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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 5th – 7th, 2017

What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend May 5th – 7th, 2017

This weekend celebrate Cinco de Mayo, encounter a Binturong and Alpacas, discover Dinosaurs, run/walk with your dogs, shop at local markets, watch onstage performances, visits museums for free and more!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND MAY 5TH – 7TH, 2017

CINCO DE MAYO WEEKEND | MILE HIGH FLEA MARKET
Mile High Flea Market | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th, 2017

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

Time: Daily 7am – 5pm

Cost: May 5th $2; May 6th & 7th $3

Ages: All Ages

Come enjoy live music, tacos, beer and family fun all Cinco de Mayo Weekend at Mile High Flea Market. They will be serving up live music all weekend long, buckets of beer, street tacos and your kids can enjoy the rides!

FINAL WEEKEND: THE LEGO® AMERICAN ROADSHOW
The LEGO® American Roadshow | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, April 28th through Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Where: Park Meadows, 8401 S Park Meadows Center Dr, Lone Tree, CO 80124

Time: Mall Hours

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Experience American landmarks important to U.S. history created with LEGO® bricks at Park Meadows Mall. LEGO® Masters handcrafted these stunning, larger-than-life replicas. This weekend, The LEGO® American Roadshow features a special event, where your kids can make and take home their very own mini LEGO® Washington Monument for free! They’ll receive printed instructions and all the LEGO® bricks they need to build their creation.

DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS UNLEASHED!
DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS UNLEASHED! | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th, 2017

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

Time: May 5th 2pm – 8pm; May 6th & 7th 9am – 7pm

Cost: $14-$19 Adults & Children, $11-$16 Seniors & Groups of 10; $52 Children (2-12) T-Rex Ticket;

Psst… T-Rex tickets include one child admission, Face Paint Small Design, 3lb Fossil Find bag, Make-and-Take T-shirt and Green Screen Photo Print.

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED! is a traveling dinosaur event, that is making a stop in Denver this weekend!

Venture back to a time when the dinosaurs roamed the earth at the all new Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED! Experience up-close encounters with a lifelike Stegosaurus, Velociraptor and the king T-Rex in this thrilling walk-through exhibit. Kids can also meet a baby dinosaur, take a spin in the Jurassic Jeeps on the Dino Raceway and visit the Kids Adventure Zone filled with themed bouncy houses, crafts, face painting and more. Parents and kids can test their skills playing an all-new mini golf course, become junior paleontologists while completing the scavenger hunt, and dig for fossils in the Valley of the Bones.

FIRST FRIDAY CINCO DE MAYO CULTURE WALK | TENNYSON BERKLEY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

When: Friday, May 5th, 2017

Where: 35th – 52nd, Federal – Sheridan, Denver, Colorado 80212

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate Tennyson Berkeley Business Association’s opening of First Friday season with a special Cinco de Mayo Culture Walk! This walk will feature lots of local art, shopping, drinks, food and local Berkeley flavor.

Psst… First Friday Cinco de Mayo Culture Walk & Cinco de Mayo Weekend at Mile High Flea Market, were also featured in the article ‘Cinco de Mayo Events 2017 Denver‘!

THE SECRET GARDEN
The Secret Garden | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Where: Stage Theatre at Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 Speer Blvd, Denver, CO 80204

Time: May 5th & 6th 7:30pm; May 7th 1:30pm & 6:30pm

Cost: Starting from $42

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children ages 6 and up

The beloved classic, The Secret Garden, blossoms anew in this enchanting musical full of beautiful melodies at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

When young Mary is sent to live with her uncle after the death of her parents, she finds herself surrounded by distant relatives who are overcome by grief and fear. But when she uncovers the key to her late aunt’s long-lost garden, she becomes determined to revive the beauty that once flourished. Surrounded by spirits of the past, she uses the magic of hope to help the world around her grow once again.

DENVER HAHO MARKET + GREAT WESTERN ALPACA SHOW
Denver HAHO | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, May 5th & Saturday, May 6th, 2017

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

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Denver Handmade Homemade, the grassroots craft and food market which hosts artisan businesses that are just starting out or trying something different, is hosting their 2nd craft and food market along side the fine folks at the Great Western Alpaca Show. Expect 100 vendors selling handmade goods from jewelry, leather work, home goods, accessories, clothing, art and more, with live music and plenty of entertainment. Plus, a full schedule of events downstairs for the Alpaca Show including competitions, blue ribbon shows and 1200 alpacas to meet.

FURRY SCURRY

Furry Scurry | The Denver Ear

When: May 6th, 2017

Where: Washington Park, 701 S Franklin St, Denver, CO 80209

Time: 9am – 12pm; Registration from 7am

Cost: $50 Adults; $25 Children 14 and under

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

Furry Scurry 2017, presented and in support of Dumb Friends League,  is two-mile walk and fun run in Washington Park with your furry friends. This event helps raise money to care for more than 20,000 homeless pets each year.

CINCO DE MAYO ‘LET’S CELEBRATE’ FESTIVAL
Cinco de Mayo Festival Denver | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Where: Civic Center Park, 101 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204

Time: May 6th 10am – 8pm; May 7th 11am – 8pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

A weekend filled with food, fun and culture, Denver’s Cinco de Mayo ‘Celebrate Culture’ Festival puts the spotlight on the Mile High City’s vibrant Latino population. With more than 400,000 attendees expected, it’s one of Denver’s most fun and family-friendly events. The Cinco De Mayo Festival includes a parade, a taco eating competition, chihuahua races, live music concerts, a kids zone and food and drink vendors.

Psst… The Secret Garden, Denver HAHO Market, Furry Scurry & the Cinco de Mayo Festival were also featured in our roundup of ‘29 Things to do in Denver this May 2017‘!

BINTURONG DAY | DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM, DENVER
Binturong Day | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Where: Downtown Aquarium, Denver, 700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 10am – 3pm

Cost: Admission

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate Binturongs this Saturday at the Downtown Aquarium, Denver with their special day: Binturong Day! Activities include a Binturong walk, a rainforest show, photos with a rainforest animal, and free popcorn when Binturong is out!

MEET AN ASTRONAUT: KJELL LINDGREN | DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE
Kjell Lindgren | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

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

Time: 10am – 12pm & 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Denver Museum of Nature & Science this Saturday and enjoy some time with NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren. Hear all about what it is like to be an astronaut, life on the International Space Station where he spent five months, and what he studied while in orbit. Lindgren has deep Colorado roots; he graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and Colorado State University, and received his M.D. from the University of Colorado. A meet and greet will follow in Leprino Family Atrium.

FREE DAY | DENVER ART MUSEUM
What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend February 3rd – 5th 2017 | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

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

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy a free day for the entire family at the Denver Art Museum, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

FREE DAY | CLYFFORD STILL MUSEUM
Clyfford Still Museum | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Where: Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Visit the Clyfford Still Museum free of charge this Saturday, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

WALK FOR ISRAEL: CELEBRATE FAMILY FESTIVAL
Walk for Israel | Celebrate Family and Food Festival | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Where: South High School, 1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210

Time: 9am – 1pm

Cost: Free; Registration Required

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

Walk for Israel, presented by JEWISHcolorado, is an annual event held in Denver offering the entire Jewish community an opportunity to demonstrate their pride and support of Israel. The event is free to all participants, and includes admission to Celebrate Family Festival, held immediately after the Walk.

Celebrate Family Festival has been a fun, hands-on event for all ages in the Jewish community. Among the dynamic programs and activities, many are DIY and family friendly. From art, music, cooking, and gardening projects for kids, Celebrate Family Festival offers something for everyone. Past years have even offered fitness classes throughout the day like Aquafit, Zumba, Yoga, TRX, Pickleball, as well as a nutrition workshops.

FREE DAY | DENVER MUSEUM OF MINIATURES, DOLLS & TOYS
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Where: Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys, 1880 N Gaylord St, Denver, CO 80206

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy a free day with the family at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys, made possible by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

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