Updated Aug 10, 2023 - Things to Do

Denver weekend guide: Bark Around the Block, Jon Pardi and more

Two women with one dog each on a leash.

Two pups being walked at Dairy Block. Photo: Jeff Fierberg/@jfierberg

This weekend in Denver, check out Bark Around the Block, the outgoing Yoga on the Rocks and Jon Pardi.

๐Ÿถ 1. Bark Around the Block

Bring your dog downtown for Bark Around the Block, a few hours of pup-friendly activities hosted by Dairy Block and the Maven Hotel.

  • Join a one-hour free CorePower yoga class, followed by a "pup crawl" at the Maven with brunch by Kachina Cantina, cocktails from Poka Lola Social Club and free games and dog caricatures by Alias K. Masters Studios.
  • Of note: Participate in all three pup crawl events to be entered into a raffle for a stay at the hotel.

Why it matters: This event supports Lifeline Puppy Rescue, a no-kill shelter that has rescued over 44,000 dogs since opening its doors 30 years ago.

When: 9amโ€“2pm Saturday at Dairy Block.

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Events on the way out

๐Ÿง˜ 2. Yoga on the Rocks

  • The final yoga session of the season at Red Rocks begins at 7am Saturday. You'll need to bring water and a yoga mat. Tickets start at $60.

๐ŸŽช 3. Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

  • Head to Ball Arena for a performance that combines the art of acrobatics and clowning in a tale about a naive clown on a journey of self-discovery.
  • Of note: There are six shows remaining between tonight and Sunday. Tickets start at $51.

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๐Ÿฅ 4. Premier Lacrosse League

  • Enjoy two days of lacrosse at Barton Stadium along with live music and local food trucks. Here's the game schedule.
  • Cost: Day passes start at $51 and weekend passes start at $88. Tickets

๐ŸŽต 5. Jon Pardi

  • Touring his latest album, "Mr. Saturday Night," the country music star will take the stage at Red Rocks at 7:30pm Friday. Tickets start at $150.

๐ŸŽค 6. Please Don't Destroy

  • The comedy trio from "Saturday Night Live" will perform live sketches at the Paramount Theatre at 7pm Saturday. Tickets start at $25.

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