Floof Fashun, Live Music, and More

It’s been rainy and cloudy in the Mile High City, but we’re manifesting sunny skies and chill vibes for the first weekend of June. Sniff out these fun things to do in Denver this weekend for you and pup.

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1. Live Music with Sapphires Garden

Bruz (Off Fax), Denver
Saturday, June 4, 6-8 p.m.

Bruz (Off Fax) is hosting live music with Sapphires Garden this Saturday. Your doggy will ruv to boogie on their spacious patio to this jazz fusion band from Fort Collins while you sip on a brew or two. Hot tip, pups! There’s paid parking in a lot south of the tasting room, metered parking on Colfax, and free street parking along York. 

2. Dog Fashion Show 

Copper Kettle Brewing Company, Denver
Saturday, June 4, 3:30 p.m. 

This Saturday, Copper Kettle Brewing Company  is hosting a furbulous dog fashion show to celebrate their 11th year. This event features something for everypuppy: adorable dogs in cute outfits, prizes, professional photos, a drag queen MC, and craft beers. It’s only $10 to enter your pup in the Best Dressed Pooch contest. Plus, proceeds go to Big Dogs Huge Paws Rescue. You can enter your dog in the contest here! Don’t furget—good boys and girls need to be leashed to attend.

3. Cherry Creek Farmers Market

Cherry Creek Shopping Center, Denver
Saturdays 9 a.m.–2 p.m., May 7–Nov. 5; Wednesdays 9 a.m.–1 p.m., June 15–Sept. 28

Let’s yap for a sec about a quintessential summer experience: the farmers market, pup course. Denver is blessed with a handful of farmers markets that feature organic, locally sourced veggies, fruits, treatos, brekkie, coffee, and beyond. The award-winning Cherry Creek Farmers Market is open twice a week, so you can stay stocked on freshness all summer long (and then some).For more farmers markets in the Denver area, we rounded up a list for you here.

Life’s Better With a Pup

No wet nose to boop? What a heckin’ tragedy. We want to help you fix that, so check out where you can adopt below! And who knows, you might just meet your new slobbery soulpup.

Denver Animal Shelter

  • The Denver Animal Shelter (DAS) is sending up the “bark signal” (is that the dog equivalent of the bat signal? let’s pretend it is.) cuz they need your help! A growing number of pets are looking for their forever homes and shelters across the Denver metro, so for a limited time, the DAS has reduced adoption fees to $5. You can find more info on their adoptable pups here!

Check out more events on our calendar here and submit your own events for free here. And—as always—don’t furget to tag us @SidewalkDog in all your weekend adventures!

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