Hands-on | Kids Out and About Denver

Butterfly Pavilion

At the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster step to Water’s Edge and see an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail!
6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster , CO , 80020 39° 53' 13.4772" N, 105° 3' 59.274" W

Location:

923 10th St.
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Phone:

303-278-3557

Candlelight Walk 2018 @ Golden History Museum

Dates: 
11/30/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

1230 South Boise Ave
Loveland,, CO, 80537
United States

2018 PUMPKIN PATCH SEASON at Osborn Farm

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
10/01/2018
Time: 
10am - 6pm

Organization:

Location:

2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.595.4FUN

20th Annual Fright Fest Pet Parade

Dates: 
10/13/2018
Time: 
-

Location:

3690 East 128th Avenue
Thornton, CO, 80241
United States

Phone:

303-457-9267

5th Annual Denver American Indian Festival

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
check website

Organization:

Location:

110 N. Harrison Avenue
Lafayette, CO, 80026
United States

Phone:

(303) 604-2424

A GRANDnight at the Museum

Dates: 
09/21/2018
Time: 
5:30pm-7:30pm

Location:

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

304.443.2122

Art Stop at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/29/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
10 am – 1 pm

Organization:

Barr Lake State Park

Location:

13401 Picadilly Rd.
Brighton, CO, 80603
United States

Phone:

(303) 655-1495

Barr Lake Birders: Kids Birding Club

Dates: 
09/22/2018
10/20/2018
Time: 
10 AM - 12 PM

Location:

Mapleton Center YMCA - Boulder, CO
2850 Mapleton Ave
Boulder, CO, 80301
United States

Boulder Holiday Gift Festival

Dates: 
12/09/2018
Time: 
11AM - 5PM

Location:

Central Park -Boulder, CO
1236 Canyon Blvd
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Boulder Holiday Market

Dates: 
11/24/2018
Time: 
10am to 5pm

Location:

Festival Park
300 Second St.
Castle Rock, CO, 80104
United States

Phone:

303-660-1036

Candlelighting in Castle Rock

Dates: 
12/24/2018
Time: 
5-6 p.m

Location:

215 S Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

(719) 385-5990

Children’s History Hour: Can You Dig It

Dates: 
10/17/2018
Time: 
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Location:

215 S Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

(719) 385-5990

Children’s History Hour: How to Babysit a Grandpa

Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/29/2018
Time: 
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Location:

9 Capitol Hill Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO, 80829
United States

Phone:

719.685.1011

Christmas Tea in the Queen's Parlour Tearoom

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

Organization:

Rock Ledge Ranch

Location:

3105 Gateway Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-578-6777

Colorado Living History School Program (Autumn)

Dates: 
10/10/2018
Time: 
9:30 am

Organization:

Location:

18065 Saddlewood Road
Monument, CO, 80132
United States

Phone:

719-799-6708

Colorado Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/24/2018
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Douglas County Libraries-Lone Tree
10055 Library Way
Lone Tree, CO, 80124
United States

Phone:

(303) 791-7323

Craft Lab at Lone Tree

Dates: 
10/21/2018
11/18/2018
12/16/2018
Time: 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location:

15836 Black Bridge Rd
Paonia, CO, 81428
United States

Phone:

(970) 527-6838

Location:

Reel Kids
602 Center Drive Suite E
Superior, CO, 80027
United States

Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Dates: 
01/28/2019
02/04/2019
02/11/2019
Time: 
3:30-4:15pm

Location:

Reel Kids
602 Center Drive Suite E
Superior, CO, 80027
United States

Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/28/2018
10/05/2018
Time: 
9:30-10:15

Location:

Pearl Street Mall
Pearl Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Deck the Mall in Boulder

Dates: 
11/10/2018
11/11/2018
Time: 
10am – 5pm

Organization:

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Organization:

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Denver Botanic Gardens 2018 Free Days-York Street

Dates: 
11/03/2018
Time: 
Whole Day

Location:

810 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80209
United States

Phone:

720-865-0240

Drop-In Craft & Snack at the Eugene Field Branch Library

Dates: 
09/20/2018
09/27/2018
10/04/2018
Time: 
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Location:

Briggs Street
Erie, CO, 80516
United States

Phone:

(303) 902-2451

Erie Farmers Market

Dates: 
09/20/2018
Time: 
5-8 pm

Location:

Bond Park- CO
MacGregor Avenue
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-6104

Estes Park Elk Fest

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
varies, see website

Location:

Bond Park- CO
MacGregor Avenue
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Estes Park Farmers Market

Dates: 
09/20/2018
09/27/2018
Time: 
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Organization:

Rock Ledge Ranch

Location:

3105 Gateway Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-578-6777

Everything But The Oink

Dates: 
11/10/2018
Time: 
10:00 am

Organization:

Location:

100 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Fall Break at Denver Art Museum

Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
Time: 
Friday,10 am - 8 pm; Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Wishing Star Farm

Location:

6760 Ropers Point
Colorado Springs, CO, 80908
United States

Phone:

719-495-5888

Fall Fest at Wishing Star Farm

Dates: 
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
Time: 
MONDAY – WEDNESDAY – 9 am – 2 pm THURSDAY – SUNDAY – 9 am – 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

11321 Dransfeldt Road
Parker, CO, 80134
United States

Phone:

303-805-1038

Fall Festival and Maze at Flat Acres Farm

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/26/2018
Time: 
10 am to 6 pm

Location:

1649 Poplar Ave
Canon City, CO, 81212
United States

Phone:

(719) 821-9133

FALL FESTIVAL at Diana's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

Dates: 
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
check website

Location:

13912 CR 19
Platteville, CO, 80651
United States

Phone:

970-785-6133

Fall Harvest Festival at Miller Farms

Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
Time: 
9 am -6 pm daily

Location:

Estes Park Event Center
1125 Rooftop Way
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

303-563-8290

Fall Weekend in Estes Park

Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
Time: 
7am

Location:

PACE Center
20000 Pikes Peak Ave.
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Family Discovery Series: ZooMobile

Dates: 
02/16/2019
Time: 
10:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

2121 Children’s Museum Drive
Denver, CO, 80211
United States

Phone:

303-561-0100

Free Admission Tuesday at the Children's Museum of Denver at Marisco Campus

Dates: 
10/02/2018
11/06/2018
12/04/2018
Time: 
4 -8 pm

Organization:

Location:

2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.595.4FUN

Fright Fest-Family By Day and Fright By Night

Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
Fridays: 6-10 PM / Saturdays: 12-10 PM / Sundays: 12-9 PM

Organization:

Fritzler Farm Park

Location:

20861 CR 33
La Salle, CO, 80645
United States

Phone:

(970)737-2129

Fritzler Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/28/2018
Time: 
varies, see http://www.fritzlermaze.com/schedule.html

Organization:

Cottonwood Farm

Location:

10600 Isabelle Rd.
Lafayette, CO, 80026
United States

Phone:

(720) 890-4766

Halloween Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival - Cottonwood Farm

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/24/2018
Time: 
10 AM to 6 PM

Organization:

Location:

6005 Ron King Trail
Littleton, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

303-471-7076

Haunted Forest

Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Rock Ledge Ranch

Location:

3105 Gateway Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-578-6777

Holiday Evening

Dates: 
12/15/2018
Time: 
4:00 pm

Organization:

Rock Ledge Ranch

Location:

3105 Gateway Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-578-6777

Holiday Teas and Tours

Dates: 
12/05/2018
12/07/2018
12/08/2018
Time: 
1:00 pm

Location:

Aurora Municipal Center
15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303.739.7182

Holiday Tree Lighting-Aurora

Dates: 
12/04/2018
Time: 
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

2035 Broadway
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

3034427674

Kid's Paint Night

Dates: 
10/01/2018
11/05/2018
12/03/2018
Time: 
5:30pm-7:30pm

Location:

4860 Van Gordon St Unit B
Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033
United States

Phone:

720-898-4427

Kids Night Out

Dates: 
09/28/2018
10/12/2018
11/09/2018
Time: 
6:30 pm-10 pm

Location:

10081 W Bowles Ave
Littleton, CO, 80127
United States

Phone:

(303) 339-3030

Kids with Special Needs Event

Dates: 
10/06/2018
11/03/2018
12/01/2018
Time: 
9:00 am - 10:00 am (Private Hour) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (open to Public)

Organization:

Location:

818 N. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

(719) 482-9846

Kids Zone: Coin Carving II—Love Tokens

Dates: 
11/17/2018
Time: 
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., ages 4-7 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., ages 8-12

Organization:

Location:

818 N. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

(719) 482-9846

Kids Zone: Coin Carving I—Hobo Nickels

Dates: 
10/20/2018
Time: 
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., ages 4-7 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., ages 8-12

Location:

13201 Lowell Blvd Paul Derda Recreation Center
Broomfield, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

9703080439

Kids' Nite Out @ Paul Derda Recreation Center in Broomfield

Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/28/2018
10/05/2018
Time: 
7 pm - 10:30 pm

Location:

Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Last Chance Gift Fest

Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Time: 
10am – 5pm

Organization:

BookBar

Location:

4280 Tennyson Street
Denver, CO, 80212
United States

Phone:

+1 303-284-0194

Literacy Learning Storytime

Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/26/2018
10/03/2018
Time: 
10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Location:

824 FRONT STREET
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

(303) 902-2451

Louisville Farmers Market

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/29/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
9 am - 1 pm

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Moonlight Hikes at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
09/24/2018
10/24/2018
Time: 
see schedule

Location:

15836 Black Bridge Rd
Paonia, CO, 81428
United States

Phone:

(970) 527-6838

Mountain Harvest Festival 2018

Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

215 S Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

(719) 385-5990

Location:

9 Capitol Hill Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO, 80829
United States

Phone:

719.685.1011

New Year's Tea at Miramont Castle Museum

Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
Time: 
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Location:

Bancroft Park
2408 W Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-577-4112

Old Colorado City Farmers Market

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/29/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
7am -1:30 pm

Location:

Douglas County Libraries-Lone Tree
10055 Library Way
Lone Tree, CO, 80124
United States

Phone:

(303) 791-7323

Open Studio at Lone Tree

Dates: 
09/27/2018
10/12/2018
10/25/2018
Time: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

The Millhouse at Philip S. Miller Park
1381 W Plum Creek Pkwy
Castle Rock, CO, 80109
United States

Phone:

303-660-1036

Pie Bake Off in Castle Rock

Dates: 
11/03/2018
Time: 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

320 Pepper Grass Lane
Fountain, CO, 80817
United States

Phone:

719-520-6745

Pumpkin Carving Party

Dates: 
10/27/2018
Time: 
9:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

Location:

P.O. Box 249
Georgetown, CO, 80444
United States

Phone:

1-888-456-6777

Pumpkin Fest at Georgetown Loop Railroad

Dates: 
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
10/12/2018
10/13/2018
10/14/2018
Time: 
9 a.m. ­- 5 p.m. each day (last entry at 4 p.m.)

Organization:

Covered Bridge Ranch

Location:

17249 6250 (Dave Wood) Rd
Montrose, CO, 81403
United States

Phone:

917-224-5313

Pumpkin Patch at the Covered Bridge

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
10/03/2018
Time: 
10 am-5:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

14949 E. Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303-739-6640

Punkin Chunkin Colorado

Dates: 
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

11321 Dransfeldt Road
Parker, CO, 80134
United States

Phone:

303-805-1038

Reapers Hollow and Dead End Motel

Dates: 
09/30/2018
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
7-10 pm

Location:

The Millhouse at Philip S. Miller Park
1381 W Plum Creek Pkwy
Castle Rock, CO, 80109
United States

Phone:

303-660-1036

Reindeer Games in Castle Rock

Dates: 
12/14/2018
Time: 
3-6 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

225 North Gate Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80921
United States

Phone:

719-488-0880

Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival

Dates: 
10/06/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
10 am - 3 pm

Location:

15836 Black Bridge Rd
Paonia, CO, 81428
United States

Phone:

(970) 527-6838

Ride the Pumpkin Express at Orchard Valley Farms & Market and Black Bridge Winery

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
11:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Roxborough Ride at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
09/28/2018
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
4:30-8:30 p.m. (last entry 7:30 p.m.) (Daytime hours close early at 3:30 p.m. during Santa's Village)

Organization:

Location:

2035 Broadway
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

3034427674

Saturday Morning Kid's Art Exploration at Posh Splat

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/29/2018
10/06/2018
Time: 
9am-11am

Organization:

Location:

2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

303.370.6000

SCFD COMMUNITY FREE DAYS

Dates: 
09/30/2018
10/14/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
regular hours

Organization:

Location:

17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO, 80403
United States

Phone:

303-279-4591

SCFD Free Admission Day at the Colorado Railroad Museum

Dates: 
10/11/2018
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO, 80203
United States

Phone:

+1 303-832-4092

SCFD Free Day at Molly Brown House Museum

Dates: 
11/09/2018
Time: 
10 AM - 4 PM

Organization:

Fritzler Farm Park

Location:

20861 CR 33
La Salle, CO, 80645
United States

Phone:

(970) 737-2129

Scream Acres Haunted Corn Maze

Dates: 
09/28/2018
09/29/2018
10/05/2018
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

Various locations
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United States

Smithsonian Museum Day

Dates: 
09/22/2018
Time: 
See website/location

Location:

Miller Activity Complex- Castle Rock, CO
1375 Plum Creek Pkwy
Castle Rock, CO, 80109
United States

Phone:

303-660-1036

Spooktacular 2018 in Castle Rock

Dates: 
10/27/2018
Time: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location:

Festival Park
300 Second St.
Castle Rock, CO, 80104
United States

Phone:

303-660-1036

Storytellers and S’mores in Castle Rock

Dates: 
12/08/2018
Time: 
5-7 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

2035 Broadway
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

3034427674

Sunday Morning Family Art Making

Dates: 
09/23/2018
09/30/2018
10/07/2018
Time: 
9am-11am

Location:

Bancroft Park
2408 W Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

(719) 577-4112

Taste of OCC

Dates: 
09/23/2018
Time: 
12-4 pm

Location:

2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

303-322-7727

Tattered Tales Storytime at Colfax Avenue

Dates: 
09/25/2018
10/02/2018
10/09/2018
Time: 
10:30 am

Location:

1649 Poplar Ave
Canon City, CO, 81212
United States

Phone:

(719) 821-9133

The Corn Maze at Diana's Pumpkin Patch

Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/28/2018
Time: 
Fridays: 10am-9pm Saturdays: 10am-9pm *No admission past 8 PM, Sundays: 10am-6pm *No admission past 5 PM, (groups of 15, later by appointment)

Location:

Carpenter Park Fields in Thornton
11000 Colorado Blvd
Thornton, CO, 80233
United States

Phone:

303-255-7800

Thornton Winterfest

Dates: 
12/07/2018
12/08/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
Friday, December 7 ~ 6:30 - 9p.m. Saturday, December 8 ~ 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday, December 9 ~ 5 - 9 p.m.

Location:

Dinosaur Ridge
16831 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO, 80465
United States

Phone:

303.697.3466

TriceraTOTS at Dinosaur Ridge

Dates: 
10/03/2018
11/07/2018
12/05/2018
Time: 
10 am

Location:

Skyline Park
1600 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Urban Holiday Market

Dates: 
11/03/2018
11/04/2018
Time: 
11am- 6pm

Location:

Skyline Park
1600 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Urban Market

Dates: 
09/27/2018
10/13/2018
10/14/2018
Time: 
11am- 6pm

Organization:

Location:

1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO, 80203
United States

Phone:

+1 303-832-4092

Victorian Horrors

Dates: 
10/12/2018
10/13/2018
10/18/2018
Time: 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

7705 Wadsworth Blvd. Unit E
Arvada, CO, 80003
United States

Phone:

303-467-3500

Winter Camp

Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
Time: 
Morning Camp - 9:00am - 12:00pm Afternoon Camp - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Organization:

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Winter Gift Market at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Young Artists at Work: School Day-Off Camps 2018-2019

Dates: 
11/19/2018
01/07/2019
02/15/2019
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver, CO, 80203
United States

Phone:

+1 303-832-4092

Yuletide Teas

Dates: 
12/01/2018
12/02/2018
12/07/2018
Time: 
12:030 PM - 2:30 PM