Denver Area Christmas Light Showcases For 2018

Dated: 12/04/2018

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Greek Theater at Christmas time 1920's


There’s nothing quite like an evening stroll under twinkling holidays lights to celebrate the season. The Mile High City has plenty of brilliant lights displays to enjoy. 

SANTA'S VILLAGE

WHEN: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 23–Dec. 23, 2018

WHEREChatfield Farms Botanic Gardens
Explore Chatfield Farms as it is transformed into a magical village. Santa's Village is a family-friendly holiday event including pictures with Santa, hayrides, a trail of light, holiday gifts, Santa’s Workshop and so much more.

A HUDSON CHRISTMAS

WHEN: Nov. 30–Dec. 2, Dec. 7–9, 14–24 and 26–31, 2018
WHERE: Hudson Gardens & Events Center
Bundle up for a visit with Santa at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. After sharing your list with Ol' Saint Nick, sip hot chocolate as you stroll the outdoor paths lined with trees decked with more than a million twinkling lights.

BLOSSOMS OF LIGHT

WHEN: Nov. 23, 2018–Jan. 1, 2019 (includes Dec. 24, 25 and 31) 
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

Embrace the holidays with thousands of colorful lights draped in elegant designs at Blossoms of Light. The 2018 event will be brighter and bigger than ever before, with sound-reactive LED lights and carolers on select evenings. Warm drinks and tasty treats and seasonal entertainment will be available, and thousands of lights in the gardens' amphitheater are synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes.

9NEWS PARADE OF LIGHTS

WHEN: Nov. 30, 2018 (8 p.m.) and Dec. 1, 2018 (6 p.m.)
WHERE: Downtown Denver 

The 9NEWS Parade of Lights is the signature event of the downtown Denver holiday season. The countless sparkling lights, marching bands, giant balloons, majestic floats and delightful characters will once again wow hundreds of thousands. Viewing along the parade route is free, and grandstand tickets are sold for seating in front of the beautifully illuminated City & County Building.

ZOO LIGHTS

WHEN: Nov. 30, 2018–Jan. 6, 2019
WHERE: Denver Zoo

Zoo Lights will span 70 acres of Denver Zoo's campus with nightly entertainment, animal encounters, Santa meet-and-greets and, of course, illuminated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns, hide in bushes and appear in places where they’re least expected.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS OF DENVER

WHEN: Dec. 7, 2018
WHERE: History Colorado Center

Hop aboard a comfortable, heated bus as you cruise through some of Denver's most beautiful neighborhoods, all lit up for the season. You'll also learn about the state’s historic holiday traditions and warm up with hot chocolate and cookies.

NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS

WHEN: Dec. 31, 2018
WHERE: 16th Street Mall - Pedestrian Mall

Ring in the New Year with Denver's annual New Year's Eve Fireworks with viewpoints along the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. There will be two displays, one at the family-friendly hour of 9 p.m. and the other at midnight. Costumed entertainers will interact with crowds between shows, featuring magicians, costumed characters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, comedians and more.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF HOLIDAY EVENTS, CLICK HERE.


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1. Photos provided by: http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/

2. Locations provided by: Denver, the Mile High City; https://www.denver.org/milehighholidays/explore-the-holidays/lights-extravaganzas/

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