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6 Denver New Year’s Events for Families

6 Denver New Year’s Events for Families

Noon Year’s Eve

December 31, 2015, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver
The Children’s Museum of Denver is bringing in the excitement, thrills and festive fun of Times Square on New Year’s Eve to the Children’s Museum – all before bedtime! They’ll have glittery ball drops, rainbows of confetti and HUGE sheets of bubble wrap (their version of fireworks!) for kids to stomp on. After the ball drops, the celebration keeps going with sparkling art projects and heaps of activities on the plaza.

Zoo Year’s Eve

December 31, 2015, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St,  Denver
In conjunction with Zoo Lights, enjoy Zoo Year’s Eve with an early New Year’s Eve countdown for the little ones.
http://www.denverzoo.org/

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

December 31, 2015, 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
WHERE: Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc. Denver
Time: 9 p.m. and Midnight
Ring in the New Year on the 16th Street Mall,and catch one of two spectacular fireworks shows! Come Downtown and dine in one of the many fine restaurants, or make a night of it and stay in one of Downtown Denver’s fabulous hotels.
http://www.downtowndenver.com/

Skate the Lake

December 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
WHERE: 29612 Upper Bear Creek Road, Evergreen, CO 
COST: $20 – $25
Skate the Lake is celebrating its 20th year as a New Year’s Eve tradition. Skate the Lake is a non-alcoholic event featuring ice-skating, fireworks, fire barrel bonfires, sleigh rides, food, music and ice games such as pick-up hockey and broom-stick hockey. Fireworks displays at 8pm and Midnight. Limited skate rentals available at the Lake House.
http://www.evergreenrecreation.com

WOW!’s New Year’s Eve Party

WHEN: December 31, 2015, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WHERE: World of Wonder Children’s Museum, 110 N Harrison Ave, Lafayette, CO 80026
COST: $12 per Child $6 per Member Child $5 per Adult
Ring in the New Year a few hours early at WOW! Children’s Museum! Join them for noisemaker crafts, face painting, family photo station, musical performance by Kristin McLean, refreshments compliments of Happy Baby, and a special countdown celebration.

http://www.wowchildrensmuseum.org/tag/new-years-eve/

Commitment Day at Life Time

WHEN: January 1, 2015, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Life Time’s Centennial, Parker-Aurora and Westminster clubs

Start the New Year off on the right foot – literally – by joining thousands of others for a nationwide 5K Fun Run and Walk. Continue the celebration by inviting all of your family and friends for a weekend filled with entertaining events and activities for everyone including an indoor triathlon, classes and even a family-friendly beach party. Yep – that’s right, everyone in your community is invited! 

http://www.commitmentday.com/colorado/

Amber Johnson
Author: Amber Johnson

Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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Amber is the founder and editor of Mile High Mamas, travel writer and former columnist for The Denver Post. She is a passionate community builder and loves the outdoors. She has two awesome teens and is happily married to a man obsessed with growing The Great Pumpkin.

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