November 15th

The Polar Express™ Train Ride-check website for schedules & times.,479 Main St

Durango, CO. The award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg and adapted to the big screen in 2003, the story of a child's Christmas Eve journey comes alive onboard The Polar Express™ Train Ride! All ages can enjoy the experience, warmth and fun of the Christmas season on a special trip to the North Pole! All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the The Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa! For more Details:

 November 15th-Jan.1st

 Winter Wonderlights_Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra in Loveland, CO.     Each night, visitors can walk through the beautiful park and enjoy holiday string   lights, twinkling bulbs, LED mappable snowflakes, illuminated African stone             sculptures and 30-minute music and light shows every night. The light and music

 show features six total songs and moving lights on the 20 foot tall LED mappable   Christmas Tree.  Special programming, the largest inflatable igloo in Colorado and   local vendors will be onsite during Winter Wonderlights Live, offered during select   weekends for details:

November 16th

Movember Brew run + axe throwing w/LandLocked Ales (Hosted by Jack's Axe Throwing)-at 10:30 AM – 3 PM, Landlocked Ales, 3225 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Lakewood, CO. November is Men's Cancer awareness month so grow out that facial hair and get ready to run, drink and throw! The morning kicks off with a FREE pre-event 30 minute Brewery Bootcamp class to “warm-up” before your mile run and EARN YOUR BEER! Then join our social fun run (5k) along the beautiful Bear Creek greenbelt then celebrate with an after party that includes LandLocked brews, food trucks, beer Olympics games and unlimited axe throwing with Jack's Axe Throwing! This special Brew run is also a fundraising event for our charity partner, Epic Experience. Cost: $35 includes run entry, LandLocked brew, coaster, Colorado beer buff and unlimited axe throwing! Have friends and family who want to join in on the fun and support a great cause but hate to run?
Tell them about our Fundraiser party pass! $15 includes a brew and everything listed above (expect the run entry)
Everything is more fun with friends (or family)! Sign-up with 3 of your besties and save $$! Register under our new 4 pack team category and get 4 entries for the price of 3. Full payment is required from one person upfront, however you can add/officially register your friends at a later time. Your friends can reimburse you later (or just buy you a couple of brews at the event)!

November 16th-December 24th


Santa returns in mid-November to pass out more presents, treats, and goodies to the little ones. Join Santa and his helpers aboard decorated, enclosed, heated coaches throughout the holiday season until December 24, 2019. After Santa retires on December 24 join us for our Victorian Holiday Celebration December 26 - January 6, 2020 This train ride lasts approximately 50-60 minutes, round-trip.  
Guests may choose from the coach section, parlor car, or Presidential car.

November 22nd to December 22nd

CHRISTKINDL MARKET-Skyline Park, 1515 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO. Price: FREE 

This annual event brings authentic German and European holiday traditions to Denver!​ This market opens every year on the Friday before Thanksgiving, and lasts through the 23rd of December. Guests can find delicious cuisine, festive German drinks, handmade jewelry, toys, clothing, gifts and much more. Live entertainment is featured inside the festival tent every evening, and dancing is highly encouraged!

November 23rd

Downtown Tree Lighting-5 pm-7 pm, Location: Main St. & N. 4th St., Grand Junction, CO. Catch the Spirit of the holidays in Downtown Grand Junction. It all starts with the Downtown Tree Lighting as Santa waves his hand, sprinkles a bit of magic dust from the Wells Fargo rooftop. Magically, the lights on the tree at 4th and Main, as well as the lights along Main Street illuminate simultaneously! Santa then sits down to visit with the kids before returning to the North Pole. Admission: Free

November 29th

Catch the Glow Christmas Parade & Celebration-12 pm-7 pm, Location:170 MacGgregor Ave, Estes Park, CO.  As dusk falls the day after Thanksgiving, the magic begins to unfold! Bands come down the street playing favorite Christmas songs with tiny white twinkly lights reflecting in the bright polished brash. Dancers sway to music. Floats loom from the night, huge and ethereal, with more and more lights that add to the mysteries and magic of Christmas legends and solstice dreams.With holiday music broadcast outdoors throughout the town helping set the scene, you can stroll the magical downtown and visit with Santa Claus at his workshop near Bond Park from 12–2 p.m.  The lighted Christmas parade begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs the length of Elkhorn Ave.

November 29th, Dec. 24th,25th, 31st,Jan.3rd

Blossoms of Light-5 pm-9 pm, Location: 1007 York St., Denver, CO. 

The Gardens’ signature event for more than three decades, this annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms the York Street location into a twinkling winter wonderland. With fresh and exciting new features, along with some fan favorites, this year’s display will be brighter and more expansive than ever before. Enjoy tasty treats and sipping a warm beverage in your souvenir mug as you stroll throught the interactive light displays, with a large field of sound-reactive, animated LED lights

November 30th & Dec.1st

@nd Annual Santa' Workshop and Bazzar-Nov 30, 12:00 PM –Sun, Dec 1, 5:00 PM, 

Location: Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St Colorado Springs, CO. 

2nd Annual Santa's Workshop and Bazaar presented by the Made for More Project. It's your premiere holiday shopping event featuring 50+ Vendors, local artisans, and makers. Meet and Greet with Santa, Make and Take crafts for the kids, toy drive, good bags, and find the Elf. FREE Admission to the public.



December 1st,6th,7th,8th,13th-22nd

Santa's Village at Chatfield Farms-at 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Denver Botanic Gardens

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128 (720) 865-3500

Santa and his friends transform Chatfield Farms into a magical village! Hop on the hayride to catch a short movie at Santa’s Cinema or walk under the magical light displays. Stop at Elf Boulevard to drop off your letters to Santa. Let the kids play in a real elf house and see the elves hard at work. Enter a giant snow globe.
Included with Admission​: Take photos with Santa, Kids get to make a holiday keepsake to take home, Meet Santa’s live reindeer,Enjoy story time and sing-alongs with Mrs. Claus, Holiday lights, Hayride, Santa’s Cinema shows the movie "Elf", NEW! Enter a giant snow globe to play in the snow and get pictures
Available for purchase: treats and hot beverages
$20 Adult, Child (ages 3-15), $15 Member Adult or Child, $15 Senior (65+), Military
Free for children 2 or younger, $60 for a 4-Pack

December 6th

 Telluride, CO. Fire Festival—inspired by Burning Man, an annual celebration of community, art and fire that draws more than 70,000 people to the Nevada desert—comes to Telluride with larger-than-life fire art for visitors to see, interact with, and create this visual magic. Festivalgoers will be entertained by mesmerizing fire spinners and towering fiery art. For more details & ticket Prices go to:

December 6th & 7th

Parade of Lights- 6TH, 2019 AT 8 P.M & 7TH, 2019 AT 6 P.M.

Denver, CO. The two-mile parade route in Downtown Denver is the stage for Colorado’s brightest holiday tradition. This FREE holiday spectacular features more than 40 units including extravagantly illuminated floats, giant helium-filled character balloons, magnificent marching bands, traditional equestrian units and vibrant cultural entries. And of course, a special appearance by Major Waddles the Penguin and Santa! Grab your hot chocolate and ear-muffs, this year is going to be better than ever! more details at:

December 6th-8th, 13th-23rd, 25th-Jan. 1st

Electric Safari-Lights, Animals and Holiday Spirit!-4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.

Colorado Springs, CO 80906 (719 633 9925) Celebrate holiday lights and cheer during Electric Safari with 85 light sculptures on over 50 acres! Warming fires throughout the Zoo offer a reprieve from the chill, as do select indoor animal exhibits that remain open during the event. Top off this astounding display by gazing out at the city’s lights and watch all of Colorado Springs sparkle. 2019 DATES – open 22 nights! Nightly, December 6-8, Nightly, December 13 – 23, Nightly, December 25 – January 1, 2020 (*Electric Safari is NOT open on Christmas Eve, December 24) For Times & Ticket Information:

December 7th ,8th

Christmas Market & Concert-Georgetown's Christmas Market takes place this year on Dec. 7th, 8th, 14th & 15th, from 10 am-about 5 pm in Georgetown,CO. And if you're there on Sunday Dec. 8th, stick around for a free holiday concert provided by The Original Cow Boy Band (concert band) inside the community center at 3 pm!

Georgetown Community Center, 613 6th St, Georgetown, CO.

December 11th

Polar Express: Neighborhood Night Out-at 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM-Location:

Durango Silverton Railroad Durango, CO.,479 Main Avenue, Durango, CO.

Join Mountain Life and On the Edge Living for a ride on the Polar Express!
Mountain Life and On the Edge Living Familes, this is an exclusive chance to enjoy the Polar Express with only your neighbors! for Join us at 5:30 PM for complimentary appetizers at The Palace prior to the train ride. Please arrive at the train station at 6:30 for a 6:50 departure.

December 12th

Full Moon Winter Solstice Walk-at 6 PM – 8 PM, 5200 Nature Center Rd, Pueblo, CO. Hundreds of luminaria will glow along the river trail on this magical evening as we celebrate the approach of the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. Take a stroll through this winter wonderland.This program is free of charge though $5 parking fee is required. Warm refreshments and treats are available for a donation in the Main Riverfront Building. 

December 14th

Holiday Chocolate Festival-Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd! Colorado Springs,CO. FREE PARKING! Over 30,000 Sq Ft of Chocolate and Holiday Fun! LOADS OF CHOCOLATE!  LOADS OF FUN!
Hours: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Admission:  $10, New: Kids age 12 and under: FREE
Taste Tickets: $10/dozen 
for tickets:


December 22nd

STEAMBOAT HOLIDAY FESTIVAL-2:00 PM — 5:30 PM, Location: 2305 Mt Werner Cir. Steamboat Springs, CO. Come to gondola square and celebrate the holiday season Steamboat Style. See Santa ride down the slopes on horseback and meet Santa at his workshop along with some of his favorite reindeer friends. Participate in the stocking scramble and collect free holiday treats at surrounding stores and restaurants. Additional festivities include cookie decorating and a special holiday concert featuring Face Vocal Band. The party continues after dark with a torchlight parade and fireworks followed by night skiing. For details: