Adults & kids together | What’s happening in Denver

Carousel of Happiness

The Carousel of Happiness, operating year-round, is Nederland's magical menagerie with 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals on a restored 1910 Looff carousel, turning to a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. A kids puppet theater and play area is also available upstairs.
20 Lakeview Drive, (just off Highway 119) PO Box 1811
Nederland , CO , 80466
Phone: 303-258-3457
39° 58' 22.1196" N, 105° 27' 53.1288" W

Butterfly Pavilion

At the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster step to Water’s Edge and see an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail!
6252 West 104th Ave.
Westminster , CO , 80020 39° 53' 13.4772" N, 105° 3' 59.274" W

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

303-278-3557

Candlelight Walk 2018 @ Golden History Museum

Dates: 
11/30/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Location:

210 Offerson Rd
Avon, CO, 81620
United States

Phone:

(970) 754-4636

Organization:

Location:

15051 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303-739-6660

19th Annual Festival of Wreaths

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
Time: 
Tuesday—Friday, 9am—4pm Saturday and Sunday, 11am—4pm

Location:

Brighton Recreation Center
555 N 11th Ave
Brighton, CO, 80601
United States

Phone:

303-655-2176

34th Annual Turkey Trot in Brighton

Dates: 
11/17/2018
Time: 
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

37th Annual The Nutcracker- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
12/07/2018
12/08/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Location:

210 Offerson Rd
Avon, CO, 81620
United States

Phone:

(970) 754-4636

38th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Beaver Creek

Dates: 
11/23/2018
Time: 
5:00pm-8:00pm

Location:

Denver Indian Health and Family Services
4407 Morrison Road
Denver, CO, 80219
United States

Phone:

303.698.4455

9 Health Fair-Denver Indian Health and Family Services

Dates: 
11/17/2018
Time: 
8:00AM - 12:00PM

Location:

511 16th Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Phone:

303-534-6161

9NEWS Parade of Lights in Downtown Denver

Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
Time: 
Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 8 pm Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at 6 pm

Location:

Buell Theatre
1350 Curtis Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

A Bronx Tale at Buell Theatre

Dates: 
01/08/2019
01/09/2019
01/10/2019
Time: 
Varies - see site

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

A Candlelight Christmas- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
12/08/2018
Time: 
2:00 PM and 7:30 PM

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

A Christmas Carol

Dates: 
11/21/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

A Classic Parker Holiday- PACE Center

Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
12/02/2018
Time: 
Nov 30 and Dec 1 - 7:30 PM Dec 2 - 2:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

303-797-8565

A Hudson Christmas: Holiday Light Show

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/30/2018
Time: 
Box Office Hours: 4:30-8:30 PM; Show Hours: 5:00-9:00 PM; Santa Visits: 5:00-8:00 PM (through December 23)

Organization:

Pikes Peak Center

Location:

190 South Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

888-929-7849

A Magical Cirque Christmas - Pikes Peak Center

Dates: 
12/27/2018
Time: 
7 p.m.

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

A Musical Christmas Carol- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
12/20/2018
12/21/2018
12/22/2018
Time: 
varies

Location:

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

304.443.2122

Art Stop at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Dates: 
11/17/2018
Time: 
10 am – 1 pm

Organization:

Location:

6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO, 80303
United States

Phone:

303-998-1900

Baby Time at at Boulder JCC

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/29/2018
12/06/2018
Time: 
11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Town of Estes Park

Location:

P.O. Box 1967
Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States

Phone:

970-586-6104

Catch the Glow Christmas Parade & Celebration

Dates: 
11/23/2018
Time: 
Visit with Santa Claus at his workshop near Bond Park from noon to 2pm. The lighted Christmas parade begins at 5:30 pm

Location:

Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO, 80208
United States

Celtic Fusion with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
03/15/2019
03/16/2019
03/17/2019
Time: 
March 15 - 7:30pm March 16 - 7:30pm March 17 - 2:00pm

Organization:

Location:

210 Offerson Rd
Avon, CO, 81620
United States

Phone:

(970) 754-4636

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in Beaver Creek

Dates: 
12/22/2018
12/23/2018
Time: 
7:30pm

Organization:

Location:

1200 Broadway
Denver, CO, 80203
United States

Phone:

303-620-4933

Christmas Tours and Teas at the Byers-Evans House

Dates: 
12/01/2018
12/04/2018
12/08/2018
Time: 
12:30-3:30 pm

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

CIRQUE ÉLOIZE – HOTEL

Dates: 
12/19/2018
Time: 
Varies

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

Clara and the Nutcracker- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
Time: 
2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Clara's Dream- PACE Center

Dates: 
12/05/2018
Time: 
5:00 PM

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Organization:

Location:

Downtown Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO, 80916
United States

Colorado Springs Festival of Lights

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
5:50 pm

Location:

Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO, 80208
United States

Denver Brass: En Fuego! with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
02/09/2019
02/10/2019
Time: 
February 9 - 7:30pm February 10 - 2:00pm

Location:

1125 16th St Mall
Denver, CO, 80265
United States

Phone:

(303) 837-1146

Denver Christkindl Market

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
Sunday - Thursday: 11am - 7pm Friday and Saturday: 11am - 9pm Thanksgiving Day: 11am - 4pm December 17 - 23: Extended Daily Hours 11am - 9pm

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

Denver Figure Skating Performance at The Rink at Belmar

Dates: 
11/25/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
10:30-11:15 am

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Disney's NEWSIES: The Musical-PACE Center

Dates: 
01/18/2019
01/19/2019
01/20/2019
Time: 
Varies

Location:

Bethany Lutheran Church
4500 E Hampden Avenue
Cherry Hills Village, CO, 80113
United States

Echoes of the Emerald Isles with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
03/09/2019
03/10/2019
Time: 
3:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Electric Safari 2018

Dates: 
12/07/2018
12/08/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
Time: 4:30 early entrance for Zoo members and their paying guests. And 5:30 to 8:30 p.m for general admission.

Location:

6631 S. University Blvd
Centennial, CO, 80121
United States

Phone:

303-798-7515

Geminids Meteor Shower

Dates: 
12/13/2018
Time: 
7:00PM - 9:30PM

Location:

14697 Delaware Street
Westminster, CO, 80023
United States

Phone:

303.450.8601 | 303.450.8610

Grand Menorah Lighting

Dates: 
12/09/2018
Time: 
4:30-6pm

Organization:

Park Meadows Mall

Location:

8401 Park Meadows Center Dr
Lone Tree, CO, 80124-5128
United States

Phone:

(303) 792-2999

Grandparents Day with Santa at Park Meadows Mall

Dates: 
11/29/2018
Time: 
All Day Event

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

Hayden | Magician- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
01/11/2019
01/12/2019
Time: 
8:00 pm

Organization:

The Denver Brass

Location:

2253 Downing St
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Holiday BrassFest with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
Registration - 10:00am Rehearsal - 10:30am Free Public Concert - 12:00pm

Organization:

City of Westminster

Location:

4800 West 92nd Avenue
Westminster, CO, 80031
United States

Phone:

303-658-2796

Holiday Lighting Ceremony in Westminster

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location:

One DesCombes Drive
Broomfield, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303.464.5530

Location:

Aurora Municipal Center
15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303.739.7000

Holiday Tree Lighting in Aurora

Dates: 
12/04/2018
Time: 
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location:

DeLaney Farm Historic District
170 S. Chambers Rd.
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303-739-6660

HOLIDAYS ON THE DELANEY FARM

Dates: 
12/08/2018
12/09/2018
Time: 
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

HORSESHOE MARKET AT BELMAR

Dates: 
12/01/2018
12/02/2018
12/08/2018
Time: 
10 am-8 pm Saturdays and 11 am-5 pm on Sundays.

Location:

1101 13th Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303.572.4588

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Dates: 
12/05/2018
Time: 
Varies

Location:

Bethany Lutheran Church
4500 E Hampden Avenue
Cherry Hills Village, CO, 80113
United States

Let Freedom Ring! with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
05/19/2019
Time: 
3:00pm

Location:

Pearl Street Mall
Pearl Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

303-449-3774

Lights of December Parade

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
6 pm

Organization:

Downtown Boulder

Location:

1942 Broadway Suite 301
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

303-449-3774

Lights of December Parade in Boulder

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
6:00 p.m.

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

Lion Tamer and Other Works- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
12/15/2018
Time: 
3:00 pm

Organization:

City of Louisville

Location:

749 Main Street
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.335.4581

Organization:

Pikes Peak Center

Location:

190 South Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

888-929-7849

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas-Pikes Peak Center

Dates: 
11/15/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

Location:

Washington Park Denver
Louisiana Ave And Downing
Denver, CO, 80209
United States

Mile High United Way Turkey Trot

Dates: 
11/22/2018
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

Organization:

Location:

30 West Dale St.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

719-634-5581

MUSEUM FREE DAY at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Dates: 
11/16/2018
12/08/2018
12/21/2018
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

Noon Year’s Eve at The Rink

Dates: 
12/31/2018
Time: 
11 am - 1 pm

Location:

Columbine High School – Auditorium
6201 S Pierce St
Littleton, CO, 80123
United States

Phone:

303-409-2100

Nutcracker Ballet at Foothills Park & Recreation District

Dates: 
12/21/2018
12/22/2018
Time: 
December 21 | 6:30 pm December 22 | 2:30 pm

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

Nutcracker with a Twist 2018- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
12/02/2018
Time: 
varies

Organization:

Location:

15051 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303-739-6660

OPEN DAY: CENTENNIAL HOUSE

Dates: 
12/15/2018
Time: 
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

210 Offerson Rd
Avon, CO, 81620
United States

Phone:

(970) 754-4636

Opening Day at Beaver Creek

Dates: 
11/21/2018
Time: 
9:00am-10:00am

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

Opening Day at The Rink at Belmar

Dates: 
11/15/2018
Time: 
11 am

Location:

Historic Downtown Louisville
Main Street
Louisville, CO, 80027
United States

Phone:

303.666.5747

Parade of Lights & First Friday Art Walk in Louisville

Dates: 
12/07/2018
Time: 
5:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m

Organization:

Town of Parker

Location:

20120 E. Mainstreet
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

303.841.0353

Parker Christmas Carriage Parade

Dates: 
12/08/2018
Time: 
Noon

Location:

ELLIE CAULKINS OPERA HOUSE
1385 Curtis Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Rhapsody in Brass with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
01/12/2019
Time: 
7:30pm

Location:

14697 Delaware Street
Westminster, CO, 80023
United States

Phone:

303.450.8601 | 303.450.8610

Santa Visits and Photos

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
11/25/2018
Time: 
Mon- Sat : 11am-8pm (Break 3-4pm) | Sun : 12pm-5pm (Break 2-2:30pm) | Christmas Eve : 9am-5pm (Break 1-2pm)

Location:

Broomfield Community Center
280 Spader Way
Broomfield, CO, 80020
United States

Phone:

303.469.6925

Santa's Cellar Craft Fair

Dates: 
11/17/2018
Time: 
8am-3pm

Organization:

The Evergreen Players

Location:

27608 Fireweed Dr
Evergreen, CO, 80439
United States

Phone:

(303) 674-4934

Scenes of the Season 2018

Dates: 
12/21/2018
12/22/2018
Time: 
Friday at 7:30 pm Saturday at 7:30 pm

Organization:

Schweiger Ranch

Location:

10822 S. Havana Street
Lone Tree, CO, 80134
United States

Phone:

303-790-0557

Schweiger Ranch Austrian Christmas & Christkindl Market

Dates: 
12/01/2018
Time: 
1:00pm to 6:00pm

Organization:

South Pearl Street

Location:

1200 South Pearl Street
Denver, CO, 80209
United States

South Pearl Street Winterfest

Dates: 
11/30/2018
12/01/2018
Time: 
Friday, November 30th, 5pm-9pm Saturday, December 1st, 11am-5pm

Location:

Pearl Street Mall
Pearl Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

303-449-3774

St. Nick on the Bricks

Dates: 
11/23/2018
11/24/2018
12/01/2018
Time: 
11 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

39126 Highway 133
Hotchkiss, CO, 81419
United States

Phone:

970-527-1110

Sunday Brunch Buffet at Big B's Juices, Hard Ciders, and Delicious Orchards

Dates: 
11/18/2018
11/25/2018
12/02/2018
Time: 
10 AM - 2 PM

Organization:

Pikes Peak Center

Location:

190 South Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

888-929-7849

Swan Lake - Colorado Springs Philharmonic- Pikes Peak Center

Dates: 
01/26/2019
01/27/2019
Time: 
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. BUY TICKETS Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.

Location:

Pearl Street Mall
Pearl Street
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

303-449-3774

Switch on the Holidays

Dates: 
11/18/2018
Time: 
5 pm

Organization:

Downtown Boulder

Location:

1942 Broadway Suite 301
Boulder, CO, 80302
United States

Phone:

303-449-3774

Switch on the Holidays in Boulder

Dates: 
11/18/2018
Time: 
5:00 p.m.

Location:

700 Water St.
Denver, CO, 80211
United States

Phone:

303-561-4561

Organization:

Edge Ice Arena

Location:

6623 S. Ward Street
Littleton, CO, 80127
United States

Phone:

303.409.2222

Thanksgiving Eve Skate at Edge Ice Arena

Dates: 
11/21/2018
Time: 
12-3 pm and 7:30-9:30 pm

Location:

Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO, 80208
United States

The Brass of Christmas Past with the The Denver Brass

Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Time: 
December 15 - 2:00pm December 15 - 7:30pm December 16 - 2:00pm

Organization:

Lincoln Center

Location:

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO, 80521
United States

Phone:

(970) 221-6735

The Celtic Gift- Lincoln Center

Dates: 
12/22/2018
Time: 
7:30 pm

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

The Magic of Bill Blagg- PACE Center

Dates: 
04/12/2019
Time: 
7:30 PM

Location:

20000 Pikes Peak Ave
Parker, CO, 80138
United States

Phone:

(303) 805-6800

The Nutcracker of Parker- PACE Center

Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Time: 
Varies

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

The Rink At Belmar

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
Time: 
see schedule

Organization:

Downtown Castle Rock

Location:

18 South Wilcox Street, Suite 202
Castle Rock, CO, 80104
United States

Phone:

303-814-8142

The Rink at the Rock

Dates: 
11/17/2018
11/18/2018
11/19/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Pikes Peak Center

Location:

190 South Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

Phone:

888-929-7849

The Sound of Music- Pikes Peak Center

Dates: 
01/08/2019
01/09/2019
Time: 
7:30 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO, 80303
United States

Phone:

303-998-1900

Toddler Time at Boulder JCC

Dates: 
11/28/2018
12/05/2018
12/12/2018
Time: 
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Location:

3185 Venetucci Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

888-929-7849

Turkey Skate Presented by Kaiser Permanente

Dates: 
11/21/2018
Time: 
11 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Organization:

Location:

408 S. Teller St.
Lakewood, CO, 80226
United States

Phone:

(303) 742-1520

Ugly Sweater Skate Night at The Rink at Belmar

Dates: 
12/14/2018
Time: 
4-10 pm

Organization:

Location:

15051 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO, 80012
United States

Phone:

303-739-6660

UKULELE & HULA LESSONS at Aurora History Museum

Dates: 
11/17/2018
12/15/2018
Time: 
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Winter Gift Market at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

Dates: 
11/15/2018
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
Time: 
see website for details