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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend August 11th – 13th, 2017

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend August 11th – 13th, 2017 | The Denver Ear

Denver kids can play with LEGO® bricks, explore dinosaur tracks, watch laser shows, enjoy carnivals, zip-line, attend free festivals, listen to live music and more!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 11th – 13th, 2017

COLORADO ADVENTURES ON THE PLAZA AT DEN
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When: Friday, August 11th, through Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Where: Denver International Airport, 8500 Peña Blvd, Denver, CO 80249

Time: 10am – 7pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The DEN Plaza has transformed into a variety of Colorado adventure activities for the whole family. The activities include a zip-line, rock climbing wall and virtual fly fishing experience.

JEFFCO FAIR & FESTIVAL
Jeffco Fair & Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, August 11th, through Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Where: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Golden, CO 80401

Time: Friday 12pm – 10pm; Saturday 10am – 10pm; Sunday 10am – 6pm

Cost: $5 General Admission; Free for Children 12 & Under; Fee-Based Events Available

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Jeffco Fair & Festival is Jefferson County’s biggest celebration of the summer and showcases events and activities such as an Outdoor Adventure Zone, a Petting Zoo, Live Entertainment, Yoga, Reptile Adventures, 4-H shows, Science Shows, Fairs & more.

VELORAMA FESTIVAL

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When: Friday, August 11th, through Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Where: RiNo Art District, Denver, CO 80205

Time: Friday from 4pm; Saturday & Sunday from 10am

Cost: Starting from $35;

Psst… On Sunday, August 13th, Children 10 & Under are Free

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Velorama is a new kind of festival, combining the Colorado Classic, a world-class pro cycling race, with headliner music acts and a full-on, 3-day street party in the RiNo Art District. Twelve blocks of RiNo Art District will be transformed into a festival for an incredible weekend of bands, bikes and beyond, lasting through the big race finale on Sunday.

In addition to music, the RiNo street party will be packed with all kinds of fun, including the Drink RiNo Beer Garden, a bike expo, special events, local food, the Denver Flea, and more.

FREE DAY: DINOSAUR RIDGE
Free Dinosaur Discovery Day at Dinosaur Ridge | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Where: Dinosaur Ridge, 16831 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy an Admissions Free Day at Dinosaur Ridge, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

BRICK FEST LIVE LEGO® FAN EXPERIENCE
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When: Saturday, August 12th & Sunday, August 13th, 2017

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

Time: 10am – 6pm; VIP additional hour from 9am

Cost: $22 GA; $47 VIP; Free for Children 2 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain, with over one million LEGO® bricks. Attraction include: The Glow Zone, video game arena, mini golf, Brick Fest Theater Trivia & Entertainment, mosaics, shopping, and more.

ANTIQUE ROW SUMMER BLOCK PARTY
Denver's Antique Row | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Where: Denver’s Antique Row, 1800 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Join Antique Row for the 8th Annual Antique Row Outdoor Summer Neighborhood Block Party featuring live music, a classic car show, free face painting, special sales and shopping, and more.

POLISH FOOD FESTIVAL
Polish Food Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, August 12th & Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Where: St Joseph Polish Catholic Church, 517 E 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

Time: Saturday 12pm – 9pm; Sunday – 12pm – 7pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Polish Food Festival is an annual celebration of Polish culture, food and ethnicity. This event spans over two days and will include Polish food & pastries, Polish Beer, a children’s play zone, live music, and special vendor booths.

OLDE TOWN SUMMER SOUNDS ON SECOND SATURDAY: HISTORIC OLDE TOWN ARVADA
Historic Olde Town Arvada | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Where: Historic Olde Town Arvada, Vance St & Grandview Ave, Arvada, CO 80002

Time: 3pm – 9pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Historic Olde Town Arvada‘s free live music on the second Saturday of the month. Bring your dancing shoes and your best Elvis impression for A Night with Elvis and ’50s Era Music. In addition to live music, they will feature arts & crafts booths, food booths, kids activities as well as beer and wine sales.

CENTENNIAL UNDER THE STARS: CONCERT & LASER LIGHT SHOW
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When: Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Where: Centennial Center Park, 13050 E Peakview Ave, Centennial, CO 80111

Time: 6pm – 10pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The 12th Annual Centennial Under the Stars Concert & Laser Light Show will feature live music by Quincy Ave Rhythm Band, P O P F I L T E R, and headliner the Tom Petty Project, Colorado’s premier Tom Petty cover band. Enjoy food trucks, free face painting and a dazzling laser light show to top off the evening.

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