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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend November 24 – 26, 2017

Colorado Ballet | The Denver Ear

It’s officially the beginning of the winter holiday season, and this weekend features many more Denver Holiday Events, for the entire family!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND NOVEMBER 24 – 26, 2017

OPENING WEEKEND: DOWNTOWN DENVER RINK AT SKYLINE PARK
Downtown Rink at Skyline Park | The Denver Ear

Photograph of @Downtown Denver Partnership

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Skyline Park, 16th St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: Varies

View Schedule Online

Cost: Free Admission; $6 – $8 Skate Rentals.

Psst… Free Rentals on Sundays!

Ages: All Ages

The Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park will be open for free skating, fun and more to the heart of Downtown Denver.

OPENING WEEKEND: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S ICE SKATING RINK
Ice Skating Rink | Denver International Airport | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver International Airport

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Denver International Airport, 8500 Peña Blvd, Denver, CO 80249

Time: 9am – 9pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Enjoy a true Colorado winter experience on ice, complete with carolers and seasonal music, at Denver International Airport.

Psst… Complimentary skates available!

OPENING WEEKEND: SANTA’S VILLAGE AT CHATFIELD FARMS
Denver Botanic Gardens | The Denver Ear

Photo ©Denver Botanic Gardens. Photo by Scott Dressel-Martin

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO 80128

Time: 4:30pm – 8:30pm

Cost: $15 – $20; Free for Children 2 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms is hosting Santa’s Village this holiday season. Meet Mrs. Claus, Santa and his reindeer while walking through colorful holiday lights that illuminate the night. Chatfield Farms will be transformed into a magical village. Hop on the hayride to catch a short movie at Santa’s cinema and find unique holiday gifts in his workshop.

UNION STATION’S GRAND ILLUMINATION
Denver Union Station | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Union Station

When: Friday, November 24th, 2017

Where: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202

Time: 5pm – 7pm

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Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Come kickoff the 2017 holiday season at the Grand Illumination of Union Station! Join the LoDo District and the Union Station Alliance as they light Denver Union Station. Enjoy carolers and treats, drinks at The Terminal Bar, and the revealing of this year’s holiday lighting of the iconic station.

Additionally, Santa & Mrs. Claus will kick of the holiday season in the Mile High City. as part of the Grand Illumination Celebration, as well as free family photos in the Great Hall on select dates!

OPENING WEEKEND: A HUDSON CHRISTMAS
Hudson Gardens Event Center | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Hudson Gardens Event Center

When: Friday, November 24th, 2017

Where: Hudson Gardens Event Center, 6115 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: 5pm – 8pm

Cost: $6 – $9

Ages: All Ages

A Hudson Christmas is a premier holiday light show with thousands of twinkling lights in majestic trees, visits with Santa and memories for the whole family. Stroll along a festively decorated outdoor walking path as you sip hot chocolate and experience dazzling displays of color and sound. In addition, Nixon’s Coffee House will be open and selling a variety of hot beverages and snacks to enjoy.

OPENING WEEKEND: DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS’ BLOSSOMS OF LIGHT
Denver Botanic Gardens | The Denver Ear

Blossoms of Light (TM) at York Street. Photo (C) Denver Botanic Gardens. Photo by Scott Dressel-Martin

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Cost: $15 – $20; Free for Children 2 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Denver Botanic Gardens presents the Blossoms of Light, an annual family-friendly event that has become a tradition.

This annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms the York Street location’s Gardens into a twinkling winter wonderland, and includes an interactive light display, featuring a large field of sound-reactive, animated LED lights, Holiday treats, warm drinks, and a souvenir mug.

LITTLETON’S CANDLELIGHT WALK & TREE LIGHTING
Historic Downtown Littleton | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Historic Downtown Littleton

When: Friday, November 24th, 2017

Where: Historic Downtown Littleton

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Littleton’s Candlelight Walk and Tree Lighting will feature more holiday entertainment than ever before, including the Littleton High School choir, Heritage High School Brass, live reindeer and a holiday float adorned with a glittering ice princess and dancing elves. The event culminates with Santa illuminating more than one million lights in downtown.

Additional entertainment will be provided by the Arapahoe Community College Choir, Leawood Elementary Choir and the Colorado Fire Tribe. Longtime Littleton resident and television news anchor Anne Trujillo will emcee the evening.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR® DREAMCOAT

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80003

Time: Friday & Sunday 7:30pm; Saturday 2pm

Cost: $53 – $77

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Ages: All Ages

The best-selling holiday musical for many years returns to the Arvada Center stage this winter! Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat.

It’s an irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and a coat of many colors. One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph blends pop, country, and rock into an uplifting story of biblical proportions!

SEUSSICAL
Town Hall Arts Center | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Town Hall Arts Center

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W Main St, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: Friday & Saturday 7:30pm & Sunday 2pm

Cost: Starting from $29

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza fit for the whole family. Join the Town Hall Arts Center this holiday season for one of the most performed musicals in America.

OPENING WEEKEND: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
A Christmas Carol | Denver Center for the Performing Arts | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©Adams Visual Communications. Photograph courtesy of ©DCPA Press

When: Friday, November 24th, through Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Stage Theatre, 1101 Speer Blvd, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Friday & Saturday 7:30pm & Sunday 1:30pm & 6:30pm

Cost: Starting at $35

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Recommended for Children 6 & Up

A Christmas Carol, presented by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, is a  joyous and opulent musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel.

The story traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey to redemption. A Christmas Carol illuminates the meaning of the holiday season in a way that has resonated for generations.

HORSESHOE HOLIDAY MARKET
Horseshoe Holiday Market | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Horseshoe Market

When: Saturday, November 25th & Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: 3550 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Horseshoe Market is celebrating its 8th season with the Horseshoe Holiday Market. Shop for unique gifts this holiday, taste gourmet eats from local food trucks, and enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere.

OPENING WEEKEND: COLORADO BALLET – THE NUTCRACKER
Colorado Ballet | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Colorado Ballet

When: Saturday, November 25th & Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204

Time: Saturday 1pm & 6:30pm & Sunday 1pm

Cost: $30 – $120

View Schedule & Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Colorado Ballet‘s 57th annual production of The Nutcracker returns to Denver this holiday season.

The Nutcracker will feature more than 300 costumes, 30 Company dancers, 20 Studio Company dancers, 65 Academy dancers, scenery by José Varona and timeless choreography paired with Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary arrangement performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

BERKELEY TREE LIGHTING & #SHOPSMALL EVENT

When: Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Where: Brazen Neighborhood Eatery, 4450 W 38th Ave #130, Denver, CO 80212

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The 3rd Annual Berkeley Tree Lighting & #ShopSmall Event will feature Santa and fun family activities including cookie decorating, a hot chocolate bar, fresh brewed coffee from our friends at Allegro Coffee Roasters, join in caroling with Harbor Church and more!

KATY PERRY
Katy Perry | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©Rony Alwin; Photograph courtesy of ©Katy Perry’s Official Facebook Page

When: Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Where: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 7pm

Cost: $46 – $196

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: Parental Guidance

Katy Perry will be performing at the Pepsi Center, with her Witness The Tour, featuring special guest Purity Ring.

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