Larimer Square is the heart of the Mile High City. Founded in 1858 this historic district is the city’s oldest commercial block—and one of the most celebrated neighborhoods. We are a modern city but this is one place where the historic look and feel is maintained. With a commitment to one-of-a-kind and locally owned businesses, there is never a shortage of things to do and see. Here are the 5 best things to do in Larimer Square.
Shops, Boutiques, Salons, And Spas
Find the unique gift you’ve been looking for or shop for yourself in one the many locally owned businesses in Larimer Square. Find clothing, jewelry, and accessories from local designers, unique home furnishings, western apparel, pet products, and any kind of hair or beauty treatment you need.
Larimer Square Events
First up on the list, take a look at the monthly events calendar to see what is going on. The event calendar always includes quite a few food, wine, and craft beer options—but you will find arts, crafts, comedy shows at Comedy Works, annual festivals, and more.
More Than Your Average Bar
Every city has their fair share of neighborhood bars, but the options in Larimer Square are quite impressive. From Corridor 44 a champagne bar and restaurant to the wine bar and stone-fired pizza spot the Crimson Room, and a cocktail lounge offering live music at the Crimson Room. Stop by Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen, a tavern serving local craft beer and high-end pub food.
Denver likes to support their local chefs and artisans and there are plenty of options to do just that while in Larimer Square. To really enjoy the best our city has to offer, take a guided food tour to some of our hidden culinary gems. Locals like to take this tour just as much as tourists as it’s a fun way to discover local restaurants and learn a few unique facts about Denver.
Take A Stroll
The historic architecture in this treasured neighborhood is quite stunning, so be sure to look up when walking through. Sometimes wandering is the best way to find a restaurant or shop you never knew was there.
Next time you are in Denver be sure to add at least a few of these spots to your list!