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9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Aug. 26-28

9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Aug. 26-28

Cirque du Soleil returns, the Colorado State Honest opens, plus 8 artwork festivals and corn, peach, Polish, and Ukrainian celebrations.

COLORADO, USA — Our state’s largest summer season honest is right here!

The Colorado State Honest opens Friday for 11 days of family-friendly enjoyable, free points of interest, carnivals, rodeos, concert events and leisure.

Different annual occasions underway this August weekend embody Loveland’s Corn Roast Pageant, the Colorado Ukrainian Pageant in Littleton, the Summer time Artwork Market in Denver, and the Trinidaddio Blues Fest. Colorado can even be residence to beer, automobile, artwork, music, Elvis and brunch festivals. Lastly, rubber duck races are scheduled in Boulder and Loveland.

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Colorado State Honest

PUEBLO — The largest summer season occasion in Colorado is right here. The Colorado State Honest opens Friday, Aug. 26 in Pueblo with a carnival, 4-H displays, agricultural competitions, tractor pulls, stay music performances, rodeos, bake offs and wonderful meals choices. The State Honest Parade steps off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 in downtown Pueblo.

This weekend’s scheduled performers embody Walker Hayes, Randy Rodger Band, Lou Gramm, Jim Gaffigan and Eddie Montgomery. The Colorado State Honest runs by means of Monday, Sept. 5 with concert events from The Band Perry and Stone Temple Pilots plus monster truck reveals and a demolition derby. Take a look at the total honest schedule at

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Loveland Corn Roast Pageant

LOVELAND — Loveland’s oldest competition returns this weekend. The 126th annual Outdated-Long-established Corn Roast Pageant consists of cornshucking competitions, stay music, fireworks, children’ actions, distributors, beer backyard and scrumptious Colorado-grown corn. A parade and Loveland Rotary Duck Dance are scheduled for Saturday. The Corn Roast takes place Friday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Aug. 27 on the Outdated Fairgrounds Park. 

Fort Collins Peach Pageant

FORT COLLINS — You can wash down a peach pie or peach cobbler with a peach beer or peach margarita on the Fort Collins Peach Pageant on Saturday, Aug. 27. The competition can even characteristic loads of meals vehicles and craft beer brewers. The competition runs from 11 a.m. to six p.m. Saturday at Fort Collins’ Vacation Twin Drive-In.

Colorado Ukrainian Pageant

LITTLETON — The Colorado Ukrainian Pageant celebrating Ukraine independence is about for Saturday, Aug. 27 rom 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Littleton’s Clement Park. The competition presents actions for youths and grownups together with Ukrainian meals, beer and stay music.

Polish Meals Pageant

DENVER — The Polish Meals Pageant options quite a few meals choices together with Polish pierogi, hunter’s stew, potato pancakes, kiełbas, kaszanka and extra, plus Polish beer and pastries. There can even be stay music from Amber Band, leisure from DJ’s M&M, kids’s playground and extra. The Polish Meals Pageant runs Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 at Saint Joseph Polish at 517 E. forty sixth Ave. 

Unity within the Neighborhood

LONGMONT — Longmont’s closing competition of the summer season season is a family-friendly night of leisure, music, meals, drink, debate, and connection. The celebration will happen Friday, Aug. 26 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Kimbark Avenue and 4th Avenue in downtown Longmont. The occasion may have a live performance that includes native band The Pamlico Sound. There can even be a dunk tank, arcade and extra.

Denver Broncos vs. Minnesota Vikings

DENVER — The Denver Broncos wrap their preseason schedule on Saturday, Aug. 27, at residence at Empower Area at Mile Excessive in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings. Tickets can be found at for the 7 p.m. contest.

The sport will air on KTVD Channel 20 — that is channel 657 you probably have Xfinity. For these in 9NEWS’ viewing space, the video games can even air stay on the 9NEWS+ streaming app — for Hearth TV, Roku and Apple TV — in addition to on

RELATED: The place to observe the Broncos vs. Vikings on Saturday


LOVELAND — Cirque du Soleil has introduced a touring circus to Colorado for the primary time since 2019. “Ovo” makes a cease in Loveland this weekend, earlier than heading to Colorado Springs and Denver in September. The present “Ovo” — that means “egg” in Portuguese — is comprised of 100 individuals from 25 nations, together with 52 artists, with high-level acrobatic acts. “Ovo” is at Budweiser Occasions Heart in Loveland from Friday, Aug. 26 to Sunday, Aug. 28.

RELATED: Cirque du Soleil returns to Colorado for the primary time in 3 years

Summer time Artwork Market

DENVER — The Artwork College students League of Denver hosts the twenty eighth annual Summer time Artwork Market on Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28. This yr’s market can be held within the West Washington Park neighborhood between 1st Avenue and 4th Avenue and between Logan Avenue and Sherman Avenue. There can be greater than 120 visible artwork cubicles, artist demonstrations, children programming, stay music in addition to meals and beverage distributors. The market presents a variety of media together with ceramics, fiber arts, blended media, ebook arts, portray, drawing, pictures, printmaking and sculpture. Tickets are $5 and youngsters 12 and beneath are free.

Evergreen Effective Arts Pageant

EVERGREEN — The 56th annual Evergreen Effective Arts Pageant runs 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28. The juried wonderful artwork present at Buchanan Fields has kids’s actions, native music, meals, drink and free shuttle service from Bergen Meadow Elementary Faculty and Evergreen Center Faculty.

Artwork within the Park

PARKER — An annual Parker custom, Artwork within the Park, opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 at O’Brien Park in downtown Parker. Artisans can be exhibiting their unique work on the market in portray, pictures, woodwork, metalwork, jewellery, pottery and extra.

Handmade in Colorado Expo

ESTES PARK — The 14th annual Handmade in Colorado Expo options unique handcrafted items from metals, paper, glass, fibers, meals, fabricated objects, clay, paint, wax, gems and extra. This occasion has free admission and stay music. The occasion runs Friday, Aug. 26 by means of Sunday, Aug. 28 at Bond Park on MacGregor Ave and Elkhorn Avenue in downtown Estes Park.

Smash Effective Arts Pageant

DENVER — The summer season Smash Effective Arts Pageant returns Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 in Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North. The occasion presents nationwide artists, catering and stay violin, piano and guitar music. The present runs from 10 a.m. to five p.m. 

Reasonably priced Arts Pageant

LITTLETON — The annual Reasonably priced Arts Pageant takes place Sunday, Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to three p.m. on the campus of Arapahoe Neighborhood Faculty. All the artwork, from greater than 165 Colorado and nationwide artists, is priced for $100 or much less. Tickets are $12 with proceeds going to the Arapahoe Neighborhood Faculty Faculty Basis.

Firefly Handmade Summer time Market

DENVER — Artisans will return to Denver’s historic South Gaylord Avenue on Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 for the annual Firefly Handmade’s Summer time Market. The market within the Washington Park neighborhood will characteristic new and returning artisans, cocktails, beer, wine and stay music. Distributors can be showcasing their handmade items, jewellery, skincare, ceramics, artwork, artisanal meals, pet items and extra.

Mod Classic Market

ENGLEWOOD — The sixteenth annual Mod Classic Market options dozens of distributors from across the county promoting all kinds of classic and up to date mid-century, artwork deco, retro, pop, modernist furnishings, art work and objects. The occasion runs Friday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Aug. 27 on the Exploration of Flight Hangar at Centennial Airport. Tickets and a full schedule will be discovered at

Household Fest & Bears Bash

GREELEY — The Household Fest & Bears Bash runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 on the UNC apply fields subsequent to Nottingham Area. The family-friendly occasion options meals vehicles, native companies and members of the College of Northern Colorado sports activities groups. The general public is invited to fulfill college students from the band, cheerleading workforce, soccer workforce, soccer workforce and soar within the bounce homes.


BRIGHTON — The Metropolis of Brighton is bringing out the heavy equipment for the 4th annual Contact-A-Truck occasion on the Brighton Metropolis Corridor parking zone. Youngsters of all ages will be capable of get behind the wheel, climb and discover autos of all sizes together with police automobiles, fireplace vehicles, tractors, snow plows, buses and extra. Contact-A-Truck can be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.

Breckenridge Hogfest: Bacon & Bourbon 

BRECKENRIDGE — “Bacon is essentially the most beloved meals within the universe and the path to all issues swine and divine,” stated organizers of the Breckenridge Hogfest. “Add within the quintessential American liquor, bourbon; thoughts blown. These indulgences come collectively for Breckenridge Hogfest.” This three-day competition at Most important Avenue Station & The Village in Breckenridge presents pork samples, whiskeys, single malt scotches and barrel-aged spirits with stay music. Tickets for Breckenridge Hogfest, which runs Friday, Aug. 26 to Sunday, Aug. 28, can be found on-line.

San Juan Brewfest 

DURANGO — The San Juan Brewfest is again for a twenty third yr at Buckley Park in downtown Durango. Brewfest options 35 breweries and dozens of beers and stay music. Friday, Aug. 26 is VIP Day from 5 p.m. to eight p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 27 is common admission day from 1 p.m. to five p.m. Tickets for San Juan Brewest will be bought at

Broomfield Airplane Pull

BROOMFIELD — The 2022 Broomfield Airplane Pull is Saturday, Aug. 27 at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. There can be a Sturdy Human Problem, Younger Athletes Truck Tug, meals, snacks, distributors, giveaways, video games and actions. Proceeds profit greater than 18,000 Particular Olympics Colorado athletes.

Morgan Adams Concours d’Class

ENGLEWOOD — The nineteenth annual Morgan Adams Concours d’Class returns Saturday, Aug. 27 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Signature Flight Help North at Centennial Airport. The occasion brings collectively classic and fashionable plane, cars and bikes to learn the Morgan Adams Basis, an area nonprofit group devoted to creating positive kids recognized with most cancers have entry to the absolute best analysis and therapeutic choices. For tickets, go to

Golden Oldies Automotive Traditional

NORTHGLENN — The nineteenth annual O’Meara Ford Golden Oldies Automotive Traditional can be held Saturday, Aug. 27 at O’Meara Ford Heart at Interstate 25 and 104th. The automobile present is free to enter and free to attend, plus all makes and fashions are welcome. There can be stay music by Van Jeffries and the primary 250 automobiles will get a touch plaque and a shirt. To register your automobile, go to

Colorado Elvis Pageant

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — The primary annual Colorado Elvis Pageant will have a good time all issues Elvis from the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Elvis on Tour to the rockabilly stylings of Johnny Money plus tributes to Frankie Valli and Elton John. The competition runs Thursday, Aug. 25 by means of Saturday, Aug. 27 on the DoubleTree by Hilton DTC.

Fort Collins Comedian Con

FORT COLLINS — Fort Collins Comedian Con is occurring this weekend with two days of panels, courses, hands-on demos, open boards, lectures and screenings about motion pictures, tv, comics and books. Artists, writers, creators and distributors can be readily available. Proceeds from the occasion profit Poudre River Public Library District to encourage kids’s literacy and improve entry to artwork, tradition and native creators. Fort Collins Comedian Con can be held Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 at Northside Aztlan Neighborhood Heart. Tickets are on sale at

Larimer Sq. Birthday Celebration

DENVER — Larimer Sq. is throwing a Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 27. There can be free historic strolling excursions each half-hour from 5 p.m. to eight p.m., stay music, and Captain Crepes can be serving up crepes with the primary 250 crepes free for attendees. Native artist Jennifer Mosquera is can be making a significant chalk artwork piece.

Trinidaddio Blues Fest

TRINIDAD — Sugaray Rayford, Mark Hummel, Tad Robinson, The James Cotton Tribute Band, and Money Field Kings are among the many performers on the 2022 Trinidaddio Blues Fest. The fest runs Friday, Aug. 26 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Most important and Business Avenue.

Headwaters Music Pageant

CREEDE — The annual Headwaters Music Pageant takes place Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28 on the Ball Area in Creede. Saturday’s lineup consists of Verlon Thompson & Shawn Camp, Bo Depena, Dave Becker Band, Rally Spherical, and Caldera. The Rifters, McLeod 9, Hassle Sure, and Stoney Gabel are scheduled for Sunday. Single or two day tickets will be discovered at

Denver Parade of Properties

DENVER — The Denver Parade of Properties, the hallmark occasion hosted by the Residence Builders Affiliation of Metro Denver, runs by means of Sunday, Aug. 28. The most important showcase of the most recent in structure and residential design alongside the Entrance Vary options newly-designed mannequin, customized houses all through the Denver space. Parade-goers will uncover distinctive houses and ground plans, stunning communities, the most recent in inside design tendencies and residential know-how, exterior finishes and out of doors dwelling, and landscaping that may encourage. Denver Parade of Properties is free and open to the general public.

You’ll be able to tour the houses when and the place you need with choices for on-demand digital excursions or in-person excursions Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from midday to five p.m. Obtain instructions to collaborating houses at or obtain a print map right here.

Baker Residence Tour

DENVER — The Historic Baker District Residence Tour is again post-pandemic and is opening houses to the neighborhood on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to three p.m. This weekend’s tour will highlight “tiny dwelling,” showcasing Accent Dwelling Items, or carriage homes. The neighborhood boasts the most important focus of Queen Anne Victorian structure in Denver’s coronary heart, many with carriage homes. The Baker Residence Tour is a fundraising occasion and a portion of the proceeds are donated to DCIS at Fairmont Elementary Faculty.

Loveland Rubber Duck Race

LOVELAND — The annual Loveland Rubber Duck Race is about for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Fairgrounds Park in Loveland. The race is a fundraiser for the Loveland Rotary Membership which advantages college students in Thompson Faculty District R2-J. The winners can be introduced on the Rotary Duck Race sales space shortly after the race concludes and also you don’t should be current to win.

Nice Boulder Duck Race

BOULDER — Scott Carpenter Pool’s Lazy River hosts the annual Nice Boulder Duck Race on Sunday, Aug. 28. The occasion is free and open to the general public. Donations will assist fund Boulder Parks and Recreation’s programming for low-income households and folks with disabilities. You’ll be able to undertake a rubber duck or be part of a workforce. The extra geese you undertake, the extra possibilities you need to win prizes from native companies.

Denver BrunchFest

DENVER — You will brunch so arduous on the annual Denver BrunchFest this Sunday, Aug. 28. Brunch lovers can get pleasure from bottomless mimosas and engaging Blood Marys whereas having fun with the most effective brunch choices from dozens of Colorado eating places. There can even be stay music and leisure and loads of Colorado sunshine. Denver BrunchFest takes place Sunday on the York Avenue Yards at Steele Avenue and East thirty ninth Avenue. Tickets will be bought at

An Night Below The Stars

GRAND JUNCTION — The thirtieth annual Night Below The Stars is a free out of doors live performance at stunning Las Colonias Amphitheater. The Grand Junction Centennial Band and the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra can be performing whereas bratwursts are served by members of the Grand Junction Symphony Guild. Meals and drinks start at 5:30 p.m. and music at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Seize your tickets on-line.

Overland Expo Mountain West

LOVELAND — Overland Expo Mountain West is returning to The Ranch in Loveland from Friday, Aug. 26 to Sunday, Aug. 28. The expo for do-it-yourself out of doors fanatics options hands-on coaching, courses and roundtable discussions. There can be gear venders, raffles, tenting outfitters and greater than 300 session-hours of schooling.

Pageant For Life 5K

DENVER — Pageant of Life 5K Stroll/Run can be held at Denver’s Cheesman Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. The competition brings collectively individuals from throughout the state to boost cash for HIV/AIDS service organizations all through Colorado. After the stroll, a competition may have free well being screenings, a refreshment backyard, panels from the Memorial Quilt and free stay music from Dzire Gold, Erin Stereo, and Sophie Grey. Stroll and run registration is accessible on-line.

Be A Hero 5K

FORT COLLINS — The 4th annual Be A Hero 5K, a family-friendly occasion for runners of all talent ranges, begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 at Rolland Moore Park. Runners will obtain a t-shirt, swag bag and post-race refreshments from native distributors. Registration will be accomplished on-line.

Boulder Sundown 5K, 10K Run 

BOULDER — Scenic and flat programs are set for the Boulder Sundown 5K and 10K runs at Boulder Reservoir. The occasion opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27. Register now at

Stroll to Finish Alzheimer’s

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS & STERLING — Held yearly in cities throughout the nation, the Alzheimer’s Affiliation’s Stroll to Finish Alzheimer’s goals to boost funds and consciousness for Alzheimer’s care, assist and analysis. Steamboat Springs’ Yampa River Botanic Park can be residence to a stroll on Sunday, Aug. 28. On-site registration will start at 10 a.m., adopted by a ceremony at 10:45 a.m. You’ll be able to register on-line at

One other stroll can be held on the Logan County Courthouse Sq. in Sterling on Saturday, Aug. 27. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the stroll is at 9 a.m. Registration will be accomplished at

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West Denver Bike Loop

DENVER — The West Denver Bike Loop is again on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Odell Brewing in Sloan’s Lake with an “I Love the 90s” theme. The West Denver Bike Loop consists of neighboring breweries WestFax Brewing Firm, Hogshead Brewing, Odell Brewing (Sloan’s Lake) and Joyride Brewing Firm who’ve teamed as much as have a good time the enjoyment of biking from brewery to brewery. Riders earn $1 off a pour at every brewery and a free beer after finishing the loop.

Rocky Mountain Cigar Pageant

BROOMFIELD — Saturday’s Rocky Mountain Cigar Pageant will let attendees mingle with cigar producers and cigar celebrities from world wide. The competition, held at Omni Interlocken Resort, presents the most recent in cigars, brews, spirits and wine. Every ticket buy comes with a competition bag with over 40 cigars samples, cutter, lighter, competition glass, t-shirt and drink tickets.

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

DENVER — There are simply two weekends left to see “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” on the new Stockyards Occasion Heart of the Nationwide Western Heart. An immersive 20,000-square-foot expertise based mostly on the blockbuster film franchise, “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” permits guests to stroll by means of the world-famous Jurassic gates, encounter life-sized dinosaurs and discover richly themed environments. Tickets for the Denver run of “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” are on sale now at The present can be in Denver by means of Monday, Sept. 5.

Child Cudi

DENVER — Child Cudi is making greater than two dozen stops on his “To the Moon – 2022 World Tour” — together with a date at Ball Enviornment in Denver on Saturday, Aug. 27. Child Cudi can be supported by Don Toliver and Strick. is the spot for tickets with seats beginning at $40.

Alice in Chains & Breaking Benjamin & Bush

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Alice in Chains, Breaking Benjamin and Bush have teamed for a big U.S. tour. The “Sayonara Summer time” tour stops at Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre on Saturday, Aug. 27. Head to for tickets.

Crimson Rocks

DENVER — There is no such thing as a higher venue for stay music within the nation than Colorado’s Crimson Rocks Amphitheatre! The Crimson Rocks 2022 live performance schedule remains to be rising and even options some concert events postponed from 2020.

RELATED: Crimson Rocks: Here is the 2022 live performance schedule

Motion pictures this weekend

“Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero” topped “Beast” final weekend for the widest-ever opening for an anime.

“High Gun: Maverick” completed fourth in its thirteenth weekend in theaters. It is remodeled $683 million in North America up to now, sufficient to overhaul “Avengers: Infinity Conflict” because the sixth highest grossing home launch of all time.  

New motion pictures this weekend

  • The Invitation
  • Breaking
  • Samaritan
  • Three Thousand Years of Longing

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. Bullet Practice — $ million
  2. DC League of Tremendous-Pets — $ million
  3. Nope — $ million
  4. Thor: Love and Thunder — $ million
  5. Minions: The Rise of Gru — $ million
  6. High Gun: Maverick — $ million
  7. The place the Crawdads Sing — $ million
  8. Easter Sunday — $ million
  9. Elvis — $ million
  10. The Black Cellphone — $ million

RELATED: ‘Dragon Ball Tremendous’ anime opens to $20.1M

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