- City sightseeing
- Photography tour
- Beer and drinks tasting
- Cultural, religious and historic sites
- duration 2 hours
- tour type Group
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Discover Denver’s art scene in the hip and happening River North (RiNo) Arts District.
- Enjoy colorful and creative street art ranging from graffiti to massive murals to brainbending 3D installations.
- Sample a local treat from one of our favorite local businesses.
- Learn about how art and local artists have helped with the revitalization of the RiNo neighborhood.
Explore the colorful creative side of Denver on this tour through the mural-covered streets of the River North (RiNo) Arts District. You’ll go off the tourist trail to see some of the most diverse and exciting works of street art in the American West - including graffiti and 3D installations, diverse works by and supporting black, female, Native American, and LGBT artists, and the ever-changing annual work of the CRUSH Walls Festival. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a local treat to snack on as you feast on the best art RiNo has to offer!
Your tour of Denver’s art scene in the hip and happening River North (RiNo) Arts District begins at Denver’s Central Market. This hub of the city’s Art District was originally home to a 1920s souvenir shop and has evolved into a vibrant food hall, offering everything from creative ice cream flavors (dare to try the whiskey and pistachio combo?) to a variety of locally-sourced and fair trade products. Your guide will fill you in on the fascinating history of the Market and why it’s the perfect kick-off to your art experience.
From the Central Market, you’ll make your way through the mural-covered streets of RiNo. Having recently seen a boom of revitalization, this part of the Mile High City is now a canvas for creative souls of all types. As you walk, you’ll be struck by the incredible colors, scale, and variety of the art. Your guide will highlight styles ranging from graffiti to massive murals to brain-bending 3D installations. You’ll get to know the stories behind the art, including environmental activism, social causes, music, and inspirational figures.
As the stories unfold, you may get the chance to enter one of RiNo’s dynamic art studio spaces. Here, local artists collaborate under one roof, creating art of all kinds. Engage with the artists and discover the passion behind the creativity.
Throughout your tour, you will hear about one of the most exciting art events on Denver’s calendar - the CRUSH Walls festival. You’ll witness its impact on the neighborhood, not just during the week-long festival but throughout the year as well. Your tour ticket includes a donation to an organization directly supporting local Denver artists.
As the tour comes to an end, our aim is for you to have a new appreciation for Denver’s creative side. Your tour concludes in the heart of RiNo, where your guide will point you in the direction of their favorite brewery, restaurant, or art gallery.
- English-speaking guide
- Small snack or drink
- Donation to a local art program.
- Items of a personal nature
- gratuity for the guide.
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Cancellation for this The Denver Art Tour tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.Payment
For any tour departures within 23 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 January 2021, a deposit of 100% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 0 days before trip departure.Travel Insurance
The Denver Art Tour tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this The Denver Art Tour tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.Meeting start point :
Outside Denver Central Market, corner of 27th & Larimer, 2669 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205Meeting end point :
A central location in the RiNo neighborhood.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour follows established guidelines that are in line with the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ framework against COVID-19.
- This tour follows the local government(s) recommendations for gatherings and group sizes.
- Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing is highly encouraged on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.