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Family Activities - Fun for All Ages in the Mile High City.

Kids of all ages will love Denver's parks and other activities around town. From the Denver Zoo to the Children's Museum, there's plenty to amaze and entertain the young -- and young at heart.
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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Denver
Discover the top 10 things to do with kids in Denver. The Mile High City has plenty of family-friendly options for tourists and locals alike, including several free attractions.

Free Days at Denver Museums for 2014
Colorado residents can enjoy free admission on selected days in 2014 to Denver's finest attractions, from the Denver Art Museum to the Denver Zoo.

Top Five Hikes Near Denver
If the city is stifling your inner hiker, head out of town for these five hikes within a short drive of Denver.

Top 10 Free Denver Activities
The Mile High City offers plenty of free things to do all year long. Enjoy Denver without spending a dime with our list of Top 10 Free Denver Activities.

Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Denver
If summer weather leaves you itching to spend time outdoors, look no further than our list of top 10 outdoor events in Denver. From concerts at Red Rocks to visiting the Denver Zoo, there's no shortage of ways to find fun in the sun this summer.

Outdoor Public Swimming Pools in Denver
Swim your heart out at one of 16 outdoor pools run by the city of Denver. The swimming pools are open June 2 - August 12 in 2012.

Top 10 Farmers' Markets in Denver
Freshen up your routine with some fresh produce from farmers' markets in Denver. Most markets are held throughout the summer, with fruit and vegetables varying by season. If possible, stock up on famous Colorado peaches while you can from Aug. - Sept.

Downtown Aquarium in Denver
The Downtown Aquarium in Denver offers aquatic adventures for all ages.

Alamo Placita Neighborhood in Denver
A profile of Alamo Placita neighborhood in Denver, CO.

City Park Neighborhood in Denver
A profile of Denver's City Park neighborhood, which includes the Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Washington Park Neighborhood
A profile of one of Denver's most desirable neighborhoods, Washington Park.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High Football Stadium
Kick off football season with this handy guide to Denver's football stadium, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, home of the Denver Broncos.

History Colorado Center in Denver
Visit the storied past of the Centennial state at the History Colorado Center in Denver, CO.

Four Mile Historic Park Photos
The Four Mile Historic Park in Denver contains a preserved farmstead from the turn of the century. Tour the 12-acre site with five full-color photos. All photos taken on August 21, 2009.

Things to Do in City Park Neighborhood
Spend a day in Denver's historic City Park neighborhood with the whole family.

Elvis Cinemas
Discount movie theater Elvis Cinemas offers second-run screenings of films in the Denver metro area.

Harkins Theatres in Denver
Harkins Theatres, a chain of theaters in the Southwestern U.S., features one location in the Denver metro area.

Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain is an 110-acre park located 20 minutes west of Denver in Golden, Colo. Bikers, rock climbers and hikers can enjoy the recreation offered by Lookout Mountain.

Molly Brown House Museum
A profile of the Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO.

Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver presents an eclectic mix of photography, new media and modern art.

Vail Cascade Provides a Welcome Getaway
The Vail Cascade Resort & Spa in Vail, Colo., offers a welcome mountain retreat from the summer heat in Denver. During the winter, the resort also allows ski-in, ski-out access to the Cascade Lift at Vail Mountain.

Vail Offers Family Fun in the Summer
The mountain resort of Vail, Colo., gears up for family fun in the summer. Visit the Walking Mountains nature center or sign up your children for the Vail Kids Adventure Race sponsored by Keen.

National Western Stock Show
The National Western Stock Show gallops into Denver every January.The stock show will be held at the National Western Complex from Sat. Jan. 11 - Sun. Jan. 26, 2014.

Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Mile High City with one of the country's largest festivals.

Earth Day in Denver
The Mile High City goes green for Earth Day. Stop by the Earth Day Fair or enjoy a free day at the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Easter Sunday in Denver
Celebrate Easter with Colorado flair by attending a service at Red Rocks amphitheater or participating in the largest Easter egg hunt in the state at Copper Mountain.

Memorial Day in Denver
Memorial Day in Denver unofficially kicks off summer in the Mile High City.

Denver Summer Fairs and Festivals
A round-up of 2013 summer fairs and festivals held in Denver, from the Greek Festival to the People's Fair.

Father's Day Events in Denver
Take dad out to the ballgame or City Park Jazz for Father's Day.

Celebrate July 4th in Denver
Celebrate the fourth of July in the Mile High city with fireworks, free concerts, and more!

Labor Day Weekend in Denver
Labor Day weekend in Denver offers a variety of events for the whole family.

Colorado Fall Foliage
Colorado's peak fall foliage is usually from mid-September to mid-October, and can vary by season. Colorado strikes Aspen gold when the Aspen...

Free Days Denver Museums 2013
Colorado residents can enjoy free admission on selected days in 2013 to Denver's finest attractions, from the Denver Art Museum to the Denver Zoo.

Denver Haunted Houses
Haunted houses in Denver provide mile-high excitement for Halloween 2011.

Halloween Fun for Kids
Halloween for kids of all ages include Boo at the Zoo and the corn maze.

Free Halloween Events in Denver
Free events for Halloween 2012 include Old South Gaylord Halloween Safe Street.

Top Eight Hanukkah Activities in Denver
Celebrate the festival of lights in Denver with these top eight activities for the eight nights of Hanukkah on Nov. 27 - Dec. 5, 2013.

Top 10 Thanksgiving Restaurants
If you don't feel like cooking a five-course meal this Thanksgiving, visit one of these 10 restaurants instead.

12 Days of Christmas in Denver
Celebrate the twelve days of Christmas in Denver with these fun family events for 2011. Celebrate Christmas in Denver a different way each day.

Visit Santa Claus in Denver
Santa Claus is a pretty busy fellow, but manages to make several pit stops in Denver before Christmas. Visit Santa Claus at one of these Denver locations during 2012.

Top Outdoor Sites for Weddings
The Mile High City offers several scenic options for weddings held outside, from the Denver Botanic Gardens to Red Rocks.

Top Hotels for Weddings
The Mile High City offers several options for weddings in hotels, from downtown to the suburbs. Have your reception and ceremony in one location to make it easier for wedding guests.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Makes Progress on Upgrades
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is making progress on its construction project on the south side of the museum. When it opens in 2014, the new wing of the museum will house science studio classrooms, a temporary exhibition gallery and atrium space for programs.

Denver Public Library to Finish Expanding Hours in April
The Denver Public Library will finish rolling out its expanded hours in April 2013. All public libraries in Denver will be open six days a week, due to funding by 2A.

Colorado Remembers 9/11 in Civic Center Park
Colorado Remembers 9/11 featured a ceremony in Denver's Civic Center Park to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

Denver Botanic Gardens Unveils $15 Million Greenhouse Complex
The Denver Botanic Gardens offers a sneak peak of their $15 million Greenhouse Complex, which is scheduled to open to the public by Labor Day 2010.

Fetching Fashions Offers Local Touch for Dogs
Fetching Fashions is a Denver-based company that offers stylish dog collars for your four-legged friends. The dog collars are sold at specialty stores such as the Wag Shop, Doggie Delights, Lil' Angel Pet Boutique and Zen Dog.

Children's Book Week in Colorado
Children's Book Week, established in 1919, is an annual event designed for young readers. Slated for May 13 - 19 in 2013, local Tattered Cover bookstores will celebrate the week with special events.

Top 5 Children's Picture Books by Colo. Authors
Are you looking for the perfect children's picture book as a gift? Look no further than our round-up of books from Colorado authors and illustrators. Some books feature the beauty of Colorado and the West, such as "A B See Colorado" and "Mountain Meadow 123," while other books such as "Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?" cover more general-interest topics.

Family Fun: 24 Hours in Golden
Golden, Colo., provides family-friendly activities located a short drive from Denver. Spend 24 hours in Golden with our list of affordable summertime fun.

Civic Center Walking Tour in Denver
Enjoy a walking tour of the major attractions near Civic Center Park in Denver. Visit the Byers-Evans House, the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Public Library, the State Capitol, Civic Center Park and the Denver Mint.

Buffalo Bill Days
Celebrate Golden's Western heritage with Buffalo Bill Days, which honors Buffalo Bill Cody every July.

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