Top 12 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, Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher October 12, 2021

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

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We update this article every Tuesday. 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 60 (!!!) events on our calendar this weekend! Want to see them all? Go to the Macaroni KID calendar!


1. 🍂 Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch ~ Wed-Sun through October 31 (Ages 0-10) at Flat Acres Farm, Parker

2. 🍂 Fall Festival ~ Fri-Sun through October 31 (All Ages) at Lone Creek Farms, Franktown

3. 🍕 Pizza Party & Playtime (Ages 1-8) at Play Street Museum, Highlands Ranch

4. 🎭 You Can't Take It With You ~ October 14-16 (Ages 10+) at Ponderosa High School, Parker


5. 🚘 Colorado Car Addicts Car Show (All Ages) at Outlets at Castle Rock

6. 🍂 Fall Festival featuring Creepy Crawlies Around the Rock (All Ages)at Festival Park, Castle Rock

7. 🧙 Wizards Trivia Night (All Ages) at Game Train USA, Highlands Ranch

8. 🎶 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (All Ages) at PACE Center, Parker

9. 🌌 Constellations and Cocoa (Ages 10+)at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch


10. 🦅 Passport to Culture: Seven Falls Indian Dancers (Ages 3-12) at Lone Tree Arts Center

11. 🎻 Spinphony Electric String Quartet (All Ages)at PACE Center, Parker

12. 🎃 Painted Wooden Signs Halloween Edition (Ages 10+) at Owl's Nest, Franktown

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