Top 10 Things to Do in Douglas County This Weekend With Kids

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

By Kyrie Collins, Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher November 24, 2020

Looking for family fun activities happening in Douglas County this weekend? We've got some recommendations below!

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This page is updated every Tuesday afternoon. We have not attended all events in the Top 10 and we encourage parents to use their own judgment when choosing which events to attend. Age recommendations are provided by the venue.

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NOTE: We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of event information and update our calendar when we learn of changes or cancellations. However, we recommend checking with the venue to make sure an event is taking place as planned.

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1. Santa's Wonderland ~ through December 24 (All Ages) at Cabela's, Lone Tree

2. Photos with Santa ~ through December 24 (All Ages) at Park Meadows Mall

3. Virtual Storytime ~ every weekday (Ages 0-6) on Zoom with Douglas County Libraries

4Creating a Character: Acting for Film & TV (Grades 7-12) at Performing Arts Academy, Highlands Ranch


5Elbert County Marketplace (All Ages) at Casey Jones Park, Elizabeth

6. Schweiger Ranch Open Day (All Ages) at Schweiger Ranch, Lone Tree

7. Castle Rock Starlighting (All Ages) in Downtown Castle Rock

8. Music Bingo (All Ages) at Game Train USA, Highlands Ranch


9. Farmers and Street Market ~ LAST ONE of the Season! (All Ages) at Town Center South, Highlands Ranch

10. Pictures with Santa (All Ages) at Parker Petit + Co

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