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2021 | Things To Do In Denver Through May

Whether it is getting a breath of fresh air outside, finding ways to keep the kids entertained, or visiting new places virtually, Denver has plenty of options to keep you and your family entertained.


Behind the Street Art of Denver’s RiNo District (now through May 31, 2021))

Art lovers looking to get outside? Enjoy the mural covered streets in the RiNo Art District now.

Denver Free Walking Tour (now through May 13, 2021)

Take a 2-2.5-hour tour of Denver with a guide to see the top sights and landmarks.

Explore local hikes

Enjoy all the breathtaking scenery that Colorado has to offer. An easy kid-friendly hike, one with a waterfall view, explore beautiful lakes off the beaten path…take your pick!  Day Hikes Near Denver updates their website every Friday, so you’ll have the most up-to-date information just in time for your adventure weekend!

Denver Mart Drive In

Ran out of things to watch on Netflix? Mark your calendars! Denver Mart Drive In is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend. Bring some pizza, popcorn, and candy and enjoy some family time under the stars.

Denver Restaurant Week (April 23- May 2)

Still cooking the same old thing? Need a break from the dishes? Head out for Denver’s yearly restaurant week. “During the 10 days of Denver Restaurant Week, Denver’s top restaurants will offer multi-course dinners for one of three price points: $25, $35, $45 per person.” Denver is still ensuring that it’s community is staying safe with local guidelines. Sign up here today to find out the details when the menus are up.


Brain Breaks (now through May 31, 2021)

This program provides “short, interactive sessions are designed get you up and moving, learning about music and the arts. Available as a series of ten short episodes, Brain Breaks will spark creative thinking and set the tone for the rest of your day.”

Girls and Science (Live and on demand all through the month of March)

This year the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and CBS4 are moving the program online. “Girls (and boys) and their families can connect and engage with women mentors in STEM careers through virtual engagement.”

Children’s Museum of Denver

Check out the many at-home activities on the Children’s Museum of Denver Facebook page.  These are sure to keep your kids educated, entertained, and busy.


Cellar Tour of Louis Dupuy’s Hotel De Paris. (Now through May 31, 2021)

Looking for a virtual tour option the is FREE? Check out and explore the “luxurious accommodations that attracted celebrities, politicians, railroad men, commercial travelers, lady tourists, and entertainers to Colorado’s most famous mining camp.”

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Missing the Denver Museum of Nature and Science? Check out the many virtual tours that are free or offered at a low cost.

University of Colorado Boulder Museum of Natural History

The University of Colorado Boulder has numerous virtual and online activities including, family activities, a 3-D tour of their Paleontology Hall, nature guides, and the Wonder of the Week.

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