Here is a list of all the best Holiday lights in Colorado! This is the perfect time to jump in the car and see some old fashioned holiday lights. Click on each link for more details.
Castle Rock Starlighting⎪The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce’s “Lighting of the Star” has been a favorite community event shared by residents dating back to 1936. The same spirit of volunteerism, generosity and love of tradition exists today as Castle Rock businesses and residents prepare to kick off and celebrate the holiday season! For many, this is a sacred family tradition, not to be missed!
Electric Safari in Colorado Springs⎪Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is the only place in Colorado Springs where you can see over 60 one-of-a-kind light sculptures while celebrating the season with our animals at the same time! New this year, you’ll also enjoy photos with our larger-than-life illuminated inflatable animals, located throughout the Zoo!
Blossoms of Light⎪Celebrate the holiday season at Blossoms of Light™, a dazzling and ever-changing display of light and color.
Cherry Creek Holiday Market⎪30 local makers, designers, and creators present a one-stop-shopping experience for all of your gifting needs this holiday season.
December Delights⎪DELIGHT IN THE SEASON WITH IMMERSIVE ACTIVITIES AND INTERACTIVE FUN
Denver ChristKindl Market⎪Experience the warmth and charm of an authentic German Holiday Market right in the heart of Denver. Stroll through alleys lined with cozy wooden huts and shop for unique, finely crafted artisan gifts and tasty treats brought to you by local and international small businesses. As cheerful sounds of live holiday music fill the air, savor the season with traditional glühwein, German biers, and traditional holiday fare from across Europe.
Grand Illumination⎪Winter in the City is a celebration of the season in a way that only Downtown Denver can provide. We invite you to bundle up and join us we light up the city in new ways — with sparkling lights, music, food, and festive decorations spread throughout our center city during the holiday season. Unwrap the magic of Downtown Denver during Winter in the City!
Luminova Holidays⎪Luminova Holidays Makes Its Colorado Debut
Featuring Santa, Lights, Rides and More! Event hours are 5pm-10pm. Reservations are required and available every hour from 5pm-7pm.
9News Parade of Lights⎪Are you ready to experience Colorado’s brightest holiday tradition? This FREE holiday spectacular features more than 40 units including extravagantly illuminated floats, giant helium-filled character balloons, magnificent marching bands, traditional equestrian units, and vibrant cultural displays. And of course, a special appearance by Major Waddles the Penguin and Santa! Join us for the live parade on December 3rd at 6:00pm and check out the floats displayed throughout the month of December.
Winter Wanderland Walk⎪Your holiday tradition starts here. Experience the joy of the season with Winter Wanderland, a collection of free outdoor events for all to enjoy. Celebrate the season in Cherry Creek North, Denver’s must-see holiday destination featuring nearly a million twinkling lights wrapping more than 600 trees, illuminating the entire neighborhood!
Zoo Lights⎪The holidays have always been a time for reflection…for connection…and of course, for tradition. And this year, Zoo Lights is the final toast in a year-long celebration! As the brilliant capstone to 125 Years of Love, our 2021 event promises to be brighter than ever—with a colorful crop of NEW installations and offerings, PLUS our most festive favorites, including nightly ice-carving demonstrations. As you wander through our winter wonderland, be on the lookout for new opportunities to light up the night: including the Champagne Toast (Hospital Plaza), the Watering Hole (Giraffe Meadows), the Blue Lagoon (in front of our new penguin exhibit) + more.
A Storybook Holiday in Evergreen⎪A Story Book Christmas in Evergreen is coming back for a second year with Classic Christmas Stories depicted in Ice. We are “hiding” ice sculptures around our mountain community and Santa is flying in from the North Pole to do some special readings. Join us in our mountain community for this family friendly scavenger hunt and support our local businesses while you are here.
Nightlights⎪Your Invited to join for this Free Community Tree Lighting Celebration! December 6-7
- Enjoy Live Music by Steve Manshell and Emma Marie
- Free Hot Drinks, Tasty Treats and a visit from Santa Claus
- Meet one of our youth as she shares about the power of a Nighlight
- Children can enter to win the 33 Pound Chocolate Santa from RM Chocolate Factory
- And the official lighting of the one of a kind 50 foot NightLights Tree!
Gardens on Spring Creek Holiday Lights⎪Garden of Lights features a half-mile loop of perennial flower beds, huge sculptural flowers, grapevines, butterflies, a holiday village, and other favorite garden creatures—all constructed entirely from holiday lights. Additionally, the Color Blossom Show will be returning to the Great Lawn, with 700 lighted blossoms adding vibrant colors and movement to your holiday experience.
Old Town Holiday Lights⎪Every evening from the first week in November through Valentine’s Day on February 14, 22 block-faces of Downtown will be illuminated with thousands of strands of brilliant white lights stretching through the alleyways, sidewalks, and tree-tops of historic Old Town Fort Collins.
NOCO Winter Wonderland⎪The goal of Winter Wonderland was to construct a drive-thru where people come together as a community, have a shared experience, and celebrate the season by supporting one other. Our community needs an experience such as this, and we are excited to share this festive holiday tradition for a second year that will showcase Northern Colorado, support our non-profit partners, and create a longstanding lighted path everyone looks forward to each year!
Trail of Lights⎪Trail of Lights at Chatfield Farms takes you along a winding path glistening with lights that illuminate the Colorado countryside.
Festive Twinkly Lights⎪Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Ave., sparkles with millions of holiday lights! Take a festive stroll around the park to get in the holiday spirit, or lace up your skates and visit the Longmont Ice Pavilion. Keep an eye on this page for fun, safe holiday activities.
Christmas Walk in the Woods⎪The Woods will be open nightly December 11th to January 2 from 5 to 8pm, (closed Christmas Eve and Day). Santa will be here December 11, 18 and 23rd. 1750 Savage Road, Loveland, CO
Winter Wonderlights⎪Each night, visitors can walk through the beautiful park and enjoy 100,000 lights including holiday string lights, twinkling bulbs, LED mappable snowflakes, illuminated African stone sculptures and 30-minute music and light shows every night. The light and music show features six total songs and moving lights on the 23 foot tall LED mappable Christmas Tree.
Christmas in Color⎪Drive through millions of lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music you’ll hear right through your radio. Drive by giant candy canes, snowmen, arched pathways and more. Take your time enjoying this lighting extravaganza – we won’t judge you if you join the kids with your face pressed against the window!