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Shifting Outlines: A Collaboration Between Artists

Date:
Jun 13, 2019 to Jun 22, 2019
Schedule:
Exhibition opens June 13 at 5-9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-996-9024

Attend an exhibit featuring artwork made by members of The Gathering Place, Denver’s only daytime shelter for women, children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty.

Velorama Colorado

Date:
Aug 11, 2017 to Aug 13, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-801-3341

Watch as participants in the Colorado classic race through the River North Art Distric. After the races, enjoy music from Wilco, Saint Motel, Death Cab for Cutie, and more. Visit website for more information and for ticket availability.

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

Date:
Jun 20, 2019
Cost:
Varies by location
Phone:
913-599-0300

Teach your child about water safety during this global event taking place at approximately 600 host locations in 25 countries, including several in Colorado. Visit the website to find more locations near you and get details on time, age ranges, and cost.

Monster Jam: Triple Threat Series

Date:
Feb 09, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018
Cost:
$15-$50
Phone:
303-405-1100

See world-class Monster Jam vehicles and athletes go head-to-head in seven different competitions driving three different vehicles: Monster Jam trucks, Monster Jam Speedsters, and Monster Jam ATVs.

Rodeo All-Star

Date:
Apr 12, 2019 to Apr 13, 2019
Schedule:
Schedule varies depending on event
Cost:
$25 and up
Phone:
866-464-2626

See three professional rodeo performances that include bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, and mutton bustin'. Hear Chase Bryant in concert and enjoy a special lunch with rodeo champions.

Kids Consignment Sale by MOMS

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Admission is $2
Phone:
720-733-6900

Attend the sale hosted by Mothers of Multiples Society. Shop clothing and items for babies and kids at 50-90 percent off retail.

Doors Open Denver

Date:
Sep 21, 2019 to Sep 22, 2019
Cost:
Free with $12 for guided tours
Phone:

Get to know Denver in a new way, through its architecture. Visit more than 60 unique spaces you might not ordinarily get to explore, plus Insider Tours. The event occurs at various locations around Denver; visit the website for details.

Lakewood Kids Clothing Swap

Date:
Nov 12, 2017 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-987-5400

Bring in your kids' old clothes (in good condition, no rips or stains please) and swap them out for some new(ish) clothes for their growing selves. Clothes for ages range from newborn through 16 years. $2 entry fee which will be donated to the Link Rec Center's fund to help kids afford programs through the…

Denver Daughters Dance

Date:
May 11, 2019 6 - 8pm
Cost:
$55 for parent and first daughter, $15 additional daughters
Phone:
303-507-9904

Enjoy an evening of dancing, desserts, and Disney princesses for daughters and their escorts, be they a parent, grandparent, aunt, or uncle.

17th Annual Stuff for Students – School Supply Drive

Date:
Aug 01, 2018 to Aug 29, 2018
Cost:
Donated items.
Phone:
303-232-2200

Help provide school supplies to Colorado students. Help fill a car, truck or SUV in each of the showrooms with essential school supplies. “Stuff for Students” collection bins will be featured at Larry H. Miller locations in Denver, Aurora, Centennial, Lakewood, Highlands Ranch, Thornton, Federal Heights and Boulder. In addition, monetary contributions can be made…

Arvada Car Care Fest and Free Car Show

Date:
Sep 21, 2019 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Get free car advice, services, child car seat inspection info, coupons, and giveaways. Plus see more than 250 cars on show and enjoy live entertainment including a bouncy castle and balloon artists.

2019 Denver Preschool Showcase

Date:
Jan 12, 2019 9am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-287-5055 ext. 180

Learn about preschool programs and resources throughout Denver. The event will feature free food, family-friendly activities, photo ops with minions, and admission to the Denver Zoo.

$3 Admission for Pools

Date:
May 25, 2019 to Jun 01, 2019
Schedule:
Times and dates vary per location; see Foothills website for details
Cost:
$3
Phone:
303-409-2333

Celebrate summer with the opening of Foothills Park & Recreation District’s four outdoor pool locations and get special $3 admission offered on opening day.

Munchkin Market of Woodland Park

Date:
Oct 04, 2018 to Oct 06, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
719-687-9444

Attend the semi-annual sale with items including clothing, baby gear, toys, and bedding.

Family Bike Party

Date:
Jun 27, 2019 4 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Celebrate Bike to Work Day with a raffle, discounts, live music, balloon art, and an REI bike mechanic.

The Prego Expo Denver

Date:
Jun 03, 2018 11:30am - 4pm
Cost:
$15 online, $18 at the door, $65 VIP online (limited quantity)
Phone:
407-960-2933

Attend the biggest maternity event of the year, bringing together the best in local boutiques, pediatricians, doulas, and more. Talk to experts about birthing plans, parenting techniques, registry must-haves, and personal health. Age 12 and under get in free.

UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Finals & Barbegazi Winter Festival

Date:
Feb 22, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 22 5-8pm, Feb. 23 8am-8pm, Feb. 24 8am-8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-384-0110

See nearly 70 elite athletes from 18 countries compete for glory on jaw-dropping, 50-feet-tall walls of sheer ice in two events: Speed and Lead. In addition, enjoy BARBEGAZI, which means “frozen beard,” a new festival that includes axe throwing, a huge ice maze, a fat biking course, food trucks, and music by local band Dragondeer.

Downtown Boulder Fall Fest

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-449-3774

5-10pm Sept. 15; 10am-9pm Sept. 16; 10am-5pm Sept. 17. Attend the 30th year of an autumn festival featuring food, music, a children’s carnival and artisan goods from Firefly Handmade Market. All ages.

Spring Craft Bazaar

Date:
Mar 23, 2019 9am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-2500

Shop from over 125 commercial and handcrafted vendors. This marketplace includes original art and specialty food.

Snowmass Rodeo

Date:
Jul 03, 2019 to Aug 28, 2019
Schedule:
Wed, 5-9pm
Cost:
$20 adults, $25 VIP adults, $10 children, $15 VIP children, free for children 11 and under
Phone:
970-923-8898

Attend the longest running rodeo in Colorado featuring mechanical bull rides, petting zoo, and a saloon.

Denver Travel & Adventure Show

Date:
Mar 24, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$11 age 17 and up for single-day ticket, $18 for two-day ticket, free age 16 and under
Phone:
303-623-7876

Explore endless vacation options through more than 150 destinations around the globe. Meet travel celebrities Rick Steves and Phil Keoghan. Enjoy cooking demonstrations and cultural performances. Kids will enjoy camel rides and SCUBA lessons in the dive pool.

Fall Family Pumpkin Festival 2017

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-690-4722

October 7 & 8, 14 & 15 and 21 & 22. 10am-4pm. Attend weekend activities including pumpkin decorating, and, an inflatable obstacle course. Some activities require tickets but admission and stage shows are free.

Poolside Playdates

Date:
Aug 11, 2019 10am - noon
Cost:
$18 per family
Phone:
303-316-6332

Meet up with young families at the Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center for snacks, bubbles, chalk, and pool time at the JCC outdoor baby pool. Age 6 months-3 years and their parent or caregiver. Registration is required.

Aspen Academy AEI Student Entrepreneurial Expo

Date:
Jan 25, 2019 9:30 - 11:30am
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-364-3500

See a showcase of products created by individuals or classes for students from Kindergarten to 7th Grade. Products will be available for sale (cash only). Products available for purchase include inspirational key chains, journals, STEAM activity kits, origami kits, paracord bracelets, and more. Age 5 and up.

Strolling Thunder Colorado

Date:
Sep 21, 2019 9:30 - 11:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-620-4547

Join other Colorado parents to connect with legislators and remind them to #ThinkBabies when making policy decisions. Pregnant people and families with babies and toddlers will gather to remind legislators that early experiences shape how a baby's brain develops, laying the foundation for a lifetime of learning, positive behavior, and good health.

Boulder Creek Festival Kids’ Place

Date:
May 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Schedule:
Sat-Sun, 10am-7pm; Mon, 11am-5pm, during Boulder Creek Festival hours
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-442-4557

Drop in to find activities, services, and products of interest to children and families. Staff from the Colorado Mountain Ranch Children’s Summer Camp offer an introduction to the Mountain Day Camp Programs, a chance to meet staff members, and a leather stamping activity.

Colorado Garden & Home Show

Date:
Feb 09, 2019 to Feb 17, 2019
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$12 adults, $10 seniors. 2-for-1 pricing is available on certain days
Phone:
303-623-7876

Find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening, and home improvement. Stroll through more than an acre of professionally landscaped gardens. Visit with the region’s gardening gurus and home improvement experts about the best ways to move your home and garden projects forward.

Aurora Veterans Salute

Date:
Nov 07, 2018 9:30am - 1:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-739-7170

Pay homage to veterans with a special event that starts with a sponsor social at 9:30am, followed by a formal luncheon and program at 11:30am. Age 18 and up.

Family Play Festival

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-441-3100

Drop in and play, sing, read, write and talk at activity stations throughout the library. Families with young children (birth to age 5) enjoy interactive early literacy activities and take home crafts and great prizes as well as new ideas for family fun. Each station includes special activities for babies.

Rocky Mountain Air and Ground Festival

Date:
Aug 04, 2018 9am - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-271-4850

See aerial aerobatic acts and fly-bys. The grounds of the airport will be filled with unique and interesting aircrafts and automobiles for the public’s viewing pleasure.

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
720-865-3500

Celebrate the Day of the Dead, a tribute to the memory of family and friends who have passed away. The event includes outdoor live art demonstrations and performances, face painting, and a mercado with local art, jewelry, apparel, and prints. Día de los Muertos costumes are encouraged.

Munchkin Market Semi-Annual Consignment Sale

Date:
Apr 26, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
719-748-1068

Shop for gently-used children’s items including clothing, shoes, strollers, car seats, high chairs, cribs, outdoor play equipment, and toys. A portion of the proceeds from the sale help fund the MOPS program in Woodland Park.

Woofstock

Date:
Sep 29, 2019 1 - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-526-0616

Enjoy activities for the entire family, including music, a dog costume parade, a pet psychic, and Bryce Jackman’s “Dog Days of Summer” show. MVCC’s Overlook Grill will offer snacks and drink specials throughout the afternoon.

Car Seat Safety Event by MOMS

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-791-7323

Meet one-on-one with a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to ensure that your child is safe. Parents or caretakers.

Kids Consignment Sale by MOMS

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Shop for thousands of gently used baby and children's items; including clothes, toys, books and more. Admission is $2 or free by visiting the website.

Computer/Electronics Recycle and Paper Shred

Date:
Sep 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-791-2500

Safely and securely shred your sensitive and confidential papers. Limit of 3 small bags or boxes. Additional small bags or small boxes are $5 each. Properly and safely dispose of old electronic components. TVs-$50 each up to 42” accepted on site.

Fall Festival

Date:
Oct 28, 2018 3:30 - 5:30pm
Cost:
$7 residents, $9 nonresidents
Phone:
303-665-0469

Celebrate the season with a bounce house, annual pumpkin race, and other activities. Awards will be given for the window painting and pumpkin decorating contests. Reservations required through the recreation center.

Colorado Breastival

Date:
Aug 03, 2019 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Be part of the largest family fest supporting breastfeeding in Denver. It will be a day of activities, vendors, food trucks, and celebrations of babies and families.

Frank’s Ride for Children 2019 Poker Run

Date:
Jun 08, 2019 8am
Cost:
$5 donation for breakfast, $20 donation for the ride
Phone:

Attend the 33rd anniversary run through Northern Colorado, beginning in Longmont and ending at Anderson Farms. There'll be live entertainment, silent auction, free giveaways, and a barbecue pig roast. Proceeds go to Make-A-Wish Colorado.

Brunch and Tumble

Date:
Jul 21, 2019 10am - noon
Cost:
$18 per family
Phone:
303-316-6332

Enjoy brunch with bagels and mimosas while the little ones entertain themselves on tumbling equipment. Age 3 and under. Registration is required.

Fireside Shabbat

Date:
May 31, 2019 to Sep 27, 2019
Schedule:
Most Fri, 9:45-10:45am. Check website for excluded dates
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-998-1900

Drop in to explore stories based on the Jewish calendar, sing, eat challah, and do an occasional craft. Age 5 and under.

The Big Bounce America: Denver

Date:
May 25, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Cost:
$10 and up
Phone:

Enjoy the world's biggest bounce house. The candy-colored inflatable castle is 10,000 square feet of fun. There are various "zones," each with a theme and its own activity-based entertainment including an inflatable obstacle race, inflatable forest, trucks, and boats. A DJ will host games and competitions while spinning tunes. For safety reasons, sessions are divided…

2018 Douglas County Summer Camp & Activities Fair

Date:
Apr 08, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-209-5716

Meet face-to-face with more than 40 camps and summer activities in and around Douglas County. Registered attendees will be entered to win a $200 gift certificate for the participating camp/activity of their choice. Bring a school supply donation for DCSD's annual county-wide Lend a Hand School Supply Drive and receive a special treat. Museum admission…

Taste of Highlands

Date:
Sep 19, 2019 5 - 9pm
Cost:
$30-$60 age 11 and up, free age 10 and under
Phone:
303-909-9574

Stroll booths offering diverse cuisine from Northwest Denver's best restaurants. Listen and enjoy dancing to live music from local band, Woodshed Red. The family-friendly event also features two dessert food trucks.

Boulder Mountain Handmade

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-442-5003

A family-friendly community art and bake market with 50+ artisans in a festival market setting, with free kids (and adults) make-and-take crafts, Boulder's best bake sale, live performances and fire truck tours. Elks Lodge is accessible and has lots of free parking. This sale raises funds for Boulder Mountain Fire, serving mountain communities and North…

Teen Nerd Prom

Date:
Aug 25, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
970-221-6740

Kick off the Fort Collins Comic Con weekend with the fun Teen Nerd Prom. There will be a DJ, video gaming room, and more. Ages 12-18.

Easter Bunny Visits

Date:
Apr 13, 2019 to Apr 20, 2019
Schedule:
April 13 and 20
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Take your own photos with the Easter Bunny in a spring setting on The Orchard entertainment stage. Every child will receive bunny ears and an activity book, and families will receive a bag full of goodies and coupons.

Amazon 4-star Store Event

Date:
Aug 24, 2019 to Aug 25, 2019
Schedule:
Sat, Aug. 24, 10am-2pm; Sun, Aug. 25, 11am-3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-792-2533

Amazon 4-star Park Meadows is hosting an in-store event to help families find everything needed for the new school year. Shop for back-to-school essentials while participating in fun activities including free snacks, samples, and giveaways. Kids can post their goals for the upcoming school year at the “I Will Wall."

Just Between Friends Douglas County

Date:
Sep 20, 2017 to Sep 24, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-255-1523

Hours vary by date. Visit website for details. Attend a community event where families can sell the things their children are no long using and buy what they need at 50-90% off retail. Shop for clothing, shoes, toys, books, gear, furniture and more. Bring this in for $5 OFF our Half Price day. Information and…

Boulder County Kids Sale

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-494-7748

Purchase gently used and lovingly preowned children's gear and clothing, hosted by Boulder County Parents of Twins and More (BCPTM), also known as the "Twin Sale."

Girl Scout Craft Fair

Date:
Nov 10, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-275-5910

Support Denver-area Girl Scout troops at the 2nd annual Craft Fair. There will be handmade crafts and baked goods made by Girl Scouts. All proceeds benefit local Girl Scout troops.

Fittest Gym Challenge Family Obstacle Course

Date:
Oct 07, 2018 9am - 4pm
Cost:
See website for details and discounts
Phone:
303-791-0430

Conquer the obstacle course as a family and compete with your favorite gym buddies for the title of Fittest Gym in Colorado. Visit the website for the different types of events and age ranges. There will be prizes and awards.

Snow Ball

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 6:30pm - 9pm
Cost:
$25 adult, $20 first child, $10 additional child
Phone:
303-466-5685

Enjoy an evening of dancing, games, desserts, and a hot cocoa bar with a special someone.

Saturdays with Santa in Arvada’s Olde Town Square

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 to Dec 16, 2017
Schedule:
Dec. 2, 9 and 16, noon to 3 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-898-3380

See Santa for picture opportunities plus horse drawn carriage rides, and holiday entertainment. Bring your own cameras for free Santa pictures. Free hot chocolate and cider. There is a charge for holiday treats and carriage rides. Canned food donations will be accepted.

YWCA Boulder County Dash and Bash

Date:
Sep 29, 2019 8am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-718-3373

Be part of a fun, family-friendly 5K and 10K walk or run and a 1-mile kids dash followed by a rally and multicultural festival. The event gathers the community to rally together around society’s most pressing issues by supporting YWCA’s programs.

Daddy Daughter Valentine Ball

Date:
Feb 09, 2019 6:30 - 8:30pm
Cost:
$50 for a couple
Phone:
303-409-2312

Enjoy an evening filled with dancing, games, and refreshments. Ages 3-14 and their dads, grandpas, stepdads, or uncles.

Colorado Irish Festival

Date:
Jul 12, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Schedule:
July 12, 5-9pm; July 13, 10am-9pm; July 14, 10am-7pm
Cost:
Free-$15
Phone:

See kilts, bagpipes, Irish step dancing, and live music.

Winter’s Glow

Date:
Feb 07, 2018 6 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-797-1779

Experience fire dancers, ice sculptures, inflatable sculptures, and interactive light display, s'mores, and hot chocolate.

Staged Reading

Date:
Jun 30, 2018 5:30pm
Cost:
$10 available online
Phone:
720-865-4200

Hear a reading of Catherine Wiley’s Sheltered and a conversation about women and homelessness. The moderated group discussion on next steps will be led by Dr. Esther Sullivan.

BolderBoulder

Date:
May 27, 2019 6am - 12:30pm
Cost:
$43-$103
Phone:
303-444-7223

Race, run, jog, or walk through the streets of Boulder, finishing in Folsom Field, for a Memorial Day Celebration. Registration required. Visit website for course map.

Cross Pollinations

Date:
Mar 09, 2018 8 - 10pm
Cost:
$14 members, $16 nonmembers in advance or $18 at the door
Phone:

See a collaboration between artists in different fields. Musicians pair with a playwright, a dancer, a visual artist, and a spoken-word artist. After 12 hours, each duo presents a live original work grown from their interaction.

Criterium and Brewfest

Date:
Jun 09, 2019 9am - 6pm
Cost:
Free admission. Cost for some activities
Phone:

Attend a family-friendly event that includes a bike race, community fun ride, local beers, food trucks, a kids' zone, and an outdoors expo.

The Super Run 5K-Denver

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
856-777-8737

Attend a national series of 5K running events with a superhero theme to help raise funds and awareness for a cause. Volunteer opportunities available; go online for details.

Charity Car Show

Date:
Jul 07, 2019 Noon - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-468-5780

See amazing cars and enjoy food, prizes, and entertainment. The event benefits the Carriage House Early Learning Center.

Castle Rock Oktoberfest

Date:
Sep 28, 2019 1 - 9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-688-7488

Enjoy bounce houses, face painters, balloon artists, live music, extreme pumpkin carving, a cornhole tournament, food trucks, and a variety of Colorado breweries.

Sunday Pool Party

Date:
Jun 03, 2018 Noon - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-399-2660

Swim at the JCC Denver pool. Special activities are planned throughout the day including pool fitness classes and family-friendly pool activities. This event is open to the public.

Ballet in the Park

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 7 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443-0028

Enjoy a concert featuring ballet in classical and contemporary styles, with excerpts from the Boulder Ballet’s season. Get there early and bring a picnic. All ages.

Petite Parade & Alley Party

Date:
Mar 03, 2019 11am
Cost:
Individuals and families can enter the parade for free. Denver businesses can register a float for $50
Phone:

Be there for this inaugural event. Sign up and build your own creative float starting with a shoebox base. The parade will travel around Dairy Block led by Denver’s Tivoli Brass Band, and Mike & Kiki of the Handsome Little Devils. The parade will be followed by a free Dairy Block Alley Party featuring live…

Denver and Intermountain Interurban CAR NO. 25 Open House

Date:
Aug 05, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-987-7850

See and ride the beautifully restored car in person during this annual free open house. Car No. 25 was built by Denver's own Woeber Carriage Company and placed into service on February 17, 1911. It was one of seven cars that provided passenger service on the Denver & Intermountain Interurban's 13-mile Denver-Lakewood-Golden line from 1911-1950.

Maize in the City

Date:
Sep 29, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

Make your way through a 20-acre maze. Engage, using a smart phone trivia game that provides directions with every correct answer. There is a mini-maze for younger children. Other activities include u-pick-it pumpkin field, a petting zoo, pony rides and train ride. $12 adult, $9 ages 5-12, free age 4 and under. Senior Day: Every…

Dance is for Every Body! Showcases

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 to Nov 04, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 3, 11am-5pm, Nov. 4, 1-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-441-4391

See individual performers and groups in finished dances, works-in-progress, and mini-classes, in 5 to 15 minute time slots. Drop in for a short time or stay for the duration; acts perform continuously. All ages. Sponsored by City of Boulder Office of Arts + Culture and the Boulder Public Library.

Friday Night Family Fun

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019
Schedule:
Fri, 6-8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Take the family for events with weekly themes. Some nights the audience may be part of the show and some nights, just sit back and enjoy the entertainment.

Adam’s Camp Hoops for Hope

Date:
Mar 18, 2018 1 - 4pm
Cost:
$8 in advance (available online or at Adam’s Camp, Partners in Pediatrics offices, or Peak Athletics), $25 for 4-pack, $10 at the door, free age 3 and under
Phone:
303-563-8290

Join Adam’s Camp campers with special needs plus local celebrities, former professional and collegiate athletes, and the providers from Partners in Pediatrics for a unique game of basketball. In addition to the game, there will be mascots from Colorado’s sports teams, face-painting, and a silent auction.

Handweavers Guild of Boulder Show and Sale

Date:
Oct 31, 2018 to Nov 04, 2018
Schedule:
Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 10am-3pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-926-1512

See demonstrations and purchase handmade works from weavers, knitters, bead artists, quilters, spinners, felters, and basket makers.

Can-Am Ryker Ride Show

Date:
Jun 14, 2019 to Jun 16, 2019
Schedule:
Fri, 5-9pm; Sat 11:30am-9pm; Sun 10am-5pm
Cost:
Free with registration
Phone:
774-279-7840

See the all-new three-wheel motorcycle and what it's like to ride it on a one-of-a-kind course. There will also be a DJ, lounge, food truck area, and live street artist.

Free Children’s Clothing Swap

Date:
Mar 09, 2018 to Mar 10, 2018
Schedule:
Drop off outgrown clothes at Heritage UMC Fri, March 9 between 5-7pm. Return to select “new” clothing to meet your needs on Sat, March 10 from 9-10:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-979-8374

Exchange clean, gently-used children's clothing for donated clothing from other families.

KidX: Bestie Bash

Date:
Feb 02, 2019 1 - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-344-9764

Get ready for a blast from the past with classic Valentines, friendship bracelets, best friend necklaces and more crafts and entertainment. Sign kids up to be a KidX Club Member to participate.

EduTalks: The Art of Negotiation

Date:
Oct 10, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-315-9444

Join CU South Denver for a stimulating conversation over a delicious lunch prepared by a world-class culinary team. Geared towards professionals. $55.

Citizens for the River

Date:
Jun 22, 2019 Noon - 9pm
Cost:
Free admission but Kids Zone activity bracelets are $5 per child or $12 per family
Phone:

Enjoy a unique river festival that includes a River Rodeo of makeshift boats and costumed crews braving the small waves at Confluence Park; a Kids Zone with a climbing wall, stand up paddleboard demos, and a mini-slacklining course; and live music, vendors, and food.

Make-A-Wish Colorado Bingo Night

Date:
Apr 13, 2019 5:30 - 9pm
Cost:
$7 suggested donation/bingo card
Phone:
719-337-8890

Join hundreds of community members for an evening of fun with games, raffles, a silent auction, and a celebration for wish kid Shae, who is about to embark on her wish to go on a Disney Cruise.

Rocky Mountain Stamp Show

Date:
May 24, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Cost:
$2 per day, $5 for 3-day pass. Free for youth when accompanied by adult
Phone:

See displays, meet dealers, and participate in a free collection evaluation service and youth stamp camp.

Screen Free Week

Date:
Apr 30, 2018 to May 06, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-665-0469

Encourage physical activity and time with friends during Lafayette’s Screen Free Week. Register by April 27 and receive a free pass to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center for the week of April 30-May 6. Turn in a completed activity log to receive a free book from the Lafayette Public Library. Reservations required.

BoCo High School Fair

Date:
Oct 04, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-527-4931

Learn about more than 70 Boulder County public, private and boarding schools to help narrow down your options. Open to all Boulder County middle school students.

Alphabet Rockers Workshop for Adults

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 9 - 10:30am
Cost:
Admission is free but a $10 donation is welcome
Phone:
720-990-6743

Learn how to talk to your kids, and each other, about difficult subjects. The Brave Coalition and the Grammy-nominated Alphabet Rockers join together for a 90-minute workshop for educators, parents, and caregivers. The Bay Area-based Alphabet Rockers is a preeminent group of children's music artists who use hip-hop to focus on social change and racial…

Enchanted Princess Tea Party

Date:
May 04, 2019
Schedule:
10am-noon and 1-3pm
Cost:
$50-$60
Phone:

Attend the 3rd annual princess event that includes photos, interactions, beverages, and dessert in an elegant setting. A limited number of tickets are available and can be purchased online.

Colorado Fall Home Show

Date:
Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 22, 2019
Schedule:
Sept. 20-21, 10am-7pm; Sept. 22, 10am-5pm
Cost:
$10 adults, $8 seniors, free age 12 and under
Phone:
303-623-7876

See more than 250 exhibitors well versed in home renovation, remodeling, and sustainable living. Many will have tips, tools, and ideas on how to best winterize your home.

Fall Craft Show

Date:
Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-2500

Visit a two-day craft show featuring over 100 exhibitors of handcrafted gifts.

Wheels & Wishes 2019

Date:
Sep 21, 2019 9am - 2:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-626-8920

See a variety of neat rides, and talk cars with other like-minded enthusiasts.

2018 Coors Light PrideFest Parade

Date:
Jun 17, 2018 9:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Attend the largest celebration of LGBT pride in the Rocky Mountain region. See live entertainment, enjoy food, beverages, and vendors, and a parade from Cheesman Park to the State Capital.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date:
Mar 16, 2019 9:30am
Schedule:
The parade can be viewed from any point on the parade route. Visit the website for route information
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Attend the annual parade through downtown Denver, celebrating all things Irish including floats and marching bands. The parade departs from the Coors Field parking lot at 19th and Wynkoop.

Happy City: Art for the People

Date:
May 18, 2018 to Jun 30, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Be part of a citywide art intervention with the purpose of breaking down personal, emotional, and social barriers, while nurturing individual and collective well-being. Art installation sites are located throughout Denver and include streets, alleyways, billboards, video screens, and Union Station, among other locations.

Doggie Olympics

Date:
Sep 15, 2019 9am
Cost:
$7.50-$10
Phone:
970-221-6660

Compete with your dog in 4 levels: Jr. Handler, Sr. Dog, Fun/Recreational, and Competitive. Choose from events like the Water Retrieve and Obstacle Course.

Tea Tours

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to Dec 31, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-581-1202

Tour an advanced tea production plant, enjoy tea samples of every variety, and browse the display of original tea box artwork on a 45-minute tour. Age 5 and up. Reservations required for groups of 8 or more.

1840s Rendezvous & Spanish Colonial Art Market

Date:
Sep 14, 2019 to Sep 15, 2019
Schedule:
Sept. 14-15
Cost:
$5 for adults, free age 12 and under
Phone:
303-839-1671

Commemorate the historical blending of the American mountain men and Hispanic communities of Old Bent's Fort. See historical interpreters demonstrate their wares, including trade silver, moccasins, beaver skin hats, and buckskin period dress.

Eye to Eye’s Learn Different Day

Date:
Mar 03, 2019 1 - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
212-537-4429

Go to a fun-filled afternoon of art, mentorship, and community for students with learning differences like dyslexia and ADHD and their allies.

Family Volunteering: Young Stewards Gardening Project

Date:
Jun 16, 2018 9am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-715-1010

Join a half-day volunteer project exclusively for families with children ages 6-12. Participants will help transplant native plants from the High Plains Environmental Center's greenhouse, learn about what it means to be a good steward, and go on a fun nature hike. Breakfast and lunch provided. Register online or by contacting Jamie Burke at jamie@voc.org…

Family Pride Night

Date:
Sep 27, 2019 5:30 - 7:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Enjoy an inclusive event for all families in the community. Activities include drag queen storytime, refreshments, and DIY face painting station. Registration required.

Literature of the Land Book Club

Date:
Dec 06, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
$5
Phone:

Join a book club whose fall theme is trees - exploring the lives of the trees themselves and their impact on the world around them. In December, the group discusses “The Wood for the Trees: One Man’s Long View of Nature” by Richard Fortey, a biography of the flora and fauna of his four acres…

Beyond Giftedness Conference XXVI

Date:
Feb 22, 2019 8am - 4pm
Cost:
$50 and up
Phone:
973-975-9626

Attend the forum for teachers, counselors, parents, administrators, policymakers, and other professionals to share and learn about a multitude of topics (academic, social/emotional, educational policy) relating to gifted children—how to meet their unique needs and unlock their unique potentialities. Register online.

Erie Town Fair and Balloon Festival

Date:
May 17, 2019 to May 19, 2019
Schedule:
Balloon launches are 6:30am May 17 and 19. The Fair runs all three days, opening at 10am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-828-3440

Enjoy a weekend of festivities that includes a fair in historic downtown Erie, with vendors, a car show, beer garden and live entertainment and a balloon festival with early morning launches, a night glow, and fireworks show.

Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Sports Car Show

Date:
Jun 09, 2019 9am - 3pm
Cost:
$9 adult in advance, $10 adult at the gate; free age 12 and under. Free for military, police, and fire personnel with government photo ID
Phone:

See nearly 500 rare sports and classic cars, early collectibles, and new exotic cars. There will also be food, music, exhibitors, and vendors.

Weekend at Valmont

Date:
Jun 08, 2019 to Jun 09, 2019
Cost:
Visit website for registration link with times and pricing
Phone:
303-413-7219

Enjoy the combination of Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day with clinics, demos, and bike safety checks, and the Valmont Open Disk Golf Tournament, where participants play two rounds and enjoy a lunch. Visit website for registration link.

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

Date:
Jul 04, 2019 to Aug 13, 2019
Cost:
$10-$16
Phone:
720-588-2500

See life-size reproductions of one of the world's most beloved art works. With special expertise and care, the 33 ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been reproduced in museum quality at near-original size, allowing visitors to fully engage and study the details of the artwork.

Tree Recycling

Date:
Dec 30, 2017 to Jan 07, 2018
Schedule:
Saturday December 30th Sunday December 31st Monday January 1st (12:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Saturday January 6th Sunday January 7th
Cost:
Free
Phone:
719-488-0880

Make sure that the tree is disposed of properly and used rather than just rotting in a landfill. Boy Scout Troop 78 has partnered with WMMI to provide you with a convenient way to recycle your Christmas tree right in your neighborhood.

Blindfold Bootcamp

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 to Jun 10, 2018
Schedule:
8am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings in Adventure Village during the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail.
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Grab a partner and put on a blindfold. Unleash inner strength as you run, hop, cheer, and dance around obstacles and through challenges, without sight. Or, join the Lycored Performance Team at Lycored’s Shade Park in Adventure Village for Blind Fitness Challenges throughout each day designed for the entire family. Lycored Ambassador and Adaptive Athlete,…

Thanksgiving Eve Skate

Date:
Nov 21, 2018
Schedule:
Noon-3pm and 7:30-9:30pm
Cost:
$3 age 5, $5 ages 6-17, $7 adult, $6 senior, $3 skate rental per person
Phone:
303-409-2222

Have fun skating with friends and family. Free skate rental during public skating hours will be offered for each person donating a nonperishable food item, which will be given to a local food bank.

Orchard Friday Night Family Fun

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019
Schedule:
Fri, 6-8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Be part of the show some nights, and sit back and enjoy the entertainment other nights. Every week is a new theme.

Snowcats Cat Convention

Date:
Dec 08, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Cost:
$15 and up
Phone:
303-975-6120

Experience all things cats, including celebrity meet-and-greets, explore the latest products and vendors from across the world, adopt little furballs looking for new homes, and also take part in supporting charities dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of cats.

Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration

Date:
Sep 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

Witness a celebration of American Indian cultures with American Indian dancers, drum groups, and hands-on activities. All powwow activities and general museum admission are free. Youth 18 and younger also receive free admission to the special exhibition "The Western: An Epic in Art and Film."

Denver Public Art Summer Tours

Date:
May 08, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019
Schedule:
Visit the website for tour dates and locations. There are multiple opportunities to tour each site
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Become fully immersed in the city’s Public Art collection, learn more about how the city commissions new pieces, and get the stories behind the artworks. Tours are led by public art docents and administrators and happen throughout Denver’s neighborhoods. RSVP's are required. Each tour is limited to 15-20 people.

Mothers’ Milk Bank Baby Cafe Grand Opening

Date:
May 18, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
720-507-0903

Celebrate the opening of the first Baby Café in Colorado. Mothers’ Milk Bank Baby Café provides new and breastfeeding moms a friendly and comfortable environment to learn more about breastfeeding. In the Baby Café, mothers can relax with refreshments; share experiences, tips, and techniques; and socialize with other moms in a child-friendly space. Free one-on-one…

Tree of Transformation

Date:
Jan 18, 2018 5 - 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Join the Civic Center Conservancy to celebrate the unveiling of Civic Center Art in the Park: Tree of Transformation. This wonder-inducing installation—created by Denver-based artists Nick Geurts and Ryan Elmendorf of yetiweurks—brings art, music, and light together in a stunning and interactive display. Guests will enjoy treats from local food trucks Doppios Coffee & Sugardash,…

Rockin’ on the River 5K

Date:
Apr 07, 2019 9am - noon
Cost:
$20 age 15 and up, $10 age 14 and under
Phone:
303-797-8565

Run or walk a 5K along the Platte River on the Mary Carter Greenway with live music from RedVine Conspiracy. The course is flat and fast, and very scenic with a view of the Platte River almost the entire way.

G’Knight Ride

Date:
Jun 16, 2018 3 - 10pm
Cost:
$28 adult, $10 ages 5-18, free under age 5, discounts for multiple children and families
Phone:
720-663-3480

Celebrate cycling with a kids’ festival, three different ride routes, an expo pavilion, food, and music, presented by Bicycle Longmont.

Book Launch Event

Date:
Oct 15, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

Erika, Eleanor, and Shayna have written their debut book Here's How to Deal: The Dance Dilemma, centered around, Ben, Elias, Penelope, and Ruby. Four middle-schoolers who are learning that life, school, and friendships aren't always easy. The authors offer a unique perspective as both psychologists and parents of their own middle-schoolers. This first book in…

PEN’s Colorado Gives Day Celebration

Date:
Dec 04, 2018 6 - 8:30pm
Cost:
$25 for barbeque buffet meal; free entry if not eating. Cash bar available for drinks
Phone:
608-770-1342

Enjoy a fun evening in the private barrel room of Fate Brewing Company to celebrate Colorado Gives Day. Be inspired by the Parent Engagement Network's (PEN) impact, reach, and plans for the upcoming year. Barbecue buffet provided by Yoder Smoker.

Skyline Park Beer Garden

Date:
Jun 07, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
Cost:
Free admission. Food and drink prices vary.
Phone:
303-534-6161

Enjoy live music from local bands every Friday and Saturday through September, yard games, food, drink, and communal seating, in the heart of downtown Denver.

Colder Boulder

Date:
Dec 01, 2018 7:50am
Cost:
$55
Phone:
303-444-7223

Run, walk, or jog in a scenic 5K through the University of Colorado campus, finishing inside the warm Balch Field House. All ages. Reservations required.

Ullrgrass Music Festival

Date:
Jan 26, 2018 to Jan 28, 2018
Schedule:
Friday, 3-8pm, Saturday, 11am-8pm, Sunday, 11-5pm
Cost:
Tickets are on sale now at www. UllrGrass.com (Age 12 and under are free)
Phone:
847-409-7619

Dress in Viking regalia to celebrate Ullr, the Norse God of winter. Enjoy a bluegrass music lineup with artists from Nashville to Colorado, including the UllrGrass All-Stars (with members of Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, Lyle Lovett Band, CORAL CREEK, Hot Buttered Rum, and Hot Rize). On Saturday, sample craft brews and ciders from more than…

Easter Mini Photo Sessions

Date:
Apr 13, 2019
Schedule:
Call or visit website for appointment time
Cost:
$75
Phone:
303-825-1974

Be part of a mini-session event with Larry the Bunny and Baby Chicks.

Independence Eve

Date:
Jul 03, 2019 4 - 9:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-861-4633

Celebrate a little early with live music, a light show, and fireworks. Bring a picnic or purchase from the available concessions. Hear a concert by Chris Daniels and The Kings and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.

Brick Expo

Date:
Aug 21, 2019 4 - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-335-4821

Bring your Lego creation and see what others made. Each registrant will receive a sign and 18x22 inches of space for display. Free build will take place concurrently in the Story Room. Registration is required. Grades K-6.

Stanley Arts Festival

Date:
Sep 07, 2019 to Sep 08, 2019
Schedule:
Sept. 7, 10am-7pm; Sept. 8, 10am-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-990-6743

Attend the annual event, produced by CherryArts, to see the work of Colorado artists and other artists around the country. Families can enjoy children’s activities at Creation Station and visit the CherryArts Mobile Art Gallery throughout Stanley Marketplace. Proceeds benefit CherryArts' mission to provide access to art and art education year-round.

2019 Fire on ICE Evolution Tour

Date:
Feb 01, 2019 6 - 10pm
Cost:
$5 preshow Pit Pass, $9-$29 show
Phone:
970-619-4100

See the biggest names in professional motorcycle ICE racing shredding the arena's solid ice track with razor sharp studded tires. Racers battle it out for the prestigious World Championship ICE Racing Title. Attend the prerace Pit Party and enjoy a halftime show.

Water World 40th Birthday Bash

Date:
Aug 04, 2019 10am - 6pm
Cost:
$39.99 general admission, $34.99 child
Phone:
303-427-7873

Celebrate 40 years of summer fun at Water World. There will be giveaways, mermaid appearances, and a special catering menu for groups.

Starlight Market – A Holiday Pop-up Shop for Families

Date:
Nov 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-974-7487

Shop at the 2nd annual Starlight Market – a festive, holiday pop up hosted by Chasing Windmills featuring your favorite indie, family-friendly brands. Bring along your little ones to relax and play at Gathre’s lounge station, sip on something warm and cozy from the complimentary hot cocoa bar, or capture a holiday-card-worthy pic at Artifact…

Street Faire

Date:
Jun 14, 2019 to Aug 09, 2019
Schedule:
Fri, Street Faire 5:30-9:30pm; music 7-9:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-335-4581

Enjoy live music alongside food and drink, children’s activities, and more in downtown Louisville.

VeloSwap

Date:
Nov 03, 2018 9am - 4pm
Cost:
$8-$10
Phone:
303-297-1166

Snap up deals from hundreds of vendors selling bikes, parts, clothing, and accessories.

Ridgefest

Date:
Sep 07, 2019 3 - 9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Celebrate Wheat Ridge with a day of fun in the heart of the Ridge at 38 district. Enjoy four bluegrass bands, a classic car show, chalk art, food trucks, local beer, and kids activities.

Touch-a-Truck

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 9 - 11am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-666-7400

Bring your kids to climb on and explore all types of trucks and cars. Parking is limited; consider walking, riding, or skating to the center.

Grandmother’s House Boutique

Date:
Nov 06, 2018 to Nov 10, 2018
Schedule:
Tue-Fri, 9:30am-5pm; Sat, 9:30am-4pm
Cost:
$5 admission which is good for all five days. Free age 12 and under
Phone:
303-690-4722

Shop at this artisans’ boutique event, featuring juried artisans and crafters selling one-of-a-kind jewelry, gourmet food gifts, and more.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Marade

Date:
Jan 21, 2019 9:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
800-233-6837

Participate in the annual event that begins at the "I Have a Dream Memorial" and proceeds down Colfax Avenue, ending with a program at the Civic Center Park Greek Theater. The total distance is 5K.

Erie Air Fair

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-926-2700

Discover aircraft displays, model demonstrations, children’s Adventure Zone, and more.

Taste of Arvada

Date:
Jun 13, 2019 5 - 8pm
Cost:
Visit website for cost
Phone:
303-424-0313

Enjoy drinks and food from over 60 local restaurants.

Baby Cafe Turns 1

Date:
May 31, 2019 11am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-507-0903

Visit Mothers' Milk Bank Baby Cafe to celebrate the Cafe's first year of establishment. There will be activities and giveaways.

Ford Driving Skills for Life

Date:
Jul 13, 2019 to Jul 14, 2019
Schedule:
Register for 7:30am or 1pm times either July 13 or 14
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-668-0488

Receive training for young drivers who hold a permit or license. Working with professional instructors in actual vehicles, students and parents learn advanced driving skills in a controlled and safe environment. These clinics provide skills beyond those taught in traditional driver education courses.

Photos and Crafts with the Easter Bunny

Date:
Apr 15, 2019
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-321-1511

Enjoy crafts and a photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and his friend Fawn, a fairy who can communicate with animals and tell kids what the Easter Bunny has to say. There will also be a mini egg hunt so bring a basket. Reservations required for either a 4:30pm or 6:30pm seating by emailing obliospizzeria@gmail.com.

Comeback Trail 5K Run/Walk

Date:
May 06, 2018
Schedule:
8am check-in, 9am opening ceremony
Cost:
Free registration but donations are encouraged
Phone:
1-800-STROKES (787-6537)

Be part of one of the only events in the U.S. solely focused on stroke survivors and education. The walk is open to participants of all abilities and features different paths to accommodate stroke survivors and other attendees in various stages of fitness or recovery. Participants will have the option to complete a 5K trail…

Open Gym at the J

Date:
Dec 06, 2017 to Jan 31, 2018
Schedule:
Wed 9:30-11am
Cost:
$7 drop-in Punch cards available
Phone:
303-998-1900

Play and learn in the gym with slides, balls, yoga mats, music and more. Ages 0-5.

Water Lantern Festival

Date:
Jul 20, 2019 5:30 - 10pm
Cost:
$25-$40
Phone:

Create a beautiful and memorable experience coming together to celebrate happiness and hope. Price includes admission, a floating lantern, commemorative drawstring bag, and marker for decorating.

Family Night at the Bindery

Date:
Feb 04, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
Schedule:
Sun, 4-9pm
Cost:
Free under age 10
Phone:
303-933-2364

Go out for a family dinner, with a children's menu that includes mac and cheese, meatballs on a bed of cheese grits, and prosciutto-wrapped roasted chicken and potatoes. Each meal features a healthy beverage and homemade ice cream. In addition, a family-style meal featuring stone oven slow roasted whole organic chicken, organic vegetables, salad, and…

Get Growing Garden Program

Date:
Sep 07, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join the farmers from Ollin Farms for the last hands-on garden program of the season. Kids are invited to explore the garden, help plant and harvest veggies, and learn what plants need to grow. The garden program is included with Museum admission.

Princess Jubilee

Date:
Jul 14, 2019 Noon - 5pm
Cost:
$16
Phone:
303-835-0709

Visit with princesses throughout the day. Dress in your prettiest princess attire (minus crowns for safety).

Classic Rock Cruise-In Car Show

Date:
Jun 15, 2019 10am - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-814-7444

Attend the 11th annual show, in partnership between the Vintage Car Club of Castle Rock and Downtown Merchants Association. There's parking nearby but a free trolley service is also available.

The Goddard School Book Drive

Date:
Sep 01, 2017 to Sep 30, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

All Denver area Goddard School Locations. At the Goddard School, we understand the importance of literacy in learning and teaching children to give back. During the month of September, visit your local Goddard School weekdays from 9a.m. to 6p.m. to donate new or gently used books to benefit local children in need.

YWCA Dash and Bash

Date:
Sep 30, 2018 8am - 2pm
Cost:
Free to register; $50 or more suggested fundraising goal or donation
Phone:
303-443-0419

Celebrate the mission of empowering women and eliminating racism with a fun 5K and 10K walk or run and a 1-mile kid’s dash, followed by a rally and multicultural festival.

Fairy Tale Ball

Date:
Sep 21, 2018 6 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-7323

See favorite fairy tales brought to life. Costumes are encouraged. Registration is required.

Ruler of the Railzz

Date:
Sep 14, 2019 Noon
Cost:
$10
Phone:
303-791-2710

Participate in a skateboarding/scooter competition. Helmets and a parental waiver are required. Register online in advance or on-site day of event.

Whimsical Wednesdays

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 to Jul 31, 2019
Schedule:
Wed, 10am-noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Bring your little ones for weekly, themed shows, activities, and goodie bags.

Wassail Days

Date:
Nov 30, 2018 to Dec 09, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
800-424-1554

Celebrate winter and the holiday season with wassail, a warm Old English apple cider. Local businesses will offer free samples of their own recipes. Guests receive a commemorative mug after trying 12 samples and stamping their "12 Sips of Wassail" card.

Youth March on Denver

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 9:45am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-968-0036

Celebrate youth voices and create a lasting legacy of change. People of all ages will be gathering. A youth led rally will begin at 11:30am.

Festival on Main

Date:
Aug 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-651-8484

Enjoy a downtown block party with street performers, music, The Amazing Race, and more. Free to attend; fees for certain activities.

Touch-a-Truck

Date:
Jul 21, 2018 9am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-2500

Get a chance to go behind the wheel of a fire engine. Meet hometown heroes and explore other vehicles including big rigs, police cars, a Batmobile, and more.

Adams County Fair

Date:
Jul 31, 2019 to Aug 04, 2019
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
Admission is free but carnival arm bands cost $15-$30
Phone:
303-637-8000

Attend the annual tradition with a carnival, live music, and food.

Annual Plant Sale

Date:
May 17, 2018 to May 19, 2018
Schedule:
May 17-19, 10am-7pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-307-9332

Shop more than 70 varieties of tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and herbs grown from heirloom and organic seeds. Farm tours are $5 per person age 2 and up. Saturday, May 19 is a SCFD Free Day and includes festival highlighting local vendors participating in Plant, Eat, and Get Local.

Spoons & Tunes

Date:
Jun 06, 2019 to Aug 08, 2019
Schedule:
Thu, June 6-Aug. 8 (excluding July 4), 5-8pm
Cost:
Free. Cost for some activities
Phone:
303-792-2999

Head to The Vistas outdoors on the west side of Park Meadows between Arhaus and The Cheesecake Factory for some summer fun including food trucks, live music, dancing, a beer garden, a kid’s train, and bubble tea.

LoHi Bazaar BBQ

Date:
Jul 06, 2018 to Jul 08, 2018
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-287-4493

Shop, eat, drink, and enjoy live music. There will be roaming buskers and several areas specifically for kids. The event occurs in the area outside of Highland Tap & Burger.

Recycle Your Bicycle

Date:
May 05, 2019 11am - 2pm
Schedule:
Parking lot at Shea Stadium at Redstone Park
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-0430

Bring an old bike and donate it to Project ReCycle.

Fall Home Show

Date:
Sep 08, 2017 to Sep 10, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-623-7876

Attend a one stop marketplace to find the experts to remodel, refresh and renew your home. Explore sustainable living, meet with designers and see presentations. 100% of every ticket sold is awarded in horticulture grants & scholarships across Colorado. $8-$10. Ages 12 and under are free.

Stork Fest

Date:
Aug 31, 2019 1 - 9pm
Cost:
$42, free age 9 and under
Phone:
866-639-0479

Be part of a color fun run for all ages, a petting zoo, hot air balloon rides, and a concert featuring award-winning band Tenth Avenue North and worship artist Alisa Turner. Half of all funds raised through registrations and sponsorships will be donated to local pregnancy center Life Network.

Pop Culture Families: Star Wars

Date:
Jun 12, 2019 6 - 8pm
Cost:
$5-$6.25
Phone:
303-651-8404

Combine fun activities with deep discussions that help your family get the most out of visiting your favorite fantastical pop culture worlds. Age 8 and up. Registration fee includes up to 4 people. Call to register.

Car Show Street Party & Concert

Date:
Jun 15, 2018 6 - 9pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-814-7444

Enjoy a party and concert the night before the 10th Annual Classic Rock Cruise-In car show that takes place in the heart of downtown.

Big Screen Favorites

Date:
Jan 26, 2018 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-887-2371

Come to see a big screen family-friendly favorite movie, rated PG, along with concessions and door prizes. Movie title cannot be revealed prior to the event, due to the licensing agreement. Sponsored by Creative Broomfield.

Grill & Chill

Date:
Jul 11, 2018 to Aug 29, 2018
Schedule:
Every Wed
Cost:
$10
Phone:
303-315-9444

Enjoy a delicious and affordable grilled summer lunch and the opportunity to connect with the surrounding community over lawn games and music.

The Lemon Climb Denver

Date:
May 12, 2018 8:30am
Cost:
$25 to register
Phone:
866-333-1213

Help kids with cancer while challenging yourself to walk, run, or race up 43 flights of stairs to the top of the 1999 Broadway building. Following the climb, participants of all ages can join the after-party at the top of the building while enjoying light bites and sky-high views.

Family Night at the Pool

Date:
Jul 13, 2018 5:30 - 8pm
Cost:
$4 youth/senior, $4.50 adult, $12 family of 4 (each additional family member is $2, up to 3 allowed). Free for SilverSneakers and Senior All-Access members
Phone:
303-987-7800

Play at the pool late with games and an inflatable obstacle course.

Picnic-N-Planes

Date:
May 30, 2019 10am - 1:30pm
Cost:
Admission to the grounds only for this event is $5 per vehicle. Regular museum admission applies for those interested in touring the museum afterwards
Phone:
719-488-0880

Picnic on the grounds of the museum with a great view of the Thunderbirds flyover for the graduation of the neighboring Air Force Academy. For more information, call 719-488-0880 or email info@wmmi.org.

The Pearl Street Stampede

Date:
Nov 09, 2018 7pm
Schedule:
Also on Nov. 16, 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-441-3700

Kick off the CU Buffalo's home football games along the Pearl Street Mall with the Golden Buffalo Marching Band. Cheer on the team and coaching staff. All ages.

Easter Bunny Breakfast

Date:
Apr 20, 2019 8:30 - 10am
Cost:
$5
Phone:
303-688-4495

Celebrate the arrival of spring with photo ops with the Easter Bunny, pancakes, face painting, and music. All proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Central Colorado.

Open Studios Tour

Date:
Oct 06, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
Schedule:
Oct. 6-7, 13-14, and 20-21, noon-6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-444-1862

Tour a variety of Boulder-area artists’ studios and learn about their creative processes. See website for participating artists. Studios are at multiple locations; preview exhibit at the Museum of Boulder.

Winter Writer’s Nonfiction Writing Class

Date:
Jan 27, 2018 9:30am - 12:30pm
Cost:
$35 for adults and $7 for students (21 and under). WMMI members receive $5 off adult fee,
Phone:
719-488-0880

Take your writing to the next level with a workshop that combines instruction with resources. It is ideally suited for the general public, teen writers, and especially beginners. The intense one-day winter writing class is designed for those who want to learn more about writing and publishing. A certificate will be awarded upon completion of…

Sesame Street F is for Friends

Date:
Apr 14, 2018 11am - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-973-5300

Join Sesame Street pals Elmo and Abby as they help spread friendship and kindness during the Sesame Street Pop Up Tour. Learn that while we may be different from one another, we’re alike in so many ways. There will also be meet and greets with Abby and Elmo, a library reading corner, and an interactive…

Denver Bookbinding Company’s 90th Birthday Party

Date:
Jul 10, 2019 to Jul 13, 2019
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-455-5521

Celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the largest generationally female-owned businesses in Denver. Take an in-plant tour, make and take crafts, and book related giveaways. Saturday, enjoy food vendors, music, and animals visiting from the Denver Zoo. Call or email dbbc@denverbook.com to sign up for tours.

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Date:
Feb 01, 2018 to Feb 19, 2018
Schedule:
Age 12 and under
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-688-4495

Honor the ancient Chinese “Red Envelope” gifting tradition when the mall gives away envelopes filled with gift cards and center promotions. Decorate traditional lanterns and decorations. In Chinese culture, lanterns represent prosperity and letting go of the previous year. By returning to customer service to show off their decorated lantern, participants will receive an $8…

Stress and Anxiety Symposium

Date:
Jan 26, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
Schedule:
Jan. 26, 9am-4pm (registration starts at 8am); Jan. 27, noon-4pm (registration starts at 11am)
Cost:
$50-$60. Scholarship tickets available
Phone:
303-880-6030

Attend the 3rd annual series of workshops and classes that will give parents the information and tools needed to be resourced and empowered to take care of themselves and teach their children to do the same. Meals and interpretation provided. Age 8 and up. Purchase tickets online.

Dancing in the Starlight

Date:
Nov 17, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-791-7323

Have some family fun with dance lessons and demos presented by the Arthur Murray Dance Studio to kick off the annual Starlighting. Call or go online to register.

Holiday Celebration

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-791-0430

Celebrate the holidays at the Highlands Ranch Mansion. Enjoy reindeer games, live entertainment, school choir performances, and more.

The Great Egg Scramble

Date:
Apr 13, 2019 9:30am
Cost:
Free but donations are accepted
Phone:
303-783-2680

Let kids search for candy and prizes. Children will be grouped by age for safety and ability. Ages 1-8. There will also be a search for children with special needs.

Keep On Rollin’ Motivational Conference

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 9am - noon
Cost:
For a limited time get 20 percent off your tickets with the code word: FAMILYLOVE
Phone:
512-639-7920

Join inspiring and funny best-selling authors and motivational speakers John Bytheway, Meg Johnson, and Hank Smith as they teach the tricks to turn troubles into toughness and trials into triumphs.

Kids Wonder Grand Opening

Date:
Feb 09, 2019 Noon - 5pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
303-835-0709

Celebrate South Denver Metro’s new Intentional Play Center for kids ages newborn-8. Learn about programs and enjoy entertainment from Rocky Mountain Puppets, Wayne & Wingnut, Denver Kid Magic, and the music of Steve Weeks.

World War I National Speaker Presentations – Patricia Limerick, Colorado State Historian

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$15
Phone:
720-898-7200

See noted historian Patricia Limerick and a panel of veterans speak about All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque's classic novel, which relates the experiences of a German soldier during World War I. The panel will discuss universal experiences of soldiers during wartime and how these experiences continue to affect them when they…

Firefly Handmade Spring Market

Date:
May 18, 2019 to May 19, 2019
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:

Shop a Colorado indie-art experience of makers, entrepreneurs, and artists. Enjoy food, musicians, DIY opportunities, and a Junior & Teen Firefly area on Saturday.

Longmont Lights

Date:
Dec 07, 2018 to Dec 08, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 7-8. Fri, 5-8pm; Sat, 10am-9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-776-6050

Enjoy sparkling lights, and special activities including live reindeer, an ice show, skating, Santa Claus, hot cocoa, and fireworks.

Hero Awards Luncheon

Date:
Apr 26, 2018 11am - 1pm
Cost:
$45 general admission, $30 for people who work directly with youth (case workers)
Phone:
720-420-9780

Enjoy a luncheon including the presentation of scholarships to youth who have overcome significant adversity. Local citizens who work on behalf of at-risk youth in Boulder County will be honored. Reservations required.

Denver FamilyFest

Date:
Feb 23, 2019 11am - 5pm
Cost:
$10, free for kids
Phone:
303-400-3470

Shop family-oriented products and services, enjoy kids entertainment, bouncies, fun stage presentations, interactive activities, creative stations, and prizes.

Miles for Smiles 5K and Jordyn’s Adaptive Dash

Date:
May 20, 2018 9am
Cost:
$10 and up
Phone:
303-982-6500

Join in a 5K followed by a race for kids using their adaptive equipment (tricycles, wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, etc.) to walk, roll, or ride their way to the 50 yard finish line. Kids receive a special prize for participating. Registration is required for Miles for Smiles but Jordyn's Dash is free, but RSVPs are required…

Snowmass Rodeo

Date:
Jun 12, 2019 to Jun 26, 2019
Schedule:
June 12,19, and 26
Cost:
$20-$25 adults, $10-$15 ages 11-15 $10-$15, free under age 11
Phone:
970-923-8898

Attend the longest running rodeo in Colorado as the sun sets behind the surrounding mountain peaks. See the pros, or sign kids up for the Calf Scramble and Mutton Bustin'.

Breck Pride

Date:
Apr 03, 2019 to Apr 07, 2019
Cost:
Free
Phone:
877-864-0868

Attend daily après parties, on-mountain guided tours, spring beer festival, and LGBT celebrations all week long.

Belmar YouthBiz Marketplace

Date:
Dec 08, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-321-2265

Find gifts directly from more than 50 young entrepreneurs. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners and include jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home-baked goodies, and artwork.

Doggie Splash

Date:
Sep 08, 2018
Schedule:
Small dogs: 9am-10am; all other dogs: 10am-1pm
Cost:
$7 per dog in advance, $10 per dog at the door
Phone:
303-791-2500

Let your dog enjoy a day of fun while swimming away the summer heat.

Pirate Party

Date:
Jan 19, 2019 10:30am - noon
Cost:
$12 in advance, $15 at the door (if not sold out)
Phone:
303-471-8898

Enjoy a morning with a pirate and enjoy snacks, beverages, and a small token to take home. Ages 2-8.

Boulder County Kids Sale

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
$1 admission.
Phone:
303-494-7748

Attend a twice annual consignment sale of gently used and lovingly preowned children's gear and clothing hosted by Boulder County Parents of Twins and More (BCPTM.) Strollers, highchairs, car seats, and more. Email pr@bouldertwins.org or go to Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BoulderCountyKidsSale/ for more information.

Low Sensory Morning

Date:
Oct 14, 2018 8:30 - 10am
Cost:
Visit website for cost
Phone:
303-561-4450

Join other adults and children with sensory issues and disabilities for a special morning when the Aquarium opens early and turns down the ambient sounds for a calmer and quieter setting. Aquarium sounds will be turned on for the regular business day at 9:45am. Tickets can be purchased at the box office at regular price…

Spring Pottery Sale

Date:
May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018
Schedule:
May 4, 9am-7pm; May 5, 8am-5pm
Cost:
Entry is free
Phone:
303-409-2612

Find one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gifts, wedding gifts, and more. Handmade pottery made by local artists will be on display and available for purchase.

Kids Consignment Sale by MOMS

Date:
Aug 17, 2019 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Register online for free admission
Phone:
720-733-6900

Shop for goods for pregnancy to tweens at 50-90 percent off retail at this Moms of Multiples annual sale.

Big Latch On

Date:
Aug 03, 2018 10am
Cost:
Visit website for details
Phone:
720-507-0903

Join thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies across the world who will gather in their own communities for a synchronized breastfeeding event around the globe.

Candlelight Walk

Date:
Nov 30, 2018 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-279-2282

Walk down Washington Avenue, candle in hand, singing holiday carols. The walk is followed by a fireworks display.

Anderson Ranch Arts Center Holiday Open House

Date:
Dec 18, 2018 4:30 - 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-923-3181

See Artists-in-Residence studio tours, holiday-themed craft activities for children, and a trunk show in the ArtWorks Store. The evening is capped off with a community holiday dinner in the Ranch Café.

Meet Disney Jr. Princesses

Date:
Mar 25, 2019
Cost:
Free to attend
Phone:
303-321-1511

Meet Sophia the First and Elena of Avalor. Hear their stories about what it is like to be a princess. Reservations for either a 5pm or 6:30pm seating can be made by emailing obliospizzeria@gmail.com.

Ski and Snowboard Expo

Date:
Nov 16, 2018 to Nov 18, 2018
Schedule:
Nov. 16-18, hours vary by date
Cost:
Free-$15
Phone:
303-623-7876

Attend a huge sale on ski and snowboard equipment and accessories, with family entertainment, vendors, and representatives from Colorado’s mountain resorts. Family-friendly attractions and entertainment include a high ropes course, fitness challenge, and a learn-to-ski dry slope for “never-ever” skiers.

Breastival

Date:
Aug 26, 2018 3 - 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-319-1929

Help support, normalize, and celebrate breastfeeding with a family festival. There will be more than 30 vendors, and free activities including face painting, a bounce house, balloon animals, music, yoga, henna tattoos, storytime, and food trucks. For prizes, register online before the event. Event happens in and around the Pavilion.

Couture for Confidence

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Enjoy drinks, appetizers and a fashion show featuring re-designs of Bella Boutique’s prom gowns courtesy of some of Denver’s finest fashion designers, with proceeds supporting our mission. As part of this event, there will be a silent and live auction featuring goods and services from companies throughout the Rocky Mountain region. We hope you will…

Fridays on the Mall

Date:
Aug 02, 2019 to Aug 30, 2019
Schedule:
Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 5-8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
970-923-5445

Enjoy live music, extended business hours, happy hour food and drink deals, and s'mores.

Lafayette Oatmeal Festival

Date:
Jan 13, 2018 7:30am - 12pm
Schedule:
5K run starts 9:30am
Cost:
$8 adult breakfast $6 ages 3-12 and seniors breakfast free under age 2 breakfast $20 adult race $15 age 2-12 and seniors race
Phone:
303-666-9555

Enjoy a healthy day with an oatmeal breakfast at Pioneer Elementary (101 E. Baseline Rd.), 5K run (200 E. Baseline Rd.), and ninja warrior courses at the recreation center.

Goldfish Swim School Grand Opening

Date:
Sep 16, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-757-SWIM

Celebrate Colorado's first Goldfish Swim School launching in Stapleton. The event is free and open to the public, featuring an open family swim, balloon artist, face painter, games, the Sweet Cow Moo Mobile and more. The school is now open for lessons, serving children from four months old to 12 years of age.

Family Peace Day

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 1pm - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
707-508-7257

Celebrate the power of community and how books can bind us together to promote nonviolence. Join in the grand opening of the Little Free Library with an afternoon of activities, book giveaways, and reading for peace circles.

Arma Dei Academy Colorado Thanksgiving

Date:
Nov 17, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-346-4523

Enjoy a Colorado Thanksgiving with special emphasis on the Highlands Ranch Mansion, its history, and the people that inhabited and developed the mansion over the years. RSVP to communications@armadeiacademy.com

Día del Niño (Day of the Child)

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Celebrate with free general admission, family-friendly programming, live music and dances that celebrates children from around the world, and art-making activities for the whole family. For more information on the celebration, email cricciardi@denverartmuseum.org with DDN 2018 in the subject line, or call 720-913-0072.

Monster Jam

Date:
Feb 08, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019
Schedule:
Feb. 8, 7pm; Feb. 9, 1pm and 7pm; Feb. 10, 1pm
Cost:
$15 and up. Pit Party passes also start at $15
Phone:
303-405-1100

See world-class male and female athletes who have the physical strength, mental stamina, and dexterity to control 12,000-pound machines capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheel skills and racing at speeds up to 70 miles per hour. Get up close and personal to the Monster Jam trucks and drivers by purchasing a Pit Party pass for…

Hop, Skip and a Jump Start

Date:
Sep 17, 2017 7:30 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-561-0104

Wind your way along the South Platte River Trail in our stroller-friendly 5K, watch your kids go for gold in the Kid Course, Toddler Trot or Infant Crawl, then fuel up at the expo. Go online for registration and pricing details.

Paint Recycling Event

Date:
Aug 24, 2019 8am - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Dispose of unused and unwanted paint from residences and businesses for recycling through PaintCare. Register online to schedule a time to drop off the paint.

Weather and Climate Tours

Date:
Aug 22, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm; Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm. Public tours Mon, Wed, and Fri at noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-497-1174

Enjoy an informative view of weather and climate at a science laboratory and explore interactive exhibits.

Maize in the City

Date:
Sep 28, 2019 to Oct 31, 2019
Schedule:
Times vary by date
Cost:
20-acre corn maze: $12 adults, $9 age 5 and up, free age 4 and under. Mini maze: $5 for kids that can walk with one free adult companion. All other attractions: $1-$10
Phone:
720-408-0006

Navigate through the 20-acre corn maze or mini maze. Pick the perfect pumpkin, launch ears of corn with corn launchers, ride through the field on the barrel train, bounce above the corn stalks on a pumpkin bounce pillow, visit the petting zoo, and swim through the corn kernel box.

Fort Collins Comic Con

Date:
Aug 25, 2017 to Aug 26, 2017
Cost:
$20 age 13 and up, $10 ages 6-12, free age 5 and under
Phone:
970-221-6256

Get together with thousands of geeks, pop-culture enthusiasts, gamers, writers, cosplayers and artists.

Thrive: New Moms Workshop to Thrive in the First Year of Motherhood

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 1 - 5pm
Cost:
$35 before July 31; $60 after July 31
Phone:
415-816-7837

Attend a a workshop designed to help expecting moms and new moms move from surviving to thriving in that first year. Learn the most common challenges new moms face and how to prepare for them, and hear what "experienced" moms wish they knew in their first year. Registration is required online.

Parker Christmas Carriage Parade

Date:
Dec 09, 2017 10:30 AM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-805-3253

Celebrate the holiday season with a variety of activities: sculpting, a petting zoo, pony rides and pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

Belmar Boo

Date:
Oct 27, 2018 11am - 1pm
Cost:
Free. $5 donation for The Animal Tranquility Project at Foothills Animal Shelter is appreciated
Phone:
303-742-1501

Celebrate Halloween with daytime trick-or-treating and family-friendly activities. Age 10 and under (and pets) are invited to trick or treat the streets of Belmar, visiting shops and restaurants.

Brunch and Tumble

Date:
Aug 18, 2019 10am - noon
Cost:
$18 per family
Phone:
303-316-6332

Enjoy brunch with bagels and mimosas, and connect with other parents and caregivers, while little ones entertain themselves on the tumbling equipment. For babies who are crawling to age 3 with parent or caregiver. Registration is required.

Make-A-Wish Colorado Walk For Wishes & 5K Run

Date:
Oct 21, 2018 8 - 11am
Cost:
Registration is $35 for adults and $25 for youth and includes a Walk For Wishes T-shirt
Phone:
303-750-9474

Join a 5K or 1-mile run/walk or a free kids fun run, and enjoy family-friendly games and activities, prizes, and awards. Help Make-A-Wish Colorado grant wishes to children battling critical illnesses.

bRUNch Run 5K/10K

Date:
Oct 14, 2018 8am - noon
Cost:
$15-$55
Phone:
303-413-7200

Be part of a 5K or 10K timed USTAF run around Stapleton's Central Park followed by unlimited small brunch bites, tasty beverages, live music, and lawn games.

$3 Swim Admission

Date:
Jul 04, 2019
Schedule:
This occurs at various pools and hours vary by location
Cost:
$3
Phone:
303-409-2333

Go for a swim at a reduced price on July 4th. Children age 5 and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult (age 18 or older) and be within arm’s reach at all times.

Longmont Museum Holiday Festival

Date:
Dec 15, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
Schedule:
Dec. 15-16. Sat, 7pm concert only; Sun, 3pm Santa reception and 4pm concert
Cost:
$20 general admission, $15 students/seniors, $12 museum members
Phone:
303-651-8374

Join in for songs of the season and holiday cheer from a variety of musicians and performers in the region. Featuring excerpts from Longmont’s Centennial State Ballet Nutcracker. Special Santa reception with cookies and hot chocolate before the Dec. 16 matinee concert. Cash bar.

Jewish Heritage Night at the Colorado Rapids

Date:
Sep 11, 2019
Schedule:
Tailgate starts at 5pm, game starts at 7pm
Cost:
$29 each includes free dinner at the tailgate, free kids t-shirt and entry into the game
Phone:
720-515-5695

An opportunity for the Denver/Boulder Jewish community to attend the Colorado Rapids vs. L.A. Galaxy game with discounted tickets and a free tailgate. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, cookies, and brownies will be provided. Price includes a T-shirt for each child and a chance to do the "high-five" tunnel as the players come onto the field.…

Stupid Cupid Valentine Bazaar

Date:
Feb 02, 2019 10am - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-601-1988

Shop for gifts for the loved one in your life made by local vendors and artists. Enjoy face-painting and free cookie-decorating.

Station Sensation

Date:
May 18, 2019 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Celebrate the official opening of the Southeast Rail Line Extension (SERE) with service to three new light rail stations including Sky Ridge Station, Lone Tree City Center, and RidgeGate Parkway Station. The full day of activities and entertainment includes dancers, music, art, carnival games, performances, and food trucks.

YouthBiz Spring Marketplace

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-321-2265

Buy local from young business owners who will display and sell their unique products to the local community. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. Find beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and unique gifts.

Real-life Leprechaun and Princess Merida

Date:
Mar 17, 2019
Cost:
Free to attend
Phone:
303-321-1511

Meet Gaelic Princess Merida who will entertain kids with stories, Highland dancing, and archery lessons, with each child receiving a bow and arrow. The leprechaun will share his favorites: gold coins and a bottle of “Will O’ the Wisps” Magic. Reservations for either a 4:30pm or 6:30pm seating can be made by emailing obliospizzeria@gmail.com.

Aurora Youth Expo

Date:
Jun 22, 2019 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-739-7280

Explore how to have a safe and healthy summer by learning about job opportunities, summer programs, and community resources while enjoying a bite to eat and fun activities.

Lakewood’s Rockin’ Block Party

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 5 - 11pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-987-7800

Pull out those bell-bottoms, vests, and bohemian dresses and get ready to boogie to 70s cover band Majestyk’s 8-Track Revival and David Bowie tribute band Loving the Alien. Enjoy children’s games, crafts, and attractions, followed by an outdoor screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Mile High Hook & Ladder Fire Muster

Date:
Jun 15, 2019
Schedule:
Parade 9-10am, muster 10am-1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Treat dad to a fire truck parade through Historic Downtown Littleton, showcasing antique and new fire/rescue apparatus followed by a muster. Take a fire truck ride, shoot a fire hose, take a selfie with Smoky Bear, and see real-life rescue demonstrations and the Air Life helicopter landing.

Growing Gardens Plant Sale

Date:
May 06, 2018 to May 20, 2018
Schedule:
May 5-6, 12,-13, 19-20; 8am-4pm
Cost:
Free admission; cost varies for plants
Phone:
303-443-9952

Find a great selection of organic and bee-safe tomato, vegetable, and herb starts that are grown in Growing Gardens’ greenhouses. All proceeds benefit Growing Gardens’ nonprofit agriculture education programs.

$3 Pool Admission

Date:
May 26, 2018 to Jun 02, 2018
Schedule:
Deer Creek Pool & Weaver Hollow Pool: May 26: 10:30am-5pm; 6th Avenue West Pool & Columbine West Pool: June 2, 11am-5pm
Cost:
$3
Phone:
303-409-2333

Celebrate summer with the opening of Foothills Park and Recreation District’s four outdoor pool locations. Children age 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water.

Parenting Safe Children Workshop

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 1 - 5pm
Cost:
$10-$50
Phone:
303-360-6600

Attend a workshop hosted by Mothers of Multiples Society (MOMS). Feather Berkower, a licensed clinical social worker and leader in child sexual abuse prevention, will empower adults to keep children of all ages safe from sexual abuse. She will examine ways children are vulnerable to sexual abuse. Participants will also learn teachable body safety rules,…

Lake Appreciation Day

Date:
Jul 13, 2019 8am - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-659-6005

Bring your family, friends, scout group, and/or coworkers for volunteer projects. Enjoy a barbecue lunch and fun activities in the afternoon. Includes park admission for volunteers. RSVP by calling 303-659-6005.

Miner’s Blast

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-828-3440

Sling the flying gourd, visit the children's archery range, take hayride, visit the petting zoo and much more at this redesigned fall event, featuring food vendors and a vintage car show. Visitors receive a complimentary pumpkin. $10 per child for all activities. Free under age 3 and adults.

Bumps & Babies Community Baby Shower

Date:
Sep 09, 2017 to Sep 10, 2016
Cost:
Phone:
720-255-1523

Connect with other moms and local experts, companies and services.Over 40 local companies will be represented including baby gear, clothing, skin care, and parenting services .$5 in adv. Babies, Grandparent & Dads are Free.

Quaker Oatmeal Festival

Date:
Jan 12, 2019 7:30am - noon
Cost:
Free admission. $8 adults, $6 seniors and age 3-12, free age 2 and under for oatmeal breakfast
Phone:
303-666-9555

Celebrate National Oatmeal Month with an oatmeal breakfast and community activities, sponsored by the Quaker Oats Company and organized by the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. Includes a 5K run that starts at Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts, 200 E. Baseline Rd., Lafayette.

’80s/’90s Dance

Date:
Feb 09, 2019 7 - 11pm
Cost:
$25 in advance, $35 at the door
Phone:
303-360-5360

Don your best '80s and '90s costume or gear and enjoy drinks and dancing plus food sample stations from Denver's top caterers (food included with admission). All proceeds benefit Wings Over the Rockies, a nonprofit organization. All ages welcome but valid ID for age 21 and up required for drinks.

Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival

Date:
Apr 08, 2018 1 - 5pm
Schedule:
Rain date: April 15
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-449-3774

Celebrate spring in downtown Boulder with the Tulip Fairy, along with a parade of pint-size fairies and elves around the Pearl Street Mall to "wake up the tulips." Features special activities for kids.

Tiny House Living Festival

Date:
Aug 11, 2017 to Aug 13, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-794-0640

Tour popular brands including Sprout Tiny Homes, SimBLISSity Tiny Homes, Rainbow Tiny Homes, and Native Camper Vans. $9 - $25, kids 12 and under are free. Parking is free.

Kicker Arenacross

Date:
Jan 04, 2019 to Jan 05, 2019
Cost:
$19-$34
Phone:
877-544-8499

Be there for the nation’s top indoor motorcycle race series featuring some of the nation’s top professional and amateur arenacross competitors.

Art Night Out

Date:
May 11, 2018 to Sep 14, 2018
Schedule:
Second Fri of the month, 5-9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-665-5588

Enjoy live music, artist booths, and additional events scheduled by Lafayette businesses. Children’s activities from 5-7pm; Bands play at Festival Plaza from 6:30-9pm.

Bright Ideas

Date:
Mar 05, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-887-2371

Hear from interesting people doing innovative things that impact the community, sponsored by the Broomfield Library and Westminster Public Library. Students from Adams 12 STEM schools will present solutions to local and world issues using problem-based learning.

Family Film Night at the JCC Denver

Date:
Aug 15, 2019 6 - 8:30pm
Cost:
Free for JCC Denver members, $10 per family for nonmembers
Phone:
303-399-2660

Enjoy an adventurous night of Disney magic with The Incredibles. Bring blankets and sleeping bags to snuggle up in. There will be popcorn and snacks for purchase, or bring your own.

Young Stewards Family Fun and Gardening

Date:
Jun 16, 2018 9am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-715-1010

Volunteer to help transplant native plants from the High Plains Environmental Center greenhouse, learn about what it means to be a good steward, and go on a fun nature hike. Lunch is provided. Ages 6-12 and their families.

Peace Day Celebration

Date:
Apr 27, 2019 11am - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-865-5632

Take your family for a day where both kids and adults can engage with a bounce house, face-painting, free books, and other family activities.

Drop Into Art

Date:
Jul 10, 2018 Noon - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-987-7800

Learn and play together at this community art event on the plaza.

Destination Venture

Date:
Dec 15, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-742-1520

Attend a one-of-a-kind travel experience from Capital One that combines free food, celebrity guests, scenic views, airbrush tattoos, and a ski simulator.

YouthBiz Marketplace

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-321-2265

Buy local from young business owners who display and sell their unique products to the local community. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. Find beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more.

Parenting Workshop

Date:
Jun 20, 2018 4:30 - 5:30pm
Cost:
Free and includes a ticket to the museum for the day
Phone:
303-433-6200 ext. 12

Receive a program toolkit packed with fun games and activities, picture books, and parenting handbooks. A trained volunteer will introduce and model various activities in the toolkits for parents to try with their kids. Parents and caregivers with children ages birth-3.

Autism Awareness Month Play Date and Photo Opportunity

Date:
Apr 27, 2019 9am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
844-247-7222

Go on a family playdate to celebrate Autism Awareness Month and the grand opening of Autism Home Support Services' new Centennial Autism Center. Meet Buzz Lightyear and Batman, do crafts, get a tour, and meet therapists. To schedule a visit or photo opportunity, contact Deborah Linton: dlinton2@comcast.net.

Commitment Day 5K Run/Walk

Date:
Jan 01, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
720-842-0800

Be part of a nationwide, family-friendly New Year's Day Run/Walk. It's a call to action to focus on living a healthy way of life in the coming year. All paces are welcome, including strollers. Kids under 13 run for free with a registered adult. Registration includes a race bib, t-shirt, raffles, photos and post run…

Volunteer Fair

Date:
Apr 09, 2019 5 - 7pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-2500

Meet face-to-face with nonprofit organizations seeking help. The Fair is free to nonprofits and persons who are looking for an organization where they can donate their time.

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Date:
Mar 14, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Schedule:
Hours vary by date
Cost:
$2-$20 depending on date and time slot
Phone:
303-795-4955

Shop for clothes, toys, and gear from pregnancy through childhood at greatly reduced prices.

Happy Baby Hour

Date:
Jun 08, 2018 4:30 - 6:30pm
Cost:
$18 per family
Phone:
303-399-2660

Mingle with other families at the outdoor Baby Pool at the JCC Denver. Cocktails and appetizers provided for adults, and chalk, bubbles, and kid-friendly snacks for kids. Space is limited and registration is required. To register, visit mazeltogether.org.

Howl-O-Ween Trick-or-Treat

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

Wear your spookiest (or silliest) costume and head to Centennial Village for tricks and treats as you stop at each of our historic structures. Try your hand at Halloween carnival games and participate in the costume contest. $1 child, $2 adult.

Crush Turns 4 Party

Date:
Mar 09, 2019 11am - 9pm
Cost:
Free for activities. Food and drink available for purchase
Phone:
720-619-3337

Help Crush Pizza and Tap celebrate its fourth birthday. The festivities start at 11am with a DIY Kids Pizza Party, where budding pizza chefs can build their own three-topping pizzas. There'll be a Spicy Wing Challenge starting at 1:30pm, plus Trivia with Chad at 3pm, and live music from Skware Pegs at 7pm.

Hop Into Spring

Date:
Apr 13, 2019 11:30am - 1:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Enjoy free Easter photos, music, dancing, games, face painting, balloons, a crafted Easter egg activity, and giveaways.

Tulip Twist Dance

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 3:30 - 4:30
Cost:
$10 per person
Phone:
303-666-7400

Enjoy dancing to a DJ, crafts and refreshments. Semi-formal attire encouraged. For dads with daughters ages 3-8. Reservations required through the Louisville Recreation and Senior Center. Reference code: 12021-1.

Ice Cream Social

Date:
Jul 10, 2019 6 - 9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-0430

Enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream and snow cones with any toppings. See a live extrication demonstration from Littleton Fire Rescue and a live performance by the Highlands Ranch Concert Band.

Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 11am - 5pm
Cost:
$1
Phone:
303-443-2122

Participate in a family-friendly day of traditional Latino festivities, including art-making, live dance, and musical performances.

Westwood National Night Out

Date:
Aug 06, 2019 5 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-675-8313

Learn about public, private, community, and government support services. Enjoy free food, live entertainment, giveaways, rock climbing, land fishing, and face painting.

Denver County Fair

Date:
Jul 19, 2019 to Jul 21, 2019
Schedule:
July 19, noon-11pm; July 20, 10am-11pm; July 21, 10am-8pm
Cost:
$5 and up depending on activities
Phone:
303-297-1166

Attend a twist on a traditional fair. Enjoy carnival rides, blue ribbon pies, goat yoga, a Freak Show, Beer and Wine Fest, and demonstrations.

Science Fair Fun – launch party

Date:
Nov 09, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-996-2747

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly evening with science activities (for kids & grownups), lite appetizers, and drinks while we celebrate Science Fair Fun's launch INSIDE the American Mountaineering Museum.

Stars of HOPE Event

Date:
Jul 27, 2019 9am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
201-222-9118

Join the members of the Highlands Ranch community and Stars of HOPE, a healing arts program, to spread messages of hope, joy, and compassion for those impacted by the recent STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting. Tents will be set up outside on the west side of the building where attendees are invited to paint a…

La Fiesta World Party

Date:
Sep 09, 2017 7:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Enjoy a culturally diverse fundraiser with a variety live bands, food, artisan booths and more. Proceeds will help Intercambio continue to improve lives through English education and unite communities across cultures. $25.

Aurora Mama Summit

Date:
May 07, 2018 3:30 - 5:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-547-6539

Join Moms Clean Air Force and Colorado Moms Know Best and local elected officials for the first ever city-wide Mama Summit. There will be food, kids activities, tours of city hall, and the chance to meet with city council members.

Denver Daughter Dance

Date:
May 12, 2018 6pm
Cost:
$50 for daddy and first daughter, $15 for each additional daughter
Phone:
303-507-9904

Attend the dance created to bring parents and daughters of the city together. Dress up, dance, hang out, and get to know each other. Meet Disney princesses, dance, take pictures in a photo booth, and enjoy chocolate and caramel fountains. ​

Vintage Market Days

Date:
Jun 29, 2018 to Jul 01, 2018
Schedule:
Fri-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm
Cost:
$10 per day; discounts for multiple days
Phone:
303-682-6762

Shop at an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, and jewelry.

Denver National College Fair

Date:
Sep 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

Attend this opportunity for students to interact with admission representatives from a wide range of postsecondary institutions. Be connected with hundreds of colleges and universities.

Fairy Pizza Party

Date:
Apr 08, 2019
Cost:
Free to attend
Phone:
3033211511

Celebrate the start of a new season with the Spring Fairy and Queen Fairy. They’ll sing songs and tell stories, teach kids to play fairy music and invite everyone to a dance party – fairy style. Reservations required for either a 4:30pm or 6:30pm seating by emailing obliospizzeria@gmail.com.

Renew the Ranch Volunteer Day

Date:
May 19, 2018 9 - 11am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-240-4909

Help clean up Highlands Ranch’s natural open space areas and parks. To volunteer, contact Kari Larese at 720-240-4909 or klarese@highlandsranch.org. After you register, you will be contacted with the location you will be assigned to.

Dogs & Donuts

Date:
Sep 08, 2018 8 - 10am
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Enjoy complimentary coffee, donuts, and Santiago's breakfast burritos along with with four-legged friends on the High Line Canal.

Easter Bunny Breakfast

Date:
Mar 31, 2018 8:30 - 10am
Cost:
$5
Phone:
303-688-4495

Enjoy a morning that includes Flippin’ Flapjacks, face painting and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of Central Colorado. Event attendees are also able to bring a much needed food item from the list on the website as a donation in lieu of purchasing a $5 ticket.

Just Between Friends All Season Consignment Sale

Date:
Aug 23, 2018 to Aug 26, 2018
Schedule:
Aug. 23-25, 9am-7pm; Aug. 26, 9am-2pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-506-1643

Shop the largest children’s consignment sale in Colorado. Items sell for 50 percent off on Aug. 25; 75 percent off on Aug. 26.

Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo

Date:
Nov 10, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-623-7876

Hours vary by date. Shop for ski and snowboard gear, learn about cross-country skiing, ski jumping and snowshoeing. Visit website for ticket prices.

Indian Market & Powwow

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 to Jun 02, 2019
Cost:
$10, free age 12 and under
Phone:
303-839-1671

See award-winning American Indian artists sell and demonstrate authentic artwork in a juried show, alongside a two-day Powwow honoring American Indians, American Indian veterans, and all veterans. Entertainment includes performances, music, and hands-on activities, as well as HawkQuest presenting live hawk and eagle demonstrations.

Pop Culture Families: Superheroes

Date:
May 08, 2019 6 - 8pm
Cost:
$5-$6.25
Phone:
303-651-8404

Combine fun activities with deep discussions that help your family get the most out of visiting your favorite, fantastic pop culture worlds. Age 8 and up. Registration includes up to four people. Call to register.

giveSPORTS Drive

Date:
Sep 07, 2019 9 - 11:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-405-1100

Help gather new and gently-used sports equipment that will be given to children of need in the community. Drop off goods and receive a ticket voucher good for two tickets to an Avalanche or Nuggets preseason game of choice. New and gently-used items needed include equipment for football, baseball, lacrosse, volleyball, and hockey.

Just Between Friends Loveland Consignment Sale

Date:
Nov 02, 2017 to Nov 07, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
970-663-1916

Shop for children's, teen's and maternity items at big discounts. Opening day Thursday Nov 2- 9:30am prime shopping time, $10 advance tickets or $15 at the door. 11am is $2 admission until 6pm. Friday-Sun is free admission 9am-6pm. Monday is free admission and 50% off all non starred items 9am-6pm, Tuesday 50% off all non…

Highlands Ranch Veterans Day Celebration

Date:
Nov 11, 2018 11am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-791-7323

Honor the service of America’s veterans during the Highlands Ranch Veterans Day Celebration featuring a keynote speaker, color guard, and patriotic music.

Civic Center Eats

Date:
Apr 30, 2019 to Oct 10, 2019
Schedule:
Most Tue, Wed, Thu, 11am-2pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
800-233-6837

Head to the heart of downtown for lunch, choosing from a variety of food trucks. Enjoy live music and giveaways.

South Platte Stewardship Day

Date:
Apr 20, 2019 9am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-743-9720 ext 840

Help with numerous projects including trash removal, trail construction, painting, graffiti removal, tree protection, and willow harvesting or relocation. A meal is included. Registration is required.

X Games Aspen

Date:
Jan 24, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
Schedule:
Jan. 24-27
Cost:
Most events are free to spectators. Musical performances require a ticket
Phone:
970-923-1227

Watch as the greatest ski, snowboard, and snowmobile athletes battle for glory in 18 different disciplines. Concerts (for age 15 and up) feature the Chainsmokers, Kygo, Lil Wayne, and Louis the Child.

Spring Pottery Sale

Date:
May 03, 2019 to May 04, 2019
Schedule:
May 3, 9am-7pm; May 4, 8am-5pm
Cost:
Entry is free
Phone:
303-409-2612

Find one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day gifts, wedding gifts, and items for your own home.

10th Annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness

Date:
Jun 08, 2019 7 - 10:30am
Cost:
$40 adults, $35 seniors 60+ and children 12 and under, $30 survivors. Groups of 4 or more receive a 10 percent discount
Phone:
720-971-9436

Be part of the country's second largest 1 mile and 5K run/walk fundraiser for ovarian cancer. Families, dogs, strollers, and children help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Proceeds benefit the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

Blossoms of Light

Date:
Nov 23, 2018 to Jan 01, 2019
Cost:
Free-$16 depending on age and membership status
Phone:
720-865-3501

Experience a twinkling winter wonderland, complete with an interactive LED light and sound display. Warm drinks and tasty treats will be available for purchase.

PorchFest

Date:
Sep 16, 2018 12:30 - 4:15pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443-9952

Bring your family to enjoy 20 live bands playing on different porches throughout the historic district. Food carts available on 6th St. between Concord and Maxwell.

Earth Day Clean-Up

Date:
Apr 21, 2019 Noon - 2
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-658-2796

Help beautify Standley Lake with trash collection, invasive weed mitigation, and other outdoor tasks. Reservations required.

Unicorn Palooza

Date:
Aug 24, 2019 11am - 4pm
Cost:
Free admission
Phone:
303-688-4495

See "real" unicorns, a petting zoo, live magic performances, and unicorn-inspired arts and crafts. There will also be mermaid and fairy meet-and-greets. Bring your camera for photos.

Summer Friends Book Sale

Date:
Aug 18, 2018 to Aug 25, 2018
Schedule:
During library hours
Cost:
Free admission. $2-$3 for adult books; $1 or less for children's books
Phone:
303-665-5200

Shop a library sale of fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children, sponsored by The Friends of the Lafayette Library.

Colorado Remembers

Date:
May 25, 2019 8am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-248-3990

Attend this annual event honoring Colorado military personnel and their families. There will be a free pancake breakfast; music by The Beverly Belles; a remembrance ceremony featuring the Sound of the Rockies; and time to visit the Colorado Freedom Memorial.

PeaceJam Rocky Mountain Youth Leadership Conference

Date:
Mar 16, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Cost:
$50 and up
Phone:
303-455-2099

See internationally-renowned peace activist and Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum join youth ages 8-22 for an interactive weekend. Young leaders from across the Rocky Mountains are invited to this transformative event, where they will engage in dialogue with a Nobel Peace Laureate and learn how to be effective changemakers in their communities.

Cars and Coffee

Date:
Mar 31, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
Schedule:
Last Sat of the month, 9am-noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Enjoy delicious donuts, coffee, and 250-plus classic and exotic cars.

Rise Up Against Addiction

Date:
Jul 21, 2018 8am
Cost:
Visit the website for registration pricing information
Phone:
720-913-1311

Be part of a 5K run/walk to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and to bring the disease into the light. There will also be a Shatterproof Community Village, Memorial Gallery, and a Celebrate Recovery area.

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado Annual Luncheon

Date:
Oct 10, 2018
Cost:
Visit website for ticket information
Phone:
303-285-2967

Attend the event designed to educate and engage diverse sectors and communities statewide around the issues affecting Colorado’s women and their families. The Annual Luncheon supports women’s economic advancement, while raising vital funds for The Foundation.

Daddy-Daughter Snow Ball

Date:
Jan 26, 2019 6:30 - 9pm
Cost:
$25 adult, $20 first child, $10 additional child
Phone:
303-466-5685

Make special memories while enjoying an evening of dancing and games at this event hosted by the Colorado Conservatory of Dance.

Holiday Tree Lighting

Date:
Dec 05, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-739-6706

Enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the holiday season. Featuring seasonal treats, live music and a spectacular outdoor lights display.

Stock Show Parade

Date:
Jan 10, 2019 Noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-231-5657

Watch more than 40 Longhorn cattle walking through the streets of downtown Denver. Step back in time and see a true western cattle drive with horses, cowboys, cowgirls, tractors, marching bands, and floats. The parade starts at Union Station and runs down 17th Street. The National Western BBQ Lunch begins at 11:30am in the atrium…

First Bite Boulder

Date:
Nov 09, 2018 to Nov 17, 2018
Schedule:
See website for participating restaurants and locations
Cost:
$19 and $34 menu options
Phone:
303-449-3774

Try cuisine from more than 50 of the Boulder area’s top restaurants, over the course of nine days. Participating restaurants will offer a special three course dinner menu to the community. All ages.

Belly Bliss Open House

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:

Test out new classes for free including Stroller Booty, Toddler Yoga and more. Enjoy goodies and treats provided by other Stanley Marketplace vendors and participate in giveaways throughout the day. Sign up for classes online because space is limited.

Miner’s Blast

Date:
Oct 06, 2018 11am - 5pm
Cost:
$10 per child for all activities, free under age 3 and adults
Phone:
303-828-3440

Sling the flying gourd, visit the children’s archery range, enjoy a hayride, and explore trucks. Visitors receive a complimentary pumpkin.

Handmade in Colorado Expo

Date:
Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 22, 2019
Schedule:
Sept. 20-22
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-534-6161

Shop the annual showcase of some of Colorado's best arts, crafts, and goods. All merchandise displayed at this juried show is handmade in Colorado and sold direct by the artist or crafter.

Pump for Preemies Milk Drive

Date:
Dec 04, 2018 9am - 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-507-0903

Be part of a a milk drive offering a unique way for breastfeeding women with more milk than their baby needs to donate a gift that can help save a life. Rocky Mountain Aardvarks will host a music class for kids at 4:30pm. Refreshments will be served.

AMA National Championship

Date:
Jun 01, 2019 8am - 5:30pm
Cost:
$45 adults, $20 children
Phone:
303-988-3889

See Round 3 of the 2019 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship with some of the fastest racers in the world.

Ralston House 5K Endurance Challenge

Date:
Aug 04, 2018 10am
Cost:
Visit website for registration specifics
Phone:
720-898-6754

Take to the streets of Olde Town Arvada, walking or running, to raise money to bring attention to child abuse and improve the lives of children affected by abuse. There will be live music, a pancake breakfast, face painting, and freebies.

The Servant of Two Masters

Date:
Oct 19, 2017 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-492-8008

See the classic commedia dell'arte tale, written in the 1700s, concerning the complications wrought by the servant Truffaldino when he attends to two different masters at the same time.

Littleton Twilight Criterium

Date:
Aug 03, 2019 3 - 10pm
Cost:
$38
Phone:

Ride a circuit that runs through the streets of downtown Littleton highlighted by the pro and elite racing. There will also be live music, a beer garden, kid zone, and strider ride for families.

Longmont Pride Festival

Date:
Jun 22, 2019 2 - 6pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-499-5777

Discover a variety of community activities, vendors, and LGBTQ pride merchandise, sponsored by Out Boulder County. Located on 4th St. between Main and Emery St.

Movie in the Grove

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 5:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-497-7650

Enjoy popcorn and treats while watching a classic movie with accompaniment by Hank Troy. All ages.

Doggie Plunge

Date:
Sep 07, 2019 9am - 3pm
Cost:
$15
Phone:

Bring your pooch to take the plunge with other four-legged swimmers. This is a fundraiser for dogs (and their humans) to benefit Freedom Service Dogs.

MLK Jr. Tribute

Date:
Jan 15, 2019 7:30pm
Cost:
Free. Tickets are required for admission but do not guarantee a seat. Tickets are available two weeks prior to the event at the Colorado Symphony Box Office
Phone:
303-623-7876

Attend a community concert to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The evening will feature special guest performances and will include recipients of the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award.

Superkids Expo

Date:
Apr 27, 2019 10am - 3pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:

Explore summer offerings plus Battle of Superheroes, pony rides, bouncy castle, rock climbing wall, and camp giveaways.

Boots & Brews

Date:
Jul 28, 2018
Schedule:
Takes place after the parade and will end at 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-814-7444

Enjoy a country-style street party and festival following the parade. Takes place at Festival Park.

Rocky Mountain Train Show

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 to Mar 04, 2018
Schedule:
Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 10am-4pm
Cost:
$10 adults and kids age 12 and up; free age 11 and under, Scouts in uniform, and active duty military with ID
Phone:
303-292-6278

Explore 2-1/2 acres of trains with displays, demonstrations, sales, and clinics. Admission is good for both days.

Denver Greek Festival

Date:
Jun 21, 2019 to Jun 23, 2019
Schedule:
Fri, 11am-11pm; Sat, 11am-11pm; Sun 11am-6pm
Cost:
$5 admission
Phone:

Join in the annual event that celebrates traditional Greek food, music, dance, and culture.

Boulder Creek Hometown Festival

Date:
Sep 01, 2018 to Sep 03, 2018
Schedule:
Sat-Sun 10am-8pm, Mon 10am-5pm
Cost:
Free; fees for some attractions
Phone:
303-449-3137

Celebrate the end of summer with arts and crafts exhibitors, live performances, carnival rides, and the Great Zucchini Race.

Art Stop

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 to Nov 17, 2018
Schedule:
10am-1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-443-2122

Experience hands-on art making on the front porch of the museum, that complements the museum’s exhibits, during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market. Free admission during the market.

Boulder Creek Hometown Festival

Date:
Aug 31, 2019 to Sep 02, 2019
Schedule:
Sat and Sun, 10am-8pm; Mon 10am-5pm
Cost:
Free admission and concerts. Some vendors charge a fee
Phone:
303-449-3137

Close out the summer event season in Boulder with a juried art show, live performances, the Great Zucchini Race, Classic Car Show, Rocky Mountain Beer Festival, and Great Boulder Duck Race.

Broomfield Days Community Festival

Date:
Sep 15, 2017 to Sep 16, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-460-6912

Enjoy a day of activities (Sept. 16) including a clown contest, parade, craft festival, and more. Also includes a golf tournament and bingo games (Sept. 15). All ages.

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