DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2014) - The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is the best located hotel to enjoy the activities and events over Denver's festive Labor Day Weekend. Located on the world-famous 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, the hotel is just two blocks from Civic Center Park, the home of the annual Taste of Colorado. The hotel is also just a 16th Street Pedestrian Mall Shuttle ride to Sports Authority Field, home of the annual Rocky Mountain Football Showdown between the University of Colorado Buffalos and the Colorado State University Rams.
On Friday, August 29, the University of Colorado Buffaloes takes on the Colorado State Rams at Sports Authority Field for the annual Rocky Mountain Football Showdown, a hotly contested college football game. A limited number of Rocky Mountain Showdown tickets are available through the Sheraton concierge desk.
From August 29 through September 1, more than 500,000 will people attend the free Taste of Colorado, an annual four-day festival with offerings from more than 50 area restaurants and food trucks. From smooth jazz to rock-n-roll, the outdoor stages will be on fire with entertainment on numerous stages. Families can journey back to the roots of Colorado and have fun learning about the state's pioneer past, Colorado nature and Colorado environment. In the Festival of Mountain and Plain area, featured artisans will demonstrate Navajo weaving and culture, spinning, rug braiding, lace crocheting and felting along with the popular blacksmith demonstration.
Park and party! The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is known as Denver's Best Beer Hotel. 16Mix Cocktail Lounge will offer a mini Taste of Colorado with food and drink specials offered all weekend long. The adjacent Yard House, known for the world's largest selection of draft beer, features over 130 tap handles. Katie Mullen's Irish Restaurant and Pub, Colorado's largest Irish pub, will offer entertainment by traditional & Irish folksingers, a Karaoke battle and live jazz and American bluegrass. With 16 Mix, Katie Mullen's and the Yard House combined, there are more varieties of beer poured under the Sheraton roof than at any other hotel in the state.
The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is located at 1500 Court Place. Guaranteed best rates over Labor Day weekend are available on www.sheratondenverdowntown.com or by calling (303) 893-3333.