The Mile High is gonna be extra poppin’ this weekend for Pride. While floofs can’t join the festivities, they can still celebrate their furbulous selves and embrace all kinds of ruv. From a brew fest, to live music, 5K races, and the Stanley Cup, we got ya covered! Time to don your fave Pride attire, leash up the pup, grab some treatos, and check out these fun things to do in Denver.
Calling all brew hounds and food truck connoisseurs! Bruz Beers is celebrating Belgian-style beers in style this Saturday. Tickets are $48 and include unlimited pours of world-renowned Belgian Beers and live music from local acts Ravinwolf and Badda Boom Brass Band. To enhance your tasting paw-leasure, there will be a handful of food trucks for peeps, and even the Bone Apetreat! truck for pups.
Monkey Barrel, Denver
Friday, June 24, 6:30–10 p.m.
Monkey Barrel is throwing the ultimutt Stanley Cup Game 5 patio watch party and your woofer’s invited! 6+ televisions and full sound means it’s gonna feel a heck of a lot like you and Fido are inches from Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar. Plus, get rrrready for a DJ, outdoor bar, and giveaways at intermission. Remember to get there early—pup’s gonna want the best seat in the dog house.
Bruz (Off Fax), Denver
Saturday, June 25, 6–8 p.m.
This Saturday, Bruz (Off Fax) is hosting FREE live music as part of their Sidecar Saturday series. Local singer-songwriter Caleb Crain will be there to serenade you and your music-lovin’ mutt. Bonus: it’s just a buck for a 4-oz pour with purchase of a full draft.
4. CANCELLED: Tivoli Brewing 5K
Get your steps in with frens and foamy brews at the Tivoli Brewing Company’s 5K this Saturday. Run, jog, walk, or meander, there’s no rush to the finish line. Part of the Colorado Brewery Running Series, this event requires pre-registration. Tickets start at $35 and include a free craft brew at the finish line, your choice of swag or collector’s pint glass from the Colorado Brewery Running Series, and entry for door prizes. 10% of all proceeds will go directly to a local nonprofit.
Get your run in while having a legit excuse for sippin’ a morning cider? Count us in, pawlease! This Sunday, Acreage by Stem Ciders is hosting a 5K at their Lafayette location as part of the Colorado Brewery Running Series. Tickets start at $35 and include a free craft cider/brew at the finish line, your choice of swag or collector’s pint glass from the Brewery Running Series, and entry for door prizes. 10% of all proceeds will go directly to a local nonprofit.
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.
Up Pup and Away Animal Rescue
- This Sunday from 2–4 p.m., River North Brewery is hosting an adoption event and fundraiser for Up Pup and Away Animal Rescue. $1 from every pint sold will be donated to Up Pup and Away by the brewery and will be matched by Maggie Fast at West + Main Homes!
Rocky Mountain Puppy Rescue
- Every Saturday, Rocky Mountain Puppy Rescue hosts an adoption event at the Petco in Arvada from 12–3 p.m. RMPR has been running since 2010 with the mission to rescue, foster, vet and rehome unwanted shelter animals. Head over to this event to help them on their mission and find yourself a new furry bestie in the process!
Featured photo: Sharon McCutcheon
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