We’re going to the dogs! Watch the 44th running of the annual Alaskan dog sled race! Join us to celebrate race day.

  • Watch the live start of the running of the Iditarod at noon
  • New this year – it’s Family Fun Day, the CU Boulder Museum of Natural History will be on-site with dog and Alaska themed activities. Fiske Planetarium from CU Boulder will also be joining us with their portable planetarium
  • Get your picture taken with live wolves courtesy of Colorado Wolf Adventures
  • Meet dogs from all walks of life with North Star Husky Rescue, Centennial Schutzhund Club, Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue and Paws4People
  • Make dog and race themed crafts
  • Learn about the race while visiting the different check-point stations and filling out the map for a prize

Scurry on over for this racey wildlife experience!

In partnership with the CU Museum of Natural History and the Starlab Planetarium, courtesy of Fiske Planetarium at the University of Colorado Boulder.

To respect the safety of our patrons and vendors we ask that you please keep your dogs at home.

Event Details

March 5, 2016 | 10:00am – 3:00pm


10:00am – 3:00pm

All activities are included with Museum Admission
Ages 13-59 $10
Seniors 60+ $9
Children 3-12 $6
Children under 3 Free
Age Restriction:

All ages