Holiday Events In And Around Denver

Holiday Events In And Around Denver

Holiday Events In and Around Denver

There are so many fun things to do in and around Denver during the holidays. Lights, parades, hay rides, Mr. and Mrs. Claus sightings, and reindeer.  The list goes on and on of fun things to do!  Here is some events that I found on 9 News that may peek your interest. Colorado is cold but there is just too much to see and do, so, get out and explore! 


WHEN:Nov. 23, 2018
WHERE:downtown Denver
TheGrand Illumination features beautiful lighting displays in the LoDo District and Denver Union Station. Downtown's unique holiday atmosphere is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Festivities at Denver Union Station include a countdown to this year's holiday lighting, carolers and treats, drinks at Terminal Barand more.


WHEN: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov.23–Dec.23, 2018
:Chatfield Farms Botanic Gardens
Explore Chatfield Farms as it is transformed into a magical village.Santa's Villageis a family-friendly holiday event including pictures with Santa, hayrides, a trail of light, holiday gifts, Santa’s Workshop and so much more.


WHEN: Nov. 23–24, Nov. 30–Dec. 2, Dec. 7–9, 14–24 and 26–31, 2018
WHERE:Hudson Gardens & Events Center
Bundle up for a visit with Santa at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. After sharing your list with Ol' Saint Nick,sip hot chocolate as you stroll the outdoor paths lined with trees decked with more than a million twinkling lights.


WHEN: Nov. 23, 2018–Jan. 1, 2019(includes Dec. 24, 25 and 31)
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

Embrace the holidays with thousands of colorful lights draped in elegant designs at Blossoms of Light.The 2018 event will be brighter and bigger than ever before, with sound-reactive LED lights and carolers on select evenings. Warm drinks and tasty treats and seasonal entertainment will be available, and thousands of lights in the gardens' amphitheater are synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes.


WHEN: Nov. 30, 2018 (8 p.m.) and Dec. 1, 2018 (6 p.m.)
WHERE: Downtown Denver

The9NEWS Parade of Lightsis the signature event of the downtown Denver holiday season. The countless sparkling lights, marching bands, giant balloons, majestic floats and delightful characters will once again wow hundreds of thousands. Viewing along the parade route is free, and grandstand tickets are sold for seating in front of the beautifully illuminated City & County Building.


WHEN: Nov. 30, 2018–Jan. 6, 2019
WHERE: Denver Zoo

Zoo Lights will span 70 acres of Denver Zoo's campus with nightly entertainment, animal encounters, Santa meet-and-greets and, of course, illuminated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns, hide in bushes and appear in places where they’re least expected.


WHEN: Dec. 7, 2018
WHERE: History Colorado Center
Hop aboard a comfortable, heated bus as you cruise through some of Denver's most beautiful neighborhoods, all lit up for the season. You'll also learn about the state’s historic holiday traditions and warm up with hot chocolate and cookies.


WHEN: Dec. 31, 2018
WHERE: 16th Street Mall - Pedestrian Mall

Ring in the New Year with Denver's annual New Year's Eve Fireworks with viewpoints along the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. There will be two displays, one at the family friendly hour of 9 p.m. and the other at midnight. Costumed entertainers will interact with crowds between shows, featuring magicians, costumed characters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, comedians and more.

Wishing you a beautiful holiday season!


Denver The Mile High City. (2018) Explore the Holidays, From

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