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Fireworks are back this year in full force, and we can't wait! This year it will be extra awesome with several fireworks shows all across the Denver metro area (and Front range). With the 4th falling on a Monday this year, we've all weekend to enjoy BBQs, family, friends, and FIREWORKS! Go America!

With the holiday falling on a Monday this year, most of the more giant fireworks shows will be on Monday the 4th! Some trends to note this year, some shows have been canceled due to fire danger, so make sure to reference your favorite show to ensure they will have real fireworks. Some communities have gotten creative, replacing fireworks with laser shows (Winter Park) or LED drones (Vail). Most of these events start in the morning.

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Rockies opening day, and rooftop bars - it's a Denver right of passage. And with so many fun places to hang out this Spring, how can you possibly choose just one? Denver is chock full of fun patios and rooftops to enjoy this gorgeous Spring weather. So get out there, bask in the sun with your favorite IPA in hand (you're in Colorado ya know) - and tell us below which hot spots we are missing.

Happy Camper - Don't worry, eat happy! If you ask us, the experts, there's not a better combination of pizza, booze, vibes, and happiness.

Happy Camper Denver


Linger - If you're not too creeped out by the fact that this was Olingers Mortuary before turning into a hip restaurant, you'll enjoy some tremendous views and fine Asian street-style food.


Avanti Food &…

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It's time to put away the puffy jackets and pull out the flip flops (or more likely Birkenstocks). It's Springtime in Colorado! We've got festivals, theater, concerts, and more! The masks have been ripped off and it's time to go enjoy each other's company once again.

What are we going to be up to this Spring? Likely taking in a few of these fun activities.

April 8th - Opening Day! A yearly reminder that Spring is here. Come on down to Coor's Field and watch the Rockies take on the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first game of the season. Get Tickets Here

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April 14 - Nov 24th - The Art of Banksy - After 5 years of vacancy, The Denver Sports Castle is getting a new tenant this month.  Arguably, the most intriguing and…

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The last true Parade of Homes in Denver was in Solterra back in 2008. Since then, it's really been used to showcase different new build communities and the model homes for each. Are you looking for an actual Parade of Homes type experience? Look no further than the Mighty Millions raffle home for 2022. The home is located in Montane, an enclave of luxury homes near Red Rocks in Morrison.

Take a Tour of the 2022 Mighty Millions Raffle Home in Montane

The advertised value of this year's home is 2.5M (but I think it would be seller closer to 3.5M). It's a custom home built by Ades Design and includes many of the over-the-top design elements usually reserved for Parade of Homes.

This custom luxury home in Montane includes:

  • Over 7,000 sq. ft. of fully furnished, professionally decorated living space
  • 6…

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When you think of skiing in Colorado, you think of Vail, Breckenridge, Aspen, and all of the other big-name resorts owned by major corporations. These are amazing mountains, don't get me wrong, but if you don't want to be elbow to elbow with your fellow skiers, there are some out-of-the-way / off-the-beaten-path options to optimize your experience. In many cases, you may have the mountain to yourself! So ditch the crowds and the terrors of I-70 and check out these unique Colorado ski experiences instead.

10 Unique Ski Experiences in Colorado

1. TAKE THE CHICAGO RIDGE SNOWCAT at ski cooper

Ski Cooper is known as a family-friendly resort, with low prices and mostly mild terrain at a resort small enough to turn the kids loose without them getting lost. Chicago Ridge is a whole…

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Are you looking to try something new in Colorado in 2022? We've created a bucket list, if you will, of some commonly know things that every Colorado resident should see, as well as some "hidden" or off-the-beaten-path gems that may take you to something you didn't realize even existed. So, if you are looking for some unique things to do in Colorado this year, check out our top 22 things to do in colorado in 2022. 

360dwellings Top 22 Things to do in Colorado in 2022 hanging lake Breckenridge troll

And if you are looking for a checklist to keep track as you check items off the Colorado to-do list, you can download it here. 

1.  Take the Ski Train to Winter Park - Even if you don't ski, the Winter Park Express is one of the most unique experiences in Colorado. Sip your morning coffee as you pass through beautiful mountain terrain.…

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Holiday light shows are a great way to experience the holidays with friends and family. Denver is home to many free (and paid) ways to see holiday light displays. Most of the shows below are free, and we are also including three that are absolutely worth buying tickets for. We hope that everyone will enjoy the Denver holiday light shows, let us know your favorites!

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Denver Zoo Lights

Denver Zoo lights with two million LED lights sparkling over 80 acres and delights around every corner, Zoo Lights is Denver’s wildest holiday gathering. Outdoor animal viewing during Zoo Lights is limited to cold-weather species such as Amur tiger, Bactrian camel, Przewaskli’s horse, and most of our pachyderms. But our Tropical Discovery building will be…

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With the record-breaking heat in Denver this Summer, many of us can't wait for the cool crisp air of Fall. And although Fall doesn't technically begin until Sept 22, temperatures typically have a dramatic change starting much earlier in September. There are so many incredible things to do throughout the year near Denver - but Fall may be the best of them all.

Sept 4-6 - A Taste of Colorado - This year, they spread the taste out a bit with the food trucks parking along Lawrence St between 15th and 17th streets. Booth and tent vendors will be set up in Skyline Park. Start at one end of the 16th mall and then stroll along to enjoy all of the festivities. It's a Denver staple!

Best Fall Events & Festivals in Colorado

Sept 4-6 - Cherry Creek Arts Festival - This year, it's been moved to the…

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On August 1st every year, the people of Colorado celebrate Colorado Day and the anniversary of the state being admitted into the United States of America in 1876. It is a day to celebrate Colorado's statehood and learn more about the history and legacy of Colorado. Colorado was the 38th State in the Union and came to be exactly 100 years after the United States was born.

Colorado Day Fun Facts August 1st 2021

Best Colorado Day Deals


On Monday, Aug. 2, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is celebrating Colorado Day by offering free entrance at all 42 parks across the state.

The Centennial State celebrates its 145th birthday on Sunday, August 1, 2021, with a free event at the History Colorado Center


From alpacas to mascots to professional chalk artists, there will be more than 20…

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Summertime is here and Colorado is making up for a year off with a heck of a lineup of things to do this Summer. Enjoy the Donkey Derby Days in Cripple Creek or participate in the Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat. Whatever your interest, there is something for everyone this Summer in beautiful Colorado.

Renaissance Festival - July 3 - August 22 - Get ye on down to Larkspur for one of the most immersive and impressive Renaissance Festivals in the world. For 44 years, a small hamlet in Larkspur has been locked in the 16th century. Enjoy a pint of grog, get heckled as you toss some tomatoes at "Vegetable Justice", or take in the afternoon joust. Come in costume... many do! It's great for all ages.

Larkspur Renaissance Festival


RockyGrass Festival - Lyons / July 23-25 - The…

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