Whether it's 16th St. Mall, the Ballpark
neighborhood or the Plaza at Union Station, Denver's downtown is brimming with
events. Our monthly downtown Denver newsletter is designed to inform Mile High
City employees and families about the awesome events we host in our own front
yard in Civic Center Park, Skyline Park and across Downtown. And we'll have some
fun info on commercial film production in Denver
May The Luck Of The Irish Be With
Credit: The Denver Post
What a lucky city
Denver is with so many ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the month of
The Annual St.
Patrick's Day Parade will take over the streets of LoDo for the 56th
year in a row on March 17! The parade steps off at 9:30 am and details and route
information can be found here.
If running is more
your speed, back for the 28th year, the Runnin' of the Green 7K
returns to Lower Downtown on March 11.
Registration and more
information can be found here for those of you looking to burn of the
calories before enjoying a traditional Irish meal!
If a 7K isn't your cup
of green tea, the Lucky Charm event at Denver's City Park on
March 10 offers a 1 mile, 5K, and 10K option. Details and registration can be
For the wee Irish ones
in your life, the Lucky Laces 5K and 10K also offers a Kid's
Run in addition to the run/walk! More info and registration can be found here.
contributing an event or film related article to this e-Newsletter? Send your
idea(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org and we would love to incorporate your
story if space allows.
March 2018: Downtown
Events in Civic Center Park, Skyline Park &
Downtown plus Free Days at Downtown cultural
For information on special events on city property throughout Denver, check
out our online calendar!
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March 11th: Runnin' of the Green
Rolling closures along race route: 17th St. & Wazee start, 17th
St. to Market, Market St. to 20th St., 20th St. to Central St., Central St. to
15th St., 15th St. to W. 29th Ave., W. 29th Ave. to Zuni, Zuni to W. 27th Ave.,
W. 27th Ave. to Vallejo St., Vallejo to W. 29th Ave., W. 29th Ave. to 15th St.,
15th St. to Platte, Platte to Water St., Water to 15th St., 15th to Central St.,
Central to 20th St. 20th St. to Wazee St.
March 17th: St. Patrick's Day
Rolling closures along route: 19th St. to Wynkoop, Wynkoop to 17th
St., 17th St. to Blake, Blake to 27th
Event Safety is our Number
The City and County of Denver
Hosted a Free Safety Workshop for Special Events on February 7
February 7, the City and County of Denver hosted its first ever Special Events
Safety Workshop. The Denver Police Department, Denver Office of Emergency
Management, Denver Fire Department, Denver Health, Office of Special Events, the
Colorado Information Analysis Center, and representatives from Denver's
PrideFest Event teamed up to present a four hour information session on event
workshop was heavily attended and also filmed for those not able to attend. The
sessions which will air on Denver's Channel 8 can be viewed here and here.
Office of Special Events aims to ensure ALL events in Denver
are successful and fun but most importantly SAFE. The
safety of event goers and the organizers and volunteers producing them each year
is our top
How Can We Help
How can we help you? Interested in expanding your patio onto public
property to take advantage of a special event already underway? Or maybe you are
hosting a private event and they want to use the alley for the
Denver's Office of Special Events (OSE) can help you! Launched in January
2015 with themission of supporting and coordinating special events and film
productions on public property, the OSE issues the City's film permit and
ensures events are safe and compliant. Have an idea about an event you'd like to
host? Call us at 720-913-1501 so we can
The Office of Special Events is on Facebook! "Like" our
page and follow us to learn more about events in our community! And help us
spread the word!
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