Denver Events in September 2017

Denver events in September 2017 include the Broadway musical Frozen, the Colorado Fall Home Show, and several great comedy shows and concerts.

Sports fans can attend a Denver Broncos game, a Colorado Rockies game, an extreme sports carnival, or a charity run for prostate cancer. 

Rockies Night Game in September

Labor Day is also this month. Check out beer samples at the Brews & Views Beer Fest, take the kids to Elitch Gardens water park, and sample local treats at A Taste of Colorado.

Read more about these and other fun things to do in and around Denver in September!

Labor Day Weekend

Colorado Rockies

If you're visiting Denver during Labor Day weekend, you picked a great time to come.

Weekend highlights include A Taste of Colorado featuring eats from more than 50 local restaurants, performances of the spectacular new "Frozen" production, and Colorado Rockies baseball. 

>> Check out more fun ways to spend Labor Day weekend

Theater & Best of Broadway in September


Denver events in September also include several top theater productions.

"Frozen" (Aug. 17 - Oct. 1)

Frozen makes it debut at The Buell in Denver. This film adaptation tells the story of two sister that are separated and struggle to reunite. After it's run in Denver, it will make it's way to Broadway in New York. Make sure to pick up tickets to be one of the first to see this show live on stage.

"Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women" (Sept. 21 - Oct. 22)

Get ready for this funny production that is all about what it's like to be a woman. The show was created when the two authors took a look at their diaries and had a good laugh at the contents. The two-women cast makes fun of everything from dating to menopause.

>> See September theater listings

Denver Events in September: Sports

Denver Broncos

Sports lovers will have plenty of Denver events in September to enjoy!

Colorado Rockies: Baseball season starts winding down in September, so be sure to get to Coors Field to see the Rockies in action before the season ends. The team takes on the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants during Labor Day weekend. You can also catch home games against the San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, and Milwaukee Brewers. 

Denver Broncos: The Broncos have two home games this September. They face the San Diego Chargers on 9/11 and face off against the Dallas Cowboys on 9/17. Both games are at Mile High Stadium.

Colorado Rapids: The soccer field at Dick's Sporting Goods Park will be rumbling on Sept. 16 and Sept. 30 when the San Jose Earthquakes are in town. These two games are your only chance to see the Rapids on its home turf this month.

>> Get details on sporting events in Denver

September Concert Calendar

Pepsi Center

Denver has a fantastic outdoor concert season, which draws near a close toward the end of September. Top outdoor concerts this month include the Dierks Bentley, Griz, and the Big Gigantic. If you're more the indoor type, catch some Pepsi Center concerts such as Jason Aldean, The Weeknd, and the Florida Georgia Line.

>> See what other concerts are in September

Festivals in September

A Taste of Colorado

Denver events in September include festivals every weekend. If you like ethnic foods, taste the flavors of Italy, Greece, and Germany at festivals honoring those cultures. Colorado foods are the star of A Taste of Colorado and the Denver Food & Wine Festival.

Beer lovers should check out the two Oktoberfests and Brews & Views Beer Fest. 

Sunnyside Music Festival (TBD): This one day local music festival includes two different beer gardens, a kids area, local eats, vendors, and of course, lots of great music all day long. This is definitely one of the best deals for festivals in September since it is free for all.

Brews & Views Beer Festival (TBD): The lovely city of Littleton, just outside of Denver, is home to the one day Brews and Views Beer Festival. This festival features over 40 different breweries from Colorado all in one spot. Tickets are available in advance and, for obvious reasons, this is a 21+ event.

Doors Open Denver (22nd - 23rd): The two day restaurant festival thought out Denver is a must see, I mean must eat, if you are in town for the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd. Over 50 different restaurants, all offering a price fixe menu, are open specifically for foodies who are visiting the city.

>> Find out more about these and other festivals this September in Denver

Colorado Fall Home Show

Colorado Home Show

Dates: 9/8 - 9/10

Location: Colorado Convention Center

If you're looking for ideas on how to remodel your living space, check out one of the most popular Denver events in September, the Colorado Fall Home Show. With more than 250 exhibitors, you are sure to find dozens of wonderful ideas all weekend long.

Attend free seminars and watch demonstrations about remodeling, energy efficiency, and sustainability. Professional interior designers will also be on hand to give you their expert tips. 

Comedy Calendar

Comedy in Denver

Laughing is good medicine, and many comedy clubs will give you a good dose of Denver events in September. 

Top comedians in Denver this month include Tom Segura at the Paramount Theatre and Howie Mandel at the Bellco.

>> Get more info about comedy in Denver

Colorado Bridal Show

Denver Bridal Show

Date: 9/10

Are you planning a wedding? Do you need some help with all the details? If so, then head over to the Hyatt Regency in the Denver Tech Center this September.

The Colorado Bridal Show features dozens of vendors to help you find everything you need for your upcoming special day. Watch the fashion show for an idea on the latest bridal gowns, sample food/cake from local vendors, and more.

Tickets: Get tickets at a discount on Goldstar

Botanic Gardens Corn Maze

Botanic Gardens

Dates: Sept. 15 - Oct. 29

Location: Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton

Corn mazes are one of the best things about fall, so bring family and friends to the eight-acre maze at Denver Botanic Garden's Chatfield Farms. This maze features life-size animal cutouts that add to the fun. 

Take a pony ride or hayride, try pillow jumping, and sample favorite fall foods. Younger kids can try out the mini-maze and take a barrel train ride. 

Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Stamp Expo

Dates: 9/29-9/30

Are you looking for new ideas? Would you love to take some hands on workshops to learn new scrapbooking techniques? If so, then head over to the Denver Mart for this two-day Stamp & Scrapbook Expo.

In addition, you will find dozens of scrapbook vendors, meet other scrapbook lovers, and more. The event runs from 10am to 6pm on Friday and from 9am to 5pm in Saturday.

Tickets: Find them at a discount on Goldstar

Film on the Rocks

Red Rocks Denver

Date: 9/11

Location: Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison

Come out to the picturesque Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Film on the Rocks, an annual summer outdoor film series featuring old and new crowd favorites. This month's show is Twister. This classic 90's film about tornadoes starts Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt.

The Gasoline Lollipops play before the performance starting at 7pm. The show will start at dusk.

Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer

Blue Shoe Run

Date: 9/9

Location: The Urology Center of Colorado, 2777 Mile High Stadium Circle, Denver

One of the Denver events in September that's for a good cause is the Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer. Help stomp out prostate cancer by entering and raising money for the seventh annual race. Events include a kids fun run, 5K run/walk, and 1.5-mile family walk.

The Urology Center of Colorado Foundation hopes to raise $50,000 to improve cancer screening, research programs, and community education.

After the race, listen to live music, honor prostate cancer survivors, check out the kids zone, make a bid at the silent auction, and get refreshed at the beer garden.

Free Museum Days & September Exhibits

Denver Art Museum

Vacations can be expensive, so save some cash by taking advantage of free days offered by local attractions. You can visit some of Denver's top museums including the Denver Art Museum, the  Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and the Botanic Gardens for free this month.

>> Find a full schedule of free days here

In addition, you will find several free museums all around town. Some of the most popular include the Denver Mint, Hudson Gardens, Aurora History Museum,  and the Museum of Outdoor Arts.

>> Find more about the most popular free museums

Some of the top exhibits in September include the following: 

Denver Art Museum: "Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place" features installations about contemporary life by Latino artists. "Britain's Golden Age" is another exhibit on display this month. It features works from eighteenth century British artists.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science: "Nature's Amazing Machines" uses objects and activities to show how engineering in the animal world works. 

Denver Botanic Gardens: "Play: Works by Pattie Lee Becker" features sculptures placed throughout the grounds for you to discover.

Beyond Denver

Aspen Experience

If you want to get outside of the big city, check out some of these great events happening this month.

Colorado's State Fair (Pueblo), through Sept. 4: The fair features a rodeo, carnival rides, agriculture exhibits, concerts, and the Discover the Dinosaur experience with lifelike dinosaurs.

JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience (Aspen), Sept. 1-3: Three-day musical festival in Snowmass. Headliners include Keith Urban, The Roots, and Maroon 5.

Longs Peak Scottish - Irish Highland Festival (Estes Park), Sept. 7 - 10: Immerse yourself in Scottish and Irish culture such as jousting, highland dance, strongman competition, Celtic music, and bagpipe competitions.

Breckenridge Wine Classic (Breckenridge), Sept. 14 - 17: Sample more than 500 wines, beers, and spirits; watch demonstrations; and attend seminars.

Downtown Boulder Fall Fest (Boulder), Sept. 15 - 17: More than 120 Firefly Handmade artisan booths will be open along the popular Pearl Street Mall.

Oktoberfest in Castle Rock (Sept. 30): True to its heritage, this event features live entertainment by German bands and dancers. Sample beer from local breweries and food vendors, view the demonstrations, and take the kids to the bounce houses.

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