What to hit up in Colorado during July. You won’t want to miss anything on our #HitList.

Cherry Creek Arts Festival


When: July 3-5, starting at 10 am.
Where: Cherry Creek North, from 2nd to 3rd Avenues between Columbine St. and Steele St.
What: The signature festival is a cultural celebration of the visual, performing and culinary arts. It’s a great experience for the whole family with the Artivity Avenue, a full block of interactive activity for youngsters, the Cultural Pavilion, where performing arts come to life, and the Culinary Avenue, featuring some tasty snacks and live cooking demonstrations from popular eateries around Denver. Free for all who wish to attend.

Street Arts Festival @ Breckenridge


When: Friday, July 3, 4-8 pm.
Where: Ridge Street Arts Square, Breckenridge, CO.
What: A celebration of street, pavements and graffiti arts featuring guest artists specializing in each media. Also on the schedule is live music (starting at 8 pm), a chalk art contest, and stenciling workshops including kid’s graffiti. No admission fee.

Independence Eve Celebration


When: Friday, July 3, beginning at 8 pm.
Where: Civic Center Park (Colfax & Broadway).
What: Start your 4th of July early at the 6th annual FREE community celebration featuring a concert, light show, and fireworks. The concert will feature Funkiphino and 101st Army Concert Band from Buckley Air Force Base. Lawn seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis so get there early! Attendees are welcome to bring their own picnics, but concessions will be available as well.

Park Hill 4th of July Parade


When: Saturday, July 4, kicking off at 1:30 pm.
Where: Along 23rd Avenue, from Dexter St. to Krameria St. View route here.
What: Celebrate Independence Day with family and friends by watching the 6th annual Park Hill parade featuring more than 50 groups including floats, marching bands, costumed characters, classic cars and more! The parade will run along 23rd Ave., with viewing areas available along both the north and south sides of 23rd. Get there early to set up blankets and chairs, then relax and enjoy the fun!

The Outlaws and Fireworks!


When: Saturday, July 4, starting at 7 pm.
Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
What: Watch the Outlaws, Denver’s professional lacrosse team, face-off against the Boston Cannons this 4th of July. Then after we take home the big W, enjoy the fireworks show- pyrotechnics paired with visuals on a 220-foot wide, HD screen! Tickets start at $28 available for purchase here.

Biergarten Festival


When: July 10-12; Friday 4- 10 pm, Saturday 11 am- 10 pm, Sunday 10 am- 5 pm.
Where: TEV Edelweiss festival grounds in Morrison, CO.
What: Celebrate traditional German culture with food, entertainment, music, dance and beer! There will be activities for children and a real German all-you-can-eat Frühschoppen (brunch) for $15 on Sunday morning from 10 am- 2 pm. Price of admission: Friday & Saturday $5, Sunday $3 (or $1 before noon); children 12 & under are free.

Colorado Irish Festival


When: July 10-12; Friday 5- 10 pm, Saturday 10 am- 10 pm, Sunday 10 am- 7 pm.
Where: Clement Park, Littleton, CO.
What: Experience the largest Irish celebration in the Rocky Mountains  with traditional Irish music performances and dancing, Irish drama and storytelling, crafts, games and food and drinks. Known throughout the west for its display of kilts, bagpipes and Irish step dancing, this year’s Irish Festival promises to be a memorable weekend. Price of admission: Friday $10 (or free before 6 pm), Saturday & Sunday $13; children 12 & under are free. Tickets are available online here, King Soopers/Ticket West outlets, and at the event gates.

The Tinder Party + Stephanie Maxwell’s Birthday Celebration


When: Friday, July 10, starting at 9 pm.
Where: VIE Nightclub Denver.
What: Meet the person you’ve been stalking on Tinder! Or find your match among Denver’s hottest singles. Show your Tinder app at the door to skip line/cover. And join us as we celebrate Stephanie (a.k.a Sirvo’s fearless leader) turning 27 with bottles galore and beats provided by DJ GARMAN!

West End Tavern’s Jul-IPA Festival


When: Saturday, July 11, 12- 4 pm.
Where: Millenium Harvest House in Boulder CO.
What: Third annual celebration of the best & baddest IPAs organized by The West End Tavern. Try IPA’s from 30+ breweries, enjoy live music from The Goonies & Sixty Minute Men, and food from The West End Tavern. Tickets are $35; 100% of proceeds to benefit Safehouse.

303 Magazine Day Pool Party


When: Sunday, July 12, 11 am- 6 pm
Where: The Breakers Resort Denver
What: To celebrate the opening of the Riviera at the Breakers Resort, a lounge and internet cafe, 303 Magazine is throwing a series of  pool parties throughout the summer. The next one is just around the corner, and will be featuring DJ Kate Elsworth on the 1’s and 2’s. Tickets are $26 and only available online. Get them here ASAP because they’re going fast.

Pairsine “Taste of Elegance Beer”


When: Wednesday, July 15, 6- 9 pm.
Where: The Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, CO.
What: Ten beer-savvy chefs from around the town will compete to create up to 20 dishes to be paired with one of 20 award-winning beers. On the day of the event, chefs will be preparing then serving their dishes alongside samples of each beer. A panel of food and wine experts will name the winners for “Best Chef” and “Most Creative Chef”, and attendees will also get to cast their votes to decide the winner of the “People’s Choice Chef”. Tickets are on sale here for $75.

Denver Beta Inaugural Event


When: Thursday, July 16, starting at 6:30 pm.
Where: Galvanize Platte in Denver, CO.
What: Colorado’s premiere startup party where members of the Galvanize community, local startup scene and all who are interested come together to enjoy conversation, cocktails, giveaways, and interactive demos from presenting startups including yours truly. We’ll be showing off Sirvo and giving away some free shwag, so come and support us! Tickets are available for $15 here.

Global Dance Festival


When: July 17-19, starting at 5 pm.
Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO.
What: If you like electronic music, this concert is definitely for you. The greatest EDM artists from around the globe travel to Colorado to play for thousands of enthusiasts under the open sky at Red Rocks. The lineup includes Tiesto, Kaskade, Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi and many more. Get your tickets here before they sell out!

The Big Eat


When: Thursday, July 23, 6- 10 pm.
Where: The Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
What: Enjoy bites from over 40 of Denver’s best independent restaurants, then wash them down with cocktails from Denver’s top mixologists and craft beer from our favorite breweries. And like every BigEat, expect surprises and countless fun to benefit EatDenver. Tickets are available online for $55 here.

Denver Summer Brew Fest


When: July 25-26, 7- 10 pm.
Where: The Mile High Station in Denver, CO.
What: The Summer Brew Fest at Mile High Station will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and beyond, not to mention live local music, food, and other vendors. Tickets are available online for $35 here, or on the day of for $45. Proceeds benefit Swallow Hill Music Association.

Yoga on the Rocks


When: July 25, 7- 8 am.
Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO.
What: Get your yoga on in one of the most awe-inspiring venues in the world. After the event, visit the Top Plaza for goodies from participating sponsors. Tickets are $12, available online here; $1 per admission will go to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Film On The Rocks- ‘Pretty Woman’


When: July 31, starting at 7 pm.
Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO.
What: Gather your friends and family and head up to Red Rocks to enjoy this classic. Tickets are $12, available online here.