Say goodbye to this snowy February with these great family friendly events around Denver! From Winter Festivals to Snowboarding Competitions, crafts, games and more, you’ll love checking out the best Colorado has to offer!

Where: Golden Peak | Vail
When: Friday & Saturday | 9am to 5pm

Head up to Vail with the family to check out the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championship events. Competition viewing is free and open to the public.

If you wish to access event viewing areas via chairlift, lift tickets and skiing or snowboarding equipment are required. Enjoy other free events like apres deals and events, concerts, snowboarding lessons for kids ages 3-6 and more!

Where: Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Times Vary
When: National Western Complex | Denver

For 27 years, the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo has entertained and educated horse lovers of all breeds and disciplines.

Organized by the Colorado Horse Council, the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo is the council’s largest annual fundraiser. The 2020 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo Charity is Ronald McDonald House in Denver. Free tickets for youth on Sunday!

Where: Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities | Arvada
When: Friday | 10am & 12pm

Treat your children to this performance of the beloved and timeless classic The Velveteen Rabbit.

Check out this musical adaptation at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities that will have your little ones dancing and singing as they learn about love and friendship.

Where: Westminster Public Library | Westminster
When: Friday | 10am

Bring the kiddos to the Westminster Public Library on Fridays in 2020 for Little Explorers Story Time!

Taking place from 10 am – 11 am, this event will have you playing and engaging with your little ones by using books, art and sensory experiences to promote learning, fun and creativity. This story time is recommended for kids aged 2 – 5 years.

Where: The Wonder Co. | Wheat Ridge
When: Friday | 10am

Children 2-5 years and their adults are invited to join this fun class where you can learn through creative play, experimentation, movement and art.

All materials in the studio are available for you and your little artists. Dress for a mess and get ready for a great time!

Where: The Wonder Co. | Wheat Ridge
When: Friday | 10am

Children 2-5 years and their adults are invited to join this fun class where you can learn through creative play, experimentation, movement and art.

All materials in the studio are available for you and your little artists. Dress for a mess and get ready for a great time!

Where: Pop Culture Classroom | Denver
When: Friday | 5pm

Your entire family will have a blast at Family Game Night from Pop Culture Classroom.

You can enjoy Pop Culture Classroom’s collection of board, video and virtual reality games. Whether you want to try something new or introduce your kids to an old favorite, your family will love bonding over a board game. Start your weekend off with a great night spending time together.

Where: Aurora History Museum | Aurora
When: Friday | 5:30pm

The entire family will love the 3rd Annual Winter Celebration & Fundraiser presented by Aurora Sister Cities International.

The event will include Ethiopian and Pan-pacific food tastings, an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, international music, Salvadorian food bites, silent auction and delicious drinks for sale.

Where: Budweiser Events Center | Loveland
When: Friday | 7pm

Don’t miss your chance to see the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters in an all new show, “Pushing the Limits.”

Basketball fans young and old will be amazed by these larger than life entertainers like Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, TNT Lister, Swish Sutton and Torch George. Check out the hilarious hijinks and amazing basketball skills. Watch as the Harlem Globetrotters show off their skills, high flying dunks and attempt to break a brand new record.

Where: The BiTSY Stage | Denver
When: Friday | 7:30pm

Don’t miss your chance to see The Merchant of Mumbai presented by The BiTSY Stage in Denver.

This lively Bollywood Bash is adapted from Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice” and will take your family on a crazy journey of love, friendship and fun. Expect large Bollywood dance numbers and a good time for all.

Where: The Craftsman & Apprentice | Denver
When: Saturday | 9am

Open-ended build/play is good for growing minds. During Wake + Make, mini-makers will have access to a variety of cool tools and materials like wood scraps, cardboard, paint, and up-cycled junk to make messes, invent, build and create.

Where: The Falls Event Center | Littleton
When: Saturday | 9:30am & 10:45am

Inside the Orchestra presents a new concert for the little ones in Littleton.

Tiny Tots concerts are designed to get your little ones interested involved in the process of making music. Tour the wide world of music with music from around the Globe.

Where: Loveland Public Library | Loveland
When: Saturday | 10AM

Kids 5 and older are invited to this fun drop in program at the Loveland Public Library.

LEGO creations built during the session will be displayed for the entire month. Kids will have access to LEGO and robots during this fun, open play time.

Where: Bellco Theatre
When: Saturday & Sunday | 10am & 2pm

PAW Patrol Live! is coming to the Bellco Theatre in Denver with a new pirate adventure!

It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay! Ryder and the PAW Patrol will need all their pup pal’s paws on deck as they discover a secret treasure map while on their latest mission.

Where: Meyer Ranch Open Space | Morrison
When: Saturday | 10AM

The 2020 285 Winterfest is taking place on Saturday at Meyer Ranch Open Space!

This fun family festival will feature activities such as snowman carving, a snow tubing competition, free family movie, and a craft brew crawl for adults!

Where: McIlvoy Park | Arvada
When: Saturday | 11AM

Arvada WinterFest 2020 is coming to McIlvoy Park in Old Town Arvada.

This outdoor festival celebrates the Culture, Entertainment and Art of the many cultures represented in Arvada.

Where: Miners Alley Playhouse | Golden
When: Saturday | 11am & 1pm

Don’t miss your last chance to catch Hansel and Gretel at Miners Alley Playhouse for a modern spin on this deliciously classic tale: two siblings wind up lost in the woods, leading to unexpected adventures, mysterious creatures, and a witch’s candy house.

Children of all ages will appreciate this lively story about gratitude, love, art, the power of family…. and, of course, CANDY!

Where: Winter Park Resort – Sorenson Park | Winter Park
When: Saturday | 3:30PM

Join Parry and the Ski & Ride School as they parade through the base area at Winter Park.

There will be a DJ spinning family-friendly tunes starting at 3 PM in the gazebo and he will introduce Perry to kick the party off right! Other entertainment includes a face painter, free hot chocolate, games, snacks and so much more!

Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science | Denver
When: Sunday | 7am

Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s Discovery Zone is a bustling center of activity and fun but it can be a bit overwhelming for sensitive guests.

Discovery Zone Low-Sensory Mornings offer families a chance to enjoy this exhibit with limited attendance and lowered ambient noise. The event is free but registration is required.

Where: Howelsen Hill Ski Area | Steamboat Springs
When: Sunday | 10am

Ski for free every Super Sunday at Historic Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs.

Ski the same trails as Steamboat Olympians just steps from downtown. It’s as easy as simply stopping into the lodge to pick up your free ticket, which is required to access the ski lifts and the Nordic trails on these special Ski Free Sundays.

Where: Edge Movement Gym | Englewood
When: Sunday | 1pm

Little Ninjas allows youth ages 2-5 to play, learn, and explore movement with an experienced coach in early childhood education.

Drills and games teach young ones to traverse their environment and assess their surroundings (like a ninja!).

Love checking out great family friendly places around Denver? Check out some of our other Kid City Guides for more fun ideas!