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Denver Weekend Rundown: June 20-22

Looking for things to do in Denver this weekend? The RedPeak staff has your back.

Here’s a list of our top event picks for June 20-22.

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Friday

Skrillex As local EDM fans undoubtedly know, the six-time Grammy winner is bringing his Mothership Tour 2014 to Denver this weekend with two shows at Red Rocks— one tonight and one tomorrow night. Both shows start at 7:30 p.m. (Two-day ticket packages are available.) DJ/Producer Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, What So Not, and Milo & Otis are slated to join Skrillex on the tour. 

Denver Greek Festival Expect tasty Greek food, traditional dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver, and music by Etho Elias, as well as original artwork and gold and silver jewelry for sale at this three-day event. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $5 per person and $3 for senior citizens 65 and older. Kids under $12 get in free.

Saturday

Westword Music Showcase This showcase —which turns 20 this year— features more than 140 local artists who will play on 17 stages throughout the Golden Triangle neighborhood plus an outdoor main stage where national acts, including Diplo and 2 Chainz, will perform. Tickets range from $35 to $75. Buy yours HERE.

Denver PrideFest Held in Civic Center Park, this event is now the 3rd largest Pride festival in the country. Live entertainment, more than 250 vendors selling food and an assortment of goods, a family area, a youth alley, and a transgender resource area are all part of the festivities. The PrideFest Parade —the nation’s 7th largest— kicks off Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday

Art on The Farm This show takes place at an unusual location— Three Leaf Farm, which cultivates at-risk and endangered medicinal plants. Ten local artisans, including Three Leaf Owner Sara Stewart Martinelli, will be selling a variety of wares—from handmade soaps and aromatherapy products to jewelry and prayer flags— during the show, which starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. 

What are you up to this weekend? Tweet us your plans! 

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