Spring time in Denver is just around the corner and this spring looks to be like a fun one to get out and about with your family. We’ve rounded up a big list of fun things to do in Denver with the whole family this spring!
Things to do in Denver with Children in the Spring
The Denver Zoo Spring Break: South America
March, 12 2016 – April, 10 2016 From: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Celebrating all things South America at the Denver Zoo. Check out special keeper talks, activity stations, and cultural entertainment. Plus, you can get $5 off admission between 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. every morning of the event.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Free Days
Spend some time in once of Denver’s cultural landmarks, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, on one of their many free days this spring.
Sunday, April 10 (Earth Day)
Saturday, April 23 (Día del Niño)
Monday, May 9
Sunday, June 5 (Space Day)
Botanic Gardens Free Days
Saturday March 19, 2016, Sunday April 3, 2016
See the spring blooms at the Denver Botanic Gardens on their free days this spring.
Bumble Bee Jamboree at the Denver Botanic Gardens
Saturday March 12, 2016, and Saturday April 16, 2016 from 10:30-11:30am
Grab some tickets and head to the Denver Botanic Gardens for some music-filled fun. Family-friendly concerts that are great fun.
Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 12, 2016 9:30am
The Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a known as the largest Irish celebration west of the Mississippi. Catch the parade as it winds through Lower Downtown and enjoy Irish step dancing, parade floats, bands and more.
Bunny Express Train at The Colorado Railroad Museum
March 26, 2016 10:00am-4:00pm
Take your family on a ride on the Bunny Express Train. Get some candy from the Easter Bunny and Spike the Railyard Hound and visit the Depot General Store.
Denver Chalk Art Festival
June 4, 2016 – June 5, 2016 Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm, Sunday 10:00am-7:00pm
More than 200 artists will take over and transform Larimer Square with chalk. Stroll through Larimer Square and watch as the chalk paintings are made.
Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival at the Pearl Street Mall
Sunday April 3 2016, 1:00-5:00pm
See the Tulip Fairy in action on the Pearl Street Mall and help her celebrate the Tulips that beautify the mall each spring. This fun event includes face painting, free activities for children, performances and more!
Dia del Niño
April 23, 2016 – April 24, 2016 12:00-4:00 pm
Dia Del Niño is cultral free day at many locations celebrating children from around the world. The Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Mseum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science are all offering special Dia Del Niño activities on either April 23rd or April 24th.
Target First Tuesdays at the Children’s Museum of Denver
Thanks to Target the first Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm are admission free at the Children’s Museum of Denver!
Five Points Jazz Festival
May 21, 2016 11:00 am- 8:00 pm
Grab your family and take in some live music and local culture at the Five Points Jazz Festival.