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Yes, There Is a Festival for Mac and Cheese in Denver

Plus, nine more food and booze events to hit in the next 28 days

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Shanty Supper Club is one of the local restaurants participating in Denver’s Mac and Cheese Festival
Shanty Supper Club/Facebook

Yacht Club Bon Voyage

When: February 1

Where: RiNo Yacht Club, The Source Market Hall

What: The Source’s flagship bar is leaving its mothership and hosting a going-away bash Friday night. From 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., party goers can sip drinks from guest bartenders and eat fried chicken snacks from Smōk.

Additional Information: The event is free to attend. More information can be found on Facebook.

Game Night

When: February 1

Where: Just Be Kitchen

What: The gluten-free spot welcomes diners to its first “game” night dinner, featuring five different meats and games to break up courses. Wine flights are also available.

Additional Information: Tickets start at $55.

Meow Wolf Experience Tube + Pizza Party

When: February 2

Where: Denver Milk Market

What: Attendees can check out the interactive art installation’s experience tube and snag a slice of pizza while seeing their friends’ faces like never before.

Additional Details: Tickets are $20.

Duo of Five-Course Feasts

When: February 5 and February 6

Where: Jax Fish House Boulder

What: New Orleans-based and James Beard Award-winning Pêche chef Ryan Prewitt visits the Boulder location of Jax Fish House for a collaborative dinner with the kitchen team.

Additional Details: Tickets start at $85 and go up to $125 with wine pairings. More details are online.

Girl Scout Cookie Pairing

When: February 6

Where: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

What: What’s sweeter than cookies and beer? Attendees can sample the seasonal treats alongside paired beers in this RiNo taproom.

Additional Information: Details pending.

Denver Mac and Cheese Festival

When: February 8

Where: Number 38, 3560 Chestnut Place

What: Try gourmet takes on the classic dish from some of the city’s best chefs.

Additional Information: For attendees 21-and-over only. Tickets, starting at $59, include tastings, booze samples, and a spork.

Beer School

When: Dos Luces Brewery

Where: February 9

What: Starting this month, the brewery’s owners launch an educational series that will highlight ingredients, food pairings, and more. Each participant can enjoy a few beers throughout the class, including guest taps.

Additional Information: The six-week session continues through March 23. Cost is $20 per class and $100 for all six lessons. Details here.

Wizards and Witches Beer Festival

When: February 9

Where: The Church

What: Yer drunk, Harry. The magical beer festival transforms a downtown Denver club into the Great Hall for a night of debauchery, boozy potions, butterscotch beer, and book and movie references. The party doesn’t stop until all mischief is managed.

Additional Information. Tickets start at $35.

Ice Bar + Silent Disco

When: February 15 and 16

Where: Urban Farmer

What: For the second year, an ice bar takes over the LoDo restaurant for a night of enough vodka and whiskey cocktails to inspire drinkers to stop by a silent disco after.

Additional Information: Free and open to the public. R.S.V.P. online.

Battle of the Brewmasters

When: February 20

Where: The Post Boulder

What: Decide which beers are paired best with individual courses, which range from chicken schnitzel to duck breast à l’orange.

Additional Information: Tickets for the paired dinner are available for $60.

The Post Brewing Company

105 W Emma St, Lafayette, CO 80026 (303) 593-2066 Visit Website

RiNo Yacht Club

3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO (720) 485-5581

Jax Fish House Boulder

928 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 444-1811 Visit Website

Dos Luces Brewery

1236 South Broadway, , CO 80210 (720) 379-7763 Visit Website

Denver Milk Market

1800 Wazee Street, , CO 80202 (303) 792-8242 Visit Website

Just BE Kitchen

2364 15th Street, , CO 80202 (303) 284-6652 Visit Website

Urban Farmer Denver

1659 Wazee Street, , CO 80202 (303) 262-6070 Visit Website

Crooked Stave Taproom

3350 Brighton Boulevard, , CO 80216 (720) 550-8860 Visit Website