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Denver Events

Find Denver-area activities for kids in our event calendar!  

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. Send event information to themilehighmamas[at]

Free Admission @ Molly Brown House Museum
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

2014 SCFD Free Days:
Free admission for residents of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder,
Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties

– January 31st, May 21st, August 16th

Free admission for all visitors
– February 22nd, November 11th, December 3rd

Admission to the Molly Brown House Museum is by guided tour only. Our wonderful Docents will lead you through the Museum telling you the story  of Denver’s Titanic heroine and activist, Margaret Brown. All guided tours of the Museum last approximately 45 minutes. Museum tour tickets are available in the Carriage House Visitor’s Center.

Love is in the Air: Bird Program @ Barr Lake State Park
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm

Kids, ages 4-8, can celebrate the heart of the season this Valentine’s Day at Barr Lake. Bald eagles and great horned owls are the early birds of the nesting season. Learn about the unique courtship and nesting habits of these fantastic birds. Get a warm and fuzzy feeling with a related story, craft, and short walk.
Program designed for kids, ages 4-8 years old.

Call the Nature Center to RSVP 303-659-6005

Mayor’s Holiday Lighting @ O'Brien Park
Nov 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Town of Parker officially kicks off this festive time of year with a slew of events that will get the entire family in the holiday spirit. Gather ‘round the Town Tree in O’Brien Park on Friday, Nov. 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for an evening of classic holiday cheer at the Mayor’s Holiday Lighting. Join the Mayor and the Parker Chorale in a Sing-a-long to Silent Night to kick off the event before the official Town Tree and Grand Park Lighting. Once the park is lit up, stroll around and take in the sights of the fun holiday ice sculpture displays while interacting with holiday characters that will have a story to tell or an activity to show. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in town for this festive evening and you may even spot the “Elf in a Tree.” Enjoy tasty treats from local food vendors, complimentary Holiday Carriage Rides, holiday caroling from Parker’s local high schools and the Parker Chorale and a Nutcracker performance by Colorado School of Dance. This evening is sure to be filled with wonderful holiday memories. And, during the entire Thanksgiving weekend, visitors can enjoy free Holiday Carriage Rides through downtown Parker. Each 25-minute ride will travel through the twinkling lights of Mainstreet. For more information on this free family-friendly event, visit