Things to do this Holiday Season
December 15, 2021
By Ashton Kohrs


Not sure what to do for the holidays this year? We’ve got you covered!

Here are some events happening around Denver that look festive and fun:

Elitch Gardens – Luminova Holidays

Over 3 million lights, a giant Christmas tree, and a candy cane tunnel!

This event goes through January 2, 2022.

Event hours are 5pm -10pm.

Denver Christkindlmarket

Turns Civic Center Park into a European-style Christmas village – lights, tunes, dancing, and lots of vendors.

Runs through December 23.

Denver Zoo Lights

The largest lighting event in the Rockies with 70 acres of illuminated sculptures!

Lasts until January 8, 2022.


Christmas in Color – at Water World and at Bandimere Speedway

Drive through millions of lights synchronized to holiday music plays through your radio – socially safe and seriously fun!

Runs through January 2, 2022.

Botanic Gardens – Trail of Lights at Chatfield Farms

Synchronized music, signing trees and light tunnels, oh my!

Runs through January 2, 2022.

Botanic Gardens – Blossoms of Light

This signature event transforms the Botanic Gardens into a winter wonderland!

Runs through January 8, 2022.

The Nutcracker

150 local dancers bring the story of the Nutcracker to life!

December 21 and 22.

Cherry Creek North – Winter Wanderland

Celebrate the season with outdoor events, lights, music, and small business vendors!

Runs through December 31.

Camp Christmas

Journey through a wonderland of lights, decorations, and music!

Runs through January 2, 2022.

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