It’s Halloween and time for fall fun with the entire family. Castle Rock will celebrate all things not-so-spooky at Spooktacular 2020 on Saturday, October 24 at Philip S. Miller Park. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged, but not required. Activities include games, prizes, food, and of course, candy. This FREE event is held outdoors, so remember to dress accordingly. [Read more…] about Family-Friendly Spooktacular 2020 In Castle Rock Is On! Register Now To Secure Your Spot
Time to celebrate the changing seasons. The nonprofit SHYFT hosts and an Urban Harvest Festival on Thursday through Sunday, October 1 to 4. The family-friendly event includes Fall-themed photo opportunities, a fresh produce stand, festive drinks & food, a mini-dance class for all ages, taught by Anthony Greatness Cotton, kids crafts, goodie bags and more. [Read more…] about Family-Friendly Urban Harvest Festival This Weekend – Save $2 Off Tickets
Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are abundant in September and October. Here’s a list of what we know is happening, along with any coupons or discounts. We’ve also included a handy map below , which should help you easily locate the attractions. Just click on the corn icon for more details. All attractions are open through October 31, unless otherwise noted. This list will continue to be updated for 2020 as we try to determine the status of each location. [Read more…] about Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches That Plan To Be Open In 2020
Halloween is NOT cancelled—at least not at Denver Zoo. Families throughout Colorado are invited to the Zoo daily from October 1 to 31 for Boo at the Zoo: Storybook Safari, a modified, masked version of Denver’s family favorite fall tradition. The Zoo’s 80-acre, mostly outdoor campus will come to life with costumed characters, enchanting animal experiences and festive seasonal fildood fit for a king or queen. [Read more…] about A Whole New ‘Boo At The Zoo’. Get Your Tickets Now
A fall evening under the stars, while watching stars on the big screen! Northglenn is hosting a Fall Drive-In Movie Series. Admission is $10 per car. The series will take place at Northwest Open Space at dusk on each respective Friday night. Each vehicle must register prior to the event. There is a limit of 30 cars per show. (Note: Space will not be provided for walk-ups.) [Read more…] about Northglenn’s Fall Drive-In Movie Series
Unless someone on the block has backyard chickens, city and suburban youngsters don’t have many opportunities to see adorable farm animals up-close. Make a point of visiting some this fall, when all the critters are running around at CALF’s Lowell Ranch in Castle Rock. This is a great time to visit CALF, as you can also explore the pumpkin patch. [Read more…] about See Adorable Farm Animals on CALF Lowell Ranch Barnyard Tours
After what feels like a very long two years, the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys is finally ready to welcome back the young and young-at-heart. The museum’s collection includes more than 20,000 objects and changes up major exhibits at least four times a year. Regardless of when you visit, you’ll find giant teddy bears, Madame Alexander dolls, board games, fully furnished miniature houses, miniature trains, planes & cars, a miniature circus and much more dating from as far back as the 1700s. [Read more…] about Denver Museum of Miniatures Dolls & Toys Welcomes The Young And Young-at-Heart
This pass is back! Douglas County Libraries offers FREE Adventure Passes good for admission to the Butterfly Pavilion, Clyfford Still Museum, Colorado Symphony, Denver Firefighters Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, History Colorado Center, Molly Brown House and Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum. Passes are available in limited quantities each day and allow different numbers of people to enter the attraction at no cost. [Read more…] about Free Attraction Passes Thru Douglas County Libraries
The Carousel of Happiness is Nederland’s magical menagerie featuring 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals on a restored 1910 Looff carousel, turning to the music of a 1913 Wurlitzer ban organ. Rides are only $2. Visitors to the Carousel can also enjoy picnicking at Barker Reservoir, hiking the trails of the Mud Lake and Caribou Ranch open space areas and the Indian Peak Wilderness Area. [Read more…] about Carousel of Happiness Rides Cost $2; The Happiness is Free
(Update: The first set of dates are for a drive-in format with just food trucks and no other activities.) Food & Flick Fridays in Firestone has become a favorite summertime event. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, friends and family for a fun Friday night. Attendees are welcome to start the evening by enjoying scrumptious fare from a variety of full-fledged mobile restaurants set up from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. [Read more…] about Food & Flicks Fridays in Firestone
Roam free, history buffs! History Colorado now offers a FREE year-long membership to all fourth grade students in the state. Benefits will include FREE admission to all eight of its museums for students and their families* (once museums open), one FREE child ticket to the Georgetown Loop Railroad (with the purchase of an adult ticket), discounts on programs, and a subscription to their monthly eNews. You can sign up here. [Read more…] about History Colorado Offers Free Membership To Fourth Grade Students & Their Families
The Colorado Railroad Museum is now back on track and open to the public. Regular Admission prices once again apply, and train rides are available for an additional fee on selected days (Thursday to Sunday, through August). There are some new procedures and operating hours. Here’s what you need to know. [Read more…] about Colorado Railroad Museum Opens. What You Need To Know.
With zero chance of Denver’s recreation centers, pools, libraries or attractions opening anytime soon, the summer forecast for fun is a bit bleak. Still, the city hopes to help locals thrive, yet stay safe with an array of less traditional summer activities. There are options for youth and families to enjoy the summertime despite recreation centers, camps, park playgrounds and city swimming pools being closed through at least June 30. Below are some of the virtual programs everyone can participate in. [Read more…] about City Of Denver Tries To Provide Alternative Summer Activities For Kids
If you’ve followed Mile High On The Cheap for any amount of time, you know we love the movies! And, with every movie theater closing, many film fanatics (including us!) miss the darkened theater, the smell of fresh popcorn in the air and watching the latest flick on the big screen. There’s nothing like laughing, screaming and crying with fellow movie-goers. It’s definitely a communal experience. With summer blockbusters on the horizon, cinephiles everywhere are wondering, “When will movie theaters reopen and how?” [Read more…] about When Will Movie Theaters Reopen? Sneak Previews?
There may not be the crack of the bat at Coors Field just yet. However, that doesn’t mean baseball fans can’t have some fun waiting for the day they can enjoy a cold beer and hot dog, while watching our beloved Colorado Rockies at bat. (Personally, we’re also missing the Taco Bell special. We’re craving those “cheap” tacos!) [Read more…] about Colorado Rockies Offers Games, Puzzles & More For Whole Family