What You Missed Around Denver While You Were Away Welcome back to the Mile High City! Here’s a quick recap of what you might have missed while jet-setting… Denver, Colorado May 27 – June 2, 2016
Over 50,000 runners celebrated Memorial Day at the 38th Annual Bolder Boulder. It was a relatively hot day which caused around 70 people to seek medical attention for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Congratulations to women’s citizen race winner Melissa Dock and men’s citizen race winner Brandon Johnson. For the full list of Bolder Boulder winners click here.
Heavy Rain Causes Street Flooding
The Denver Metro area received a lot of rain Tuesday night that carried over to Wednesday morning causing streets to flood near I-25 and Alameda and I-25 and Broadway. The City of Denver enlisted snow plows to help with the situation and push the water away. Lucky for us, we are expecting a relatively dry and warm weekend. Get the full story about street flooding here.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is Open in June
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, also known as A-Basin, has decided the ski and snowboard season is not over and will be reopening lifts for a bonus weekend, June 10-12. Enjoy discounted June skiing by purchasing tickets in advance. Learn more on 9news.com.
Union Station Farmers Market Starts Saturday
The Boulder County Farmers Market is expanding beyond Boulder and will be featuring 23 Colorado Farms, 3 restaurants, and 14 other local vendors at Denver’s Union Station located downtown. Join the Union Station Farmers Market festivities on Saturday starting at 9am for the ribbon cutting ceremony and chef demonstrations. If you can’t make it this weekend, don’t worry, the farmers market will be happening every weekend until mid October. Find out the latest on the Union Station Farmers Market Facebook page.
President Obama visits Colorado
President Barack Obama is delivering the commencement address Thursday at the Air Force Academy located near Colorado Springs. This is the second time President Obama will be delivering a speech to the Air Force cadet graduates. Canopy Airport Parking is a proud supporter of the Air Force Academy and, through our athletic partnership, we have an exclusive Air Force discount to save 20% off Denver airport parking. Click here to download the coupon.