We’re back with your weekly weekend round-up, and this upcoming weekend (July 13-15) is full of fun events that are perfect for each and every member of your family.

Don’t have weekend plans just yet? We’ve got you covered. Between various fairs and rodeos, food festivals, movie nights, baseball games, and more, there’s bound to be an activity that will please each member of the family. Check out the weekend round-up below!

Friday, July 13

Colorado Symphony Season Preview

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Courtesy of Colorado Symphony (Facebook)

When: July 13
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall

The Colorado Symphony’s 2018-19 Season is primed to be one of its best! Music Director Brett Mitchell will take you through a musical journey of the upcoming season with works that will “define the next year of music in Colorado.” From “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone to various selections from The Sound of Music, and everything in between, there’s plenty of incredible music that awaits you!

Meditation in the Museum

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Courtesy of Denver Art Museum

When: July 13
Where: Denver Art Museum, Denver

Unwind and relax with a meditation session amongst the art. Led by the Kadampa Meditation Center, the hour-long session will teach you how to relax, reflect, and enjoy the quiet calmness that tends to be missing in our day-to-day lives. It will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. and is included in general admission.

Dive-In Movies

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Courtesy of Elitch Gardens (Facebook)

When: July 13
Where: Elitch Gardens Water Park

Watch Disney-Pixar’s Coco at Elitch Gardens’ Island Kingdom Water Park after the park closes at 7 p.m.! The movie’s free with any park admission or season pass!

Broncos Movie Night

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Courtesy of Denver Broncos (Facebook)

When: July 13
Where: Broncos Stadium at Mile High

Like Elitch Gardens’ movie event, you’ll be able to watch Disney-Pixar’s Coco inside the stadium. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m.

GRiZ at Red Rocks

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Courtesy of GRiZ (Facebook)

When: July 13-14
Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison

DJ GRiZ will be joined by Pomo and Freddy Todd at Red Rocks for two nights of incredible music. Between his vast array of talents — songwriting, production, and even the saxophone — it’ll be a show to remember!

Denver County Fair

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Courtesy of Denver County Fair (Facebook)

When: July 13-15
Where: National Western Complex, Denver

The Denver County Fair is full of incredible activities, varying from a 5K run, a beer and wine festival, goat yoga, a carnival, and much, much more! As their slogan states, the fair is all about “fairly weird fun” and that’s exactly what you’re gonna get!

Colorado Irish Festival

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Courtesy of Colorado Irish Festival (Facebook)

When: July 13-15
Where: Clement Park, Littleton

It’s not St. Patrick’s Day, but that shouldn’t stop you from celebrating Irish culture this weekend. Come dressed in green and join thousands as a huge display of kilts, bagpipes, Irish step dancing, live musical entertainment, and more awaits you.

Colorado Black Arts Festival

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Courtesy of Black Arts Festival (Facebook)

When: July 13-15
Where: Denver City Park, Denver

The Colorado Black Arts Festival seeks to “develop, promote and celebrate African arts and culture in Colorado,” according to its website. The free festival includes an art garden, live music and other entertainment, food and drinks, and more.

Slow Food Nations

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Courtesy of Slow Food (Facebook)

When: July 13-15
Where: Larimer Square, Denver

This free festival brings together flavor, culture, and exploration. Not only will there be delicious food (duh!) and tastings, but farmers and artisans from across Colorado will be hosting workshops and demonstrations. Plus, there will be a mural project AND a Tattered Cover pop-up!

Saturday, July 14

Mystic Mermaids Under the Sea Breakfast

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Courtesy of Downtown Aquarium (Facebook)

When: July 14
Where: Downtown Aquarium, Denver

At 9:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, you’ll be able to dine and have a breakfast unlike any other! Not only will you enjoy a delicious breakfast, but entertainment will come in the form of the beautiful mermaids as they swim and teach you how to protect our oceans. And the fun doesn’t stop there — meet the mermaids and participate in an autograph signing AND photo op.

Urban Home Show

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Courtesy of Urban Home Show

When: July 14
Where: Skyline Park, Denver

If you’re a homeowner, or in the process of buying a home, then this is the event for you. The Urban Home Show will have all the latest in homes, gardening, home decor, remodeling, and so much more. Meet with the experts and learn how to remodel your home so it fits you, both in functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Colorado Renaissance Festival

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Courtesy of Colorado Renaissance Festival (Facebook)

When: July 14-15
Where: 650 W. Perry Park Ave., Larkspur

This weekend’s theme is Wine Revelry. Participate in the Legendary Grape Stomp Competition and win prizes. You can even enjoy a free wine sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub from 11:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Cheers!

Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

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Courtesy of Hot Air Balloon Festival | Photo by Ross Youngblood

When: July 14-15
Where: Bald Eagle Lake, Steamboat Springs

Watch as dozens of hot air balloons take to the skies, filling the area with an array of color as far as the eye can see. The rodeo portion of the event consists of competitions like the pilots trying to dip the balloons into the Bald Eagle Lake!

Sunday, July 15

Summer Soirée

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Courtesy of Speakeasy Soirée (Facebook)

When: July 15
Where: Room & Board, Cherry Creek

On the patio of Cherry Creek’s Room & Board, you’ll find music, food, drinks, and plenty of dancing — the best that Denver has to offer! Swing dance lessons will be provided and plenty of signature craft cocktails and tasty bites will be served.

What do you think? Will you be attending one (or maybe two?) of these fun events this weekend? Are there upcoming events we missed in our list? Let us know in the comments section below and we can get the conversation started. Have a great weekend, Colorado!

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