Nov 19, 2021 - News
What to do this weekend in Denver, Nov. 19–21
Maura Losch/Axios

Ah, the weekend.

Here are a few ideas to get your you time going.

ğŸŽ Get a head start on Christmas shopping at the 35th annual Holiday Food and Gift Festival running Friday through Sunday at the National Western Complex.

ğŸŽ¨ If you'd rather skip the crowds, you can shop virtually all weekend at the Affordable Arts Festival, featuring the works of more than 60 artists. All proceeds benefit Arapahoe Community College scholarships.

✨ Blossoms of Light begins Friday at the Denver Botanic Gardens, where millions of LED bulbs mimicking flowers and plants will be on display for the holiday season.

🥧 Celebrate Thanksgiving a little early with Denver Beer Co. on Saturday at its Pie and Beer Pairing.

🏃 Sign up for the Pumpkin Pie 5K/10K race at City Park this Saturday. Runners score a shirt, medal and slice of pumpkin pie post-race.

🌶️ Compete in Chain Reaction Brewing Company's annual Chili Cook-Off on Sunday, when you can bring your own recipe or simply stop by to taste and critique everybody else's. Admission is free.

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