Do you and your family have a day to spend having an great time? We’re here to help! Arvada is a family-friendly city with TONS of activities for everyone. Based on your areas of interest, please contact us, and we can even customize a Family Fun Day for you! Have a favorite family fun day of your own? We would love to hear about it.
Hit the Apex Center for fun indoor activities that will burn calories! The Apex Center has 2 ice skating rinks, a climbing wall, outdoor pools open in the summer, and an incredible indoor water park open year round!
Visit Majestic View Nature Center. Majestic View has a great welcome center that has tons of valuable information about local flora and fauna, as well as what you will be able to see around the park. If it’s a beautiful day, take a stroll on one of the many paths in the area to get a truly majestic view! BONUS: You might be in luck! Majestic View offers many classes a month for all age levels. Check them out and see if you can fit one in!
Head to Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge to take a break from the city! Two Ponds is the smallest national wildlife refuge in the country, but it is a true treat. Walk 100 feet into the refuge and feel like you are truly isolated in nature!
Get your fishing poles together and head down to the Arvada Reservoir! The reservoir is stocked with fish on a consistent basis. Pack a lunch and enjoy the view! Make sure the Reservoir is open, and get details here.
Weather not cooperating? Burn some calories inside at Sky Zone Arvada – our very own indoor trampoline park conveniently located right off I-70 at the Wadsworth exit!
Breakfast: Arvada is well-known in the Denver metro area for having some awesome food options, and breakfast is no exception! Hit up local favorite The Egg & I for delicious choices for all ages! Whether you’re looking for an excellent benedict, an interesting scramble, or decadent french toast, we guarantee everyone will find something they will enjoy!
Lunch: Try something a little different but guaranteed to please at Mannekin Frites! An original Belgian eatery, Mannekin Frites has fries, TONS of different sauces, sandwiches and hot dogs!
Dinner: Head to Homegrown Tap & Dough in Olde Town for options sure to please every member of the family! Whether you are a plain pepperoni person, an adventurous pizza eater, or would rather have a sandwich, Homegrown has something for all.
Dessert: Don’t miss Scrumptious, a locally-famous ice creamery with tons of unique flavors. Scrumptious is also a candy shop fully stocked with every kind of candy imaginable, so be prepared to get blown away!
** Remember to always check out our event calendar to see if there’s something fun happening on the day of your visit!