Fun Family Activities in & Around Denver: March 20-22nd

There’s so much fun taking place in & around Denver this weekend! Check out some of our favorite events below:

Where: Denver Zoo | 2300 Steele Street, Denver, CO 80205-4899
When: Friday, 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: 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: Keystone Ski Resort | 100 Dercum Square, Keystone, CO 80435
When: Friday | 1pm-2pm

Learn all there is to know about snow, snowflakes, the snow cycle, avalanches and more at Super Snowy Science at Kidtopia Headquarters: Expedition Station in Keystone!

This event taking place every Friday from 1-2 PM is fun for kids of all ages and is totally free!ids

Where: Colorado Springs Event Center | 3960 Palmer Park Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
When: Friday: 3pm | Saturday: 9am-8pm | Sunday: 9am-7pm

Now featuring more dinosaurs, activities and rides than ever before, Jurassic Quest is coming to Colorado Springs March 20, 21 and 22!

Jurassic Quest is sure to thrill your entire family with their Dinosaur Exhibit featuring over 100 true-to-size, detailed dinosaurs. You can ride and sit on dinosaurs, see a Baby Dinosaur Show, enjoy the Dino Bounce House, Fossil Digs, Scooters, Crafts, Face Painting and much more! Don’t miss the new 50 foot long Megalodon!

We are Giving Away 4 Family Packs To The Amazing Jurassic Quest in Colorado Springs

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 Craftsman & Apprentice | 1325 E 22nd Ave, Denver, CO 80205
When: Saturday | 9am

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: Money Museum | 818 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
When: Saturday | 10:30am – 12pm & 1:30pm 3pm

In this wonderful event, kids can learn all about currency, picking up basic and advanced concepts at fun, interactive classes. Join the Money Museum in Colorado Springs for Kids Zone taking place monthly for FREE! 

When kids participate in the free KidsZone classes, their parents allowed to view and explore the Money Museum exhibits at no cost!

Where: Colorado Springs Event Center | 3960 Palmer Park Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
When: Friday: 7pm – 9pm | Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 1pm, 3pm – 5pm, 7pm – 9pm | 

Watch as your favorite Disney stories come alive at Disney On Ice presents Celebrate Memories.

Watch special performances by your children’s favorite characters. Join Moana on a high-seas adventure, dance along with Woody, Buzz and their Toy Story friends and be inspired by love with Frozen and the Disney Princesses.

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens | 1007 York St. Denver, CO 80206
When: Sunday | 9am – 5pm

Enjoy a Family FREE day of nature exploration at the Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street.

This is made possible by the SCFD. Your children will love exploring the gardens and greenhouses of Denver Botanic Gardens. The Mordecai Children’s Garden (open March 1 – October 31) is a wonderland of exploration for little ones of all ages.

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: Denver Marriott Tech Center | 4900 S. Syracuse St. Denver, CO 80237
When: Saturday & Sunday | 8am – 5pm

Colorado Anime Fest was founded in 2014 by a group of friends with decades of combined experience, having run dozens of events across the country. 

Colorado Anime Fest has donated $23,101 to local charities to date. We’re also a member of the Japan America Society of Colorado.

Where: Denver Marriott Tech Center | 4900 S. Syracuse St. Denver, CO 80237
When: Saturday & Sunday | 8am – 5pm

Hands Percussion, a renowned Malaysian percussion ensemble, has been creating a veritable bang in the music scene in Kuala Lumpur since 1997 with its ground breaking and innovative performances.

The ensemble’s performances have been highly regarded and admired as they endeavor to preserve their cultural heritage while introducing new dimensions to theatrical drumming by venturing into contemporary percussion music and exploring different cultures.

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