Denver Free Days 2017

Photo Courtesy of DMNS

By Vicki Little

Family fun is even better when it is free, and thanks to SCFD funding and corporate sponsorships, there are many free days at Denver-area attractions. Mark your calendars! This list was created by visiting the various websites and information from the SCFD. Please verify days and times before you go!

Denver Botanic Gardens,  1007 York Street, Denver

January 16 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
February 20 (Presidents’ Day)
March 22 (World Water Day)
April 2
June 14
July 17
August 29
November 10 and 11 (Winter Market)

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield,  8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton

January 3
February 7
March 7
April 4
June 6
July 15 (Lavender Festival)
August 1
November 7

Children’s Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver

The museum is free from 4-8pm on the following days:

January 3
February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2
June 6
*July 11
August 1
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5

*Rescheduled date due to Independence Day

Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver

The Denver Art Museum is free every day for children 18 years and younger from now until Spring 2020.

January 7
February 4
March 4
April 1
April 30 (Dia del Niños)
May 6
June 3
July 1
August 5
September 2
September 9 (Friendship Powwow)
October 7
November 4
December 2

Denver Firefighters Museum, 1326 Tremont Pl., Denver

Seniors 65+ are free the second Saturday of every month

January 7
February 11 (Burn Awareness Week)
August 19
September 2 (Grandparents free with their grandkids)
October 14

Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys,  1880 Gaylord St., Denver

January 1
February 5
March 2
April 2
May 7
June 4
July 2
August 6
September 3
October 1
November 5
December 3

Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver

January 22
February 27
March 13
April 10
April 30 (Dia del Niños)
June 4
August 6
August 28
September 17
October 16
November 13
December 10

Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver

January 12
January 20-21
February 2
February 12-13
November 3
November 6
November 16

History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver

April 30 (Dia del Niños)
August 1 (Colorado Day)

Molly Brown Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania St., Denver
Free museum admission for the residents of: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties

January 20
March 28
June 3
August 1 (Colorado Day)
September 22
November 10 (Veteran’s Day)
Vicki Little is a work-at-home mom with two children. A Colorado native, she spends her time writing, sitting in the bleachers for her daughter’s gymnastics, and engaging in spirited debates with her son. In her free time…well, she is still waiting for some of that.

 

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