101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Denver- 2019 | Kids Out and About Denver

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Denver- 2019

 

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 8 Photos with Santa at Dillard's Court
Nov 16 Centennial Holiday Celebration - City of Centennial - CO
Multiple dates starting Nov 16 Santa's North Pole Adventure at Georgetown Loop Railroad
Nov 22 11th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa's Arrival - The Streets at SouthGlenn Mall
Nov 23 Santa's Big Day 2019 at Outlets at Castle Rock
Nov 23 Santa's Cellar Craft Fair
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 St. Nick on the Bricks in Boulder
Dec 6 & 7 9NEWS Parade of Lights 2019 in Downtown Denver
Dec 7 15th Annual Winterfest 2019 in Fort Lupton
Dec 7 9th Annual Carbon Valley Holiday Festival
Dec 7 Storytellers and S’mores in Castle Rock
Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa - Douglas A. Buck Community Recreation Center
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa at the Downtown Aquarium
Dec 8 Santa Event - American Girl Store
Dec 13 - 15 Holiday Ice Show & Skate with Santa - South Suburban Parks and Recreation
Multiple dates starting Dec 13 Kidtopia Holiday Spectacular - Keystone Resort
Dec 14 Polar Party - South Suburban Parks and Recreation
Dec 14 & 21 Nature Hike with Santa - Fountain Creek Nature Center
Dec 15 Skate with Santa at the Edge Ice Arena
Dec 15 & 21 SANTA & DINOS - Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Dec 21 Breakfast with Santa- Peak Community & Wellness Center
Dec 24 Santa at A-Basin with the Summit Choral Society 
   
   

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 29 - Dec 1 Victorian Christmas Tea in the Queen's Parlour Tearoom 2019
Nov 29 - Dec 1 Victorian Christmas Tours 2019 at Miramont Castle Museum
Dec 1 Family Christmas at the Hamill House
Multiple dates starting Dec 7  60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market - Hamill House Museum 
Dec 14  Holiday Evening- Rock Ledge Ranch 
   
   

 

Light Displays

Nov 16 Tree Lighting Celebration at Outlets at Castle Rock
Multiple dates starting Nov 16 Santa's Lighted Forest at Georgetown Loop Railroad
Nov 22 11th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa's Arrival - The Streets at SouthGlenn Mall
Nov 22 2019 Winter Welcome - Stapleton MCA
Nov 23 Starlighting in Castle Rock
Nov 29 39th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Beaver Creek
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 A Hudson Christmas: Holiday Light Show
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Zoo Lights at the Denver Zoo
Nov 30 LIGHTING OF RIVER RUN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION - Keystone Resort
Dec 3 HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING - City of Aurora - CO
Dec 6 Parade of Lights & First Friday Art Walk 2019 in Louisville
Dec 6 Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Broomfield
Dec 6 & 7  9NEWS Parade of Lights 2019 in Downtown Denver
Dec 6 & 7  Lakewood Lights 2019 
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 Electric Safari 2019
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 Schweiger Ranch Holiday Display of Lights

 

Holiday Races

Dec 7  WinterFest 5K Family Fun Run/Walk - Fort Lupton Recreation Dept. - CO
Dec 8  2019 Jingle Bell Run - Denver 
Dec 15 Christmas Sweater 5K - 2019

 

Holiday Theatre

Multiple dates starting Nov 15 A Broadway Christmas Carol - CU Presents
Nov 15 - 17 It's a Wonderful Life (An Opera) - CU Presents
Nov 21 A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)
Multiple dates starting Nov 22 A Christmas Carol - The Musical - Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Nov 23 - 24 Hip Hop Nutcracker- Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 27 Foothills Youth Theatre Presents: The Holiday Play
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 A Christmas Carol - Miners Alley Playhouse
Multiple dates starting Nov 30 The Story of the Nutcracker 2019 - Miners Alley Playhouse
Multiple dates starting Dec 3 Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 Amahl and the Night Visitors
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 Scrooge: Bah Humbug! - Jesters Dinner Theatre & School for the Performing Arts
Multiple dates starting Dec 12 THE NUTCRACKER OF PARKER 2019 - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)
Dec 13 & 14 Nutcracker in a Nutshell Performance
Dec 14 & 15 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Multiple dates starting Dec 18  Home for the Holidays 2019
   

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 15 - 17 It's a Wonderful Life (An Opera) - CU Presents
Nov 24 The Colorado Choir Kicks Off the Holiday Season! - Barnes & Noble - Glendale, CO
Nov 29 HOME ALONE IN CONCERT
Dec 6 - 8 A Classic Parker Holiday - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE) 
Dec 7 Sounds of the Season - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)
Dec 7 & 8  A Symphony Holiday - Aurora Symphony Orchestra
Dec 8 CELTIC WOMAN: THE BEST OF CHRISTMAS TOUR
Dec 12 A Kantorei Christmas
Dec 13 - 15 A COLORADO CHRISTMAS
Dec 20 & 21 HANDEL'S MESSIAH - AWAKENING
Dec 22 HOLIDAY BRASS
Dec 23  A Classical Holiday with the Boulder Philharmonic and Chorus 

 

Christmas Tree Experience

November  Christmas Tree Cutting at Sulphur Ranger District Office 
November  Christmas Trees at Canyon Lakes Ranger District near Red Feather Lakes 
Starting Nov 29  Cottonwood Farm 
November Golden Gate Canyon State Park
November Holly Acres Nursery and Garden Center

 

Ice Skating

Starting Nov 14  The Rink At Belmar
Starting Nov 26 Downtown Denver Rink 2019 at Skyline Park
Dec 13 - 15  Holiday Ice Show & Skate with Santa - South Suburban Parks and Recreation 

 

Hanukkah

Dec 15 Jeff and Paige Chanukah Concert
Dec 23 Chanukah on Pearl
Dec 29  Chanukah on Ice- Louisville 

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 21 - 23 Winter Gift Market at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street
Multiple dates starting Nov 22 Denver Christkindl Market 2019
Nov 23 Santa's Cellar Craft Fair
Nov 29 & 30 Emporium Holiday Sale 2019 - Lakewood Heritage Center
Dec 6 & 7 2019 Holiday Pottery Sale at the Ridge Recreation Center
Dec 7 Schweiger Ranch Austrian Christmas & Christkindl Market
Multiple dates starting Dec 7  60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market - Hamill House Museum 
   
   

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 23 NEW YEAR FIKSI SHOW: DEDI MOROZI DO EXIST - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)
Dec 31  Bunk with the Beasts: Zoo Year’s Eve - Denver Zoo
Dec 31  Noon Year's Eve 2019 with the Children's Museum of Denver 
Dec 31  Mommy's Time Off- New Year’s Craft Party (3-9 Years) 
Dec 31 Noon Year’s Eve - Pikes Peak Children's Museum

 

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 9 The Polar Express Train Ride
Nov 24 Colorado Conservatory of Dance presents the 2019 Nutcracker Tea
Nov 30 Storytime and Activities Featuring Dear Santa and Cookies for Santa - Barnes & Noble - Glendale, CO
Dec 23 NEW YEAR FIKSI SHOW: DEDI MOROZI DO EXIST - Parker Arts Culture and Events (PACE)
Dec 23 & 24 Santa’s Toy Shop Mini-Camp (5-12 Years)
   
   
   

 

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