Fun Events, Festivals and Things To Do
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AND HOME SHOW
February 4-12, 2017
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
The Colorado Garden and Home Show is the Rocky
Mountain region's oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a
nine-day spectacular event – where inspiration from the latest ideas and trends
in landscaping, gardening and home improvement can be found. February 13-14 -
Fascinated by the cake decorating and sugar art challenges on the major cable
networks? See what local sugar artists can do at the fourth annual Sweet Times
in the Rockies.
$12/General Admission, $10/Seniors, Free/Children 12 and Under
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY
The best and most beautiful
things in the world cannot be
seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
A HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDE
A horse-drawn carriage around LoDo's cobbled streets evokes the romance of a
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The Annual Valentine’s Day Mountaintop Matrimony ceremony and reception is a
Loveland tradition where new couples are joined in matrimony and married couples
renew their vows in a mass wedding at The Ptarmigan Roost Cabin, elevation
12,440 feet, located at the top of Lift #2. The Honeymooner's Apres Party for
all participants and their guests follows the ceremony at the Loveland Basin
featuring music, wedding cake, spirits and even a best dressed contest.
Participating couples must pre-register online in order to receive the 2 for 1
lift ticket special. For more information please call (303) 571-5580 Ext. 141.
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ROMANTIC RESTAURANTS IN COLORADO
DENVER RESTAURANT WEEK
FEB 24 - MARCH 5, 2017
IT'S TIME TO SPRING FORWARD
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME RETURNS ON MARCH 12, 2017
ST PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
when: Saturday, 11 Mar 2017 (annual)
where: Lower Downtown Denver
Denver, like many American cities, has a proud
Irish community who celebrate St Patrick's Day with a grand parade. Floats, pipe
bands and Irish dancers head along Blake to 17th, then along Wynkoop to 19th,
finishing at Coors Field Parking.
DENVER HOME SHOW
National Western Complex
show runs from March 17th - 19th, 2017
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EVERGREEN LAKE BARREL DROP
Can you guess the
date and time the barrel will fall through Evergreen Lake? The Mountain
Foothills Rotary Club is proud to announce the Evergreen Ice Melt Contest.
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Purchase Tickets for $3 or two for $5
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION IN EVERGREEN COLORADO
Mountain Area Earth Day Fair with hosts dozens of
exhibitors and vendors at the lovely Evergreen Lake House situated on Evergreen
Lake right in the heart of downtown Evergreen.
More Details Here
APRIL 22 (always falls on this day)
At this time of year family, friends and loved ones are thought of dearly.
Wishing you a very Happy Easter Holiday!
CINCO DE MAYO
May 6-7, 2017
Civic Center Park • 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204 • 303-534-8342
Established in 1987,
this festival unites the city with a colorful fiesta commemorating Mexican
victory at the Battle of Puebla. Having grown into the largest Cinco de Mayo
event in the nation, the festival draws nearly half a million people to Civic
Center Park for dancing, crafts, music, and traditional Mexican food. The
Celebrate Culture parade wends its way through downtown to commence the
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY
"Being a full-time mother is one of the
highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love." - Mildred B. Vermont
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a
SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES
CAPITOL HILL PEOPLE'S FAIR
June 3-4, 2017
Civic Center Park
Saturday - 10am to 8pm
Sunday - 10am to 7pm
100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204 •
popular arts and crafts fair is organized by the Capitol Hill United
Neighborhoods group and honors the diversity of Denver's urban communities.
Food, entertainment, family fun, and an impressive selection of original,
handmade crafts are primary attractions. From dried floral arrangements and
ceramics to photography and candles, the merchandise is surprisingly varied.
Massages, face-painting, henna body art, and tarot readings can also be had.
Official Event Website »
LA PIAZZA DELL`ARTE
June TBD 2017
Larimer Square • Larimer St, between 14th St & 15th St, Denver, CO 80211
Every June historic Larimer Square
shuts down to vehicle traffic to become a colorful Italian piazza, transformed
by the work of professional, amateur and student artists who skillfully create
chalk masterpieces on the city street. The event includes hand-made gelato and a
wine-tasting tent, but the real fun is watching the artwork being created. It's
a family-friendly event that goes on into the evening with special dinners held
at some of the local restaurants.
Official Event Website »
TELLURIDE BALLOON FESTIVAL
June 2-4, 2017 (annual)
festival the sky over the beautiful Telluride Valley in Colorado fills with
balloons during the day. At night, there's a spectacular balloon glow on the
town's Main Street.
Balloonists come from around the Southwest for a fun-filled weekend of
inflation, flotation and illumination. On the opening night, balloon enthusiasts
can meet with pilots and learn what it takes to fly one of these amazing craft.
Telluride Balloon Festival Website
June 2017 - 9am to 5pm
Located just 45
minutes outside of Denver, Bailey will hold its annual celebration on Saturday,
June18th from 9am - 5pm. This years festivities will include live music and
entertainment, food, beer garden, wine arbor, artisans, crafters, jumping
castles, games and horseback rides for the kids, For more information please
visit our website at
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protection against my fears. She promised to wait for me in case I need
her. And I expect I will - as I always have. - Gene Hill
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Artful Journey School of Fine Arts
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Evergreen, Colorado in the Evergreen North Center in a large, comfortable ...
Evergreen Park & Recreation
Park Recreation Center, 32003 Ellingwood Trail, Evergreen ... Look for our
Summer Camps Guide inside the March Colorado Serenity Magazine.
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY
He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let
me watch him do it.
Clarence Budington Kelland
EVERGREEN COLORADO RODEO
June 16-18, 2017
HIGHLANDS STREET FAIR
32nd Ave, Perry St to Julian St, Denver, CO 80211
Fair / Festival - Cultural
Dates: June TBD, 2017
Every year the Highlands Street Fair seems to get a little bigger, a little bit
crazier and a lot more fun. Local merchants close off a few blocks of the
popular shopping and dining district for a day of live music, kids education and
play areas, arts and crafts booths and food and drink on the streets. The fair
is held rain or shine.
Official Event Website »
Staunton State Park Young Stewards Program
Bring the Family to Experience Staunton State Park with the Young Stewards
Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado for the family opportunity to experience
Colorado's new Staunton State Park! Bring your 6-10 year olds for this unique
half-day Young Stewards Program of environmental education, outdoor stewardship,
and outdoor games and recreation. This youth-focused day is a great opportunity
for the whole family to learn about invasive weeds, get their hands dirty, be
outside and give back together. Learn more and register online at
2016 CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE: INTERIOR
DESIGNER COLLEEN JOHNSON
Our Circle of Excellence awards pay tribute to pioneering
professionals who have paved the way for
Colorado's design evolution.
THE MATERIALS GUIDE: FIXTURES & FINISHES
An exciting trend in fixtures is the many variations of
THE MAGIC OF MOBILE TINY HOMES
Hit the road or host a guest in these stylish, portable
10 NATIONAL PARK TRAILS EVERY COLORADAN
You don't know the extent of this state's beauty until
you've sweated to see it from these
GENERAL News & VIEWS
HOW AFFORDABLE IS THE MEDIAN NEW HOME
As median household incomes have risen, new homes have
become more affordable, as they have not
risen in price in recent months.
BUILDER SENTIMENT HOLDS STEADY IN MARCH
Buyers are expected to leave their winter hibernation,
look around for new home options and
finally break that pent up demand dam.
Conifer Colorado Chamber of Commerce
Do you know
your Merlots from your Pinots? How about your Chardonnays from your Shirazes?
Well, Grape lovers, either way you answer, your Night is coming!
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Benefiting Mt. Evans Home Health & Hospice
An Independence Day tradition since 1982,
starts at 8 a.m. at
and finishes with an awards ceremony and post-race party at Nick’s Pro Fitness.
Hiwan Homestead Museum
4208 S Timbervale Drive - Evergreen, CO 80439
Children's Games, Model "A" Truck from Humphrey Museum, Lookout Mountain Nature
Center Coyote Program and more. FREE EVENT!
Evergreen Music Fourth of July
Evergreen Colorado Lake House off Upper
3 P. M.
Evergreen Colorado Lake House - Upper Bear
Creek - Evergreen, CO 80439
A Fourth of
July symphony orchestra comes to Evergreen for an annual celebration of
patriotic music on
the lawn near the Evergreen Colorado Lake House. Free transportation from
Evergreen High School. Denver Brass and classical pianist Peter Simons are
scheduled to perform. Also on the bill are the Evergreen Chorale, Colorado
Isle of Mull Pipes and Drums, and Rocky Mountain Highland Dancers. Performances
begin at 10 a.m.
CHERRY CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL
Saturday - Monday, July 1-3, 2017
10 a.m. - 8
Cherry Creek Shopping District - 2-3rd & Fillmore - Denver, CO
festival showcases visual, culinary, performing and interactive arts for the
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TRIPLE BYPASS RIDE
Ride from Evergreen to Avon over three
July 8-9, 2017
Route description/elevation: 120 miles from Evergreen to Avon over Squaw (11,140
ft.), Loveland (11,990 ft.), Swan Mountain and Vail (10,560 ft.) passes, with
over 10,000 ft. of lung-busting gain in elevation!
THINGS TO DO ALONG THE FRONT RANGE BY AREA:
THINGS TO DO IN OUR MOUNTAIN
July TBD, 2017, 10am-5pm
nothing better than Evergreen in the summer with its sun filled days and gentle
mountain breezes. People love coming out for community events to meet up with
old friends and make new ones. Summerfest has been a highlight event in
the mountain community, and it just keeps getting better every year. Buchanan
Park athletic fields. Hours are 10am-5pm both Saturday and Sunday. Admission to
the festival is $2 for adults; children are free.
COLORADO RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
June 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and July 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30. Hours: Sat and
Saturdays & Sundays Only / 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Rain or Shine / No Pets
I-25 South, Perry Park Rd, Larkspur, CO • 303-688-6010
knights, damsels in distress, hordes of hilarious entertainers, and a bevy of
food and beverage makes this one of Colorado's most popular annual events. For
eight summer weekends, you and the kids can travel back in time, just by driving
about a half hour south of Denver. Vendors offer crafts and souvenirs, and there
are demonstrations of everything from glass blowing to old-fashioned spinning
and weaving. Traditional music and food round out the offerings, and special
themes each weekend celebrate topics such as wine, international music and
dance, beer and ale, and romance.
Official Event Website »
THE BROADMOOR HOTEL
DAY'S IN GOLDEN COLORADO
July 27-30, 2017
crafts fair, food vendors, a street dance, parade, and a golf tournament.
FILM ON THE
May - August
Red Rocks Amphitheater • 18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465 • 720-865-2494
Cinema and music in one of the most gorgeous
natural settings in the world – what could be better? Each summer, this popular
series offers two bands and a much-loved feature film. The bands, mostly local
acts, take two stages before the movie begins. With superb acoustics that are an
integral part of the venue, not to mention food and drink specials, the event
has something to please everyone on pleasant summer evenings.
Official Event Website »
FREE DAYS DENVER ZOO
Evergreen Annual Dam Ducky Derby
August TBD, 2017
Thousands of rubber ducks will race from the Dam to Highland Haven.
Ducks can purchased individually
or in Quack Packs starting March 2010!
We will be partnering with a local non-profit organization that seeks to provide
services for children. Keep your eyes out for more details.
JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO
August TBD, 2017
Horse, dogs, cattle, sheep,
swine, goats, stock show, roping, rodeo, Westernaires, petting zoos,
skateboarding demos, carnival, food, entertainment and a whole lot more!
REMOTE SLASH COLLECTION SITES
2015 season Slash Drop-off
Options for Mountain Residents
Questions? Please call Emergency
Management at 303-271-4900.
Fees for Remote Slash Collection Program
GOLDEN FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
No Golden summer would be complete without the Golden Fine Arts Festival.
An open-air art gallery attracting more than 35,000 people to Golden.
August TBD, 2017
BOOTSTRAPS WESTERN WINE FEST
August TBD, 2017 From 12-5pm
At Buchanan Fields
outdoor wine tasting festival will take place in Evergreen at the El Pinal Rodeo
Grounds under the beautiful Colorado sky. The festival will feature 21 of
Colorado's best wineries as well as food from local restaurants and wine-related
items available for purchase.
Included in the admission price is a complimentary tasting glass, samples from
the participating wineries and entertainment. Wine will also be available for
purchase by the glass and the bottle.
The festival is preceded by Winemaker Dinners at Creekside Cellars on August 13,
2012 and Aspen Peak Cellars on August 15, 2012.
Tickets for the Grand Tasting festival are $30 if purchased online before August
18th and $35 at the gate. Designated Driver tickets are $15.
Call Colleen at
303-838-7082 or email
GLENWOOD HOT SPRINGS POOL
Spa of the Rockies
The Glenwood Hot Springs Pool is famous for its enduring appeal and for its
size—the largest in the world at over two blocks long.
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MOUNTAIN MUSIC AND ART FESTIVALS
Conifer Mountain Music Festival
Summerfest Art Festival
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on the athletic fields at Buchanan Park.
100 artisans from across the county and live music for your enjoyment! Please
bring a non-perishable food item and you will eligible to win a work of art -
benefits go to ECHO Food Bank.
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. every other Wed
Evergreen Jazz Festival
CITY PARK JAZZ SCHEDULE
Sunday nights at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
City Center Englewood Amphitheater
Thursday Evenings at 6:30 pm
(at the base of the light rail bridge, next to the Englewood Civic Center)
Thursdays at 6:30pm
CONCERTS AT THE CRESCENT
All shows Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Free parking is available at the Crescent Amphitheater.
For more information: 303-750-6111 or visit
Green Valley Ranch
All shows are on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
City of Thornton’s Summer Concerts in the Park
All shows are on Thursdays at 7p.m.
Concerts are open to the public and subject to rescheduling in the event of bad
weather. Free parking is available.
Botanic Gardens Concerts
Red Rocks, Morrison, CO May -
Elitch Gardens Summer Concerts
The Evergreen Farmer's Market
The Bergan Village Shopping Center
May – October
Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Evergreen Farmers Market
2pm - 6pm, Rain or Shine Located in the Heart of Evergreen
Lovely Downtown Evergreen (Hwy 74), Colorado
Cherry Creek Fresh
Cherry Creek North Dr at University Blvd
Denver, CO 80209 • 303-442-1837
May 2 - October 24
Metro Denver Farmer's
S. Tamarac Dr & E. Hampden Ave.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
333 Havana Street
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesdays Aspen Grove
7301 S Santa Fe
11 a.m. - 3 p.m
Thursdays Wheat Ridge
4252 Wadsworth Blvd.
11 a.m. - 3 p.m
Saturdays Southwest Plaza
W. Bowles and S. Wadsworth
8 a.m. - 2 p.m
Sundays Highlands Ranch Town Center
Between Lucent Blvd. and Broadway
10 a.m. - 2 p.m
US PRO CHALLENGE AUGUST TBD, 2017
Take me out to the ball game,
Take me out with the crowd.
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack,
I don't care if I never get back,
Let me root, root, root for the home team,
If they don't win it's a shame.
For it's one, two, three strikes, you're out,
At the old ball game.
A TASTE OF COLORADO
Civic Center Park - Downtown Denver
Labor Day Weekend
September 1-4, 2017
Denver's Biggest Menu. ..
No matter what kind of food you have a taste fore...you'll find it at A Taste of
Colorado. More than 50 of Coloradoans' favorite restaurants gather.
Fine Dining in the Park
Shop Your Heart's Desire
Thrills and Entertainment for the Kids
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FESTIVAL ITALIANO AT BELMAR
September 10-11, 2016
Festival Italiano at Belmar
will feature the finest Italian food, artisan vendors, chef demonstrations,
Balistreri Vineyard's Children's Grape Stomp, performances by the flag throwers
from Florence and live entertainment on 2 stages, strolling performers, a two
day Bocce Tournament, plus more!
BIG CHILI COOK-OFF MUSIC AND
In Support of Volunteer Firefighters
Sunday, September 10, 2016 at Buchanan Park
Gates open at 11 a.m. with chili sampling beginning at noon.
Live music will begin at 11 a.m. and run continuously tell 5 p.m.
Chili awards and Fire fighter tribute will be at 5 p.m.
The event features a chili cook-off competition, live music, the Firefighter
Challenge competition, juried Art Show and children's activities. 8th
Annual Big Chili Cook-Off, Music & Arts Festival benefits the six Mountain Area
Fire Departments and the Blue Spruce Kiwanis Foundation
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Ongoing, self-guided tour
GALLERY WALK (LAST FRIDAY)
Art Galleries are open until 8 pm on
the last Friday of the month.
Galleries throughout Evergreen.
Breckenridge Colorado Oktoberfest
September 9-11, 2016
Breckenridge’s Oktoberfest, includes a fun-filled weekend of fall foliage, great
parties, Paulaner Bier, genuine German cuisine, collectable steins and special
accommodation packages. Don’t miss the largest Oktoberfest in the Rocky
OKTOBERFEST EVERGREEN CO
Oktoberfest at Evergreen Lake
Sunday, Sept. TDB, 2016
12:00 - 6:00 PM
LOG AND TIMBER HOME SHOW
Log and Timber Home Show at the Denver Merchandise Mart
October TBD, 2016
The Log and
Timber Home Show is the premier marketplace for those seeking new log or timber
Columbine to Platte Canyon High School
Bikes out of Columbine 11:15am
5k Run 10:30am Platte Canyon
Saturday, October TBD, 2016
Lakewood's Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow Street
Cider pressing, vintage tractor pull, live entertainment, wagon rides, arts and
crafts, antique farm equipment, pie eating contest, organic cider, petting zoo,
COLORADO SCENIC DRIVES/VIEWING AUTUMN LEAVES IN
Kebler Pass (near Crested Butte)
Dallas Divide (Colorado Highway 62 between
Ridgeway and Telluride)
Elk River Road (Colorado Highway 133 between
Carbondale and Paonia)
McClure Pass (Colorado Highway 17 between Antonito
Castle Creek & Maroon Creek Roads (Aspen)
Grand Mesa (Colorado 65)
Crooked Creek Pass (From Eagle to Basalt)
Gold Camp Road (Colorado Springs to Cripple Creek)
Best Time of Year to
View Autumn Leaves
East of Continental Divide - Sept. 15 - 25
West of Continental Divide - Sept. 20-30
San Juan - Sept. 25 - Oct. 10
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FREAKY FRIDAY HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL
HAUNTED HOUSES IN DENVER AND SURROUNDING AREAS
games and treats!
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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN DOWNTOWN EVERGREEN COLORADO?
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Oct 31
Join us for Halloween In Downtown Evergreen.
Bring your Costumed Goblins downtown for safe and fun trick or treating. Visit
the merchants on Main Street. This howling good time is sponsored by the
Evergreen Downtown Business Association
Navigate the twists and turns of the newly
designed 8-acre cornfield. The winding pathways are cut in the shape of a
IT'S TIME TO ROLL BACK YOUR CLOCK
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2016
A great tip: Consider changing your batteries during the time change.
Associating the time change with your smoke alarm battery replacement makes it
an easy way to remember.
I've been on a calendar but I have never been on time.
- Marilyn Monroe
I hope you and yours are enjoying this fall season
Newcomers & Neighbors Holiday Boutique with 90 artisans, bake &
annual ornament sale and lunch.
Saturday, November TBD, 2016
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10411 Hwy 73, Conifer CO
WINTERFEST ARTS AND
Featuring more than
100 talented artisans displaying a variety of handcrafted items.
Saturday, November TBD, 2016 9-4 pm
29300 Buffalo Park Road, Evergreen CO
TOUR SEVEN GORGEOUS HILLTOP NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES
Beautifully decorated by Denver's top florists and designers.
Home Tour Tickets $18 in advance by calling 303.292.6500
or at local King Soopers locations
All proceeds benefit
Central City Opera
It is a time for remembering people and events
that have touched us throughout the year. Often in the rush of day to day
business, I don't take time to thank those special friends, clients and
customers who have helped me achieve my real estate success. This Thanksgiving,
I would like you to know how very thankful I am for the friendship, goodwill and
business you have extended to me. May you be blessed throughout the holiday
season and coming year with much peace, joy and prosperity.
DOWNTOWN EVERGREEN COLORADO
Friday, December 2, 2016
5 - 9 p.m.
This annual event brings the community downtown to enjoy the festivities every
CHRISTMAS PARADE & FESTIVAL
December 3, 2016 - 10 - 4 parade at 2pm. Aspen
9 NEWS PARADE OF LIGHTS
Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Warmest Greetings of the Season
and every good wish for the Coming Year
EVERGREEN COLORADO TREE
The Evergreen Downtown Business Association is holding its annual Holiday
Walk in downtown Evergreen with the 5:00pm
arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Lake House to light the community tree.
Continue the merriment by walking with Santa and Mrs. Claus to Main Street for
photos, roasted chestnuts, choirs, bell ringers, face painting, dance
performances, and more. Free shuttle service will be offered from many
U.S. Forest Service Selling Christmas Tree Permits
Near Buffalo Creek
19316 Goddard Ranch
Morrison, CO 80465
The tree cutting area will be open from
Friday, November 26, until Sunday, December 12, including the Sunday of
CHOCOLATE TASTING FESTIVAL
Holiday Chocolate Festival
MOUNTAIN RESOURCE CENTER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
FOR HOLIDAY PARTY
11030 Kitty Drive/P.O. Box 425 Conifer, CO 80433
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Wishing you and your family a wonderful Holiday Season!
season is full of precious gifts, but none more treasured than love, laughter,
family and friends.
OLDE GOLDEN CHRISTMAS
Downtown Golden Colorado
Howdy Folks Welcome to Golden
Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas the Chamber of Commerce hosts
special Christmas events all day in the downtown area. Each Saturday starts with
a parade. The parades last about half an hour and include Santa Claus, local
bands, local businesses, local scout troops, etc. The Saturdays go on to include
strolling musicians along Washington Avenue, free horse-drawn carriage rides,
and tasty treats provided by the stores. It's fun, and it really does make
Christmas shopping in downtown Golden even more appealing
COLORADO IN DECEMBER: CELEBRATE THE SEASON -
To put you in the mood for the holidays, there are at least 31
things available to fill the month of December with festivities around Denver.
Enjoy some of the seasonal beauty with these suggestions from the Denver Post,
to view some details.
November 26 - December 24th
A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL
Downtown Golden Colorado
Clear Creek River View
started many years ago when a hundred or so locals gathered near the Foothills
Art Center to walk down Washington Avenue carrying candles and singing Christmas
songs. Word has spread throughout town, and now thousands show up, still
carrying candles and still singing, and still walking downhill from Foothills to
the Creek. When the group reaches the Creek, the Mayor flips a switch and all of
the holiday lights along Clear Creek go on, eliciting gasps of admiration and
much applause. Many groups participate in this event: there are crafts and
campfires at the Clear Creek History Park, roasted chestnuts and music at the
Pioneer Museum, musical performances at the Rotary Amphitheater (on the Creek,
behind the fire station), reindeer to be petted at the Visitors Center. All in
all, it's kind of a short (2 or 3 hour long) winter carnival. This event occurs
on a Friday night--generally the last in November or the first in December.
LAKE WINTER FESTIVAL
December 31st - 6PM - Midnight
Evergreen Colorado Lake
The Annual SKATE the LAKE Winter Festival has been a New Year's Eve
tradition since 1996. Winter Festival offers ice-skating, fireworks, fire barrel
bonfires, sleigh rides, food, music and ice games such as pick-up hockey and
broom-stick hockey along with games/ activities (jump castles, face painting),
lots of food vendors, music and dancing all on firm ground!
The spectacular fireworks display will be lit over the ice – not just at
midnight but first at 8:00 p.m. for the youngsters in the crowd. Once you've
experienced it, you will always remember how magical it is.
ICE SKATE RENTALS ARE LIMITED. Please plan on bringing your own skates,
if at all possible. If you do choose to rent skates, try to arrive early. Skate
rentals are by the hour. We will post current rental rates just prior to this
Skate the Lake Winter Festival is a non-alcohol event, geared to
families and those who wish to ring in the New Year safely, without a hang-over.
The event is open from 6 pm to 12 midnight, New Year's Eve.
Click here to purchase tickets.
DENVER BOAT SHOW
January 6th - 8th, 2017 at the Denver Convention
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POLAR PLUNGE BENEFITING SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Polar Plunge to
benefit Special Olympics in Colorado. The plunge is slated for a 1 p.m.
"splash" time. The event is open to the public and all spectators are welcome
free of charge.
The Polar Plunge invites participants of all ages (under 18 requires parent or
guardian signature) to take a dip in the "cool" waters of Boulder Reservoir.
or call 303.592.1361.
NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW AND RODEO
January 7 - January 22, 2017
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO 80216
National Western Complex is located just east of I-25 on I-70 and is easily
accessible by taking the Brighton Blvd. or Coliseum exits.
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