Denver Bucket List: Things to do in Denver before you kick the bucket

Red Rocks amphitheater

Denver is such a wonderful city to live in with a rich heritage and culture, amazing views, fantastic weather and some of the warmest people you will ever meet. You also might want to check out the dates when you can do many of these bucket list items for free here. 

If you’ve done all of these or have your own to offer up, please let us know in the comments below.

Denver Bucket List: Things to do in Denver (or around) before you kick the bucket

  1. A summer concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater
  2. Climb a 14er
  3. Watch Cliff Diving at Casa Bonita
  4. Paddle Boats at Washington Park
  5. Eat a Rocky Mountain Oyster
  6. Sled down Ruby Hill
  7. Go to the Botanic gardens when the lilacs are in bloom
  8. Go to a Rockies Game on a perfect summer evening
  9. Kayak the Platte River in the Summer
  10. Run the Furry Scurry with your best 4 legged friend
  11. Attend a Broncos home game against the Raiders
  12. Have a Burger at the Cherry Cricket in Cherry Creek
  13. Visit Buffalo Bills grave at the top of Lookout Mountain
  14. Climb Devils Head Canyon with a picnic
  15. Go on a Brewery Tour
  16. Go on a Winery Tour
  17. Go to the Coors plant in Golden
  18. Mile High Music Festival
  19. Taste of Colorado
  20. Ride the Pedicab on the 16th Street Mall
  21. Go to the Denver Aquarium
  22. Elitches
  23. Visit the Mercury Cafe
  24. Carriage Ride on the 16th Street Mall
  25. Oktoberfest at Larimer Square
  26. Make sandwiches to give to the homeless in Capital Hill
  27. Go to a CU Buffs football game
  28. Bungee Jump off the Royal Gorge Bridge
  29. The Elizabeth Stampede
  30. Gamble at Blackhawk
  31. Go to Beau Joe’s in Idaho Springs (The real Beau Joe’s!)
  32. Hot Air Balloon Ride
  33. Go to DIA
  34. Denver BrewFest
  35. Pearl Street Mall when the street performers are out
  36. ?? Whats on your list??
Photo Courtesy Steve Crecelius at VISIT DENVER

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