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Spring 2021 Colorado Mountain Events for Families

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Spring is in full swing here in Colorado! We have snowstorms, rain, sun, clouds, and everything in between! As we get less and less snow and more and more sun, the urge to get outside in this amazing place is getting stronger. COVID restrictions have decreased and hopefully, we can keep it that way. Fewer restrictions mean more EVENTS with more people than just immediate family members. Organized events in the mountains of Colorado are slowly making their comeback. If you and your family are looking to get out and do something there are fun, family-friendly, events scheduled as well as plenty of options to make your own family event, which we are all pros at by now!

May First Friday Silverthorne Art Stroll

WHEN: Friday, May 7, 2021
WHERE: Blue River Trail, Silverthorne, CO
TIME: 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
COST: FREE
WHY: First Fridays have always been a community and family favorite! Head to the river trail and take a stroll while enjoying live music from a great line-up. This art-filled event expands to the town of Silverthorne with participating businesses like The Bakers’ Brewery. Check out for information on the event page https://www.silverthorne.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/3679/18.

Musician playing cello along the Blue River
Image Courtesy of Silverthorne.org

Community Clean-Up Days

WHEN: Saturday, May 8, 2021, AND Wednesday, May 12, 2021
WHERE: Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, 183 Gore Creek Dr, Ste 7, Vail, CO
TIME: 10 AM-2 PM
COST: FREE
WHY: Come out to support the community and help beautify the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens! Work tools will be provided but the garden staff requests you bring your own work gloves and water bottle. There will be pizza provided for volunteers, please be sure to RSVP to this event to ensure they know you are coming to help! You can RSVP for the 8th at https://bettyfordalpinegardens.org/event/community-garden-clean-up-day/ or for the 12th at https://bettyfordalpinegardens.org/event/community-garden-clean-up-day-2/. Check out the rest of the website for more events!

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail
Image Courtesy of Vail Daily

Spring Ice Skating Show

WHEN: Saturday, May 22, 2021
WHERE: Stephen E. West Ice Arena, 189 Boreas Pass Rd, Breckenridge, CO
TIME: 4 PM-9 PM
COST: Starting at $7, Kids 3 and Under are FREE
WHY: This performance is given by local youths who have been practicing these routines for months! This is a great way to support the community and perhaps introduce a new sport to the kiddos! Please buy tickets from the front desk on the day of or buy tickets online at https://www.breckenridgerecreation.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/47450/1842?npage=3.

Little kids ice skating dressed up as the seven dwarves from Snow White
Image Courtesy of Summit Daily

Spring Family Mountain Bike Day

WHEN: Saturday, May 22, 2021
WHERE: Ruby Hill Bike Park, West Jewell Avenue, Denver, CO
TIME: 10am-2pm
COST: FREE
WHY: This great Foothills event is perfect if you or anyone in your family are new to mountain biking or want to brush up on some skills before the summer riding season! It will be a great event hosted by some awesome local companies to get us out there this year! Do not worry if you do not have a bike, you can borrow theirs! Please RSVP for this event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-family-mountain-bike-day-tickets-145316177599.

Young girls on mountain bikes with a dog
Image Courtesy of Singletracks.com

Spring also known as Mud Season is a great time to try new things, revisit old haunts, and enjoy your family! Let us know if there are any events we should know about and maybe we will see you there!