There’s so much fun taking place in & around Denver this weekend! Check out some of our favorite events below:
Where: The Wonder Co. | 6101 W 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
When: Friday | 10am – 10:45am
These classes are designed for your 2 – 5 year old little artist to join with an adult.
We want you and your child to experience and learn about art through creative play, experimentation, story, and, of course, movement!
Where: Little Monkey Bizness | 1015 Kelly Johnson Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80920
When: Friday | 5pm – 8pm
Start your weekend right with Family Night at Little Monkey Bizness in Colorado Springs. Your little ones will love playing, climbing and having a blast!
Parents will enjoy discounted admission for the kids and pizza.
Discounted Admission is $8.50 for kids 3-8 years, $6.50 for walkers 2 and under and $4.50 for crawlers. Pizza is $1.80 per slice. Accompanying adults are free.
Where: The Buell Theatre | 1350 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202
When: Friday 7:30pm | Saturday & Sunday: 2pm & 7:30pm
Watch as SpongeBob and all of his friends from Bikini Bottom take to the stage in this Broadway sensation.
The show takes the entire family on a journey celebrating friendship and cooperation while learning about the power of unity and inclusion.
The SpongeBob Musical is running from March 10-22 at the Buell Theatre.
Where: Denver Zoo | 2300 Steele Street, Denver, CO 80205-4899
When: Saturday & Sunday | 9am – 4pm
Colorado’s ultimate Spring Break destination is waiting for you! Come for the nearly 3,000 animal residents and stay for the keeper talks, Up-Close Animal Encounters, and special demonstrations.
Your visit supports Denver Zoo’s world-class animal care, educational experiences, and conservation efforts to save wildlife here and across the world. Buy your tickets today and experience the wonder of wildlife at Denver Zoo!
Included in general admission.
Where: Longmont Museum | 400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO 8050
When: Saturday | 9am – 5pm
On the second Saturday of each month, you can treat your family to a day at the Longmont Museum.
Check out changing exhibits on history, art and science and Front Range Rising, a long term exhibit on the history and culture of the region. The Museum hosts hands on education programs for all ages, indoor and outdoor concerts and changing exhibits in history, art and science.
Where: Downtown Denver | 16th and Arapahoe Street, Denver, CO 80202
When: Saturday | 9:30am – 11:30am
Don’t miss one of the biggest holiday celebrations of the year in Downtown Denver this March!
The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a celebration of community and culture where everyone can feel a little Irish. Dress up in your favorite Green attire and bring the whole family downtown to the LoDo District of Denver on Saturday, March 14th! The parade kicks off at 9:30 AM on Wynkoop at 19th!
Where: Downtown Colorado Springs | 430 N Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
When: Saturday | 12pm – 1pm
Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St Patrick’s Day festival and parade in Colorado Springs!
This fun event will take place at noon on Tejon street in downtown Colorado Springs and feature a variety of floats and paraders decked in green. Dress up in your favorite Irish attire and join the fun!
Where: Bellco Theatre | 700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202
When: Saturday | 2pm – 3:30pm & 5:30pm – 7pm
Join Daniel Tiger, his family and familiar friends like O the Owl, Miss Elaina, Katerina Kittycat and Prince Wednesday on an interactive adventure through the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
They’ll share stories about helping others, friendship and enjoying new experiences. The live performance will feature both new songs and old favorites like “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Your entire family will love the music, dancing and delightful surprises all along the way.
Where: Mercury Cafe | 2199 California Street #2821, Denver, CO 80205
When: Sunday | 11am – 12pm
Join musical storytellers Jeff and Paige for a kids’ concert at The Mercury Cafe – the cozy, hip, wind and solar powered spot for organic food, community and music.
Your kids will be treated to a live show featuring original nature inspired music, skits and audience participation. They’ll laugh and learn along while being engaged with music and movement. This show is geared for children ages 3-9.
Doors open at 10:30am. Tickets are $12 each, children under 2 are free.
Where: Edge Movement Gym | 82 Inverness Drive East, STE B, Englewood, CO 80112
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!).
We’ll also learn to “check your surfaces” (padded and non-padded), get down from obstacles safely, accurately identify personal capabilities/limitations, and fine tune our gross motor skills to better navigate the world!
Where: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College | 30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
When: Friday 6pm – 8pm | Saturday & Sunday 1pm – 3pm
Your family will love experiencing the theater as they learn the story of Edward Tulane, an expensive toy rabbit made of china.
In this story, based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo, you’ll hear about Edward and his journey of transformation. He’ll learn lessons on love and courage and your children are sure to be mesmerized by the beautiful story.
Recommended for ages 7+. Shows are held in the FAC Music Room. Theater patrons receive free admission to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Museum on the day of the performance. Tickets start at $10.
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex | 1400 Curtis St. Denver, CO 80202
When: Sunday | 2:30pm – 4pm
Join the Colorado Symphony for this family friendly performance! Introduce little ones to the majesty of the orchestra with Carnival of the Animals, one of the best-known pieces by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns.
Each movement will showcase a different animal from the royal lion to the graceful swan.
Be sure to arrive early for Half Notes in the Bach Room of Boettcher Concert Hall. Half Notes are family-friendly pre-concert activities starting one hour before the concert.
Love checking out great family friendly places around Denver? Check out some of our other Kid City Guides for more fun ideas!