Denver Weekend Rundown: Oct. 24-26

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 October 24-26.

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MileHiCon  This literary science fiction convention at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center will have more than 80 authors in attendance! The event is headlined by Hugo and Nebula award winner Michael Swanwick and the writing duo Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, creators of the Expanse series coming to SyFy. The con will also host fantasy artists Kaja and Phil Foglio, and features the region’s largest sci-fi/fantasy art show. Three-day passes are $46 and day passes start at $18.

Boo After Dark This party will have more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, animal demonstrations and family friendly entertainment under the canopy of fall foliage at the Denver Zoo. It’s perfect for fans of Boo at the Zoo who like to trick-or-treat in the evening. Admission is $17 for adults and $12 for children; kids ages 2 and under get in free.

Howl-O-Ween Dog owners, this costume contest at Tavern Uptown is for you. Or your furry friend, rather. Just bring your costumed dog to the restaurant now through October 31, have an employee take their picture, and be entered to win a pet friendly prize for your pup and a $50 gift card for you! Photos will be uploaded to Facebook and voting is slated for November 1-3. The winner will be announced November 4. 


Denver Urban Avengers Urban Race Dress as your favorite superhero or supervillain and compete to win prizes during this urban race that promises to challenge attendees every step of the way. Teams of two to six people will solve clues that lead them to checkpoints throughout Denver, where each team will complete a challenge based on a superpower theme. Check in begins at 9 a.m. at Stoney’s Bar & Grill and the race starts at 11 a.m.


Fall Fashion Market: Elevate Held at Space Gallery’s new location in the heart of the Santa Fe District, Elevate will feature more than 25 designers, local boutiques and fashion bloggers. Four fashion shows will take place throughout the day, and each show will be accompanied by appetizers that align with the shows’ themes. The event is free, with the option to donate to Warren Village, a non-profit that helps low income, single parent families. 

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

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