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 June 16, 2021

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

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We strive to update this article every Tuesday afternoon. We have not attended all events 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.

We have more than 45 events on our calendar this weekend! Want to see them all? Visit!


1. 🚣 Paddle Days ~ Friday-Sunday through September 6 (All Ages) at Rueter-Hess Reservoir

2. 🧘 Teen Yoga in the Park ~ Fridays through July 30 (Ages 12-17) at Northridge Park

3. 🎶 Street Party & Concert (All Ages) in Downtown Castle Rock

4. 🤖 Parents Night Out at Code Ninjas at all Douglas County Code Ninjas locations

5. 🎞️ Backcountry Outdoor Movie Series: Shrek (PG) at Backcountry Wilderness Area


6. 🚘 Classic Rock Cruise-In Car Show (All Ages) in Downtown Castle Rock

7. 🌾 Open Day (All Ages) at Schweiger Ranch

8. 🎮 Fortnite Tournament (Ages 8+) at Lone Tree Hub

9. 🎶 DadFest Concert (All Ages) at Cherry Hills Community Church


10. 👔 Building Memories with Dad (Ages 2-8) at Play Street Museum

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