The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Center to host the ninth annual Día del Niño on May 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum’s in-person celebration will include multicultural music and dance performances, face painting and crafts. The celebration will also include performances by Los Chinelos, the Colorado Asian Cultural Center and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. Additional activities include the Denver Parks and Recreation Climbing Wall, CaveSim and Face Painting with la Payasita Paletita. Día del Niño guests will enjoy 50% off admission to the temporary exhibition “Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs.”

Limited free parking is available at the Museum, so alternative transportation is highly encouraged. Reserve your tickets ahead of time online to join us for the in-person celebration. For more information about the Museum’s Día del Niño celebration or to reserve your tickets, visit Reservations are free and are open now.

New this year, the Museum will also host a virtual event with budding anthropologist Anirudh Rao on April 18 at 12:30 p.m. The virtual event will feature this student from STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. At just 10 years old, Rao has spoken across the state and encourages others to learn more about the world around them. Prepare to be inspired as he showcases his learnings through artifacts from Egypt and beyond.

DCPA will celebrate with us at this celebration: