Things to Do in Denver During the Holidays 2018

By TBC on November 28, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season rapidly approaching, it’s important to take time with your soon-to-be spouse for a date night! Need some ideas? Here are some seasonal activities around the Denver metro area for you to check out!

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When: December 15th, 3 – 6

Where:  The Denver Sports Castle

This holiday-time craft beer festival brings lots of cheer, good beer from the largest and smallest Denver breweries, along with a jolly crowd, music and light references to Seinfeld’s-created holiday.  Wear your best holiday sweater and be prepared for some serious fun. Tickets range from $40 – $65.


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When: November 16 – December 23

Where:  Skyline Park


The Christkindl Market includes vendors from Germany and other countries, as well as local artisans, offering high-quality, handcrafted gifts such as traditional hand-carved wooden figurines, handmade candles and ornaments. Traditional German food will tempt your taste buds. Sip on warm Glühwein (hot spiced wine) as you listen to traditional Christmas carols and live German music. Entry is free.

christkindl market


When:  December 1st

Where: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center


Set in a beautiful ballroom in downtown Denver, the 1940’s White Christmas Ball is one of the The Mile High City’s most glamorous holiday events. Dance to big band music among vintage vehicles, movie set lights and props, re-enactors, sleighs and Christmas trees under a canopy of glistening lights.  Tickets are $67 each.

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When: Nov. 23–24, Nov. 30–Dec. 2, Dec. 7–9, 14–24 and 26–31

Where: Hudson Gardens & Events Center


Bundle up for a visit with Santa at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. After sharing your list with Saint Nick, sip hot chocolate as you stroll the outdoor paths lined with trees decked with more than a million twinkling lights. Tickets range between $8 – $11.

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When:  November 30th – December 18th

Where:  Alamo Theaters (Sloan’s Lake & Littleton)

Join Alamo for holiday classics like Elf, National Lampoon’s Christmas, Home Alone and Love Actually.  You’ll get the full movie party treatment complete with themed props, pre-movie fun & games and lots of unexpected surprises. $13 per ticket.

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From The Know:


When: November 21 – December 31st.  Closed Thanksgiving, 12/7 & 12/14

Where: Avanti Food & Beverage

Miracle is a national pop-up bar with a Christmas theme. This year,Miracle is taking over Avanti Food & Beverage’s upper deck bar.  The pop-up includes festive décor, holiday treats, entertainment and specialty cocktails like the Snowball Old Fashioned (gingerbread bourbon, wormwood bitters, lemon zest) and Run Run Rudolph (tequila, coffee liqueur, iced hot chocolate, Mexican spices). Reservations taken starting Nov. 21 at 720-269-4778.