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Music is in the Air as DEN Kicks Off Its 2017 Summer/Winter Events Series with a FREE Jazz Fest Concert

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DENVER – May 17, 2017 – This week, Denver International Airport (DEN) kicks-off its ‘Events at DEN’ series with a FREE jazz concert being held in conjunction with the annual Five Points Jazz Festival in Denver. The jazz concert will feature local talent: Dotsero, the Mary Louise Lee Band and the Hazel Miller Band on Friday, May 19, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the DEN’s Plaza.

DEN welcomes three of the most well-known Jazz acts in Colorado to provide entertainment for travelers and offer an option in the community for great live entertainment. The event will take place on DEN’s 82,000square-foot open-air plaza, which sits on the south end of the Jeppesen Terminal and connects the terminal to the Westin Denver International Airport and transit center. The plaza is located pre-security, is open to the public and is accessible just steps from the new University of Colorado A Line station at DEN, or a short walk from the airport parking garages ($3/hour).

Scheduled Events (Additional details will be made available ahead of each event.)

  • May 19 – JazzFest: Music is in the air at DEN as we help kick off Denver’s annual Five Point Jazz Festival with a free jazz concert at DEN featuring Colorado favorites Dotsero, Mary Louise Lee band and Hazel Miller Band. The concert will take place from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • June 1 – 30 – Putt-Putt on the Plaza: Back for a second year, DEN presents a custom, sponsor-themed 18-hole miniature golf course. The course will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Participants simply provide an ID at the onsite “DEN Clubhouse” in exchange for a putter, golf ball and scorecard. In addition, on June 16 and 17, you can join us at our VIP lounge on the plaza to watch the U.S. Open and test your own skills on the DEN course.
  • August 1 – 20 – Colorado Adventures: The DEN Plaza will be transformed into a variety of Colorado adventure activities for the whole family. The activities include a zip-line, rock climbing wall and virtual fly fishing experience. The activities will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
  • Sept. 28 – Oct. 9 – 4th Annual Beer Flights: This popular event brings a taste of Colorado brews to the airport and coincides with worldwide Oktoberfest celebrations and the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. The beer garden is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with happy hour entertainment performances daily 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission includes a souvenir glass to taste your samples.
  • Nov. 24 – Jan. 7 – Ice Skating Rink: Back for a second year, our free ice skating rink will be on the DEN Plaza for everyone to enjoy daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. This year’s rink will be bigger and will be accompanied by a variety of entertainment and family-friendly music playing in the background.

Denver International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36 billion for the region annually. For more information visit www.FlyDenver.com, check us out on YouTube and Instagram, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Sign up for DEN’s monthly newsletter Nonstop News.


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