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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 12th – 14th, 2017

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 12th – 14th, 2017 | The Denver Ear

This weekend celebrate Mother’s Day & Lag B’Omer with special events, shop at local markets, enjoy free museum days, attend unique events that feature princesses, chocolate, carnival rides and more!

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 12th – 14th, 2017

FREE DAY | FOUR MILE HISTORIC PARK
Four Mile Historic Park Free Day | The Denver Ear

Photograph by ©Four Mile Historic Park

When: Friday, May 12th 2017

Where: Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S Forest St, Denver, CO 80246

Time: Open 12pm – 4pm; Hay Bales & Tall Tales Story & Activity 12pm – 1pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Travel “back in time” and become a pioneer for the day for free at Four Mile Historic Park this Friday, made possible by your Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

NORTHGLENN FOOD TRUCK CARNIVAL
Northglenn Food Truck Carnival | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Northglenn Food Truck Carnival

When: Friday, May 12th & Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Where: Northglenn City Hall, 11701 Community Center Dr, Denver 80233

Time: May 12th 3pm – 10pm; May 13th 11am – 10pm; May 14th 11am – 4pm

Cost: Free. Psst… Carnival Rides Fee-Based.

Ages: All Ages

The Northglenn Food Truck Carnival will include some of Denver’s best gourmet food trucks set against a traditional carnival with amusement rides, midway games, fair concessions and roving entertainers. Also enjoy the Big Top stage with eight bands representing Colorado’s best Americana and Bluegrass Music.

COLORADO CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 12th – 14th, 2017 | The Denver Ear

When: Friday, May 12th & Saturday, May 13th, 2017

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

Time: May 12th 4pm – 9pm; May 13th 10am – 6pm

Cost: Admission – $5; Free for Children under 5. Tastings – 12 Tickets $10; 24 Tickets $20; VIP $50

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Sample and buy the finest chocolates in Colorado at the Colorado Chocolate Festival. This festival features 30,000 sq ft of chocolate heaven, with over 90 vendors from across the US. Enjoy chocolate candy, cakes, cookies, truffles, fudge, brownies, toffees, coffees and more. Plus a  Mother’s Day Gift Market with jewelry, clothes, imports, crafts, and more.

WOW! BY NIGHT – FAMILY DANCE PARTY | WOW! CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

WOW! Children's Museum | The Denver Ear

When: Friday, May 12th 2017

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

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Cost: $5 – $11

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Put on your dancing shoes and join WOW! Children’s Museum for an after hours party for the whole family! Scheduled activities feature a dance floor with a kid-friendly DJ from MAG Music, hula hooping on the patio, hands-on science crafts, glow sticks, snacks and refreshments as well as playtime in the Museum!

MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND | MILE HIGH FLEA MARKET
Mile High Flea Market | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Mile High Flea Market

When: Saturday, May 13th & Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Where: Mile High Flea Market, 7007 E 88th Ave, Henderson, CO 80640

Time: 7am – 5pm; 10am Rides Open

Cost: $3 Adults; Free for Children 11 and under

Ages: All Ages

Spend the day or weekend spoiling mom at the Mile High Flea Market. Find a unique gift for her or let her shop until she drops. Moms get to enjoy free carnival rides for free, when accompanied by a paid rider.

SPRING MARKET | HORSESHOE MARKET
Horseshoe Market | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Horseshoe Market

When: Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Where: 4345 W 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80212

Time: 9am – 4pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Spring Horseshoe Market, traditionally held the day before Mother’s Day, will feature over 130 local vendors including makers, fine artists, clothing and accessories, vintage goods and home décor.

Mobile fashion boutiques, including Becoming Boutique, Colorado’s only fashion truck featuring gently used maternity clothing, a brand new kids’ clothing boutique, and an DIY art-making shop, 20+ specialty food vendors, five food trucks, cupcakes, ice cream and coffee, live music from Half Pint and the Growlers along with mini concerts from Swallow Hill Music, a mobile photo booth, face painting, henna tattoos, DIY activities and more!

DENVER’S LARGEST PRINCESS PAR-TEA

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 12th – 14th, 2017 | The Denver Ear

When: Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Where: The Falls Event Center, 8199 Southpark Ct, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Cost: $35

General Admission includes meet & greet with all Princesses & Sweet Treats in Tea Room.

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Ages: All Ages

You’re cordially invited to a magical and whimsical experience, Presented by 99.5 The Mountain, at Denver’s Largest Princess ParTEA event. Bring your little Princes and Princesses dressed in their favorite regal attire to enjoy a Royal Tea Party with some of their favorite Princesses, Sponsored by Wands & Wishes Occasions.

Experience a magical tea party with Alice and the Mad Hatter, tons of on-site activities and sing-alongs, visit The Beauty Boutique for hair and fashion, and the Book Nook, Sponsored by Douglas County Libraries, where every child will leave with a book, arts and crafts with Gallery on the Go, Face Painting, Sponsored by Stinkin’ Good Green Chile, as well as dresses, wands, crowns and more will be available on-site for purchase.

Psst… The Denver Ear is the Media Sponsor for this event!

COCKPIT DEMO DAY | WINGS OVER THE ROCKIES AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

When: Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver, CO 80230

Time: 10am – 2pm

Cost: Museum Admission

Ages: All Ages

This Saturday visit Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum for their Cockpit Demo Day! Kids of all ages can climb aboard select Wings aircraft, get a pilot’s perspective of the instruments and controls, and set their imagination free as they soar through the billowing clouds and navigate the sky in these historic aircraft.

SPRING FLEA | DENVER FLEA
Denver Flea | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Flea

When: Saturday, May 13th & Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Where: The Sports Castle, 1000 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Time: May 13th 10am – 6pm; May 14th 10am – 5pm

Cost: $5

Ages: All Ages

The weekend at Spring Flea means full access to the vendors, drinks, tunes, and more! Scoop some Mother’s Day goodies, browse nearly 200 local makers showcasing their wares, explore the iconic former Sports Castle, or enjoy a bit of all of the above.

MOTHER’S DAY | AMERICAN GIRL
American Girl | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Park Meadows

When: Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Where: American Girl, 8423 Park Meadows Center Dr, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Time: 11am – 12:30pm

Ages: Children Ages 8 and up

Make a Reservation at: (877) 247-5223

Enjoy a special outing with your girl, making new memories both of you will cherish, at American Girl’s Mother’s Day event located in Park Meadows Mall!

MOTHER’S DAY OPEN FARM & SNUGGLE DAY | BROKEN SHOVELS FARM
Broken Shovels Farm | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Broken Shovels Farm

When: Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Where: Broken Shovels Farm, 8640 Dahlia St, Henderson, CO 80640

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Cost: $5 Donation Suggested

Ages: All Ages

Broken Shovels Farm has been, for years, a unique farm where mothers and babies were never separated, and the importance of mother-child relationships were respected and revered.

This Mother’s Day, Broken Shovels is hosting a special Open Farm & Snuggle Day with their newborn baby goats!

LAG B’OMER AT STANDLEY LAKE | CHABAD OF NW METRO DENVER

Lag B'Omer at Standley Lake | The Denver Ear

When: Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Where: Standley Lake Regional Park, W 100th Ave, Westminster, CO 80005

Time: 2pm – 5pm

Cost: $10; Up to $45 Per Family Max; Free for Children 2 and under

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate Lag B’Omer at Standley Lake with Chabad of NW Metro Denver. Event will include lake activities such as: canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, kite flying, games, arts & crafts, a walking nature tour with a Park Ranger, a BBQ dinner, refreshments and more!

Psst… Lake Activities are in half hour sessions and are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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