July 3rd – 10th

If you are ready to celebrate the 4th of July a little early, then the 8th Annual Independence Eve celebration is where you want to be today (Monday), July 3rd at 8 pm! Taking place at Civic Center Park, this free community event is a great place to spread out on the lawn, enjoy live music, delicious food truck vendors, and a sky full of fireworks to celebrate our independence! We HIGHLY recommend picking up an aphrodisiac Wonderland capsule from PURE to keep you feeling relaxed and bubbly as you enjoy the Independence Eve celebration!

For those of you who love animated film, The Denver Nickel + Dime Animation Extravaganza is this Friday, July 7th, at the Sie Filmcenter. This animation festival will feature 30 animated shorts from around the world with 15 directors making an appearance. This film fest is for adult audiences and will contain mature content. (I.E. “naughty language” and “visuals of naughty extremities” and “naughty cartoon violence.”). We HIGHLY recommend picking up a Tangie PAX Era Pod from The Clinic to keep you feeling bright and happy as you take in the Nickel + Dime Animation Extravaganza!

This weekend, our favorite traveling neighborhood festival, TheBigWonderful, is coming to The Stanley Marketplace starting on Friday, July 7th, through Sunday, July 8th. Kicking off the festivities with an evening of Beerfest, Bands, and BBQ with 20 participating breweries & distilleries giving out samples. Then continuing the fun through the weekend with Bands and Bazaars so you can shop, eat, and enjoy the beautiful Colorado sunshine with good people. We HIGHLY recommend picking up a pack of Love’s Oven Turtle Brownies from DANK to keep you buzzin’ along all weekend at TheBigWonderful!

For those of you who love beer, the 21st Annual Biergarten Festival is taking place down in Morrison this Friday, July 7th, through Sunday, July 8th. This cultural event will be reminiscent of a traditional German Biergarten, with German foods, live music, dance, and plenty of beer! Come down in your best Lederhosen and Dirndls, and sip beer with friends under the summer sun. Put your drinking to the test at the Stein Hoisting competition on Saturday, and enjoy the 2nd Biergarten Dachshund race on Sunday. We HIGHLY Recommend picking up some Stratos energy pills from Livegreen to keep you up and at ‘em at the 21st Annual Biergarten Festival!

This Saturday, July 9th, is the summer kick-off of the 4th year of Meet in the Street at the 16th Street Mall. This weekly summer event is meant to bring together the community through activities ranging from expanded outdoor cafes, live music, fitness classes, casual performances and more! Coinciding with this event is the ‘My 16th Street Prototyping Festival’ with 7 community designed installations that create a unique atmosphere along the mall. We HIGHLY recommend picking up a Colorado Cannabis Co terpene enriched Pain Management Cartridge from PURE to keep you floating on a cloud as you explore the Meet in the Street!

This weekend is also the 6th Annual RIDE Festival in the mountain town of Telluride from Saturday, July 8th, through Sunday, July 9th. Recognized for its careful curation of performances, this festival is an amazing way to rootsy, rocking talent in the beautiful Rocky Mountain setting. With plenty of outdoor activities, attendees can enjoy biking, hiking, hot springs and more at this destination festival! We HIGHLY recommend stocking up on some Toxic Koolaid from The Herbal Cure to keep you feeling both relaxed and feeling great as you enjoy the scenery and music at the RIDE Festival!