Looking for a way to celebrate the holidays in Denver this year? There’s no shortage of festivities coming up in our city. From dazzling light shows to classic seasonal performances, Denver offers a host of great entertainment that will put you in the holiday spirit. Here, we share a few of our favorite holiday activities for spicing up the holidays.
Explore Zoo Lights at the Denver Zoo
If you’d like to treat your loved ones to an incredible light display, don’t miss out on Denver Zoo’s annual Zoo Lights. The 2018 Zoo Lights experience is sure to be unforgettable, as more than 2 million LED lights span the zoo’s 70 acres through January 6, 2019. Special events are available throughout the season, including Festival of Lanterns and Santa and Mrs. Claus Workshop Show. To purchase your ticket, head over to this site.
See the Colorado Symphony
Colorado Symphony is a treasure, and its talented performers are a pleasure to see all year round. For the holiday season, Colorado Symphony is gearing up for a variety of seasonal performances. A Classical Christmas, conducted by Brett Mitchell, is debuting on Friday, December 7 at Boettcher Concert Hall, and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. This mix of traditional holiday songs isn’t the only seasonal performance by the Colorado Symphony, so be sure to check out the calendar if you’d like to learn more about upcoming festivities.
Enjoy a Local Rendition of the Nutcracker
Colorado Ballet is based in Denver, and puts on more than 50 performances each year. If you’re a fan of classical ballet, you’ll love the Colorado Ballet’s version of The Nutcracker. This holiday event is available through December 24, and consistently receives rave reviews from attendees. The iconic Ellie Caulkins Opera House provides a stunning setting for the ballet performance and is widely regarded as a world-class performing arts facility.
Attend a Local Cooking Class
Want to brush up on your cooking skills and wow your guests? Learn from the best at one of Denver’s cooking schools. Specialty cocktails are a great addition to your holiday menu, and Stir Cooking School is offering a holiday cocktail class on Saturday, December 8. At this fun event, you’ll discover the art of mixing pomegranate punch, eggnog martinis, and more! To register for the class, please visit this site.
If you’re interested in making scratch made pie crusts and fillings, reserve a spot in the holiday pie baking session with Cook Street School of Culinary Arts. The class is coming up on December 16, so be sure to secure your seat soon.
Denver is the perfect destination for having some holiday fun. If you’d like to live here all year round, The Flats at VillaRosso offers the ideal combination of modern elegance and comfort. Our new community in the Denver Tech Center is close to excellent shopping and dining, and a Light Rail stop is just steps away. If you’d like to learn more about our few remaining units, please contact our team.