52 Sensational Saturdays: February Edition

We created a 2020 plan for 52 sensational Saturdays. Here in our monthly edition, we’ll add more options. Now, get going on February—and be sure to tell us about YOUR sensational Saturday to enter the #52SaturdaysDLM Giveaway, details here. This quarter’s prize: a $300 gift certificate to Hapa Sushi!

FEBRUARY 1

Courtesy Winter Park Resort

Book a roundtrip on the Winter Park Express ski train. You’ll depart Union station at 7:00 a.m. and land in Winter Park at 9, just 100 feet from the nearest lift. Spend the day skiing, or watching skiing, and return to Union Station on the 4:30 train, without once having to brake, or curse the traffic. amtrak.com/winterparkexpress

 

Other options today 

Habitat For Humanity Soup Cook-Off: Throw your hat in the ring or just come and enjoy over 50 homemade soups at this friendly competition. There will be live music and all proceeds will go towards Habitat for Humanity’s 2020 Habitat home. eventbrite.com

Food + Craft Beer Tour of RiNo: Experience the food, sights, and drinks of the RiNo Arts District on this unique culinary adventure! The tour is a three-hour long tasting trip of food and beer with some exploration and education of the RiNo area. eventbrite.com

Photo by Dave Lenk

The Improvised Shakespeare Company: Watch as one audience member’s suggestion gets turned into a fully realized Shakespearean play right before your eyes! No two plays are alike, but all are hilarious, so bring your good humor. denvercenter.org

 

 

FEBRUARY 8

Get your February golf jones at the Denver Golf Expo. Take a quick lesson, attend a clinic, and shop for gear and rounds you can use in the spring you know (you hope?) will come someday. denvergolfexpo.com

Other options today

RUNDERBREW Craft Beer Festival: If you love running and beer then this is the festival for you. Join RUNDERBREW and the Brewery Running Series for unlimited tastings, running gear deals, and an optional 5k run or walk. eventbrite.com

Cocktails and Tastes Walking Tour of Downtown Denver: Visit downtown Denver’s best cocktail bars with this busy food and drink tour. Enjoy five distinct cocktails from four bars, each paired with tasty small plates to match. deliciousdenverfoodtours.com

FEBRUARY 15

Courtesy Punch Bowl Social

OK, so you had your romantic Valentine’s dinner last night. Sleep in and then ramp up the fun this afternoon with the DateOlympics: First stop: Topgolf for a chipping contest and eye-openers. (Fun, even if it’s snowing!) Next, work your way back to the city with World’s Largest Pac-Man at the 1Up Greenwood Village, ping pong at Ace Eat Serve in Uptown and bowling at Punch Bowl Social (a good time to try their new brunch men), with the grand finale of shuffleboard in Union Station’s Terminal Bar. Loser buys a round of boozy shakes at Milkman Ice Creamery!

Other options today

Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga: This isn’t your typical, relaxing yoga class; it’s better. Get a work out in while spending time with some cute and cuddly goats. You can bring the kids too! rockymountaingoatyoga.com

2020 Mile High Grilled Cheese & Beer Fest: Try a variety of grilled cheese bites created by local chefs and sip on samples from different, local craft breweries. Enjoy live music, games and more! grilledcheesebeerfest.com

FEBRUARY 22

Courtesy The Cereal Box

The snow has been falling since October and you’re done with being cooped up in the house with the kids and/or your significant other. Take the kids to Arvada’s Cereal Box for a late breakfast to fuel them up for the city’s only indoor family festival, the Denver Family Fest. It runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the National Western Complex, but you’re leaving early to convene with your adult friends at 4 p.m. for Westword’s 2020 Denver Winter Tequila Tasting Festival (at LoDo and South Broadway venues TBA). Overindulge and feel good about it, as a portion of the proceeds go to a local charity. denverfamilyfest.com

Other options today

Abominable Winter Obstacle Run: Craving a new winter activity that is just as active as skiing or snowboarding? Try this 4 mile long obstacle course followed by some winter fun. denver.org

Denver Graffiti Tour: Learn all about Denver’s best street art and graffiti from tour guides and the artists themselves with this guided tour through Denver’s RiNo Art District. denvergraffititour.com

FEBRUARY 29

It’s the second Saturday of Denver Restaurant Week, so try choosing from the hundreds of restaurants offering multi-course meals for $25, $35, and $45. Sign up now for the newsletter at denver.org, and make your Leap Year Night reservation early. (Guys, look sharp: According to Leap Day tradition, SHE might be proposing!)

Other options today

Leap Day 5k: Make the most of Leap Day with a celebratory 5k run at Carpenter Park in Thornton. If you’re a leaper or leapling (meaning your birthday falls on this day every four years), you can sign up to race for free! marathons.ahotu.com

Leap Day Dance 2020, A Silent Disco Party: Show off your best moves on the dancefloor while you support a great cause at this silent disco hosted by a local nonprofit, Project Angel Heart. Tickets include drinks, appetizers, and headphones. projectangelheart.org


Have fun this month, and don’t forget to enter the #52SaturdaysDLM Giveaway!