28 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 May 17, 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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Monster Truck Nitro Tour at Norris-Penrose Event Center 
Saturday June 8th

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1. 🧒 STEAM Discovery Series: STEAMology ~ Fri/Sat (Ages 2-5) at PACE Center, Parker

2. 🌞 Free Evening at Joy Park (Ages 0-12) at Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

3. 🎮 Parent's Night Out (Ages 5-14) at Code Ninjas, Castle Rock

4. 🎮 Parent's Night Out (Ages 5-15) at Code Ninjas, Parker

5. 🩰 South Suburban Academy of Dance Presents: A Night at the Movies (All Ages) at Lone Tree Arts Center

6. 🦘 Middle School Mania (Ages 11-14) at Urban Air Park Meadows

7. 🪄 James Sanden: Comedy Magician ~ May 17-18 (All Ages) at Theatre of Dreams, Castle Rock

8. 🎶 Parker Symphony Orchestra: Disembark at the Americas (All Ages) at PACE Center, Parker


9. ⛰️ Base Camp Exploration (All Ages) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

10. 🏹 Try Archery (Ages 8+) at David A. Lorenz Regional Park, Highlands Ranch

11. 🐴 Tales for Tails: Reading to Horses! (Ages 6+) at Harmony Equine Center, Franktown

12. 🐠 Undersea Discovery (Ages 3-10) at Lakeshore Learning, Lone Tree

13. 🐐 Goat Picnic Hike (All Ages) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

14. 🍳 Saturday Treats Workshop (Ages 4-7) at Lone Tree Recreation Center

15. 🐴 Giddy Up & Read! (Ages 5-12) at Drifter's Hearts of Hope Horse Rescue, Franktown

16. ⛰️ Discovery Day (Ages 7-13) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

17. 🩰 Denver Academy of Ballet Presents: A Fairy Tale & Company Gala (All Ages) at Lone Tree Arts Center

18. 🫖 7th Annual Victoria's Tea Fundraiser (All Ages) at Kirk Hall at Douglas County Events Center, Castle Rock

19. 🪘 Mudra Dance Studio Presents Utsav... A Celebration (All Ages) at PACE Center, Parker

20. 🎶 Spring Kickoff Concert ~ Premium Diesel (All Ages) at Festival Park, Castle Rock


21. ⛰️ Guided Nature Hike: Nature Bingo (All Ages) at Willow Creek Trail at Prairie Sky Park, Lone Tree

22. 🚚 Touch-a-Truck (All Ages) at O'Brien Park, Parker

23. ♾️ Low Sensory Morning (All Ages) at Downtown Aquarium, Denver

24. 👶 Toddler Yoga (Ages 1-3) at The Sensory Spot, Parker

25. 🧒 Kids Yoga (Ages 4-7) at The Sensory Spot, Parker

26. 🎭 Passport to Culture: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (Ages 4-12) at Lone Tree Arts Center

27. 👸 Princess Party: Cinderella and Prince Charming (All Ages) at Cherokee Ranch & Castle, Sedalia

28. 👕 Sunday Make Break: Summer Tie-Dye (All Ages) at Michaels

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

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