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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Labor Day Weekend 20185 min read

A Taste of Colorado | The Denver Ear

Check out all the fun things to do this long holiday weekend in Denver!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2018

A TASTE OF COLORADO
A Taste of Colorado | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©A Taste of Colorado

When: August 31 – September 3, 2018

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204

Civic Center Park, 101 W 14th Ave, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Saturday & Sunday 11am – 10pm, Monday 11am – 8pm

Cost: Free, VIP Experience $119

Psst… Learn more about the VIP Experience and purchase tickets online.

Ages: All Ages

A Taste of Colorado, taking place at Civic Center Park over Labor Day Weekend, will feature more than 50 of Colorado’s favorite restaurants and food establishments that will gather at the Festival, featuring small portions to full meals. Live music will be available on six different stages, arts, crafts, carnival rides, games, play equipment, a great variety of free, hands-on craft activities, plus plenty of music, magic, clowns and puppets on the KidzStage.

Psst… Musical lineup this year includes Leann Rimes, Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray and more!

DENVER MART DRIVE IN: CHRISTOPHER ROBIN + ANTMAN & THE WASP DOUBLE FEATURE
Denver Mart Drive-In | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Denver Mart Drive-In

When: August 31 – September 2, 2018

Where: Denver Mart Drive In, 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

Time: 7pm

Cost: $10 – $60 Per Car

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Parental Guidance

Enjoy a screening of the newly released film Christopher Robin, followed by the recently released film Ant Man & The Wasp, inside your car, at the Denver Mart Drive In’s Double Feature Labor Day Weekend event.

A PARIS STREET MARKET AT ASPEN GROVE
A Paris Street Market | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©A Paris Street Market

When: September 1, 2018

Where: Aspen Grove, 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: 8am – 2pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate your Labor Day Weekend with a stroll through A Paris Street Market at Aspen Grove. Over 120 vendors, fun fall merchandise, seasonal goodies, antiques, jewelry, outdoor trinkets, and more.

LEGO BUILDING WORKSHOP AT HISTORY COLORADO CENTER
History Colorado Center | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©History Colorado Center

When: September 1, 2018

Where: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Time: 9am – 10am

Cost: $40 Members / $45 Non-Members

Psst… Ticket price includes one adult and one child, legos and instructions.

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 4 & up

Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation at the History Colorado Center. This Saturday, build the the LEGO Classic Green Creativity Kit together. The 66-piece kit includes a mix of classic lego bricks and special elements, including windows, doors, and wheels. This is a great set for beginners, adaptable to all skill levels.

DENVER ZOO’S INTERNATIONAL VULTURE AWARENESS DAY
Denver Zoo | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Denver Zoo

When: September 1, 2018

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: General Admission

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate International Vulture Day with the vultures of the Denver Zoo. Learn more about the vital role vultures play in their ecosystems and what Denver Zoo does to protect these amazing animals.

FREE DAY: DENVER ART MUSEUM
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Photo: ©Denver Art Museum

When: September 1, 2018

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Denver Art Museum for free this Saturday, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

FAIRY GARDEN WORKSHOP
Shelly’s Garden Country | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Shelly’s Garden Country

When: September 1, 2018

Where: Shelly’s Garden Country, 4181 W 120th Ave, Broomfield, CO 80020

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Cost: $30

Psst… Registration includes materials and supplies.

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

Create your very own magical fairy garden at Shelly’s Garden Country. Create one for yourself and bring your child while spending time together creating memories. Fairy gardens are so much fun and something the entire family will enjoy.

DENVER TRUCK STOP: FOOD TRUCK RALLY
Truck Stop: Food Truck Rally | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Truck Stop: Food Truck Rally | The Denver Ear

When: September 1, 2018

Where: RiNo, 3611 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80216

Time: 1pm – 8pm

Cost: Free

Psst… RSVP for a chance to win prizes!

Ages: All Ages

Truck Stop: Food Truck Rally will be making its final stop this season in the River North Arts District this Saturday. Enjoy local food trucks, vendors, live music, and craft beverages!

GIVETOBERFEST
Givetoberfest | The Denver Ear

Photo: ©Givetoberfest

When: September 1, 2018

Where: The Hangar at Stanley, 2501 Dallas St #135, Aurora, CO 80010

Time: 4pm – 9pm

Cost: Adults $7 – $42, Children (3-12) $5

Purchase Tickets Online

Psst… This event benefits Impact360. A local Denver charity who provides resources and opportunities for low income kids from 6th grade to age 24!

Ages: All Ages

The Neir Team presents the 1st annual Givetoberfest in Stapleton! Come dressed in your lederhosen and drindl’s and dance to Rick Borger and the Average German band while they play traditional german music, chicken dance, Ein Prozit and sip from three different locally brewed Oktoberfest beers from Westbound & Down Brewery, dancing, stein hoisting contest and a costume contest.

LABOR DAY FIREWORKS AT ELITCH GARDENS
Fireworks Show at Elitch Gardens | The Denver Ear

Photograph Courtesy of ©Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

When: September 2, 2018

Where: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, 2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Starting from 10pm

Cost: Admission

Ages: All Ages

Visit Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park this Sunday, enjoy a day of rides and fun, and stay after the park closes for a special Labor Day Fireworks Extravaganza presented by Pepsi.

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