Spoil your sweetie on Valentines Day in Denver. You will find a variety of things to do including seeing a show at the theater, enjoying a tasty dinner for two, and heading out to a concert.
My insider's guide also features some fun options the weekend before. Highlights include a Denver Nuggets game, the annual fun run in Washington Park, and a night with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen.
Read on for a full list of fun events this holiday in the Mile High City.
Location: Garner Galleria Center
This Broadway blockbuster is coming to the Mile High City for the first time and would be a perfect way to spend Valentines Day in Denver with your sweetheart.
Jesus has finally decided to return and he is not amused. He setting the record straight and making sure people understand what he originally thought before humans started changing his meaning.
Written by David Jeverbaum, who has won 13 emmy awards, it is a hard to get ticket so make sure to book early!
Sting is coming to the Mile High City for a single show on Valentines Day in Denver! Formally the lead singer of The Police, Sting has continued to create some of the most influential rock and roll for years on end. Now in Denver, he will entertain you with his music and his amazing stage presence.
If you are more in the mood for some R&B music, Denver has it all. The Bellco Theatre is featuring some of your favorite blasts from the past. These include Bell, Biv, Devoe, Guy, Teddy Riley, and SWV. These bands are sure to make your date swoon.
Looking for something a little out of the ordinary for your Valetine's Day experience? Look no further than the rockin' sounds of Groovement at Cervantes' Masterpiece. They been compared to Led Zeppelin combined with Incubus and a touch of Parliament.
Last, but not least, Circa Survive plays the Ogden Theater. A romantically rocking night will be had by all as Circa Survive is celebrating their 10 year anniversary tour!
The world famous Kodo Drummers will be performing at the Newman Center and you will feel the power and the skill of these incredible drummers. It is their 35th anniversary and they will make sure you hear, and see, the best of it all.
You and your date will remember this Valentines Day in Denver performance for many years to come as the drummers not only play beautiful music, they move, and throw the drumsticks all throughout the performance.
The show starts at 7:30pm.
Performing at the Voodoo Comedy Playhouse is Ke-Mo Sah-Bee SEASON 7. This is an comedy experience that can not be missed. There are 32 teams of two comedians, who battle to make you laugh the most, until there is one only winning team left. Bring the other part of your duo and make sure to protect your funny bone. This show starts at 8pm.
If you miss the Ke-Mo Sah-Bee show, you can always come after and see FUNNY AF at the same Voodoo Comedy Playhouse. Every week is different and you, as the audience, get to suggest a scene to Andrew Forlines (the AF in FUNNY AF) to perform. Impress your date with your own play and performance! This show starts at 10pm.
Don't be too scared, The Dinner Detective is a great way to spend Valentines Day in Denver. It is a comedic sit down dinner where you, your date, and other guests try to figure out "who dunnit", while having a delicious meal at the Embassy Suites.
The intrigue builds as you start with appetizers, dinner and dessert. All the while trying to figure out who the murderer is by getting little hints. The murderer may be someone you don't know, it might be your date, or it could even be you! And, if you figure it out, you even get a prize!
You will also find dozens of places all around town with dinner specials. Here is just a sample of the options already available.
Barolo Grill: Italian restaurant in Cherry Creek with a $95 prix fixe menu on Valentine's Day, 3030 E. 6th Avenue
Fleming's Steakhouse: Steakhouse in Englewood, enjoy Valentine's Day specials from 2/10-2/19, 3-course dinner with a variety of options, 191 Inverness Drive West
Guard & Grace: Steakhouse in Lodo with specials from February 10 - 14, 1801 California Street
La Loma: Mexican in downtown Denver, chef inspired entree with specialty cocktails available too, 1801 Broadway
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill: Gastro Pub in downtown Denver, special menu with items such as Grilled Ribeye Steak, Peppercorn Beef Tenderlion, and more, 1605 Wynkoop Street
True Food Kitchen: Mediterranean in Cherry Creek, special Valentine's Day menu is available from 2/10-2/14, 2800 E. 2nd Avenue
You will also find a variety of fun activities the days leading up to Valentines Day in Denver. Here are just a few great options.
Date: Saturday, 2/11
A special one night event, on February 11th, occurs when Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen come to the Mile High City. Their show consists of them talking about what is happening in today's world, in a comedic way, and giving their thoughts and views on life.
Their comedy, knowledge, and ability to induce laughter and hilarity, should not be missed at this one night only show at the Buell in downtown Denver.
Dates: 2/10 - 2/12
Well known for thrilling crowds for many years with their high flying trucks and aerial acrobatics, the Monster Jam would be one of the most exciting events you could take your sweetie to if you want something else to do around Valentines Day in Denver.
The most famous of all the Monster Trucks, Gravedigger, will be on full display along with many others trucks, dune buggies, and ATVs. There is something for everyone and thrills for all!
Date: Monday, 2/13
The Denver Nuggets take on the Golden State Warriors in this amazing match-up of two Western Division foes. The Warriors are known for being one of the best teams in the NBA, but the Nuggets are always up for the challenge.
The 3 point shots, the fast breaks, and the wicked dunks performed by both teams will excite and entice anyone to get up out of their seats and cheer the night away.
The Nuggets vs Warriors usually sell out quickly, so don't wait to book your tickets!
If you are looking for a variety of theater shows in Denver, you are in luck. There are lots to choose from and many each and every day.
Some of these include the previously mentioned, "An Act of God", "The Christians", "The Book of Will", "The Degrees" and others. Make sure to figure out which is right for you, and maybe more than one, since there are so many, and enjoy some theater in our Mile High City.
The Colorado Symphony has over 150 different shows each year. It is renown for the ability to be experimental while still staying with the tried and true that are known by all. The weekend before Valentines Day in Denver, they has two different presentations for you listening, and viewing, pleasure.
Byron Stipling What a Wonderful World: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong performs on Saturday, the 11th.
On Sunday, the 12th, Peter and The Wolf will be live on stage. A show that is perfect for kids and children of all ages.
Make sure to have your tennis shoes on, and your hunny with you, as you get ready to have a little fun the weekend before Valentines Day in Denver on February 12th in Washington Park.
This 5K run also includes the possibility of meeting someone new if you are running solo. The event encourages runners to wear costumes, be silly, and even play "Spin the Bottle." You can also check out their "Kissing Booth" if you really need a little more of a thrill after you finish running.
Don't get left behind or Cupid will be sad and lonely!