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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. 

Feb
21
Fri
Denver Restaurant Week @ Denver Metro
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 29 @ 10:00 pm

The 16th annual Denver Restaurant Week takes place Feb. 21 – March 1, 2020. Hundreds of Denver’s top restaurants will offer multi-course dinners for three tasty prices: $25, $35 or $45.

Feb
22
Sat
Colorado Garden & Home Show @ Colorado Convention Center
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event – where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement. Enjoy the multitude of fragrances as you stroll through more than an acre of professionally landscaped gardens – 11 in all. Talk to representatives from more than 650 companies from 25 states and Canada. Visit with the region’s gardening gurus and home improvement experts about the best ways to move your home and garden projects forward.

Feb
28
Fri
Rocky Mountain Horse Expo @ National Western Complex
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm

For 27 years, the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo has entertained and educated horse lovers of all breeds and disciplines. The 2019 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo takes place from February 28-29 and March 1, 2020.

 

Organized by the Colorado Horse Council, the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo is the council’s largest annual fundraiser.

 

The 2020 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo Charity is Ronald McDonald House in Denver.

Feb
29
Sat
LEGO Building Workshop @ History Colorado Center
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

LEGO City Police Patrol Car Kit

Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation.

For this workshop visitors will build the LEGO City Police Patrol Car Kit, and have a special guided tour of our Denver A to Z exhibit.

Cost is $35 (members pay $30) and includes one child and one adult museum admission as well as the LEGOs and instructions in the kit.

8th Annual 285 Winterfest @ Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

The 2020 285 Winterfest is presented by The Thompson Group and kicks off at 9:30am on the Meyer Ranch Sledding Hill for the Mount Lugo Luge Snow Tubing Competition. Teams of four compete by tubing down the hill both individually and as a team with awards for the fastest and best aerial dismount. Entries are $5 per participant; teams of four required. Event parking is available at Aspen Park Village shopping center and shuttle service is available to the park, provided by Little Den Early Learning Center. Fastest team wins $100! After the Luge, enjoy a winter festival featuring food, live music, games, free family movie and beer tasting at Aspen Park Village shopping center.

Sign up early for our Annual Snowman Carving Competition as reservations are limited. Teams of four compete between 11:30am – 1:30pm to carve the most creative snowman. Carving tools provided; props encouraged. Voting is based on people’s choice. Entries are $5 per carver; teams of four required. After the snowman carving competition, warm up inside Conifer’s Stagedoor Theatre for a free showing of “Abominable” at 1:30pm.

Insider the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Concerts @ The Falls Event Center
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:45 pm

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the music and learn about the instruments in the process.

Music selection, program design, and scripting are all geared to connect young children with music- physically, emotionally, and mentally. Named in Denver Westword’s “Best of Denver” and Colorado Parent Magazine Family Favorites, Tiny Tots concerts are one-of-a-kind musical experiences in a casual, fun environment.

Highlights of the Winter Series: Travel the world with our orchestra! This winter, a variety of dancers, singers, and musicians will join us to present music from countries across the globe. Kids and families will be delighted by this immersive, globe-trotting musical experience.

Harlem Globetrotters @ Pepsi Center
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Harlem Globetrotters live at Pepsi Center!

Paw Patrol Live: Race to the Rescue @ Bellco Theatre
Feb 29 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm

It’s the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol Race to the Rescue! Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place.

 
Colorado Mammoth vs. Philadelphia Wings @ Pepsi Center
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Mammoth are proud to be part of Kroenke Sports and Entertainment’s annual Military Appreciation series, which will honor all those who serve, who have served, or are committing to enlist in the military. Every branch of the armed forces will be represented as the team celebrates those who have served in the past and those who are nobly swearing in to help protect our freedoms.

Harlem Globetrotters @ 1STBANK Center
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action packed World Tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. New this season, the Globetrotters will debut basketball’s first 4-point line. The 4-point line will be located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point line. You won’t want your family to miss it – buy your tickets today!

Mar
1
Sun
Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebration @  Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate the birthday of one of America’s greatest legends, William “Buffalo Bill” Cody. In the grand tradition of parties, the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave will host the annual Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash on Sunday, March 1 with special activities from noon to 4 p.m. Sing Happy Birthday, eat cake, make crafts and maybe even learn a thing or two on this very festive FREE day.
Noon: Sing Happy Birthday and enjoy free cake and ice cream (while supplies last) at the Pahaska Tepee Gift Shop and Cafe.

Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors @ Pepsi Center
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Toronto Raptors vs Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center
Family Night w/ Purchase of Promotional Offer