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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. 

Newbery Award winning author AVI live in Denver! @ Westward Gallery
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm

Second Star to the Right Children’s Bookstore is proud to present Newbery Award winning author Avi on Tuesday, October 24th, 6:00pm, at Denver’s Westward Gallery. The creator of over 70 books for young readers will be stopping in Denver to share his new middle grade novel, The Player King.

Avi is the author of over 70 books for young children including the Newbery Award winning novel, Crispin: The Cross of Lead. His latest work, The Player King, is the gripping and amazingly true tale of a boy plucked from the gutter to become the King of England. The public event will feature a presentation by Avi followed by a Q&A and book signing.

The October 24th event will be Avi’s only public appearance in Denver. Tickets with book purchase through Second Star to the Right at 303-455-1527 or

Wolfpack Ninja Tour @ Budweiser Events Center
Nov 3 – Nov 5 all-day

Wolfpack Ninja Tour is a Ninja Competition Spectacular for all divisions of ninja athletes – youth, amateur and pro will have a chance to run a state-of-the art professional ninja course and compete for over $50K in cash prizes. Top level ninjas, such as: Jessie Graff, Joe Moravsky, Flip Rodriguez, Jake Murray, Kevin Bull, Ian Dory, Meagan Martin, and many more fan-favorite athletes will be present to meet, train and compete with participants. Tickets available now at !

Henry and Mudge @ PACE Center
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Henry, who just moved from the city to the country, is having a hard time finding a playmate in his new neighborhood. But he has Mudge, a 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of adventures!

Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry. He misses Annie, his cousin and best friend, and can’t find a playmate in his new neighborhood. Luckily Mom and Dad buy him a great, big, slobbery dog – Mudge – with whom he can share all kinds of adventures. It looks like Henry and Mudge will be best friends forever, until Annie arrives for a visit. Will Annie come between a boy and his dog? Can a kid have two best friends? Don’t miss this TheatreworksUSA’s musical based on the best-selling children’s books about a boy and his great big canine buddy.

Will the two friends be reunited? Find out in this Theatreworks musical, based on the best-selling series of books by Cynthia Rylant.

Family Discovery Series: The Arvada Center’s “Songs and Tales from the Colorado Trails” @ Schoolhouse Theater
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Dressed in typical 1860s attire, “Susannah and Jackson” tell stories of crossing the plains, interspersed with some of the best loved pioneer songs accompanied by guitar, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, mandolin, harmonica, and autoharp. Hear about early Colorado pioneer women: Clara Brown, Chipeta Silverheels, Rattlesnake Kate, and Matilda Godfrey. Tales include Native Americans, miners, cowboys, and ranchers. Look forward to lots of audience participation and an appearance by the Lumberjack family.