Denver Area Events

The Denver area has a lot of amazing field trips and educational programs and opportunities, as well as the occasional free day for the entire family.

Do you know of a Denver-metro area event that should be listed here? Please Contact Me and give me the details.

NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change, so be sure to check the website of an organization for more details when making plans to attend one of these events.

Dec
14
Fri
Plains Conservation Center (FREE Day) @ Plains Conservation Center
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Plains Conservation Center (FREE Day) @ Plains Conservation Center

This Aurora-based center helps students and adults grow their knowledge and appreciation of the prairie ecosystem and the cultural history of Colorado through a variety of educational programs managed by Denver Botanic Gardens.

Dec
17
Mon
Drop in Discovery at Majestic View Nature Center @ Majestic View Nature Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Drop in Discovery at Majestic View Nature Center @ Majestic View Nature Center

First Thursday and Third Monday at 10 a.m.
All ages, Free.
Investigate the amazing natural world from the Nature Center. Explore different themes with activities, books, puzzles, crafts, and other interactive items. No need to sign up for this program, just swing by and enjoy!

Jan
28
Mon
Homeschool Day: Paleobotany @ Denver Botanic Gardens
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Homeschool Day: Paleobotany @ Denver Botanic Gardens

Become a paleobotanist for a day at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Explore the plants of Colorado’s past climates and discover the plants that the dinosaurs ate. Plant a relative of a prehistoric plant to take home with you.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.

Feb
25
Mon
Homeschool Day: Plant Detectives @ Denver Botanic Gardens
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Homeschool Day: Plant Detectives @ Denver Botanic Gardens

Audience: Homeschool Families

Join us as we thank plants for all they do for us. Discover how plant fibers become fabrics, investigate different types of wood and explore the journey of several plants as they become useful products we use every day.

Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.

Price: $12 per day per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings over the age of two will need to pay $7 each, payable on the day of the program. The program fee includes admission to the Gardens.