Wine, Dine, and Listen at a Taste of Colorado Food Festival

Spend Labor Day Weekend at one of the largest food festivals in Denver.

The summer is almost over, so end your summer with a bang this Labor Day weekend. Sing, dance, and fill your stomach with the best dishes the Mile High City and the surrounding area have to offer. Stuff your face at A Taste of Colorado food festival! 

Over 50 Colorado eateries will be present serving samples and full size plates of local favorite dishes. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to receive tips and tricks from culinary masters from across the country to improve their skills in the kitchen. But the food festival isn’t just about the food. In addition, a variety of musical performers will play live outside all weekend long. Kids will have their own area where they can enjoy carnival rides, games, and shows, and everyone can take home a piece of Denver by purchasing pieces for sale in the Arts and Crafts Marketplace. 

A Taste of Colorado Food FestivalA Taste of Colorado 2014
August 29th - September 1st
Civic Center Park 

Looking for a place to stay for A Taste of Colorado? Join us at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! In addition to the large selection at the food festival, you’ll enjoy mouth-watering traditional Italian dishes at our Vivace! Ristorante. Spend your down time relaxing by our outdoor pool. 

Rooms are going fast for Labor Day Weekend! Book your stay for A Taste of Colorado food festival before it’s too late.


Rock Out with Phish in Denver!

The Phish summer tour concludes with three performances in Denver during Labor Day weekend.

Every year, thousands of Phishheads flock to the city of Denver during Labor Day weekend for the conclusion of the band’s tour. Join fellow fans and the band for three days of cult-favorite jams live. See Phish in Denver!

From old classics to brand new songs off of their recently released album Fuego, “phans” can expect to hear their favorite hits. With plenty of interaction between the band and audience, all those who attend will have a great time.

Phish in DenverPhish summer tour
dates in Denver
August 29th - 31st, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park 

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is just a short distance away from Dick’s Sporting Goods Stadium. During your time in the Mile High City, explore Downtown by using our complimentary local shuttle. Our amenities, restaurants, and accommodations will provide you with a comfortable, yet luxurious concert experience. 

We hope to be your hotel of choice when you see Phish in Denver.


Laugh Loudly with This Denver Improv Comedy Theatre Package!

Get two tickets to the Improv Comedy Theatre with your room rate.

Nothing brightens your day up like a little bit of laughter, and the Denver Improv Comedy Theatre will have you laughing a lot. If you’ll be visiting the Denver area soon, take some time out of your trip to see the city’s best comedians live in action. Your tickets are included with our Denver Improv Comedy Theatre package! 

Denver Improv Comedy Theatre PackageDenver Improv Comedy
Theatre Package

  • Rates from $109-$149
  • Deluxe guest room accommodations with one king or two double beds
  • Two tickets to the Improv Comedy Theatre in Northfields Shopping District
  • Shuttle service to and from the Improv Theatre
  • Valid through December 31st, 2014 

In addition to our local shuttle, the Renaissance Denver Hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle for guests arriving at the Denver International Airport. After the show, head to back to the hotel and enjoy our signature cocktails at our Elevate Lounge. If you’re lucky, you may even catch more comedy during our monthly RLife Live talent shows! 

We hope you laugh your pants off with our Denver Improv Comedy Theatre package!


Enjoy Denver Museum Discounts with the Mile High Culture Pass!

The city of Denver offers a large variety of museums and science centers. While planning your trip, you may find it difficult to decide which ones to visit due to the length of your stay and admission fees. Now you can save and see the best attractions on your Denver vacation with the Mile High Culture Pass! 

Mile High Culture PassMile High Culture Pass
The 7 Pass - $52.80
The 3 Pass - $25.00
Purchase pass

The Mile High Culture Pass is your ticket for entry to seven participating locations, which are the Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Zoo, History Colorado Center, and Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art. Choose from two options - The 7 Pass, which is seven attractions in five days or The 3 Pass, which is three attractions in three days (your choice of the seven locations). 

Additionally, you’ll receive discounts when you present your pass at the following locations: Molly Brown House Museum, Byers-Evans House Museum, Denver Firefighters Museum, The Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (The CELL), and Denver B-Cycle.

Are you looking for a convenient place to stay in Denver at a value? The Renaissance Denver Hotel is conveniently located near museums and attractions included in the Culture Pass. Choose from a variety of guest rooms and suites at affordable rates. When the day is over, head back and continue the fun by attending one of our events, which include Friday family movies by the pool and shows in our lounge.

We hope you enjoy seeing Denver with the Mile High Culture Pass! Visit our website or call (303) 399-7500 to book your stay.


Come One, Come All to the Annual Denver County Fair!

Bring your family to the most fun and unique events that Denver has to offer! Get ready for your favorite carnival rides, food, and intense competition between our locals. The annual Denver County Fair is back for 2014! 

Annual Denver County FairThe Denver County Fair is certainly not your typical county fair; it combines tradition with modern culture. The fair features 17 pavilions to explore with themes such as freak show, geek, and farm and garden. You’ll also find tons of contests and competitions, which include the diaper derby, dog sports, pie eating, and best holistic remedy. Kids will have a blast learning how to draw and going on unicorn rides at an area specifically dedicate to them. And adults will have an opportunity to check out cultural performances and attend demonstrations.  

Denver County Fair
August 1st - 3rd, 2014
National Western Complex 

Denver’s famous food trucks will also be on hand, ensuring you won’t leave on an empty stomach. With classic options, to twists on classic options, which include pie on a stick, and cultural food stands, even the pickiest eaters will be satisfied.

If you’re interested in attending the fair during your Denver trip in August, we hope you’ll consider the Renaissance Denver Hotel, as we’re located just five miles away. Our complimentary shuttle provides easy access to the fair and other important locations, such as the local airport. 

Start planning your stay for the annual Denver County Fair before its too late!


Run Through a Rainbow at the 2014 Color Run Denver

Fitness should always be fun, and what better way to have fun than to run through clouds of brightly-colored paint? Whether you’re going solo or making it a party with a team of friends, it’s time to get your white and crazy running attire together for the 5K of the summer. Go hard in the paint at the 2014 Color Run Denver

2014 Color Run DenverColor Run Denver 
August 2nd, 2014
Park at Coors Field

Over one million people participate in the Color Run, also know as the “happiest 5k on the planet”, annually. As you run the course, you’ll enjoy live music, dancing, and being pelted with powdered paint colors until you cross the finish line. This year, the Color Run has the theme Kaleidoscope Tour and the races will feature new and unique attractions. Also, Denver’s Color Run will help benefit the Children’s Hospital of Colorado and their Blood Donor Center.

Looking for a place to stay near the Color Run course? The Renaissance Denver Hotel is only 15 minutes away! Train before the race day in our state-of-the-art fitness center or run our local trails. Once you cross the finish line, celebrate with a cocktail at our Elevate Lounge!

Click here to learn more about the accommodations we have available for the 2014 Color Run Denver.


Adventure Awaits at Lakeside Amusement Park!

Lakeside Amusement Park offers rides for children of all ages.

Every child’s favorite part of the spring and summer is visiting an amusement park or fair and going on rides. One of the most historic parks in Denver is open for the season, so fasten your seat belts, keep your hands inside the car, and get ready for thrills at the Lakeside Amusement Park!

Lakeside Amusement ParkLakeside Amusement Park has been open for almost 100 years along a beautiful lake with breathtaking views. From the Auto Skooter bumper cars to the exciting Cyclone Coaster, your classic favorite rides are all available. A Kiddie Coaster, Frog Hopper, and other fun rides for little ones are available in the Kiddies’ Playland

Lakeside Amusement Park
4601 Sheridan Blvd. Denver, Co.
Park hours 

If visiting amusement parks is on your agenda this summer, stay at the Renaissance Denver Hotel. Our location is only 15 minutes away from Lakeside and other parks. After a day of riding roller coasters, head back and enjoy a relaxing dinner at our traditional Italian restaurant, Vivace! Ristorante

Plan your trip to the Lakeside Amusement Park today! Click here to see our current accommodations available.


Splash & Snack with our Stapleton Summer Family Getaway Package!

Our Renaissance Denver Hotel family trip special includes great food.

The school’s are out, and it’s time to celebrate the summer with a little vacation time away from home. At the Renaissance Denver Hotel, you won’t have to worry about keeping the kids entertained. With two pools, plenty of events, and our Splash and Snack Family Package, also known as our Stapleton Summer Family Getaway Package, everyone will be satisfied.  

Stapleton Summer Family Getaway PackageThe Splash and Snack Family Package includes:

  • Deluxe guest room accommodations
  • One large pizza with up to three toppings
  • One dozen cookies
  • One 2-liter lemonade or soft drink of your choice
  • Rates from $119 - $149
  • Valid through December 31st, 2014

The Renaissance Denver Hotel is the perfect place to stay with your family when visiting the Stapleton and Downtown Denver areas. Spend some quality time outdoors by our pool and join us for our family movie nights every Friday night during the summer. Modern amenities, such as flat screen TVs and spacious accommodations will keep everyone comfortable during your visit. 

What are you waiting for? Now is the time to book your trip with our Stapleton Summer Family Getaway Package!


For a Great “Knight”, Head to the Colorado Renaissance Festival!

The Colorado Renaissance Festival is the place to be on summer weekends.

Ladies and lords, put on your finest medieval attire to visit the castle. The gates will be opened for all to attend and enjoy a feast, games, entertainment, and more. Get ready to step back in time  at the Colorado Renaissance Festival!

The Colorado Renaissance Festival was voted the “Best Family Festival in Colorado” by Colorado Parent Magazine. From jousting, to singing wenches, to fairies filled with magic, there are plenty of performances that will wow you. Some of the festival’s acts were even featured on the show America’s Got Talent! Each weekend has a different theme, ensuring that your visits will be a unique experience each and every time. 

Colorado Renaissance FestivalColorado Renaissance Festival
650 W. Perry Park Avenue
Larkspur, CO 80118
June 14th-15th, 21st-22nd, 28th-29th
July 5th-6th, 12th-13th, 19th-20th, 26th-27th
August 2nd-3rd, 2014  

The Renaissance Denver Hotel provides easy access to the Renaissance Festival. After a day of merrymaking, continue the celebrations with hand-crafted cocktails at our Elevate Lounge.

We hope you have a blast at the Colorado Renaissance Festival!


Ring in Independence Day with 4th of July Events in Denver

4th of July Events in Denver

Denver has a ton of great events taking place for 4th of July.

The mile high city is going all out as usual for the upcoming holiday. Sports events and other happenings will be taking place all weekend long with a patriotic theme. Celebrate our country’s liberty at 4th of July events in Denver!

Liberty 4-Mile Run - July 4th
Don your red, white, and blue running attire for this patriotic affair! This four mile run in Washington Park is open to both kids and adults and prizes will be given for the most unique looks. When you cross the finish line, enjoy food and beverages with family and friends.  

Park Hill 4th of July Parade - July 4th
Spend Independence Day afternoon at one of the most exciting events of the summer. Floats, musicians, and classic cars will take over the streets of the Park Hill area. In addition, this year’s parade will feature acrobats performing daring stunts.  

Rockies and Rapids Games - July 3rd - 6th
Our local baseball and soccer teams will be playing several games during the 4th of July weekend. When the Colorado Rockies and Rapids games’ come to an end, Coors Field and Dick’s Sporting Goods Park will be illuminated with a spectacular fireworks display. 

Spend your Independence Day weekend at the Renaissance Denver Hotel! Our outdoor pool area is the perfect place to spend some leisure time basking in the sun and splashing around. Before heading out for an evening of fireworks, join us for dinner at our traditional Italian eatery, Vivace! Ristorante.  

Reserve your holiday stay today so you can take advantage of 4th of July events in Denver!