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9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Sept. 1-5, 2022

9Things to do in Denver & Colorado this weekend: Sept. 1-5, 2022

Style of Colorado is again in Denver, 3 faculty soccer video games kick off the season and the primary Oktoberfests of the season are right here.

COLORADO, USA — Completely happy Labor Day weekend! Though it might be the unofficial finish to summer season, there’s nonetheless time to move outdoor and expertise all that Colorado has to supply in the course of the season.

Style of Colorado highlights a packed weekend of festivals which incorporates music, meals, arts, crafts, balloon, wine and beer celebrations.

There are early indicators of autumn, nonetheless. Faculty soccer is again with three video games this weekend and the primary Oktoberfest steins of the yr will likely be raised in Keystone and Beaver Creek.

Try one among these superior occasions taking place throughout the Centennial State this Labor Day weekend. Bear in mind to share your weekend images with the “Close to Me” characteristic on the 9NEWS app.

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Style of Colorado

DENVER — Colorado’s signature Labor Day weekend pageant is again at Civic Middle Park in downtown Denver. The thirty ninth annual Style of Colorado will likely be held Saturday, Sept. 3 to Monday, Sept. 5. This yr’s occasion options 5 levels the place attendees can take heed to music from greater than 60 artists together with tribute bands, nation musicians, jazz, cultural lineups and Denver bands. An Arts & Crafts Market can have 50 native artisan cubicles and over 30 meals vehicles and restaurant distributors.

RELATED: A information to the 2022 Style of Colorado in Denver

Colorado State Honest

PUEBLO — The largest summer season occasion in Colorado continues this weekend in southern Colorado. The Colorado State Honest provides a carnival, 4-H displays, agricultural competitions, tractor pulls, dwell music performances, rodeos, bake offs and superb meals choices. The Colorado State Honest runs via Monday, Sept. 5 with live shows from The Band Perry and Stone Temple Pilots, plus monster truck reveals and a demolition derby. Try the total truthful schedule at

Windsor Harvest Pageant

WINDSOR — Windsor’s largest family-friendly occasion is again for a a centesimal yr this Labor Day weekend. This yr’s Windsor Harvest Pageant theme is “Construct for the Future Whereas Honoring the Previous.” The pageant runs from Saturday, Sept. 3 to Monday, Sept. 5 with dwell music, a road dance, BBQ, automotive present, pancake breakfast, horse-drawn carriage rides, outside video games, beer backyard, film screening within the park, and firework present. Balloon launches are deliberate for Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 a.m. at Eastman Park. A parade steps off at 9 a.m. Monday. Go to to see the whole schedule.

Labor Day Elevate Off

COLORADO SPRINGS — A Southern Colorado custom returns this weekend with the Colorado Springs Labor Day Elevate Off. Operating Saturday, Sept. 3 via Monday, Sept. 5, the free occasion begins every morning with an ascension of over 70 balloons accompanied by breakfast and drinks from native distributors. All through every day there will likely be skydiving demonstrations, wakeboarding exhibitions, paddle boarding and dwell leisure. Night balloon glows are set for Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The Colorado Springs Labor Day Elevate Off takes place at Memorial Park.


DENVER — “Hadestown,” the winner of eight Tony Awards in 2019 together with Greatest Musical, has simply opened at Denver’s Buell Theatre. “Hadestown” intertwines the tales of younger dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice with that of King Hades and his spouse Persephone on hell-raising journey to the underworld and again. With an distinctive forged of actors, dancers and singers, the musical is a haunting however hopeful theatrical expertise that grabs you and by no means lets go. “Hadestown” performs the Buell Theatre via Sunday, Sept. 11.

Denver Chalk Artwork Pageant  

DENVER — The annual Denver Chalk Artwork Pageant has moved to Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood this weekend. The road portray pageant, which runs Saturday, Sept. 3 via Monday, Sept. 5, can have 150 artists creating awe-inspiring works of chalk artwork. The pageant is 2 blocks south of Civic Middle Park (and Style of Colorado) close to twelfth and Bannock and the Denver Artwork Museum.

Seven Peaks Music Pageant

VILLA GROVE — Seven Peaks Music Pageant returns for a 3rd version this weekend with a star-studded nation music lineup. Dierks Bentley and Morgan Wallen headline the pageant with friends Boy Named Banjo, Ashley Cooke, Jordan Davis, Jackson Dean, Travis Denning, Hardy,  Kendell Marvel, Ashley McBryde, Previous Crow Medication Present, Caitlyn Smith, Rapidgrass, Alana Springsteen and Lainey Wilson. Seven Peaks Music Pageant runs Friday, Sept. 2 to Sunday, Sept. 4 in Villa Grove, positioned about 45 miles south of Buena Vista.

Labor Day Weekend in Creede

CREEDE — Creede’s Labor Day Weekend celebration is full of occasions together with a mountain run, outside film, music, theater and extra. The thirty sixth annual Creede Mountain Run takes place Saturday, Sept. 3. Individuals will benefit from the breathtaking San Juan Mountains in 50K, 22 mile, 12 mile and two-mile runs. Registration is on the market on-line. To see the whole Labor Day Weekend schedule, go to

TCU vs. Colorado

BOULDER — The College of Colorado soccer groups opens the 2022 season on Friday, Sept. 2. The CU Buffaloes host TCU in a nationally-televised recreation on ESPN with an 8 p.m. kickoff. Followers are inspired to put on black to the sport. A brand new sound system may even make its debut at Folsom Area on Friday. Season and single recreation tickets stay out there at

RELATED: CU’s soccer stadium will sound completely different in opener vs. TCU

Northern Iowa vs. Air Pressure

COLORADO SPRINGS — Air Pressure Academy soccer opens its season on Saturday, Sept. 3 towards Northern Iowa within the first assembly between the faculties. Northern Iowa head coach Mark Farley enters his twenty second season with the Panthers as essentially the most winningest coach in program historical past. Air Pressure Falcons head coach Troy Calhoun is 15-0 towards groups from the Soccer Championship Subdivision. The Falcons and Panthers kick off at 11 a.m. Saturday at Falcon Stadium.

Houston Baptist vs. Northern Colorado

GREELEY — College of Northern Colorado head coach Ed McCaffrey leads the Bears onto the sector at Nottingham Area on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 2 p.m. towards Houston Baptist. Final yr, linebacker David Hoage recorded three sacks towards Houston Baptist, essentially the most since 2017. Followers ought to arrive early for the Pepsi Fan Fest, Bears, Brews and Bites and tailgate with fellow Bear followers.

Water World’s ultimate weekend

FEDERAL HEIGHTS — That is the ultimate weekend of 2022 to go to one among America’s largest household water parks. Water World’s ultimate three days of operation this season are Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Water World options greater than fifty points of interest, from youngsters rides to large thrill rides. Most meals and drinks might be introduced into the park making it excellent for picnics and parking is free. Keep away from the traces and get your tickets on-line.

Elitch Gardens water park

DENVER — The Labor Day vacation is the ultimate day to go to the water park at Elitch Gardens. Though the water park closes for the season after Labor Day, the predominant amusement park space will stay open via Sunday, Oct. 30.


LOVELAND — Cirque du Soleil has introduced a touring circus to Colorado for the primary time since 2019. “Ovo” is in Colorado Springs earlier than heading to Denver subsequent weekend. The present “Ovo” — that means “egg” in Portuguese — is comprised of 100 folks from 25 international locations, together with 52 artists, with high-level acrobatic acts. “Ovo” is at Broadmoor World Enviornment via Sunday, Sept. 4. Tickets are bought at

RELATED: Cirque du Soleil returns to Colorado

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

DENVER — That is the ultimate weekend to see “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” on the Stockyards Occasion Middle of the Nationwide Western Middle. An immersive 20,000-square-foot expertise primarily based on the blockbuster film franchise, “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” permits guests to stroll via the world-famous Jurassic gates, encounter life-sized dinosaurs and discover richly themed environments. Tickets are on sale at The present will likely be in Denver via Monday, Sept. 5.

Broncos Match 7K

DENVER — The tenth annual Broncos Match 7K returns to Empower Area at Mile Excessive on Sunday, Sept. 4. All runners will obtain an unique Broncos shirt, finisher’s medal and the expertise of racing throughout the sector and crossing the 50-yard line. Proceeds will profit Denver Broncos Charities. Register at

Labor Day Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

PARKER — Have fun the vacation weekend with a half marathon, 10K or 5K. There is a distance for everybody at Monday’s races at Parker’s Salisbury Equestrian Park. Runners of all skills are welcome. Every participant will get a working shirt, finisher’s medal, chip timing and race images. Race registration is on the market at

Theater of the Thoughts

DENVER — “Theater of the Thoughts” is a brand new theatrical expertise you’ll see, really feel, style and listen to, co-created by Academy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning artist David Byrne and author Mala Gaonkar. Witness the wonders of your thoughts for your self as you comply with The Information via a spectacular, 15,000-square-foot set up in a gaggle of 16 viewers members. “Theater of the Thoughts” takes place on the York Avenue Yards at thirty ninth and Steele via Dec. 18.

RELATED: David Byrne brings his artistic abilities to Denver for DCPA’s newest present

Lebanese and Center Jap Pageant

LAKEWOOD — Saint Rafka Maronite Catholic Church is internet hosting its annual Lebanese and Center Jap Pageant on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 2301 Wadsworth Blvd in Lakewood. Expertise this distinctive cultural and culinary pageant that includes genuine Lebanese and Center Jap delicacies and leisure with enjoyable for everybody.

Keystone Oktoberfest

KEYSTONE — Oktoberfest season formally arrives with Saturday’s ninth annual Oktoberfest at Keystone’s River Run Village. Attendees will likely be elevating their steins, dancing to oompah bands and savoring scrumptious German fare. The pageant, which runs from 1 p.m. to six p.m., can have dwell music, meals and seasonal beer. The pageant may even have a youngsters’ space with crafts and dance performances from the Denver German Conventional Dance Group. If you happen to purchase a commemorative 2022 stein, you will get three beer tokens. Stein tickets can be found on-line.

Beaver Creek Oktoberfest

BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek’s long-running Oktoberfest is a family-friendly celebration of conventional dwell music, food and drinks the center of a Bavarian-inspired village. Festivities deliberate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday embrace stein-hoisting competitions, bratwurst-eating competitors, youngsters’ zone, Oktoberfest shuffle, best-dressed contest and dwell music from Trachtenkapelle, The Helmet Fricker Band, Philadelphia Freedom and extra. A whole schedule might be discovered at

Fortress Rock Brew Fest Below the Stars

CASTLE ROCK — The Fortress Rock Brew Fest Below the Stars is Sunday, Sept. 4 at Philip S. Miller Park. The fest will provide craft beer from greater than 20 breweries, meals from eight meals vehicles and 4 bands. Every ticket comes with admission, limitless meals, eight-ounce craft beer pours and dwell leisure till 9 p.m. Tickets can be found on-line.

Fountain Fall Pageant & Parade

FOUNTAIN — The 52nd annual Fountain Fall Pageant and Parade arrives Monday, Sept. 5 in Fountain. The Labor Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. Monday and can run alongside Important Avenue and Ohio Avenue. The Fall Pageant opens at 10:30 a.m. at John Metcalf Park.

JAS Labor Day Expertise

SNOWMASS — The Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Expertise is a well-liked three-day music pageant on the grounds outdoors the Snowmass Village Recreation Middle. This yr’s thirty first annual lineup contains Leon Bridges, Chris Stapleton, Stevie Nicks, Little Massive City, Zach Bryan, St. Paul and the Damaged Bones and extra. The pageant runs Friday, Sept. 2 to Sunday, Sept. 4. Tickets are bought at

Pixar Putt 

DENVER — Pop-up, open air mini-golf expertise Pixar Putt has arrived in Denver. The expertise is made up of 18 holes impressed by the tales, characters and icons from a few of Disney and Pixar’s most beloved movies together with “Toy Story,” “The Incredibles,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Discovering Nemo,” “Coco,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Wall-E,” and “Inside Out.” Pixar Putt is staged at McGregor Sq.’s Rally Lodge starting Saturday, Sept. 3 and working via Nov. 27.

Nan Desu Kan

AURORA — The three-day Japanese tradition conference Nan Desu Kan is again this weekend at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Conference Middle in Aurora. Since 1997, the occasion has showcased conventional Japanese arts, anime, cosplay, gaming, purchasing, music, dance, voice actors, competitions, charity and extra. Nan Desu Kan runs Friday, Sept. 2 via Sunday, Sept. 4. Try the total lineup at

Bent’s Previous Fort

OTERO COUNTY — The general public is invited to affix the inhabitants of Bent’s Previous Fort on Friday, Sept. 2 from 1 p.m. to five:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 3 from 8 a.m. to five:30 p.m. to expertise the sights and sounds of Bent, St. Vrain, & Firm in 1847. There isn’t any further payment to take part on this particular occasion. Common park entrance charges apply. Bent’s Previous Fort Nationwide Historic Website is positioned on Colorado Freeway 194, eight miles east of La Junta.

Estes Park Labor Day Arts & Crafts Present

ESTES PARK — The Estes Park Arts and Crafts Present brings over 100 artisans to downtown Estes Park each Labor Day weekend. This yr’s present runs from Saturday, Sept. 3 to Monday, Sept. 5 at Bond Park. The present, when mixed with the retailers and eating places of downtown, make Estes Park an incredible weekend vacation spot on the sting of Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park.

Commonwheel Artwork Pageant

MANITOU SPRINGS — Manitou Springs’ Memorial Park is the location of this weekend’s Commonwheel Artists Co-op forty eighth annual Labor Day Artwork Pageant. The pageant will likely be open from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 to Monday, Sept. 5. There will likely be dozens of artwork distributors, dwell music, meals choices, beer backyard and children’ actions. Admission is free.

Windsor Cruise In Automobile Present

WINDSOR — One of many largest automotive reveals in northern Colorado will likely be held Sunday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Windsor Cruise In Automobile Present at Eastman Park can have classes in 20s and older, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and newer, vehicles, and diamond-in-the-rough autos. There isn’t any entry payment for automotive fans concerned with stopping by, viewing the vehicles, assembly and mingling with the house owners of the autos.

4 Corners Motorbike Rally

DURANGO — Durango, which serves as a gateway to the world well-known Million Greenback Freeway, is the house of this weekend’s three-day 4 Corners Motorbike Rally. There will likely be races, stunt reveals, dwell music, bike reveals and extra. Go to to see a whole occasion schedule.

Vail Duck Race

VAIL — The Vail Rotary Membership is internet hosting its annual rubber duck race at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 4. The membership will ship about 15,000 geese down Gore Creek. The race will start on the Lined Bridge and finish on the Vail Rotary Worldwide Bridge. The proprietor of the primary duck that enters the chute will win $5,000. This occasion serves as a fundraiser for the Vail Rotary which helps many Vail-area organizations. Geese can be found for adoption on-line.

Ouray County Rodeo

RIDGWAY — Ouray County is prepared for rodeo! The 2022 Ouray County Labor Day Rodeo will likely be held Monday, Sept. 5 with a parade at 10 a.m., BBQ within the Park at 11 a.m. and CPRA Rodeo at 1 p.m. Lively army and kids below six obtain free admission.

Labor Day Weekend Rodeo

TRINIDAD — The Trinidad Spherical-Up Affiliation’s 112th annual Labor Day Weekend is a 3-day celebration on the Las Animas County Fairgrounds. The weekend contains two rodeo performances, Saturday night time dance, efficiency by the Westernaires, beer backyard, expo, concessionsdistributors, stick horse races, youngsters nickel scramble and extra. The Labor Day Parade steps off at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5 in downtown Trinidad.

Yampa Valley Crane Fest

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The eleventh annual Yampa Valley Crane Pageant will likely be held Thursday, Sept. 1 to Sunday, Sept. 4 in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Craig. The pageant options four-days of principally free occasions, however some actions together with crane-viewing shuttles and people with restricted area, require advance registration and small payment. Organizers say one of the simplest ways to view cranes are the 4 guided crane-viewing occasions all through the pageant. This yr’s occasion additionally can have audio system, workshops, academic shows, story-telling occasion, aerial arts dancers, walks, coloring contest, youngsters and household actions and extra. See the total schedule at

Colorado Nationwide Speedway

DACONO — Colorado Nationwide Speedway will maintain two nights of Labor Day weekend racing. Brief monitor NASCAR-sanctioned racing is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4 with post-race firework reveals. Tickets can be found on the field workplace or

Rocky Mountain Vibes vs. Northern Colorado Owlz

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Rocky Mountain Vibes host rival Northern Colorado Owlz for 3 video games at UCHealth Park. Thursday, Sept. 1 is Women Nights and Friday, Sept. 2 has post-game fireworks.

4 Corners Folks Pageant

PAGOSA SPRINGS — The twenty sixth annual 4 Corners Folks Pageant runs Friday, Sept. 2 to Sunday, Sept. 4 with dwell performances from Yonder Mountain String Band, Darrell Scott Trio, Heartless Bastards, Dirtwire, Gangstagrass, Amy Helm, William Prince and extra.


COMMERCE CITY — In what’s turn out to be a practice relationship again to 2011, Phish returns to Colorado over Labor Day weekend. Identified for its improvisational fashion and devoted fan base, the jam band will play at Dick’s Sporting Good Park on Thursday, Sept. 1, Friday, Sept. 2, Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4. Phish’s run in Colorado ends the band’s 2022 summer season tour. Tickets are bought at

Jack Johnson

GREENWOOD VILLAGE — Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson will carry his 2022 tour to Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre on Wednesday, Aug. 31 and Thursday, Sept. 1, with Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers. Johnson’s tour kicked off in June and wraps in October. Fiddler’s Inexperienced Amphitheatre is the most important outside amphitheater within the Denver metro space.

Telluride Movie Pageant

TELLURIDE — The forty ninth annual Telluride Movie Pageant is that this Labor Day weekend. The distinguished occasion options many movies premiering for the primary time in North America. From Friday, Sept. 2 to Monday, Sept. 5, greater than 50 packages will likely be screened in ten venues. The lineup of the Telluride Movie Pageant is not going to be revealed till the weekend.

Crimson Rocks

DENVER — There isn’t any higher venue for dwell 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 live shows postponed from 2020.

Motion pictures this weekend

With none main releases this weekend, most main movie show chains have declared Saturday, Sept. 3 as “Nationwide Cinema Day” with particular offers and reductions. AMC, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas are collaborating, as are all main movie studios. In collaborating theaters, tickets will likely be not more than $3 for each displaying, in each format.

RELATED: Coming to a theater close to you: $3 film tickets for sooner or later

Final weekend’s field workplace

  1. The Invitation — $6.8 million
  2. Bullet Prepare — $5.6 million
  3. Beast — $4.8 million
  4. Prime Gun: Maverick — $4.7 million
  5. Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero — $4.6 million
  6. DC League of Tremendous-Pets — $4.1 million
  7. Three Thousand Years of Longing — $2.9 million
  8. Minions: The Rise of Gru — $2.7 million
  9. Thor: Love and Thunder — $2.6 million
  10. The place the Crawdads Sing — $2.3 million

RELATED: Again to regular on the motion pictures? What to anticipate this fall

RELATED: ‘The Invitation’ tops tepid weekend at field workplace

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