Get Ready to Jam at Phish Concerts in Denver!

The legendary group once again closes out a summer tour on Labor Day Weekend in Denver.

Denver residents and fans of Phish are well aware of the band’s established tradition of closing out their summer tours in the city once Labor Day rolls around. This year will be no different as this iconic group makes its way back to the Centennial State to mark yet another exciting holiday weekend in Denver. 

Phish Concerts in Denver

Phish in Denver
September 4th - 6th, 2015
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park 

General admission tickets for both the floor and stands can be purchased at Dick's Sporting Goods Park or the Pepsi Center box office. Lots will open up each day at 3 p.m. on the day of the concert and will set the stage for the start of the performance at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

If you're a diehard Phish fan, booking a stay at the Renaissance Denver Hotel will be your best option available and one of the most convenient when you're looking for a hotel near Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. We offer our guests a number of wonderful amenities, but it goes without saying that your comfortable room can be your base of operations for a fantastic Phish weekend in Denver. Book your stay with us soon, and get ready for an unforgettable concert series.


Denver Brew Hotel Package Makes for a Refreshing Summer

Stay in the beer capital of the U.S. and discover Denver craft breweries!

Some of the best beer in the country is found in Denver, Colorado, home to hundreds of breweries owned and operated by locals. The Mile High City is known as the beer capital of the United States for good reason, and, if you're looking for a hotel near Denver breweries, our Denver Brew Hotel Package, also known as the Experience Denver Brew Package is a great deal that allows you to stay in comfortable accommodations while you sample local beers. To help you get the best brew for your buck, our package includes:

Denver Brew Hotel Package-Deluxe room accommodations with Mountain View Upgrade
-Three local beers per paid day
-$50 food and beverage credit per paid day for a meal period during same stay
-Complimentary parking

The package is designed with your safe enjoyment in mind. Our hotel is located close to several local breweries, including Station 26 Brewing Company, and we serve a variety of local and national beers on tap in our renowned Elevate Lounge. Our proximity to local beer, our luxurious rooms and parking are all provided with your comfort in mind.

For the enjoyment of some of the best craft beers in the country, plan your next trip to the Renaissance Denver Hotel. Our package gives you one of the best ways to stay in Denver exploring the local attractions and getting the best exposure to new microbreweries and their delicious new brews.


Try Kayaking and Paddleboarding in Denver This Summer!

Kayaking and Paddleboarding in Denver

Adventurous travelers can enjoy these fun summer activities in Denver.

While there are dozens of ways to explore the outdoors in Colorado, one of the most fun activities in summer is trying kayaking and paddleboarding in Denver. Learn about your options for fun on the water, and then book one of the best summer activities in Denver.

Kayaking is a classic water activity enjoyed by people of all skill levels. Confluence Kayaks in Denver offers lessons at a special on-site pool and on the lake. Boaters can take introductory, intermediate and advanced training courses on general kayaking as well as for lake and sea touring. Once you're comfortable on your own, the shop offers rentals, excursions, and purchases, and you can head to any of the dozens of kayaking spots near the city. 

Register for stand up paddleboarding lessons in Denver to master riding the board. Classes as well as lake and river outings are available with Confluence Kayaks as well. For an all-inclusive trip, Confluence's Ultimate Weekend package covers introductory and advanced classes on a overnight camping excursion, complete with campfires and live music. 

Near Denver, you'll find dozens of prime locations to practice your new water skills; there are nearly 20 rivers with headwaters in the state. Colorado's prime river season is May through September with earlier months sporting faster and rougher waters due to the melting snows and runoff. August provides calmer and more leisurely trips for the perfect end to summer.

No matter your experience or the time of year, consider a stay at the Renaissance Denver Hotel during your trip. After completing a paddleboarding or kayaking lesson, stop by our Vivace! Ristorante for traditional Italian cuisine in a relaxed, contemporary Colorado setting. We'd love to hear all about your adventures on the water.


Spend Your Summer Living it Up at the Annual Denver Country Fair!

Annual Denver County Fair

Visit this summer fair in Denver, the "Craziest County Fair in America!"

The 2015 Annual Denver County Fair has been called many things, from "groundbreaking" to "unconventional" to "the craziest county fair in America!" Summer events in Denver are known for their creativity, and this county fair is no exception. The event will take place on Friday, July 31st to Sunday, August 2nd, at the National Western Complex in the Humboldt Street Historic District in Denver.

The fair is split into different pavilions that offer all sorts of fun activities, from the animal pavilion to the kids and sports pavilions, which will be hosting the Air Hockey World Championships. There are a variety of great places where you can kick back, relax and enjoy some great food. The fair will be host to a pizza parlor, a number of grills and steak houses, food courts, food trucks, a "beer garden" and a coffee shop.

Among the Denver County Fair events and attractions are:

• The Carnival: open from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday;
12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

• Summerland Tour 2015 presented by Rock Panther: this concert is performed at the National Western Stadium Arena. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Saturday and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets range from 30 to 150 dollars and include a three-day Denver County Fair pass. The concert features Everclear, Toadies, Fuel and American Hi-Fi.
• Internet Cat Film Festival: the carnival will feature daily showings of the cat film festival, which is presented by Minneapolis' Walker Art Center.

If the events at the Denver County Fair have you interested in visiting the "Mile-High City," we at the Renaissance Denver Hotel invite you to stay with us, where you will be located only 10 minutes from the action. When the fair ends, head back to the hotel for some quality rest and relaxation in one of our Renaissance Beds or continue the fun in our Elevate Lounge.


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!