There’s More to February Than Valentine’s Day


February may be known for chocolate, romance and couples-centric activities. But Valentine’s Day aside, our clients prove that there’s a whole host of special celebrations – from National Margarita Day to several restaurant openings – to love on all month long! 

February 1–28 

Feeling cold? Slater’s 50/50 Denver has just the thing to heat you up: The 50-Alarm Burger, rubbed with ghost chile powder and topped with ghost chile jack cheese, grilled jalapeños, habanero-bacon spread and a sunny-side up egg on a brioche bun with spicy fried peppers. If you’re up for the challenge, sign the waiver and see if you can take the heat. If you’re in the mood for something sweet (or need to cool off those taste buds), sip on Slater’s Chocolate Covered Strawberry Milkshake. Made with chocolate and strawberry ice cream, the shake has a heart candy covered rim and is topped with whipped cream, a chocolate covered strawberry and sprinkles, perfect for indulging on your own or sharing between two. 

This month, Stanley Beer Hall joins the celebration of Stanley Marketplace’s fifth anniversary with $5 glasses of select beers, wines and cocktails from its robust collection of 50+ pour-it-yourself taps. Pair any with the restaurant’s menu of elevated comfort foods on their 4,000 sq. ft. heated patio for the ultimate celebration. 

In honor of National Margarita Day, Kachina Cantina is launching a margarita flight, available from the start of the month. The permanent flight features the classic Kachina Margarita aside the flavorful Blood Orange Margarita and the refreshing Jalapeño Cucumber Margarita for $15. Also starting this month, the restaurant will will offer a featured monthly tequila flight, featuring three unique tequilas plus a recommended taco pairing for just $15.  February’s flight showcases Blanco Tequilas including La Hora Azul, Surety Blanco and Avion Silver. Try their recommended pairing or create one of your own tasty concoctions. 

February marks the launch of Poka Lola’s newest monthly promotion: Featured Bartender of the Month. Each month, Poka Lola Social Club will be featuring a talented bartender and their favorite handcrafted cocktail. In the month of February, Poka Lola is featuring bar manager and cocktail extraordinaire, Ryan Williams. Ryan’s cocktail of the month is aptly named “Mostly Pink” with Vodka and Soursop topped with fluffy Pink Cotton Candy for just $13. 

February 9 

Water Grill, LoDo’s newest seafood destination, opens its doors at 1691 Market Street. Family-owned and operated by King’s Seafood Company of Costa Mesa, Calif., Water Grill provides an elevated setting for a seasonally driven dining experience. Striving to operate as a good steward of the ocean, Water Grill offers first-of-season seafood and a broad selection of finfish, lobsters, crabs, oysters and shellfish – all sourced from King’s Seafood Distribution, its proprietary center for fish mongering and filleting. Water Grill operates a robust saltwater tank program featuring California Spiny Lobsters and Barents Sea King Crabs, and a menu that changes multiple times per day based on the freshest available product. With a luxurious yet approachable atmosphere, the space is furnished with a copper bar top, large operable windows and a raw bar that is both design fixture and functional.  

1920s speakeasy meets jazz club at Five Nines, located inside Cherry Creek’s Clayton Members Club & Hotel. Open to the public as well as members and hotel guests, Five Nines is an immersive craft cocktail bar serving a selection of drinks curated to be as playful as they are elegant. Cocktails are complemented by a worldy menu of shareable bar bites and pops of promiscuity in the form of multiple nightly movement-based performances. The three-part cocktail menu – featuring more than 18 options – is a nod to the manipulation of precious metals, ranging from approachable to experimental. Fare includes crowd-pleasing nibbles such as a lobster corn dog and disco tots with shaved prime rib, gravy and cheese curds. Truly unlike anything else in the city, surprise and delight entertainment vignettes appear hourly throughout the evening from the space’s intimate stage – from burlesque to contortionism – executed in partnership with Hard Candy Dancers, a Denver-based aerial troupe and dance ensemble.   

 February 1016 

While you can always find a unique rotating pancake of the week at Snooze Eatery, February features some extra special flavors in honor of Valentine’s Day. For the week of February 10-16, treat your sweetheart to Snooze’s decadent Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Pancakes — brownie pancakes chock-full of chocolate chips topped with strawberry coulis, fresh strawberries, and whipped mascarpone. 

February 1319 

Do you believe in the Yeti? Stanley Beer Hall is partnering with Great Divide Brewing Co. for Yeti Awareness Week at the Beer Hall, located at the southwest corner of the Stanley Marketplace in Aurora. Enjoy a special lineup of Great Divide brews accompanied by beer-infused dishes and sweets. Plus, word on the street is the elusive Yeti may make a special appearance Feb. 19. 

February 16 

Join Noble Riot for their Sherry Masterclass to learn more about the complex and interesting wine category. To help class goers fall in love with this unique spirit and guide them through four unique examples, Noble Riot is joined by wine pro and sherry authority, Jennefer Alderton. Two sessions are available on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Tickets are $49 per person and available for purchase here. 

Catch the Denver Nuggets face the Golden State Warriors at 8 p.m. at Rhein Haus. Mascot Rocky will be hanging out at the Haus, too, and guests can enjoy swag giveaways, a Nuggets ticket giveaway and a photo booth – all alongside German eats and lagers. more information or reservations, visit rheinhausdenver.com. 

February 24–28 

In celebration of Pancake Day on March 1, Snooze Eatery launches Pancake Day festivities on February 24th with two longtime Snooze favorite flavors: Churro Pancakes & Peach Cobbler Pancakes. Visit snoozeeatery.com for more information or for a reservation.  

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