Denver December Happenings

Are you looking for some winter time fun this month to get yourself in the holiday spirit? Yes? Then you are in the perfect place!

Here is our list of all the Denver must-do’s for the month of December!



Downtown Denver Rink: Through February 20, 2021

Bundle up and bring the whole family or your close friends for some free ice skating this year. Located right in the heart of downtown, they will also be hosting special events!


Santa’s Flight Academy: Nov 12-Dec 24, 2021

Little ones can take a look and step inside a 22-foot tall sleigh and experience the magic of the season with snowfall. If they’re up to it, they can even have their photo taken with Santa! Make reservations by clicking on the link above!


Cherry Creek North Winter Wanderland: Nov 18, 2021- Dec 24, 2021

Check out Winter Wanderland and explore 16 sparkling blocks with more than a half-million lights and experience 8 twinkling displays all choreographed to music. This year, they have also included an interactive art installation called the “domino effect”, that will feature 120 brightly colored dominos. On Saturdays, December 4, 11 and 18 you can stop by for Saturday Night Lights, where you stroll beneath 600 illuminated trees while enjoying free treats and entertainment! Sign me up!


The Mile High Tree: Nov 19, 2021-Jan 8, 2022

Join in on the holiday fun when you go visit this festive Denver attraction. It’s a brilliantly lit 110-foot tall immersive art installation that provides dazzling lights accompanied by a music show!


Blossoms of Light: Nov 19, 2021- Jan 8, 2022

Denver Botanic Gardens is known for hosting the always stunning, Blossoms of Light, an annual family-friendly event that has become a tradition for people across Colorado. Come interact with incredible light displays plus sip warms drinks and snack on tasty treats as you stroll. Pre-purchased tickets are required.


Zoo Lights: Nov 22, 2021- Jan 2, 2022

Zoo Lights is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year! This annual spectacle transforms the Denver Zoo into Colorado’s wildest wonderland. Don’t miss this years anniversary celebration which will feature over a million lights covering 80 acres!


Luminova Holidays: Nov 24, 2021- Jan 2, 2022

Making its Colorado debut, this family-friendly event brings larger-than-life holiday displays and immersive experiences for all to enjoy. It features more than 3 million lights, a 65-foot-tall Christmas tree, a 25-foot-tall snowman that never melts, a 200-foot-long candy cane tunnel, giant ornaments, a wall of lights, rides on limited Elitch Gardens attractions, train rides for the kids and interactive activities like a light-up hopscotch!


Trail of Lights: Nov 26, 2021- Jan 2, 2022

Stroll through the Colorado countryside along a winding path glistening with lights. This year, you will find a three-sided light tunnel, illuminated antique and model tractors, a children’s play area and warm holiday food and drink! Purchase tickets online by clicking on the above link!