Namaste - Start Your Day With Yoga on the Rocks in Denver!

Yoga on the Rocks in Denver

Enjoy summer outdoor activities in Denver such as Yoga on the Rocks.

Denver provides ample opportunities for people who appreciate outdoor activities. The city is surrounded by the scenic Rocky Mountains, which are great for hiking, skiing, mountain biking or just appreciating their rugged beauty. If you want to relax and stay in good shape while you're traveling, you should experience Yoga on the Rocks in Denver. This is a chance to start the day off in the healthiest possible way. Yoga on the Rocks is a group event that attracts as many as 2,000 people per session. You can attend these yoga classes presented by CorePower Yoga on the following Saturdays this summer: 

• July 25

• August 1

• August 8

• August 15 

Yoga will be held on these dates from 7 - 8 AM at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre. All you need to bring is a yoga mat and water to keep you hydrated. The cost is $12 per session or $38 for a season pass. Tickets can be purchased online. The Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre are a scenic venue for concerts and other events, located about fifteen miles from downtown. This yoga class in Denver is a great way to keep you flexible and energized during your trip.

When you plan your trip to Denver, be sure to reserve a room at the Renaissance Denver Hotel, an award-winning hotel located near many of the city's favorite attractions, such as the Denver Zoo, Larimar Square and Denver Botanical Gardens. Our hotel offers comfortable rooms and excellent amenities for active travelers that want to take advantage of the fun outdoor activities in the area. We’re conveniently located Downtown, but also within easy driving distance of the Rocky Mountains where you can enjoy activities such as Yoga on the Rocks.


The Summer Brew Fest in Denver is Almost Here!

Try some of America's best brews at this summer beer festival in Denver.

It's no secret that Denver is huge on craft beer, which is why there's no better place for a 2,000-attendee festival centered around the best brews that both Colorado craft breweries and the rest of the country have to offer. From July 24 to 25, both the Rocky Mountains and the skyscrapers of Denver will provide the perfect backdrop for a great time trying new beers, listening to live local music, and getting your hands on some awesome local food. This is Denver culture at its finest, and you'll be hard pressed to find another event that brings so many of Denver's specialties together at once.

Summer Brew FestSummer Brew Fest
July 24 - 25, 2015
Mile High Station
VIP Session: 6 -7 PM
General Admission: 7- 10 PM

While you may walk away from Denver with a new favorite beer, band, restaurant, or local shop, you will definitely walk away with good memories. The Summer Brew Fest in Denver is a great way to spend a laid-back Saturday night.

Don't forget that you're going to need an equally laid-back hotel to relax in after the event. The Renaissance Denver Hotel is a local staple. Driving west down Interstate 70 from the airport, you can't miss the unique, pyramid-like building that houses some of the most comfortable guest rooms and suites in the area. The staff is incredibly friendly as well, and there is a fully equipped fitness center for you to enjoy. Wi-Fi will keep you connected with everyone at home, and your close proximity to the Denver Brew Fest, the rest of downtown Denver and the majestic Rockies will allow you spend all the rest of your time exploring the scenic hills and hiking trails.



Enjoy a Military Hotel Discount in Denver!

Spend some time in Mile High City and explore Denver's best attractions while enjoying a hotel discount in Denver this summer.

If your hometown is hot and muggy this summer, take a trip to Denver to enjoy the incredible weather and variety of attractions. If you're in the military, you can take advantage of a military hotel discount in Denver to save some money during your trip. You'll benefit from the Salute to the Heroes Rate when booking a room. 

Military Hotel Discount in DenverSalute to the Heroes Rate

  • 50% off best available rates
  • Available to active, reservist, and retired member of America’s armed forces, law enforcement, and firefighters
  • Valid government ID required at check-in
  • Terms & conditions apply

With the 4th of July quickly approaching, we believe America’s heroes deserve a relaxing retreat. Throughout the weekend, service members can enjoy patriotic events taking place in the Mile High City, such as the 101st Army Concert Band playing Independence Eve at Civic Center Park to the Park Hill 4th of July Parade. 

When you book your stay in Denver, be sure to check out the Renaissance Denver Hotel website to get 50 percent off the best available rate. Our hotel honors the country's greatest heroes. Whether you're a member of the armed forces, a police officer or a firefighter, you can get a great deal on a room at one of the best hotels in town.


Get Ready for These 4th of July Events in Denver!

4th of July Events in Denver

Spend Independence Day in Denver at these popular Mile High events.

In 2015, Colorado will be celebrating America's freedom in style, with multiple 4th of July events in Denver. No matter what time of day, you can find something going on during Independence Day in the Mile High City.

Independence Eve at Civic Center Park | July 3rd at 8 PM
The parties kick off before July 4th with Independence Eve 2015, presented by Anadarko, and culminating with a grand display of fireworks in Denver. To many locals, this sixth annual fireworks show, laser light display and concert is the perfect start to celebrating American independence and freedom. This year's performance will feature local funk act Funkiphino and the 101st Army Concert Band. The event is free to the public and easily accessible by bike or public transport.

Park Hill 4th of July Parade | July 4th at 1:30 PM
Early afternoon will see the launch of the Park Hill 4th of July Parade. The parade kicks off at 1:30, with staging for participants beginning at 12:30 p.m. Running from Dexter Street to Krameria Street, the annual event will bring with it a retinue of floats, marching bands, classic cars and acrobats. The Park Hill community wants to invite everyone out for their family-friendly celebration of American culture.

Independence Day Fireworks at Elitch Gardens | July 4th after dark
Spend the 4th of July riding your favorite roller coasts, water attractions, and playing games at Elitch Gardens. When the sun goes down, a fireworks display will illuminate the night sky.

All of us at Renaissance Denver Hotel hope your family has a safe and happy Independence Day. If you're considering celebrating in Denver, we'd love for you to stay with us. We have accommodations to fit the entire family.


Enjoy Music and More in Denver at the Juneteenth Music Festival!

This family-friendly music festival in Denver offers so much more than just music.

In 1865, slavery in the United States came to an official end. To celebrate, people gathered and prepared special meals, enjoyed great conversation, and more, which led to the creation of a tradition known as Juneteenth. In the Mile High City, a special celebration is held annually, which helps connect Denver with its surrounding neighbors and empower youths and adults economically and educationally. Get in on the action at this year’s Juneteenth Music Festival! 

Juneteenth Music FestivalJuneteenth Music Festival
June 20th, 2015
Various locations in Denver 

In addition to being an all day-long concert, the Juneteenth Music Festival also includes a Juneteenth Art Walk, Juneteenth Urban Car Show, Juneteenth Music Festival Parade, and more. With the festival’s strong focus on young people, there will be plenty of activities for children to participate in at the Youth Engagement Zone. Whether their interest is sports, arts, gaming, or learning, every child will find something they enjoy. Young ladies between the ages of 11 and 21 can participate in the Miss Juneteenth Music Festival Pageant and compete for the titles of Miss Juneteenth Queen and Junior Miss Juneteenth. 

If you’re looking for a hotel near Juneteenth festivities, join us at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Admire the scenic Denver skyline and Rocky Mountains from your guest room or suite. When the festival is over, join us for cocktails, light dining fare, and entertainment in our Elevate Lounge.

If you’ll be in Denver at the end of June, the Juneteenth Music Festival is an event you won’t want to miss!


June Events at the Renaissance Denver Hotel!

Events at the Renaissance Denver Hotel

Some great live events in Denver will be taking place at our hotel next month!

June is a big month for the Renaissance Denver Hotel. The warmer weather marks the start of our outdoor pool movie night, along with some incredible local talent taking the stage at our hotel. If you’ll be with us next month, be sure to check out these great events! 

Outdoor Pool Movie Night - June 5th at 8 PM
Our outdoor pool will be open for the summer season, so dive in and join us for our first Friday night family movie night. We’ll be showing Disney’s hit film, Maleficent

The Moses Jones Band - June 9th, from 7 - 9 PM
Colorado’s premiere show band will have you dancing in our Elevate Lounge! Join us on June 9th for some funky tunes and great cocktails.  

Global Day of Discovery - June 11th, from 3 - 9 PM
We have some big things planned at our hotel for the Global Day of Discovery! At our Renaissance Hotel, we have a great lineup of local musicians and artists presenting and performing. Join us for local cuisine, beer, and wine, and participate in our Bar Ritual Hour. 

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is conveniently located on Quebec Street, right outside of Downtown in the Stapleton section of Denver. Our accommodations are all equipped with luxurious amenities, including our signature Renaissance Beds, and balconies offering skyline and mountain views. 

We hope to see you at our June events at the Renaissance Denver Hotel!


Escape to the Land of Oz When Wicked Hits Buell Theatre!

One of Broadway’s biggest plays returns to Denver after popular demand.

Next month, Broadway hits the Mile High City with one of the most popular productions ever created. Whether you’re on team good or evil, get in touch with your witchy side when the Tony Award-winning play Wicked hits the Buell Theatre! 

Buell TheatreWicked 
June 3rd - July 5th, 2015
The Buell Theatre 

Forget about Dorothy - Wicked tells the story of two of the most notorious witches of Oz, Glinda the Good and Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West. Throughout the performance, you’ll learn that everything surrounding the witches and their lives are not what they seem. Gregory Maguire’s novel comes to life with exciting musical numbers, beautiful costuming, and incredible scenery. 

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is a short distance away from Denver’s Theatre District. Before the show, head to our Elevate Lounge, the perfect place to grab a light bite and a coffee or cocktail. When you return to your guest room, you’ll rest peacefully in one of our signature Renaissance Beds and dream of the wonderful land of Oz. 

Get your tickets for Wicked at Buell Theatre!


Make a Splash at Water World Outdoor Water Park in Denver

Cool of this summer at one of the best water parks in Colorado.

The weather’s getting warmer in the Mile High City! Cool off in the most exciting way - by slipping and sliding into a nice big pool. Get ready to splash down at the Water World outdoor water park in Denver! 

Water World Outdoor Water Park in DenverWater World 2015 Season
Open May 23rd - September 7th
Weather permitting  

Rated Best of the Best, Water World offers fun rides for all ages. The water park features two wave pools and plenty of rivers to ride along. Surf inland on the Wave or race your friends or family members on the Double Dare or Turbo Racer. Visit the dinosaurs on the Voyage to the Center of the Earth or take the plunge on the Skyline Speed Slides. New for 2015 is the water slide Warp Speed

Enjoy more water fun at the Renaissance Denver Hotel. Join us for a summer stay and dive into our outdoor pool for family movie nights! Our spacious accommodations offer plenty of room for the family to get comfortable and play. After a day at the park, join us for dinner at our Vivace! Ristorante, which offers something for everyone. 

Have a splashtacular summer at the Water World outdoor water park in Denver!


This Summer, Splash and Snack at Our Denver Family-Friendly Hotel!

The whole family will have a blast on a Mile High getaway with this Denver family travel package.

School’s ending soon for millions of kids across the country, and if you haven’t started planning your summer family getaway, now is the time. Our Denver family-friendly hotel is the perfect location for your special trip, and the amenities that our Splash and Snack Family Package includes will ensure everyone has a great time and a full stomach! 

Denver Family Friendly HotelSplash and Snack Family Package:

  • Rates from $119 - $149
  • Valid through 12/21/15
  • Deluxe room accommodations
  • One large pizza with up to three toppings
  • One dozen cookies
  • One two-liter lemonade or soft drink of choice

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is conveniently located near some of the Mile High City’s top family destinations, including the Denver Zoo, Elitch Gardens, Pirates Cove Family Aquatic Center, and more. When the weather permits, join us on Friday evenings for our family dive-in movie nights! 

Visit our website now to reserve your accommodations at our Denver family-friendly hotel.


Here’s Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in Denver!

Memorial Day Weekend in Denver

You won’t want to miss these festivals in Denver taking place during the holiday weekend.

The countdown to the three-day holiday weekend is getting shorter and shorter, and many are anticipating time off from work and school. Memorial Day Weekend in Denver is big, with many of the city’s most notable festivals taking place during this time every year. If you’ll be celebrating in the Mile High City, here are a few events you’ll definitely want to check out.

Denver Comic Con at Colorado Convention Center | May 23rd - 25th
Video game, comic, and pop culture junkies unite! Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference is a family-friendly event, providing fans an opportunity to meet and sit on panels featuring their favorite actors, illustrators, writers, and more. This year’s line-up includes Mitch Pieggi, David Morrissey, Garret Wang, and the casts of Animaniacs and King of Nerds. Step into the Pop Culture Classroom Laboratory with new activities for this year focusing on science, technology, engineering, art, and math.  

Denver Day of Rock on Araphoe St. and Curtis St. | May 23rd
Rock out in Denver during the holiday weekend! Denver Day of Rock features two stages and plenty of live musical acts of different genres. This year’s headliners are Mat Kearney and St. Paul and the Broken Bones. Giving back to the community is also a major part of this concert, and in the past, Denver Day of Rock has majorly benefitted the Food Bank of the Rockies and Love Hope Strength Foundation.  

Downtown Denver Arts Festival at Denver Performing Arts Complex | May 22nd - 24th, 2015
The top rated festival in Colorado, the Downtown Denver Arts Festival offers free fun, fine arts, and fine crafts. Admire clay, mixed media, photography, and other mediums of art created by artists from all over the Centennial State.  

This Memorial Day Weekend, active, reservist, and retired members of the armed forces, law enforcement, and firefighters can take advantage of the Renaissance Denver Hotel’s Salute to the Heroes rate! Our stunning facility is just minutes away from some of the best attractions and holiday festivities that the Mile High City has to offer.  

Book your stay for Memorial Day Weekend in Denver today!