First Saturday – Free Family Day

The first Saturday of each month during the summer the gates to Colorado’s Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion swing open to the public for a themed free family day. Because July 4th falls on Saturday the July event is scheduled for the second Saturday. Events run from 11am to 2pm.

  • June 6 – Discovering Colorado’s Rich Asian HeritageGovernors Resident from the South
    • Colorado’s Asian community comes to celebrate with dancing, music, painting and more.


  • July 11 – President Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial Governor's Mansion Side 2
    • One of our nation’s greatest presidents visits the Governor’s Residence along with soldiers and singers from the Civil War.


  •   August 1 – Bent’s Fort: Colorado’s Frontier Melting Pot
    • Step back to the 1830s, meet the diverse people who visited Bent’s Fort and helped forge Colorado’s future.

 Carriage House - Governor's Residence

The special events are held at the newly renovated Carriage House. Free open house tours of the mansion are offered every Saturday in June, July and August from 11am-2pm. Free guided tours on Tuesdays in June, July and August from 1-2pm. 


Go;vernor's Residence at the Boettcher Mansion
Go;vernor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion