The sun is out and the temperatures are finally warming up. Now is a good time to enjoy a variety of different events and festivals across the Front Range in June. We know Colorado has a lot to offer, but here are five things to do in June that you and the whole family can enjoy!
Chalk Art Festival
When: June 3-4, 2017
Where: Larimer Square, Denver, CO.
Denver Chalk Art Festival on Larimer Square is back for their 14th annual FREE two-day street painting festival. More than 200 professional, amateur, and student artists spend hours turning the streets of Larimer Square into a museum of chalk art.
Parker Days Festival
When: June 8-11, 2017
Where: 19590 Mainstreet, Parker, CO.
Ready for a weekend of food, entertainment, and carnival rides? If so, the Parker Days Festival is for you. This festival will have more than 20 hours of amazing music and will kick off with a concert from Bret Michaels. Not only that, a car show and farmers market will also be a part of this fun-filled weekend.
Taste of Fort Collins
When: June 9-11, 2017
Where: Civic Center Park, Fort Collins, CO.
Spend the weekend enjoying local food, music, and entertainment. This local festival includes music by the Gin Blossoms, Plain White T’s, and other acclaimed musicians. While you’re there, don’t forget to visit the diverse displays from the region’s finest artisans and crafters.
Cherry Blossom Festival
When: June 24-25, 2017
Where: 20th and Lawrence Street, Denver, CO.
Enjoy a weekend that celebrates the Japanese heritage and culture at the 45th annual cherry blossom festival at Sakura Square. This festival features live entertainment, food, and a marketplace full of informative demonstrations and displays.
Denver Zoo Pollinator Garden
When: June 24, 2017
Where: Denver Zoo, Denver, CO.
In honor of Pollinator Week, visit the Swingle team next to the Pollinator Garden at the Denver Zoo on June 24th from 10 AM to 4 PM to learn how crucial pollinators are to our ecosystem and food supply. Swingle partnered with the Denver Zoo in 2016 to help support ongoing efforts for education and sustainability across Colorado. This is a great opportunity to learn how you can help protect the pollinators and get an up-close look at a live honey bee colony while you’re there.
Want to go to the Denver Zoo for free? Swingle is giving away a family four-pack of tickets to one lucky winner. Enter below!