With an expected attendance of around 70,000 spectators who will gather in the city center, you'll have the chance to be part of an impressive show with more than 3000 participants in total. This vibrant event will showcase captivating art exhibits, fascinating performances, and the enchanting atmosphere of the season. From bands to floats and a variety of unique entries, participants will compete for the highest honors in their respective categories. The Festival of Lights parade committee reserves the right to remove from the parade, at any time, any participant who fails to comply with the rules and regulations.
The parade is free and open to the public, and local officials want to warn the community about the following road closures. Attendees are asked to arrive at the car park early. Metered street parking will be available on all open roads. Choosing between a fryer and a toaster oven? Our in-depth guide compares the pros, cons, and more to help you make an informed decision.
Aimee Ketchum recommends these activities to keep kids entertained and tantrum-free as they travel down the river and through the forest. Getting sufficient levels of vitamin D is essential to stay healthy. A number of vitamin D supplements are available to help you maintain your health goals. Every year, communities along the Colorado Front Range and, in fact, across the state celebrate the demons' transition from fall to winter vacation with a variety of holiday lights, tree lighting, and other displays to get you carried away by the spirit.
For nearly 30 years, Blossoms of Light has been the Denver Botanic Gardens' flagship event. The York Street location becomes a sparkling winter wonderland with an ever-changing display of light and color, including an immersive 360-degree lighting experience. The Chatfield Farms garden site is also transformed into a winter wonderland with charming light displays and other holiday entertainment. Switch on the Holidays will take place at the Pearl Street shopping center in Boulder.
It offers live music, as well as a Santa Claus countdown for the great lighting along the Pearl Street Mall, the civic area and the surrounding area of the Boulder County Courthouse during the holiday season. After the change, visitors can enjoy self-guided tours with Christmas lighting and new virtual augmented reality experiences, Snow Much Fun, offered in collaboration with the City of Boulder's Department of Parks and Recreation. The Northern Lights, a sunset in the savanna and an electric jungle are just some of the new additions to the Denver Zoo Lights collection. The dazzling animations of nature have transformed the Denver Zoo into Colorado's wildest winter paradise for decades.
Ice carving demonstrations, hot fire barrels and delicious seasonal delicacies are also offered. More than 2 million lights shine across 80 acres among the 3,000 residents who call the zoo home. A low-sensitivity night is also available. The annual Catch the Glow parade in Estes Park features carol singers, ponies, carriage rides, shopping, and Santa Claus and his elves starting the day after Thanksgiving.
The enchanted Catch the Glow fashion show begins at nightfall. Bands, floats and dancers perform during the 45-minute lighting ceremony. The parade will feature more than 40 participants, such as handmade floats from the city of Estes Park and non-governmental organizations, marching bands, fire trucks and other special vehicles. To surprise and delight visitors of all ages, Hudson Gardens has illuminated a forest of towering trees.
Celebrate the season by singing and dancing among the grove of moving Christmas trees to the rhythm of your favorite songs of the season. Stroll through the Christmas light tunnel and visit some huge illuminating snowmen and reindeer. The Chamber of Commerce's annual light parade runs along historic Harrison Avenue in Leadville. On the march to the Lake County Courthouse, spectators can see Santa and Mrs.
Claus, as well as floats representing scenes from different Christmas movies. A Christmas decoration contest is being held, so all local companies are doing everything they can to make the city look festive. In honor of the fifteenth annual Alamosa Celebration of Lights, the city's municipal building will be bathed in festive light. Kids can have a conversation with Santa Claus and meet one of his helpful elves.
Arrive early so you can claim your spot and watch this Christmas show take over the streets of downtown Denver. Attractions range from simple floats to carriages with elaborate lighting, huge balloons with characters, magnificent brass bands, traditional horse units and vivid cultural displays. And, of course, Santa Claus and Penguin Major Waddles will make an appearance. In case you're not prepared for the cold or the crowds, this one is broadcast live on 9NEWS.
The Santa Claus Race begins on Main Street in Breckenridge, then the organizers organize a parade of Christmas dogs, the Children's Moose March and Christmas carol singers. It all comes complete with a countdown to the lighting of a tree and a visit from Santa Claus. The city of Brighton's annual tree lighting event takes place a week before the city's annual Festival of Lights parade. The annual celebration will begin at 2 p.m.
At Founders Plaza, at the intersection of Main Street and Bridge Street. One of the most beloved Christmas traditions in the Pikes Peak region is the Festival of Lights Parade, which is now 39 years old. Cultural and artistic programs, performances, floats, high school marching bands, groups on horseback, and Santa Claus himself help get the whole family into the Christmas spirit at this annual celebration. Enjoy the pleasure of the season small-town style in the city of Holyoke, in northeastern Colorado.
This year's festivities will focus on the story of An Elf Christmas. In addition to the Parade of Lights, there will be carriage rides, a soup dinner, hot chocolate stalls, several shopping opportunities and discounts, Santa and Mrs. The event will feature tree lighting, vendors, live entertainment and a visit from a special guest. Ski resort staff run through the mountains with torches, illuminating the slopes.
See the illuminated trail from one of Telluride's many public streets, including Main, Pacific, and Columbia. Allegedly, Santa Claus visits Telluride to relax after a night distributing gifts around the world. If you're lucky, you might see it there. Postcards from Colorado are snapshots of our colorful state in sound.
They offer brief information about our people and places, our flora and fauna, and our past and present, from every corner of Colorado. Visit Colorado Springs Sports Corp for more information on the 4th of July. Can't you come on the 4th of July? Check other dates and times of the tour in the program. The 4th of July of the Three Lakes is a full-day celebration.
Take part in the pancake breakfast, the fun annual race, the children's parade, the main parade, the street fair, the beer garden and live music. This unique SUP experience features a beautiful backdrop of Cheyenne Mountain and the front range of the Rocky Mountains. We will be accompanied by native birds and dragonflies that will buzz by. Led by Dragonfly Paddle Yoga, the class will consist of a mix of soft and fluid postures followed by a Native American flute bath with live sound during Savasana.
Afterwards, we will savor a delicious brunch served on the lake. The Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation are pleased to present the 4th of July fireworks from the Starry Symphony, a free concert at the Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs, followed by a fireworks show. The traditional 4th of July celebration is a family activity that has been held in Woodland Park for a long time. On the 4th, the vendors settle in and the entertainment takes place in Memorial Park, next to the City Hall.
There's food, games, patriotic Woodland Park Wind Symphony music, beer and cocktails. This is a time to visit people you know and celebrate Independence Day. Free outdoor concert for the Classic Tuesdays series with The Moldy Figs. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you discover new adventures in our outdoor paradise.
Get your FREE official vacation planner for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Visitor Information Center 515 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. The main event is the Star Spangled Symphony and the 4th of July fireworks, with a performance by the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra followed by an impressive fireworks display. Campers can enjoy handmade cocktails at one (or all) of the three themed bars, bright light shows, and interactive exhibits. A nonprofit organization for the Festival of Lights Parade is defined as a local organization whose revenues come largely from donations and grants.
This year is the first time you'll be able to enjoy two of Denver's most popular vacation attractions in one place. This event is a 30-year Christmas tradition in Pueblo and one of the largest Christmas parades in Colorado. Peak Radar is a comprehensive calendar of artistic and cultural community events for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region, covering everything from theater to sports, music, film, poetry and outdoor recreation. .