Zoo Lights, presented by Your Hometown Toyota Stores is back for its 28th year, and sure to be bigger and better than ever. The holiday magic spans across over 70 acres, with more than two million lights, nightly entertainment, sweet treats, animal encounters and a Festival of Lanterns, plus illuminated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns, hide in bushes and appear in places where they’re least expected. Denver Zoo Lights is open daily from now until Sunday January 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit https://bit.ly/2UM2FyN for more information.
Set in 1950’s Pueblo, all 7-year-old Joaquin wants for Christmas is a new bike but times are tough. With Papa out on strike against the evil Mr. Van Rich-n-Wealthy, can a talking dog named Angel and a magical Abuela make this a very Merry Christmas? Su Teatro and the Performing Arts Center presents Joaquin’s Christmas at the Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr. Friday, December 14 - 16, and Thursday, December 20 - 23 (Times vary). Visit https://bit.ly/2EkX5Of for more information.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will host a sensory-friendly, 2D IMAX screening of the animated movie, The Polar Express on Wednesday December 19 (Doors open at 6:00 p.m., show begins at 6:30 p.m). Throughout the film, the lights in the theater will not be completely turned off but will remain on at a low level, and the audio will be reduced. This special screening is open to families with members on the autism spectrum or with other sensory-processing sensitivities. The film is the classic tale of a young boy who journeys to the North Pole on Christmas Eve on a magical train. This specially adjusted viewing environment is being created in consultation with the Autism Society of Colorado.
Join Respite Care, Santa, and friends in celebrating the season at the fourth annual “Winter Wonderland” holiday light walk at Two Trees Horse Farm, the beautiful private property of Jack and Ginger Graham. Walk down the tree-lined drive to an outdoor fireplace where hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Santa will be making a special stop for photos and to take note of last-minute Christmas lists. This event is Thursday, December 20th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is FREE and open to the public. This event is entirely outdoors- Be sure to wear your puffy layers and warm boots! Visit https://bit.ly/2EwhnFA for more
This Colorado Christmas Festival will kick off Dec. 22nd in Pueblo at The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center. Join them for a great time enjoying a little bit of everything Christmas during this FREE FAMILY EVENT as we support teens and tweens throughout Colorado left out of the toy drives. Events will begin at 10 a.m. each day, and wrap up around 5 p.m. each evening. Visit https://bit.ly/2PDxKRD for more information.