While the sun might be blazing, the Denver Botanic Gardens is cooling down with another after-hours Unwind summer celebration, this time focusing on all things H2O. On Thursday, August 7, from 6-9 p.m., Unwind: H2O will highlight the Chihuly artwork in the Gardens’ waterways, including Float Boats and Turquoise Reeds. Tickets are $50 per person ($45 for members), and include a seafood-themed dinner, water bar and Stranahan’s Signature Peach Tea (while supplies last). Special water-themed entertainment will also be provided, and participants will be encouraged to wander the Gardens and experience the Chihuly exhibit in its entirety. Featured drink vendors will include AC Golden Brewing Company, Crazy Mountain Brewery, Great Divide, Hall Brewing Co., Runa Tea Company, Stranahan’s Whiskey and Casa Vinicola Zonin Wines (admission includes three drink tickets). All guests must be 21 years of age or older, and able to provide valid identification upon arrival. Tickets for this event can be purchased here.
The Chihuly exhibit at the Denver Botanic Gardens is Rocky Mountain Region’s first major outdoor exhibition of artwork by celebrated American artist Dale Chihuly. You can visit now through November 30.
Denver Botanic Gardens will begin offering family tours of the Chihuly exhibit on weekends.
Tour with families on Saturdays, September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
$26, $18 member (kid/adult combo), ticket includes Gardens admission
This one-hour guided walk offers children the opportunity to experience Chihuly’s art in an inspiring and active way. Tours are recommended for families with children ages 4-12; children must be accompanied by an adult.