Halloween is behind us, and ghosts and ghouls are making way for holiday shopping and decorations.

Ready to start shopping for holiday gifts? Denver has what you need as holiday shopping festivals hit central Denver and the Cherry Creek Shopping Center. If you aren't quite ready for the holidays yet, check out a wide range of music, food, and art offerings the city has waiting for you this weekend.

*Please note that in-person events may have certain COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Visit each event's website for more information prior to attending.*

Events on Friday, November 6

Denver Arts Week(end)

When: November 6-8
Where: Various venues
Cost: Varies

Experience Denver's vibrant cultural scene during Denver Arts Week, November 6-8! Enjoy hundreds of virtual and in-person events, from music and museums, dance, visual arts, and more!

Events on Saturday, November 7

An Enchanted Evening: Selections from Broadway and Film

When: November 7
Where: Online
Cost: $10

Celebrate the best-loved musicals from Broadway and film! Ten performers bring us hits from the stage and screen, from Disney classics to musical theater favorites.

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Learn to make macarons! Image by Ylanite www.pexels.com/@nietjuh from Pixabay 

French Macaron Workshop

When: November 7
Where: Temple Center Kitchen
Cost: $59

You'll leave with two batches of French Macarons that you created to enjoy at home, smartphone accessible recipes and cookie making tips, and the confidence to make beautiful French Macarons anytime you want. 

Justin Curran - The Beautiful You Tour

When: November 7
Where: EXDO, 1399 35th St., Denver
Cost: $25

Justin Curran, a country-folk-blues singer/songwriter, is set to perform in a can't-miss concert event!

N*Sync, Backstreet Boys & NKOTB - A Very Cheesy DJ Tribute to the Boy Bands

When: November 7
Where: Inga's Alpine Tavern, 5151 Leetsdale Dr., Denver
Cost: $10-$15

Enjoy and re-live the hits from the Backstreet Boys, N*SYNC, New Kid on the Block, 98 Degrees, LFO, and many more at this DJ tribute and sing-a-long!

Night at the Museum

When: November 7
Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Cost: Free

In celebration of Denver Arts Week(end) and the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene, the Museum will be open for free on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 5-8 p.m. Reservations for everyone, regardless of age, are required. 

Penny Admission at the Museum of Contemporary Art

When: November 7
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art
Cost: $0.01 for Colorado residents

Visit MCA for Penny Saturday and experience its current exhibition Citizenship: A Practice of Society. The exhibition is a survey of politically engaged art made since 2016. Per the norm, Colorado residents get into the museum for one penny.

Unique Week of Fashion

When: November 7
Where: Mile High Spirits, 2201 Lawrence St., Denver
Cost: $25-$75

A "Unique" night of fashion with some of Colorado's most amazing designers while raising money for mental health awareness.

Events on Sunday, November 8

Cherry Creek Gift Festival

When: November 7-8
Where: Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3000 East 1st Ave., Denver
Cost: Free

The Cherry Creek Gift Festival is one of the biggest holiday shopping events of the year. Located on the 1st Floor across from the food court inside the Cherry Creek Mall.

Halloween Hangover

When: November 8
Where: Your Mom's House 608 E. 13th Ave., Denver
Cost: $30-$75

An indoor, full production show with a variety of house music, food, full bar, and more.

Sunday Funday at Rhein Haus

When: November 8
Where: Rhein Haus, 1415 Market St., Denver
Cost: $10

Have some fun and watch the game at Rhein Haus. Each reservation includes a Rainier Beer and a pretzel.

Urban Holiday Market

When: November 7-8
Where: Skyline Park, 1100 16th Street Mall, Denver
Cost: Free

The Urban Holiday Market is the official annual kickoff to the holiday shopping season. This unique holiday shopping experience will include live entertainment and a whole lot of family fun.

What are you doing this weekend in Denver? Any fun things to do that we missed on our list? Leave a comment below.