Come out for Trunk or Treat, costume contests, a glow-in-the-dark dance party and more. Reservations required for costume contests.
Take a train ride, wearing your cozy pajamas where Santa's elves entertain. After a 30 minute ride, the train reaches the "North Pole" where Santa boards the train to pass out a holiday bell to each child as he visits with the children. $30-$69.
Celebrate the holidays with Frequent Flyers' Adult Student Company dancers on aerial fabrics, lyra, trapeze, and more. $18-$25.
Ring in the new year with activities at the library, and magic with Chad Wonder. All ages. Pick up a free ticket at the library to attend, starting one hour before each show.
Register to enable kids to help other kids, face-to-face so that the givers get to see and feel the difference that they've made for another child. See Denver Nuggets, KOOL105 Radio, and hear the Colorado Children's Chorale perform. Registration opens late October but December 9 is the date for giving. Later dates can be arranged.
Grab a cup of hot cocoa and take a stroll through Boulder's Civic Area, illuminated with more than 225,000 LED lights.
Gather around the Town Tree and join the Mayor and the Parker Chorale in a Sing-a-long to Silent Night to kick off the event before the official lighting. Once the park is lit up, stroll around O’Brien Park and take in the sights of the fun holiday ice sculpture displays, or run into some holiday…
Sing songs, hear stories, do a craft, and have light refreshments.
Celebrate the season with songs, stories, a craft, and cookies and cider. All ages.
Experience small town, authentic holiday charm during a month-long celebration featuring Victorian carolers, live reindeer, free horse drawn carriage rides, lights display, barbershop quartets, and free Newfoundland dog-pulled cart rides.
Avoid the malls this holiday season and shop local. CAE features unique, handmade gift and holiday items from local and regional artists in a cohesive, mixed retail display.
Buy local from young business owners who display and sell their unique products to the local community. All products are handmade and personally sold by the owners. Find beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more.
Dec. 8, 7pm; Dec. 9, 2pm. Enjoy renditions of winter fairy tales interpreted through aerial dance.$18-$25.
Hop on the train that features the 1880s vintage passenger coach, and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. The Easter Bunny will be handing out candy, and the Depot General Store will have gift ideas for Easter baskets.
Curl up by the fireplace, enjoy a drink and listen to a blend of music from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” with jazz versions from The Nutcracker, featuring the Ron LeGault Jazz Trio.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day early this year at the Highlands Ranch Mansion. Enjoy music, sample sweet treats, and tour the historic home.
Listen to live musicians play customary Las Posadas songs, participate in a reenactment of Joseph and Mary’s journey to Bethlehem as depicted in the Christian bible and enjoy complimentary biscochito cookies with hot cider and Mexican hot chocolate.
Watch as a chosen honoree lights the farolitos – paper bags filled with sand and illuminated with candles – in the open-air courtyard of The Fort in an alternative tree lighting ceremony. Hot cider, Mexican hot chocolate and biscochito cookies are served.
Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24. Join Sharkey and Santa Claus for a holiday buffet. Call for reservations and pricing levels.
Walk through the mazes and pumpkin patch; pet the animals and purchase organically grown produce at a Boulder family farm. On weekends, ride a steam engine, learn about farming methods from the early 1900s or take a hay ride for $3.
Dec. 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23 at 2pm. 16, 22 at 7pm. Go on a magical magical adventure of toy soldiers, dancing snowflakes and Sugar Plum fairies. $38 adult, $35 student/senior, $28 ages 3-12.
Visit Santa, who is looking for cadets to help him prepare his sleigh for the big day. Create memorable moments with the Flight Suit Visualizer, a magical snow and light show inside Santa’s sleigh.