This Week in Denver May 5-11, 2017

This week in Denver May 5-11, 2017What do you need to know this week in Denver May 5-11, 2017? Cinco de Mayo, Derby Day, restaurants opening and closing, and why Denver area disc golf may be on its way out. 

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are the best ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Denver and, perhaps even more helpful, a little guidance on how to be culturally sensitive and respectfully celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Time to break out the mint juleps for Derby Day tomorrow. Yes, you can celebrate Derby Day in Denver…here’s 5280’s 6 Ways to Celebrate Derby Day in Denver, The Denver Ear’s Kentucky Derby Parties list, and Eater’s Deluxe Guide to Derby Day in Denver.

The Denver foodie scene seems like a revolving door some weeks. Opening this week…Lon Symensma Concourse in Stapleton, Rory’s Tavern in Baker, and Atelier by Radex in Uptown. Closing this week…Zengo and La Guerra in Riverfront Park.

One potential and unexpected victim of Denver’s real estate boom? Disc golf. 

The apparently popular Hello Kitty Van Cafe will return to the Denver area, specifically Park Meadows, on May 6.

Chaos & Cream’s Thai-style, rolled ice cream…I’ve got to try this! See where they’ll be popping up around this month.

Denver commuters may be annoyed by the closing of this tunnel to RTD Park-n-Ride, but CDOT is offering morning and evening pedicab service as an olive branch.

Are you making summer plans yet? Here’s every Red Rocks concert scheduled this year.

What are you up to this weekend? Cinco de Mayo and Derby Day aren’t the only happenings in town. Tonight is First Friday in art districts across the city. There’s also Spread the Word Fest, The Real Dill’s 5-Year Anniversary, Spring Fling Fiesta Micromarket, and the return of The Big Wonderful. Plus, things to do with your kids this weekend and more Denver fun throughout May.

Happy Friday!

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