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Denver Events

Find Denver-area activities for kids in our event calendar!  

New feature: You may now add your own family-friendly event to our calendar below for free! Please no fundraisers, camps, or ongoing events (longer than a week).  Only two listings per organization per month. Events must be geared to families or will not be approved. 

Sep
15
Fri
Corn Maze @ Chatfield Farms
Sep 15 @ 7:41 pm – Oct 29 @ 8:41 pm

Wind your way through seven acres of corn. The maze can be viewed from two 15-foot tall illuminated bridges. Visitors under the age of 10 can explore the mini-maze.

Tickets include one hayride, barrel train ride (for children 12 and under) and unlimited jumping on a giant pillow. Pony rides and hamster balls are available for an additional fee. An array of food vendors sell favorite fall foods such as funnel cakes, hotdogs, freshly squeezed lemonade and kettle corn.

In an effort to reduce waste, printed maps will not be available at the mazes.
 

Sep
20
Wed
Just Between Friends of Douglas County Sale @ Douglas County Fairgrounds
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 7:00 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. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website for times, details and admission coupons.
Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.($2 admission) ; Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. ($2 admission) ; Saturday half-price pre-sale 3:30-5:30 p.m. (volunteers); Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (half-price sale; $2 admission)

Sep
21
Thu
Just Between Friends of Denver @ National Western Complex
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 7:00 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. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website for times, details and admission coupons.

Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., ($4 admission) Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ($2 admission); Saturday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (half-price sale)

Sep
22
Fri
Early Release Day Adventure @ Colorado Adventure Point
Sep 22 all-day

Throughout the year our various schools have several early release days. Colorado Adventure Point is available to make these days off more exciting by offering half day classes in various fun skills. Some of these classes include archery, rock climbing, art, cooking and robotics. Each day will cover two separate classes, please refer to our website for more details!

Any questions can be emailed to info@coloradoadventurepoint.org

Handmade in Colorado Expo
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm

The Handmade in Colorado Expo is a showcase of some of Colorado’s Best Handmade Arts, Crafts, Food, and Goods.

All merchandise displayed at this juried show is handmade in Colorado and sold direct by the artist or crafter. A huge collection of exhibitors will represent a wide range of media. All work sold will be created from both emerging and experienced artisans from Colorado. This event is designed for Locavores as customers will only find Colorado made items. There will be an exciting mix of awesome free music from local bands. This event happens in 3 cities – Estes Park in Bond Park on 8/26 & 8/27; Denver in Skyline Park on 9/22, 923, & 9/24 and Boulder in Central Park on 10/7 & 10/8.

Sep
23
Sat
Boulder Day Nursery Children’s Carnival @ Boulder Day Nursery
Sep 23 all-day

Bring your kids, grandparents and friends to help us celebrate the 100th Anniversary of BDN – Boulder’s oldest nonprofit – with a 1917-themed Children’s Carnival. Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017 Time: 4-7pm, Jeff & Paige concert begins at 6pm Cost: Free and Open to the Public (RSVP to reserve your space)

Darling Doubles Sale
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website for times, details and admission coupons.

 

Outdoor Adventure Expo @ Cherry Creek State Park
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm

Try all of the recreation activities Colorado has to offer in one place, over one weekend, for free! Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold the inaugural Outdoor Adventure Expo at Cherry Creek State Park the weekend of September 23-24, 2017. New adventures begin here with three separate recreation areas (Outdoor, Shooting, and Water) which offer archery, biking, fishing, OHV rides, paddleboarding, rock climbing, sailing, shooting and more!

Say Cheese! @ Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Take beautiful portraits at one of the most unique locations around – the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus! Pose in captivating backdrops including Joy Park, the nearby South Platte River Trail or head inside for playful snapshots in our exhibits.

Date: September 23
Time: 9 am – 12 pm, 1 hour sessions
Cost: $350 member, $375 non-member

Parker Art and Music Festival
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Parker Art & Music Festival is back with another great collection of national and local fine artists, September 23 and 24. Art booths feature juried eclectic and diverse art including jewelry, ceramics, photography, painting, wood, mixed media and more. The festival is nestled under big shade trees in quaint O’Brien Park on clean grass. Nearby is a playground and picnic tables. Easily visible and accessed at the corner of Parker Road and Mainstreet in the Downtown Walking District of Parker.

2017 Energy Day Festival @ East High School
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Denver’s first FREE family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Energy Day Denver will have interactive demonstrations and exhibits teaching students and their families about the various forms of energy, science, technology, efficiency, conservation, and careers in the energy industry. The exciting exhibits and interactions with energy experts help spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Chalk Art Festival
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm

Watch in awe as pastel chalk paintings come to life at Centennial’s award winning park. Using pavement for canvas, juried artists—amateur and professional are needed. Please join us for two fun-filled days enjoying whimsical chalk art, bites from local food trucks, live entertainment, artisan crafters and more.