The new year is here and that means new events, opportunities, and adventures in and around Denver. Where will 2022 take you? Take a look at what’s shakin’ in the city during the month of January*..
*Health and safety guidelines may vary based on event size, space, or other factors. If an in-person event catches your eye, please check the event website link provided for details.
JANUARY 2022 – THINGS TO DO, PLACES TO BE, PEOPLE TO SEE IN DENVER
Cheese and Thank You! Spots to Celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day (January 20, 2022)
Cheese seems to be the one thing everyone can agree upon (why else was Lactaid created?) Check out one of these spots to indulge in one of dairy’s greatest delights.
Get Tropical on National Opposite Day (January 25, 2022)
Life’s a beach in January thanks to opposite day. These bars and restaurants offer menus and ambiances that will be the closest thing to a ticket to paradise.
303 Bible – January Food + Drink
The monthly rundown is back! See where you need to be in January if you want to imbibe and ingest the best of the best.
Ski X Board Tune Night at New Terrain Brewing (January 19, 2022)
Grab your gear and grab a beer! New Terrain Brewing’s monthly tune-up night turns an errand into an entertaining evening. You’ll be thankful you went before your next trip to the mountains.
Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at the Singleton Theatre (January 7 – March 6, 2022)
This month’s theatre feature is the critically-acclaimed “powder-keg” drama. Putting the fun in dysfunctional, George and Martha invite the audience into their living room and shine a light on the darkness their marriage hides behind.
MILE HI-LARIOUS COMEDY
Open Mic Night at Bruz Off Fax (Every Tuesday)
Ever want to give stand-up comedy a try? Your chance is here! Laughter is healing – and so is beer.
Aziz Ansari at Paramount Theatre (January 15, 2022)
Matteo Lane at Comedy Works – Downtown Location (January 27-29, 2022)
New Talent Night at Comedy Works – Downtown Location (Every Wednesday)
New Talent Night features a mix of local amateurs and nationally-touring pros that are proud to call Colorado home! Imagine seeing the next big name in comedy perform one of their first sets.
Or imagine your $12 ticket granting you access to a surprise visit from top stars. Names worth dropping are always stopping by New Talent Night for an unannounced set! Past guests include Mike Birbiglia, Josh Blue, Ron White, and even Dave Chappelle!”
WE LOVE CO(NCERTS)
Red Rocks Amphitheater (Morrison, CO)
Icelantic’s Winter on the Rocks: Diplo, Sofi Tukker (January 28, 2022)
Mission Ballroom (Denver, CO)
Tchami x AC Slater (January 14, 2022)
Lee Brice (January 15, 2022)
Charley Crocket (January 22, 2022)
Dillon Francis x Yung Gravy (January 27, 2022)
Leftover Salmon feat. Tim O’Briend (January 28, 2022)
CharlestheFirst Memorial Benefit (January 29, 2022)
Ball Arena (Denver, CO)
Tool (January 27, 2022)
Summit Music Hall (Denver, CO)
mewithoutYou – Brother, Sister 16 Year Anniversary (January 13, 2022)
Pecos & The Rooftops (January 15, 2022)
Mother Mother (January 21, 2022)
Brian Fallon and The Howling Weather w/ The Dirty Nil and Worries (January 28, 2022)
IDKHOW presents the Thought Reform Tour with Benches (January 29, 2022)
Alina Baraz (January 30, 2022)
Belly Up Aspen (Aspen, CO)
Mersiv (January 12, 2022)
Seven Lions (January 13, 2022)
Sam Feldt (January 14, 2022)
Claptone (January 15, 2022)
Milky Chance (January 17, 2022)
Goth Babe (January 19, 2022)
Ferg (January 20, 2022)
Illenium (January 21-22, 2022)
Louis the Child (January 23, 2022)
Steve Aoki (January 28, 2022)
Jamestown Revival (January 30, 2022)
CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY & EXCELLENCE
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Colorado Holiday Committee’s “Marade” (January 17, 2022)
A one-of-a-kind event for a one-of-a-kind leader, the “Marade” will begin in front of the MLK Statue in Denver’s City Park and will end in Civic Center Park.
MyCultureRules: Black History Month Film Series at Trident Cafe (January 27, 2022) [https://www.tridentcafe.com/events/2022/1/27/my-culture-my-rules-film-night]
In anticipation of Black History Month in Feburary, watch films that elevate, honor, and celebrate Black culture and traditions and engage in conversation with the Black filmmakers who educate and inspire through their work.