Fun December things to do!
Now – December 23rd: Denver Christkindlmarket
“Experience the warmth and charm of an authentic German Holiday Market right in the heart of Denver. Stroll through alleys lined with cozy wooden huts and shop for unique, finely crafted artisan gifts and tasty treats brought to you by local and international small businesses. As cheerful sounds of live holiday music fill the air, savor the season with traditional glühwein, German biers, and traditional holiday fare from across Europe. Every year, from November to December, guests of the Market are invited to explore the magic of Europe during the holidays – no passport required.” More Info!
Now – December 24th: Cherry Creek Holiday Market
“The third annual Cherry Creek Holiday Market takes place daily in Cherry Creek North on Fillmore St. between 1st and 2nd Avenue from November 17 through December 24, 2022. The event features 50+ local makers, a regular schedule of live music from local acts, a full bar program and a highly decorated festive atmosphere. This market is free, open to the public and family- and dog-friendly.” More Info!
Now – January 1st: Christmas in Color
“Drive through millions of lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you’ll hear right through your radio. Drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. Take your time enjoying this lighting extravaganza – we won’t judge you if you join the kids with your face pressed against the window!” Tickets & More Info!
Now – January 7th: Blossoms of Light
“Celebrate the holiday season at Blossoms of Light™, a dazzling and ever-changing display of light and color. The Gardens’ signature event for more than three decades, this annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms our York Street location into a twinkling winter wonderland. Join us for this family-friendly event that has become a holiday tradition for thousands of Front Range families. In line with our core value of sustainability, all lights used in the event are LED. Holiday treats and warm drinks will be available for purchase at Offshoots Café and the Hive Garden Bistro.” Tickets & More Info!
Now – February 14th: Downtown Denver Rink
“Downtown’s Destination for Fun This Winter. The Downtown Denver Partnership proudly invites you and your family to join us at the Downtown Denver Rink presented by Southwest Airlines – Downtown’s destination for fun this winter.” More Info!
December 4th– January 15th: Zoo Lights
“When it comes to holiday magic, you can always count on Zoo Lights—where natural wonders take on a whole new light. This year, our newest installations illuminate nature’s brilliant animation, with enchanting additions like Aurora Borealis, Savannah Sunset and Electric Jungle. As you wander through our winter wonderland, keep an eye out for nightly ice-carving demonstrations, cozy fire barrels and all kinds of festive holiday food and drink!” Tickets & More Info!
December 20th – January 1st: Mean Girls
“Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde) and director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).” Get Tickets!
December 30th– 31st: New Year’s Eve Weekend in Denver
“Celebrate the new year with your family by checking out fireworks, blockbuster museum exhibitions such as Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France and art shows all over town. Take advantage of great Denver hotel packages. The Regional Transportation Network (RTD) will offer free bus and rail service, including Access-a-Ride, FlexRide and SkyRide services, starting New Year’s Eve at 7 p.m. and running through 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Plan your trips and find route and schedule information on RTD’s website.” Events & More Info!
December 31st: New Year’s Eve Fireworks
“The sky will once again sparkle over downtown at the close of 2022 with the New Year’s Eve Fireworks. The two spectacular fireworks shows will occur at 9 p.m. and midnight. For the best viewpoints, stand along the 16th Street Mall. The identical fireworks shows will be synched to a music playlist from live DJs along the mall. Each show will run for about eight minutes and can be viewed from anywhere along the mall. The DJs will play tunes from 8 p.m. to midnight.”
Have an amazing December!