June 19th – 25th
If you’re a fan of Mexican food, then you will not want to miss out on the 4th Annual Top Taco Denver competition this Thursday, June 22nd, at the RiNo Festival Grounds in the River North Art District Neighborhood. At this culinary throwdown, 45 restaurants will compete for the Top Taco Title for the Creative Taco, Traditional, Vegetarian Taco, and Signature Tequila Cocktail categories! Enjoy unlimited tacos to help you decide where to cast your vote, as well as an unlimited sampling of margaritas, beer, tequila, and other beverages. All while by being serenaded by one of Denver’s best Salsa Bands. We HIGHLY recommend that you pick up a Mary’s Medicinals‘ 3:1 CBD vape cartridge from DANK: Keeping Kind to keep you going as you explore Top Taco Denver!
To continue on the Taco train, this weekend is the Denver Taco Festival on Saturday, June 24th, and Sunday, June 25th, in RiNo off of 39th and Fox St. At this creative take on street fairs, you will enjoy live entertainment including music, Chihuahua races, Lucha Libre matches, plenty of dancing, a tequila expo, and of course a large array of street tacos! With some of the best independent food trucks, Taco Smiths, and restaurants that Colorado has to offer, you will get to sample everything from Colorado Green Chili to California Fish Tacos and more. We HIGHLY recommend picking up a Pure CBD Olive Oil from PURE Marijuana Dispensary to enhance your taco experience as you explore the Denver Taco Festival!
For those of you who want to enjoy a little fun in the sun, the South Platte River Fest is this Saturday, June 24th, at Confluence Park in Downtown Denver. The benefits will go to The Greenway Foundation, which has worked to reclaim, restore, and revitalize the South Platte River and its Tributaries in Denver for the last 40 years. At this weekend-long event, there will be live music, art, outdoor activities like paddleboarding, slacklining, and so much more! We HIGHLY recommend picking up a Canyon Cultivation Cold Brew Coffee from the Clinic to keep you feeling energized as you play in the sun at the South Platte RiverFest!
If you seek a weekend of local live music, then you should definitely check out the 23rd Annual Westword Music Showcase this Saturday, June 24th, in the Golden Triangle neighborhood. This festival is geared around Denver’s local music scene with over 100 bands playing throughout the Golden Triangle area that was chosen from 800 nominees by over 200 music industry influencers. The main stage headliners will include Shakey Graves, The Revivalists, Cut Copy, Bob Moses, Coin, and Arizona, with more to be announced this week! We HIGHLY recommend picking up some Lemon OG, a satisfying Sativa, from The Herbal Cure to keep you movin’ and shakin’ at the Westword Music Showcase.
This weekend is also the 45th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, June 24th, and Sunday, June 25th, in Sakura Square in Downtown Denver. At this celebration of Japanese heritage and culture, you will see taiko drumming, martial arts demonstrations, Japanese song & dance, among other educational performances. There will also be a variety of traditional foods and drink, a marketplace selling art and jewelry, and informative exhibits for you to explore. We HIGHLY recommend picking up a Blueberry Chroma Color cartridge from LiveGreen to keep you feeling buzzy at the Cherry Blossom Festival!
To end the week on the right note, check out City Park Jazz with Dotsero this Sunday, June 25th, at City Park in Denver. A summertime favorite, City Park Jazz is a great way to get outside on a Sunday and enjoy music with like-minded people. Dotsero is Contemporary Jazz at its best, full of life energy and spontaneity that few artists in the genre have been able to match. A no-nonsense sax and guitar driven thrill ride of energy and excitement that is as much fun to watch as they are to listen to! We HIGHLY recommend picking up a Happy Chew from the Clinic to keep you feeling light and happy as you groove through City Park Jazz.