Oct 24

With the River on Our Face: Poems from the Borderlands

Oct. 24, 2018, 6–8 p.m.

El Pueblo History Museum
Pueblo, CO

Join author Emmy Pérez in this installment of the Borderlands of Southern Colorado lecture series.

Oct 25

Call of the Wild: Illustrated Edition

Oct. 25, 2018, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Lakewood Cultural Center
Lakewood, CO

Jack London's classic take about sled dog Buck comes to life through performance, storytelling and projected illustrations.

Oct 26

Kids’ Halloween Party

Oct. 26, 2018, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Community House
Grand Lake, CO

Halloween festivities at the Community House in Town Park for kids.

Oct 26

Parker Symphony Orchestra’s “Salute” Concert

Oct. 26, 2018, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

PACE Center
Parker, CO

Join the Parker Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Mormon Chorale in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice.

Oct 27

Rocky Mountain Hobby-Expo

Oct. 27–28, 2018
Sat: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Denver Mart
Denver, CO

Family hobby event with hands-on demonstrations, workshops and items for sale.

Oct 27

24th Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race & Parade

Oct. 27, 2018, Noon–3 p.m.

Downtown Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs, CO

A parade starting at noon followed by 70 teams racing coffins down Manitou Ave. for the ultimate victory.

Oct 27

Broomfield Symphony Orchestra’s Season Premier Concert

Oct. 27, 2018, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Broomfield Auditorium
Broomfield, CO

BSO opens its season featuring flute soloist Christina Jennings.

Oct 30

Art in the Borderlands: A Conversation with a Curator

Oct. 30, 2018, 6–8 p.m.

El Pueblo History Museum
Pueblo, CO

Join Leland Chapin, curator of the Northern Río Grande National Heritage Area, for this installment in the Borderlands of Southern Colorado...

Oct 31

Munchkin Masquerade

Oct. 31, 2018, 3–6 p.m

Pearl Street Mall
Boulder, CO

Each Halloween, Downtown Boulder is invaded by tiny ghosts & goblins, dinosaurs & dragons, fairies & princes, super heroes and animals...

Nov 01

54th Annual Black Forest Arts & Crafts Guild Fall Show

Nov. 1–4, 2018
Thu–Sat: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Black Forest Community Center
Black Forest, CO

Browse unique hand-crafted items for gifts or personal use.

Nov 01

14th Annual Denver International Wine Festival

Nov. 1–2, 2018, 5–9 p.m.

Denver Marriott Westminster
Westminster, CO

Denver's Premier Wine & Food Festival.

Nov 02

15th Annual Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show

Nov. 2–4, 2018
Fri: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Denver Mart
Denver, CO

A unique holiday shopping experience.

Nov 03

2018 Rim Rock Marathon

Nov. 3, 2018, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club
Grand Junction, CO

Marathon, marathon relay, and downhill half marathon through Colorado National Monument

Nov 03

92nd Annual Bazaar

Nov. 3, 2018, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Congregational United Church of Christ
Buena Vista, CO

Handmade craft items, baked goods, candy, collectibles/treasures, books, and lunch.

Nov 03


Nov. 3, 2018–Apr. 28, 2019
Tue–Sun: 7:30 p.m.
Sat–Sun: 2 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex - Garner Galleria Theatre
Denver, CO

A hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you.

Nov 03

5th Annual Fall Back Beer Fest

Nov. 3, 2018, 1–5 p.m.

Estes Park Events Complex
Estes Park, CO

Celebrating beer and beer education with some of the finest craft breweries and experts that Colorado has to offer in the heart of the Rockies....

Nov 08

Boulder Potters’ Guild Fall Show

Nov. 8–11, 2018
Thu–Fri: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Longmont, CO

Choose from a selection of work by more than 50 unique local potters and ceramicists.

Nov 10

Bighorn Sheep Festival

Nov. 10, 2018, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Downtown - Georgetown
Georgetown, CO

Celebrate Colorado’s state mammal—the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, in historic Georgetown.

Nov 13

Come From Away

Nov. 13–25, 2018
Tue–Sun: 7:30 p.m.
Sat–Sun: 2 p.m.

Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex - The Buell Theatre
Denver, CO

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.

Nov 16

Downtown Tree Lighting

Nov. 16, 2018, 5–7 p.m.

Downtown - Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO

Catch the Spirit of the holidays in Downtown Grand Junction.

Nov 16

18th Annual Denver Christkindl Market

Nov. 16–Dec. 23, 2018
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 17

13th Annual Holiday Alpaca Extravaganza

Nov. 17–18, 2018
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 17

Nutcracker in a Nutshell

Nov. 17, 2018, 1–2 p.m.

Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Pueblo, CO

Watch as the tale comes to life with dance, costumes, and sets that will fuel the imagination!

Nov 18

Switch on the Holidays

Nov. 18, 2018, 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 21

A Christmas Carol

Nov. 21–Dec. 24, 2018
Tue–Thu, Sun: 6:30 p.m.
Fri–Sat: 7:30 p.m.
Sat–Sun: 1:30 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Denver Performing Arts Complex - Stage Theatre
Denver, CO

Essential to the holiday season in Denver, this Charles Dickens’ classic illuminates the meaning of the holiday season in a way that has resonated...

Nov 23

29th Annual Creede Chocolate Festival

Nov. 23–24, 2018
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 23

St. Nick on the Bricks

Fri., Nov. 23 & Every Sat, Nov. 24–Dec. 22
11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Pearl Street Mall
Boulder, CO

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

Nov 23

Catch the Glow Christmas Parade & Celebration

Nov. 23, 2018, 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 23

Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms

Nov. 23–Dec. 23, 2018
Fri–Sun: 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 23

30th Annual Festival of Trees

Nov. 23–Dec. 1, 2018
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 23

Blossoms of Light

Nov. 23, 2018–Jan. 1, 2019
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 23

26th Annual ElectriCritters

Nov. 23–Dec. 30, 2018
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 23

Holiday Lighting & Wine Walk

Nov. 23, 2018, 6–9 p.m.

Downtown - Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs, CO

The holiday lighting celebration and wine walk through downtown Glenwood Springs.

Nov 23

The SantaLand Diaries

Nov. 23–Dec. 24, 2018
Tue–Sun: 7 p.m.
Sat–Sun: 2 p.m.
Fridays in Dec. also at 10 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Denver Performing Arts Complex - The Jones
Denver, CO

David Sedaris' off-beat tales from his stint as a Macy's elf in New York City is the sure cure for the common Christmas show.

Nov 24

58th Annual Colorado Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

Nov. 24–Dec. 24, 2018, 1 & 6:30 p.m.
See website for complete schedule.

Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Denver, CO

Enjoy the largest in the state and named the best-loved Nutcracker in the U.S.

Nov 24

23rd Annual Greeley Lights the Night Parade

Nov. 24, 2018, 5:30–7 p.m.

Downtown - Greeley
Greeley, CO

Join the fun at the 23rd annual Greeley Lights the Night parade and downtown lighting ceremony.

Nov 25

Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony

Nov. 25, 2018, 4–6 p.m.

The Fort Restaurant
Morrison, CO

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

Nov 30

Olde Golden Christmas

Nov. 30–Dec. 31, 2018, all day
Visit website for full schedule.

Downtown - Golden
Golden, CO

The authentic and historic main street of Golden will be the central festive location.

Nov 30

11th Annual Wassail Days

Nov. 30–Dec. 9, 2018, Times vary.
Check website for full schedule.

Downtown - Frisco
Frisco, CO

More than 65 local businesses serve their own special recipe wassail, and guests have the opportunity to vote for their favorite.

Nov 30

Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas

Nov. 30–Dec. 1, 2018
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.

Nov 30

Denver Zoo Lights 2018

Nov. 30–Dec. 31, 2018, 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 30

44th Annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights

Nov. 30–Dec. 1, 2018
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 01

2018 City of Loveland Arts & Crafts Winter Festival

Dec. 1–2, 2018, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Fairgrounds Park
Loveland, CO

Two days of arts and crafts by local artists.

Dec 01

Homesteader’s Holiday

Dec. 1, 2018, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Centennial Village Museum
Greeley, CO

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

Dec 01

59th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market

Dec. 1–9, 2018
Sat–Sun:10 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Downtown - Georgetown
Georgetown, CO

Georgetown is transformed into a festive European Christmas Market.

Dec 01

9th Annual 1940s White Christmas Ball

Dec. 1, 2018
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 01

35th Annual Grand Junction Parade of Lights

Dec. 1, 2018,  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 01

34th Annual Festival of Lights Parade

Dec. 1, 2018, 5:50–7 p.m.

Downtown - Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO

Festival of Lights is a series of events to celebrate the December holiday season.

Dec 01

2018 Lyons Holiday Parade of Lights

Dec. 1, 2018 6–10 p.m.

Downtown - Lyons
Lyons, CO

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

Dec 01

31st Annual Lights of December Parade

Dec. 1, 2018, 6–7 p.m.

Pearl Street Mall
Boulder, CO

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

Dec 02

Family Christmas at the Hamill House

Dec. 2, 2018, 3–5 p.m.

Hamill House Museum
Georgetown, CO

A traditional Victorian-style Christmas celebration.

Dec 05

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Dec 5–15, 2018
Tue–Sun: 7:30 p.m.
Sat–Sun: 2 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex - The Buell Theatre
Denver, CO

The holiday season’s timeless tale of joy and good will, glorious dancing, and classic Irving Berlin songs.

Dec 07

41st Annual BMRC Model Railroad Exposition

Dec. 7–9, 2018, 10 a..m.–5 p.m.

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Longmont, CO

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

Dec 07

Highlands Northside Holiday Market

Dec. 7–8, 2018, 11 a.m–4 p.m.

The Sanctuary Denver
Denver, CO

Two full days of arts and crafts indoors at the Highlands Northside Holiday Market

Dec 07

4th Annual Telluride Fire Festival

Dec. 7–9, 2018, All day

Downtown - Telluride
Telluride, CO

Be entertained by mesmerizing fire spinners and towering fiery art.

Dec 07

Country Christmas and Parade of Lights

Dec. 7, 2018, 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 07

28th Annual Electric Safari

Dec. 7–9 & Dec. 14 –January 1, 2019
(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 07

Louisville Parade of Lights

Dec. 8, 2018, 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 08

30th Annual Christmas Train Show

Dec. 8–30, 2018
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 08

3rd Annual Winter Fest on Fillmore

Dec. 8, 2018, All day

Fillmore Plaza
Denver, CO

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

Dec 08

Lighting of Breckenridge & Race of the Santas

Dec. 8, 2018, 3–7:30 p.m.

Downtown Breckenridge
Breckenridge, CO

Breckenridge’s annual transformation into a sparkling holiday scene.

Dec 15

Broomfield Symphony Orchestra’s “Christmas Stories” Concert

Dec. 15–16, 2018
Sat: 7:30 p.m.
Sun: 3 p.m.

Broomfield Auditorium
Broomfield, CO

Broomfield Symphony Orchestra performs many of your holiday favorites.

Dec 19

Cirque Éloize Hotel

Dec. 19–23, 2018
Wed–Sat: 7:30 p.m.
Thu: 10 a.m.
Sat: 2 p.m.
Sun: 1 p.m.
Check website for complete schedule.

Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex - The Buell Theatre
Denver, CO

Acrobatics, theatre, dance and live music, will draw spectators into a colorful, timeless world.

Dec 20

12 Days of Aspen

Dec. 20–31, 2018, all day

Downtown - Aspen
Aspen, CO

Enjoy a variety of holiday events during this 12-day celebration, including arts & craft exhibitions, ice skating, caroling, stocking...

Dec 23

Steamboat Holiday Festival

Dec. 23, 2018, 2–8:30 p.m.

Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat Springs, CO

Celebrate the holiday season Steamboat Style.

Dec 24

Las Posadas

Dec. 24, 2018, 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, 2018, 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, 2018, 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 for this...

Dec 31

Denver New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Dec. 31, 2018, 9 p.m. & Midnight

Downtown - Denver
Denver, CO

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