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LoDo Denver: Dining, Shopping, and Sports

When you stay at Crowne Plaza Denver, you'll be mere steps from vibrant LoDo, aka Lower Downtown Denver. Denver's oldest neighborhood is bustling with fun things to do, with everything from trendy shopping and dining to Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, America's only downtown amusement park. LoDo includes more than 90 pubs, sports bars, eclectic restaurants, and coffeehouses, as well a variety of art galleries and the 16th Street Mall. You can also catch a Colorado Rockies home game at Coors Field or the NBA's Denver Nuggets basketball contest at the Pepsi Center. Check out the cool mix of renovated warehouses, state-of-the-art modern buildings, and an incredible collection of Victorian buildings all within a 25-square block span.



  • Oktoberfest 
  • Sports Events
  • Summer Concert Series
  • Taste of LoDo Food Tour


  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Nightlife
  • Sports Venues
  • Museums
  • Theme Park


  • What kind of art galleries are in LoDo?

    If you find yourself strolling through lower Downtown Denver, you will find a variety of art galleries from contemporary to fine art. One of the most unique is the David Cook Gallery where you can enjoy paintings of the American West as well as Native American artifacts. In addition, you'll want to make time for the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. An array of exhibitions feature the work of everyone from regional to national to international artists.
  • What are some interesting places to shop?

    There are a ton of great shopping options in LoDo, primarily in Larimer Square and the 16th Street Mall. This historic district is bustling with tourists and locals alike who thrive on retail therapy. Peruse women's and men's apparel, western wear, even treats for your pets. Explore antique and fine jewelry galore at Victoriana. Pick up cool souvenirs at Cooper + Dash Gifts & Gallery. Give your feet a real treat by slipping on some of the fun brands at John Fluevog Shoes. And stop into Goorin Bros. whose one-of-a-kind hats are designed for men, women, and children.

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