June is here and with that summer is just around the corner! With the start of the new month it’s time again for the First Friday Art Walk in the Sante Fe Art district this Friday, June 3rd. This event is a great way to stretch your legs and see the works of some of Denver’s incredible local artists! With live music and a gathering of food trucks, we highly recommend you patch up or grab a vape and come out to the Sante Fe First Friday Art Walk to see what the local art scene is all about. For more details, check out artdistrictonsantafe.com/events/firstfriday. Also check out the ARTificial Market at the Rackhouse Pub (located in the RiNo Art District), a collaborative art event that will feature original work from TiredPirate, Ashley Joon, Kyle Duce, R-M Wright and Corey Merritt with a live painting performed by Delton Demarest and a live glass blowing from Luke Stone! For more details check out wherevent.com/detail/TiredPirate-The-ARTificial-Market.
This Saturday, June 4th, will be the first Urban Market of the season at Skyline Park! This open air market will be taking place down at the 16th St Mall and Arapahoe from 11am to 7pm, with local artists and vendors selling clothing, jewelry, antiques, furniture, holistic services, unique treasures, delicious food, and just about anything else you could want! We highly recommend you take a sativa Wonderland capsule or two, found at PURE or LivWell dispensaries, and head down to the Urban Market at Skyline Park! For more details check out urbanmarketdenver.com.
This weekend is the 45th annual People’s Fair in Capitol Hill at Civic Center Park! This historically rooted event began in 1972 when Denver Police Lt. Richard Alligood worked with the community residents to create a neighborhood get-together to forge more amicable relations between City Hall, the Denver Police Department, and residents of Capitol Hill. This Arts & Music Festival is the kick off to the summer festival season and will be taking place on both Saturday, June 4th, from 10am to 8pm and Sunday, June 5th, from 10am to 7pm. With 80+ artists, 20+ bands and 20+ local craft brewers, this is sure to be one extraordinary weekend! We highly recommend you munch a Sweet Grass cookie and make it down to Civic Center Park for The Capitol Hill People’s Fair! For more details check out peoplesfair.com.
This Weekend is also the Denver Chalk Art Festival on Larimer Square! This free two-day street painting festival is a great way to see the local one of a kind art from over 200 professional artists. Starting Saturday, June 4th, from 10am to 10pm and then Sunday, June 5th, from 10am to 7pm, Larimer square will be turned into a museum of chalk art. We highly recommend you get into some Outer Space from Denver Relief to get the creative juices flowing and head down to Larimer Square for the Denver Chalk Art Festival! For more details check out larimerarts.org.
To end the weekend on a peaceful note, check out Yoga Rocks the Park on Sunday, June 5th. There is nothing like waking early and starting off the day with some fresh air and yoga in the park. This eight Sunday series will begin each session with an exercise promoting world peace, the meditation begins at 8:30am with Yoga starting at 9, followed by music, workshops, and vendors from 10:30-11:30. We highly recommend you grab a Growing Kitchen peace out chill pills that are high CBD or the breath easy chill pill to get you mellowed out for some yoga under the sun. For more details check out yogarocksthepark.com/denver.
To truly end the weekend on a HIGH note we recommend coming out for the kickoff of City Park Jazz this Sunday, June 5th from 6pm-8pm. This is the 30th Anniversary of City Park Jazz and this 10 week series will not disappoint with an amazing 2016 lineup of artists. Kicking off the series this Sunday with Colorado band Euforquestra. This 7 person band from Fort Collins has gained popularity in the local Colorado music scene , blending the roots of funk, soul, afrobeat, reggae and dub. We recommend strapping on your dancing shoes and packing a picnic blanket for a beautiful night of music in the park. www.Cityparkjazz.org
We hope you enjoy this weeks local sessions.