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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend April 27 – 29, 2018

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It’s the Día del Niño (Day of the Child) holiday this weekend, and Denver offers so many great and free events to celebrate! It’s also the opening weekend for Elitch Gardens as well as the final weekend to see the incredible production of Aladdin, and so much more!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND APRIL 27 – 29, 2018

DISCOUNTED ENTRY TO THE AURORA RESERVOIR
Aurora Reservoir | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 27th, through Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Where: Aurora Reservoir, 5800 S Powhaton Rd, Aurora, CO 80016

Time: 6am – 8:30pm

Cost: $5 per vehicle

Psst… Mention code “No Off-Season” at the entrance gate to receive discount!

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy walking and biking the trails as well as fishing, archery, playgrounds, cookouts and nature viewing at a discounted price at the Aurora Reservoir this weekend!

LIVE OCTOPUS FEEDING AT BUTTERFLY PAVILION
Butterfly Pavilion | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 27th, 2018

Where: Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

Visit Butterfly Pavilion this Friday and experience the incredible intelligence of octopuses with a live feeding and talk from their aquarist and education team.

FINAL WEEKEND: DISNEY’S ALADDIN
Disney's Aladdin | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 27th & Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Where: Buell Theatre, 1350 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 2pm & 7:30pm

Cost: Starting from $25

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 6+

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

DONUT DASH 5K/10K
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When: Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Where: City Park Pavilion, 1700 York St., Denver, CO 80202

Time: 5K 8:45am, 10K 9:30am

Cost: $17 – $55

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

The Donut Dash 5K and 10K is Denver’s race that ends with donuts. Runners and walkers can take advantage of a flat and fast course, and then enjoy fresh donuts at the finish!

ELITCH GARDENS OPENING DAY
Elitch Gardens Season Pass Appreciation Weekend & Opening Day | The Denver Ear

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When: Starting from Saturday, April 28th, 2018

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

Time: 10:30am – 8pm

Cost: Varies

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is re-opening it’s gates this Saturday! Located in the heart of Denver and celebrating 128 years of fun, Elitch Gardens is Colorado’s only world-class combination theme and water park. From thrilling roller coasters to pint-sized adventures, a splashin’ water park and tons of special events, there’s thrills for all. The park is open April through October.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND: A CIRCUS ADVENTURE
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When: Saturday, April 28th & Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Where: Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 2344 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO 80210

Time: 7:30pm / 2pm

Cost: $28.50 – $48.50

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

MOTH Poetic Circus presents Alice in Wonderland: A Circus Adventure!

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole to Wonderland, where she embarks upon a series of wild and wacky circus adventures. Experience all of your favorite characters including The White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Blue Caterpillar, and Queen of Hearts, played by Acrobats, Aerialists, Jugglers, Dancers, and Contortionists.

DÍA DEL NIÑO FREE DAY AT DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE
Denver Museum of Nature & Science | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Center to honor all children on this SCFD Community Free Day. In addition to free general admission for all visitors, the celebration will include special performances, music, and activities for the entire family.

DÍA DEL NIÑO FREE FESTIVAL AT DENVER ART MUSEUM
Denver Art Museum | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 29th, 2018

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

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy free admission, family-friendly programming, and live music and dances that celebrates children from around the world at the Denver Art Museum with their special Día del Niño (Day of the Child) Festival.

DÍA DEL NIÑO FREE FESTIVAL AT HISTORY COLORADO CENTER

When: Sunday, April 29th, 2018

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

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Día del Niño (Day of the Child) festival is also celebrated this Sunday at the History Colorado Center, with free general admission and a variety of art making activities and performances for the whole family.

DÍA DEL NIÑO CELEBRATION AT WOW! CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
 WOW! Children's Museum | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Where: WOW! Children’s Museum, 110 N Harrison Ave, Lafayette, CO 80026

Time: 11am – 2pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

WOW! Children’s Museum is hosting its first Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration, which will include stories, dances, and activities that honor the Mexican origins of this special holiday.

ALL YOU CAN EAT LUAU AT ADRIFT
Adrift | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Where: Adrift, 218 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Cost: $25 Adults, $12.50 Children

Make Reservations by calling: (303) 778-8454

Ages: All Ages

Get lei’d the last Sunday of every month at Adrift‘s all-you-can-eat Pork roast luau with traditional Hawaiian side dishes. Sway to the rhythm of the Kalama Polynesian Dancers and imbibe in their Tiki Cocktail Grotto.

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