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It’s Gonna Be May

Updated: Aug 31, 2022

The Holderness Family has once again captured this mama’s feeling with their latest parody. For the Seiffertt Family, May will be chock full of field days, band and orchestra concerts, conferences, and more. If your May isn’t quite so full, Denver has numerous festivities to keep you busy and entertained.

May 5 & 6

Civil Central Park

Free Admission

Time to brush up on your taco eating skills! Kick off a weekend celebration with a parade commemorating freedom and culture. The community joins together with vendors, musicians, and contests to support NEWSED’s development for West Denver residents.

An Evening with Alan Cumming: A Legal Immigrant

May 9

Paramount Theatre

$39.50 - $79.50

Whether you are in the mood for music, serious dialogue, or hilarious antics, this evening is sure to please. Film and TV star Alan Cumming, who declares himself to be “a story-teller and provocateur for hire,” is bringing his stories and songs to Denver!

May 11 & 12

Denver Mart

​Admission: $5

Kids under 5: FREE

Purchase Taste Tickets for Samples: $10/dozen

I consider chocolate a stress reliever, and therefore therapy, which negates any troublesome calories. Treat your sweet mum to chocolatey goodness – or just go have a bite for yourself. Special tastings like wine-chocolate pairings might cost a bit extra, but we all know that chocolate and wine are like the mom’s version of peanut butter and jelly. Try a Chocolate Dipped Whaaaat? Or join Name That Chocolate. The event runs Friday and Saturday, so you can still give mom what she really wants most on Sunday: a chance to sleep in. (My kiddos, take note.)

Through May 19

Denver Art Museum

Admission $10

While many dating profiles feature Denver singles with their beautiful dogs, my sister has pictures with her ball python and geckos. I might suggest she go to The Stampede exhibition at DAM. This exhibit gives viewers a chance to try their hand at their own animal art and gain a better insight into how certain pieces were made. Everyone — single or not — can appreciate the artistic value of our animal friends.

May 26 & 27


Free Admission

The Denver Art Festival is celebrating their 20th year! Not only can you visit a diverse selection of artists, but you can tap your toes to live music as you dance your way to the kids art zone or shimmy to the wine and beer garden. The festival is a wonderful way to end an eventful month and relax a bit before the summer swings into full gear.


Katie Seiffertt is Office Manager at When she isn’t keeping World Headquarters in tip-top shape, she is wrangling her posse of kids, bingeing Netflix while drinking Malbec, or beginning another art project.

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