If you’re feeling “crafty” over the weekend, head to Michaels for a fun afternoon on Sundays. Michaels’ popular Sunday Makebreak craft events offer a creative outlet for kids (and adults!) of all ages. Even better, there’s no need to register or sign-up — just head to the craft store’s project room to get started. [Read more…] about Today! Michaels Offers Free Sunday Makebreak Craft Events This Fall & Winter
Denver’s largest and most popular Halloween event comes alive with all the thrills, tricks and treats visitors can handle — starting Saturday, October 1. Elitch Gardens’ Fright Fest will host five weekends of hair-raising fun for ghouls of all ages. Visitors can enjoy Family by Day and Fright by Night, as well as their favorite theme park rides and an all-new haunted house. [Read more…] about Elitch Gardens Offers Thrills & Chills with Fright Fest in October
It’s time to for the kids to get crafty! Parents are always looking for fun ways to keep little hands busy. And JOANN Fabric and Craft Store has all the supplies you need for just about anything kids of all ages can imagine — from simple craft projects to complex art pieces. Little crafters can create and explore with the craft store’s monthly Take It & Make It events. [Read more…] about Today! Get Free Take-Home Craft Every Month at JOANN Fabric & Craft Store — Halloween Magnets
Tiny Tots has been introducing children age 7 and under to orchestral music for a more than quarter of a century. Children “inside” the orchestra are literally surrounded by professional musicians who play familiar melodies. Performances are Saturday, October 22 at the Denver Art Museum, Sunday, October 23 at Lilley Gulch Recreation Center, Wednesday, November 2 at the Parker Fieldhouse and Friday, November 14 at Boettcher Concert Hall. [Read more…] about Tiny Tots – Immersive Orchestra Concerts For Kids
In case you may find yourself trapped with some rowdy young ‘uns, you may need some fun places for the kiddos to play. This list of indoor play areas around Denver should come in handy.
I’ve included all sorts of activities, some free and some with an admission fee. For some of the pricier attractions, I noted if there’s a Groupon available (and you should always check Groupon yourself for those not marked, as new Groupons pop up from time to time).
This list is by no means comprehensive as there are a gazillion spots across the metro area. A few spots have closed in the last year, others are still to re-open. Know of something that should be in the list? Just email email@example.com. [Read more…] about Indoor Play Areas for Kids Around Denver
The event is expected to sell out quickly, so get tickets now! Start getting those costumes ready! It’s just about time for families to get dressed up for lots of Halloween fun and adventure. The autumn weather is the perfect backdrop for little ones to scamper around dressed as their favorite princess or superhero, all while enjoying the season’s family friendly activities around town. [Read more…] about Enjoy BOO @ 9+CO with Pumpkins, Candy & More — $5 Ticket Includes Everything!
Special needs families will welcome the news that Friendship Circle of Colorado holds its next events on Sunday, October 2 & 23 at 3 p.m. The non-profit organization is dedicated to making a dramatic difference in the lives of children and young adults with special needs, and their families, through one-to-one peer mentoring and social-recreational programs in the homes, schools, and communities of Metro Denver and surrounding areas. [Read more…] about The Friendship Circle Holds Free Event For Special Needs Families
Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean the end of outdoor movies. In some ways, fall may offer the perfect weather for watching a movie under an evening sky with friends and family. There’s something special about the warmth and cool breezes of autumn — just bundled up in your favorite sweater or sweatshirt. Even better, pack a few extra blankets for more coziness and comfortability. [Read more…] about Enjoy Monday Night Movies at Edgewater Public Market
With its expansive outdoor plaza serving as a bustling gathering space for baseball fans, foodies, festival goers and music lovers, there’s no end to the events hosted at McGregor Square throughout the year. Join the fun as the plaza showcases some of the best concerts, celebrations and events going on in the city. [Read more…] about Enjoy Family Fun on Thursdays at Free Movies at McGregor Square
Let the bugling begin as Estes Park hosts Elk Fest. As usual, the festival coincides with the annual autumn elk rut, providing the natural sight and sound spectacle created during the big game’s mating season in and around Rocky Mountain National Park. While the park charges an entrance fee or requires a National Parks Pass, the FREE Elk Fest is on Saturday & Sunday, October 1 & 2, 2022, from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m. [Read more…] about Free Elk Fest in Estes Park Welcomes In Autumn
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. [Read more…] about Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches That Are Open In 2022
With summer unofficially over, many are going to miss enjoying one of the season’s great pastimes — going to the movies! However, Harkins Theatres is bringing back 10 blockbusters from recent months to the big screen for just two weeks with its Blockbuster Bring Backs series. It’s the perfect opportunity to experience a fan-favorite flick the way it was meant to be experienced…on the big screen! [Read more…] about Enjoy ‘Blockbuster Bring Backs’ Series at Harkins Theatres — Including ‘Top Gun: Maverick’
Our wonderful Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers families so much to see, do and explore. A visit can easily fill the entire day with wonder, knowledge and lots of fun. And, thanks to our city’s Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, you can expand your mind, not your wallet on the institution’s annual FREE Days. The next one is Monday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Disney On Ice is hitting the road, “cheap skates”! Before your holiday calendar fills up, schedule Disney family fun time now. The popular family-friendly ice show is making a stop in Denver with its “Road Trip Adventures” at Ball Arena December 2 to 4. And now’s the time to skate your way to A+ savings with the show’s “Back-to-School” ticket deal. [Read more…] about Disney On Ice Offers ‘Back-to-School’ Ticket Deal — Save Up To 25%
Two tickets for Tuesday, please! If you love the movies, but don’t have money to spend like a movie mogul, you definitely want to make Tuesday your go-to day for seeing the latest blockbuster on the big screen. Tuesday is a slow day at the box office. And that’s why many movie theater chains discount tickets for the day. [Read more…] about How to Go to the Movies for Cheap on Tuesdays in Denver