There is never a shortage of things to do in the areas surrounding the Crawford Hotel. In the warmer months, guests can take part in the annual Chalk Art Fest. Artwork comes to life in Larimer Square where guests can watch or participate in the festival. The Cherry Creek Art Festival takes place over the weekend of July the Fourth. This event helps to elevate new artists and features a variety of mediums. Both collectors and those simply perusing will enjoy this event. During the months of June through September, Denver features Civic Center Eats every Tuesday and Thursday. A variety of food trucks bring their flavors to the center of downtown while locals and visitors alike find their best-loved foods and discover new favorites.
The cooler time of year does not disappoint either, and this season offers a selection of local events that are fun for everyone. The Downtown Ice Rink is open from November to February, and skate rentals are only $2. The Christmas Market channels the spirit of a European holiday with the Christkindlmarkt Market. With seasonal mulled wine, crafts, and cookies, this festival is the perfect addition to a winter holiday vacation.
There is no shortage of events for the sports lover visiting Denver. Guests can visit the Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium and cheer on the Denver Broncos – the Broncos stadium is only a five-minute drive from the hotel. Hockey lovers can take in a game at the Pepsi Center or enjoy a baseball game while watching the Colorado Rockies, with tickets starting at only $4.
Nearby malls offer a shopper’s paradise with the downtown 16th Street Mall, the Denver Pavilion, Cherry Creek North, Cherry Creek Mall, and Antique Row. Every first Friday of the month guests can stroll through the Santa Fe Art Walk, featuring local galleries that stay open late, food trucks, live music, and plenty of atmosphere thanks to the beautiful mountain sunsets. Weekends feature the fresh produce of the Farmer's Market, where guests can shop or peruse the fare while snacking on something from a food truck and listening to the live music. There is always something to do while visiting the Crawford Hotel.
Room rates start at $228 per night.
Address: 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 720-460-3700, website
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