This annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms the York Street location, 1007 York St., into a twinkling winter wonderland. Lights are available for viewing from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. dailing until January 1. Highlights include: large interactive light display, projections, live entertainment select evenings, Holospex 3D glasses and holiday treats. Visit www.botanicgardens.org for more information.
Flapper dresses, stylish sequins and fancy fedoras for NYE! White Rose Gala is a high end and elegant charity event where you are enveloped by musical and theatrical performances. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the classic elegance of art deco of the Roaring 20’s. Be transported to an era of a modern renaissance where style, opulence, and grace were the only way to swing. White Rose Gala is being held at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex 14th & Champa on Sunday, December 31 starting at 9 p.m. Visit www.newyearspartydenver.com for more
As the clock winds down on an old year, it’s time to gather to raise a toast and celebrate Resolution NYE 2018! Located at Downtown Denver’s chic, one-of-a-kind Curtis Hotel 1405 Curtis St. Resolution NYE 2018 is a revelry of elegance and indulgence dedicated to the seasoned party goers of Colorado. Visit www.resolutiondenver.com for more information.
The Childrens Museum is bringing in the sights, sounds and excitement of Times Square -- all before bedtime! Join them on December 31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Noon Year’s Eve. Countdowns and ball drops each hour, led by our Master of Ceremonies; Bubble wrap fireworks and rainbow confetti; New Year’s sparkler and noisemaker crafts; Sparkly Science Experiments; Face painting; Special characters; Festive treats in The Teaching Kitchen; Instrument Petting Zoo with Swallow Hill Music. Visit www.Mychildsmuseum.org for more information.
Make plans to be Downtown on New Year’s Eve for First Night Fort Collins! This free, family-oriented and non-alcoholic, arts-based celebration attracts an all-ages audience to 30+ performances at 7 venues throughout Downtown. Children and families are invited to venture through the illuminated streets of Old Town bouncing from venue to venue to enjoy mind-boggling magic shows, high-flying acrobatic performances, international dance routines, hilarious comedy acts and plenty more! This completely free event will feature festive face painters, a ‘bounceland’ of giant inflatables, and a fireworks display presented by UCHealth to cap off the night at 9:30 p.m.
Roll in the New Year with Skate City’s New Year’s Bash Sunday, December 31st from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Admission is $15.00 plus skate rental if needed. Every paid admission will receive a drink, food item of their choice and noisemakers. We will be doing balloon drops and giving away prizes all night long.