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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend March 23 – 25, 20184 min read

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Home shows, Anime festivals, princess parties, campfires, movies and more! It’s the first weekend of the spring season and kids have so much to enjoy in Denver!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND:

MARCH 23 – 25, 2018

COLORADO ANIME FEST
Colorado Anime Fest | The Denver Ear

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When: March 23 – 25, 2018

Where: Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, 3801 Quebec St, Denver, CO 80207

Time & Cost: Varies

View Schedule & Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The Colorado Anime Fest is a three-day convention that will explore and exhibit all things Japan by celebrating the Japanese culture in the Mile High City!

DENVER HOME SHOW
Denver Home Show | The Denver Ear

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When: March 23 – 25, 2018

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216

Time: Friday & Saturday 10am – 9pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm

Cost: $9 – $11, Free for Children 12 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Find fresh inspiration, helpful tips, innovative products and fantastic deals in remodeling, home improvement, decor and outdoor spaces with hundreds of experts all under one roof, at the annual Denver Home Show!

DENVER MARCH POWWOW
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When: March 23 – 25, 2018

Where: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216

Time: 11am

Cost: $7 Adults; $3 Seniors (60+); Free for Children 6 and under

The Denver March Powwow, one of the largest events of its kind in the country, features more than 1,600 dancers from close to 100 tribes from 38 states and three Canadian provinces. The three-day event  is packed with singing, dancing, storytelling, food, art and more.

HOLLYWOOD FAVORITE: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – IMAX 3D
Star Wars the Last Jedi | The Denver Ear

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When: March 23 – 24, 2018

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

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: $6 – $9.95

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Ages: Film rated PG-13

Enjoy a special IMAX 3D screening of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! The Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.

FAMILY DAY AT THE OPERA
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When: March 24, 2018

Where: Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Cinderella 10am & The Elixir of Love 1pm

Psst… Activities begin one hour before each performance, and seating opens 30 minutes before each performance.

Cost: Free [Required Registration]

Register Online

Starring Opera Colorado’s Young Artists, Family Day at the Opera provides you the opportunity to see both of the company’s touring production sung in English. Come early to enjoy family fun activities and kid-friendly refreshments, provided by Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House.

MAJESTIC VIEW’S EGG-TACULAR
Majestic View Nature Center

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When: March 24, 2018

Where: Majestic View Nature Center, 8880 W 72nd Ave, Arvada, CO 80004

Time: 11am – 12pm

Cost: $5 [Registration Required]

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

Get egg-cited and learn all about eggs and the animals that lay them at Majestic View Nature Center. See different eggs and nests from the animal kingdom, and decorate an egg to take home. Bring your own basket for the third-annual Majestic View Egg Hunt! Sign up in advance as space is limited.

Psst… For more Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny fun, check out our special guide ‘Easter Bunnies and Egg Hunts Around Denver 2018‘!

MOUNTAIN FEST
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When: March 24, 2018

Where: American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St, Golden, CO 80401

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Experience free outdoor skills clinics, tours of the American Mountaineering Museum and open climbing on our indoor rock wall at the Colorado Mountain Club’s 10 Annual Mountain Fest. There will be an expo featuring CMC’s popular hiking, mountaineering, fly fishing, and camping schools, CMC Conservation, Adventure Travel trips, their Youth Education Program and much more.

DENTAL HEALTH WITH CAMP LITTLE TOOTH

When: March 24, 2018

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

Time: 1pm – 2pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

Visit WOW! Children’s Museum and learn how to take care of your teeth with Dr. Raelene Fulford DDS! Join Dr. Raelene of Camp Little Tooth Pediatric Dentistry for an interactive oral hygiene program featuring crafts, story time, healthy snacks, and a special appearance by Dr. Raelene’s therapy dog Montana.

PRINCESS TEA PARTY
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When: March 24, 2018

Where: Outlets at Castle Rock, 5050 Factory Shops Blvd #437, Castle Rock, CO 80108

Time: 3pm – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Outlets at Castle Rock are hosting a special Princess Tea Party, where they will have treats, face painting, and a DIY tiara making activity. Come dressed in your favorite princess attire for a special meet & greet and photo opportunity with four surprise princesses and a prince.

CAMPFIRE HIKE

Campfire Fun | The Denver Ear

When: March 24, 2018

Where: HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area, 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton, CO 80125

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Cost: $4 – $6

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Avoid cabin fever with a family campfire hike at the HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area. Enjoy a short nature hike, play with the chickens, meet horses, and relax in the fresh air. After the hike, post up next to the fire to roast marshmallows and make s’mores!

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