7NEWS' list of the 7 Things To Do in Denver this weekend (May 3-5, 2013)

DENVER - Every weekend, 7NEWS compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy.  Here are our picks of the 7 Things To Do this weekend.



Niwot Native American Film Festival

What: Native American Film Festival presenting award winning documentaries, narrative shorts, animation and feature films from the work of Native American independent filmmakers.

Where: Elysian Fields Auction Company, 6924 79th Street, Niwot, Colo.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: Niwot Native American Film Festival



Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Celebration

What: Celebrate the birthday of one of America’s greatest legends, William “Buffalo Bill” Cody. In the grand tradition of parties, the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave will host the annual Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebration. Sing Happy Birthday, eat cake, play games and maybe even learn a thing or two on this very festive free day.

Where: Buffalo Bill's Museum and Grave, 987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, Colo.


Saturday: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information:   Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Celebration


Boulder Art and Jazz Festival

What: Lots of Music, Food, Arts & Crafts in a Cajun Styled New Orleans Festival

Where: Pearl St. Pub and Cellar, 1108 Pearl St., Boulder, Colo.


Saturday: 10 a.m.

Admission: Free

More Information:  Boulder Art and Jazz Festival


VALVERDE BAZAAR Urban Outdoor Market

What: Come and see some emerging artisans and small independent Colorado businesses selling a diverse selection of vintage, antique and hand crafted objects, including art, rugs, furniture, jewelry, garden planters, ceramics, glass and gifts. Over 50 businesses will set up shop in the outdoor space of Eron Johnson Antiques, with booths set in among our garden antiques and architectural artifacts.

Where: Eron Johnson Antiques, 389 South Lipan Street, Denver

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: VALVERDE BAZAAR Urban Outdoor Market


25th Annual Estes Park Duck Race

What: The Duck Race is simple. You “adopt” little rubber duckies and select one of 65 different Estes Valley charities to benefit. But that’s not all, there are Prizes galore! If your little ducky is one of the lucky winners, you might win all kinds of prizes. It’s a fun family outing with lots of music and entertainment.

Where: Nicky’s Steakhouse, 1350 U.S. 34, Estes Park, Colo.


Saturday: 12 p.m.

Admission: $20

More Information: 25th Annual Estes Park Duck Race


SafeSplash Swim School's 2nd Annual Spring Fling

What: Bring your family for a fun day at SafeSplash Swim School at the 2nd annual Spring Fling. Kids get to meet officiers from different police departments in our area and local firefighters and learn about safety with a 911 demonstration. Kisa will enjoy a bunch of activities including a bouncy house, arts and crafts and a variety of sponsor offerings with free items.

Where: SafeSplash Swim School, 12240 Lioness Way, Parker, Colo.


Saturday: 8 a.m.

Admission: Free

More Information:  SafeSplash Swim School's 2nd Annual Spring Fling

Saturday and Sunday

26th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival and Parade

What: Spice up your weekend and head to Civic Center Park for the largest two-day Cinco de Mayo celebration in the country. Mexican culture fills the park with arts and crafts, Mariachi bands, colorfully costumed Aztec Folklorico dancers, three stages featuring traditional and contemporary Latino entertainment and a variety of Mecxican culinary delights.

Where: Civic Center Park, Broadway and Colfax Avenue, Denver


Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m.

Admission: Free

More Information: 26th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival and Parade

If you have a future event that you want featured in our 7 Things To Do This Weekend article, send an email to justin.adams@kmgh.com.



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