22 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 February 20, 2024

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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We update this article every Monday. We have not attended all events and encourage parents to use their judgment when choosing which events to attend. Age recommendations are provided by the venue.

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1. 🦘 Jumperoo (Jumping-Age 5) at Urban Air Park Meadows

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

3. πŸ§’ STEAM Discovery Series: STEAMology ~ Fri/Sat (Ages 2-5) at PACE Center, Parker

4. πŸ¦„ Children's Workshop: Unicorns and Fairies (Ages 3-5) at Westridge Recreation Center, Highlands Ranch

5. 🎨 KidZArt Youth Pizza & Paint Night: Owl Night (Ages 6-12) at The Cantril Schoolhouse, Castle Rock

6. 🐲 Dragon Paint & Play (Ages 3-10) at Play Street Museum, Highlands Ranch

7. ♾️ TR Sweetheart Dance (Ages 16+ w/ Special Needs) at Southridge Recreation Center, Highlands Ranch

8. 🎭 SpongeBob Squarepants The Musical ~ February 22-24 (All Ages) at Douglas County High School, Castle Rock

9. πŸ†’ Middle School Madness (6th-8th Grade) at The MAC, Castle Rock


10. 🐴 Pony Rides (Ages 3-10) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

11. 🎢 Family Discovery Series: Inside the Orchestra Trio – Let's Play (Families) at The Schoolhouse Theater, Parker

12. ❄️ Base Camp Exploration (All Ages) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

13. 🎨 Kids Club: Alma Thomas Abstract Painting (All Ages) at Michaels

14. πŸ’” Escape the Date: An Escape Race (All Ages/Abilities) at The Arc Arapahoe, Douglas, & Elbert Counties, Centennial

15. 🧘 Free Guided Meditation (All Ages) at DCL in Castle Rock

16. 🎢 BYU Noteworthy and Vocal Point (All Ages) at PACE Center, Parker

17. 🍿 Hollywood Favorite: Black Panther (PG-13) at Denver Museum of Nature & Science

18. 🎭 Selected Shorts (Teens/Adults) at Lone Tree Arts Center


19. πŸ›οΈ SCFD Free Day (All Ages) at Denver Museum of Nature & Science

20. πŸ‘Έ Princess Party at the Castle: Sleeping Beauty and Snow White (All Ages) at Cherokee Ranch & Castle, Sedalia

21. β˜€οΈ 2024 Macaroni KID Summer Camp Fair & Kids' Activities Expo (All Ages) at DCSD Legacy Campus, Lone Tree

22. πŸŽΆ Face Vocal Band In Concert (All Ages) at Lone Tree Arts Center

Garden Bros Nuclear Circus at Denver Premium Outlets 
May 30 - June 9

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