Cinco de Mayo – May 2-4

Spice up your weekend and head to Civic Center Park for the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the United States! Mexican culture fills the park with arts and crafts, strolling Mariachi bands, colorfully costumed Aztec dancers, several stages featuring traditional and contemporary Latino entertainment and a variety of Mexican culinary delights!


Lower Downtown, or “LoDo” as it is affectionately known, is a thriving, mixed-use neighborhood of 25 square blocks located in Denver’s premier historic district. The area is home to more than 20 art galleries, nearly 100 restaurants and clubs, dozens of professional, service and retail businesses, and approximately 1,000 residential units (mostly lofts).

Tattered Cover

Denver’s largest independent bookstore, with two locations. Visit the Historic LoDo Store, just a few blocks down the 16th Street mall, at 16th and Wynkoop.

Coors Field

Coors Field is a must-see for anyone who visits the Denver area. Located in the heart of Lower Downtown, this magnificent landmark provides the ultimate event space for groups looking for a unique venue. Coors Field offers six amazing dining venues that boast casual elegance and breathtaking views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. For Rockies tickets, click here:

Colorado Rockies v. Los Angeles Dodgers, May 2-4

Colorado Rockies v. St. Louis Cardinals, May 5-8

Union Station

Opened in 1914, the station is still the center of rail activity in Denver and serves as the station for both Light Rail and AMTRAK. The basement contains one of the largest model railroad layouts in the nation and is open to the public on the last Friday evening of every month.

Brown Palace Hotel

This was the world’s first atrium hotel, built in 1892 with a seven-story open space lobby topped by a stained glass skylight. For fun facts about this historic downtown hotel, visit

Peggy Keeran
Local Arrangements Co-chair