See what’s happening around Denver in December!


December 2nd to 29th: The Nutcracker

Audiences simply can’t get enough of Colorado Ballet’s acclaimed production of The Nutcracker. Returning for its 59th season, this beloved holiday favorite sells out every year. Experience this whimsical trip to the sugar plum kingdom where magical dances come alive. Secure your seats early for this holiday tradition as most performances fill up prior to opening night.” Get Tickets!





December 2nd to 30th: Zoo Lights: Illuminated with Life

“Zoo Lights celebrates its 29th year as one of Denver’s most beloved and popular holiday traditions. To protect the magic of the season tickets are limited by date and issued for a one-hour entry time window. Most evenings sell out in advance and tickets will not be available at the door for evenings that sell out.” Tickets & More Info!






December 2nd to January 3rd: Blossoms of Light

The Gardens’ signature event for over three decades, this annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms our York Street location into a twinkling winter wonderland. With fresh and exciting new features, along with some fan favorites, this year’s display is brighter and more expansive than ever before. Join us for this family-friendly event that has become a holiday tradition for thousands of Front Range families. Available for purchase: Dinner, holiday treats, warm drinks and our souvenir reusable mug HoloSpex glasses.” Tickets & More Info!



December 2nd to January 4th: Christmas in Color

EXPERIENCE CHRISTMAS LIKE NEVER BEFORE. Load up your friends and family into the van (or car, or truck) and experience Christmas like never before. Drive through acres of more than 1.5 million lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you’ll hear right through your radio. You’ll drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. It’s like being immersed in another world. In fact, we won’t judge you if you join the kids with your face pressed against the window.” Tickets & More Info!







December 13th to 14th: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

“Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats with Mavis Staples live at Mission Ballroom!” Get Tickets!










December 31st: New Years Eve Fireworks

“Ring in the New Year on the 16th Street Mall, and catch one of two spectacular fireworks shows! Come downtown and dine in one of the many fine restaurants, or make a night of it and stay in one of downtown Denver’s fabulous hotels.” More Info!