Renegade Craft Fair

Denver
Field Guide

Eat

Bang Up To The Elephant

Serving Caribbean beach-shack fare, Bang Up To The Elephant is 90° year-round at their tropical, plant-filled digs. Order the Jerk Chicken and Fried Plantains with a rum cocktail for a good time.

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Denver Central Market

Sip on a cocktail as you pick up artisanal ingredients at RiNo’s culinary epicenter, Denver Central Market. The beautifully restored building is home to a menagerie of local culinary vendors, including a butcher, fishmonger, greengrocer, salumeria, rotisserie, bakery, pizzeria, creamery, chocolatier and coffee counter.

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Bringing southern style Indian cuisine to Denver, Biju’s Little Curry Shop serves curry-centric dishes in an industrial-yet-vibrant space decked out with communal tables, murals and a fuchsia counter.

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Biju’s Little Curry Shop

Veggie plates are served alongside pasta dishes and paired with cheese boards and wines at Beast + Bottle’s cozy eatery.

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Beast + Bottle

Drink

The Family Jones

Velvet blue booths welcome you to The Family Jones, a specialty spirit house that distills its own spirits onsite. Head to the bar on a Saturday for a tour and tasting of their inhouse goods.

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Serving as both an art installation space and drinking hole, RiNo’s quasi-speakeasy Pon Pon pours a selection of wines, beers and cocktails at their ever-changing and ever-charming digs.

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Pon Pon

Order a Mint or Ginger Julep then dive into some of the best fried chicken in Denver.

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Julep

Sip

Served out of a milk-jug shaped shop and attracting long lines on both hot and cold days, Little Man’s Ice Cream is the unofficial mascot of Denver desserts, serving seasonal flavors made with locally-sourced ingredients.

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Little Man’s Ice Cream

Shop

Queen City General Store

Like stepping into a cozy but very well-decorated friend’s living room, Queen City General Store curated new and vintage clothing, accessories, housewares, curiosities, dry goods and more at their Capitol Hill brick home.

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One-off vintage rarities are beautifully curated at Meek’s airy digs.

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Meek Vintage

Vintage goods sourced in Denver are available for national delivery or local pick-up.

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Studio Rancho

Do

Red Rocks

Red Rocks is a one-of-a-kind music venue: the naturally-occurring acoustic amphitheater is a rare geological phenomenon. Stop by the venue for a daytime soundcheck or grab tickets for a show–Red Rocks curates an eclectic lineup of concerts with artists from Haim to A Tribe Called Quest.

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The Denver Art Museum

Boasting one of the largest collections between the West Coast and Chicago, DAM’s houses more than 70,000 works of art including an expansive body of Native American Art. In 2019, the museum will also welcome the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades.

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From Rustler’s Gulch to Capitol Peak, nature is quickly accessible from the city center.

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Hiking in Denver

Tour the Coors factory or head to RiNo to taste-test eclectic craft breweries.

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Brewery Tour