KUSA - The holiday of the Easter Bunny, egg hunts and candy galore is finally here! What better way to celebrate than by attending the top Easter events going on in Colorado! Don't worry…..if you're not up for celebrating there are also other entertaining events for you to attend. So sit back, relax and enjoy the weekend for what it's worth. Plus we've even added an interactive Google Map to help guide you with your weekend planning …how much better could it get?
Bunny Express Train- April 19- Golden http://bit.ly/1gMDaVV.
Hop aboard the Bunny Express this Saturday for an adventure you won't regret. This railroad has been transporting bunnies and eggs for decades and now it's your turn! Spike and the Easter Bunny will be handing out delicious candy and the Depot General will be offering tons of gift ideas for this year's baskets. If you want to lose track of time and enjoy the holiday, come by the Colorado Railroad Museum this Saturday …choo choo!
National BBQ Tour Visits- Denver- April 19- Denver
Everyone get your fun shades out because the National BBQ Tour is visiting Denver this weekend! This event is considered the largest and richest BBQ, ever. Competitors will be vying for their chance to compete in nationals at the Sam's Club headquarters in Arkansas. With over thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs, who could go wrong?
Once Upon a Race- April 19- Denver http://bit.ly/1hZnA5g.
All you Disney fans listen up! Brace yourselves for a modern race combined with trilling twists, glitter, magic and hints of darkness from our most favorite fairy tales. This is an urban event where fairy tales collide with the modern world. The race starts in Downtown Denver this Saturday. Teams will face a course created to stump them at every twist and turn. Can you imagine hundreds of people-dressed in glitter costumes ready to fight and compete for cash and prizes? In this battle only the strong will survive - good luck!
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny- April 19 & April 20-Denver http://bit.ly/1nsMkrP.
Who wouldn't want to splurge on breakfast with the one and only Easter Bunny?! Head on over to the Downtown Aquarium for a full feast. There will also be an Easter egg hunt plus photos with the famous bunny. You're ticket also includes 50 percent off exhibit entry and 15 percent off retail purchases. Don't forget to reserve your tickets in advance.
Dolls and Toys Galore-April 18- Denver http://bit.ly/1ld9kts.
If you're an avid doll and toy collector well then head on over to the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys. Join staff for a 45-minute tour and learn all about the historic home that houses the museum plus discover the collections of iconic dolls and vintage toys the museum has to offer. If you can't make this tour, a guided tour can also be schedule by appointment for groups.
Rocky Mountain Pet Expo- April 19- Denver http://bit.ly/1gEeUBX.
If you have pets, than this is the event to be attending this weekend! There will be tons of entertainment, a cutest pet contest with fabulous prizes and tons of pet-friendly vendors to splurge on! The best part - admission is free plus you're more than welcome to bring your furry little friends along for the adventure!
Roll-Colorado Proud- April 18- Denver http://bit.ly/PQwSej.
This epic laser show that turns the EXDO into some of Colorado's most famous landmarks and attractions! There will be a DJ, drinks, and roller skating! Doors open at 9 p.m. and presale tickets are available in advance. So come support Colorado, lace up your skates and roll the night away.
Easter Egg Hunt at Mile High- April 19- Henderson http://bit.ly/1r30KPv.
Hop on over to the Mile High Flea Market this Saturday for a fun-filled Easter hunt extravaganza. Eggs will be scattered all around the market and several prizes will be given out once the hunt is over! This is the perfect event to attend with your little ones. Don't forget to bring your camera so you can take a picture with the Easter Bunny.
Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks- April 20- Morrison bit.ly/1hSfQYB
Service/music starts at 6:00 am. Gates open at 4:30 am. You are encouraged to arrive no later than 5:00am to provide time for parking and accending the Red Rocks ramps. Dress casually and warmly in layers. Admittance and parking are free.
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If you aren't keen on driving to the events, here are some alternative-transportation suggestions:
Taxi - Call 303-333-3333, 303-444-4444 or 303-777-7777. For Uber, text an address and city to 827-222.
Light Rail - Visithttp://www.rtd-denver.com/lightrail.shtmlto plot your route
Bus - Visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/ to plot your route