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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. 

Jun
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Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA Debuts in Denver June 1 Under the Big Top Tent! @ Pepsi Center
Jun 1 – Jul 9 all-day

Delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning, Cirque du Soleil’s production LUZIA is a waking dream of Mexico. Families are invited to a redesigned white-and-gold Big Top in Pepsi Center’s Parking Lot (Prius West Lot) from June 1 – July 9, 2017, to escape to an imaginary Mexico – a sumptuous world suspended somewhere between dreams and reality.

Through a series of grand visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatic performances, LUZIA takes audiences on a surrealistic journey filled with wonders, playfulness and striking artistry. Smoothly passing from an old movie set to the ocean to a smoky dance hall or an arid desert, LUZIA cleverly brings to the stage multiple places, faces and sounds of Mexico taken from both tradition and modernity. Rich in awe-inspiring moments, LUZIA enchants by incorporating rain into acrobatic and artistic scenes – a first for a Cirque du Soleil touring production.

Jul
14
Fri
Colorado Music Festival Fresh Fridays “Beethoven’s Ninth” @ Chautauqua Auditorium
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Colorado Music Festival Fresh Fridays "Beethoven's Ninth" @ Chautauqua Auditorium | Boulder | Colorado | United States

Make the Colorado Music Festival your date night destination with a fresh approach to Friday Nights! It’s a concert experience – reimagined. Start at 6:30pm with a short, hour-long concert featuring an unforgettable performance of Beethoven’s grand Ninth Symphony, with its iconic finale, “Ode to Joy, ” with nationally acclaimed opera singers including Grammy-winning mezzo soprano Michelle DeYoung, soprano Mary Wilson, tenor Jason Baldwin, and former University of Colorado football player/Metropolitan Opera singer Keith Miller, bass-baritone. Plus you still have time for post-concert dinner and drinks – the night is still young!

Jul
28
Fri
Colorado Music Festival Fresh Fridays “The Planets” @ Chautauqua Auditorium
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Colorado Music Festival Fresh Fridays "The Planets" @ Chautauqua Auditorium | Boulder | Colorado | United States

Make the Colorado Music Festival your date night destination with a fresh approach to Friday Nights! It’s a concert experience – reimagined. Start at 6:30pm with a short, hour-long concert featuring a profound new approach to Gustav Holst’s symphonic powerhouse: The Planets. The CMF Orchestra presents a magical, awe-inspiring and timeless musical portrait brought to life with choreographed, visual animation on the big screen!. Plus you still have time for post-concert dinner and drinks – the night is still young!

Aug
4
Fri
Colorado Music Festival Finale – Violinist Gil Shaham @ Chautauqua Auditorium
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Colorado Music Festival Finale - Violinist Gil Shaham @ Chautauqua Auditorium | Boulder | Colorado | United States

The 2017 CMF Season comes to a close with the extraordinary Gil Shaham, one of the foremost violinists of our time. His flawless technique and his inimitable warmth and generosity of spirit have solidified his renown as an American Master. His astonishing command of the violin is on display during this special one-night only performance with the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra! Rounding out the evening is Beethoven’s glorious Symphony, No. 7 – a triumphant end to a triumphant season!

Sep
1
Fri
A Taste of Colorado @ Civic Center Park- Downtown Denver
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm

A Taste of Colorado is a four-day, free admission festival produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership. The event takes place over Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park. In addition to local and worldly cuisine, six music stages and shopping, there will be local artisans featured in the Arts & Crafts Marketplace, culinary demonstrations, and interactive activities, rides and games for kids. A Taste of Colorado is the ultimate end-of-summer opportunity for residents and visitors to experience the sounds, tastes, and sights of Colorado’s diverse cultural traditions and Western heritage. For more information, visit www.ATasteofColorado.com, check out A Taste of Colorado on Facebook, follow @ATasteofCO on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat and search #ATasteofCO, or call (303) 295-6330.