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.
Friday and Saturday
Halloween Kids Fest at the Downtown Aquarium
What: Enjoy a kid-friendly Halloween celebration filled with games, crafts, activities, costume contest and more.
Where: Downtown Aquarium, 700 Water Street, Denver.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m-9 p.m.
Admission: Kids ages 3-11 in costume get 1/2 price admission with purchase of adult ticket.
Pumpkin Patch (Ages 2-8)
What: Come paint a pumpkin, take a swing at a piñata, wear you’re costume in out costume parade and more.
Where: Montclair Recreation Center, 729 Ulster Way, Denver
Saturday: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
More Information: Call: 720-865-0560
Lowry Halloween Festival & Schools Expo
What: Come trick-or-treat in the Lowry town Center shops. Take a hay ride, enjoy the magic show, balloon sculpting, pumpkin painting and parents don’t miss the Schools Expo, featuring public and private schools in and around Lowry.
Where: Lowry Town Center shops, Quebec Street at East 2nd Avenue, Denver
Saturday: 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
More Information: http://thelowrytowncenter.com/contact.php
The Highland Hunt
What: Free activities include trick-or-treating, mechanical-bull rides, live music, a costume contest, street performers, piñata stations, and cake-walk. A $5 per child all-inclusive activity pass gains access to the popular horse-driven hayride (adults ride free with paying child), bounce houses, face-painting and pumpkin patch.
Where: The Highland Haunt, Zuni Street and W. 32nd Avenue, Denver
Saturday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
More Information: http://www.highlandhaunt.com/Highland_Haunt/Welcome.html
What: Come join us for our third annual HalloWheels event! Dress up in a costume or just wear seasonal orange. Fall fun for the whole family.
Where: The Bike Depot, 2825 Fairfax St., Denver
Saturday: 3 p.m.
Admission: For registration information go to: http://greaterparkhill.org/2013/10/03/family-friendly-fall-events-in-park-hill/
More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/293797644096057/
What: The 10th Annual Denver Gorilla Run will host over 1,500 individuals in lower downtown Denver wearing gorilla costumes and geared up to hit the 5K course by feet or wheels. This Halloween event brings out the creative side in everyone as many suited souls dress up their gorilla costumes for a good cause. The 5K fun run, walk, ride takes participants on a scenic course through Lower downtown and the Platte River Valley.
Where: Wynkoop Brewing Company at 1634 18th Street, Denver
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. (registration from 9:00am to 10:30am)
Admission: For registration information go to: http://www.denvergorillarun.com/registration.html
More Information: http://www.denvergorillarun.com/index.html
Saturday and Sunday
Boo at the Zoo After Dark
What: Start off the annual event with a special nighttime edition with nocturnal creatures.
Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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