From festivals to food and everything else in between, here’s what’s happening in Denver this weekend.

Friday, February 22

EFPALOOZA Film Festival

When: Feb. 21-23
Where: The Bug Theatre

This three-day film festival will feature the work of more than 60 local, emerging filmmakers, who will be in attendance for discussions with the audience. A full festival pass is only $25.

Another Night of Grand Guignol

When: Feb. 21-23
Where: The Bakery Arts Warehouse, Denver

Inspired by a Victorian theater in Paris specializing in gore and shock, this performance revives two classic 20th-century scripts with a modern twist.

UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Finals and Barbegazi Winter Festival

When: Feb. 22-24
Where: Civic Center Park

See 70 athletes from 18 countries compete on a wall of ice while enjoying winter activities like an ice maze and snowball target range. Read more about the Ice Climbing World Cup Finals here.

Denver Restaurant Week

When: Feb. 22 to Mar. 3
Where: Various locations

Hundreds of Denver restaurants will be offering special dinners at great prices this week. Check out the full Denver Restaurant Week menu here.

Untitled Final Friday

When: Feb. 22
Where: The Denver Art Museum

Enjoy an immersive theater performance from the Black Actors Guild that will highlight the history of the Five Points neighborhood.

Overnight Adventures

When: Feb. 22
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Explore the Museum of Nature and Science after dark, see an IMAX film or Planetarium show, and sleep in the wildlife diorama halls.

Saturday, February 23

Sloth Weekend the Downtown Denver Aquarium

When: Feb. 23-24
Where: Downtown Denver Aquarium

In celebration of all things “sloth,” the Downtown Denver Aquarium is hosting its annual Sloth Weekend event, where attendees can get up close to these chill beauties and learn a little more about their habits. Read more about Sloth Weekend here.

Denver Travel and Adventure Show

When: Feb. 23-24
Where: Colorado Convention Center

Find and book your next vacation at special prices while you take in travel seminars.

Winter Tequila Tasting Festival

When: Feb. 23
Where: Blake Street Tavern

Try a variety of types of tequila at this tasting festival. Cheers!

Denver FamilyFest

When: Feb. 23
Where: National Western Complex

Bring the kids to explore booths with activities ranging from coloring books to balloon artists to face-painting at this annual event.

Snowman Stampede

When: Feb. 23
Where: Hudson Gardens and Events Center

Run a 5k, 10k, or half marathon at this annual event in Littleton, and enjoy food and vendors at the finish line.

Sunday, February 24

RiNo Rocks Out

When: Feb. 24
Where: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

Proceeds from this concert, which will feature dance band Thumpin’, will help fight homelessness in our community.

What are YOUR weekend plans? Any cool events we missed in our list? Share them with us in the comments below.

 

Learn more about Sloth Weekend at the Denver Aquarium here!

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