Top 20 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 August 7, 2022

Are you looking for fun family activities happening in and near Douglas County this weekend? We've got some recommendations for you! 

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1. 💙 TR Family Friday (All Ages) at Burgess Memorial Pool, Castle Rock

2. đŸ¯ Honey Bee Slime & Playtime (Ages 1-8) at Play Street Museum, Highlands Ranch

3. đŸŽļ Music in the Park: The Home Brood Band (All Ages) at Larkspur Community Park

4. ☂ī¸ Singin' in the Rain JR. ~ August 12-13 (All Ages) at The Schoolhouse Theater, Parker

5. 🌟 H2O Glow Swim (All Ages) at H2O'Brien Pool, Parker


6. 🌰 Nature Play Day (0-5) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

7. ⛰ī¸ Geology Hike (Ages 12+) at Cherokee Ranch & Castle, Sedalia

8. đŸ‘ļ Pint-Sized Playtime (Ages 1-3) at Play Street Museum, Highlands Ranch

9. 🎨 (Art) Lessons & Lemonade (4th-8th Grade) at PACE Center, Parker

10. đŸŽģ Tiny Tots: Meet the Instruments (Ages 0-8) at Redstone Park, Highlands Ranch

11. đŸļ Golden Growls Rescue Day (All Ages) at Game Train USA, Highlands Ranch

12. đŸŗ Saturday Treats Workshop (Ages 7-12) at Lone Tree Recreation Center

13. 🧚 Fairy and Gnome Homes (Ages 7-10) at Backcountry Wilderness Area, Highlands Ranch

14. 🍕 Pizza Night at the Museum (Ages 1-8) at Play Street Museum, Highlands Ranch

15. 🎉 Party in the Park (All Ages) at Elk Ridge Park, Castle Pines

16. đŸĒŠ Silent Disco (All Ages) at Parker Fieldhouse

17. đŸŽļ Backyard Beats & Southern Street Eats featuring Buckstein (All Ages) at Sweetwater Park, Lone Tree

18. 🎩 Magical Movie Night: The House with a Clock in Its Walls (PG) at DCL in Lone Tree

19. 🔭 Star Party (All Ages) at Castlewood Canyon State Park, Franktown


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


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