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Denver Weekend Rundown: Sept. 26-28

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 September 26-28.

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Friday

Denver Beer Fest Tap into the city’s beer culture with this annual fest that features more than 300 beer-related events at local breweries, restaurants and tap houses, including tastings, tours, midnight beer breakfasts, and a street party with bands and food trucks. The fun runs through Saturday, October 4!

Taste of Iceland Experience Icelandic food, music and a variety of cultural activities at this four-day event. Perhaps the coolest thing (heh) about Taste of Iceland is its digital scavenger hunt. Keep your eyes peeled at Rioja, 3 Kings Tavern, Bistro Vendôme and elsewhere around Denver to discover secrets about Iceland. Whenever you find one, share it on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #IcelandSecret and #TasteofIceland. At the end of the weekend, organizers will pick a secret sharer and send them an Icelandic prize pack!

Saturday

80s Prom Fado Irish Pub’s annual ’80s prom is back! Celebrate the decade of decadence with a costume contest, photo station, live music from That Eighties Band, and drink specials all night long. The party starts at 9 p.m.

Sunday

Denver Animated Pixelshow Presented by The Emerging Filmmakers Project, this show features the best professional, independent and student-produced animated shorts from the city’s large and diverse animation community. The show takes place at The Bug Performance and Media Arts Center; doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the screening begins a half hour later. Tickets are just $5.

Lorde The “Royals” singer is bringing her North American tour to the Mile High City this evening with a concert at 1stBANK Center; her opening act is Majical Cloudz. Showtime is 8 p.m., but doors open an hour earlier. Advance tickets are available for $49.95 while day-of tickets will cost you $$59.95.

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

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