With late night warehouse pop-up parties, vegan forward menus, breweries galore, speakeasy hangouts, coffee roasters and the rise of RiNo – It is no question the up and coming destination for hipsters is Denver.
Hipsters tend to congregate in low-key, off the grid hangouts and Denver hosts some of the most unique, noteworthy events. The Big Wonderful pours local beer on tap with an abundance of food trucks, outside games, such as sand volleyball and a tree house to play, every Saturday throughout the summer months. The upcoming Whiskey Throwdown and Donut Showdown, will serve up unlimited donuts and too much whiskey to kick off the summer on May 15.
To be considered a proper hipster you always stray away from mainstream – that includes everything from the bars you hang and brands you wear. Speakeasy settings like William and Graham is hidden behind a book store facade. Upon entering the store, you add your name to a list, you will called when finally accepted in – stirring up mystery and crafted cocktails.
Pop up party Silver Spork Social gathers hipsters from the industry together for an all-night endeavor of great food and dancing. Twenty -five industry members come together to prepare 5 courses + 5 drinks + 1 soundtrack at a secret location for hipsters to dance the night away on fully fed stomachs from some of the best local chefs. But shhh, you didn’t hear this from me.
First Fridays at Santa Fe Art District local creative set up their galleries with food, wine and of course art. Hipsters walk with glasses full of red wine or a PBR in hand from gallery to gallery as roaming a small European city.
Lastly, what is a hipster without the perfectly roasted, artisanal coffee beans. Would you like drip- filter or pour-over? For honey and butter speared toast and locally roasted coffee – Huckleberry is the place hipsters in round-eye glasses listening to the vinyl behind the bar flock for money brew. Or go a few blocks out Larimer hipsters drinking fresh squeezed juices and indulging in vegan friendly breakfast while sitting on an eclectic outdoor patio at Crema.