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Activities

Check out Denver’s guide to activities, craft ideas, Steve Spangler Science experiments and so much more!

What is Juneteenth and how can I celebrate in Denver?

Juneteenth, the combination of “June” and “nineteenth,” has been a day of celebration for more than 150 years. The day commemorates June 19, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas with news the war was over and the enslaved were free.  The Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves in the United States, […]

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Denver Museum of Nature and Science announces reopening date!

As restrictions lift from COVID-19, science understanding, appreciation, and education have never been more important. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is catalyzing our community forward. They will be reopening their doors on June 23 with a special member preview on June 22, 2020. Their promise to you is an unwavering commitment to safe, inclusive spaces […]

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Denver Zoo announces reopening date and changes

After being closed since March 17 to help protect the community from the spread of COVID-19, Denver Zoo will reopen for Member Gratitude Days on Wednesday, June 10 and Thursday, June 11. Tickets for all other guests are on sale now for entry beginning Friday, June 12. In accordance with the latest guidance from Local and State officials, the […]

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Best of Summer – Visit Leadville and Twin Lakes

Though this summer may feel slightly different than most, there are plenty of travel opportunities that provide a family-friendly getaway. When making summer plans, add Leadville, CO to the top of your list. Leadville, the highest elevated city in North America with breathtaking mountain views, offers an affordable combination of outdoor adventure, historical mining heritage, […]

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Proposed rules would let Colorado pools, playgrounds reopen, recreational sports restart

As Colorado’s coronavirus numbers continue to improve, Gov. Jared Polis released draft orders Monday on the reopening of swimming pools and playgrounds and the resumption of youth and adult recreational sports leagues. The rules would allow outdoor swimming pools to open at half capacity or for up to 50 people, whichever is fewer. Up to 10 people at […]

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Let's Walk! A Place to Honor and a Place to Play

The Big Dry Creek Trail has taken us from Standley Lake’s scenic shores to eye-popping underpass art. We walked buzzy Butterfly Pavilion-skirting trails and feasted on more cool murals, all in the name of exploratory walking. The next sliver of the trail features an opportunity to honor. With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror and […]

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