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Carousel of Happiness

The Carousel of Happiness, operating year-round, is Nederland's magical menagerie with 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals on a restored 1910 Looff carousel, turning to a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. Kids puppet theater and play area. Tickets to ride are $1.
20 Lakeview Drive, (just off Highway 119) PO Box 1811
Nederland , CO , 80466
Phone: 303-258-3457
39° 58' 22.1196" N, 105° 27' 53.1288" W

Butterfly Pavilion

At the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster step to Water’s Edge and see an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail!
6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster , CO , 80020 39° 53' 13.4772" N, 105° 3' 59.274" W

Organization:

Location:

923 10th St.
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Phone:

303-278-3557

Candlelight Walk 2018 @ Golden History Museum

Dates: 
11/30/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

16th Street Mall
1001 16th Street
Denver, CO, 80256
United States

Phone:

720-272-7467

16th Street Fair

Dates: 
08/10/2018
08/11/2018
09/28/2018
Time: 
11am - 7pm

Location:

Arapahoe Community College
5900 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO, 80160
United States

Phone:

303-330-8237

Affordable Arts Festival

Dates: 
08/26/2018
Time: 
9AM - 3PM

Organization:

Location:

2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

818-305-6053 xt 2

America's Musical Journey playing at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Dates: 
07/18/2018
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
Time: 
Times vary daily - Check schedule online

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

Dates: 
09/04/2018
09/05/2018
09/06/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Centennial Center Park
13050 E Peakview Ave
Englewood, CO, 80111
United States

Phone:

(303) 325-8000

Centennial Movie Night Featuring "Sing"

Dates: 
08/18/2018
Time: 
7:30-9:30 pm

Location:

Sloan's Lake
1700 N Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO, 80212
United States

Phone:

303.953.7277

Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Dates: 
07/28/2018
07/29/2018
Time: 
Saturday 10 am-7:00 pm and Sunday 10 am-5 pm

Location:

650 W. Perry Park Ave.
Larkspur, CO, 80118
United States

Phone:

(303) 688-6010

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/22/2018
07/28/2018
Time: 
10 am - 6:30 pm

Location:

COLORADO STATE FAIRGROUNDS
1001 Beulah Ave
Pueblo, CO, 81004
United States

Phone:

303.869.9005

Colorado State Fair

Dates: 
08/24/2018
08/25/2018
08/26/2018
Time: 
see website

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Corduroy

Dates: 
10/06/2018
10/08/2018
10/13/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Denver Botanic Gardens 2018 Free Days-Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
08/07/2018
11/06/2018
Time: 
Whole Day

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Organization:

Location:

2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.595.4FUN

Elitch Gardens Concerts

Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/29/2018
08/04/2018
Time: 
times vary

Organization:

Location:

2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.595.4FUN

Elitch Gardens Fireworks

Dates: 
09/02/2018
Time: 
10 pm

Location:

Briggs Street
Erie, CO, 80516
United States

Phone:

(303) 902-2451

Erie Farmers Market

Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/26/2018
08/02/2018
Time: 
5-8 pm

Location:

Bond Park- CO
MacGregor Avenue
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-6104

Estes Park Elk Fest

Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
Time: 
varies, see website

Organization:

Location:

Various Venues
Evergreen, CO, 80439
United States

Phone:

303-697-5467

Evergreen Jazz Festival

Dates: 
07/27/2018
07/28/2018
07/29/2018
Time: 
Times vary

Organization:

Location:

15807 Teller County 1
Florissant, CO, 80816
United States

Phone:

(719) 748-3253

Free Park Day at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Dates: 
09/22/2018
11/11/2018
Time: 
All day

Organization:

Location:

1000 Highway 36
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-1206

Free Park Day at Rocky Mountain National Park

Dates: 
09/22/2018
11/11/2018
Time: 
All day

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Glow at the Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/23/2018
Time: 
5:30-9:30 p.m., last entry at 9 p.m. (the Gardens will close at 3 p.m. every day of Glow at the Gardens)

Location:

2215 Paseo Road
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
United States

Phone:

719-634-5678

Greek Festival

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018
Time: 
see website for schedule

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Into the Woods

Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/21/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Lavender Festival at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
07/21/2018
Time: 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Les Misérables

Dates: 
07/25/2018
07/26/2018
07/27/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

824 FRONT STREET
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

(303) 902-2451

Louisville Farmers Market

Dates: 
07/21/2018
07/28/2018
08/04/2018
Time: 
9 am - 1 pm

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Love Never Dies

Dates: 
10/23/2018
Time: 
Varies

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Military Appreciation Week 2018

Dates: 
09/10/2018
09/11/2018
09/12/2018
Time: 
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m. daily)

Organization:

Location:

4599 E Tennessee Ave
Glendale, CO, 80246
United States

Phone:

(303) 639-4609

Monday Movie Madness at Infinity Park

Dates: 
07/23/2018
08/06/2018
Time: 
7:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Moonlight Hikes at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
07/26/2018
08/24/2018
09/24/2018
Time: 
see schedule

Location:

City Park-Westminster
10455 Sheridan Boulevard
Westminster, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303-425-1097

Movies in the Park in Westminster (Cult Movie Classics)

Dates: 
08/25/2018
09/08/2018
09/29/2018
Time: 
6 pm

Location:

4800 W. 92nd Ave.
Westminster, CO, 80031
United States

Phone:

303-425-1097

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Oklahoma!

Dates: 
09/07/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

On Your Feet!

Dates: 
08/08/2018
08/09/2018
08/10/2018
Time: 
Varies

Organization:

Location:

22505 US-385
Holyoke, CO, 80734
United States

Phone:

970-854-3616

Phillips County Fair

Dates: 
07/24/2018
07/25/2018
07/26/2018
Time: 
See website for full schedule

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
07/18/2018
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

13300 W 6th Ave
Lakewood, CO, 80228
United States

Phone:

3039146458

Pride and Prejudice

Dates: 
07/19/2018
07/20/2018
07/21/2018
Time: 
7:00 pm

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
10/12/2018
10/13/2018
10/14/2018
Time: 
9 a.m. ­- 5 p.m. each day (last entry at 4 p.m.)

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Roxborough Ride at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
07/20/2018
07/21/2018
07/27/2018
Time: 
10 am

Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
4:30-8:30 p.m. (last entry 7:30 p.m.) (Daytime hours close early at 3:30 p.m. during Santa's Village)

Organization:

Location:

17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO, 80403
United States

Phone:

303-279-4591

SCFD Free Admission Day at the Colorado Railroad Museum

Dates: 
10/11/2018
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

715 S. Forest Street
Denver, CO, 80246
United States

Phone:

(720) 865-0800

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Dates: 
07/18/2018
07/25/2018
08/01/2018
Time: 
6:30 pm

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Summer Concert Series-Denver Botanic Gardens

Dates: 
07/23/2018
07/24/2018
07/25/2018
Time: 
6:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

4751 East Roxborough Drive
Roxborough, CO, 80125
United States

Phone:

(303) 973-3959

Summer Concerts at Roxborough State Park

Dates: 
08/02/2018
08/26/2018
Time: 
see schedule

Organization:

Location:

224 Main Street
Longmont, CO, 80501
United States

Phone:

303-682-9980

The Producers: A Mel Brooks musical at Jesters Dinner Theatre & School for the Performing Arts

Dates: 
07/20/2018
07/21/2018
07/22/2018
Time: 
varies

Location:

Anderson Park
44th Ave. and Field St.
Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033
United States

Phone:

303-726-6111

The Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival

Dates: 
08/10/2018
08/11/2018
08/12/2018
Time: 
Check website for info

Location:

4800 W. 92nd Ave.
Westminster, CO, 80031
United States

Phone:

303-658-2400

Westminster Latino Festival

Dates: 
07/21/2018
Time: 
12-8 pm

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Winter Gift Market at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
Time: 
see website for details