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11 things you need to do in Denver this December

Published On 12/04/2014 Published On 12/04/2014

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Dec 4 Thu

Beethoven and Brews Imbibe knows a thing or two about setting up unique imbibing events, who knew? This year, they’ve partnered with the Colorado Symphony to give you Beethoven and Brews. Sample delicious beer from Renegade as you listen to classy tunes.

841 Santa Fe Drive- VFW Post #1 Gallery 

Beethoven and Brews 841 Santa Fe Drive- VFW Post #1 Gallery  Imbibe knows a thing or two about setting up unique imbibing events, who knew? This year, they’ve partnered with the Colorado Symphony to give you Beethoven and Brews. Sample delicious beer from Renegade as you listen to classy tunes.

Santa Claus Pub Crawl-Denver

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Dec 6 Sat

Santa Claus Pub Crawl If you’re not on the naughty list after this event, you did it wrong. The annual Santa Claus Pub Crawl will celebrate their 13th year in Downtown Denver. Toy and cash donations are welcomed and will go to Colorado families in need. This is a must-register event, so do that business!

Multiple locations

Santa Claus Pub Crawl Multiple locations If you’re not on the naughty list after this event, you did it wrong. The annual Santa Claus Pub Crawl will celebrate their 13th year in Downtown Denver. Toy and cash donations are welcomed and will go to Colorado families in need. This is a must-register event, so do that business!

Bindery on Blake

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Dec 6-7

Denver Flea Holiday Edition The Denver Flea Holiday Edition will go down at the Bindery on Blake and will feature over 80 vendors mixed with some food from Little City Chefs, Mobile Meltz, and Bakin’ Bakery, and some beer from Great Divide and Ska. If you register early, you’ll get a free drink, so register early. 

The Bindery on Blake

Denver Flea Holiday Edition The Bindery on Blake The Denver Flea Holiday Edition will go down at the Bindery on Blake and will feature over 80 vendors mixed with some food from Little City Chefs, Mobile Meltz, and Bakin’ Bakery, and some beer from Great Divide and Ska. If you register early, you’ll get a free drink, so register early. 

Source

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Dec 6-21

The Source Holiday Market Whatever seems to pop up in The Source ends up being worth your attention, and that includes The Source’s Holiday Market. Vendors like BAREMADE, The Bungaloo, and Sjotime Industries will be showcasing and selling their goods every Sunday, until December 21st.

The Source

The Source Holiday Market The Source Whatever seems to pop up in The Source ends up being worth your attention, and that includes The Source’s Holiday Market. Vendors like BAREMADE, The Bungaloo, and Sjotime Industries will be showcasing and selling their goods every Sunday, until December 21st.

Lucky Pie Lodo

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Dec 11 Thu

12 Beers of Christmas begins Head down to Lucky Pie Pizza and Tap House for the first day of their 12 Beers of Christmas -- each day will feature a new holiday-themed brew.

Lucky Pie Pizza and Tap House

12 Beers of Christmas begins Lucky Pie Pizza and Tap House Head down to Lucky Pie Pizza and Tap House for the first day of their 12 Beers of Christmas -- each day will feature a new holiday-themed brew.

Station 26 Brewing Co.

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Dec 12 Fri

Station 26 1st Birthday Blowout Any sane person understands that birthdays are never enough and birth-weekends are where it's at. Station 26 Brewing Co. know this, so they're celebrating with live music all weekend, bottling their first-ever beer, and tapping the First Birthday Beer at 1pm on Friday. Get it while it lasts.

Station 26 Brewing Co.

Station 26 1st Birthday Blowout Station 26 Brewing Co. Any sane person understands that birthdays are never enough and birth-weekends are where it's at. Station 26 Brewing Co. know this, so they're celebrating with live music all weekend, bottling their first-ever beer, and tapping the First Birthday Beer at 1pm on Friday. Get it while it lasts.

PawsCo

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Dec 13 Sat

12 Barrrks of Christmas Round up 10 of your closest pals and get Downtown for the 12 Barrrks of Christmas hosted by PawsCo, a non-profit animal organization Bob Barker would bid on. You’ll hit up 12 different drinkeries with scavenger hunts, t-shirts, and some sweet prizes. A portion of the profits will go to benefitting your furry friends. 

Multiple locations

12 Barrrks of Christmas Multiple locations Round up 10 of your closest pals and get Downtown for the 12 Barrrks of Christmas hosted by PawsCo, a non-profit animal organization Bob Barker would bid on. You’ll hit up 12 different drinkeries with scavenger hunts, t-shirts, and some sweet prizes. A portion of the profits will go to benefitting your furry friends. 

McNichols Building

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Dec 13 Sat

Denver Beer Festivus More than 30 Denver breweries will show up at the Denver Beer Festivus, pouring their suds from Chain Reaction, Denver Beer Co, Station 26, Lost Highway, Wits End and on and on. That much beer has to be paired with good food, and good food will be aplenty, set up in the McNichols Buidling. It all goes down at 3pm. 

McNichols Building

Denver Beer Festivus McNichols Building More than 30 Denver breweries will show up at the Denver Beer Festivus, pouring their suds from Chain Reaction, Denver Beer Co, Station 26, Lost Highway, Wits End and on and on. That much beer has to be paired with good food, and good food will be aplenty, set up in the McNichols Buidling. It all goes down at 3pm. 

The Ugly Sweater Run

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Dec 20 Sat

The Ugly Sweater Run It’s that time of year where ugly sweaters are thrown on everything, including hot, sweaty runners in this year’s Ugly Sweater 5k. The event, running through Downtown Denver, starts at 11pm and ends with beers from Sam Adams and Angry Orchard and specially knitted hats. Be sure to register yourself!

Dick's Sporting Goods Park

The Ugly Sweater Run Dick's Sporting Goods Park It’s that time of year where ugly sweaters are thrown on everything, including hot, sweaty runners in this year’s Ugly Sweater 5k. The event, running through Downtown Denver, starts at 11pm and ends with beers from Sam Adams and Angry Orchard and specially knitted hats. Be sure to register yourself!

Zedd

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Dec 30-31

City of Decadence The people behind Global Dance, AEG Live, and Live Nation wish to bass drop your body into the next year with City of Decadence. DJs will pulse and whomp for two nights with Bassnectar and Zedd pressing play Tuesday night and Big Gigantic and Kaskade closing it down Wednesday. You’ll want to get your tickets fast. 

Colorado Convention Center

City of Decadence Colorado Convention Center The people behind Global Dance, AEG Live, and Live Nation wish to bass drop your body into the next year with City of Decadence. DJs will pulse and whomp for two nights with Bassnectar and Zedd pressing play Tuesday night and Big Gigantic and Kaskade closing it down Wednesday. You’ll want to get your tickets fast. 

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Dec 31 Wed

The 13th White Rose Gala Roaring '20s New Years The 13th White Rose Gala will be hosting a Great Gatsby-esque party at the lavish Ellie Caulkins Opera House, shaking the first martini at 9pm. They have sold out every year, so get to buying your tickets!

Denver Performing Arts Complex

The 13th White Rose Gala Roaring '20s New Years Denver Performing Arts Complex The 13th White Rose Gala will be hosting a Great Gatsby-esque party at the lavish Ellie Caulkins Opera House, shaking the first martini at 9pm. They have sold out every year, so get to buying your tickets!