On this beautiful day Denver residents would normally be celebrating the vibrancy and magic of children.
Día del Niño is a celebration of youth and families observed worldwide and gaining much in popularity here in Denver. Hundreds of attendees enjoy free access to indoor and outdoor art exhibitions and participate in the family-friendly festivities, including live music, dance, storytelling, arts and crafts, and fun.
Each year Two large events featuring a variety of performers and activities are held in Denver. The Denver Art Museum complex and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science both treat children, their parents and spectators to an array of entertainment. Several dance groups perform traditional dances from various parts of Mexico and Latin America. Here is a pictorial look back at some of those celebrations.
Photos by Joe Contreras, Latin Life America Media