Denver Weekend Rundown: Labor Day 2013 Edition

Looking for things to do in Denver this Labor Day weekend? The RedPeak staff has your back. Here’s a list of our top picks for Aug. 30-Sept. 2.



A Taste of Colorado More than 500,000 people attend this four-day festival, where they can sample offerings from more than 50 area food establishments and 280 artisans and vendors. Fireworks commemorating the event’s 30th anniversary will kick off tonight around 9 p.m. The display will also feature synchronized lights on the City and County Building and classic rock music. 

Colorado Rockies games The 1600 Glenarm Place concierge has four tickets for sale to tonight’s game against the Cincinnati Reds,  as well as four tickets to Saturday’s game against the Reds, and three tickets to Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Great seats behind the Rockies Dugout for $38 each! Those interested in tickets should email


The American Soldier, From the Civil War to the War in Iraq: A Photographic Tribute This exhibition at the History Colorado Center features images of American soldiering over a span of 150+ years. More than 100 large-scale images show America at war— from the Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam to the Gulf War, Afghanistan and the streets of Baghdad.


Rocky Mountain Showdown Once again, the University of Colorado Buffaloes take on the Colorado State Rams at Sports Authority Field in this hotly contested Centennial State rivalry. Last year CSU prevailed with a 22-17 victory over the Buffaloes.


Colorado State Fair If you feel like taking a short road trip to Pueblo, you can catch the last day of this fair, which has a livestock and horse show, country concerts, an arts exhibition, a carnival and more. Friday through Sunday, tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for kids ages 5-12; children 4 and under get in free.

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