Mile High United Way Turkey Trot
Washington Park • 303-433-8383 • www.unitedwaydenver.org
More than 10,000 people make this four-mile foot race and one-mile family fun part of their
Thanksgiving traditions. The run raises funds for United Way.
Blossoms of Light
Denver Botanic Gardens • 720-865-3609 • www.botanicgardens.org
The gardens are transformed into a winter wonderland of lights and winter plant
Erie’s Country Christmas and Parade of Lights
Historic Old Town Erie • 303-828-3440 • www.eriechamber.org
A living nativity, choirs, wagon rides, vendors and a traditional parade with lights dazzle
visitors to Erie’s Christmas festival.
Golden Christmas Candlelight Walk
Foothills Art Center • www.goldenvisitorsbureau.com
Experience the beauty of the holiday season while walking down Washington Avenue,
candle in hand, singing holiday carols during Golden’s hometown Golden Christmas
Parade of Lights
Downtown Denver • 303-295-6330 • www.denverparadeoflights.com
The two-mile parade route in Downtown Denver is the stage for Colorado’s brightest holiday
tradition. The free holiday spectacular features marching bands, ornate floats, and a special
appearance by Major Waddles the Penguin and Santa!
Yuletide Window Walk
Larimer Square • 303-685-8143 • www.larimersquare.com
Historic charm meets holiday cheer for the Yuletide Window Walk. Each retail boutique on
Larimer Square showcases local professional artists who used the storefronts as canvases.
The displays last throughout the holiday season.
Denver Zoo • 303-376-4800 • www.denverzoo.org
Experience a holiday light safari with more than 38 brilliantly-illuminated acres of lights,
featuring more than 150 animated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across
lawns, hide in bushes and appear in places where they're least expected. Enjoy animated
light sculptures, holiday music and seasonal treats.