Denver, Colorado

City Overview

Located on the banks of the South Platte River close to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Denver was founded in November 1858 as a gold mining town. Denver went from having a small urban core surrounded by rural farms to a booming downtown dotted with skyscrapers and surrounded by growing suburbs.

In recent years, Denver has grown into a major metropolis. While rising rent and higher home prices have been a challenge, Denver's growth has also offered unprecedented opportunities for events and entertainment. Denver Free Fun gives you the opportunity to explore the city while preserving your budget.

City Event Calendar

Events In Your City

From food to festivals to fun events, we help you keep to your budget while still exploring everything your city has to offer.
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Parker Porch Parade Series - Halloween!

October 22, 2020

October 22-31, 2020 12:01 AM of October 22 until 8:00 PM of October 31 voting at Virtual Map

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Boo! At Bear Creek

October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Bear Creek Nature Center

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Boulder County Free Day Admission

October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Colorado Railroad Museum

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Community Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

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2nd Annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

October 24, 2020

October 24, 2020 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Stanley Marketplace 2501 Dallas StAurora

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3rd Annual Halloween Fest

October 24, 2020

October 24, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM at Premier Mountain Insurance 1100 South Shoshone Street Denver

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Trinity's Drive-Thru Hallelujah Harvest

October 24, 2020

October 24, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran, Franktown CO

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Halloween Trunk N Treat

October 25, 2020

October 25, 2020 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM at 9126 West Bowles Avenue Littleton, CO 80123

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Free Mr. Mummy Pancake by IHOP

October 26, 2020

October 26, 2020 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM at IHOP Restuarant DENVER CO.

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FunFest Trunk or Treat

October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at North Metro Church

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Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2020

October 31, 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Littleton Church

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Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2020

October 31, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Community Of Grace

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City Blog

We will keep you up to date with all the happenings in your city. Use our blog as a creative road map to your adventures!

A Guide to Denver Halloween 2020

Halloween may look different this year, but it still can be a way for you and the family to find trick-or-treat excitement! From festive fall fun to ghoulish encounters, here are our suggestions for your 2020 Denver Halloween!

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Deals for National Teacher's Day

National Teacher's Day is Tuesday, May 8, and there are several deals out there to make the end of the year even better. These deals are available for all teachers, staff and administrators. Just show your ID to take advantage of them!!!

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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Around Denver

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army's difficult victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza and Denver is known for having one of the larges

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Getting a New Kitchen on a Denver Free Fun Budget

If you are looking to update the appearance of your kitchen, one of the fastest and easiest ways to create an entirely new look is to paint your kitchen cabinets. Get a professional, quality look, you need a professional with experience.

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Top Ten Hiking Trails Near Denver

Colorado is known for its beautiful scenery and vast mountains and the people of Denver are no strangers to the beautiful hiking trails. Find a great family trail, a new challenge, or a gorgeous new place to go adventuring.

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Celebrate National Margarita Day with the Best Margarita Deals in Town!!!

National Margarita Day 2018 has great deals on our favorite margarita, salt and lime concoctions all over Denver. Stop in and grab a drink to celebrate the day. Know of any others around town? Let us know.

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Chinese New Year 2018: The Year of the Dog in Denver

It is time to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2018, the Year of the Dog and we wanted to let you know the best places to get your Red Envelopes, watch the Lion Dance, enjoy cultural displays and see the arts and crafts around Denver

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Celebrating Galentine's Day

Ladies, Galentine's Day is almost here and it is time to show some love to the leading ladies in your life!!! On February 13th, women all around will be celebrating with each other to show how much they care about each other.

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Where to Get the Best Slice Price for National Pizza Day

Friday, February 9, is National Pizza Day, and if you want to know where to get the best deal on America’s favorite food to celebrate, check out this list!!! Several locations around Denver are participating.

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Swing Your Way to Fitness with Air Aerial Fitness

Now aerial yoga has come to Denver and Air Aerial Fitness at 4433 W. 29th Ave. 202 is leading the way with their amazing fitness opportunity. Here people can transform their bodies and their routines while immersing in a fun, stimulating environment

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Celebrate the Superbowl with the Best Local Food Deals

I am not a big football fan and while I can get on board when it is my home team, I am indifferent otherwise. However, I am a big fan of food, drink and socializing. So today my son's friend the chef is cooking up a feast for all of us to enjoy.

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Valentine's Day Dates on a Denver Free Fun Budget

Telling someone you love them does not have to put you in debt. With Valentine’s Day approaching, you can skip the expensive tokens that are eaten, die or are never worn and you can still show how much you care while still watching your budget.

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The Sweetest of Local Sweetheart Deals for Valentine's Day!!!

Valentine’s Day is coming up and if you’re feeling clueless about what to get your sweetheart, Denver Free Fun has the answers. We have put together a list of some great local Valentine’s Deals going on around Denver that are sure to make your loved

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Denver's Finest Local Food Delivery Services

Denver has become a world-class city in recent years and with that has come an influx of culinary cuisine to tempt your taste buds!!! Here are a few of Denver's yummiest local food delivery services to try when you are ready to sample delicious Denve

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Resolve to Get in Shape for the New Year with These Ten Denver Gyms

It is time to hit the gym and fulfill those 2018 New Year’s resolutions!!! But with so many gyms and so many deals, what do you get and what is the best deal around town??? Here is a list of a few of Denver's best gyms and their deals

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Make way for the "Holiest" Food Holiday of the Year with National Donut Day!!!

If you love the doughy bites of sugary goodness sold in bakeries across the country, then National Donut Day is the day for you and we have lots of locations that are offering a devilish deal to feed your addictions.

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Check Out Local Library Passes

Your local library offers passes to fun things to do around Denver. Attend museums, exhibits, state parks and more with your family and friends for free when you take advantage of these library perks.

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Celebrate Star Wars The Last Jedi

If you haven’t guessed, I am a bit of a sci-fi nerd. My earliest memories were sitting on my dad’s lap watching Star Trek with him. So around here the release of a new Star Wars movie is cause for celebration.

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Movie Deals and Programs

Head to the movies with all these great local movie deals at theaters near you and catch the latest flicks on a bargain budget. With free tickets, discounted tickets, concessions and unlimited movies, you'll save money

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The Best Reward Savings Programs Online

If you love saving money, these online savings programs will help you earn money and build your savings faster. While not "get-rich-quick" programs, they can build over time adding to your bottom line.

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Where to Go Ice Skating in Denver

Ice Skating is a staple of winter and you can ice skate around town throughout the winter. Find all the best places to go ice skating and where to find the deals here. Special events are frequently on their websites as well.

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