There’s only one weekend left until Christmas! Time certainly flies when you’re having fun - and when it still feels like autumn out there. Whether Colorado’s unseasonably warm weather threw your holiday plans for a loop, you’d just like to squeeze in some last-minute festivities before the big day, or you want to plan something special for Christmas Eve on Sunday, we have the list for you. See Denver holiday events 2017 that will be open all weekend (December 22th, 2017 through December 24th, 2017) in the Metro Denver area.
Downtown Denver Ice Rink- Denver, CO
Skating is FREE! Rentals: Adults $8, Children $6 (FREE on Sundays): Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Your kids’ skate rentals are free on Christmas Eve and it’s always free to skate at the Downtown Denver Ice Rink. Burn off some of that holiday sugar with an invigorating glide or twirl at one of the best Denver holiday events 2017.
Santa’s Flight Academy- Denver, CO
FREE!: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Visit the Cherry Creek Shopping Center for some last-minute shopping and an exciting “excursion” for your little one! Kids get to help Santa drive his sleigh and earn a cadet badge at Santa’s Flight Academy. Expect some long lines at this one.
Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms - Littleton, CO
$20 for children or adults ($15 for members): Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Colorado’s charming Chatfield Botanic Gardens hosts one of the most stunning and immersive holiday experiences for families. You’ll see countless lights, meet live reindeer, take photos with Santa, do crafts with Mrs. Claus, take a hayride, and more!
Breakfast with Santa at the Downtown Aquarium - Denver, CO
Adults $18.99, Children $12.99: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Enjoy a festive holiday breakfast buffet and catch a glimpse of Santa swimming with the sea life. Plus, get pictures with Santa and 50% of aquarium admission.
Denver Pavilions Holiday Carousel - Denver, CO
$3 per ride: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Add to the magic of the holidays with a spin around Denver’s only seasonal carousel. Some Pavilions vendors will even provide free carousel tickets - just ask! And, to top it all off, a portion of proceeds supports The Food Bank of the Rockies.
A Hudson Christmas - Littleton, CO
Adults $9, Children $6: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Visit the beautiful Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Colorado for a lights display to be remembered! Warm up with hot chocolate and stroll through twinkling pathways.
Denver Christkindl Market- Denver, CO
FREE, though table reservations can be purchased: Friday, Saturday
Soak in traditional German and holiday music, while sipping a bear and indulging in danish pastries and German faire. This holiday fest is sure to have you shouting, “prost!”
Denver holiday events 2017 continue to enchant The Mile High City until the very last minute… jingle all the way to Christmas Eve and beyond with the city’s best festive events.