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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


Get Down to Business with our Denver Complete Meeting Package!

Our Complete Meeting Package includes everything you need for a successful work event.

As 2015 has just begun and many businesses are completing their fiscal year, now is the time to start planning your meetings and business events. Bring your clients and colleagues together at the Renaissance Denver Hotel and take advantage of our all-inclusive Denver Complete Meeting Package!

Denver Complete Meeting Package

Complete Meeting Package:

-Deluxe guest room
-Three meals per day
-Continuous Refreshment breaks
-24-hr. meeting rooms
-Conference service
-Audio/visual support
-All service charges

Our staff that the Renaissance Denver Hotel is happy to cater to your needs. Located a short distance away from Denver International Airport and Downtown Denver, our facility is a convenient place to gather. Take advantage of our complimentary airport and local shuttle and see the sights during down time. After a busy work day, unwind in our Elevate Lounge and enjoy cocktails and entertainment. 

Start planning your business event with our Denver Complete Meeting Package today!


Goal! See the Colorado Rapids in Action During the 2015 MLS Soccer Season.

The Colorado Rapids will take on various MLS teams at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park this year.

Soccer fans get ready, the Major League Soccer (MLS) season begins in March! Our local team, the Colorado Rapids, is gearing up for 2015. This is an exciting year for the team, as their roster includes six new players, a new Sporting Director, and Senior Director of Communications. The Rapids will kick off their season in Philadelphia, followed by a home game against New York City FC. Get your tickets and vuvuzela ready to head to the Mile High City! 

Colorado Rapids2015 Colorado Rapids Home Games
at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park 

3/21: Rapids vs. New York City FC
4/04: Rapids vs. New England Revolution
4/18: Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders FC
4/24: Rapids vs. FC Dallas
5/08: Rapids vs. San Jose Earthquakes
5/23: Rapids vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
5/30: Rapids vs. Portland Timbers
6/19: Rapids vs. FC Dallas
7/04: Rapids vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
7/12: Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake
8/01: Rapids vs. LA Galaxy
8/08: Rapids vs.  Columbus Crew
8/26: Rapids vs. Houston Dynamo
8/29: Rapids vs. Sporting KC
9/12: Rapids vs. D.C. United
10/03: Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake
10/10: Rapids vs. Montreal Impact 

Let the Renaissance Denver Hotel be your home away from home for Colorado Rapids games! Our location is only minutes away from Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. When the game is over, catch the game highlights on our flat-screen HDTVs and enjoy cocktails and appetizers at our Elevate Lounge. Train like your favorite soccer star in our fully-equipped fitness center.

Pay us a visit during the Colorado Rapids’ 2015 soccer season!



Namaste! Take a Wine and Yoga Class in Denver.

Relax at a yoga class at Denver’s Infinite Monkey Theorem urban winery.

Whether you’re in the Mile High City for a business trip, to visit friend’s and family, or just to get away, being away from home is the perfect time to unwind. Combine two of the most relaxing activities and you’ve got the perfect evening! Bring your mat with you and take a wine and yoga class in Denver at Infinite Monkey Theorem. 

Wine and Yoga Classes in Denver

Wine and Yoga class by The Yoga Mat
Thursdays at 6:30 PM
at Infinite Monkey Theorem 
$20 for Yoga Mat monthly members 
$25 for non-monthly members 

Set up your mat and take some deep, relaxing breaths as you’re guided through a series of poses by The Yoga Mat. You’ll be surrounded by barrels of wine and enjoy the sweet smell of vino as you take class. Once you’re finished, head into the Wine Lab, where you’ll be rewarded with a glass of Infinite Monkey Theorem’s award-winning wine. Infinite Monkey’s back alley urban winery offers a large selection of reds and whites, and packages their wines in eco-friendly ways.

Join us at the Renaissance Denver Hotel for your trip to the Mile High City! After a refreshing wine and yoga class, join us for dinner at our Vivace! Ristorante, where you’ll enjoy an authentic Italian meal and can enjoy even more local wines and beer. Head back to your room and enjoy luxurious bath amenities. 

Have a great time at a wine and yoga class in Denver!


Savor the Flavors of the Mile High City at the Annual Denver Restaurant Week!

Enjoy 10 days of fine dining at hundreds of Denver restaurants for a steal.

You’re in Denver, cruising the streets when you smell the aromas of freshly baked sweet treats, barbecued meats hot of the grill, Italian dishes, and more coming from just a few of the hundreds of restaurants. But where do you choose to eat? During the annual Denver Restaurant Week, you can try them all!

Annual Denver Restaurant WeekVisit Denver’s
Denver Restaurant Week
Presented by Lexus
February 20th - March 1st, 2015

This year’s restaurant week is 10 days long and features some of the best restaurants in the Mile High City. Each participating restaurant is offering multi-course dinners at $30 per person. From sushi to Brazilian barbecue, you’ll be able to try various types of cuisine. And for those with dietary restrictions, you’ll also find a great selection of restaurants offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes as well. 

If you’re a foodie or just enjoy indulging in great eats while you’re traveling, Denver Restaurant Week is one of the best times to visit our city. Be sure to visit our dining establishments at the Renaissance Denver Hotel, especially our Vivace! Ristorante

Join us for the 11th annual Denver Restaurant Week!