(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Denver - 2020 | Kids Out and About Denver

(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Denver - 2020

 

KidsOutAndAbout is Denver's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! Typically we list (MORE than) 101 ideas for holiday family fun, but. . . it's 2020, which means a bit less is happening than usual. The activities we've listed here are confirmed for this year, but many require reserving ahead of time, and please keep in mind that events could be canceled... so click through to make arrangements. Enjoy the holidays!

If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Mindy Mangan at mindy@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you!

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates starting Nov 1, 2020 2020 Season at Santa's Workshop, North Pole, Colorado
Multiple dates starting Nov 2, 2020 (Virtual) Virtual Santa Experience - Belmar
Multiple dates starting Nov 7, 2020 Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's
Multiple dates starting Nov 13, 2020 (Virtual) Digital Santa Photos - The Orchard Town Center
Multiple dates starting Nov 14, 2020 (Virtual) VIRTUAL VISITS with Santa - Park Meadows Mall
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Denver Christkindl Market
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Photos with Santa at Park Meadows Mall
Multiple dates starting Nov 21, 2020 Santa at Belmar!
Multiple dates starting Nov 27, 2020 9NEWS Parade of Lights 2020
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2020 Electric Safari 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Dec 5, 2020 Santa Parade - Louisville Chamber of Commerce
Dec 5, 2020 2020 Winterfest in Fort Lupton
Dec 12, 2020 (Virtual) Christmas with the Clauses – ONLINE STREAMING ONLY - Parker Arts (PACE)
Dec 12, 2020 (Virtual) Storytime with Santa - Second Star to the Right Books
Dec 12, 2020 (In-Person & Virtual) Stories & Selfies with Santa - Foothills Park & Recreation

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 27 - Nov 29, 2020 Annual Victorian Christmas High Tea 2020 at Miramont Castle Museum
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2020 Holiday Teas and Tours- Rock Ledge Ranch
Multiple dates starting Dec 5, 2020 60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market - Hamill House Museum 

 

Light Displays

Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Christmas at Gaylord Rockies
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 2020 Christmas in Color - Federal Heights, CO
Nov 20, 2020 A Merry Little Skate Night at The Rink at Belmar
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street
Nov 21, 2020 Castle Rock Starlighting 2020
Multiple dates starting Nov 23, 2020 Zoo Lights 30th Anniversary!
Multiple dates starting Nov 27, 2020 9NEWS Parade of Lights 2020
Multiple dates starting Nov 27, 2020 Trail of Lights - Denver Botanic Gardens-Chatfield Farms
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2020 Electric Safari 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

 

Holiday Races

Dec 5, 2020 5K Walk/Run - 2020 Winterfest in Fort Lupton
Dec 11 - 13, 2020 (Virtual) 2020 Jingle Bell Run
Dec 20, 2020 Christmas Sweater 5K - 2020

 

Holiday Theatre

Multiple dates starting Nov 30, 2020 (Radio Play) A Child's Christmas In Wales - Arvada Center
Multiple dates starting Dec 2, 2020 (Virtual) The Family Tree: A Virtual Holiday Comedy - Arvada Center
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2020 (Virtual) 2020 Virtual Holiday Festival - CU Presents
Dec 18, 2020 (Virtual) Nutcracker in a (Virtual) Nutshell - Foothills Park & Recreation

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Multiple dates starting Nov 27, 2020 Cottonwood Farm 
Multiple dates starting November 2020 Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Multiple dates starting November 2020 Holly Acres Nursery and Garden Center

 

Hanukkah

Dec 13, 2020 Chanukah in Cherry Creek
Dec 13, 2020 (Virtual) Virtual Live Jeff and Paige Chanukah Concert - Boulder JCC
Dec 17, 2020 Menorah Lighting Celebration at Orchard Town Center

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 21, 2020 Holiday Artisan Market - The Streets at SouthGlenn Mall
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Denver Christkindl Market
Multiple dates starting Dec 5, 2020 61st Annual Georgetown Christmas Market - Hamill House Museum
Dec 11 - 13, 2020 Holiday Arts and Pottery Sale - Lakewood Heritage Center
 Cancelled for 2020  Jingle Bell Market Craft Fair
 Cancelled for 2020  Winter Gift Market at Denver Botanic Gardens-York Street

  

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 7, 2020 The Polar Express Train Ride - Colorado Railroad Museum
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Friday Carriage Rides - The Orchard Town Center
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Letters to Santa - The Orchard Town Center
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2020 Pet Photos with Santa at Belmar
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2020 December Delights - Four Mile Historic Park
Dec 11 - 13, 2020 (Virtual) The Nutcracker Sweet: A Streamed Performance - Colorado Conservatory of Dance

 


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