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2019 Jingle Bell Run - Denver

Get your jingle on at the MOST FUN & FESTIVE holiday fun-run around – all to battle the #1 cause of disability!
Dates: 
12/08/2019
9 AM – 12 PM
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Location:

Washington Park (South Franklin Street) - Denver, CO
701 South Franklin Street
Denver, CO, 80209
United States

Phone:

720-588-4969

Holiday Teas and Tours- Rock Ledge Ranch

Celebrate the holiday season in the 1907 Orchard House with our annual holiday teas! Experience a traditional English tea and tour of the country estate decorated with fresh greens in an antiquated style.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
12/11/2019
1:00 pm
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Organization:

Rock Ledge Ranch

Location:

3105 Gateway Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
United States

Phone:

719-578-6777

Sounds of the Season - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)

Join us for Sounds of the Season with the Parker Chorale and the Parker Symphony Orchestra on December 7, 2019. Introduce your kids to the symphony and the chorale, and sing along to seasonal songs with this shortened version of PSO and Parker Chorale’s holiday program. Proceeds benefit the Parker Task Force.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
4 PM – 5 PM
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Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

A Hudson Christmas: Holiday Light Show

A Hudson Christmas is an outdoor extravaganza of Christmas lights that keeps the holiday spirit burning bright.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
Box Office Hours 4:30–8:30 PM Light Display Hours 5–9:00 PM Santa Claus Visits 5–8:30 PM (THRU DEC. 23)
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Location:

6115 S Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO, 80120
United States

Phone:

303-797-8565

A COLORADO CHRISTMAS

The warm sounds of the holidays fill the Hall with festive seasonal favorites including ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, narrated from stage by beloved Denver vocalist Devin DeSantis! This family-friendly evening, led by Assistant Conductor Bertie Baigent, features traditional Christmas carols, your favorite new winter tunes, and even some newly arranged surprises – all with a chance to sing along to your heart’s content! And you better not pout because Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to see who’s naughty and who’s nice in preparation for the big night!
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
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Location:

1000 14th Street
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Phone:

303-623-7876

​60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market 2019

Each December the town of Georgetown transforms for two weekends into a bustling Christmas scene reminiscent of Christmas of long ago. Thousands come to this tiny mountain town to experience a traditional holiday where Christmas hasn't changed in 100 years: roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides through historic Georgetown, and wonderful sights and smells.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/14/2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Location:

PO Box 667
Georgetown, CO, 80444
United States

Phone:

303.569.2840

A Classic Parker Holiday - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)

Get into the holiday spirit as the Parker Chorale and the Parker Symphony Orchestra treat you to an evening of traditional carols, familiar songs, and a few surprises in this annual celebration from December 6 - 8, 2019.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
Fri and Sat, 7:30 PM; Sun, 2:00 PM
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Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Zoo Lights 2019 at the Denver Zoo

For 29 years, Zoo Lights has been transforming Denver Zoo into Colorado’s WILDEST winter wonderland. And this year, we’re Illuminated with Life—from a spectrum of luminous new experiences to all kinds of unexpected holiday fun! With more than a million lights twinkling over 80 acres, it’s the perfect way to make special holiday memories in Denver’s most beloved community gathering place.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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Organization:

Denver Zoo

Location:

2300 Steele St.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

720-377-1400

Santa Stampede 5K/10K

Join us for a Christmas Classic on December 7, 2019! The Santa Stampede 5K/10K is a flat and fast 5K and 10K held along the banks of the scenic South Platte River in Littleton, Colorado.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Location:

Hudson Gardens and Event Center
6115 S Santa Fe Blvd
Littleton, CO, 80120
United States

Candlelight Walk 2019 @ Golden History Museum

Stroll through the History Museum on Candlelight Walk night and take a selfie in our “Epic Events” exhibit or listen to cheery holiday music. Visit the History Park and try a roasted chestnut. Explore the inside of the Pearce/Helps Cabin, warm up at the woodstove, watch live blacksmithing, and enjoy music and singing.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Location:

923 10th St.
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Phone:

303-278-3557

Lakewood Lights 2019

Gather your friends, family and neighbors for this annual celebration! Join us for a tree lighting ceremony, then enjoy a stroll among the light displays or hop on a wagon ride, listen to festive live music and warm up with roasted chestnuts and hot chocolate. Spin the dreidel to get coin-shaped chocolate gelt. Snap a photo with jolly old Santa Claus or craft an ornament to commemorate this happy holiday.
Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
Friday, December 06, 2019 | 05:30 PM - Saturday, December 07, 2019 | 08:30 PM
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Location:

801 S. Yarrow St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

303-987-7850

The Story of the Nutcracker 2019 - Miners Alley Playhouse

The beautiful Nutcracker, a gift to Marie from her Godfather Drosselmeier on Christmas Eve, gets broken. When Marie tries to find and fix him, he has come alive, and a story-within-the-story begins! You are invited to become a part of the Nutcracker tale and see if everyone gets to live happily ever after.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/14/2019
12/21/2019
11 AM & 1 PM
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Location:

1224 WASHINGTON AVE
Golden, CO, 80401
United States

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Broomfield

Be part of this annual community event when all of Broomfield welcomes the arrival of Santa Claus at the George DiCiero City and County Building at One Des Combes Drive. The air is filled with children caroling from the local schools, the Community Park trees are spectacular, the Mayor lights the community holiday tree, families can enjoy free cookies and rides on the holiday wagon ride, and children are able to talk to Santa. Bundle up and share in the Holiday Cheer!
Dates: 
12/06/2019
6pm
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Organization:

Broomfield Recreation

Location:

13201 Lowell Blvd
Broomfield, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303.460.6925

60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market - Hamill House Museum

Each December the town of Georgetown transforms for two weekends into a bustling Christmas scene reminiscent of Christmas of long ago. Thousands come to this tiny mountain town to experience a traditional holiday where Christmas hasn't changed in 100 years: roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides through historic Georgetown, and wonderful sights and smells. Visitors enjoy appearances by St. Nicholas in his traditional dress and the daily procession of the Santa Lucia. Carolers in Victorian costume, dancers, and other family entertainment provide hours of memorable performances. Adorned with lights and Christmas greenery and blanketed with snow, the quaint, historic town of Georgetown, Colorado has been a Christmas tradition for generations of Colorado families.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/14/2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Organization:

Hamill House Museum

Location:

305 Argentine Street
Georgetown, CO, 80444
United States

Phone:

303.569.2840

Home for the Holidays- Lakewood Heritage Center

Author Penelope Carlevato will uplift your holiday spirits with stories of holidays from years gone by.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12 PM – 2 PM
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Location:

801 S. Yarrow St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

303-987-7850