Nothing is more festive than wandering a winding path glistening with lights that illuminate the Colorado countryside. Trail of Lights returns to Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms from Friday, November 26 through Sunday, December 12 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., as well as nightly from December 17 to January 2.
Twinkling lights adorn many of the historical buildings including the schoolhouse, Hildebrand Ranch, farm house and Green Barn.
Spread throughout expansive property, Trail of Lights offers visitors a choice of paths:
A shorter route takes visitors directly through the children’s play area.
An extended path allows visitors to explore the outside area of the Green Farm Barn and silo before continuing through the children’s area and 1880s homestead.
Trail of Lights includes:
Holiday lights galore
Synchronized music in children’s play area
Signing Christmas trees
Two three-sided light tunnels
Illuminated antique and model tractors on display
You can also buy hot drinks, nuts and kettle corn.
I spy the GEICO Gecko! contest invites visitors to take a picture of the three lighted Geckos hidden throughout Trail of Lights for a chance to win $250.
Tickets for Trail of Lights are $15/adults, $13/children ages 3 to 15, $13/senior (65+), adult member or military. Child members pay $10. Those two and under are admitted for free (no ticket required).
Timed tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets are limited in each 30-minute time slot. Buy tickets online here.
Tickets are limited each night. Purchase in advance to ensure admittance on your desired date.
8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on November 9 at 10 a.m.