Things to Do

Today: Oyster Week kicks off at Jax Fish House Denver

Jax Fish House in Boulder, at 928 Pearl Street, celebrated the culmination of Oyster Week yesterday with the annual Oyster Eating Contest.

If you missed the Boulder oyster festivities -- or just haven't gotten enough of the mollusks to satiate your palate -- then you're in luck, because Jax Fish House in Denver, at 1539 17th Street, will kick off its Oyster Week with numerous specials today.

Highlights include twelve oysters for $12, twelve cents from every oyster eaten donated to EFAA, drink specials, an oyster-eating contest on Sunday, March 14, and much more. For details, call 303-292-5767 or visit

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
Contact: Amber Taufen