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The 1976 Denver Olympics?

With the Winter Olympics starting this week, it is a good time to revisit the wonderful 1976 Winter Olympics held here in Denver. Oh, wait, they were held in Innsbruck, Austria. But they were supposed to be held in Denver, until the voters in Colorado told the Olympics to “sod off”. In 197o the International […]

Ghost Tours Start Sunday!!!

BOO!!! It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling, and the spirits are rising all over Denver and Boulder. Banjo Billy’s legendary ghost tours start on Sunday. Come hear the stories that only Banjo Billy tells, which include things our customers and people who have worked in the buildings […]

Hail Colorado…No, Really, We Get a LOT of Hail!

On Monday, May 8th a vicious hail storm went through north Denver, denting cars, breaking windows and flooding streets. It even attacked out Denver bus Daisy, who had all of her rear light broken.  Hail as big as golf balls, and even baseballs was reported, which is ironic because the storm caused 3 Banjo Billy […]

Denver Open It’s Doors This Weekend

In days past, visitors to Denver would arrive by train at the beautiful Union Station in what we now call LODO. Today, visitors can also arrive via train, and train from Denver International Airport, at that same architectural beauty. This weekend, the Denver Architectural Foundation invites you to visit many of the great buildings in […]

4/20 is Coming Soon…and it’s not a big deal anymore!

To a certain group of people, 420, 4:20 and 4/20 have a special meaning. These people also tend to have Cheetos dust under their fingernails and tickets to a Grateful Dead tribute band concert. We thought we’d delve into the history of 420. The number 420 has become strongly associated with marijuana smoking. How did […]

Denver Boy Kyle Freeland To Start Rockies Home Opener

This Friday, the Colorado Rockies play their home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The weather is supposed to be beautiful for baseball, adding to the fun for the fans who will pack Coors Field to celebrate the hopefulness of a new season. And taking the mound for the Rockies on Friday will be 23 […]

Top Chef is Coming to Denver and Boulder

Colorado is known for skiing, outdoor sports, beautiful scenery, and now GREAT FOOD!! Season 15 of the Bravo show Top Chef will be shot this Spring in Boulder, Denver and Telluride. The shows producers were looking for a place with great scenery and an up and coming food scene. Our gorgeous state was the obvious […]

Banjo Billy is #1 in Denver

The rankings for 2017 are out at Denver A List, and Banjo Billy’s is rated the #1 TOUR OF DENVER!!! Thank you to the voters, and to our Denver crew of Julia, Colleen, Scott and John for doing such a great job on our tours!