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Denver Days is an initiative Mayor Michael B. Hancock created to help neighbors get to know neighbors and get involved with their communities. The concept and message behind Denver Days quickly caught on with Denver residents and this August 1st-9th marks Denver Days third year.

“When I finally got to know my neighbors, my house became a home.  - Harold Brewer, Skyland resident


Deadline Notice!!

All block party applications need to be submitted by COB today. We will allow people the weekend to obtain resident signatures. No exceptions.

You can still register for picnics, backyard barbecues, happy hours, etc… until July 31st.

Please note*: 

  • Park reservations are on a first come first served basis so apply for your park application ASAP.
  • Insurance is waived for block parties but not for park permits. While insurance is not required, it is strongly encouraged.


  • Denver Days parks and recreation permit deadline: July 17th
  • Denver Days block party permit deadline: July 17th
  • Office of Special Events deadline: June 26th
  • Picnic applications can be taken up to the day of on weekdays and on the Friday of for weekend picnics

Here a few great reasons to participate:

  • Waived block party permit fees and park permit fees for your Denver Days events
  • Free street barricades for your block party (we'll even help connect you with the barricade company)
  • Waived insurance for block parties
  • Help make your neighborhood clean, friendly, and fun for everyone
  • Get to know your neighbors
  • Share those great party ideas (food, festivities, decor, games, and more!)

Join in this great event and register your block party, volunteer activity, or social event today!

The Denver Days planning committee is continually working to improve Denver Days and looks forward to another successful week of celebrating Denver’s vibrant neighborhoods, culture and historyIf you have further questions, feel free to contact us


Read, watch, and share the latest from Denver Days!

As you’re posting status updates, tweets, pictures and videos, please use the hash tag #DenverDays2015 so we can capture all of Denver’s amazing moments from Denver Days 2015.


Preserve Your Event in History

Reserve your place in history and archive it online with the Denver Public Library's Creating Your Community social archive.