Top 10 Things to Do This Summer

School's out and the days are long; time for summer fun. From new restaurants and bars to the season's hottest festivals and events, discover Denver's top 10 summer experiences.

Updated: May 06, 2007

The Top 10


Water World

1800 W 89th Ave, Denver, CO 80260

What could be better on a hot summer day than endless hours of sun-drenched, wet fun at this aquatic park?


Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Park, Morrison, CO 80465

Catch a summer concert under the stars at this world-famous concert venue.


Highlands Garden Cafe

3927 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80212

An intimate, foliage-shaded patio makes this garden a perfect place to enjoy one of the city's best brunches.


Gardening Help At Denver Btncl

1005 York St, Denver, CO 80206

Blooming botanicals, shady trees and a spectacular summer concert series make this showy arboretum a popular outing for couples and families.


Coors Field

2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205


La Sandia

8340 E 49TH Ave Ste 1690, Denver, CO 80238

Cool off with a ceviche appetizer and a frozen margarita at this trendy Mexican eatery.


More Denver Summer Favorites


TallGrass Aveda Spa and Salon

997 Upper Bear Creek Rd, Evergreen, CO 80439


Chatfield State Park

11500 N Roxborough Park Rd, Littleton, CO 80125


Swallow Hill Music School

71 East Yale Avenue, Denver, CO 80210

Enjoy the Summer Minifest Series featuring different genres of music every Saturday evening.


Denver Zoo

2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205


Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Cherry Creek North Business District at Second Ave, Denver, CO 80206