Nature/Outdoors | What’s happening in Denver

Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

Enjoy birding at our songbird feeding stations, or peruse our seasonally changing exhibits on local plants and animal life. Costumes, blocks, puppets, kids' books, and live animal exhibits make Morrison Nature Center for kids, too.
16002 E. Smith Road
Aurora , CO , 80011
Phone: 303-739-2428
39° 45' 13.5396" N, 104° 48' 3.33" W

Plains Conservation Center

The Plains Conservation Center is a true-to-life homestead: Historic ranch houses, a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and barn plus an heirloom garden and chicken coop and a Cheyenne camp with tipis bring the experience to life year-round to the public.
21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Aurora , CO , 80013
Phone: 303.693.3621
39° 39' 21.726" N, 104° 44' 13.2576" W

Senac Creek Nature Center at Aurora Reservoir

The Senac Creek Nature Center features a stunning photography display, and encourages educational play with electronic games, hand-made puzzles and animal costumes. Learn about Aurora ecosystems, food chains and the importance of water to our natural and human communities through interactive, rotating exhibits. Entrance to the nature center and reservoir property is FREE if visiting the nature center ONLY.
5800 S. Powhaton Road
Aurora , CO , 80016
Phone: 303.326.8429
39° 36' 50.2452" N, 104° 40' 32.7972" W

Location:

Sakura Square
1255 19th St
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Phone:

(303) 951-4486

47th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Dates: 
06/22/2019
06/23/2019
Time: 
DAY 1 – SATURDAY JUNE 22 11:00 am to 6:00 pm DAY 2 – SUNDAY JUNE 23 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:

Carpenter Park Fields
3498 East 112th Avenue (southwest corner of 112th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard)
Thornton, CO, 80229
United States

Phone:

303-255-7800

4th of July in Thornton

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
4pm

Location:

Cheesman Park
1599 e. 8th Ave
Denver, CO, 80218
United States

7th Annual Cheesman Park Art Fest

Dates: 
07/27/2019
07/28/2019
Time: 
Saturday, July 27 | 9am-6pm Sunday, July 28 | 9am-5pm

Location:

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

Phone:

303-330-8237

Affordable Arts Festival

Dates: 
08/25/2019
Time: 
9AM - 3PM

Location:

Stenger Soccer Fields
11200 W 58th Ave Stenger Soccer Fields
Arvada, CO, 80002
United States

Phone:

(720) 898-7000

Arvada Independence Day Celebration

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
7-9 pm

Organization:

Location:

1599 Ski Hill Rd
Breckenridge, CO, 80424
United States

Phone:

800-789-7669

Breckenridge 4th of July

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
activities start at 7 am

Organization:

Location:

85 Parsenn Rd
Winter Park, CO, 80482
United States

Phone:

970.726.1564

Campfire Music Series in Winter Park

Dates: 
06/26/2019
07/03/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
Wednesdays 4 - 5 pm

Location:

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

Phone:

(303) 325-8000

Car Show and Concert in Centennial

Dates: 
09/07/2019
Time: 
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Organization:

Town of Frederick

Location:

401 Locust Street P.O. Box 435
Frederick, CO, 80530
United States

Phone:

720-382-5500

Chainsaws and Chuckwagons

Dates: 
07/17/2019
07/18/2019
07/19/2019
Time: 
see website

Organization:

CherryArts

Location:

2 Steele St, Ste B100
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

303.355.2787

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

Dates: 
07/05/2019
07/06/2019
07/07/2019
Time: 
Friday, July 5 10 AM to 8 PM 8 PM to 10 PM Festival Night Saturday, July 6 10 AM to 8 PM 8 PM to 10 PM Festival Night Sunday, July 7 10 AM to 6 PM Accessibility hour for best mobility Sunday, July 7 10 am

Location:

Community Center Park- Fort Lupton
201 S Rollie Ave
Fort Lupton, CO, 80621
United States

Phone:

(303) 857-4200

City of Fort Lupton Independence Day

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
8 am - 9 pm

Location:

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

Phone:

(303) 688-6010

Colorado Renaissance Festival

Dates: 
06/22/2019
06/23/2019
06/29/2019
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: 
08/23/2019
08/24/2019
08/25/2019
Time: 
Monday - Thursday: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Friday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Labor Day: 10:00 AM-11:00 PM ** During the Fair admission tickets are sold until 10pm.

Organization:

Location:

7007 E 88th Ave
Henderson, CO, 80640
United States

Phone:

303-289-4656

Delta Sonics LIVE at the Main Stage

Dates: 
06/29/2019
07/20/2019
Time: 
12 PM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

720-865-3500

Denver Botanic Gardens 2019 Free Days-Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
07/02/2019
08/06/2019
11/05/2019
Time: 
Whole Day

Organization:

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Denver Botanic Gardens 2019 Free Days-York Street

Dates: 
07/10/2019
09/03/2019
11/11/2019
Time: 
Whole Day

Location:

National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO, 80216
United States

Phone:

303-308-9345

Denver County Fair

Dates: 
07/19/2019
07/20/2019
07/21/2019
Time: 
see website for hours

Organization:

Elitch Gardens

Location:

2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.595.4FUN

Elitch Gardens Fireworks

Dates: 
07/04/2019
09/01/2019
Time: 
park closing

Location:

Estes Park Event Center
1125 Rooftop Way
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-6104

Estes Park Rooftop Rodeo

Dates: 
07/08/2019
07/09/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
Varies

Location:

100 N. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO, 80104
United States

Phone:

303.660.4010

Fireworks in Castle Rock

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
9-10 pm

Location:

203 S Harrison Ave Rec Center
Fort Lupton, CO, 80621
United States

Phone:

(303) 857-4200

Fort Lupton Trapper Days Festival

Dates: 
09/06/2019
09/07/2019
09/08/2019
Time: 
8 am - 5 pm

Location:

Centennial Park-Frederick
630 8th St.
Frederick, CO, 80530
United States

Phone:

720-382-5500

Frederick in Flight - Hot Air Balloon Festival

Dates: 
06/21/2019
06/22/2019
06/23/2019
Time: 
Morning balloon lift-off is at sunrise (around 6 a.m.)each day and Glow Party on Saturday night at 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

1000 Highway 36
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-1206

Free Park Day at Rocky Mountain National Park

Dates: 
08/25/2019
09/28/2019
11/11/2019
Time: 
All day

Location:

Broomfield County Commons Park
13200 Sheridan Blvd.
Broomfield, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303-460-6900

Great American Picnic

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
12 noon-9:30 pm

Location:

1560 Broadway, Suite 2250
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Phone:

303-861-4633

Independence Eve at Civic Center Park

Dates: 
07/03/2019
Time: 
5 pm

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

720-865-3500

Lavender Festival at Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
07/20/2019
Time: 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location:

Steinbaugh Pavilion
824 Front Street
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.666.6565

Louisville Downtown Street Faire

Dates: 
06/21/2019
06/28/2019
07/05/2019
Time: 
The Street Faire runs 5:30–9:30pm. Music is 7:00 to 9:30 — rain or shine.

Location:

Coal Creek Golf Course
585 W Dillon Rd
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.335.4581

Louisville July 4th Fireworks

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
6-10 pm

Organization:

City of Louisville

Location:

749 Main Street
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.335.4581

Louisville's 84th Annual Fall Festival and Labor Day Parade

Dates: 
08/30/2019
08/31/2019
09/02/2019
Time: 
varies, see schedule

Organization:

Location:

6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

7209741877

Low Sensory Morning at Butterfly Pavilion

Dates: 
09/05/2019
11/14/2019
Time: 
8:00am-9:30am

Organization:

Location:

7007 E 88th Ave
Henderson, CO, 80640
United States

Phone:

303-289-4656

Martin Gomez with Bart Garcia LIVE at Mile High Flea Market

Dates: 
06/23/2019
07/14/2019
08/18/2019
Time: 
12 PM – 3 PM

Organization:

Infinity Park

Location:

4599 E Tennessee Ave
Glendale, CO, 80246
United States

Phone:

(303) 639-4609

Monday Movie Madness at Infinity Park

Dates: 
07/01/2019
07/15/2019
07/29/2019
Time: 
MOVIES START AT 7:30 PM GATES OPEN AT 6:30 PM. COME EARLY AND GET YOUR SPOT.

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

719-633-9925

Moonlight on the Mountain 2019

Dates: 
06/27/2019
Time: 
6 – 10 p.m.

Location:

Parfet Park
10th Street and Washington Avenue
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Movies & Music in the Park-Golden

Dates: 
08/02/2019
08/09/2019
08/16/2019
Time: 
7pm

Location:

2823 Fairfax St
Denver, CO, 80207
United States

Phone:

303-918-6517

Park Hill 4th of July Parade

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
1:30 pm

Location:

Folsom Field
2400 Colorado Ave
Boulder, CO, 80309
United States

Phone:

303-449-3774

Ralphie's Independence Day Blast

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
8 pm

Organization:

Location:

7007 E 88th Ave
Henderson, CO, 80640
United States

Phone:

303-289-4656

Randall Dubis Band LIVE at the Main Stage

Dates: 
08/11/2019
Time: 
12 PM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

85 Parsenn Rd
Winter Park, CO, 80482
United States

Phone:

970.726.1564

Saturday Music Series in Winter Park

Dates: 
06/22/2019
06/29/2019
07/06/2019
Time: 
12-2 pm

Location:

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

Phone:

(720) 865-0800

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Dates: 
06/26/2019
07/03/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
6-9 pm

Organization:

Location:

7007 E 88th Ave
Henderson, CO, 80640
United States

Phone:

303-289-4656

Six Foot Joe and the Red Hot Rhinos LIVE at the Main Stage

Dates: 
06/22/2019
08/17/2019
Time: 
12 PM – 3 PM

Location:

Salisbury Park
11920 Motsenbocker Road
Parker, CO, 80134
United States

Phone:

303.805.6304

So Long to Summer 5K/10K & Family Fun Trek with RNK Running & Walking

Dates: 
08/10/2019
Time: 
10K: 8 a.m. 5K: 8:05 a.m. Family Fun Trek: 8:15 a.m.

Location:

Louisville Community Park
955 Bella Vista Dr
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.666.6565

Summer Concerts In The Park

Dates: 
06/20/2019
06/27/2019
07/11/2019
Time: 
6:30-8:15 pm

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

719-633-9925

Tails, Tunes & Tastes 2019

Dates: 
07/25/2019
08/29/2019
Time: 
Time: 6 – 9:30 p.m.

Location:

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

Phone:

303-726-6111

The Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival

Dates: 
08/09/2019
08/10/2019
08/11/2019
Time: 
Check website for info

Organization:

Thornton Recreation

Location:

9500 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO, 80229
United States

Phone:

303-255-7800

Thornton Movies in the Park

Dates: 
07/13/2019
08/03/2019
Time: 
8pm

Location:

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

Phone:

(303) 325-8000

Location:

Westminster Station
7000 Hooker St
Westminster, CO, 80030
United States

Phone:

303-658-2400

Westminster Latino Festival

Dates: 
07/20/2019
Time: 
12-8 pm