You get to participate in the initial mixing of the grape must and other ingredients, and then pitch the yeast to get the fermentation process started. Downtown Aquarium Source: Downtown Aquarium Denver This is a really fun venue for all the family! Observe posted warnings and opening hours. A discovery zone for kids, exhibits on Mummies, Space Exploration, Wildlife, and Prehistoric creatures cover the bases of kids' favorite science and nature topics. Tours run every half hour every day except for Sunday, and they last about 30 minutes. Denver's favorite places to take kids for 2018 There are literally hundreds of wonderful places to take your kids in greater Denver! Saturday, October 14 Maker Faire Photo Courtesy of Denver Maker Faire When: October 14-15, 10 a. Ghosts love their luxurious abodes, you know. Brainard Lake Recreation Area 18.
Burrito-loving families will be happy to know the is still in business near the University of Denver, and sub enthusiasts can grab a hoagie from the in the Capital Hill neighborhood. Get tips and tricks from leading competitive climber Lynn Hill. Finish off the tour by visiting the renowned jazz bar El Chapultepec. The park is also a great place to view fall color without heading into the mountains. There are more than 15 various fish species involved, including an 82 lb blue catfish plus other trophy fish! Soar over your favorite animal exhibits and take in breathtaking views of the city below on the Mountaineer Sky Ride.
If your schedule aligns, try to make one of the hands-on workshops at the teaching kitchen or art studio. Or check out their lineup of weekday and weekend events including a Sunday burlesque peep show, '90s dance party nights, and brunches paired with live music on the stage. Did you know you need to consider the altitude while roasting? The area is typically open to vehicle traffic from mid-June through mid-October, weather permitting. And if you don't have the blues, then come celebrate your good fortune with this rousing cowpoke ride through the mountains of Roosevelt National Forest. Families will appreciate the many hands-on, up-close-and-personal activities at the museums and even at the zoo.
Every day, our expertly designed exhibits and programs encourage kid-powered learning and open doors for Colorado's curious young minds to express what they know and to discover, create and explore more - on their own terms. Not far outside town, Country Jam Ranch has hosted the every year since 1992. While we do our best to keep these updated, numbers stated on this site may differ from actual numbers. The Haunted Field of Screams gets you in the Halloween spirit with some frightful films. Bonus: Your jokes about the relationship hitting a wall are going to kill.
Countless lookout points offer views of higher peaks or the seemingly endless High Plains. The location is very kid friendly with super friendly and helpful staff. Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and Billie Holiday all played here early in their careers. With works displayed across five galleries, a shop, library and rooftop cafe, the space is as pretty as a picture although we can't guarantee that all the pictures will be pretty. In fact, its eclectic calendar includes regular open mic nights, poetry slams, storytelling, belly dancing classes, tango lessons, live jazz performances, and so much more. Boulder, Colorado, photo by Arina P.
Well, here you can peruse thousands of plant species from across the globe, from cacti to rainforest orchids. Tour the Vineyards, Winery and Tasting Room at Balistreri Vineyards Photograph courtesy of © is a locally owned and operated winery, vineyard and tasting room in Denver. Check out some art and see if your tastes match up Union Station The is smaller than the Denver Art Museum, making it perfect for date night exploration. Catch a midnight screening at Esquire Theatre Country Club A movie is a pretty classic, no-brainer date. Broadway Halloween Parade When: October 21, 6 p.
Get them all at once at. Your extraordinary evening will be curated by an executive sushi chef and expert joint roller. If you like wine, or simply want to experience another corner of Colorado, Palisade is a perfect complement to your overnight Grand Junction getaway. Take a 15-minute jaunt to Golden where there are plenty of free activities awaiting you. In 6-8 weeks, you set up an appointment to come back and bottle your wine. After all, aren't the only reason to fly into Denver: This erstwhile mining settlement is also one of the country's best bachelor party destinations and a bona fide cultural hub. Downtown Denver seen from City Park 12.
If you find an error, have questions or comments, please send an email to. At the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, you can do it all. Pumpkin Festival Photo Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens When: October 13, 9 a. First Friday Art Walk, a shuttled gallery tour that takes place the first Friday of each month, is a terrific way to tour art marts like. Grab a latte from the in-house java joint, plop down in one of the overstuffed chairs or sofas to wrap your hands around the latest best seller, or attend a free book signing or author lecture from big-names like John Gray, Al Gore, Annie Leibovitz and Garrison Keillor.
Most of these hikes and outdoor activities are located in the mountains, anywhere from 7,000 to 14,300 feet above sea level. Learn how to make sugar skulls and paint faces while enjoying traditional refreshments. All are welcome, regardless of experience or ability. Don't miss the , held every July 4th Weekend or the in Sloan's Lake Park in July. Watch the crew sets up the rig and inflate the balloon, or lend a hand. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road — which crests at over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds — along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times.