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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. 

2018 Washington Park Home Tour
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – May 12 @ 4:00 pm

The 20th anniversary of the Wash Park Home Tour will feature five fabulous homes representing a range of styles and eras. Stop by the Street Fair for food, drink, games and prizes!

The Wash Park Home Tour benefits Steele Elementary and the Denver Public Schools Homeless Education Network.

Spring Clean Sale @ DFS Denver Boutique
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm

Designer clothes, shoes and accessories for 75% to 90% off? Sign us up! Dress for Success Denver hosts a huge Spring Clean Sale April 27-29 with new and donated clothes, shoes and accessories from some of the city’s top boutiques and designers. See website for times.

Petite Musique: The Ugly Duckling (Englewood)
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

This specially designed program introduces the instruments of the orchestra to very young children in venues throughout the metro area. Our 16 piece orchestra and narrator perform an interactive program which incorporates storytelling, singing, and movement with music. This year’s program, The Ugly Duckling, will delight young children, teachers, and parents. 

Early Release Day Adventure @ Colorado Adventure Point
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Throughout the year our various schools have several early release days. Colorado Adventure Point is available to make these days off more exciting by offering half day classes in various fun skills. Some of these classes include archery, rock climbing, art, cooking and robotics. Each day will cover two separate classes, please refer to our website for more details!

Any questions can be emailed to

Les Petits Penseurs
Apr 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

This month’s theme will be on La Gentillesse (Kindness).

Les Petits Penseurs is a friendly and fun venue for children to discuss the philosophical questions of their daily lives such as anger, love, fear, truth and friendship. Children will learn to think about their world, to express their ideas, and to develop and maintain their French language skills. A story and a game will be followed by a discussion around the selected topic. Light refreshments will be served. Led by Anne Timmerman in French.

This workshop is ideal for those who possess advanced French skills or are fluent in French. Children ages 5-11 are welcome. Come meet other Francophones in the community!

Cars and Coffee
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Cars & Coffee: Presented by Grundy Insurance!

250+ classic & exotics

Enjoy delicious donuts, coffee and all of our sweet rides!  No Admission fee and everyone is welcome! No cruiser? No sweat bring the daily driver. 

Sink or Swim!
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Join Professor Mathias Weber for a dive into Archimedes Principle to better understand why icebergs float and bubbles always travel up!

For over 30 years, CU Wizards free STEAM shows have welcomed kids of all ages to attend college for a Saturday morning to learn more about scientific wonders of our world!

Nature Walk & Talk
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Share your knowledge, experiences and enthusiasm with other Barr Lake visitors and volunteers as we discover and rediscover the park’s hidden treasures. 

No RSVP required. Meet at the Nature Center, dress for the weather.

Opening Day @ Elitch Gardens
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Today. We Play.

Rocky Mountain Bead Society’s Annual Bead Bazaar
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm

Please join us this year’s 26th Annual RMBS Bead Bazaar. The Rocky Mountain Bead Society hosts this 2 day event to celebrate everything Beady!

This year we have more than 40 classes being taught by national instructors, in everything from bead stitching, to wire wrapping, and even metal smithing and soldering. With nearly 70 vendors from around the country, you are guaranteed to find a fabulous variety of beads, components, and supplies.

Admission $10, but parking is plentiful and free! See you there!

Peace Day @ The Conflict Center
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Brief description: Let’s celebrate community together! Reading for Peace Day celebrates the power of community and how books can bind us together to promote nonviolence. Join us for the grand opening of our Little Free Library with a family-fun afternoon of activities, book giveaways and reading for peace circles. This day will empower children and families to actively engage in the lifelong learning process of problem solving, peacemaking and community building!

What to Expect
Free Books
Family Activities
Face Painting

Boone Family Mountain Center @ Estes Park Center
Apr 28 @ 3:35 pm – 8:00 pm

The new Boone Family Mountain Center will have its Grand Opening from 11:30-1:00 on April 28, 2018. The center provides a base camp for nature, environmental and high-adventure activities at YMCA of the Rockies, as well as a hands-on educational nature center and two-story climbing wall. It’s a gorgeous building and tons of great activities will be based from there. (There’s a great video online about it too.) All of the regular programs will be taking place this weekend too.