What to Do with Kids in Boulder this Weekend, October 14 – 15, 2017

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

This weekend, get the kids out of the house to enjoy some of these great local events! Ghostbusters in the park, fall festivals, sleep over at the Butterfly Pavilion and so much more. Happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

Cult Classics at Central Park – Ghostbusters (PG-13)

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When: Friday, October 13, 2017

Where: Central Park, 1236 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 6:30 PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages (Movie is PG-13, Parents use your own discretion)

Blue has teamed up with the City of Boulder, Boulder Beer, KGNU and the Boulder Weekly to bring back Cult Classics at Central Park– a series of three cult classic movies to be shown at Central Park the first three Fridays in October. We’ll have a beer garden from Boulder Beer with proceeds benefiting The Blue Foundation and KGNU, food trucks There will also be food trucks, so come hungry and support local businesses. Tonight, Friday, October 13, the movie will be Ghostbusters (PG-13)! The venue opens at 6:30 p.m. with the movie starting around dusk. Be sure to bring your blankets & chairs to enjoy these FREE movie events. For more information, call 303.413.7200 or visit www.BoulderCultClassics.com.

Zoo Snooze Family Overnight

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Photo Courtesy Butterfly Pavilion

When: Saturday, October 14 – Sunday, October 15, 2017

Where: Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020

Time: 6 PM Saturday – 8:45 AM Sunday

Cost: Tickets: $60 Member/person, $50 Members/person. Groups of 5 or more $40/person. Tickets available here.

Ages: Ages 3+

Get ready for a ZOOpendous, kid-friendly, family overnight where you and your kids can explore the secret world of Butterfly Pavilion after dark at the Zoo Snooze Family Overnight. Pizza dinner, snacks and Snooze breakfast included! For ages 3+. Adult accompaniment required. For a full itinerary and detailed info, click here.

Kids Club at Village at the Peaks

When: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Where: Village at the Peaks, 1250 S Hover St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Join Village at the Peaks for its monthly Kids Club event, hosted by Next Door. It’s FUN and FREE for the whole family! Activities Include: free samples from Next Door! Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Train Rides, Giant Legos on the lawn, Kids Craft, Photo-Op and Petting Zoo.

Alaya’s 21st Annual Ratna Rumpus

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Photo Courtesy Jeff and Paige

When: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Where: Naropa University – Performing Arts Center, 2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 10:00 – 11:45 AM

Cost: Tickets: $18/person, Ticket includes one raffle ticket. Children under 1 are FREE.

Ages: All Ages

Alaya Preschool‘s Fall Fundraiser, the Ratna Rumpus is full of fun events for kids. Face painting, fall crafts, snacks and cider from 10:00-10:45, followed by a concert by Jeff and Paige. Admission $18 and includes one raffle ticket. Children under 1 year free. Tickets also available at the door – cash, check or charge.

Happy Fall Ya’ll

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When: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Where: Due South Lafayette, 802 S Public Rd Suite A, Lafayette, CO 80026

Time: 9AM – 6PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Happy Fall Ya’ll event at Due South on Saturday October 14th!! Stop by at 9AM to receive free treats of Krispy Kreme & pumpkin spice lattes! Bring the kiddos for pumpkin painting & a fun photo booth. Giveaways throughout the day, $2 off Annie Sloan Paint and live music.

Pumpkin Pie Days: Vintage & Antique Market

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Photo Courtesy St. Vrain Historical Society

When: October 14 – 15, 2017

Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

Time: Saturday 10AM – 5PM, Sunday 11AM – 4PM

Cost: $5/person, Children under 12 are FREE

Ages: All Ages

Pumpkin Pie Days: Vintage & Antique Market will be held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. The market features high end dealers and collectors in: furniture, books, primitives, décor, toys, fine jewelry, costume jewelry, vintage clothing, plus much, much more! The show also includes glass grinder, bake sale, and art show. Admissions and café sales benefit The St. Vrain Historical Society‘s mission of historic preservation and education in the community.

Fall Fest at North Boulder Park

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When: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Where: North Boulder Park

Time: 5:30PM – 8:30PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Come out to North Boulder Park on October 15th for The Well‘s Fall Fest. All are welcome. The Broncos games will be playing, food will be provided as well as face painting, pumpkin painting, kickball and much more.

Visit a Local Pumpkin Patch

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Photo Courtesy 7th Generation Farm

There are a ton of great pumpkin patches in and around Boulder! Check out this blog post listing nine of Boulder’s local pumpkin patches. The list includes an interactive map as well as detailed descriptions of each pumpkin patch and their fall festivities.

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