17 Things to Do in Douglas County This Weekend With Kids

Family Activities & Events in Highlands Ranch, Parker, Castle Rock, Lone Tree, & Nearby Areas

By Kyrie Collins, Macaroni KID Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher March 19, 2023

Are you looking for fun family activities this weekend in and near Douglas County? We've got some recommendations for you! 

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1. 🌾 SCFD Free Day (All Ages) at Four Mile Historic Park, Denver

2. 🌰 Nature Homeschool (Ages 6-14) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

3. 🪁 STEAMology: Kites ~ March 24 or 25 (Ages 2-4) at PACE Center, Parker

4. 🎨 Youth Pizza & Paint Night: Rustic Ox (Ages 6-14) at Castle Rock Recreation Center

5. 🌈 Color Sensory Exploration & Playtime (Ages 3-8) at Play Street Museum, Highlands Ranch

6. 🔮 Anthem and Aria: The Psychic Soulmates (All Ages) at Southridge Recreation Center, Highlands Ranch

7. 🎭 Legendary Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia! ~ March 24-25 & March 30-April 1 (Ages 5+) at Legend High School, Parker

8. 🆒 Middle School Madness (6th-8th Grade) at The MAC, Castle Rock

9. 🪘 San Jose Taiko (All Ages) at Lone Tree Arts Center


10. 🎨 Family Acrylic Paint Class: Jersey Cow (Ages 5-17) at Castle Rock Recreation Center

11. 🎭 Roxy Puppet Theater (Ages 3-7) at Roxborough State Park

12. 🦉 Nature EdVentures: Nesting Owls (All Ages) at Fly'n B Park, Highlands Ranch

13. 🍪 Free Fun for Families: Goodies Galore (Ages 3-8) at Lakeshore Learning, Lone Tree

14. 🏗️ Parents Night Out: Brick-wondo (Ages 5-12) at Impact Taekwondo, Highlands Ranch

15. 🚀 National Geographic Live: Cosmic Adventures (Ages 13+) t Lone Tree Arts Center


16. 🐰 Bunny Cares Day: Sensory-Friendly Photos with The Bunny (All Ages) at Park Meadows Shopping Center

17. 🦃 Turkey Gobbling Hike (Ages 10+) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch


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