July is packed with free and not so free events!  Here is a list of the AdenBell Groups Picks for the month and a listing of free live music and museum days and the best water parks in the Metro Denver area.  

A free event we  ❤️ is the AdenBell Group sponsored Summer Nights at Dakota Lodge in Ken Caryl.  Music, food trucks, volleyball, a playground for kids and fun!  Join us Tuesday, July 10th for the next free night!  Click here for more information

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Date: July 6-8

Time: 10:00am

Location: Click here for Map

Cost: Free Admission

This free, outdoor extravaganza — the city's signature cultural celebration of the visual, performing and culinary arts — gives more than 350,000 annual visitors the chance to meet and talk with international visual artists, enjoy a wide range of family-friendly fun and sample fine cuisine. At the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, experience Artivity Avenue, a full block of interactive activities perfect for youngsters. Visit the Cultural Pavilion, where music, dance and theater from around the globe will be presented. Culinary Avenue features tasty treats and live cooking demonstrations from some of Denver's most popular eateries.

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Eat big at The Big Eat

Date: July 12

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm

Location: The Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex

Cost: $65

Featuring bites from 70 of the city’s best independently owned restaurants, this is a must for anyone who loves exploring Denver’s dining scene.

Attend the 2nd annual US Slow Food event

Date: July 13-15

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm

Location: Union Station and Larimer Square

With the energy of a street food festival, Slow Food Nations is a guaranteed good time. With both free and paid events, come to eat, but also to learn more about good, clean, and fair food for all.

Explore the Denver County Fair

Date: July 13 – 15

Time: Various throughout the weekend

Location: National Western Complex

Cost: $10 - $20

This fair is back again with the same commitment to a family-friendly good time with carnival rides and new features including a 5K Mullet Run, Farm-2-Table pavilion, a craft beer and wine fest, a Pop Culture pavilion.

See some bands at the Underground Music Showcase

Date: July 27 – 29

Time: All Day

Location: Broadway between 6th and Alameda

Cost: $40-$75

Location: South Broadway


Featuring hundreds of performers at 15 different venues along South Broadway, this is a marathon music event that you can't miss.

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Date: July 28-29

Time: 10:00am

Location: Sloan’s Lake Park: 1700 Sheridan Blvd., Denver, CO 80232

Cost: Free

Founded in 2001 to celebrate Colorado's Asian Pacific American (APA) culture, the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival has become the region's fastest growing fun, family-friendly summer festival. Named "Top Annual Festival" by the Rocky Mountain News and a "Best of Denver" event by Westword, it offers festival-goers the opportunity to explore APA customs through performances, arts and crafts, shopping, dining and the exciting athletic competition of dragon boat racing.

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Free Live Music

City Park Jazz

Sunday evenings in June and July and first Sunday of August

Elway’s Taste and Tunes Summer Music Series

Wednesday evenings, June 13- August 15, 2018

Coohills Beats on the Creek Summer Concert Series

Tuesday evenings, June 19- August 7, 2018

Free Museum Days

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

July 5, August 13, September 12, 2018

Denver Art Museum

July 7, August 4, September 1, 2018

Clyfford Still Museum

July 27, August 31, 2018

Denver Botanic Gardens

July 19, August 29, 2018 (York Street) July 3, August 7, 2018 (Chatfield Farms)

Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico

July 3, August 7, September 4, 2018

Four Mile Free Day

July 13, August 10, September 14, 2018

Denver Firefighters Museum

August 4, 2018

Best Water Parks in Denver

Pirates Cove

Elitch Gardens Water Park

Water World

Great Wolf Lodge

The Splash at Fossil Trace

Deer Creek Pool

Apex Center

Bay Aquatic Park


Weaver Hollow Pool

Del Mar Water Park

Sunset Swimming Pool

Brighton Oasis

Fort Collins City Park Pool

Burgess Memorial Pool

Cook Creek Pool

Central Park Recreation Center

Parker Recreation Center

The Trails Recreation Center

Utah Pool

Paradice Island Pool at Pioneer Park

Wheatridge Rec Center

Barnum Water Park

City Pool

So many things to do for so many different tastes!!

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As always, if you have any questions or needs in the residential real estate area, give us a call.  We would be happy to help out!

Get out and enjoy these sweltering days of summer!!