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Things to Do in Downtown Denver

Experience the Mile-High City

LoDo is one of Denver’s most distinctive neighborhoods and a success story of revitalization, connecting the past and present as the birthplace of the city. In this historic area, you’ll find one of the American West’s most impressive collections of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture, along with boutique shops, world-class restaurants, and fine art galleries. No matter what kind of adventure you seek, explore all of the best things to do in Downtown Denver.

Neighborhood Guide:
LODO | Lower Downtown
HIGHLANDS | West of Downtown
LOHI | Lower Highlands
CHERRY CREEK | Southeast Denver

What to See

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MCA Denver

Revel in cutting-edge contemporary art at MCA Denver, a museum where innovative exhibitions and immersive experiences defy expectations.

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Meow Wolf

Delve into a mind-bending realm of creativity at Meow Wolf, where immersive art installations take you on a surreal journey.

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Denver Mint

Step into the illustrious Denver Mint, a beacon of American coinage where visitors can learn all about coin production. 

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What to Listen To

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Ball Arena

Denver's epicenter of entertainment, Ball Arena pulses with the energy of top-tier concerts, sporting events, and show-stopping performances.

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Mission Ballroom

An embodiment of Denver's lively music scene, Mission Ballroom promises an intimate ambiance, marrying acoustics and aesthetics for the ultimate live music experience.

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre

At the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, nature's grandeur sets the stage for unforgettable performances beneath the stars.

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What to Taste

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Nestled near Union Station, Onefold tempts the palate with heartwarming, farm-inspired dishes that combine comfort and flavor.

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Stoic & Genuine

Dive into a phenomenal selection of seafood at Stoic & Genuine, where freshness meets modern culinary flair amidst Union Station's historic charm.

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Pig and Sprout

Relish the balance of veggie-inspired delights and hearty meats at Pig and Sprout, a testament to Denver's eclectic gastronomy.

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Local Tours

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LoDo Craft Beer Tour

Embark on an exciting journey through Denver's beer-scape, sampling brews that echo the city's rich craft beer legacy.

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Historic Denver Walking Tours

Stroll through Denver's storied streets, each corner echoing tales of yesteryear, with expert guides breathing life into the city's history.

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Great Divide Tap Rooms

Great Divide is one of Denver's pioneering breweries, where every beer poured is a toast to artisanal craftsmanship. 

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