The holidays are a magical season filled with cheer, beauty, and fun experiences. Many venues embrace this spirit by offering holiday-themed events and activities. In fact, the winter months are packed with concerts, markets, and Santa-related attractions.
There are so many Downtown Denver events to choose from, whether you’re looking for a family-friendly outing or a cute date idea. To provide some inspiration, here are six diverse events to share with loved ones.
1. Mile High Tree
Open all season long, Nov. 30 – Jan. 31, 2020, the new Mile High Tree is free every evening in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC).
The Mile High Tree is a ginormous, 39-foot sculpture that hosts up to 140 guests at a time. Every 30 minutes there will be a lights and music show on the hour and half hour. Stop by for a fun, new experience during the holidays.
2. Camp Christmas at Stanley Marketplace
If you’re a die-hard Christmas fan, you’ll probably enjoy this holiday extravaganza. From Nov. 21 through Jan. 5, Christmas takes over Stanley Marketplace in many forms.
You can marvel at historical figures liberally made-up to fit the occasion and explore a pink-themed wonderland. Covering 10,000 square feet, this exhibit is hours of fun for the whole family, with tickets starting at $8.
3. Blossoms of Light at the Denver Botanic Gardens
This gorgeous display has become a tradition at the Denver Botanic Gardens. The entire venue is decorated with Christmas lights, adding a festive layer to the natural beauty already present.
You can enjoy this sparkling landscape from Nov. 29 through Jan.3, evenings only, and even bring home a souvenir mug to commemorate the visit. The light displays contain a mixture of old favorites and new features.
4. Holiday Party at Blake Street Tavern
Looking for holiday event venues to host your annual get-together? Blake Street Tavern has a variety of event spaces to suit your needs. You can have a private family party in the Board Room, hang with close friends at a Community Table, or have a workplace shindig in the Underground Social.
The food is fantastic, and there are no room rental fees, which means you have more money to spend on gifts — a fact everyone in your circle is sure to appreciate. Reach out to Blake Street Tavern today to save the space and have a holiday party that you won’t soon forget.
5. The Nutcracker at Ellie Caulkins Opera House
“The Nutcracker” is a beloved ballet that has delighted audiences in Colorado for nearly 60 years. This event is the perfect opportunity to dress up and bask in the grandeur of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The show runs from Nov. 30 through Dec. 29, though you’ll want to get your tickets as soon as possible, as they usually sell out before opening night.
6. Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms
If you have young children, meeting Santa can make their day. In addition to a photo opportunity with St. Nick himself, Santa’s Village also offers the following:
Who are you spending time with this holiday season? At Blake Street Tavern, we love bringing people together with great food and fun games. For more information on how you can book your holiday party, give us a call at 303-675-0505 or contact us online. You’re sure to have a fun time when Blake Street Tavern does the hosting!