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9Things to do in Denver and Colorado this weekend: July 22-24

9Things to do in Denver and Colorado this weekend: July 22-24

Summer time gala’s are again in Greeley, Evergreen, Calhan, Walden and Poncha Springs plus Jason Aldean opens the Daddy of ’em All in Cheyenne.

COLORADO, USA — The “Daddy of ‘Em All” is again in Cheyenne for a 126th 12 months. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Parker McCallum assist kick off Cheyenne Frontier Days.

The Colorado Dragon Boat Competition returns to Denver’s Sloan Lake whereas summer season gala’s are again in Greeley, Evergreen, Walden, Calhan and Poncha Springs.

Whereas the Colorado Rockies are out of city, Coors Subject is internet hosting two huge summer season live shows with Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Lumineers and Gregory Alan Isakov all performing this weekend.

From festivals and gala’s to expos and runs, there’s heaps to do, see and discover in Denver and Colorado this sizzling July weekend. Bear in mind to share your weekend images with the “Close to Me” characteristic on the 9NEWS app.

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Cheyenne Frontier Days

CHEYENNE — The 126th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) opens Friday, July 22. The ten-day western celebration has a packed schedule with rodeos, parades, pancake breakfasts, an airshow with the Thunderbirds and live shows with Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Child Rock and extra. 

The centerpiece of the celebration is the world’s largest outside rodeo which pulls the highest professionals who compete for greater than $1 million in prize cash. This is what to know concerning the 2022 Cheyenne Frontier Days.

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Weld County Truthful

GREELEY — The 104th annual Weld County Truthful is a free, annual occasion in Greeley open to the general public with music, meals, shows, automotive present and extra. Youth and adults in Weld County can be exhibiting their abilities in agriculture, livestock, pure assets, engineering, shopper and household, fantastic arts, horticulture and household residing. The Weld County Truthful is open Saturday, July 23 by Monday, Aug. 1 on the Island Grove Regional Park.

Chaffee County Truthful & Rodeo

PONCHA SPRINGS — The 2022 Chaffee County Truthful opens Friday, July 22. This summer season’s truthful consists of rodeos, mutton busting, dwell music, 4-H displays and extra. The Chaffee County Truthful runs by Sunday, July 31. Tickets and a schedule can be found at

El Paso County Truthful

CALHAN — The El Paso County Truthful in Calhan rolls on this weekend with a truck and tractor pull, demolition derby, roping and racing occasions.  The truthful runs by Saturday. Basic admission tickets might be bought at

Summer time Fest

EVERGREEN — Evergreen’s Buchanan Park can be house to the forty second annual Summerfest on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. This occasion is a family-friendly competition of artwork, crafts, music and beer. Over 120 artisans and craftspeople can be promoting their work in ceramics, digital artwork, fiber, glass, jewellery, metallic, combined media, portray, pictures, sculpture, wooden and extra. Admission to the competition is $5 for adults and kids are free.

North Park Days

WALDEN — North Park Days opens Friday, July 22 with distributors, meals vans, beer backyard, automotive present, dwell music, youngsters’ video games and extra. The celebration is held on the outdated courthouse in Walden, one block west of Essential Avenue.

Colorado Dragon Boat Competition

DENVER — The Colorado Dragon Boat Competition, an annual celebration of Asian and Asian American heritage, will happen on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 at Denver’s Sloan Lake. The largest pan-Asian dragon boat competition within the nation, the occasion options dragon boat races throughout Sloan Lake starting Saturday at 8 a.m. There can even be dwell music, performing arts, martial arts and academic reveals. The “Style of Asia” meals distributors on web site may have cuisines from China, India, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Hawaii, Ethiopia, Mexico and the United States.

Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts 

DENVER — Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will carry out at Coors Subject on Thursday, July 21.

“The Stadium Tour” was initially scheduled cease in Denver on Aug. 30, 2020. That live performance was later moved to Aug. 26, 2021, after which moved once more to 2022. All tickets for the unique Coors Subject present can be honored for this 12 months’s efficiency. Tickets for Thursday’s live performance are on sale at 

This summer season’s tour can be Mötley Crüe’s first since signing a “cessation of touring settlement,” following their 2014-2015 “Closing Tour.”

The Lumineers

DENVER — The Lumineers’ Brightside World Tour will cease at Denver’s baseball stadium on Friday, July 22. The band can be joined by Gregory Alan Isakov on the live performance. The Lumineers have been to play Coors Subject in August 2020, however that live performance was postponed as a result of pandemic. Tickets for the 2020 present can be honored on the July 22 date. Tickets to Friday’s present are on sale at

RELATED: This is the summer season live performance schedule at Coors Subject

Chainsaws and Chuckwagons

FREDERICK — A number of the most proficient chainsaw carvers within the nation can be in Colorado this weekend for a carving competitors that pits one of the best towards one of the best. The Chainsaws and Chuckwagons competitors will happen on Essential Avenue in downtown Frederick. Artists will flip big logs into stunning artworks beginning Wednesday, July 20. There can be dwell music and meals vans on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The finished wooden carvings can be on show on Saturday, July 23 at Centennial Park.

Cheesman Park Artwork Fest

DENVER — The Cheesman Park Artwork Fest will return for a ninth 12 months at one in all Denver’s most historic parks. The free two-day competition runs Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 beginning at 9 a.m. every day. Over 150 artists and craftsmen will showcase their work in pottery, jewellery, glass, portray and way more. The competition can even characteristic meals vans and dwell music. For a full music lineup, go to

Avon Arts Celebration 

AVON — The third annual Avon Arts Celebration takes place Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24. The three-day outside occasion options juried artists from throughout the nation. This free outside fantastic artwork present can be introduced on the grounds of Harry A. Nottingham Park and can embody portray, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics, metallic, and woodwork and extra.

River Run Artwork Competition

KEYSTONE — Keystone’s River Run Village is the place artists from across the nation will convene on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. The sixth annual River Run Village Artwork Competition will showcase unique artwork together with work, sculptures, pictures, ceramics, glass, wooden, handmade jewellery, collage, combined media and extra. Admission is free and open to the general public.

Timberline Cruiser Regatta

FRISCO — Frisco Bay Marina and the Dillon Yacht Membership will host the thirteenth annual Timberline Cruiser Regatta, after a two-year hiatus, on Saturday, July 23. The race is open to anybody with a sailboat who desires to compete for bragging rights and glory, and the occasion will profit the Dillon Junior Sailors. Costumes and creativity can be rewarded. All Cruiser Regatta individuals will obtain a t-shirt, racers’ buffet dinner and New Belgium beer on the after occasion. 

Royal Gorge Whitewater Competition

CAÑON CITY — The thirteenth annual Royal Gorge Whitewater Competition returns Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23. Held within the refurbished and family-friendly Centennial Park, the competition pairs boats, bands, and beer for a weekend of fun-filled — and whitewater-fueled — occasions. The competition’s mantra is “Boats, Bands, Beer and Bikes!” Admission is $5 for adults and will get 12 and below are free.

Music Underneath the Stars

CRESTED BUTTE — Music Underneath the Stars, a part of the Crested Butte Music Competition, can be held Saturday, July 23 on the Gunnison Valley Observatory. Company can be handled to an evening of music below the celebrities from acclaimed pianist Anna Arzumanya adopted by a star-gazing expertise by the Observatory’s highly effective telescopes. Tickets embody hors d’oeuvres and drinks and might be bought right here.

The Hero’s Journey 5K

AURORA — The Hero’s Journey 5K pertains to any one who faces a problem, encounters struggles to beat it and returns house a hero. The 5K run begins throughout from the Century Aurora theater and ends on the 7/20 Memorial within the Reflection Backyard. All proceeds will go in direction of the Zack Golditch alternative scholarship. The run/stroll begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 23.

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Sprint for Smiles

DENVER — Central Park can be house base of the twelfth annual Sprint for Smiles 5K run and stroll on Sunday, July 24. The occasion goals to boost funds for the cleft lip and palate applications at Youngsters’s Hospital Colorado and Rose Medical Middle. Sunday’s run and stroll will begin at 8 a.m. If you would like to register for the Sprint for Smiles, go to

Robust Mudder

BYERS — The Robust Mudder mud run and impediment course is again in Colorado this weekend. The occasion is being held at Could Farms, 55 minutes from Denver. Mudders from all walks of life can come sort out Robust Mudder’s well-known obstacles, take pleasure in a post-race beer, and calm down on the restoration zone. Register at

Rocky Mountain State Video games

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Rocky Mountain State Video games is a multi-sport competition for athletes of all ages and athletic skills. About 30 sports activities competitions can be held this weekend, starting Friday, July 22, and subsequent weekend on the Olympic Coaching Middle, Nationwide Power & Conditioning Affiliation, College of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Faculty and Memorial Park. Some sports activities require a small ticket payment to attend, however most are free for spectators. Head to and click on on a sport to see when and the place the competitors is being held.

Northern Colorado Owlz vs. Rocky Mountain Vibes

WINDSOR — The Northern Colorado Owlz host the Rocky Mountain Vibes this weekend in a Pioneer Baseball League matchup. The Owlz and Vibes meet Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23 at 4:05 p.m. and Sunday, July 24 at 1:05 p.m.

Denver Summer time Brew Fest

DENVER — Beer lovers, rejoice! The annual Denver Summer time Brew Fest is Saturday, July 23 at Denver’s Mile Excessive Station. Over 40 breweries can be readily available providing samples of greater than 100 beers and ciders. The competition takes place inside Mile Excessive Station and spreads out into the parking heaps the place there can be dwell music and meals vans. Tickets can be found on-line.

Name to Arms Brewing’s seventh Anniversary Celebration

DENVER — Denver’s Name to Arms Brewing is holding its seventh Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, July 23. In commemorating fortunate quantity seven, the Name to Arms group can be releasing seven particular beers for the event. These embody a mixture of restricted distinctive takes on acquainted staples, a pair of particular collaboration beers, in addition to a number of utterly new releases. The Name to Arms Anniversary Celebration culminates with a live performance from The Seeing Stars Band, a Grateful Lifeless cowl band, performing outdoors of the brewery starting at 6 p.m.

The Mates Expertise

DENVER — Followers of the NBC sitcom “Mates” can have a good time a number of the collection’ most iconic moments with a brand new interactive expertise within the Mile Excessive Metropolis. “The Mates Expertise” is positioned at Cherry Creek West at 2500 East First Avenue. The expertise” options 12 rooms and activations, together with Monica’s kitchen and the enduring opening-credits fountain. Tickets are on sale at beginning at $32.

Boyz II Males

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — One of the crucial iconic R&B teams in music historical past is again in Colorado. Boyz II Males, a trio that holds the excellence of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, will carry out Friday, July 22 at 8 p.m. at Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre. Boyz II Males’s hits embody: “Finish of the Street,” “I’ll Make Like to You,” “One Candy Day,” and “Motownphilly.” Tickets are offered at

Tom Segura

DENVER — Comic Tom Segura has offered out Denver’s largest indoor enviornment and added an extra efficiency on his newest cross-country tour. The stand-up comedian will convey the “I am Coming In every single place – World Tour” to Ball Enviornment in Denver on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24. Saturday’s present is offered out. Restricted tickets stay for Sunday’s efficiency. 

RELATED: Tom Segura sells out Ball Enviornment, provides 2nd present

Lecrae at Elitch Gardens

DENVER — Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park will host a live performance from Lecrae on Saturday, July 23. Lecrae has offered over a million albums and gained two Grammy Awards.  The live performance is included in park admission. Keep away from the traces and get your tickets at

Pink Rocks

DENVER — There isn’t a higher venue for dwell music within the nation than Colorado’s Pink Rocks Amphitheatre. The Pink Rocks 2022 live performance schedule (introduced up to now) is steadily rising and even options some live shows postponed from 2020.

RELATED: Who’s taking part in Pink Rocks this summer season?

Motion pictures this weekend

“Thor: Love & Thunder” led the field workplace for a second-straight weekend. “The place the Crawdads Sing” had a stable debut whereas “High Gun: Maverick” and “Elvis” proceed to assist lead the field workplace restoration again to close pre-pandemic ranges.

New motion pictures this weekend

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Thor: Love and Thunder — $46.6 million
  2. Minions: The Rise of Gru — $26.8 million
  3. The place the Crawdads Sing — $17.2 million
  4. High Gun: Maverick — $12.2 million
  5. Elvis — $8 million 
  6. Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank — $6.3 million
  7. The Black Cellphone — $5.3 million
  8. Jurassic World: Dominion — $5.1 million
  9. Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris — $1.9 million
  10. Lightyear — $1.4 million

RELATED: ‘Thor’ stays No. 1, whereas ‘Crawdads’ opens sturdy

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