8 fun things to do in Denver this weekend
posted by: Amber Johnson
Denver has some fun Chinese New Year celebrations, Sesame Street’s Kindness Tour, free ice skating and more. For additional details, see our event calendar.
Chinese Lantern Decorating Contest at the Outlets at Castle Rock
On Saturday, January 28th, join Outlets at Castle Rock where kids 12 and under can sign up to participate in their Chinese New Year Lantern Decorating Contest. The top 3 winners will be awarded prizes from Outlets at Castle Rock.
Sesame Street’s Kindness Tour at FlatIron Crossing
HBO and Sesame Workshop—in partnership with Rocky Mountain PBS —present the Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour, a free, multi-city experiential tour timed to and inspired by the new, 47th season of Sesame Street.
Free Ice Skating at Skyline Park at Southwest Rink at Skyline Park
Jan 28 at 11:00 am
Come join other parents and kids skating at the downtown Denver Southwest Rink for clean air, where you can learn more about Colorado Moms Know Best, find out what you can do to make a difference in your kids’ future and meet other moms concerned about clean air for our kids. RSVP here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/ice-skating-at-skyline-park
Michael Carbonaro Live! at Paramount Theatre
Jan 26, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ever wondered what it feels like to be on the other side of Michael Carbonaro as he works his magic to make people believe the unbelievable? This is your chance to find out! From his hit television series “The Carbonaro Effect” on truTV, magician Michael Carbonaro brings his signature blend of bizarre antics, audience interaction, hilarious video clips, and mind-blowing magic live on stage.
Ski and Snowshoe Weekend and Break the Ice Weekend at Snow Mountain Ranch
Jan 27 – Jan 29
Join Camp Chief Ouray for a fun filled weekend with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and sledding. Price includes lodging, food, and activities (including equipment rental) at Camp Chief Ouray. Campers will stay in a CCO lodge with heat and indoor restrooms.
Break the Ice Weekend at Snow Mountain Ranch
Jan 28 – Jan 29
The Break the Ice Weekends, taking place January 28-29, February 4-5, and February 18-19 will feature free guided ski & snowshoe hikes plus activities including:
Chinese New Year Celebration, Taste of China and Cultural Fair at the Recreation Center at Southridge
Jan 28, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association and the SCFD is partnering with Great Wall Chinese Academy to present a cultural program to celebrate Chinese New Year and the year of the Fire Rooster. The program features exciting Chinese dragon and lion dances, beautiful Chinese folk dances, amazing Chinese martial art – Kung Fu, and well-prepared choral and instrumental performances.
The Music Train Family Concert Series-Reggae and World Dance at The Oriental Theater
Jan 29, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Can’t get to the tropics this Winter? No worries, this concert series will bring the warmth to you! An all age, family friendly Reggae and World Dance concert with IRIE STILL and delicious eats and refreshing libations (for both adults and kids.