15 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, That Don't Totally Suck

Things to do in Denver
By 99.5 The Mountain

Is Friday some kind of holiday? Hmmm... while we try to remember what's up on this day, browse through some of the events going on in the Mile High City this weekend.


Last-minute Valentine’s Day parties:Sushi and Beer at RiNo BreweryValentine’s Atrium Cocktails at the Brown PalaceAll You Can Race at Unser KartingThe Brewlyweds Game at Station 26

Valentine’s Day BeauGO at Boyer’sCost of one coffeeBring your sweetheart, or a sweet friend, and get two coffees for the price of one! Nothing shows someone you care quite like a big cup of caffeine!Info and location here.
Anti-Valentine’s Day PartyFreeIf you’re not into the idea of a full-on V-Day love fest this year, Infinite Monkey Theorem is the right spot for you. Lament love alongside plenty of other unattached imbibers.
Create an Effigy at Grandma’s HouseFreeIf you’re more of the “scorched earth” type of ex, you can do your best to really cause some pain and suffering (for them, not you) at Grandma’s House on S. Broadway. They’ll provide all the materials needed to make a perfect voodoo replica of your ex, to enact all your violent fantasies on. This is the event for people who really wanna scream FF&#K VALENTINE’S DAY!Details on this devilish craft party here. 


FitBit Spirited SweatFreeIt’s a long weekend, start your saturday right with a sweat sesh at Mile High Spirits. All you need to join in on this boot camp/yoga combo is a yoga mat, and the will to do some work! You don’t need a FitBit to participate, but bring one if you have it (they’re a sponsor). And, everyone gets free coconut water and a chance at some cool prizes. Not bad!Reserve your space here.
Mile High Grilled Cheese and Beer Fest$65 - $94Warm, buttery, melty grilled cheese. Mmmm. Sure this event isn’t super friendly to those who have trouble with lactose or gluten (though there may be some options, no promises!), but if you wanna indulge all day in your favorite childhood meal, this is the perfect event for you.Get your sammies here.
Stout Month & Crawfish Boil at Vine St. Pub & BreweryCost of beer/foodFebruary is always Stout Month at Vine St. Brewery (a branch of the Mountain Sun tree). Sample some of the many, many stouts on tap this month, and partake in the Southern tradition of a crawfish boil. Food is more fun when you have to work for it. Remember to stop at the ATM, this place is cash only!More stout info here
Denver's Next Improv Star$25Ahhh improv comedy. A skill so few have, and so many attempt. Bovine Metroplis Theater has gathered some of Denver's best improvisers, and begins the weeks long compeition for the Improv Star crown this Saturday. Vote for your faves, and probably laugh once or twice along the way.More info and tickets here.
Stupid Cupid Pub Crawl$15If you’re NOT feeling the V-Day love, you aren’t alone! Meet up with some other anti-romancers for a pub crawl through LoDo that includes drink specials, food, and a costume contest.Register here.


Curtis Park Ice FestivalfreeSnow and ice is something we’ve got plenty of in Denver right now, why not celebrate it?! Bring the whole family out for some winter fun on Sunday afternoon. Stout St. Children’s Park will be home to ice carving, live music, food and drinks for a few hours, and you’ll want to get there before the fun all melts, so to speak.Info here

Family Aerial YogaInstagram is full of people upside down, hitting cool poses and swinging from the ceiling on swathes of green silk. On Sunday, you and your fam can do as the influencers do and try out Aerial yoga in north Denver!Reserve your space here.

RiNo Food and Beer Tour$83RiNo is the cool neighborhood. Whether you're a resident, a frequent visitor, or still think it's all warehouses and no sidewalks, you can get an expert introduction to the food and beer offerings this vibrant little village (would we call it that?) has to offer.Register here.