DÍA DEL NIÑO @ Museum of Nature & Science April 30th

Dia del Nino 2017


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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Center to honor all children on this SCFD Community Free Day. In addition to FREE general admission for all visitors, the celebration will include special performances, music, and activities for the entire family.

Parking for Día del Niño: Limited free parking is available at the Museum, therefore alternative transportation is recommended. Additional free parking will be available at East High School, 1600 City Park Esplanade, and Manual High School, 1700 E. 28th Ave. Free shuttle buses will run throughout the day between the Museum and the high schools from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

The Museum’s Dia del Nino SCFD Community Free Day is part of a weekend-long celebration. Visit these organization’s websites to find out about special programs and discounts.


Lyft ridesharing service is offering $5 off the first three rides for new users with the code DMNSNEW2017. Existing Lyft users can get 20% off one ride to or from the Museum between 8 AM – 6 PM on April 30th, use the code KIDS17.

Sunday, April 30

  • Grupo Tlaloc Danza Azteca
  • Denver Public Library
  • Fiesta Colorado
  • Los Chinelos
  • Museo de las Americas
  • RAFT Colorado
  • Phamaly Theatre Company
  • Koffi Togo Vibe
  • Alliance Français de Denver


Los Chinelos

These costumed, masked dancers’ performances blend indigenous and Catholic traditions in the spirit of Carnival.


Vive la France! Story Time in Discovery Zone

Join Alliance Française de Denver for songs and stories in French, and create a French-themed craft.


Koffi Togo Vibe

Get ready to be bouncing out of your seats! Koffi Togo Vibe celebrates Afro-Jazz with a large ensemble full of African drums, strings and horns. They strive to promote global musical awareness with striking melodies and catchy grooves.


Grupo Tlaloc Danza Azteca

Based out of Denver Colorado, GRUPO TLALOC Danza Azteca is a traditional Mexica/Azteca group embodied of Chicano/Mexicano families and students of all ages dedicated to preserving and nourishing the ancient knowledge of their ancestors.


Fiesta Colorado

Specializing in Mexican and Spanish dance, Fiesta Colorado educates young people in historic dance forms by bringing them to life.


Kalama Polynesian Dancers

These traditional Polynesian dancers will expand your world with dances from the islands of Tahiti, Hawaii, Somoa and New Zealand.


Phamaly Theatre Company

Phamaly is an award-winning Denver theater company whose cast is entirely made up of performers living with disabilities across the spectrum (physical, cognitive, and emotional).




Petting Zoo

Enjoy some hands-on learning with some of your favorite animals.


The Reading Rocket

Climb aboard the Denver Public Library bookmobile and browse great books for kids in English and Spanish.


Noble Energy

Build energy efficient models and learn how technology has reduced the impact of the oil and gas industry on our planet.


Free Face Painting

Get your face painted with a fun design!


Plus, visit Lollipop for balloon animals, “Mr. Bones” the life-size dinosaur puppet, sign up for the MY Denver Card, and stop by to chat with Telemundo and with Denver Public Schools/EducaRadio.