The Denver Cruisers weekly Wednesday night ride fell on July 4 this year, giving cause to celebrate all things U-S-A with a theme from the South Park creators' movie, Team America: World Police. More photos from Denver Cruisers: America F Yeah.
Denver police Chief Robert White, Mayor Michael Hancock and the Rev. Milton Thomas bow their heads in prayer at the July 1, 2012, vigil for fallen Denver police officer Celena Hollis at City Park. More photos from the vigil, which brought politicians, law enforcement and residents together to celebrate her service and re-establish the site as a safe community center.
Heavy metal shows are not just the domain of testosterone-fueled bros looking to get their headbang on, as proven at the July 8, 2012, Mayhem Festival at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre. See more Women that Rock at the Mayhem Festival.
The 2012 Highland Running of the Bulls went down this month, with horn-helmeted Rocky Mountain Roller Girls wielding pool noodles and waffle-ball bats chasing runners through the streets.
The annual July 3 fireworks show at Civic Center Park in Denver again went down beneath clear skies, with lots of American-flag apparel and a few libations at the mostly family friendly, incredibly popular, community event.
A party set for a caffeinated teenager -- or anyone who wanted to act like one: the Warehouse Party 3.0 went down on Saturday, July 7, 2012, in yes, a warehouse, on Newport Street in Commerce City.
The New Belgium Urban Assault Ride bicycle scavenger hunt again took place on the streets of Denver on Sunday, July 21, 2012 with competitors who raced Big Wheels and BMX bikes along the route.
Denver SlutWalk, which began in 2011, "aims to to provide a safe space for survivors and allies to come together to voice their collective anger, share stories, build a community, and become empowered to continue to change the conversation around sexual assault (locally and globally) from blaming and shaming victims to holding assaulters accountable," according to its website.
Airistotle -- a.k.a. Matt Burns of New York City -- won the the U.S. Air Guitar Championships on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Bluebird Theater and is now Finland-bound for the global championships. This year was the first year Denver hosted the finals, after hosting a regional event last year. See more photos of people rocking out at the U.S. Air Guitar Championships.
Cosplayers took their costumes to the next level at San Diego Comic-Con 2012
with interpretations and execution of shows, movies and comics like
Brave, The Walking Dead, Ghost Rider, Adventure Time, Harry Potter and
Beetlejuice. See more cosplay on display at San Diego Comic-Con 2012.