KidZone at Taste of Colorado!


    photo Taste of Colorado or, “The Taste” as we all know it, is a Labor Day tradition for Denver-ites. They’ve always been a mecca of free family entertainment and great food. We especially enjoy catching the nationally-known musicians. (EnVogue is going to be there this year! Total 90s flashback!) This year there’s […]

5 Pick-Your-Own Farms on the Front Range

Photo used with permission from Pikes Peak Urban Gardens & Harlan Wolfe ranch

    As summer winds down, harvest time picks up at farms and orchards across the state. Colorado is probably best known for Olathe Sweet Corn, Rocky Ford melons, Palisade peaches, and Grand Junction wine grapes. But you don’t have to travel to the Western Slope–there are plenty of small farm operations just a short drive […]

Adventure Awaits at Heritage Square


  Ever since I was a little kid, our family has loved to visit Heritage Square in Golden. The rides, the kitschy shops, ice cream at Nott’s Landing, and of course the Alpine Slide added up to tons of fun.  Regrettably, I haven’t taken my own kids there, save for one time when I was […]

6 Staycation Ideas in Denver (that you might not have thought of)

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With many people traveling TO Colorado for vacations this summer, why not have a “staycation” if you already live here?! This guest post is by Desiree Allen. Desiree is a freelance writer, social media enthusiast and Denver metro native with Jersey tendencies. She lives with her family in Boulder County, Colorado. You can follow her […]

Beat the Heat at Colorado’s Best Water Parks & Splash Pads!


  Ahhh…mid-summer. That magical time of year! It’s just flat out HOT. And heat makes for cranky, whiny kids. What’s the best way to snap a kid out of a rotten mood? Stick them in some water. Works every time! If you love the big, fast water slides, you’re in luck. The metro area is […]

6 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in Denver

6 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July in Denver

We’d love to welcome our new writer, Emily Jones to the ColoradoMoms team! Check out her first post on fun things to do for Independence Day! With crazy high temps, rampant wildfires, and little rain so far this summer, many cities are already canceling their fireworks displays. (check here for a current, running list)  But never fear! […]

Food: Our Global Kitchen at History Colorado Center


If you’ve never been to History Colorado Center, Denver’s newest museum, I highly suggest a visit. Located right by the State Capitol at 12th and Broadway, this amazing museum is chock full of hands-on exhibits and activities, taking you through Colorado’s heritage from the early Native American tribes who called it home, to the mining boom […]

2014 Colorado County Fairs Schedule

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Colorado is made up of 64 counties and most of them have a county fair. Fair season in Colorado starts in July and goes all the way through the end of September. Here we’ve compiled a list of county fairs for you in chronological order for 2014. Don’t forget about the Colorado’s State Fair in […]

Summer Fun with Kids in Fort Collins, Colorado: From A to Z

Fort Collins with kids A to Z

This is a guest post from Catherine who blogs at Evolving Motherhood which is a site dedicated to learning and growing through motherhood. Follow Catherine on twitter and facebook!  Denver is a fun place to go, but if you live in the Fort Collins and Loveland areas a drive to Denver might not be at the top of your wish list. Have […]

Something for Everyone at Mile High Flea Market {#Giveaway}

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If you’re from Colorado or have lived here for very long, I’m sure you remember the old Mile High Flea Market: “open weekends and Wednesdays!” But how long has it been since you’ve visited?  The last time I was there was probably 15 years ago, at least! Long overdue. So my husband, myself, and our youngest […]

Mother’s Day Deals For Mom


Did you know that Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants across the U.S.? Apparently, if Mom isn’t cooking, nobody is!  Since the odds are pretty good that you’ll go out to eat this Sunday, here’s a list of area restaurants that are offering freebies, gifts, food/drink specials, or discounts as a […]

March of Dimes March for Babies Colorado Walk Saturday, April 26


According to the March of Dimes, prematurity is the leading killer of newborns in America. Preterm birth can happen to any pregnant woman, which is why it’s important women are educated about prenatal care.  The March of Dimes March for Babies Walk on Saturday, April 26. You can find more information here:   March […]

Promise Walk for Preeclampsia Denver – May 4, 2014


  Pregnancy and childbirth are normally a time of joy and excitement in the life of a woman and her family.  The impending addition is meticulously planned for and awaited.  Usually pregnancies progress without complication. Unfortunately, for about 7% of women, a serious condition arises called preeclampsia.  This serious disease of pregnancy most often occurs […]

Just Between Friends of Denver March 20-23

Just Between Friends Denver Coupon Free Admission

It’s that time of year again!  Just Between Friends of Denver, Metro Denver’s largest semi-annual children’s consignment sale, kicks off the Spring/Summer sale this week at the National Western Complex. Find over 80,000 bargains on everything for kids: brand-name clothing, baby equipment, toys, books, games, shoes, bicycles, outdoor play things, games and more. Expect to […]

LEGOLAND is Coming to Denver!

Flying LEGO

Well, okay, not the entire theme park, wouldn’t THAT be awesome! But they are bringing two of their master builders for a fun and unique event outside of the Children’s Museum this Saturday, March 8, 2014.  LEGOLAND® California Resort introduces the “Model Builder Challenge”, featuring the Park’s Master Model Builders, Tim Sams and Rob McCarthy, […]