Summer Activities for Families

With the kids out of school for the summer, this season is the perfect time to make memories together as a family. Luckily, our community offers lots of activities for families to enjoy! A thrilling day at the theme park, a visit to the art museum, a night out at a family-friendly concert or local sports game are just some of the many fun things to do together. Whether your kids are big or little, our community has something for families of all kinds.

  1. Smooth Alpaca

    Smooth Alpaca

    Discover the "inside" workings of a renowned Alpaca ranch. You'll be surrounded with surreal mountain views and immersed in nature.

  2. A/R Workshop Castle Rock

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    A/R Workshop Castle Rock

    A/R Workshop is crafting up unique projects to keep the kids  and families creating all summer long. They have everything from wood projects to take home D-Y-I projects.  

  3. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    For serious family fun – from up-close experiences and animal demos to taking a trip on the Mountaineer Sky Ride. 

  4. The West Fork Disc Golf Course

    The West Fork Disc Golf Course

    The object of Disc Golf is similar to golf to make it from tee to hole in as few attempts as possible.

     

     

  5. Jellystone Park at Larkspur

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    Jelly Stone Park at Larkspur

    When you choose to have your family at Jellystone Park, at Larkspur, you’ll have the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. 

  6. Theatre of Dreams

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    Theatre of Dreams

    It opened its doors in April of 2003, one of 4 venues of its kind in the country. It features famous magicians as well as a variety of artists.

     

  7. Philip S. Miller Park

    The Edge

    Nestled within the Philip S. Miller Park, The Edge satisfies your family’s adventurous side with a 10-Line Zipline Tour, Sky Trek, Adventure Tower, and Ninja Course. 

  8. Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms

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    Chatfield Farms

    Chatfield Farms is great place to explore with a restored 1918 dairy barn and silo and 1874 Deer Creek Schoolhouse. Additionally, there are 2.5 miles of nature trails and numerous wildflower gardens. 

  9. Photo By: Renee Riley

    Discovery Park

    Discovery Park

    Fun for all ages. The 1.4-acre park is the perfect place to spend a relaxing summer afternoon watching the large interactive fountains with water jets that change color via LED lights.

     

  10. Colorado Renaissance Festival

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    Renaissance Festival of Colorado

    Year after year, this is voted one of the best family day trips. Plenty of kid-focused/friendly activities. Kids maze, petting zoo, pirate ship swings, fairies handing out stones, elephant rides, archery, and mo