The Mile High City will celebrate its vibrant arts and culture scene with hundreds of events during Denver Arts Week, November 4-12. Explore vibrant art districts, check out museums, enjoy performing arts, hobnob at film and literary events and even create some art of your own.

Start the celebration on November 4 at First Friday with a VIP Art Tour in the River North Art District, take advantage of Tennyson Street Cultural District’s $52.80 art sale or submit your own art with Santa Fe’s “To Denver With Love” art contest. See more First Friday events here.

On Saturday, the FREE Night at the Museums will give you the opportunity to check out a museum you’ve been meaning to visit or revisit an old favorite. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Art Museum, History Colorado Center, Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab, Forney Museum of Transportation and Denver Firefighters Museum are among the many participating. Venues around town are open late, from 5 to 10 pm, during FREE Night at the Museums.

Speaking of free, on select days during Denver Art Week, get free admission to some of the city’s most sought after attractions like the Denver Zoo (Nov. 4 & 7), Denver Art Museum (Nov. 5) and Denver Botanic Gardens (Nov. 11 & 12).

The Denver Film Festival coincides with Denver Arts Week, running from November 2-13. It features more than 250 films from blockbusters to documentaries to shorts. Regular screenings take place at the Sie FilmCenter and UA Denver Pavilions Stadium 15.

Whatever you’re interested in, you’re certain to find something entertaining during Arts Week. Click here for a complete schedule of activities and events.