Get up-close and personal with a pair of real, live reindeer at Denver Premium Outlets on two Sundays, December 10 & 17, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Center Court. Riverdale Reindeer will be on hand with two of their very own reindeer. Kids may take photos with them (from outside the fenced area), learn about fun reindeer facts, and get to hold reindeer antler shed. [Read more…] about Live Reindeer Visit Denver Premium Outlets
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Let’s go for a spin, Colorado! Denver’s popular e-bike rebate program has been up and running since April 2022. And, now, Colorado is launching the largest statewide e-bike rebate program in the U.S. this summer. Thanks to the passage of SB22-193, e-bike rebates will be available to low- and moderate-income Coloradans. [Read more…] about Applications Now Open! Electric Bicycle Rebate Program Now Statewide in Colorado
Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best-selling children’s books of all time, Wonka tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today. [Read more…] about Movie Preview – ‘Wonka’ Starring Timothee Chalamet
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE things to do around Denver. The list is updated daily, so check back often. Looking for more free and low-cost things to do in the following weeks? Find additional activities on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or month.
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Boulder’s Jewish community holds a Chanukah Menorah Lighting on Monday, December 11, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Pearl Street Mall. This FREE annual outdoor event is open to the entire community and has become a holiday ritual for many local families. The festivities include the Menorah lighting, music, latkes, sufganiyot (jelly donuts), hot chocolate, and Chanukah favors. [Read more…] about Celebrate Chanukah On Pearl In Boulder
For Denver area parents the holidays are a special time full of cookies, Santa, twinkling lights, and quality time with the kids. A whole lot of quality time in fact, since most school-age children are home for at least two weeks during the season.
While we may think getting presents and doing special holiday things would entertain them, any seasoned mom or dad or caretaker knows there comes a time when you just need to get out of the house.
Don’t worry, you don’t have to spend a fortune on fancy play parks in order to have fun. There are plenty of cheap, FREE and exciting things to do. [Read more…] about Best Ways To Entertain Kids On The Cheap This Winter Break
Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and prepare to bundle up (but it’s so worth it) on the the University of Denver campus for a FREE open-air Holiday Carillon Recital on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at 3 p.m. The recital (which goes on regardless of weather) features the school’s Williams Carillon, a 65-bell instrument and one of the largest bell towers in the country. [Read more…] about Free DU Holiday Carillon Concert on Sunday. Reception & Tower Tours After
Benchmark Theatre is a local, professional theatre company launched in 2017. Their next production is the world premiere of FoMo: Formerly Mormon. The play opens Friday, December 8, 2023, and runs through December 23 at The Bench at 40West. General admission is $30 ($25 for students, seniors and military), but on Thursdays tickets are $18. [Read more…] about Nearly Half-Priced Tickets For Benchmark Theatre Thursday Performances
Chabad of Cherry Creek hosts a Hanukkah menorah lighting on Sunday, December 10, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The entire community is invited to enjoy the ceremony which includes face painting, fire juggling, traditional sweet treats (including hot latkes) and activities and crafts for all ages. The lighting is at Gart Plaza on 3rd Ave. & Milwaukee St., Denver. [Read more…] about Free Hanukkah Menorah Lighting in Cherry Creek
Deceptions with Jeff Jenson features mind-boggling sleight-of-hand, daring feats, and classic magical acts that will leave audiences of all ages in awe. It’s a night where every moment promises to be as engaging as it is enchanting – a perfect blend of magic and wonder. The show is on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 7 p.m. at The Hub at 40 Arts West. [Read more…] about Deceptions: Comedy, Magic & Mind Reading With Jeff Jenson
A winter experience is taking over the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus. Snow Days comes to the Museum’s Joy Park from December 2 through February 16. It provides true, Colorado outdoor fun for children and their families. Spend your day gliding around the rink, sledding on REAL snow, sipping hot cocoa by a toasty fire and more. [Read more…] about Snow Days Opens For The Season at Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
For musical and theater lovers in Denver, there’s no better gift than tickets to see one of the amazing shows at the Denver Center for Performing Arts — from local productions to touring Broadway shows! However, you can also treat yourself this holiday season with the gift of entertainment. And, from December 1 to 17, 2023, DCPA is spreading lots of cheer by offering a daily deal on tickets. [Read more…] about More Deals Added! Enjoy Daily Deals at DCPA’s Gift Giving Central
The holiday spirit is in full swing at The Shops at Northfield, which is hosting an extensive lineup of joyful festivities to help celebrate the season – from carolers spreading cheer to unique events like puppet shows and an ice carving showcase. Here’s a look at what’s on the schedule through December. [Read more…] about ‘Tis The Season For Holiday Festivities at The Shops at Northfield
In ancient times, people grew afraid when each day had fewer hours of sunshine than the day before and feared that one day there would be no daylight left. Winter solstice, on December 21, was the darkest, most frightening day of them all. Eventually they realized that after this day each year the sun started moving towards them again, and that is still celebrated, especially at the Wild Bear Nature Center. [Read more…] about Winter Solstice Celebration in Nederland
Celebrate the holidays in the 1930s with a glimpse into Aurora’s past at the DeLaney Farm Historic Site on Saturday & Sunday, December 9 & 10, 2023. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day during the Holiday Open House, see holiday decorations by the Daughters of the American Revolution, have some hot chocolate, look inside the round barn & Gully home, and learn about Aurora’s agricultural past. [Read more…] about Celebrate The Holidays At DeLaney Farm In Aurora