Nov 22

Christmas at Gaylord Rockies

Nov. 22, 2019–Jan. 5, 2020, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
Aurora, CO

Gaylord Rockies Resort hosts its inaugural holiday celebration.

Nov 22

19th Annual Denver Christkindl Market

Nov. 22–Dec. 23, 2019
Sun–Thu: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Fri–Sat: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Skyline Park
Denver, CO

This annual event brings authentic German and European holiday traditions and a true spirit of an Old World Christmas to Denver.

Nov 23

Downtown Tree Lighting

Nov. 23, 2019, 5–7 p.m.

Downtown Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO

Catch the Spirit of the holidays in Downtown Grand Junction.

Nov 24

Switch on the Holidays

Nov. 24, 2019, 5–7 p.m.

Pearl Street Mall
Boulder, CO

Holiday sing-along performance led by the Boulder Children’s Chorale joined by members of the Boulder Chorale lead up to the grand illumination of...

Nov 27

27th Annual ElectriCritters

Nov. 27–Dec. 28, 2019
5:30–8:30 p.m.
Check website for specific dates.

Pueblo Zoo
Pueblo, CO

Stroll to the holiday music through this dazzling spectacle of animated animal creations while sipping on hot chocolate at the Pueblo Zoo.

Nov 29

Christmas at Rosemount

Nov. 29–Dec. 28, 2019
Tue–Sat: 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Rosemount Museum
Pueblo, CO

The Rosemount Women’s Auxiliary decorates the house, both inside and out, using thousands of lights and trees in every room.

Nov 29

31st Annual Festival of Trees

Nov. 29–Dec. 7, 2019
Check website for hours.

Union Colony Civic Center
Greeley, CO

Every year the Festival of Trees presents a forest of beautifully decorated trees, from whimsical to elaborate, each with its own unique theme....

Nov 29

30th Annual Creede Chocolate Festival

Nov. 29–30, 2019
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Downtown Creede
Creede, CO

An annual two-day event showcasing luscious samples of chocolate specialties created by local business owners and individuals.

Nov 29

St. Nick on the Bricks

Nov. 29, Nov. 30–Dec. 21, 2019
Sat: 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center
Boulder, CO

Kids of all ages can visit with Santa for FREE at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center.

Nov 29

Catch the Glow Christmas Parade & Celebration

Nov. 29, 2019, 12–7 p.m.

Bond Park
Estes Park, CO

The annual “Catch the Glow” parade caps a day of full celebration and activities in downtown Estes Park.

Nov 29

Blossoms of Light

Nov. 29, 2019–Jan. 3, 2020
5–9 p.m.

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street
Denver, CO

Celebrate the holiday season with a dazzling and ever-changing display of light and color.

Nov 29

29th Annual Denver Zoo Lights

Nov. 29–Dec. 31 2019, 5:30 p.m.–9 p.m.

Denver Zoo
Denver, CO

Zoo Lights spans through 70 acres of Denver Zoo's campus, with nightly entertainment, animal encounters, Santa meet-and-greets, and...

Nov 29

Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms

Nov. 29–Dec. 22, 2019
Fri–Sun thru 12/15: 4:30–8:30 p.m.
Daily from 12/16: 4:30–8:30 p.m.

Denver Botanic Gardens - Chatfield Farms
Littleton, CO

Join the Botanic Gardens for an exciting holiday experience at Chatfield Farms.

Nov 30

The Rocky Mountain Train Fall Show

Nov. 30–Dec. 1, 2019
Sat: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

The Ranch Events Complex
Loveland, CO

The Rocky Mountain Train Show features an all scales show with more than 50 vendors, kids activities, and more.

Nov 30

59th Annual Olde Golden Christmas

Nov. 30–Dec. 31, 2019, all day
Visit website for full schedule.

Downtown Golden
Golden, CO

Step back to a simpler time of strong family traditions and small-town holiday celebrations.

Nov 30

Colorado Ballet's The Nutcracker

Nov. 30–Dec. 29, 2019
Thu–Fri: 7:30 p.m.
Sat–Sun: 1 & 6:30 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Check website for complete schedule.

Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Denver, CO

The 59th annual production features timeless choreography paired with Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement.

Nov 30

14th Annual Holiday Alpaca Extravaganza

Nov. 30–Dec. 1, 2019
Sat: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Black Forest Community Cub
Colorado Springs, CO

Browse a range of products made from alpaca fiber and alpaca blends.

Nov 30

12th Annual Wassail Days

Nov. 30–Dec. 8, 2019, Times vary.
Check website for full schedule.

Downtown Frisco
Frisco, CO

Local businesses serve their own special recipe wassail and other holiday festivities.

Nov 30

24th Annual Greeley Lights the Night Parade

Nov. 30, 2019, 5:30–7 p.m.

Lincoln Park
Greeley, CO

Join the fun at the annual Greeley Lights the Night parade and downtown lighting ceremony.

Dec 01

Family Christmas at the Hamill House

Dec. 1, 2019, 3–5 p.m.

Hamill House Museum
Georgetown, CO

A traditional Victorian Christmas celebration.

Dec 01

Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony

Dec. 1, 2019, 4–6 p.m.

The Fort Restaurant
Morrison, CO

Join Tesoro as it ushers in the holiday season with its Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony.

Oct 01

Tread of Pioneers Museum’s History Happy Hours

Oct. 1, 2019–Apr. 7, 2020
First Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Butcherknife Brewery
Steamboat Springs, CO

Talks on the mysteries, legends, lore, debauchery, conflicts, wars, crimes, lawless, and lawmen of the Wild West.

Dec 06

Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas

Dec. 6–7, 2019
Fri: 5–7 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Downtown Palisade
Palisade, CO

The whole town will be decorated for visitors to enjoy holiday magic with all the sights, sounds, tastes, and shopping.

Dec 06

5th Annual Telluride Fire Festival

Dec. 6–8, 2019, All day

Downtown Telluride
Telluride, CO

Be entertained by mesmerizing fire spinners and towering fiery art.

Dec 06

45th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival

Dec. 6–8, 2019
Fri: 2–7 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

La Plata County Fairgrounds-Exhibit Hall
Durango, CO

More than 100 creative vendors from the surrounding four corners area will have handcrafted arts and crafts for sale

Dec 06

Country Christmas and Parade of Lights

Dec. 6, 2019, 5–8 p.m.

Downtown Erie
Erie, CO

Come out and enjoy Santa’s Workshop, local school choirs, complimentary s'mores, living Nativity scene, hayrides, and the Parade of Lights...

Dec 06

29th Annual Electric Safari

Dec. 6–8 & Dec. 13 –January 1, 2020
(NOT open on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24)
5:30–8:30 p.m.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Colorado Springs, CO

Celebrate holiday lights and cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on more than 50 acres at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Dec 06

Louisville Parade of Lights

Dec. 6, 2019, 5:30–9 p.m.

Downtown Louisville
Louisville, CO

Enjoy musical entertainment provided by local schools and churches, a living nativity, petting zoo and visits with Santa. 

Dec 06

45th Annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights

Dec. 6–7, 2019
Fri: 8 p.m.
Sat: 6 p.m.

Civic Center Park
Denver, CO

The annual downtown Denver parade features marching bands, ornate floats, and of course a special appearance by Major Waddles and Santa.

Dec 07

Homesteader’s Holiday

Dec. 7, 2019, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Centennial Village Museum
Greeley, CO

Greeley's Centennial Village Museum is decorated for the holidays.

Dec 07

60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market

Dec. 7–8 & 14–15, 2019
Sat–Sun:10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Downtown Georgetown
Georgetown, CO

Georgetown is transformed into a festive European Christmas Market.

Dec 07

Lighting of Breckenridge & Race of the Santas

Dec. 7, 2019, 3–7:30 p.m.

Downtown Breckenridge
Breckenridge, CO

Breckenridge’s annual transformation into a sparkling holiday scene.

Dec 07

10th Annual 1940s White Christmas Ball

Dec. 7, 2019
4p.m.–1 a.m.

Hyatt Regency Denver at the Convention Center
Denver, CO

Step back in time this Christmas for an unforgettably magical ‘40s & ‘50s holiday party.

Dec 07

36th Annual Grand Junction Parade of Lights

Dec. 7, 2019,  5–7 p.m.

Downtown Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO

Thousands of spectators line Main Street as more than 100 lighted entries enchant viewers.

Dec 07

31st Annual Christmas Train Show

Dec. 7–29, 2019
Sat–Sun: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Cross Orchards
Grand Junction, CO

Grand Valley Model Railroad Club presents its 30th Annual Christmas Train Show.

Dec 07

35th Annual Festival of Lights Parade

Dec. 7, 2017, 5:50–7 p.m.

Downtown Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO

Annual holiday parade down Tejon St.

Dec 07

32nd Annual Lights of December Parade

Dec. 7, 2019, 6–7 p.m.

Downtown Boulder
Boulder, CO

Enjoy floats, marching bands, lit fire engines, holiday carolers, and more.

Dec 07

2019 Lyons Holiday Parade of Lights

Dec. 7, 2019, 6–10 p.m.

Downtown - Lyons
Lyons, CO

Illuminated, colorful floats march down Main Street, followed by fireworks.

Dec 13

42nd Annual BMRC Model Railroad Exposition

Dec. 13–15, 2019, 10 a..m.–5 p.m.

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Longmont, CO

Experience the exciting hobby of model railroading. Enjoy displays, operating models, demonstrations.

Dec 14

4th Annual Winter Fest on Fillmore

Dec. 14, 2019, All day

Fillmore Plaza
Denver, CO

This festive celebration will transform Fillmore Plaza into a winter wonderland.

Dec 07

60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market

Dec. 7–8 & 14–15, 2019
Sat–Sun:10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Downtown Georgetown
Georgetown, CO

Georgetown is transformed into a festive European Christmas Market.

Dec 20

12 Days of Aspen

Dec. 20–31, 2019, all day

Downtown Aspen
Aspen, CO

Enjoy a variety of holiday events during this 12-day celebration.

Dec 22

Steamboat Holiday Festival

Dec. 22, 2019, 2–8:30 p.m.

Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat Springs, CO

Celebrate the holiday season Steamboat Style.

Dec 24

Las Posadas

Dec. 24, 2019, 4–5:30 p.m.

The Fort Restaurant
Morrison, CO

This celebration commemorates Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter on the night of baby Jesus’ birth.

Dec 31

Noon Year’s Eve

Dec. 31, 2019, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Children's Museum of Denver at Marisco Campus
Denver, CO

Bring in the sights, sounds and excitement of Times Square to the Children’s Museum—all before bedtime!

Dec 31

New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

Dec. 31, 2019, 5:30–6 p.m.

Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat Springs, CO

The Steamboat Ski & Snowboard School treats tourists and locals to a spectacular on-snow parade down the mountain lit only by torches.

Dec 31

A Grand New Year Celebration

Dec. 31, 2019, 6–10:30 p.m.

Bethel Plaza
Glenwood Springs, CO

Help the City of Glenwood Springs ring-in 2020 with the inaugural Grand New Year’s Celebration on 7th Street Plaza.

Dec 31

Denver New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Dec. 31, 2019, 9 p.m. & Midnight

16th Street Mall
Denver, CO

Two fireworks shows over Denver’s 16th Street Mall.

Oct 01

Tread of Pioneers Museum’s History Happy Hours

Oct. 1, 2019–Apr. 7, 2020
First Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Butcherknife Brewery
Steamboat Springs, CO

Talks on the mysteries, legends, lore, debauchery, conflicts, wars, crimes, lawless, and lawmen of the Wild West.

Feb 03

Center Stage presents Piano Battle

Feb. 3, 2020, 7:30–10:30 p.m.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Pueblo, CO

Pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis go head-to-head on stage with a variety of classical pieces.

Oct 01

Tread of Pioneers Museum’s History Happy Hours

Oct. 1, 2019–Apr. 7, 2020
First Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Butcherknife Brewery
Steamboat Springs, CO

Talks on the mysteries, legends, lore, debauchery, conflicts, wars, crimes, lawless, and lawmen of the Wild West.

Oct 01

Tread of Pioneers Museum’s History Happy Hours

Oct. 1, 2019–Apr. 7, 2020
First Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Butcherknife Brewery
Steamboat Springs, CO

Talks on the mysteries, legends, lore, debauchery, conflicts, wars, crimes, lawless, and lawmen of the Wild West.

Mar 15

Center Stage presents George Orwell’s 1984 by Aquila Theatre

Mar. 15, 2020, 4–7 p.m.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Pueblo, CO

In the throes of unprecedented challenges to privacy, truth, and personal expression, Aquila Theatre brings 1984, George Orwell’s cautionary novel...

Oct 01

Tread of Pioneers Museum’s History Happy Hours

Oct. 1, 2019–Apr. 7, 2020
First Tuesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Butcherknife Brewery
Steamboat Springs, CO

Talks on the mysteries, legends, lore, debauchery, conflicts, wars, crimes, lawless, and lawmen of the Wild West.