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Family adventures and events in Aurora, CO

From live music to seasonal events, there's no shortage of fun and discovery when you stay at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, CO. Enjoy sunny afternoons at Arapahoe Springs Outdoor Pool & Lazy River, relax with a treatment at Relâche Spa & Salon or head out on a family-friendly Rocky Mountain adventure.
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Find family fun year-round! Explore the stunning Grand Lodge, epic scavenger hunts, a thrilling water park, and more.
Kids in Lazy River at Arapahoe Springs at Gaylord Rockies
Arapahoe Springs Water Park
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Arapahoe Springs Water Park

icon Year-Round
icon Complimentary for Resort Guests

An exclusive amenity for resort guests, Arapahoe Springs offers a sparkling indoor pool, a heated outdoor pool, water slides, a 720-foot-long lazy river with water jets and bubblers, and sunbathing decks.

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Relâche Spa
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Relâche Spa

icon Daily
icon Varies based on treatment selection
icon By appointment only

Drift into a state of tranquility while enjoying our Fire & Ice winter wellness spa treatments.

Buccaneer Bash
ARRRapahoe Springs Pool Party
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ARRRapahoe Springs Pool Party

icon May 27 - September 2, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Saturdays, 3 - 4 p.m.
Join us at Arapahoe Springs for music, games, and poolside fun. Presented by LIFEWTR.
Poolside Cabanas at Arapahoe Springs Water Park
Private Poolside Cabanas
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Private Poolside Cabanas

icon March - December
icon Fees apply
icon Daily

Reserve a private poolside cabanas and cool off in the shade, enjoy amazing views of the Rocky Mountains, watch your favorite television program, and order a refreshing frozen libation.

Adventure Kids: Join the Club!
Adventure Kids: Join the Club!
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Adventure Kids: Join the Club!

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon See Activities Guide upon check-in
Young guests are invited to join Benji the Bighorn Sheep, Rowan the River Otter, and everyone's favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, in a new interactive show to learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of summer.
Yoga
Morning Yoga
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Morning Yoga

icon Year Round
icon Complimentary
icon Daily; 6:30 a.m.

Welcome the day with yoga on our Sunrise Lawn. Complimentary classes are exclusive for resort guests.

Let your inner artist come alive!
Adventure Kids' Clubhouse
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Adventure Kids' Clubhouse

icon March 9 - 31, 2024
icon Starts at $11.99, plus tax
icon Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Join us at the Adventure Kids' Clubhouse and let your inner artist come to life while you create delightful, seasonally inspired crafts. Let your imagination soar as you make unforgettable memories you'll treasure forever.

Located at Arapahoe Springs.

Discover Colorado Escape Room: Riches in the Rockies Escape Room
Discover Colorado Escape Room: Riches in the Rockies
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Discover Colorado Escape Room: Riches in the Rockies

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Times vary
In this interactive escape room, discover fun facts about Colorado history as you solve clues and riddles to break free!
Girl unlocks box in escape room at Gaylord Rockies.
Discover Colorado Escape Room: Riches in the Rockies
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Discover Colorado Escape Room: Riches in the Rockies

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Friday - Sunday
Discover fun facts about Colorado history in this interactive escape room as you solve clues and riddles in order to break free!
Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt
Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt
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Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Daily, at your leisure
Pirates have invaded Gaylord Rockies, and Princess Evergreen has stashed the royal jewels. In this exciting scavenger hunt, you will search high and low to find the treasure chests located around the resort to earn your pirate booty.
Adventure Kids
Adventure Kids: Rise & Shine
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Adventure Kids: Rise & Shine

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Daily, at your leisure. Channel 49 on your in-room TV.
Start your morning with Sophie from the Adventure Kids! Using your in-room television, enjoy morning yoga and practice your downward dog from the comfort of your guest room.
Colorado Explorer Activity Book
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Colorado Explorer Activity Book

icon March - May
icon Complimentary
icon Daily, at your leisure
Learn a few fun facts about Colorado and test your skills. Solve crossword puzzles, connect the dots, unscramble words, find the differences, and more with our Colorado Explorer Activity Book.
Animal Encounters
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Animal Encounters

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Saturdays - Sundays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
In partnership with Nature's Educators, enjoy up-close encounters with a variety of incredible creatures! During this special educational opportunity, you'll look at and learn about these animals and their unique personalities.
Sitting around the campfire making S'mores
Campfire & S'mores
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Campfire & S'mores

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Daily
Gather around the fire with friends and family and enjoy your own personal s'more kit!
Topgolf Swing Suite
Topgolf Swing Suite
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Topgolf Swing Suite

icon Year Round
icon Ticketed
icon Daily; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Topgolf Swing Suite is an immersive social experience offering guests a comfy lounge to play and enjoy fantastic food and beverage service. With a massive screen and a selection of exciting virtual games, the Topgolf Swing Suite delivers a one-of-a-kind simulation that's fun for golfers and non-golfers alike. 

Old Hickory Bar
Old Hickory Cocktail Master Class
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Old Hickory Cocktail Master Class

icon May 27 - September 2, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Saturdays; 3 p.m.
An adult experience where guests learn from our master cocktail artisans as well as local brand experts. Guests will take part in an hour-long course that begins with an overview of the spirits followed by crafting two cocktails with our master bartenders.
Summer Beer Dinner Series
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Summer Beer Dinner Series

icon May 27 – September 2, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon 6:30 p.m.; June 10 (Dry Dock) and August 19 (Odell Breweries)

In partnership with some of Colorado's best breweries, our Summer Beer Dinner Series features a five-course dinner paired with hand-selected beer from local breweries.  $75 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

Dry Dock Brewing Company Beer Dinner - Saturday, June 10

Dry Dock Brewing Company was the first craft brewery in Aurora, CO. Co-owners Kevin DeLange and Michelle Reding started as a tiny homebrew shop and quickly expanded into a microbrewery and tasting room for their homebrew customers to enjoy. Within months of being open, Dry Dock won their first beer competition medal at the World Beer Cup with its Gold winner, Amber Ale.

Odell Brewing Company Beer Dinner - Saturday, August 19

Founded in 1989 by Doug Odell, his wife Wynne, and sister Corkie, Odell Brewery has made pioneering advance in developing innovative beer styles and brewing techniques. From the intensive study of hopping techniques to the comprehensive analysis of historic beer styles, Odell has produced a wide variety of handcrafted brands.

Margarita Madness
Margarita Madness
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Margarita Madness

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Varies
icon Varies
While soaking up the views of the Rocky Mountains, guests can enjoy our uniquely enhanced margarita flavor swirls featured at Arapahoe Springs.
Margarita Madness
Margarita Madness
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Margarita Madness

Adult guests can enjoy a refreshing margarita - 2022's most popular cocktail in the world - at Arapahoe Springs Bar & Grill.

Guitarist plays on stage
Live Music
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Live Music

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Daily: 5 - 10 p.m.

Join us each evening for live music featuring a variety of local Colorado artists.

Burger
Restaurants + Bars
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Restaurants + Bars

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Varies
icon Varies

Enjoy a variety of restaurant options during your stay. From mouthwatering burgers at Mountain Pass Sports Bar and seasonal Italian at Vista Montagne to savory steaks at Old Hickory Steakhouse and Asian-inspired cuisine at Monte Jade, there's something to tempt everyone's tastebuds.

Arapahoe Springs Pool Deck
Recreational Activities
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Recreational Activities

icon May 19 - September 4, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Daily

You and your family or friends can enjoy complimentary activities while relaxing and playing by Arapahoe Springs Pool!

  • Pickleball Tournaments
  • Family Trivia
  • Poolside Bingo
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Adult Yoga
  • Ping Pong Tournament
  • Water Volleyball
  • Family Mini Golf Tournament
  • Free Throw Shooting Contest
Campfire & S'mores
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Campfire & S'mores

icon Daily
icon Ticketed
Gather with friends and family around the fire on the Grand Lodge Lawn and enjoy your own personal s'more kit!
Adventure Kids Interactive Show
Adventure Kids: Sprout into Spring Interactive Show
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Adventure Kids: Sprout into Spring Interactive Show

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Complimentary
Young guests are invited to join Benji the Bighorn sheep, Rowan the Otter, and everyone's favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, in a new interactive show to learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of spring.
Young child looking through magnifying glass
Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt
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Spring-A-Long Scavenger Hunt

icon March 3 - May 14, 2023
icon Ticketed
icon Daily; at your leisure
Embark on a springtime scavenger hunt as you search for clues throughout the resort. Wander through our Grand Lodge as you work at your own pace. Complete the hunt, solve the puzzle, and take home a springtime surprise!
Bedtime Stories with Morgana
Bedtime Stories with Morgana
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Bedtime Stories with Morgana

icon September 10 - October 30, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Daily. See resort schedule upon arrival.
Put on your PJs and listen to a bedtime story from Morgana and Grimm the Goblin. Listen as they share Spookley the Square Pumpkin's story about how being different can save the day.
Outdoor Games
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Outdoor Games

icon Year Round
icon Complimentary
icon Daily; at your leisure

Bring the family together for a fun game of giant chess, bocce ball, or cornhole on the Games Lawn.

Christmas Tree in Gaylord Rockies Grand Lodge
SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.
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SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

icon November 18, 2022 – January 1, 2023

There is no better way to celebrate Christmas than gathering your family and friends at Gaylord Rockies Resort. Explore acres of twinkling lights, the beloved Gaylord Hotels tradition, ICE!, Cirque: Spirit of Christmas spectacular, and Christmas events for all ages. ICE! packages are on sale now!

Live Music
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Live Music

icon September 8 - October 29, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Fridays and Saturdays, 6 - 10 p.m.
Enjoy live music while sipping on local beer, craft cocktails, or interesting wines.
Restaurants + Bars
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Restaurants + Bars

icon September 8 - October 29, 2023
icon Varies
icon Daily
Enjoy a variety of restaurant options during your stay. From mouthwatering burgers at Mountain Pass Sports Bar and seasonal Italian fare at Vista Montagne to savory steaks at Old Hickory Steakhouse and Asian-inspired cuisine at Monte Jade, there's something to tempt everyone's tastebuds.  
Recreational Activities
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Recreational Activities

icon September 8 - October 29, 2023
icon Complimentary
icon Daily

You and your family or friends can enjoy complimentary activities while relaxing and playing by Arapahoe Springs Pool!

  • Pickleball Tournaments
  • Family Trivia 
  • Poolside Bingo 
  • Cornhole Tournaments 
  • Adult Yoga 
  • Ping Pong Tournaments 
  • Water Volleyball 
  • Family Mini Golf Tournaments
  • Free Throw Contests
Campfire & S'mores
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Campfire & S'mores

icon September 9 - September 30, 2023
icon Daily
Gather around the fire with friends and family and make your own personal s'more from a kit!
Fall Spa Treatments
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Fall Spa Treatments

icon September 8 - October 29, 2023
icon Varies based on treatment selection
icon By appointment
Treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa treatment this fall.
Private Poolside Cabanas
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Private Poolside Cabanas

icon September 8 - October 29, 2023
icon Daily
Relax in comfort in one of our private cabanas, which provide extra shade, comfortable lounge areas, refrigerators, and more.
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt
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Easter Egg Hunt

icon March 23 - 31, 2024
icon Complimentary
icon Saturday and Sunday; 11 a.m.
The Easter Bunny found lots of space on the Grand Lodge Lawn to hide his eggs - and that means you'll have plenty of fun finding them!
Easter Bunny Meet & Greet
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Easter Bunny Meet & Greet

icon March 9 - 31, 2024
icon Complimentary
icon Saturdays, 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m.

While you might not spot him as he's delivering eggs, the lovable Easter Bunny enjoys a break from preparing his famous egg hunt to take photos with guests.

Location: Grand Lodge

Pool Activities
Pool Games & Activities
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Pool Games & Activities

icon March - May
icon Complimentary
icon Daily, at Arapahoe Springs Water Park
The whole family will enjoy our lineup of daily activities, including bingo, trivia, ping pong tournaments, and water balloon competitions.
Cookie Decorating
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Cookie Decorating

icon March 9 - 31, 2024
icon Complimentary
icon Saturdays; 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Put your pastry skills to the test and decorate a scrumptous cookie (to enjoy immediately or save for later).
Animal Encounters
Animal Encounters
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Animal Encounters

icon March - May
icon Complimentary

Interact with a variety of adorable creatures.

Location: Arapahoe Springs Water Park

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