Quality Inn & Suites
7240 W. Jefferson Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80235
Phone: (303) 989-4600
Fax: (303) 339-9829
Spread across 20,000 square feet (1858.06 square meters), The Skatuary is a sanctuary for skaters. This indoor skate park is also the base of the SkateMinistry.org and Denver Skate Church. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, you will enjoy the anchored rails, benches, a bowl-corner, quarter pipes and a mini-ramp that provides various obstacles for skaters. Shop for merchandise at the on-site 7Twenty Boardshop and refresh yourself at the cafe. There is also a game room and lizard lounge for added entertainment. The Skatuary also hosts regular concerts by touring bands.
Considering Teikyo Loretto Heights University offers cultural courses that bridge gaps across the world. Teikyo Loretto Heights Theater spreads across 74,000 square feet and is situated atop the highest point in Denver. Each of the 999 guests can experience performances with state-of-the-art technology which reverberates every sound from its wide stage making it a worthwhile experience.
For those who are concerned that movie-going is getting more and more expensive, Elvis Cinemas provides a wallet-friendly alternative - all tickets are USD3.50 or under. There is a well-stocked concession stand and the cinema is available for hire for private events. Check the website for details of upcoming shows.
Haunted houses never go out of style. If you're looking for a chill down your spine, then the Reinke Brothers Haunted Mansion will happily fulfill that wish. It's located in Littleton and is billed as Denver's oldest haunted house. There are over 30 elaborately crafted rooms, each displaying astonishing attention to detail. Entrance fees are reasonable and you get an experience well worth your money. Check website for more.
An entertainment venue that is fun for the whole family! The place does have a place to eat, which serves more snack items than proper meals. If you are planning a trip bowling here, note that the place stresses reservations.
Centrally located in Downtown Littleton, Colorado, the Town Hall Arts Center is a local theater. It has featured fine comedies, plays and musicals for the Denver metro area for over 20 years. It was erected in 1920, and the center organizes an array of concerts, events as well as programs for children. The Santon Art Gallery within the center hosts art exhibitions. It is open from Monday to Friday between 10:00a to 5:00p. It is also an ideal venue for meetings, business functions, and the likes.
Catch the latest flicks at Century 16 Bel Mar. This cinema has a lot in store for the viewing pleasure of ardent movie fans. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
This famed live music venue hosted some illustrious names in the past, including The Doors and Cream. It remains one of Denver's premier alternative music stages and hosts fantastic local acts. Friday and Saturday nights are the best for gigs, with many national acts passing through; weekdays are more themed, with ladies night on Thursday and, sometimes, the stage is the perfect foil for a raucous evening of karaoke. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
Affordable recreation is what you get at Bowl-ero Lanes. With their dollar-bowling scheme, they have ensured that everyone on the Denver-Lakewood border can enjoy a night out without burning a giant hole in their pockets. If you go on a Monday night, you can get everything, from the game, to food, to shoes, for just a dollar. On-site is also a restaurant which you can head to while on a break, or which can bring food to your lane if you just can't take a breather from bowling.
Home to the Dolphins, Kepner Middle School is a public institution for grades 6-8 located in central Denver. During the school year, it regularly hosts family-oriented events.
The Gothic Theatre has an illustrious history. Started in the twenties, the theater was more than just a place for films, it was a place to meet friends and family. It was also the first theater in Denver to show talking movies. Today the grand art deco style of the theater is still dominant and it has now been turned into a world-class music center. In keeping with the move, the Gothic has installed state-of-the-art sound and light systems, doing justice to visiting bands like The Rebirth Brass Band.
Electric bills are of no concern at Swallow Hill, America's second largest school of folk music, for it specializes in nothing but acoustic music. This multi-dimensional facility offers more than 300 music classes for both adults and kids on everything from mandolin playing to songwriting. Every Thursday night it sponsors sing-a-longs, jam sessions, and open stage performances, which are always free to the public. The year-round concert series attracts both local and nationally acclaimed folk musicians.