Optional Social Events

ITA & FUN – They Are Synonymous!


While planning your trip, please try to set aside some ”Personal Time” to enjoy one or more of the many things the Social Committee has planned or other things you might enjoy while in Denver.  Remember that each Social activity below has links to read more about the activity and/or location. 

Click here to email Social committee with any questions.

Most of the activities have an additional cost and the prices are shown in each section below.  Keep in mind that your standard registration fee includes all Meals, the Sunday Receptions, and Monday Night's Party Event! 

Sign Up is Easy

If you are ALREADY REGISTERED for the Collaborative:  Login to the ITA website, Go to My ITA, My Events, Beside 2022 Spring Collaborative, choose Add Session(s).

Click Here to REGISTER for the Spring Collaborative & to SIGN UP for these events.

GOLF - primary ITA Event

suNDAY,  April 24


9:00am Shotgun Start
Transportation leaves hotel 7:30am, return leaves Club at 1:30pm (45 min drive from hotel)

$160 - Includes Golf and Cart, Transportation and Grab-N-Go Meal
Advance ITA Registration Required As Noted Above - Capacity 24, No Waitlist

Rental Clubs - $75.  Email Steve Krueger if you want to rent clubs.



Saturday, april 23

Fossil Trace Golf Club 

12:00 pm Likely Starting Tee Time

$85 - Includes Golf, Cart and Range - Paid to Club day of

Email Steve Krueger to get on the list to play and for more information.




saturday,  april 23 - skiing / tubing

Echo Mountain

$34 for Tubing and $65 for full-day lift ticket with $42 for rentals
Mountain Opens 8am and closes 8pm
Transportation arranged later - Car Rentals or Uber Sharing if Small Group

Email Josh Gilstrap to get on the list to participate and for more information



SATURDAY evening,  APRIL 23 - "murder on a harley"




$115 - Includes Show, Dinner and Transportation.  Water & Tea included. Cash Bar Separate.
Advance ITA Registration is Required as Noted Above

Location is an 11-minute drive from hotel

Meet in Lobby at 5:15pm
Depart Hotel at 5:30pm
Show starts at 6:00pm
Return to Hotel at 8:00pm

For added fun .... Dress 1950's or in your Motorcycle Leathers!

1955: The RBMC, a motorcycle club rides into Hollister, California for the annual races. The residents are uneasy but mostly willing to put up with their visitors. But, trouble starts when the first prize is given in the hotly contested "Arden Van Sycle" Motorcycle Rally. As the judges wait for the picture to be developed to determine the photo finish, trouble begins when the winner is announced!  Follow the clues, solve the crime, be a hero in record time!



sunday, april 24 - denver walking food tour


$79 per person (gratuity for guide at your discretion)
Advance ITA Registration is Required as Noted Above

Meet in Lobby:  10:30 am
Start Time:  11:00 am
Duration: 3 hours

Transportation: Walking then use the 16th Street Mall Tram from Union Station back to the hotel.  Free Tram Link 

Inclusions and Exclusions: 
Includes set food tastings and private experienced local guides and all taxes, fees, and gratuities. Additional tastings, drink pairings or drinks ordered by guests during the tour will be their responsibility. 

Dietary Restrictions: 
Tastings are subject to change. Let us know ahead of time if you have dietary restrictions and we can ask the tour to try and accommodate.  Typically, the tour does not accommodate gluten-free, dairy-free or vegans. As tastings are pre-ordered and paid for, tour cannot accommodate last-minute dietary restrictions or dietary preferences.

Can the tours run in inclement weather? Yes tours run rain, snow or shine as all tastings are seated indoors.

Come see why Zagat ranked Denver the 4th Hottest Food City in America. Taste unique and delicious dishes from award-winning local restaurants and learn fun history about the Mile High City on this signature downtown Denver walking food tour. You will taste authentic Neapolitan pizza from the only pizzeria in Colorado certified by the AVPN in Italy, award-winning from-scratch Colorado green chile, fluffy baked empanadas from a family-owned shop, Southwestern fusion cuisine on the brand new Dairy Block, and a sweet treat inside the historic Union Station.

In between tastings, your local food tour guide will share stories about Denver’s history and architecture. From secret tunnels to world-famous bordellos, learn just how wild the west was in the city’s early days. You’ll also visit historic sites and city landmarks like the iconic Union Station, the brand new Dairy Block, the baseball stadium and Denver’s oldest hotel.




seasonal discoveries guided tour

$55 - Includes Visit to Gardens, Seasonal Discoveries Guided Tour and Transportation
Advance Registration is Required as Noted Above

Meet in Lobby at 9:15am
Depart Hotel at 9:30am
Tour is 10:00 - 11:00am
Explore Gardens and Lunch on your own for 1.5 hours
Depart for Hotel at 12:30pm

Denver Botanic Gardens is a living museum with more than 300,000 plants and the horticulturists that care for these plants have a wealth of knowledge about gardening in Colorado. Come enjoy the Gardens in the company of an expert. 



tuesday, april 26 – Fun Run

No Fee – Sign-Up Only
Meet in the Lobby at 5:45 am -  Run Departs at 6:00 am  

On Tuesday morning at 6:00 am, a group of ITAers will create their own 3-5 mile run that will tour nearby Denver sites.  




Click Here for other suggestions of things to do while in Denver!  Below are a few suggestions from our Committee.  Links for some in orange.

Cancellation / Substitution Policy
Cancellations will be honored up to 7 days prior to the event with no obligation. Substitutions within the same company will be honored. After 7 days, there will be no refunds. 

Waiver and Indemnification Policy

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