Apr 4, 2024 - Things to Do

Denver weekend guide: Rockies home opener and Chelsea Handler

Michael Toglia #4 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates with his bench after a home run against the Oakland Athletics during a spring training game at Hohokam Stadium on February 24, 2024 in Mesa, Arizona.

Michael Toglia celebrates with the bench during a spring training game. Photo: Kyle Cooper/Colorado Rockies/Getty Images

This weekend in Denver, catch the Rockies home opener, see Dom Dolla at Red Rocks or hit the slopes for charity.

1. ⚾️ Rockies home opener

Cheer the Colorado Rockies to victory during their home opening stretch against the Tampa Bay Rays at Coors Field.

State of play: A turnaround is welcomed — but highly unlikely —after a historically poor 2023 season that saw the team lose more than 100 games.

Fun fact: In the last three years, the team has won in either the home opener (2023 and 2021) or the opening series (2022).

What we're watching: Players like center fielder Brenton Doyle, pitcher Kyle Freeland and first baseman Kris Bryant are expected to make a difference this season.

  • The first 15,000 fans to Saturday's game will receive a Brenton Doyle T-shirt.

When: 2:10pm Friday, 6:10pm Saturday, 1:10pm Sunday

Location: Coors Field

Cost: Starting at $70 (Friday), $19 (Saturday), $12 (Sunday)

What's next: Here are a few more key home games.

Tickets

2. 😂 Chelsea Handler

3. 🎤 Matt Rife

  • When: 7pm and 10pm Friday and Saturday, 5pm and 8pm Sunday

4. 🎧 Dom Dolla

5. 🍺 WeldWerks anniversary

  • Celebrate WeldWerks' ninth birthday with Sunday brunch. Tickets include two draft beers, a meal and a selection of craft beer cocktails. Tickets are $40
  • When: 10–11:30am Sunday

6. ⛷️ Retro Shred-a-Thon

  • Grab your '90s gear and compete on Winter Park Resort slopes to win prizes and raise money for the High Fives Foundation, a nonprofit focused on preventing life-changing injuries and providing resources if they happen. Register
  • When: Check-in opens 8am Saturday
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