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14 family-friendly events in Denver this weekend

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There are plenty of events in Denver this weekend including a family music fest, Colfax Marathon, Kites in the Park, Rocky Mountain Stamp Show and more. See our event calendar for additional information.

Northglenn Food Truck Carnival at Northglenn City Hall 
May 12 – May 14 
20 carnival rides from Wright’s Amusements traveling show will be included at Food Truck Carnival. Carnival rides are great for young children, teenagers & adults

2016 Primal Colorado Bike Expo at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
May 13 – May 14 
The two day festival and consumer show will also include BMX flatland and aerial stunts, a play zone, adult big wheel races, learn to ride clinics, strider course, sprint competitions, demo area, Giro d’Italia viewing party, antique bicycle display, bands, beer garden and food trucks!

Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park 
May 13, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Travel back to 1859…for free! Enjoy a tour of the Four Mile House Museum. 

Rocky Mountain Stamp Show at the Crown Plaza Denver Airport Center 
May 13 – May 15
Believe it or not, this event has plenty to do for kids and grown-ups.

Family Music Fest, Denver School of Science and Technology Stapleton
May 14 
Join Inside the Orchestra, Neighborhood Music Stapleton, and Central City Opera for a day of music and creativity for families with children of all ages! 

Colfax Marathon 
May 14  – May 15 
Runner’s World selected Colfax as 1 of 10 “Marathons to run” in 2015, and just announced Colfax as 1 of 10 “Great marathons for first timers” for 2016. There are several other races including a 5K.

Alverde Bazaar Pop-up Outdoor Market at Eron Johnson Antiques
May 14, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Voted Denver’s Best New Flea Market in 2014 and one of the Five Best Flea Markets in Metro Denver in 2015 by Westword, this Pop-Up Market brings together emerging artisans and small independent Colorado businesses selling a diverse mix of vintage, antique and hip handmade products.

Evergreen Kids Clothes Swap at The Place 
May 14, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come to a kids clothes swap in Evergreen! Visit our website for info on what to bring and what you can take! This is a fun event with a lot of people – so come early! Sign-up to hear about updates and others swaps in the Denver area.

Meet the Beekeeper at Hudson Gardens 
May 14, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Stop by the Apiary while Hudson Gardens’ beekeepers are working their hives, and observe live, active beehives and real-life management techniques. These sessions offer the opportunity to simply observe, or, to seek answers to all of the questions you have about beekeeping that you’ve never had the chance to ask!

16th Annual Indian Market and Powwow at The Fort 
May 14  – May 15
Tesoro’s Indian Market is Colorado’s largest authentic American Indian art show, featuring nationally acclaimed Indian artists who demonstrate and sell their juried art throughout the weekend. Over 50 intertribal American Indian dancers and drum groups will share their heritage through traditional dance and regalia.

Cockpit Demo Day at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum 
May 14, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kids of all ages can climb aboard select Wings aircraft and get a pilot’s perspective of the instruments and controls. They can set their imagination free as they soar through the billowing clouds and navigate the sky in these historic aircraft.

Corgis Take Over Denver 2016, Cheesman Park 
May 14, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
This will be the first annual Corgis Take Over Denver event which is a corgi walk/parade and costume contest. Although the focus is corgis, all dogs are welcome to participate and bring their humans to see all the ridiculous tiny legs. Come have some fun, you won’t be able to not smile.

Kites in the Park, Spring Canyon Park
May 15, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grab your kite and come out to Spring Canyon Community Park for the 9th Annual Kites in the Park Festival. This FREE family-friendly community event welcomes fliers from around the world who will perform ballets, battle kites, and fly giant tiger, fish and bird kites.

Youth on Record Day
May 15,  12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth on Record’s Album Release Block Party and Community Celebration on Sunday May 15, 2016 will bring together 500+ community members for a day-long outdoor mini-festival complete with live music from Youth on Record students, as well as local and national musicians. 

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  • comment avatar Jennifer Egbert May 14, 2016

    Thanks for sharing, as always. These look like so much fun, and I’m sure my little will love it!

  • comment avatar Denver Date Nite May 17, 2016

    Could we add a couple of our faves to the list? It’s farmers market season!! South Pearl farmers market opened last week and, weather permitting, will be open next. Also the Denver Flea, we took our littles (ages 3 and 5) and everyone had a blast!

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