16 fun family events in Denver
posted by: Amber Johnson
Awesome events in Denver this week include the Jeffco Fair & Festival, a Family Fun Festival, Farm Around Boulder County Farm Tours and more. See full listings on our event calendar.
Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes at the Pepsi Center
Aug 4 – 9
Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands.
Denver Days 2017
Aug 6 – 13
Five years ago the Mayor turned that vision into reality by creating Denver Days, a program during the first week of August that encourages neighbors to get to know their neighbors by hosting block parties, picnics, and service projects with the focus on small, organic gatherings.
Vail Kids Adventure Games
Aug 9 – 12
Vail welcomes the Kids Adventure Games, presented by Toyota, Aug. 9-13, where kids ages six to 14 will experience the thrill of adventure racing. Teams of two navigate an adventure course that includes biking, rope swings, mud pits, cargo nets, zip lines, a giant slip-n-slide and more.
Jeffco Fair and Festival
Aug 10 – 13
Every day immerse yourself in exhibits and demonstrations from Jefferson County’s 4-H members and Jeffco residents, get your groove on with our outstanding entertainment lineup, pull for your favorite cowboys and cowgirls as they kick up dust at one of Colorado’s largest professional rodeos and of course enjoy all of the other fun, interactive and traditional experiences that can only be found at Jeffco’s signature event.
16th Street Fair at 16th Street Mall
Aug 11 – 12
The 16th Street Fair is an annual celebration of fine art, handcrafted goods, and the 16th Street Mall in Downtown Denver. Enjoy a showcase of emerging artists and designers, producing original and unique handmade goods, in a wide array of media.
Four Mile Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park
Aug 11, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Take a tour of the Four Mile House Museum, check out historic demonstrations, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from our summer kitchen, and greet our farm animals. We’ll also be offering our Hay Bales & Tall Tales story and activity time from 12:00-1:00 pm.
NEW Colorado Classic & Velorama Colorado Festival
Aug 11 – 13
Professional bike racing will return to the Centennial State with the new Colorado Classic, a four-day series of races that will bring together top international men and women cyclists. Races are scheduled in Colorado Springs and Breckenridge with a big finale weekend in Denver.
2017 Family Fun Festival at The Colorado Horse Park
Join us on August 12th from 11-3pm for The Colorado Horse Park’s 2017 Family Fun Festival! The festival welcomes families and individuals from local Parker and surrounding Denver communities to experience the excitement of three day event, while enjoying an array of family-friendly activities and attractions.
Art-I-Fax: Reflections Street Party
Aug 12, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for a day of live music, a variety of street and performing arts, food, drinks, and community building to celebrate Colfax!
Denver Sloan’s Lake Art and Music Festival
Aug 12 – 13
The 4th Annual Denver Sloan’s Lake Art & Music Festival is a Denver Days featured event with a juried collection of national and local art by local and juried fine artists. Art booths feature eclectic and diverse art including jewelry, ceramics, photography, painting, wood, mixed media and more.
Free Kid Saturdays at History Colorado Center
Aug 12, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
General Admission to the History Colorado Center is FREE for kids 18 and under EVERY SATURDAY during the months of June, July and August 2017.
Mothers of Multiples Society Sale at Douglas County Fairgrounds
Aug 12, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. Thousands of shoppers find bargains on kids’ clothing for newborn-preteen, toys, strollers, furniture, baby equipment, books, shoes, maternity items and more…all at 50-90% below retail.
Block Party at Your Soul’s Movement Performing Arts
Aug 12, 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us at Your Soul’s Movement Performing Arts for our first ever neighborhood Block Party. Bring the entire family and enjoy music, live performances, food and much more!
Farm Around Boulder County Farm Tours at Participating Boulder County Farms
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon exploring unique farms throughout Boulder County and celebrating our diverse agricultural community! Participating farmers are opening their doors and inviting you to experience our abundant agriculture at the peak of the growing season.