background img

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.

____________________________________________________

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

Jul
4
Wed
4th of July Spectacular @ Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
Jul 4 all-day

The city of Aurora, Colorado will celebrate the 4th of July Spectacular and Independence Day with a fireworks show that will lit up the night sky. The Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn will feature dance worthy live music, delicious food and a fireworks display revered as one of the best in Colorado. The event opens to the public at 6:00PM with live entertainment. Fireworks start at 9:30PM.

Ride the Light Rail Train!
Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your trip at the Aurora Metro Station as its just walking distance from our event site.

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

Jul
20
Fri
Food Truck Rodeo @ Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
Jul 20 @ 11:00 pm – 11:00 pm

11:00AM- 2:00PM

Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012

Take a break from bagged lunches and have something extraordinary at the Food Truck Rodeo! The food trucks are here to serve up delicious eats and treats at the Aurora Municipal Center. Spend your lunch time break with us on our great lawn area while tasting some yummy food!

Ride the Light Rail Train!
Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your trip at the Aurora Metro Station as its just walking distance from our event site.

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

Aug
10
Fri
Food Truck Rodeo @ Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

11:00AM- 2:00PM

Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn
15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012

Take a break from bagged lunches and have something extraordinary at the Food Truck Rodeo! The food trucks are here to serve up delicious eats and treats at the Aurora Municipal Center. Spend your lunch time break with us on our great lawn area while tasting some yummy food!

Ride the Light Rail Train!
Plan your ride – the RTD R Line is open! End your trip at the Aurora Metro Station as its just walking distance from our event site.

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

Aug
17
Fri
Velorama Festival @ Coors Field Parking Lot A
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day

The Coors Field Parking lot A in RiNo Art District will become a three-day street party celebrating biking culture in Colorado. Daily family-friendly festivities include participant rides, kids zones, a bike and lifestyle expo with 50+ exhibitors, local food, fun games, after parties and more. Kids 10+ under will be free! Sunday will be a family focused day. Stay tuned to our social channels for more information about headlining bands, events and more. @veloramafest

Aug
18
Sat
Global Fest @ Aurora Municipal Center
Aug 18 all-day

Saturday, August 18, 2018
11AM – 6PM

Celebrating its 5th year, Global Fest is an annual gathering that engages and infuses culture and community. The event features a Parade of Nations, Fashion Show, 30+ Local Vendors and Globally inspired food vendors. With over 170 languages spoken in our municipality this festival provides a unique opportunity for our community to become one.

Aurora R-Line is now open!
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 our event site.

Bags are subject to inspection at Global Fest. No dogs allowed. No alcohol allowed. No glass bottles. No unlawful devices. No illegal substances. No unauthorized sound amplification devices. No open carry of firearms.

Oct
6
Sat
Punkin Chunkin Colorado @ Arapahoe Park Race Track
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm

Celebrating its 19th year, Punkin Chunkin is one of Colorado’s favorite fall festivals. Grab your family & friends to see how far pumpkins can fly using a variety of air cannons, catapults and other wild contraptions. Eighteen teams of Chunkers came from across Colorado, Texas & Oklahoma to participate in the competition in an effort to break world records and gain bragging rights. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 6 & 7 at the Arapahoe Park racetrack. In addition to cheering for your favorite Punkin Chunkin team, pick your own prized pumpkin from the expansive patch, enjoy pony rides, car show, face painting, crafts and other family activities as well as a wide variety of food and beverage vendors.