Things To Do In Denver This Weekend, Jan 5th – Jan 7th, 2018 - Kid 101

Things To Do In Denver This Weekend, Jan 5th – Jan 7th, 2018


Don’t miss Annie, playing at 7:30 Friday, January 5th 2PM and 7:30PM Saturday, January 6th and 2PM Sunday, January 7th located at 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

Phone: (719) 634-5581

Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage this holiday season in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and is the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. This beloved show features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including It’s a Hard Knock Life and Tomorrow. Tickets are $20+.

City and County Building Holiday Lights

Don’t miss the City and County Building Holiday Lights Friday, January 5th, Saturday January 6th, Sunday January 7th, from 6PM-11PM located at 1437 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80202.

Phone: 720-913-1501


Bring your family to City Center to see the beaming holiday lights in Capitol Hill! The largest lighting display in Denver comes on nightly at 6 p.m. at the City & County Building, where 600,000 lights deck the neo-classical building. The bell tower plays carols nightly as well. Your family won’t want to miss this! This event is free.

Eyes On

Check out the fantastic Eyes On exhibit at the Denver Art Museum Friday, January 5th from 10AM-8PM, Saturday January 6th from 10AM-5PM, Sunday, January 7th from 10AM-5PM, 5PM located at 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204.

Phone: 720-865-5000

Xiaoze Xie has a lifelong passion for books. In his worldview, books are conveyers of prestige and signifiers of collective cultural knowledge: repositories of historical meaning, cultural conflict, and political strife. For Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie, the artist has created still-life paintings of books, videos, and installations based on banned and forbidden books in China.

Born in a small town in Guangdong Province, China, at the beginning of the Chinese Cultural Revolution in 1966, Xie now splits his time between studios in Beijing and Palo Alto, California, where he is the Paul L. & Phyllis Wattis Professor of Art at Stanford University. Tickets are $8-10, children are admitted for free.

Movie at the Symphony: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Check out Movie at the Symphony: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert, Friday January 5th and Saturday, January 6th beginning at 7:30 PM located at 1400 Curtis St., Denver, CO 80202.

Phone: 303-534-0759


The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. This concert will feature your Colorado Symphony performing every note from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score live. Tickets at $34+.

Winter Break

Winter Break happens at the Denver Art Museum Friday, January 5th, Saturday, January 6th, and Sunday January 7th from 10AM-5PM located at 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204


Phone: 720-913-0130

Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! The 3D Studio, Create-n-Takes, and much more are open every day from Friday, December 22 through Sunday, January 7, except December 25. Also, see special performances of the family-friendly play, Art Emergency: Stampede Edition at 11 am weekdays during winter break. All activities, including Art Emergency: Stampede Edition, are included in general admission, $8-$10 which is free for kids 18 and younger.


Check out Alebrijes this Saturday, January 6th from 9AM-3PM and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80205

Phone: 303-370-6000

Explore a fascinating collection of “alebrijes,” fanciful, brightly colored sculptures of guardian spirits (nahuales). The Museum is hosting a display of alebrijes on loan from the Museo de Arte Popular of Mexico City. Join a professional artist to learn about this beautiful artwork, and then make your own alebrije to take home. Tickets are $60-$70.

Kid’s Yoga

Don’t miss Kid’s Yoga, this Saturday, January 6th at 9:45 AM located at 4353 Tennyson St., Denver, CO 80212


Phone: 303-455-1527

Every Week, Second Star To The Right Children’s Books hosts Saturday Morning Kids Yoga! Use one of our yoga mats, or bring your own! This Yoga session is fun for all kids ages 2+ and is a great way to get centered with your children at the start of your weekend! Tickets cost $8 for one child, and $4 for additional children.

Den Ice Skating Rink

 Visit the Den Ice Skating Rink Friday, January 5th, Saturday, January 6th, and Sunday, January 7th from 9AM-9PM located at the Denver International Airport, 8500 Pena Blvd., Airport Office Building, Denver, CO 80249

Phone: (303) 342-2000

Once again, the DEN Plaza will be home to a FREE 34’wide X 60’length ice skating rink. Whirl around on a pair of skates with the family and venture out the airport for a wintery activity. Sip on some hot chocolate and take the RTD line out for some extra fun. The cost of this event is free.

Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza

The Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza happens this Sunday, January 7th, at 2PM and 6:30PM located at 4600 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216.

Phone: 303-296-NWSS

Presented by Entravision and Hutchison Western featuring Jerry Diaz & Frontier Airlines Mutton Bustin’, you won’t want to miss this extravagant event! The stock show is full of fun and suprises for the whole family, and this event is no exception. Check out a live rodeo and learn all about stock shows and Mexican culture at this wild event! The cost of this event is $35+.

National Western Stock

Visit the National Western Stock show this weekend, Saturday, January 6th and Sunday January 7th for some wonderful western fun, located at 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216

Phone: 303-296-NWSS

Bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls – rodeo’s biggest superstars perform amazing feats of athleticism during each performance of this professional rodeo. Showcasing the elegance and athleticism of the world’s top reining horses, the hard-hitting competition of Denver Professional Bull Riders Chute-Out and the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza, this event has something for everyone. Tickets vary in prices based on events.

Jeff and Paige

Check out Jeff and Paige in concert, Saturday, January 7th beginning at 10AM located at 2775 Valmont Rd Boulder, CO 80304.

Phone: 303-325-1255


Enjoy an indoor, hour-long, science and nature-focused kids’ concert at Boulder’s hippest hub for food, community and music. Expect live, original, nature-inspired music for kids, educational/hilarious skits, quick costume changes and tons of audience participation. Show appropriate for kids ages 3-8.

There will be hot cocoa and coffee from Carabiner, pints, mules, sangria and a mystery am cocktail all available for purchase. Stick around after the show for lunch at any of the 3 food trucks onsite! Tickets are $10/ person, children under 2 years old will be admitted for free.

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