THRILLS & ENTERTAINMENT FOR KIDS

There’s Fun for All at A Taste of Colorado.

The KidZone is a family-friendly area offering free activities for children of all ages. The KidzStage has music, dance, magicians, and comedy! Kids will have a blast expressing themselves while creating a variety of fun and easy paper crafts – all for free! Or check out the Music Sound Station made of recycled materials, families can try their hand at music making with drumming tables, chimes, melody pipes and a PVC pipe xylophone.

Carnival rides and games will be at the festival on Lincoln and Colfax, Saturday through Monday. Festival attendees can capture a bird’s eye view of downtown Denver by riding the Century Wheel, zoom around in circles on the Music Express, and, enjoy the classics like the Zipper and Zero Gravity. Six children and seven adult rides will be open. All rides are individually priced by tickets or wristbands can be purchased for all day rides.

FEED YOUR CREATIVE SIDE

In the Artisan Demonstration area, families can learn about Colorado artists’ traditions. Artisans meticulously craft items by hand, using their expertise and artistry to create beautiful objects. Featured artisans will demonstrate spinning, weaving, lace crocheting, knitting, felting, woodcarving, Chinese calligraphy, blacksmithing, and demonstrations of Navajo culture including weaving and beading. Take time to stop and observe – you may discover a hidden talent!

KID’S CRAFTS

Kids will have a blast expressing themselves while creating a variety of fun and easy paper crafts in the Kids’ Crafts Tent – all for free!

THE BABY OASIS, A CONVENIENCE AREA FOR MOMS & FAMILIES

Nursing mothers and families can visit the Baby Oasis, a convenient area located in the KidZone for parents to nurse, change diapers, and relax in a private environment complete with a rocking chair. An assortment of supplies will be provided, including diapers and baby wipes.

HAVE A KID-SIZED PORTION OF SOMETHING TASTY & EXOTIC

Kid-friendly Food Vendors will be located along the perimeter of the KidZone selling hot dogs, pretzels, popcorn, and more. A Taste of Colorado is also an opportunity for parents to encourage their children to try cuisine from the Middle East, Mongolia, Ethiopia, Jamaica, India, and Poland, as many of the restaurants offer “taste-sized” portions for three to four tickets.

Other attractions located in the center of Civic Center Park include Water Balls (also known as “human hamster balls”), Eurobungy Trampolines, a Climbing Wall, 6 children’s Inflatable Rides, and an Obstacle Course. These attractions take Taste tickets only; carnival wristbands cannot be used for these activities in Civic Center Park.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Other attractions located in the center of Civic Center Park include Water Balls (also known as “human hamster balls”), Eurobungy Trampolines, a Climbing Wall, 6 children’s Inflatable Rides, and an Obstacle Course. These attractions take Taste tickets only; carnival wristbands cannot be used for these activities in Civic Center Park.

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