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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
1
Fri
Summer in the City @ Event Location Varies
Jun 1 – Aug 1 all-day

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

June 1 – Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
June 6 – Del Mar Park
June 13 – Del Mar Park
June 20 – Montview Park
June 27 – Montview Park
July 11 – Mission Viejo Park
July 20 – Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
August 1 – Mission Viejo Park
The city of Aurora, Colorado invites you to join us this summer for some FREE, fun entertainment. It’s a great way to get the kids outside this summer! This event just for kids offers fun throughout the summer. There will be free, healthy snacks, inflatables, board and field games, an opportunity to try your hand at golf and the gymnastics team will be onsite as well. The library will be there with fun crafts as well as the Aurora History Museum! Come discover all the other programs that the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department offers!

Don’t want to drive or mess with event parking? Our RTD R-Line is now open! Get dropped off at the Aurora Metro Station as its just walking distance from the Summer in the City that is held at the Aurora Municipal Center.

No dogs allowed, No glass bottles, No unlawful devices, No illegal substances, No open carry of firearms.

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For more information click here, contact Karin Rivale at 303.739.7891 or krivale@auroragov.org.

Jul
9
Mon
Denver Handmade Homemade Market
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm

The Denver Handmade Homemade Market is a fantastic way to shop local and get in touch with the products we buy & those that make them. We give opportunity to creatives just starting their hustle and need a low cost, low risk market.

 
Jul
16
Mon
Artsweek Golden @ Foothills Art Center
Jul 16 @ 1:38 am – Jul 22 @ 2:38 am

ARTSWEEK GOLDEN is a week-long celebration of the arts orchestrated by Foothills Art Center in partnership with arts-oriented organizations in beautiful Golden, Colorado.

Foothills Art Center traces its roots to 1968 when a group of artists formed to renovate the historic First Presbyterian Church into a thriving regional arts center. In 2018 Foothills Art Center will celebrate its 50th Anniversary while continuing to serve artists, house creative exhibits and offer educational programming and classes for learners of all ages. 

Jul
20
Fri
Mile High Global Bazaar
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Mile High Global Bazaar is a 3 day, annual celebration of international cultures, arts, crafts, merchandise, food, and music.

The event will consist of exhibitors from around the globe representing a vast array of cultures and goods. Denver is home to more than 2 million people representing a vast array of cultures and countries from around the world.

Global Dance Festival @ Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm

Global Dance Festival returns to Sports Authority Field at Mile High for two nights of dance music on July 20-21st, 2018! For its 16th year, GDF promises to be bigger and better than ever with larger festival grounds, additional stages, carnival rides and more.

Jul
21
Sat
Low Sensory Morning @ Denver Botanic Gardens
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Experience a quiet and sensory-friendly visit to the Gardens before public hours. Visitors can connect with plants in a safe, restful location while engaging their senses and providing social enrichment. This therapeutic horticulture program is designed to provide a quiet, less crowded experience for individuals and families. Visitors can explore the Gardens on their own or participate in hands-on activities in the Sensory Garden that inspire curiosity and awaken the senses. 
Free, registration required

Summer Low Sensory Mornings @ Denver Botanic Gardens
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Experience a quiet and sensory-friendly visit to Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street. The Gardens opens early on select Saturdays for those who wish to connect with plants in a safe, restful location while engaging their senses and providing social enrichment.

This therapeutic horticulture program is designed to provide a quiet, less crowded experience for individuals and families. Visitors can explore the Gardens on their own or participate in hands-on activities in the Sensory Garden that inspire curiosity and awaken the senses.

Strider Cup World Champtionship
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Boulder will be hosting the Strider Cup® World Championship on July 20 & 21, 2018 at Central Park / Boulder Civic Area. Strider Cup Races give small children a chance to put their Strider Bike skills to the test at several stops across the United States and worldwide. This unique race series caters directly to children 2-6 years old who want to experience the thrill of racing. Children of all sizes and skill levels are welcome to participate.

Free Spectator Admission
Free 14x Experience Riding Area
All Registered Racers Receive a Strider Jersey

Lavender Festival @ Denver Botanic Gardens
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lavender Festival celebrates the Lavender Garden at Chatfield Farms. The garden was planted in 2015 and has more than 800 blooming lavender plants, creating a gorgeous backdrop for this family-friendly event.

Colorado Renaissance Festival
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 6:30 pm

Flash back to the 16th Century and journey through a medieval city. Enjoy full-armor jousting, tasty turkey legs, music and a marketplace featuring more than 200 artisans. 

Saturdays & Sundays only

German Fest Denver
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at the 11th Annual German Fest Denver! Dance along the famous “Chicken Dance” and more traditional Polkas, enjoy beer for the Warsteiner’s Beergarden and authentic, mouthwatering German food.

Tickets for sale at the door. It’s a rain/shine event.

German Fest Denver
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at the 11th Annual German Fest Denver! Dance along the famous “Chicken Dance” and more traditional Polkas, enjoy beer for the Warsteiner’s Beergarden and authentic, mouthwatering German food.

Tickets for sale at the door. It’s a rain/shine event.