Local Events

Arvada Chamber of Commerce – Sand in the City 6.23 | 6.24

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 6th Annual Sand in the City Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24 at Ralston Park in Arvada. Colorado’s ONLY beach party will feature GIANT sand sculptures made from 60 tons of sand. The event is expected to attract more than 15,000 visitors. This year’s event offers: Family friendly luaus both days! Also featuring special guest appearances by Moana & Maui and Catboy, Owlette and Gekko from PJ Masks will be there on Sunday from 11:30-1:30. The Kids Zone, featuring activities for kids of all ages, including a huge sandbox with buried treasure, bouncy castles, face painting, and a “make-n-take” crafts area! 100 local food, beverage and artisan vendors – plenty of shopping options! Craft beer and spirits. Live entertainment on a full stage. Head to sandinthecityarvada.org for a full list of festival events. Adults are $5/each, children 12 and under are FREE! Times: June 23, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; June 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: Ralston Park, 64th and Simms in Arvada Website: https://sandinthecityarvada.org. Event Sponsors: Presented by Xfinity Phone: 303-424-0313 Parking: FREE event parking on site

City of Blackhawk, “When Sparks Fly” event

The City of Black Hawk is hosting “When Sparks Fly, Bring Your Lover to Black Hawk’s Boom Town for 4th of July.” Come up to Black Hawk for the fireworks extravaganza. The fireworks can be seen from anywhere in the city! The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Weather and fire restrictions are taken into consideration before the event starts. This event is recommended for people 21 and older as minors are not allowed in most casinos.

Denver Mart Drive In

Denver Mart Drive In – Denver’s Newest Outdoor movie theater!

Open Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend (Friday | Saturday |Sunday nights)

Family Friendly | PG | PG-13  first run movies | Double features

Gates open at 7 pm  | Movies start at Sundown (Between 8- 8:45 depending on the time of summer.)

Café available with full service grill, pizza popcorn, candy , beverages for both children and adults. Outside food and beverages always welcome

Purchase your movie tickets today! 

Potted Potter

Potted Potter the New York and West End smash hit has garnered rave reviews from New York to Nashville, Chicago to Mexico City and Critics’ Picks from the New York Times, New York Magazine, Time Out London, Boston Globe, Chicago Daily Herald and the New York Post!

Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. This fantastically funny show features all your favorite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic!

Even if you don’t know the difference between a Horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar with laughter. This brilliant family entertainment is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed). September 19-23, 2018 at June Swaner Gates Concert Hall.