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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. 

Feb
27
Mon
FREE Belly Bliss Class @ Stanley Marketplace
Feb 27 – Mar 3 all-day

BIG NEWS! It’s another baby, really! Lauren Williams, owner of Belly Bliss, has expanded her motherhood brand and begun classes in Stapleton’s newly-opened Stanley Marketplace. Next week she is offering FREE classes for anyone interested.

Mar
3
Fri
Camp Chief Ouray Ski and Snowshoe Weekend @ Camp Chief Ouray
Mar 3 – Mar 5 all-day

Join Camp Chief Ouray for a fun filled weekend with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and sledding.

Ages: 7-12

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.

Additional Option: New for 2017 Mini Snowmobiling: $20. We will have an additional option for mini snowmobiling in Winter Park with Grand Adventures. A waiver is required.

Add Transportation: for $30 each way. (Exit 259 Golden/Morrison off I-70, “Hogback Jurassic Park-n-Ride, Wooly Mammoth lot”) Pick up is at 7:00 pm on Friday (dinner is not provided Friday) and drop off is at 4:00 pm on Sunday.

Mar
4
Sat
Free Day @ Denver Art Museum
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

General admission is free on the first Saturday of the month thanks to Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

Girls & Science Day @ Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Be inspired by women in science! The Denver Museum of Nature & Science and CBS4 are excited to host the third annual Girls and Science event on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Explore a variety of Science Clubhouses, where girls (and boys!) and their families will meet women scientists and experience the many diverse opportunities a future in science, technology, engineering, art, and math can bring. This day is all about igniting a passion for science—so try it on, test it out, and play!

Admission Information
Ages 2-18: $4 general Museum admission
SNAP Access: Free, just show your EBT card at Ticketing
Members: Free

Family Fun Day: Going to the Dogs @ CU South Denver
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

As the annual long-distance Alaskan dog sled race begins, join us for a day all about dogs. Meet and touch live dogs, discover their delightful adaptations and create canine-inspired crafts. Get an up close look at artifacts from Inuit peoples and explore how people living in Arctic climates survive in these environments. Step into Fiske Planetarium’s StarLab to discover how the dog racers use the night sky to navigate through the race.

Family Fun Day: Iditarod @ CU South Denver
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am

This power-packed adventure brings together our beloved Family Fun Day with our action packed Iditarod Day! Get twice the experience for one great price at a day that has gone to the dogs!

As the annual long-distance Alaskan dog sled race begins, join us for a day all about dogs with activities including:
-Watch the live start of the last great race on Earth, the Iditarod dog sled race on our Giant Screen Movie Theater
-Learn about the race while visiting the different check-point stations and filling out the map for a prize!
-Get your picture taken with a live wolf courtesy of our friends at Colorado Wolf Adventures
-Participate in fun and intriguing canine related educational activities
-Get an up-close look at artifacts from Inuit peoples and explore how people living in Arctic climates survive in these environments.
-Step into Fiske Planetarium’s StarLab to discover how the dog racers use the night sky to navigate through the race.

In partnership with the CU Museum of Natural History and the Starlab Planetarium, courtesy of Fiske Planetarium at the University of Colorado Boulder.

The Rocky Mountain Train Show @ Denver Adventures
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm

Visit the largest model train show west of the Mississippi River at the Denver Mart. Make it a day or a weekend of Family Fun with 2-1/2 acres of model and toy trains of all scales, with 30 operating train layouts. See classic and modern trains from American Flyer, Athearn, Atlas, Bachmann, Blackstone, Broadway Limited, Kato, LGB, Lionel, Marx, MTH and Walthers.

FREE kids activities include Kids Hands-On Layouts, Thomas the Train, Railroad Story Time, Kid-In-A-Cab, Railroad Theater, Train Town and our Build-A-Layout project.
Train rides, Face painting and Lil Engineer portraits

Wonderful Wings–Day at the Museum @ Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us in celebrating choice enrollment at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in hangar 1 at the Lowry Air Force Base! A tour of the base, the B-57, flight simulators and the interior cockpits of DC10 & B-727 will begin promptly at 11am – don’t miss it! 

Mar
7
Tue
Free Day @ Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free Days occur throughout the year at both York Street and Chatfield Farms, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). No tickets are needed for admission to Free Days. Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.

Target Tuesday Free Nights @ Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Target is committed to giving back to the communities where their guests and team members live and work. Through their generous sponsorship of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, families can play for FREE the first Tuesday* of each month from 4 – 8 pm.

Mar
9
Thu
Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions @ Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Brought to life by a full orchestra performing all new arrangements and carefully timed visuals from recent and classic Pokémon video games. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions has become the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages a chance to experience the evolution.

Mar
10
Fri
Four Mile Free Day @ Four Mile Historic Park
Mar 10 @ 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. Admission is free thanks to the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.