Celebrate the Holiday Season in Denver - Cornerstone Apartments

Celebrate the Holiday Season in Denver

The holiday season is a magical time in Denver, filled with festive events and activities for everyone to enjoy. From shopping to performances, sips and sweets, lights, and ice skating, there are countless ways to celebrate in the Mile High City. So, grab your coat and get ready to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with this list of exciting events happening in Denver. 

Denver Holiday Shopping

Get your loved ones gifts they can’t find anywhere else when you shop at some of the most unique holiday markets the Mile High city has to offer.  

Holiday in the Highlands  

Where: 3737 W 32nd Ave  

When: Saturday Dec 9th – 12pm-3pm 

Sip and shop in the Highlands while taking advantage of exclusive one-day offers and raffles. 

Cherry Creek North Winter Wonderland   

Where: The Cherry Creek Shopping Center 

When: Through Dec 24 

Throughout the holiday season, you can enjoy Saturday Night Lights with complimentary holiday treats and festive entertainment. Don’t miss the Chanukah celebration and the Cherry Creek North Holiday Market, produced by Fetch Markets. 

Mistletoe Market  

Where: The Dairy Block   

When: Saturdays until Dec 24  

Sip & Shop local vendors while enjoying the beats of a live DJ. 

Christkindlmarket with the Mile High Tree 

Where: Civic Center Park 

When: Through Dec 23 

This authentic German-style holiday market features both local and European craft and food vendors, as well as entertainers for everyone to enjoy. Make sure to stop by after the sun goes down to witness the brilliance of the 110ft tall tree that puts on a mesmerizing show to music. 

Holiday Shows in Denver
Holiday Shows in Denver

Holiday Shows in Denver 

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit by attending some of the most captivating performances in Denver. 

‘The Nutcrakcer’ by the Colorado Ballet  

Where: Ellie Caulkins Opera House 

When: Through Dec 24 

‘A Christmas Carol’  

Where: Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Wolf Theatre 

When: Through Dec 24 

Christmas Pop-Up Bars in Denver
Christmas Pop-Up Bars in Denver

Sips & Sweets in Holiday Fashion 

Indulge in the holiday season’s delights with a visit to Denver’s bars and restaurants that have decked their halls with decorations designed to delight the senses.  

Camp Christmas  

Where: The Stanley Marketplace  

When: Through Dec 24 

This immersive experience offers not only cocktails and holiday cheer but also the chance to discover your holiday superpower, pay a visit to Santa, and savor craft cocktails from their Base Camp and Fairy Bars. Wander through a surreal mashup of nostalgic scenes, marvel at playful pun trees, and reconnect with the joy of the season. 

Santa’s Little Man Factory  

Where: The Little Man Ice Cream Factory on West Colfax 

When: Through December 23 

For a family-friendly event, this whimsically decorated factory hosts weekly events for date nights and the whole family. 

Holiday Tea  

Where: The Brown Palace 

When: Through January 21 

Holiday-Themed Pop-Up Bars 

Tinseltown @ Denver Pavillions 

Miracle Bar @ Union Station 

Felix Navidad @ My Neighbor Felix in LoHi  

Christmas Lights in Denver
Christmas Lights in Denver

See Denver Lit Up for the Holidays  

Bundle up, and marvel at the breathtaking displays of lights throughout Denver.   

Blossom of Lights  

Where: The Botanic Gardens 

When: Through Jan 7 

Zoo Lights  

Where: The Denver Zoo 

When: Through Jan 7 

Luminova Holidays 

Where: Elitch Gardens 

When: Through Dec 31  

Ice Skating in Denver
Ice Skating in Denver

Ice Skating in Denver

Embrace the winter season by gliding across the ice at various ice skating rinks in Denver.   

Downtown Denver Ice Rink  

Where: Skyline Park  

When: Through Feb 14 

The Downtown Denver Ice Rink at Skyline Park is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, offering a picturesque setting for ice skating. 


Where: Rooftop of Pindustry in Greenwood Village 

When: Through February  

If you’re looking for a unique experience, head to Pindustry in Greenwood Village where you can enjoy ice skating on their 2,400 sqft rooftop rink. 

The Halcyon  

Where: Rooftop of the Halcyon Hotel  

When: Through March 

The Halcyon also offers a rooftop ice skating experience, although we don’t recommend this location, as it’s not real ice. 

End Your Holiday Celebration in Your Cornerstone Apartment

With this extensive list of holiday events and activities, you’re sure to find something in your neighborhood that sparks joy and adds a touch of magic to your holiday season in Denver. So, gather your loved ones, bundle up, and make the most of this festive time in the Mile High City. At the end of the day, your warm and cozy Cornerstone Apartment will be there for warming up and celebrating the season from the comfort of your home.

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