Children's Day

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Children's Day on April 20, 2020 has been cancelled.

Celebrated in Loveland since 2002

The City of Loveland, with the help of the Thompson School District, celebrates the annual Colorado Children’s Day.

The event was founded by long-time resident Annie Hall who believed that children deserved a day totally dedicated to celebration and enjoyment.

Last year, more than 2,500 children and their parents enjoyed this fun-filled annual event that combines fun with hands-on learning and experiential education.

Representatives from City departments including Cultural Services, Facilities Management, Fire Rescue Authority, Loveland Public Library, Parks and Recreation, Police, Streets and Traffic, Stormwater and Water & Power work with the Thompson School District to plan and hold Colorado Children’s Day every year.

Colorado Children's Day History

Children’s Day is the result of the long-time dream of Loveland resident Annie Hall, who lived for 100 years as the biggest fan of children and celebrating them and their spirit. With Annie’s request, Colorado Senator Stan Matsunaka sponsored Senate Joint Resolution 01-015 in March 2001, which created a Colorado Children’s Day to be celebrated each year on the first Wednesday in March. The resolution was unanimously passed by the Colorado legislature. The City of Loveland in cooperation with Thompson School District has been celebrating Colorado Children’s Day since 2002. The day that the event is celebrated has been adjusted over time to better accommodate school schedules, but is still celebrated in Loveland in Annie’s memory. 

Loveland's favorite "kid" invites you to Children's Day

For more information about Children's Day, please call 970.962.2562.

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