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.
Bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls – rodeo’s biggest superstars perform amazing feats of athleticism during each performance of this professional rodeo. Showcasing the elegance and athleticism of the world’s top reining horses, the hard-hitting competition of Denver Professional Bull Riders Chute-Out and the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza, this event has something for everyone.
Based on the Hans Christen Andersen story of The Ugly Duckling, Honk! follows the story of Ugly, a unique kind of fowl, as he strays from his home on the farm. He meets an interesting array of new friends, avoids the threat of a hungry Cat, and discovers that being different isn’t bad, it’s just…different.
This award-winning musical tells the story of an extraordinary young girl who, armed with astonishing wit, intelligence, an extraordinary imagination, and psychokinetic powers, takes a stand. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda The Musical is a joyous girl-power romp. Children and adults alike will be delighted.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm
Admission to Denver Zoo Free!
Saturday, January 18
Sunday, February 2
Thursday, April 9
Tuesday, October 20
Tuesday, November 10
Saturday, November 14
Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues live at the Pepsi Center!
Starring Opera Colorado’s Artists in Residence, Family Day provides you and your children the opportunity to see the company’s touring production sung in English. Explore the wonders of opera and the Ellie Caulkins Opera House—on stage!
Family Day is free but reservations are required. (If you select Standard Mail as your ticket delivery option at checkout, a $2.50 per ticket mailing fee will be applied to your order.)
Please note that due to the popularity of this event, there is a 6 ticket per reservation, one reservation per household maximum.
Elliot Moore, conductor
Amber Salaz, narrator
SAINT-SAËNS Selections from Carnival of the Animals with poetry by Jack Prelutsky
PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf
Indiana Pacers vs Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center
Family Night w/ Purchase of Promotional Offer
Enjoy some low-sensory time in our famous diorama halls with reduced sound, increased lighting, and a supportive environment for families with sensory integration issues.
Celebrate the largest Martin Luther King Jr. march and rally in the United States. Participants gather at City Park and march to Civic Center Park, where a large rally commemorates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Free Days occur throughout the year, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). No tickets are needed for admission to Free Days. Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.
Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings live at the Pepsi Center!