By Steven Bonifazi / NewsBreak Denver
(DENVER, Colo.) The Mile High City is in store for a weekend of great weather and even greater events.
As the sun shines down on Denver and temperatures reach the low-80s this weekend, be sure to check out some of these fun and entertaining events in and around the metro area:
After being swept by the San Fransisco Giants earlier this week, the Colorado Rockies will host the Kansas City Royals Friday through Sunday at Coors Field.
Grab a hotdog and cheer on the Rox in this exciting series, and remember, "for it’s one, two, three strikes, you’re out, at the old ball game"!
With the high-temperature Saturday expected to reach near 81 Saturday, what better way to spend the day than beer sampling from a multitude of Colorado breweries at Hops in the Park 2022.
The event runs from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Robert F. Clement Park in Littleton and will feature food trucks, artist booths, games and more.
The Mile High City's annual Mulch Giveaway returns from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to supply residents with free mulch at four locations across the city.
Free Dig-Your-Own Mulch sites:
- Bear Creek Park (South of Dartmouth Ave. on Raleigh St.)
- Havana Nursery (10450 Smith Rd.)
- Sloan’s Lake Park (Boat ramp parking lot on Byron Pl.)
- Veterans Park (Iowa Ave. and Vine St.)
If you haven't heard about dinosaurs roaming around Denver's National Western Center, then you might live under a rock.
Jurassic World: The Exhibition, a 20,000-square-foot experience occurring daily this weekend, offers visitors a closer look into the climatic classic through encounters with life-sized dinosaurs, themed environments and more.
The Colfax Marathon returns to Denver Saturday and Sunday, featuring multiple races, including a marathon, a half marathon, an urban 10-miler, a relay and a Colfax 5K.
Runners will have the chance to explore downtown as well as various Denver neighborhoods. The races incorporate rivers, lakes and bridges.