20 Things September 2021

20 Things September 2021

CultureSeptember 10, 2021

Meow Wolf Opening 

Sept 17 

Meow Wolf, Denver 

Three years and 300+ creatives later, everyone’s favorite happy hour topics, Meow Wolf, will finally open its doors to the public this September. Meow Wolf’s third permanent exhibition, Convergence Station is unforgettable, transformational, and not to be missed. Discover immersive psychedelic, mind-bending art and an underlying rich narrative as you take a journey of discovery into a surreal, science-fictional epic. 

 

Shiki Dreams by Prismajic 

Sept 1 - Dec 19 

Prismajic Art Museum 

Rich in artwork and technology, the Shiki Dreams immersive art exhibit was built by over 25 artists. The adventure combines visual art, music, and technology to create an experience of beauty and overwhelming creativity. 

 

Fall Market in Boulder

Pearl St., Boulder 

Sept. 10th-12th 

Pearl Street provides the perfect backdrop to any event, especially a handmade crafts event. Whether you get ahead on your holiday gift shopping or simply need a metallic buffalo sculpture, the Fall Market in Boulder 

 

High Plains Comedy Festival 

Sept 16-18 

Denver, CO 

Normally we don’t trust anyone with a hyphenated last name but when it comes to Adam Catyon-Holland, the guy knows comedy and we’re big fans. The comedy festival he founded, High Plains Comedy Festival, brings in some of Colorado's and the nation's top acts to entertain the peasants. This year’s acts include Megan Gailey, Matt Braunger and Ben Roy.

 

Denver Jazz Festival 

Sept 17-19 

Ellie Caulkins Opera House 

Shake your salt shaker to the vintage jazz and blues of the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s for three straight nights of great music. 

 

Infuse a Vodka, Whiskey or Tequila 

There’s never a better time to infuse booze than the present time. Pineapples in vodka? Serranos in tequila? Oranges in whiskey? You get the point. Stop buying hard seltzers and start living the dream. 

 

Denver BBQ Festival (FREE)

Sept 17-19

Empower Field at Mile High

If BBQ is wrong, we don’t want to be right. Drink ice-cold beer and sample smoked bliss from pitmasters from across the nation at the third annual Denver BBQ Festival. Entry is free! Drinks and bbq available for purchase. Pro tip: get the all you can eat and drink Q Pit Pass. Your tastebuds will thank you. 

 

Impersonate Arnold Schwarzenegar 

Just for a second, just to see how it feels. Most lines involve only three words so it’s easy. We’ll go first: “Who is your daddy, and what does he do?”

 

Denver Oktoberfest

Sept 17-19, Sept 24-26

Larimer Square 

Take it from us, the Denver Oktober Festival is one of the most fun, most debaucherous, most ebullient times you’ll have before your midlife crisis kicks in. Two weekends of outdoor music, cold beer, greasy food, and crowd competitions will make you wish we celebrated Germany every weekend! Kinda.

 

5th Annual Bloody Mary Festival

Sept. 19 

Exdo Event Center 

If you enjoy brunch, day drinking, cocktails and day drinking, this festival is your mecca. The festival brings together bartenders, restaurants and companies who make mixers to build the ultimate bloody marys so you can over-indulge yet again in life’s pleasures. 

 

Go to a Colorado Rapids Game 

Enjoy the fresh air, cold beer and vibrant atmosphere of the Colorado Rapids as they take on the L.A. Galaxy. Since most people from LA move to Colorado, this game should be packed to the brim. 

 

Fort Collins

Listen 

Odell Brewing Co. Summer Music Sets (FREE)

Odell brewing Co, Fort Collins

Every Wednesday (5pm-7pm) and Sunday (3pm-5pm), enjoy live music from local musicians while sipping on one of many delicious brews from Odell Brewing. This is what summer is all about.  

 

Drink

$5 Mai Tais All Day On Mondays 

Music City Hot Chicken offers up delicious Mai Tais all day on Mondays for only $5. There’s no better way to start the week. 

 

Eat 

50% Off Wings 

Back Door Grill delivers half priced traditional and boneless wings every Wednesday night. Add a beer and multiple TVs and life doesn’t get much better. 

 

Boulder

Laugh

The Underground Comedy Showcase

License No. 1, Boulder

Every Thursday night, brush off the ills of the week with a delicious cocktail and a dose of comedic therapy delivered from local and national comedians. Show starts at 7:30pm. Let’s just say Thursday is the new Friday. 

 

Drink

Bottomless Mimosas

The Boulder Depot serves up bottomless mimosas everyday during breakfast giving us yet another reason to avoid productivity. 

 

Eat 

Pasta Jay’s World Famous Spaghetti Night 

All day on Mondays, enjoy $8.00 Spaghetti with the best marinara sauce this side of Italy.