Now - Sunday, December 23
1515 Arapahoe Street
Every year this market named for the traditional fairy-like German Christmas gift-bringer is a destination for those looking to get some holiday shopping don1150362.jpge early... with a healthy side of bratwurst eating. You’ll also find live entertainment and refreshments like schnapps and Glühwein.
Cost: Free to attend
Now - Sunday, December 9
This annual favorite is all about celebrating wassail, a warm apple cider drink. Over 60 businesses in Frisco will serve up thousands of complimentary cups of the beverage of honor and you can support your favorite version with a vote. The festival also features a breakfast with Santa, free sleigh rides, a tree lighting, the Soup Cup Classic cook-off, and more.
Cost: Many events are free to attend, check out the full schedule for details on ticketed events
Now - Sunday, February 3
Taking a lap around the ice rink is a required activity to rein in the holiday… as is falling over almost immediately. So get ready to pull out that leotard (OK, that's not actually required) and show off your spinning skills.
Cost: Skating is free and low-cost rentals are available on site
Now - Monday, December 24
Denver Center for Performing Arts
Three festive favorites are coming to the stage this holiday season. The classic A Christmas Carol (November 21-December 24), Irving Berlin’s musical White Christmas (December 5-December 15), and David Sedaris’ tales from a cynical elf in The Santaland Diaries (November 23-December 24).
Cost: Tickets start at $25
Now - Tuesday, December 31
Avanti Food & Beverage
Miracle, the decked out Christmas bar that's popping up all around the country, returns to Denver this year in a new location. Jam-packed with holiday decor (and cheer!) this is your go-to option for a dose of tinsel-covered fun this holiday season. Be sure to purchase a holiday mug while you're enjoying festive cocktails - 10% of the sales will be donated to Action Against Hunger.
Cost: Depends how many Snowball Old Fashioneds you order