Baseball is an essential part of the American culture and a vibrant component of Denver, all of which makes Coors Field a hub of activity during the summer. It seats more than 50,000 and is regarded as one of most fan-friendly parks in the country. For a few dollars you can take a guided walking tour and learn about the history of the field while taking in all the sights, including the Colorado Rockies dugout and the visiting team's clubhouse.
With over 2.2 million square feet (204387 square meters) of event space the variety of events that the Colorado Convention Center can host are endless, from large city wide conventions to social galas. Installed with state-of-the-art facilities which includes a business center, computer rentals and a gift shop. The center is also the hub for many exciting expositions and events. Ranging from sports events to children's events to comedy shows, the center has it all. The center is also the ideal source of information for tourists. It keeps you updated on the latest happenings and answers any questions you may have regarding accommodation, eating out, transportation and entertainment. So if you're looking for entertainment for yourself or family then stop by the Convention Center. It's got something for everyone.
If country music is your thing, this massive spot is the place to be. It has been recognized by the Country Music Association as one of the top clubs in the country, and in the past has featured such artists as Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks and Faith Hill. Live music hits the stage seven nights a week, with the crème de la crème flocking here to let their hair down. You will not look out of place when you saunter in wearing boots and a cowboy hat! Free country dance lessons offered every Wednesday night.
At La Rumba, formerly known as 9th Avenue West, sultry salsa dancing takes center stage. Within this spacious and colorful club, decorated down to the bathrooms with art from Picasso and his contemporaries, comfortable couches and sleek tables line the slick-tiled floor which gives way to salsa dancing through the night. This is one of Denver's few clubs that will make you feel out of place if you enter in T-shirt and shorts; dress is very classy. Free salsa dance lessons are also given.
Enjoy the best live music that Colorado has to offer at the Buffalo Rose; there is live music every night and during the summer, you can even enjoy it from the live patio. The bar is frequented by a delightful mix of people and has a decent selection of Mexican small bites and an array of good strong drinks to complement their time here. It gets pretty raucous on the weekends so be prepared for a good time. The music covers almost every genre of music, ranging from reggae to hip hop. So choose your night and walk down this eclectic live music haunt.
Macky Auditorium is the venue of choice for many orchestras and it is the primary home of the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. It is run under the learned hands of the internationally acclaimed director, Theodore Kuchar, who also leads the prestigious Australian Festival of Chamber Music every year, in fact, this Philharmonic has long been recognized as one of the finest in the West. Guest appearances have featured the likes of Itzhak Perlman, Mstislav Rostropovich, Yo-Yo Ma, and Sarah Chang.
Born of the artistic vision and culinary finesse of renowned chef and restaurant owner, Justin Cucci, Ophelia's Electric Soapbox will leave you breathless with wonder and delight. Housed within a historic building with a past that many would consider unsavory, this restaurant is certainly not for the prudish or shy. Tasteful nudes, risque movie posters, amber lights and velvet clad couches make up the decor, creating a space that is distinctly contemporary, yet hints at the building's notorious past as a peep show parlor, brothel and adult store. There is something to capture your imagination around every corner at Ophelia's The food menu is as adventurous as the decor, with flavorful dishes that draw inspiration from Greek, Latin American and Japanese cuisines, to name a few. While the restaurant occupies the ground floor, the basement is more of a music venue, featuring varied live acts, with a stage, a second bar and a dance floor. With its eclectic offering of adventurous cuisine, stimulating decor and great music, Ophelia's Electric Soapbox promises a night of wonderment to all those who embrace adventure and crave a taste of something different.
Green Spaces strives to support entrepreneurs', businesses and freelancers in their efforts to engage in sustainable and environmentally sound practices to become fully green. As a green resource center, the venue is comprised of an Ecopreneur's Clubhouse, a work space and venue space for educational salons, workshops, film-screenings and pop-up stores. Green Spaces also provides instructive start-up packages for aspiring green businesses and sells reclaimed and recycled office furniture to interested organizations. As one of the leaders of the growing"ecopreneurialist" movement, Green Spaces is a necessary stop for all those interested in green businesses!
The Soiled Dove is a cross between a bar and a concert hall, with a half-moon configuration that holds up to 400 people at a time - yet customers are never more than 45 feet (13.8 meters) from the stage, which plays host to some of today's most accomplished artists. It also features a state-of-the art live recording studio and in 2010, was voted the best Concert Live Experience in Denver. Feel the music!
The Savoy at Curtis Park is located on the second floor of the iconic Victorian building which was previously used as a private social club with a lounge, lobby and dance floor. The second floor of the building was restored to its original form with maple and cherry wood floors and tin ceilings along with 9-foot windows that offer spectacular views of the city. The Savoy is one of the of the few surviving multi-purpose spaces in Denver that can host weddings, business gatherings, concerts, dance classes and performances at affordable rates.