Parker Colorado is alive with the arts and entertainment for all ages. The links below provide more information about the options available to residents of the Town of Parker and surrounding areas of Douglas County.
AMC 20 Mile Stadium Theaters
18625 Stage Run Rd, Parker, CO 80134-4911
See show times for Parker Colorado theaters here!
P.A.C.E. Center Parker Arts & Cultural Event Center
The Parker Performing Arts Center
Apex Contemporary Dance Theatre is a professional dance company dedicated to producing innovative dance concerts that entertain, engage and inspire. Co-founded by David Reuille and Heidi Nichter in 2008 and headquartered in Parker, the company also offers ongoing classes and educational outreach productions for schools in Colorado.
The Colorado Wind Ensemble’s mission is to provide opportunities for musicians to create, and audiences to experience, exceptional live performances of wind ensemble music. As the only wind ensemble in the Denver Metro area outside of academia, the Colorado Wind Ensemble performs music from all eras. The group is in its 29th season and is led by Conductor and Musical Director Matthew J. Roeder, DMA.
The Parker Chorale was formed in 2010 as a community group dedicated to fostering the arts and supporting music education in the Town of Parker and Douglas County. Lead by Paul Smith, Artistic Director and Conductor, this adult chorus is devoted to sharing the gift of song through music performance.
The Parker Symphony Orchestra, also known as the South Suburban Community Orchestra, was founded in 1994 and is led by Director René Knetch. The Orchestra provides opportunities for musical expression to many who would otherwise not have that chance.
Sounds of Southlands Summer Concert Series
June 16: Tunisia Old-School Funk Tunisia is a high-energy entertainment group that consistently gets the party started every time! Their dynamic show covers many styles, ranging from Current Hits to Classic Rock, R&B to Disco, Motown to Hip-Hop, Standard Jazz to Swing. This band caters to the needs of any audience. But it’s their fresh, hip style and funky approach to the music that brings this talented group into today’s contemporary realm. June 23: Margarita Brothers Band Beach and Party Music Hey, it’s summer! It’s just the time for some fun in the sun! All the greatest beach and surf hits you can think of – from the Beach Boys and
June 23: Margarita Brothers Band Beach and Party Music Hey, it’s summer! It’s just the time for some fun in the sun! All the greatest beach and surf hits you can think of – from the Beach Boys and reggae to, of course, Jimmy Buffet. This is the ultimate sing-along band. You’ll swear you have sand between your toes!
June 30: The Long Run Colorado’s Tribute to The Eagles “The Eagles” wrote and performed some of the most well-known songs in the history of popular music, and they are faithfully recreated by these outstanding Colorado musicians. All of the hits from ‘Take it Easy’ to ‘Hotel California’ are executed with thrilling precision and ‘The Eagles’ signature vocal harmonies! Sounds of Southlands 2016 Concert Series Thursdays – June 16 through
August 11, 2016 July 7: Under A Blood Red Sky U2 Tribute Under a Blood Red Sky is an acclaimed U2 tribute band that passionately recreates authentic U2 concerts. Covering the “War” tour in 1983 to present day, this band has amazed fans with their ability to recreate famous U2 shows and has solidified their reputation for sold out venues – including the world-famous Red Rocks Amphitheater!
July 14: Hazel Miller Denver’s Legendary Songstress Hazel Miller is not just a great singer; “she is a force of nature” writes the Rocky Mountain News. Her voice has been called “stunning, moving and powerful.” Whether she is singing blues, jazz, pop, or gospel, her voice charges the songs with a primal dose of genuine soul!
July 21: Wash Park Colorado’s 13 Piece Music Sensation Funk, Disco, Motown, R&B, Current top 40, Rock – if it’s dance music, they play it! This band is huge in every way – lots of horns, lots of singers, and lots of great energetic music to keep you rockin’ all night long!
July 28: Kory Brunson Band Rockin’ Country You’ll get a whole new vision of what rockin’ Country music is! The band is Colorado’s answer to Rascal Flatts – and these boys take no prisoners. They perform their unique mix of country and rock favorites that will get you dancing in no time flat!
August 4: Message in a Bottle Police Tribute Message In A Bottle is a world class Police tribute band who captures the original flavor of all your favorite “Sting” songs. They combine their classic music with the energetic stage show of a fresh, young rock band. Message in a Bottle has a dedicated, loyal fan base that goes to every gig ready to have a good time. If you’re a Police fan, this band is a must see, and if you’re not, you will be after the show!
August 11: Chris Daniels and the Kings Great R&B Horn Band Chris Daniels is a true Colorado legend! After 11 albums and 25 years as one of Denver’s most popular bands, Chris Daniels is still going STRONG. The great grooves and exciting horns have always been a hallmark of this wonderful group. After beating life-threatening cancer, Chris will soon be inducted into The Colorado Music Hall of Fame AND the band was nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award!
Lone Tree Arts Center – This Arts Venue was the first in Douglas County and has recently gone into a partnership with the PACE Center to form the South Metro Childrens Theater Group. The Arts Center will present critically-acclaimed national performing artists and will launch new relationships with an impressive group of Colorado’s professional arts companies by inviting them to perform at the Lone Tree Arts Center, the first publicly financed professional arts facility in the South Metro Denver Area.
Parker Artists Guild
This group sponsors the Spring Art Show the end of March and Art in the Park the last weekend in August.
CU South Denver – Parker Colorado – Family friendly events and educational experiences throughout the year.
Parker Chamber Events
The Parker Chamber of Commerce is very active in the community and sponsors several events each year for the community of Parker
- Parker Days – Always the 2nd weekend of June.
- Wine Walks on Mainstreet – May through October
- Parker Chamber Picture Show in the Park – Free family movies at O’Brien Park July – September
Bringing the oldies back to the days of the drive-in theater, and allowing us to share those fun times with our kids who have never heard of one, the Parker Chamber has created fun, free, outdoor movie in the park events that are a blast for everyone.
Chamber of Commerce picture show in Parker Colorado each summer in O’Brien Park. Show up early to get the best seats, bring your own food, blankets, chairs and snacks or support the various fundraisers each week by purchasing your popcorn, pop and candy for a freakishly inexpensive rate of a buck a piece. Yes, just $1.00 buys you any of the snacks and answer trivia questions and get chances to win T-shirts, fun giveaways by the sponsors and just bragging rights among your neighbors or siblings. Watch the calendar for dates and movie’s each year.
The best things in life really are free in Parker Colorado.
- Greater Castle Rock Art Guild
- Co-Art Gallery, Denver Arts District
- Blurb on-line Publishing
- Aurora Artists Guild
- The Society of Animal Artists
- Colorado Creative Industries
- Roxborough Arts Council
- Parker Arts
- Parker and Denver Metro Art and Entertainment Links
- Scientific & Cultural Facilities District
Denver Arts Centers
Denver Theatre Companies
Denver CO Special Events
- Denver Area Concerts Info
- Pepsi Center
- Red Rocks Amphitheater
- Fiddlers Green – Comfort Dental
- National Western Stock Show
- Cherry Creek Arts Festival
- Colorado Renaissance Festival
- A Taste of Colorado
- Larimer Square
- Comedy Works
Denver Museums, Special Attractions
- Denver Museum of Nature and Science
- Colorado History Museum
- Denver Art Museum
- Ocean Journey Aquarium
- Denver Zoological Gardens
- Denver Botanic Gardens
- Butterfly Pavilion
- Colorado Children’s Museum
- Denver Mint
- Tiny Town
Denver Colorado Music
- Colorado Symphony Orchestra
- Colorado Music Festival
- Colorado Children’s Chorale
- Chautauqua National Historic Landmark
Musical Friends in Colorado
Likely Story – A Local Parker Band that performs at various Colorado venues. A regular at Vino Al Bistro’s in S.E. Aurora.
Peggy Mann – Amazing Vocalist, she is available for weddings, private parties, large events. She performs regularly in Grand Lake Colorado. You can listen to Peggy’s music here.