2023 Music at the Gardens

Music at the Gardens

Enjoy traditional concerts in the UMB Bank Amphitheater as well as weeknight performances throughout the Gardens during Evenings al Fresco.

June-August, various evenings

Summer Concert Series

  • Ten concert evenings in June, July and August
  • Shows begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.
  • World-famous artists perform on stage for a full-capacity audience in the UMB Bank Amphitheater
  • Summer Concert Series FAQ


Tickets are available through ShowClix, the official ticket vendor of the Summer Concert Series. Do not purchase Summer Concert Series tickets from any vendor other than ShowClix. ShowClix is the only ticket vendor authorized by Swallow Hill Music and Denver Botanic Gardens to sell Summer Concert Series tickets.

Evenings al Fresco

  • June 5, 7, 14, 19
    July 26, 31
    August 7, 14, 16, 21
  • 4:30-8:30 p.m., music starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Price: $30, $20 member
  • Talented local musicians and small ensembles perform throughout the York Street location as visitors stroll and explore at their own pace
  • Here is the Evenings al Fresco lineup 
  • Evenings al Fresco FAQ

Evenings al Fresco is SOLD OUT. Tickets occasionally become available and are released into inventory for purchase. 

Evenings al Fresco tickets can't be purchased at Swallow Hill Music.

Dining Options

Food is available for purchase at the Gardens, but alcohol is not. You may bring alcohol in its original container to both the Summer Concert Series and Evenings al Fresco. 

Offshoots Café and the Hive Garden Bistro will be open during concerts and Evenings al Fresco. Hours will vary between the two series. 

Gardens' Congress Park Neighbors for Summer Concert Series Only

Do you have your parking permit? It is important for all Gardens' York Street neighbors to have a current parking permit during our Summer Concert Series to avoid getting a ticket. Parking permits are not needed for Evenings al Fresco.

Here is information about how to get your FREE parking permit, including a map of the residential parking permit district.

Here is a list of our York Street early closings.

UMB Bank

eBikes USA
Elevated Third

Corcoran Perry & Co.
DCPA Broadway
HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek
Marczyk Fine Foods
Stem Ciders
United Airlines
Xcel Energy

Produced in partnership with Swallow Hill Music and KBCO



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