What to do with Kids in Boulder this Weekend, June 3-4 2017

by Rachel Daly
What to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Build a craft at Home Depot, challenge your child’s adventurous side at Burning Can Festival, take a stroll at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, head over to the Taste of Louisville, let your kids climb and explore tucks at Touch a Truck, discover The Hill’s new Summer Sundays kids events, Bring the family dog to the Garden Pawty Parade, or celebrate the great outdoors at Superior’s National Trails Day event! All happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

Build a Tic Tac Toe Game at Home Depot

what to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesty of Home Depot

When: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Where: Home Depot, 1600 29th Street Boulder, CO 80301

Time: Drop in between 9 AM and 12 PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Bring your child to Home Depot for a hands-on workshop! You and your child can build a wooden tic-tac-toe game to play with family or friends almost anywhere. Once the project is complete, your child can personalize their game board and pieces with paint and stickers. All kids get to keep their project, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

Burning Can Festival

What to do with Kids in Boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesy Oskar Blues Facebook Page

When: June 3-4

Where:  Bohn Park, 199 2nd Ave, Lyons, CO 80540

Time: Events start at 8AM

Cost: $5 – $65 + Cost of optional extras. Tickets can be purchased here.

Kids and parents alike are sure to have a blast at The Burning Can Festival at Lyons Outdoor Games! For 2017 Oskar Blues & the Town of Lyons have combined two festivals to create the best weekend of the year. The Burning Can Festival promises to be the perfect weekend for lovers of adventure, beer, music, and camping. To start the day, you can take on a trail running relay with your best buds, take a mountain bike on the local single track, or laugh with the kids in a huge KidZone. As 60+ breweries start pouring their beers, festivalgoers can check out dog jumping, a slackline competition, or BMX dirt jumping while enjoying over 200 canned craft beers. The music begins with Mo Lowda & The Humble, Orgone and builds to a performance by RUBBLEBUCKET! When the music ends, the lighting of the ‘Can’ caps off the night and the stars fill the sky as campsites are filled at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Mellow Sunday morning activities include yoga, hikes, strong coffee, and fresh breakfast tacos. For the full schedule click here.

The mission of Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games is to raise funds and awareness for the Can’d Aid Foundation and the Town of Lyons Park, Recreation and Cultural Department and to keep Lyons growing as a vibrant, unique and outdoor-oriented Colorado community. Our vision is simple: for every person to leave Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games stoked to live a more adventurous life! Leashed dogs are welcome. Tent and Camping Spots are available to reserve when you purchase your ticket online.

Boulder Farmer’s Market

What to Do with Kids in Boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesy Boulder County Farmer’s Market

When: Saturday, June 3

Where: 13th Street next to Central Park, Boulder, CO 80308

Time: 10AM – 2PM

Cost: FREE

The Boulder Farmers’ Market is a great way to shop for local fruit, flowers and veggies, but you will also find a ton of food ready to eat, crafts, local honey, and so much more! Kids love the market’s friendly, fun environment.

Taste of Louisville

What to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesy Louisville Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page

When: June 3

Where:  Historic Main Street, Louisville, CO 80027

Time: 9AM – 4PM (Taste of Louisville Race begins at 8:30 AM)

Cost: Free

A local favorite, Taste of Louisville returns June 3 to celebrate Louisville’s amazing selection of food and drink! Check out Louisville’s fine restaurants, favorite local breweries, arts & craft booths, and of course, kid’s entertainment. Don’t miss the Louis-Palooza which features local bands performing at the Steinbaugh Pavilion.

Touch A Truck

What to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesy City of Louisville Fire Department Facebook Page

When: June 3

Where: Louisville Rec Center, Louisville, CO 80027

Time: 9AM –11:30AM

Cost: Free

The City of Louisville is also hosting a “Touch a Truck” event this weekend, featuring big trucks, fire trucks, small trucks, dump trucks, long trucks, fun trucks, work trucks, cars, trains and so much more!! Come touch, climb on and explore your favorite vehicles including big rigs, fire engines, police cars, construction trucks. Touch a Truck can be loud, ear plugs are recommended for those with noise concerns.

The Hill Summer Sundays

what to do with kids in boulder this weekend

When: Sunday, June 4

Where: The Hill,

Time: 8AM – 11AM

Cost: Free

In partnership with Daily Camera and City of Boulder Colorado Government, The Hill has announced a FREE new event series:
Summer Sundays on The Hill! Every Sunday in June and July from 8-11:00 AM, 13th Street will be closed to host free outdoor yoga and barre classes, as well as free just-for-kids-fun and community activities. Parking is FREE on Sundays, too! All activities are FREE.

This Sunday’s kickoff activities include:
9:00 a.m. Outdoor Barre class with The Dailey Method Boulder
City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks introduction to Summer Programs and Animals
Kids’ Bike Station and Free Safety Checks from Full Cycle on the Hill
Bubble-blowing station
Live music

The Garden Pawty Pet Parade

What to do with kids in boulder this weekend

When: June 4 (Rain Date: June 11)

Where:  Twenty Ninth Street Retail District

Time: 12:30 PM

Cost: Free

The Garden Pawty Pet Parade, hosted by the Boulder Home & Garden Fair, will benefit Summit Dog Rescue.  Registration begins at 12, pet parade starts at 12:30.  Every dog wins a prize and top prizes will be awarded for best costumes!  Strutt Your Mutt for a great cause.  Suggested donation is $5 per dog, all proceeds go to Summit Dog Rescue. Click here for the registration form.

The parade will be held at the Boulder Home & Garden Fair featuring 60+ vendors including local builders, landscape and garden specialists, an array of home improvement and green living experts, as well as live music all day with food trucks on-site.

National Trails Day in Superior

What to do with kids in Boulder this weekend

When: June 4

Where:  Coalton Trailhead – McCaslin Blvd. and Coalton Road

Time: 9 AM – 12PM (Run at 8:15)

Cost: Free

Kids will discover, learn and have fun on the Superior trail system with a morning of cool activities for National Trails Day. Run with the Running Club on a 1-2 mile out-and-back that meets at the Coalton Trailhead at 8:15 AM. See a bald eagle, owl and hawk with Hawk Quest from 9:30-10:30 AM. Touch a live snake with the Center for Snake Conservation from 11:00 am-12:00 PM. Learn about trails with the Boulder County Rangers. Talk about Leave No Trace with the Boy Scouts. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, chair and your love for trails!

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