open to the public with select ticketed events
Dining Al Fresco on Larimer Square: Join the award-winning chefs and restaurants of Larimer Square as they extend their dining rooms onto the street for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Larimer Square was named one of USA Today’s Top 10 Dining Al Fresco Neighborhoods in the United States with happy hour festivities, dinner, and an evening under the stars, Dining Al Fresco is one of the city’s best summer scenes. Reservations are required and are available through participating restaurants.
- Dates: Sat., July 21, Sat. August 18 and Sat., September 15
- Seating at 5:00 p.m.
- Reservations required
Larimer Square Sidewalk Sale: Larimer Square will host its annual Sidewalk Sale in September, when savvy shoppers know they’ll find fantastic deals including up to 75% off on designer clothing, home decor, art, jewelry, hats, shoes and other treasures from more than 20 Larimer Square retail shops.
Dates: September 14 & 15
- Time: Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m
- Outside on Larimer Square
For more information about summer events on the square please visit: larimersquare.com
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