04/22/2015

Attend Our Fiesta for Cinco de Mayo in Denver!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Denver with drink specials and fun activities at the Renaissance Denver Hotel.

Every year on the 5th of May, the people of Mexico and many in the United States celebrate the Mexico’s victory over France at the Battle of Pueblo. At the Renaissance Denver Hotel, we’ll be joining in on the fun, and we invite you to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Denver with us! 

Cinco de Mayo in DenverDownload Cinco De Mayo in Denver
May 5th, 2015 | 5 PM - 10 PM 
Elevate Lounge - Renaissance
Denver Hotel
 

Throughout the evening, well be serving up Mexican-inspired food and cocktails. Let your hair down and dance to incredible music or let your creative juices flow and participate in crafts. 

If you plan on visiting the Mile High City in the beginning of May, be sure to book your stay at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Our facility offers close proximity to the Cinco de Mayo Denver festival and other events being held for the holiday at our nearby museums and galleries. 

We hope you will join us for Cinco de Mayo in Denver!

04/15/2015

Spend Mother’s Day in Denver with Us at the Renaissance Denver Hotel!

Treat mom to a spa day and Mother’s Day brunch in Denver at our hotel.

While it’s important to show mom how much you care all the time, Mother’s Day is the time to pull out all the stops to make her feel special. Let the Renaissance Denver Hotel help you pamper and celebrate mom with spa treatments and brunch. Join us for a memorable Mother’s Day in Denver!

Mother's Day in DenverMothers Day Brunch
Renaissance Denver Hotel
May 10th, 2015
$45.00 per person
Seniors (55 and older) 20% off
Children 12 & under - $15 

This year’s brunch features assorted pastries, chilled seafood, breakfast items, salads, and other cold items. Enjoy pasta, omelet, prime rib, and dessert stations, along with entrees that include herb grilled salmon with lemon butter, asparagus stuffed chicken with Creole cream, and vegetable selections. 

Our friends from Beauticontrol® will be on-hand, transforming an area of our hotel into a spa for mothers. Spa treatments are complimentary. 

Give mom the gift of a great time at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Whether you choose one of our guest rooms or suites, mom will rest peacefully in one of our signature Renaissance Beds and enjoy our selection of premium cable and movie channels on our flat-screen TVs.  

We hope to see you on Mother’s Day in Denver!

04/08/2015

All Aboard the Platte Valley Trolley!

See some of Denver’s sights by taking a ride on a historic, open-air trolley car.

In the early 1900s, one of the ways people got around the Mile High City was by hopping on a trolley car. While the original route is no longer available, it is still possible to take a ride on an open-air “Breezer”. During the warmer months of Denver, go for a ride on the Platte Valley Trolley!

Platte Valley Trolley

Platte Valley Trolley at Confluence Park
Operated by Denver Tramway Heritage Society
May - October from Friday - Sunday
12 PM - 3:30 PM
Departs every 30 minutes 

From May through October, sightseers can take the Platte Valley Trolley on weekends out of Confluence Park. As you pass the Downtown Aquarium, Children’s Museum, and Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the trolley car operators will share interesting facts and inside scoop on nearby attractions. Outside of the regular season, trolleys are in service during Denver Bronco home games.

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is less than 15 minutes away from Confluence Park and other major Mile High attractions. During your stay, you’ll experience incredible views of the city with the mountains as its backdrop from one of our rooms or suites. When the day is done, you’ll sleep peacefully in one of our signature Renaissance Beds. 

Ride the Platte Valley Trolley on your next trip to Denver!

04/01/2015

Cinco de Mayo Denver - A Celebration of Mexican Culture

Enjoy traditional Mexican festivities in honor of the holiday Cinco de Mayo.

Mexican culture is big in Denver, and when one of the biggest cultural holidays of the year rolls around, it is celebrated in a big way. Join the Mile High City in commemorating Mexico’s independence at the Cinco de Mayo Denver festival! 

Cinco de Mayo Denver

Cinco de Mayo Denver Festival
Presented by Newsed Community Development Corporation
May 2nd & 3rd, 2015
Civic Center

Each year, the festival features a major parade, numerous contests, and plenty of live entertainment. Share your homemade salsa with the public in the Cinco de Mayo Challenge or stuff your face in the Que Bueno Taco Eating Contest. Watch Chihuahuas sprint in Jammin’ 101.5’s Chihuahua Races, along with traditional Mexican dancing, Latin musical performances, and more at the festivals three stages. 

After the festival, continue the fun at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Visit our Elevate Lounge for Latin cocktails and other treats. We hope you will attend Cinco de Mayo Denver and learn more about Mexican culture.

03/25/2015

Opening Soon for the 2015 Season - Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park!

Add excitement to your spring and summer with thrill rides and entertainment at Denver’s most popular theme park.

Thrills and fun are headed your way this spring, summer, and fall in the Mile High City! Get ready to buckle up for the ride of a lifetime, hop on a tube, wave your hands in the air, and make great memories at Elitch Gardens. The theme and water park opens for the 2015 season this may! 

Elitch GardensAt Elitch Gardens, you’ll find a variety of rides for people of all ages and interests. Adrenaline junkies will love rides such as the Mind Eraser, Sidewinder, and Sling Shot. For those looking for more relaxed fun, a ride on the Observation Tower and Big Wheel will provide you with beautiful views of the Denver Skyline. Kids will have a blast letting their imaginations run wild on the Big Rig Trucking Co. and in the Goofy Gazebo

Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park
2015 Opening Day: May 2nd
2000 Elitch Circle Denver, CO 80204 

This year, the Elitch Gardens Water Park will open a brand new ride called Slidezilla, Colorado’s first hybrid water slide and winner of the International Amusement Parks and Attractions’ Best Water Attraction award in 2014. Dive-In Movies will also a big hit, with the Lego Movie and Big Hero 6 being part of the schedule. This year’s concert lineup features several Disney® stars, such as Debby Ryan of Jessie, Dove Cameron and Ryan McCartan from Liv and Maddie, and Sabrina Carpenter from Girl Meets World

Looking for a family-friendly hotel in the Mile High City? Join us at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Our spacious accommodations provide plenty of room for kids to play and our eateries will satisfy even the pickiest little palates. Make a splash in one of our pools and if you’ll be joining us during the warmer months, be sure to join us in the evening for another dive-in movie. 

Make your family trip in Denver fun by visiting Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park!

03/18/2015

Go Back in Time at the 1968 Exhibit at the History Colorado Center!

Learn about important events that impacted US history and pop culture through History Colorado Center’s newest exhibit.

In U.S. history, 1968 was a big year. From iconic music performances to the loss of two of our nation’s most important leaders, the year had a big impact on our society. Whether you were alive and remember these events or weren’t around yet to witness them, go back to the monumental time at the 1968 Exhibit at the History Colorado Center!

1968 Exhibit at the History Colorado Center

The 1968 Exhibit
History Colorado Center
Now - May 10th, 2015 

At the 1968 Exhibit, you’ll learn all about the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, Apollo 8, and so much more. You’ll see plenty of unique artifacts, including a draft notice and Jimi Hendrix’s famous purple jacket. The exhibit is also interactive, providing visitors an opportunity to cast a vote in the 1968 presidential election and rock out to music from the 60s. 

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is a short distance away from the History Colorado Center. Check into one of our spacious guest rooms, featuring a balcony and views of the Denver skyline with the Rockies in the background. After your trip to the museum, take advantage of our complimentary local shuttle and explore our hotel’s area with ease.

Have a blast reliving the 60s at the 1968 Exhibit at the History Colorado Center!

03/11/2015

Complimentary Valet Parking in Denver and More with Our All in One Package

Our All in One Package offers everything you need for the perfect Denver stay.

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, there are certain amenities one may need for a comfortable and satisfying stay. With our Denver Renaissance All in One Package, you’ll enjoy complimentary valet parking in Denver at our hotel and so much more! 

Complimentary Valet Parking in DenverDenver Renaissance All in One Package

  • Local and long distance calls daily
  • Wireless/wired Internet daily
  • Valet parking (one car per day)
  • Breakfast buffet for two guests daily

Located in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver, the Renaissance Denver Hotel is a short distance from Downtown and many of the Mile High City’s most-loved attractions. In the morning, you’ll join us for our popular American breakfast buffet at our Vivace! Ristorante, featuring assorted pastries, beverages, and more. Return for dinner and enjoy an authentic, old-world style Italian dinner.

Book your stay now with our All in One Package so you can enjoy complimentary valet parking in Denver!

03/04/2015

The Chicago Cubs are Coming to Denver for the Colorado Rockies Home Opener!

See the Colorado Rockies play their first official home game of the 2015 season at Coors Field.

Spring is just around the corner, which means America’s favorite pastime is finally back in season! Our local MLB team, the Colorado Rockies, has been training and is ready to take on other teams at Coors Field. Grab some Crack Jacks and your glove for the Colorado Rockies home opener! 

Colorado Rockies Home OpenerColorado Rockies Home Opener
April 10th, 2015 at 2:10 PM 
Coors Field

According to the Rockies manager Walt Weis, the Rockies have “the best home-field advantage in baseball”. This combined with the hard work put in at spring training will certainly give the Chicago Cubs a run for their money next month. Prior to this game, the Rockies will travel to Milwaukee and face the Brewers for their home opener.  

The 2015 MLB baseball season is going to filled with plenty of action! Make the Renaissance Denver Hotel your home away from home for the Colorado Rockies home opener and other games at Coors field this season. Celebrate a Rockies win with us in our Elevate Lounge, where you can enjoy our famous evening cocktails. Catch the highlights from the game in your guest room or suite; all of our rooms feature 32 inch flat screen TVs with premium channels.

Baseball lovers, show your Rockies pride at the Colorado Rockies home opener!

02/25/2015

Honor American Indian Heritage and Traditions at the Denver March Powwow

Nearly 100 tribes will travel to Denver this spring to celebrate their heritage.

Over several decades, tribes from across the United States and Canada have been gathering in Denver to share stories, dances, and more. Learn about the heritage of Indian peoples at this year’s Denver March Powwow!

Denver March Powwow
Denver March Powwow
March 20th - 22nd, 2015
Denver Coliseum  

The Denver March Powwow features several sessions, each opened with “A Living Hoop”, the committees song, performed by the Heart Beat drum group. As dancing is an important part of American Indian celebrations, spectators can expect to see a showcase of various styles in each sessions, including intertribal and contest dances. Additional events include arts and crafts, storytelling, drumming, and more. Each year, a Powwow Princess is selected and helps lead the way after the Heart Beat drum group, Eagle Staff, and flags during the Grand Entry.

The Renaissance Denver Hotel invites attendees to join us in the morning for our breakfast buffet in our Vivace! Ristorante. We hope you have a wonderful time at the Denver March Powwow!

02/18/2015

Erin go Bragh - the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns!

Get into the spirit of Ireland at this exciting Mile High St. Patrick’s Day tradition.

In 1962, a group of people with Irish pride came together to form a committee that began one of the biggest community traditions in the Mile High City. Over the years, this town tradition has grown into the “largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade west of the Mississippi River”. Whether you’re Irish or not, put on your greenest attire and enjoy the fun of the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade! 

Denver St. Patrick's Day ParadeDenver St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Presented by Bellco
March 14th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
Denver, Colorado 

Marching bands, dancers, floats, and other groups will march down the Emerald Aisle, beginning at the intersection of 19th and Wynkoop St. and ending at Coors Field. Each year, the parade committee designates a Grand Marshal and Queen Colleen, which play a significant role in the parade. 

After the parade, head back to the Renaissance Denver Hotel for some more Irish-themed fun! We’ll be serving Irish coffee and cocktails, along with green-colored beer in our Elevate Lounge throughout the day. When the day is over, you’ll rest peacefully in one of our rooms and suites, complete with our guest-favorite Renaissance Beds. 

We hope to see you for the Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade!