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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend June 1 – 3, 20185 min read

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Enjoy a fun and exciting family-friendly weekend in Denver with many summer festivals, outdoor movies & concerts, free museum days and more!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND JUNE 1 – 3, 2018

FAMILY-FRIENDLY ART WALK & ARTLINE BLOCK PARTY
ArtLine Block Party | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©40 West Arts District

When: Friday, June 1, 2018

Where: 40 West Arts District, 1560 Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80214

Time: 5pm – 8pm

Cost: Free

Join the ArtLine opening celebration and experience interactive art, live music, creative activities, food trucks, a dinosaur flash mob and a bike parade to unearth dinosaur art on the ArtLine. This event coincides with 40 West Arts District’s District-Wide Art Walk and Drawing the Line exhibit with open galleries and other exciting District-Wide activities

PEOPLE’S FAIR
Capitol Hill's People's Fair | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©Capitol Hill’s People’s Fair

When: Friday June 1, through Sunday, June 3, 2018

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 W. 14th Ave., Denver 80202

Time: June 1 5pm – 10pm, June 2 10am – 9pm, June 3 10am – 7pm

Cost: Free, MAX Concert $5

Ages: All Ages

The People’s Fair is one of the largest two-day festivals in the country with over 200,000 fairgoers, and is one of Colorado’s longest-running outdoor urban festivals featuring handmade arts & crafts, food from local restaurants, kids’ activities, live local entertainment, and more.

Psst… A new, ticketed concert takes place Friday, June 1, featuring NYC-based singer-songwriter MAX, known for the hit song “Lights Down Low”!

MUSIC ON THE PLAZA AT BELMAR
Music on the Plaza at Belmar | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, June 1, 2018

Where: Belmar Plaza, 464 S Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Music on the Plaza at Belmar will begin its summer concert series from this Friday evening, with a live performance by Jakarta, a hot old time funk and R &B band.

SUMMER BLOCK PARTY + OUTDOOR MOVIE IN THE PARK: THE PRINCESS & THE FROG
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When: Friday, June 1, 2018

Where: Historic Westminster Art District, 3915 W 73rd Ave, Westminster, CO 80030

Time: Starting from 6:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The City of Westminster is hosting a special ‘Summer Block Party’ and will feature the film: “The Princess and the Frog”. Enjoy this family-friendly movie on a 24′ screen under the stars. Fire truck rides, jumping castle and BBQ dinner.

Psst… Bring your blanket or lawn chairs.

SCHOOL OF ROCK
School of Rock | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday June 1, through Sunday, June 3, 2018

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

Time: Friday 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm & 7:30pm

Cost: Starting at $25

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 8+

School of Rock is a new musical that is based on the hit film. Dewey Finn is a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage.

FREE DAY AT DENVER ART MUSEUM
Denver Art Museum | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©Denver Art Museum

When: Saturday, June 2, 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 on Saturday, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

TESORO INDIAN MARKET & POWWOW
Tesoro Cultural Center | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©Tesoro Cultural Center

When: Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3, 2018

Where: The Fort Restaurant, 19192 CO-8, Morrison 80465

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: Adults $5; Free for Children 12 & under.

Ages: All Ages

Tesoro Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) Colorado nonprofit, will host its 17th annual Indian Market & Powwow on the grounds of the iconic restaurant, The Fort. The event is a yearly tribute to the American Indian tribes that shaped the cultural community of Old Bent’s Fort, an important fur trading post that operated along the famous Santa Fe Trail in the 1830s.

In celebration of early Southwestern history, Tesoro hosts nationally acclaimed artists, dancers and drum groups for an art centered gathering, as well as education and interactive exhibits on American Indian culture, for a fun-filled, family weekend.

DENVER CHALK ART FESTIVAL
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When: Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3, 2018

Where: Larimer Square,  1430 Larimer St, Denver 80202

Time: June 2 10am – 10pm, June 3 10am – 8pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Denver Chalk Art Festival features more than 200 professional, amateur and student artists will delight and amaze Denver locals with their incredible talents in what has become one of the city’s most treasured events. Over the course of two days, the artists will take to the street armed with vivid pastel chalks and spend hours on their hands and knees recreating major masterpieces or sharing original works of art.

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

Photo Credit: ©Denver Museum of Nature & Science

When: Sunday, June 3, 2018

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

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for free this Sunday, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

CITY PARK JAZZ
City Park Jazz | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©City Park Jazz

When: Sunday, June 3, 2018

Where: City Park, 1700 York St, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

City Park Jazz heads into its 31st season with an opening concert by Jyemo Club. The summer concert also features food trucks and family-friendly entertainment!

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