10 fun family events in Denver this week
posted by: Amber Johnson
Fun events in Denver this week include the Frozen premiere at the Buell Theatre, Lafayette Peach Festival and BREASTIVAL at Cheesman Park. Go to our event calendar for full listings.
Just Between Friends of Aurora Sale at Arapahoe County Fairgrounds
Aug 17 – 20
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. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website for times, details and admission coupons.
Frozen Premiere at the Buell Theater
Aug 17 – 20
The beloved Disney tale of two sisters torn apart and their journey to find themselves comes to life on the stage in August. Premiering at the Buell Theatre in Denver first – before it reaches Broadway in New York – the highly anticipated new musical will run through October 1, 2017.
Joy Park Free Nights at Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Aug 18, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We’re keeping Joy Park open after hours from 4 – 8 pm (or dusk) on the third Friday of every month, May – September, thanks to a collaboration with Denver Parks and Recreation. Please note: These FREE nights include access to Joy Park only and are weather permitting. Except for the restrooms, the inside of the Museum will be closed.
Denver Writes Hosts Free Reading and Book Launch at the BookBar
Aug 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Denver Writes is proud to announce the release of our Summer Camp 2017 Anthology. This collection features stories and plays created by talented and amazing young writers over the course of our four unique camps, inspired by their adventures in and around Denver.
Global Fest at the Aurora Municipal Center
The city of Aurora, Colorado invites you to experience fantastic flavors, cultural experiences and artistic expression from around the world at Global Fest. Come thirsty! The World Beer Market will offer different beverages with brewing techniques and flavors from around the world. All beers are globally inspired…and locally made.
Sleep Tight Colorado’s 7th Annual 5K Pajama Jog at City Park
Aug 19, 8:00 am
Sleep Tight Colorado is excited to be hosting their 7th Annual 5K Pajama Jog in Denver’s City Park on Saturday, August 19th starting at 8AM. Support a great cause and appear in a costume for contest prizes.
Free Day at the Denver Firefighters Museum
Aug 19, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A great way to say goodbye to summer! Join us for fun, family-friendly activities in our historic 1909 fire station, free of charge. Visitors of all ages are welcome.
Lafayette Peach Festival
Aug 19, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The 18th Annual Peach Festival centers around world famous all natural Palisade, Colorado peaches. Enjoy peach pies, peach cobbler and peach smoothies. Food vendors, crafters, antique dealers along with some of the finest artists from the Front Range and Western States will be showcased. Children’s activities, live entertainment and music throughout the day.
Free Day at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Aug 19, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The mission of the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and educate the public about quilts; honor quiltmaking traditions; and embrace the evolution of the art and craft of quilting.
BREASTIVAL at Cheesman Park
Aug 20, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bring the whole family for a day of FREE fun and activities! This year’s event features over 30 vendors, face painting, bounce house, balloon animals, numerous activities (baby wearing, music classes, infant sign language, yoga, story time, etc.), food trucks and more.