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.
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.
April 30 - May 3, 2015. International Film Festival screenings at: SDFF Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax. The DFS presents a weekly-changing calendar of first-run exclusives, domestic and foreign arthouse revivals, narrative and documentary films, over 600 per year, all in their original language and format, plus the LGBT-themed Cinema Q series. See their website for schedule:
June 19, 2015, 9pm-2am, at CITY HALL, 1144 Broadway, Denver. Dancr party for bears, cubs, and friends back in Denver. DJ WAYNE G (UK). Tickets $7 before 10pm, $10 after.
June 20-21, 2015, at Civic Center Park in Downtown. Denver PrideFest features Saturday/Sunday live entertainment on 3 stages. The festival hosts 365,000 guests annually, plus over 200 vendor booths with arts, crafts, food and more. The Sunday Parade marches down Colfax from Cheesman Park.
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.
July 31 - August 2, 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.
October 9-12, 2015. 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:
October 16-17, 2015, at The Oriental Theater, 4333 W 4th Ave. Ordinary people from all over the Pacific NW become weekend porn stars, making 5-minute dirty movies for cash prizes! Films run the gamut of LGBT+S sexual styles; funny, thought-provoking, sad, artistic, outrageous, and sexy-because they're real- created and performed by sex-positive people.