See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Denver area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
October 9-12, 2014. Meet & Greet, Bar Tour Shuttle; Day Trips, Cocktail Party, Pool Party, Bar Tour Shuttle; Banquet, Event/Dance TBA: Farewell BBQ/Lunch, Beer Bust. Host: Hotel VQ, Downtown Denver. Every Friday is FRB Friday at the Wrangler, 1700 Logan St. See online for more events around town and for OctobearFest details:
November 12-23, 2014. International Film Festival screenings at: Buell Theatre, 950 13th St; RedLine, 2350 Araphoe St; SDFF Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax; UA Pavilions, 500 16th St. See their website for schedule:
January 6-25, 2015. Parade, rodeo, rodeo clowns, Mexican rodeo, livestock shows & sales, quarter horse performances & sales, animal training & sheep dog performances, hand spinning wool judging, and much more.
February 22 - March 1, 2015. Annual week-long gay ski event, ranked by gay.com as Top Gay Ski Week in USA. A unique vacation experience in spirited, unpretentious ski town, nestled in box canyon surrounded by majestic 13,000-foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains. White Night Party, Fashion Show, bar nights, lunch and dinner meet-ups; Hotel Madeline + Inn at Lost Creek rates and packages.
Late June, 2015, at Civic Center Park in Downtown. Denver PrideFest features the Saturday DanceWorld Country Stage with line-dancing and exhibitions, a Latin Stage with cultural programming, and Center Stage with live entertainment. The festival hosts 325,000 guests annually, plus over 250 vendor booths with arts, crafts, food and more. Sunday Parade kicks off at 9:30am.
June 26-28, 2015, annual events, leather/fetish seminars, vendor area, dungeon, men's play parties, Rocky Mountain LeatherSIR, Leatherboy, & Bootblack contests; Sunday After Thunder Dinner & Play Party. Membership/Registration Costs: Before May 1, 2015 - $110; May 1, 2015 and after $145; June 26-28, 2015 room rates will be $137.
Early August, 2015, annual events at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St. Many stages, themed pavilions, traditional events, exhibits, blue ribbon competitions; indoor roller coaster, rides, carnival games; geek/technie/sci-fi nerds to natural healing/Tarot reading; pie-eating & crafts live competitions to Zombie Beauty Pageant.