Summer Activities

Summer is one of the most beautiful times to visit Denver! Browse our recommendations for your upcoming visit. 

Shop Local at the Union Station Farmers Market
Distance: 0 miles
Denver’s only “Producers Only” farmers market is the best way to explore and support Colorado food directly from the source. The Union Station Farmers Market will return to the outdoor Plazas in front of our building on Saturday, May 8! Learn more here.

Get Cultured at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Distance: 0.2 Miles
The first home for contemporary art in Denver features a rotating collection of modern works, ranging from photography to sculptures and paintings. Bonus, their rooftop bar has a stunning view of the city! Purchase tickets here.

Catch a Colorado Rockies Game at Coors Field
Distance: 0.4 Miles
Experience a ball game in Major League Baseball’s highest altitude ball field with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. Tickets can be purchased here.

Experience High Fashion with the “Paris to Hollywood” Exhibit at the Denver Art Museum
Distance: 1 mile
One of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West coast, the Denver Art Museum is currently presenting 100 ensembles—by 17 different couturiers and designers from around the world—from the wardrobe of Parisian writer, philanthropist, and fashion influencer Véronique Peck. Access to this limited-time exhibit is available through General Admission ticket purchases here.

Go Wild at the Denver Zoo
Distance: 2.7 Miles
Connect with the wonders of nature in this family-friendly cultural cornerstone that features over 3,000 wild animals across 84 acres. General admission tickets can be purchased here.

See What’s Blooming at the Denver Botanic Gardens
Distance: 3.2 miles
The flowers are blooming and this local must-see presents a wide range of gardens and collections on 24 acres. The gardens reflect an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. Purchase tickets here.

Experience a Concert at Red Rocks
Distance: 12 Miles
Live music has returned and one of the world’s most renowned outdoor venues is located just outside of Denver! A geographical phenomenon and the only naturally occurring, acoustically perfect amphitheater in the world has hosted legends like The Beatles, U2, Pearl Jam, opera stars, and more. Concert tickets can be purchased here.

Explore the Denver Beer Trail
It’s no secret that Denver is well-known for its massive collection of micro-craft breweries. Explore the city’s 40+ breweries through the Denver Beer Trail! Find your starting point here.

Book your stay at The Crawford and starting planning your Denver adventures!


The Crawford Hotel is adhering to all City of Denver and State of Colorado COVID-19 guidelines including physical distancing, wearing of face coverings, and more. To learn about all safety standards in place, please see here