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This Memorial Day weekend in Denver offers a variety of family fun events

May 24, 2024, 8:49 AM | Updated: May 26, 2024, 2:18 pm

This Memorial Day weekend in Denver offers a variety of events. Lots of opportunities to pay tribute to our brave men and women and so much more:

Colorado’s largest Memorial Day Parade returns to Commerce City on Monday at 9:30 a.m.

The Colorado Freedom Memorial’s 11th anniversary commemoration ceremony, “Colorado Remembers,” begins Saturday at 8 a.m

Fort Logan National Cemetery will host a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony

Colorado National Speedway welcomes summer with one of the biggest weekend events of the season.

The rare corpse flower blooming at Colorado State University (if you like the smell of decayed flesh)

The Denver Arts Festival featuring local and national artists

A bike tour highlighting artwork in downtown Denver

An emo music event at the Monkey Barrel

A classic car show at Gateway Classic Cars of Denver

The annual Kickoff to Summer Festival Memorial Weekend Festival returns to South Gaylord Street in Denver

The Old West returns to Old Colorado City in Colorado Springs for the 49th annual Territory Days celebration

The Bolder Boulder on Monday and the Boulder Creek Festival

“Down Under” The new Denver Zoo exhibit just opened

Water World and Elitch Gardens open for the season (Elitch has fireworks too)

(Additionally, Amazon is offering discounts on Columbia jackets and coats, Samsung appliances, and trendy summer clothing)

For even more events check out 9 News

Memorial Day: Our guide to what’s open and what’s closed

Record-breaking traveler surge expected at Denver Airport this holiday weekend: What you need to know

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