Holiday Activities and Events in Denver for December 2022

Holiday Activities and Events in Denver for December 2022

‘Tis the season to celebrate with family and friends. Here is a list of fun activities and events in happening in Denver this December. If you like holiday lights, seasonal food and festive music, you are in for a treat.

 

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ TRAIN RIDE
November 23, 2022 through December 23, 2022
17155 W. 44th Avenue Golden CO

Enjoy Holiday Magic, Caroling and the “Hot Chocolate” song and dance performed in the heated Polar Express Pavilion. Ride to the North Pole aboard vintage coaches, pulled by an authentic, coal-fired steam locomotive. Visit with Santa and delight as he hands you “The First Gift of Christmas!” Always a sell-out, you’ll want to book early. Tickets begin at $80/person ages 2-15, $100/person ages 16 and older (Lap Riders under age 2 Free) with upgraded First Class ticket options for Tables of Four for $475 also available. For tickets and more information, visit coloradorailroadmuseum.org.

 

TINSELTOWN: WHERE EVERYDAY IS CHRISTMAS (DENVER)
November 24, 2022 through December 30, 2022
501 Wazee St Suite #100 Denver CO

Tinseltown is coming, just in time for winter! The all-encompassing Christmas-themed pop-up will be fulfilling all your festive wishes. The event is overflowing with holly jolly Christmas spirit! It’s time to make every day cheery again, and you guessed it…Tinseltown is all about celebrating Christmas so you can expect Santa, elves, presents, tinsel, festive tunes and lots of winter warmer drinks, including a fabulous Christmas cocktail menu! Tickets include entry to the themed bar and a themed drink on arrival. – This pop-up bar is currently for those over 21’s, and family-friendly sessions are available for those under drinking age. – Non-alcoholic drinks are available – just let the team know on arrival – Images are not of this venue, they are a selection of previous Tinseltown’s and may vary.

 

POP THE HOLIDAYS: MUSIC WITH ‘SHELLS HOFFMAN
November 30, 2022 through December 17, 2022
2700 Arapahoe St. Denver CO

Crash into the holidays at this True West Award-winning show where souls are bared, shots are downed, and sh*t gets real. Hosted by “hysterically funny and wildly inappropriate” (Time Out NY) downtown NYC sensation ‘Shells Hoffman, this 90-minute ride includes inspired interpretations of holidays classics and pop music, party games, and some jaw-dropping revelations. One thing is for certain: “the more she drinks, the more she’ll spill” -NY Times

 

WINTER WANDERLAND LIGHT WALK
November 23, 2022 through December 24, 2022
Fillmore Plaza (between 1st and 2nd Ave on Fillmore St) Denver CO

Savor the season with a musical light walk under a million twinkling lights. Children of all ages will enjoy searching for eight sparkling trees that are choreographed to winter melodies in a beautifully timed show. Scan the QR code at each tree for a chance to win a $1,000 Cherry Creek North shopping spree — adding a little extra glow to the holiday season.

 

CHERRY CREEK HOLIDAY MARKET
November 23, 2022 through December 24, 2022
105 Fillmore St. Denver CO

The third annual Cherry Creek Holiday Market takes place daily in Cherry Creek North on Fillmore St. between 1st and 2nd Avenue from November 17 through December 24, 2022. The event features 50+ local makers, a regular schedule of live music from local acts, a full bar program and a highly decorated festive atmosphere. This market is free, open to the public and family- and dog-friendly.

 

We found these events on the 303 Magazine Calendar for Denver, Colorado. Check out the calendar for more great local Denver activities. Here is a link to their event’s calendar: https://303magazine.com/calendar/

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