Thank You for CELEBRATING With Us!

The sequel to last year’s box-office busting Minds Matter Colorado fundraiser was a huge success – Minds Matter CELEBRATE raised over $200,000 for our mission and students! We were so inspired by our students and their stories and enjoyed some big ticket fun throughout the evening!

We hope you all had as much fun at our premieres as we did.


What is Minds Matter CELEBRATE?

This is the 18th annual Minds Matter Colorado spring fundraiser -- the event formerly known as Casino Night. Every year, Minds Matter helps driven and determined high school students from low-income families succeed in college, create their future, and change the world.

Minds Matter CELEBRATE is one of the best ways to CELEBRATE our students’ successes as they head off to college, and support our ability to serve even more students, corner-to-corner across Colorado.

When and where is the 2022 Minds Matter CELEBRATE event?

The Denver premiere will take place on Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 6-11pm at Social Capitol Events center at 6543 Wadsworth Blvd in Arvada. Register HERE.

The Fort Collins premiere will take place on Friday, May 6th, 2022 from 6-8pm at Block One Events at 428 Linden St. Register HERE.

The Colorado Springs premiere will take place on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 from 6-8pm at Hillside Gardens & Event Center - 1006 S Institute St. Register HERE.

The worldwide (virtual) premiere will be available May 6th-8th, 2022 at Register HERE.

How can I participate in Minds Matter CELEBRATE this year?

In 2022, Minds Matter Colorado will become one of the first mentoring organizations in the state to serve students in Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, and Ft Collins. So to best serve our audience statewide, for the first time Minds Matter Colorado will be hosting events in multiple locations across Colorado! A Denver marquee-style premiere on Saturday, April 30th, and matinee-style premieres in Fort Collins on Friday, May 6th and Colorado Springs on Saturday, May 7th.

What is the dress code for the in-person event?

We know many of you are ready for a Hollywood premiere-style experience, so for our Denver premiere, we encourage your best cocktail (or fancier!) attire for the event. And a little throw-back glamour is appreciated – whether perfectly coiffed hair, long white gloves, a tux, or anything else to help you stand out on the red carpet!

Our Fort Collins and Colorado Springs events are more matinee than marquee, so come in dressy casual attire. If you dress like a movie star, though, don’t be surprised if we ask for your autograph!

Is this a fundraiser?

Yes! These events raise funds for the students and mission of Minds Matter Colorado, so all premieres will have an opportunity for you to support the cause financially or as a volunteer. But we also want you to have fun and leave inspired. So if that sounds like your type of night out, sign up to stroll the red carpet at the CELEBRATE Premiere of your choice!

Sponsorship Options

If you're interested in sponsoring the event, please reach out to