Best events in Denver for Spring Break 2017
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Normally when you think of Spring Break, you think of beaches and palm trees, not mountains and snow. But if you’re in search of something different for Spring Break, check out Denver.

This city is chocked full of fun nightlife and other activities for those who aren’t so enamored with the beach can enjoy, and the best part is that you won’t be bumping into a lot of people just to enjoy it. So if this sounds like your kind of Spring Break, here are the best events and activities you can do in the Mile High City this spring.

Carnivorous Greed and More
Mar. 18 @ 8 p.m.
Bar Bar -- 2060 Champa St., Denver, CO 80205
(303) 475-5948

If you want to kick off your Denver Spring Break in a huge way, make your way to this metal show. Here at BAR BAR, you will be treated to some of heavy metal’s hardest bands, from Six Feet of Anger to Carnivorous Greed and more. It’s a show that will kick start your Spring Break in the Mile High City in a huge way.

Dance Yourself Clean
Mar. 25. @ 9 p.m.Larimer Lounge -- 2721 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205
(303) 296-1003

Spring cleaning will be in session at this awesome indie pop show. Dance Yourself Clean will feature a large assortment of DJs and performers who will usher in spring the right way, from Is Tropical to Holychild and many more. Dance Yourself Clean is one of the best indie pop shows around, and one that you should hit up if you’re doing Spring Break in Denver.

Elitch Gardens
2000 Elitches Cir., Denver, CO 80204
(303) 595-4386

When you’re cleansing your music soul, it will be time for thrills. Those thrills can be accomplished at Elitch Gardens, a theme and water park that has a large assortment of rides that the whole crew will be able to enjoy during a week of no classes. Make sure that you hit up this theme park to have a day full of fun.

Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York St. Denver, CO 80206
(720) 865-3501

When you’re in Denver, you have to take in this awesome gardens. The Denver Botanic Gardens is one of the best gardens in America, and this venue has a wealth of events that will showcase the gardens in a spectacular way.