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Colors of Denver - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Denver is striking from the very first minutes - with its extraordinary beauty and friendly residents. Here people are always open to dialogue and ready to help if the tourist needs any assistance. Moreover, they may seem somewhat to restrained persons of few words. Thus, a stranger in the elevator will start small talk, just like the wine seller will definitely ask what is the occasion. So just be ready for that. What distinguishes local people is a great sense of humor, and they will gladly demonstrate it at every opportunity.
The Colorado State Capitol building is quite remarkable from an architectural point of view. It draws everyone's attention from the very first minutes, as it rises above the city as if its … Open
The hometown of David Fincher, the director of the cult film "Fight Club", is striking with its values - locals do whatever they think is right, it is not accepted here to pretend to be "someone else", and the ability to be yourself is always welcome. No one will judge a person for singing walking along the street in quite strange clothes. All this because people understand: this person now feels positive emotions and would like to share them with others - and this is always good. In this, they see some manifestation of freedom, which is one of the important values in the life of every Denver resident. Such local dishes as “Denver steak”, “Denver omelet” are widely known, and the most popular drink is beer.
Festivals in the Mile High City (as Denver is often called) are always colorful and fun events encouraging a lot of people to visit them. For example, the Velorama Colorado Festival held in August at 2700 Larimer St. This festival is a peculiar mix of cycling and music. Here, besides listening to your favorite music, you can watch cycling races or buy a bike at the fair opening here. The event is never complete without an after-party, which promises a lot of fun for everyone. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Mile-High City (as Denver is often called) can offer plenty of entertainment for fans of active recreation. Thus, a variety of activities are popular here, including fishing (Trouts Fly … Open
RiNo Music Festival taking place at the end of August in River North Festival Grounds is another interesting festival to visit. This open-air event invites many fans of quality music to enjoy the festival's friendly atmosphere. As claimed by the festival's organizers, there is nothing better - perhaps it is worth checking out. In the middle of September, another musical open-air event called Grandoozy takes place near Overland Golf Course. A fair is organized within the framework of the fest, so you can taste some local food. A special program is prepared for those who feel nostalgic about the '80s. Music that sounds here ranges from country to indie-rock.
Denver All jazz lovers gather here in the middle of May when the Five Points Jazz Festival takes place at 2720 Welton St. You can visit the event completely free of charge, and besides jazz itself, you can hear some related genres like blues, funk, soul, latina. In addition, a special gastronomic program is waiting for visitors. The Juneteenth Music Festival scheduled for mid-June attracts all those who are fond of African-American culture and want to get to know it better. The festival takes place in the central streets of the city, namely at Welton St & 26th St. Visitors will also have the opportunity to taste some local specialties.
Arriving in David Fincher’s hometown in late June, one can witness such an event as the Westword Music Showcase, which is held in Native American Trading Company. The event gathers fans of rock, indie, and punk, which means that loud guitar riffs will be heard far away. One more musical event awaits the audience at the end of August. We are talking about the Higher Ground Music Festival, which takes place in multiple locations (clubs, bars) on the central streets. Participants of the festival are both foreign and local bands and performers.
Denver A musical event awaited by all fans of rock music is called LOHI Music Festival. It takes place in July at two venues on the central streets of the city (2219 W 32nd Ave). Here visitors can expect not only an extensive musical program but also a gastronomic one, as well as all kinds of rides. The Global Dance Festival, an event with a rich program taking place at Mile High Stadium, is scheduled for the same month. Here you can dance to active beats of electronic music by eminent and popular DJs invited as participants.
In the very center of Denver, there is a comfortable hotel, Magnolia Hotel Denver, which has a very attractive and harmonious design. Its spacious rooms bear a simple decoration and feature … Open
Those wishing to have a good laugh go to Denver in August when the High Plains Comedy Festival is held here. It takes place at various locations (clubs, bars, theaters) in the hometown of the director of "Fight Club". Here you can see both famous stars and those who make the first steps on the path of glory. Positive emotions are guaranteed, so the fest is definitely worth a visit - just follow the billboard of upcoming events. Those having a sweet tooth travel to David Fincher’s hometown in May when Colorado Chocolate Festival takes place in Denver Mart. At the event dedicated to the Mother's Day, one can try a variety of sweets. All this is accompanied by music and wine tasting, as well as all kinds of competitions.
Denver In January, the festival calendar starts with Indian Market Festival, the venue for which is the same exhibition complex - Denver Mart. Here you can buy all sorts of entertaining gizmos - accessories, artworks - with the "touch" of Indian charm. Besides, a special dance program is prepared for visitors, during which everyone can get acquainted with traditional Indian and Aztec dances. The event's organizers don't forget about kids - they get some interesting interactive games.
The most luxurious accommodation option in Denver is the Four Seasons Hotel Denver. This fashionable hotel located near Larimer Square occupies an elite high-rise building with panoramic … Open
In the same month, Colorado Motorcycle Expo is held in National Western Complex. Here, the audience is shown vintage motorcycles, as well as brand-new and hand-made ones. Body art, tattoo and piercing sessions are additionally held within the framework of the festival. Mid-May is marked by Denver Beer and Music Festival that is held in Vinyl Events Center. More than 50 varieties of craft beer are presented at the event, visitors can also taste wines and snacks to drinks. And all this happens under the musical accompaniment of DJs and indie rock bands.
In the middle of June, David Fincher's hometown hosts a quite unique event called Denver Comic Con. The fest is held in Colorado Convention Center where one can see a lot of people dressed like their favorite characters. Its rich program includes exhibitions, discussions, meet-and-greets, workshops, and, of course, costume contests. One more interesting event takes place in July - we are talking about the Denver County Fair. The venue is National Western Complex. This is a real holiday, during which rides open, people ride graceful horses, watch magic and circus shows. Needless to say that only positive emotions are waiting for all visitors, especially children.
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Denver

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Denver. Learn the best periods to visit Denver to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Denver.
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