Light up the night in 2012 with the Denver area's best holiday displays

Categories: Holidaze

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Trail of Lights at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
Trail of Lights
Botanic Gardens at Chatfield (open nightly at 5:30 p.m. through January 1, $5-12)
At the Botanic Gardens' Chatfield location, spectators can enjoy the beautiful open space decorated with thousands of lights. A tractor and Model T display will be illuminated, along with the site's 1880s Hildebrand Ranch homestead. A holiday craft station and hot beverages offer a place for kids and adults alike to warm up on the trek. New to this year's Trail of Lights is the addition of a skating rink, at just $5 per person.

Zoo Lights
Denver Zoo (open nightly at 5:30 p.m. through January 2, $6-10)
With 38 acres of illuminated space right in the city, Zoo Lights turns the animal habitat into a festively lit sculpture park. Spectators wander the zoo after dark and enjoy 150 animal shapes and a month-long Festival of Lanterns.

Tuesday, December 4
City of Aurora's Holiday Tree Lighting
Aurora Municipal Center (4:30 p.m., free)
Strolling carolers and live entertainment will be on hand as the City of Aurora illuminates it's big Christmas tree for the season. All are welcome to enjoy the festivities and warn beverages, along with the Aurora History Museum's Festival of Wreaths.




Location Info

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Denver City and County Building

1437 Bannock St., Denver, CO

Category: General

La Fonda De Acebo

3490 Youngfield St., Wheat Ridge, CO

Category: Restaurant

Skyline Park

16th and Arapahoe streets, Denver, CO

Category: General

The Heirloom Cafe - CLOSED

853 E. Ohio Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

16th Street Mall

1001 16th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Denver Pavilions

500 16th St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Larimer Square

1430 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Sandras Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

560 S. Holly St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Aurora Municipal Center

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO

Category: General

Downtown Littleton

Main St., between Santa Fe Drive and Bemis St., Littleton, CO

Category: General

Littleton Town Hall Arts Center

2450 W. Main St., Littleton, CO

Category: General

Bradford Auto Body parking lot

2659 W. Main St., Littleton, CO

Category: General

Denver Botanic Gardens

1007 York St., Denver, CO

Category: General


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