FREE MALLRIDE SERVICE WILL BE REROUTED FOR SUMMER EVENTS

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Meet in the Street

Meet in the Street is a series of vibrant summer festivals featuring live music, extended restaurant patios, and local shopping on the 16th Street Mall. Festivities will be held over four summer weekends on the following dates as Downtown Denver Partnership safely welcomes people back to the city center:

  • May 29-31
  • July 3-5
  • August 7-8
  • September 4-6
Taste of Colorado

The decades old tradition is transforming in 2021 as a festival throughout the streets of Downtown Denver over Labor Day Weekend, September 4-6, 2021. The festival will be an authentic and spirited union of sights, sounds, tastes, and color as we celebrate together. The Downtown Denver Partnership is thrilled to be bringing back Taste of Colorado in 2021 because it's more than a festival, it's in our nature!

RTD Will Provide Alternative Mall Service During Meet in the Street Events

RTD is proud to sponsor and support Meet in the Street and Taste of Colorado. As the 16th Street Mall will be closed to all vehicle traffic during the festivities, RTD’s Free MallRide service will not operate during the events.

Free MetroRide buses will be operating along 15th and 17th Streets between Union Station and Civic Center Station to support the events and ensure customers have a safe, easy, and free connection.

Look for the green Free MetroRide buses at RTD bus stops along 15th Street (to Union Station) and 17th Street (to Civic Center Station) and hop on at no cost! Below is a map of where Free MetroRide buses will operate to support the events during the closure of the 16th Street Mall.

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