Light shows will illuminate the night throughout the Denver area and Colorado Springs. 

The whole family will have a fun evening of sparkles, colors, and so much more. And you might even get to meet with St. Nick, himself, at a few of these events! Most of the attractions are outdoor, so be sure to dress for the winter, and enjoy the splendor of Colorado during the holidays.

Winter Lights at Broadmoor Seven Falls

When: Nov. 17 – Feb. 24
Where: Seven Falls
The lights at Seven Falls and the cliff faces of the Pillars of Hercules will once again light up the night with more than 100,000 individual lights. This multi-colored display offers a festive atmosphere throughout the whole winter season!

Santa's Village

When: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, Nov. 23 – Dec. 23
Where: Chatfield Farms Botanic Gardens
The whole family will love Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms. This magical atmosphere offers pictures with Santa, hayrides, holiday shopping, Santa’s workshops, a trail of lights, and much more.

A Hudson Christmas

Courtesy of Hudson Gardens.

Courtesy of Hudson Gardens.

When: Nov. 23–24, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, Dec. 7–9, 14–24 and 26–31
Where: Hudson Gardens and Events Center
Head over to Littleton’s Hudson Gardens to meet Santa, and take in paths of trees decked out in more than a million shining lights of all colors.

Blossoms of Light

When: Nov. 23 – Jan. 1 (includes Dec. 24, 25, and 31) 
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens
Enjoy seasonal treats and warm beverages as you stroll through colorful lights and beautiful designs at the Botanic Gardens. There will also be carolers and sound-reactive LED lights on hand synced to favorite holiday songs.

Denver Zoo Lights

When: Nov. 30 – Jan. 6
Where: Denver Zoo
Seventy acres of Denver Zoo will be alive with illuminated animal sculptures, Santa time, animal encounters, and so much more.

Christmas Lights of Denver

When: Dec. 7
Where: History Colorado Center
Cruise through Denver’s beautiful neighborhoods, and enjoy the lights of the season all from a heated bus. The ride will include hot cocoa, cookies, and historical info about our holiday traditions.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Electric Safari

When: Dec. 7-9 & 14-23, Dec. 25 – Jan. 1
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Electric Safari
Enjoy lights, animals, and holiday spirit at America’s only mountain zoo! Nearly 1 million sparkling lights will light up the night at this festive event. Santa will also be on hand!

Which of the above festive light displays will you be checking out this year? Let us know in the comments below.

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