Denver7 list of the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, March 3-5, 2017

Posted at 12:44 PM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 14:44:15-05

Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy.  Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend.  

Thursday - Sunday

Boulder International Film Festival

What: Considered one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World,” the Boulder International Film Fest will feature both local and international films.  Catch a flick or two, engage in thought-provoking discussions, or just join the celebration of fine film making. 

Where: Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder, Colo.; and various locations in Boulder and Longmont

When: Thursday – Saturday; Various times (Check website for details)

Admission: $14 - Single Screening; Special event and package pricing available.  

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Thursday - Sunday

Denver Restaurant Week

What: It’s your last chance to take advantage of the special menus offered at your favorite Denver hot spots.  Denver’s Annual Restaurant Week is winding down, so make your reservations now!   

Where: Participating restaurants throughout Metro Denver. (Visit website for complete list.)

When: Special Menus available through Sunday, March 5th

Admission: Multi-course dinners at tasty prices; varies by restaurant.

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Thursday - Sunday

Colorado RV, Sports, Boat & Travel Show

What: With the warm temperatures in the forecast this weekend, there is no time like the present to start planning your summer adventures.   Check out the latest RVs, campers, and boats, fishing and hunting gear, vacation ideas and more at the Colorado RV, Sports, Boat and Travel Show.  There will be great deals to be found on all your favorite outdoor activities.

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street, Denver, Colo. 

When: Thursday & Friday: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: $10 – Adults; Kids 12 years and under are free.

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Colorado Mammoth vs. Calgary Roughnecks

What:  The Colorado Mammoth are home to face the Calgary Roughnecks.  Experience the fast-paced action that is indoor lacrosse.  Great entertainment for the whole family.

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, Colo.

When: Friday: 7:30 p.m.

Admission: Tickets start at $10

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Saturday - Sunday

Rocky Mountain Train Show

What:  All aboard!  Touted as the largest train show west of the Mississippi, the Rocky Mountain Train Show will impress train lovers of all ages.  Browse hundreds of tables of toy trains for sale, admire the working model train displays, or sit in on a how-to clinic covering topics from setting up your first model train set to real railroad operations.  And be sure the kids visit the Kids Corner, which will be full of hands-on fun for the little conductors.

Where: Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Avenue, Denver, Colo.

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: $10 – Adults; Kids under 12 years, Scouts in uniform and Active Duty Military are free.

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Denver Art Museum Free Day

What: Enjoy a free day at the Denver Art Museum.  In fact, you can enjoy free general admission on the first Saturday of every month. (Special exhibitions require separate ticket.)

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, Colo.

When: Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Admission: Free

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Family Fun Day:  Iditarod 2017

What: Enjoy a family fun day to celebrate the annual running of the Iditarod.  Watch the live start of the race on the giant screen, learn how the dog racers use the night sky to navigate and get your picture taken with a live wolf.  Plus, Alaska themed crafts and other fun activities.  All museum activities included with admission. 

Where:  CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria Street, Parker, Colo.

When:  Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: $15 – Adults; $10 – Kids 3-12 years; Kids under 3 years are free.

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