Your guide to Summer 2017 in Denver
Ian Garlic

With 300 days of sunshine, residents of Colorado know the best way to kick back is to head outdoors. Denver will stay true to its Mile High City monicker this summer as temperatures and decibels stay sky-high. With numerous outdoor music events, fairs, festivals and family events, no Denverite will go un-entertained this summer; check out some standout events below. 

Summer festivals and outdoor concerts: Whether you're seeking out jazz in a park, classical in a garden or folk on a ranch, Denver's got music events for fans of all genres and terrains. 

Free summer family events: A picturesque Mountain Fair, a delectable Sweet Corn Festival and a star-studded state fair are just a few options for enjoying the great outdoors this summer. 

Free summer concerts: Denver will get things rocking with multiple standout outdoor concert series in settings ranging from urban parks to museum lawns.