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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. 

Jul
8
Sat
Free Family Day @ Clyfford Still Museum
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a family-friendly summer celebration in the Museum’s forecourt and galleries. Festivities will include art making, storytime, family tours, and face painting. All ages welcome, registration not required.

Jul
11
Tue
Target Tuesday Free Nights @ Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Jul 11 @ 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.
*Please note, due to the Fourth of July holiday, Target Tuesday takes place on the second Tuesday in July.

Jul
14
Fri
Four Mile Free Day @ Four Mile Historic Park
Jul 14 @ 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.

Jul
15
Sat
USA Football Protection Tour @ Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Jul 15 all-day

Parents bring your players out to Sports Authority Field! USA Football’s Protection Tour is all about making the game safer for participating players. The event is for players ages 7 to 14 years old. This FREE to attend, one day football camp is the perfect opportunity to get youth players out on a NFL field and learn the fundamentals of football, get their helmet fitted, and more.

SwimLabs Littleton Grand Opening @ SwimLabs Littleton
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SwimLabs Swim Schools will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Littleton on Saturday, July 15, with a grand opening event featuring Olympic swimmer Kara Lynn Joyce, facility tours, and the chance for the public to be the first to take a swim in their pools. SwimLabs highly-effective swim school combines indoor, warm-water pools, highly-trained instructors and the same training video-feedback technology used by Olympians like Joyce and Missy Franklin to help swimmers be safer, compete smarter, feel confident and enjoy a lifelong love of the sport. SwimLabs Littleton will officially open on Monday, July 10, and is taking registrations for classes now!

Jul
21
Fri
Joy Park Free Nights @ Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Jul 21 @ 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.

Jul
29
Sat
5th Annual Cheesman Park Art Fest @ Cheesman Park
Jul 29 – Jul 30 all-day

The Cheesman Park Art Fest features vibrant collections of 130 juried artists and craftsmen from across the nation in one of Denver’s prized historic parks. This two day event takes place on the southwest roads of Cheesman, where patrons can shop the works of potters, painters, jewelers, sculptors, glass artists, and more – in a wide range of prices! Charming & walkable, with work that is top-notch yet attainable, the Cheesman Park Art Fest has you culturally covered from live music beneath the trees to Denver’s best food trucks! Sat, July 29th 9:00am-6:00pm and Sun, July 30th 9:00am-5:00pm.

Aug
1
Tue
Target Tuesday Free Nights @ Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Aug 1 @ 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.

Aug
11
Fri
Four Mile Free Day @ 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. Admission is free thanks to the support provided by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

Aug
18
Fri
Joy Park Free Nights @ 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.

Sep
5
Tue
Target Tuesday Free Nights @ Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Sep 5 @ 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.

Sep
8
Fri
Four Mile Free Day @ Four Mile Historic Park
Sep 8 @ 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.