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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. 

Aug
17
Thu
Just Between Friends of Aurora Sale @ Arapahoe County Fairgrounds
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – Aug 20 @ 6:00 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.-6 p.m. $2 admission; Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (25% off sale); Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (50% off)

Frozen Premiere @ Buell Theater
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 10:00 pm

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.

August 17 – October 1

Aug
20
Sun
BREASTIVAL @ 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! (For prizes, register before the event at cobreastival.com!)

The Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition hosts the Breastival each year as a free event for families with the purpose of connecting families to community goods and services and to help support, normalize and celebrate breastfeeding!

Aug
24
Thu
Just Between Friends of Longmont Sale @ Boulder County Fairgrounds
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – Aug 27 @ 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.

Times: Thurs.-Sat. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sat. 50% off); Sun. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (75% off)

Aug
25
Fri
Colorado State Fair
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – Sep 4 @ 10:00 pm

Get ready for nonstop entertainment during one of the largest pro rodeos in the country. Highlights include a livestock and horse show, parades, country concerts, an arts exhibition, a fiesta weekend, and an electrifying carnival at the Pueblo Fairgrounds.

Oktoberfest @ T.E.V. Edelweiss Club
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

Come to the most authentic Oktoberfest this side of the Rhine River! We have a little something for everyone. On August 25, join us for dinner starting at 5pm. We will have music by the Rhinelanders all the way until 11pm. We also plan to have dance performances and games for all.

August 26, We open at 11 am for lunch. A little later, the Alpine Echo will get your toes tapping. We will have dance performances, a bounce house for the kids, and plenty of food, beer and games for all ages. While our band may stop at 11pm, we will keep going if you are still dancing.

August 27: We again, open at 11 am for your after church lunch special. The bounce house is back for the kiddos, and the beer booth is open for moms and dads. The band will be the Austrian Connection and they play all the way until 6pm.

This year we have a special treat. Our cook will be the would famous Chef Neuhold serving up the traditional schnitzel, and melt in your mouth smoked salmon. Plus, we are putting in a BIG screen TV for all you sports fans.
Admission is $5 for 21+, $3 for 11-20, Free for kids 12 and under free.
Please visit www.tevedelweiss.org for more info and ticket specials.

Oktoberfest
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 9:00 pm

Come to the most authentic Oktoberfest this side of the Rhine River! We have a little something for everyone. On August 25, join us for dinner starting at 5pm. We will have music by the Rhinelanders all the way until 11pm. We also plan to have dance performances and games for all.

August 26, We open at 11 am for lunch. A little later, the Alpen Echo will get your toes tapping. We will have dance performances, a bounce house for the kids, and plenty of food, beer and games for all ages. While our band may stop at 11pm, we will keep going if you are still dancing.

August 27: We again, open at 11 am for your after church lunch special. The bounce house is back for the kiddos, and the beer booth is open for moms and dads. The band will be the Austrian Connection and they play all the way until 6pm.

This year we have a special treat. Our cook will be the would famous Chef Neuhold serving up the traditional schnitzel, and melt in your mouth smoked salmon. Plus, we are putting in a BIG screen TV for all you sports fans.

 

Aug
26
Sat
Zero Waste Concert & Street Fair @ Sandstone Park
Aug 26 all-day

Join us to celebrate and learn about Zero Waste and the Town of Lyons’s progress as a model Green Star Zero Waste Community –the first of its kind in the nation.

The event is free and family friendly!

Jeff & Paige, the magical, musical, story-telling duo will perform a special, full-length, Zero-Waste themed concert for kids with some NEW songs and skits.

Plus there will be educational booths Zero Waste games, live street entertainment, and food vendors.

Sponsored by the Town of Lyons and Eco-Cycle, the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit recycler, based in Boulder. Funding provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Can’d-Aid Foundation, an Oskar Blues charity.

Jeff & Paige concert beginning at 5pm. Please bring a blanket to sit on.

4:00-4:45pm – Zero Waste Street Fair
4:45pm – Opening Act
5:00-6:00pm – Jeff & Paige Zero Waste Kids’ Concert

Evergreen Fine Arts Festival
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm

This well-loved annual event is a juried fine arts festival since 1966, ranked in the top 50 art fairs in the nation. 

Located in the Jeffco Open Space’s Heritage Grove in Evergreen, Colorado along Meadow Drive, just 30-45 minutes west of Denver. 
Enjoy this beautiful, relaxing art show under the pine trees of the cool mountain air along with local music, food and drink. Brought to you by the Evergreen Artists Association.

Free Guided Family Tour @ Clyfford Still Museum
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join us for a guided family tour! Family Tours are full of games, art making and close looking in the galleries. Our professional team of gallery teachers leads these tours designed for ages 5 to 10 and the young at heart.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to explore Still’s paintings in a unique way. “I love the hands-on experience,” wrote one parent after a tour on March 31. “There is not a thing I would change. A must!”

Family tours at are now free for everyone, young and old, but space is limited and registration is required.
Sign up today at clyffordstillmuseum.org/familytours.

An Evening under the Stars with Colorado Ballet @ Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join the stars of Colorado Ballet under the stars for a program featuring excerpts from upcoming and past productions as well as other classical and contemporary works. The production will close with a performance of Serenade by choreographer George Balanchine to Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings in C.” Colorado Ballet’s critically-acclaimed performance of Serenade features 28 dancers in ethereal blue costumes performing in front of a blue background, bathed in moonlight. Serenade was the first original ballet Balanchine created in America and is a milestone in the history of dance.

Aug
27
Sun
Superhero Challenge 5K Walk/Run @ Washington Park
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The Superhero Challenge 5K is a great event that brings the community together to honor patients, survivors and family members affected by prostate cancer. Superhero attire is encouraged. There will be prizes for best-dressed teams, individuals, and little superheroes.