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Colorado's Best Holiday Festivities, Adventures & Gifts

The holidays aren’t complete without snow, hot-cocoa and Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Celebrate this holiday season by riding to dinner in a snow-cat driven sleigh or making ornaments in the heart of downtown Aspen. Discover Mesa Verde National Park by lantern or explore beautiful Victorian homes decorated for the holidays as they would have been one-hundred […]

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Contest: Here Comes Santa HQ at FlatIron Crossing!

Santa has arrived at FlatIron Crossing, and my kid is not happy about it. Let me back up. My son is two-and-a-half. He loves the idea of Santa Claus. The entire drive to visit him at FlatIrons, he practiced asking Santa for a certain present, please. (His certain present? A “Big Percy” … which if […]

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Family Fun Day at the Clyfford Still Museum

What are your memories of childhood cultural outings? One of my most vivid memories is of a field trip to the theater. My class rode a bus downtown to see The Gift of the Magi. On the bus, everyone was rowdy and excited; leaving the school was a big deal. After we had arrived at […]

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Host a "Friendsgiving" for No Kid Hungry

What if I told you that you could enjoy great food, drink and the company of close friends, all the while helping to feed hungry children? It’s Friendsgiving for No Kid Hungry. Simply invite your favorite people over to celebrate the Thanksgiving season and turn it into a fundraiser for No Kid Hungry. Did you […]

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FREE Night at the Museums

If you want a dose of culture in your life…on the cheap…don’t miss Denver’s FREE Night at the Museums. On Saturday November 5, 2016, Denver’s best museums are open late and admission is FREE between 5 and 10 p.m. There will also be FREE shuttles that will make it easy to explore all evening long. BLACK AMERICAN WEST MUSEUM […]

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20 fun events in Denver this week

Halloween is almost upon us and that means this week is cram-packed with screaming good fun that includes Trick-or-Treat Street, a Munchkin Masquerade, Fall Fest and much more. Go to our events calendar for additional details. Be sure to also check-out our extensive guide to Denver’s pumpkin patches, corn mazes and fall festivals.  Wicked Wednesday Halloween Party at […]

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5 of Denver's Most Haunted Hotels (prepare to be spooked!)

 Denver has always had its share of haunted locations, from a singing woman, vanishing children and formless shadows wandering Cheesman Park to the countless reports of voices, footsteps and moving tables at Denver’s oldest restaurant, The Buckhorn Exchange. But it’s the haunted hotels that attract ghost hunters, paranormal experts and visitors to The Mile High […]

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Dead Men Don’t Talk…Or Do They?

The weather is getting cooler. Bare branches make eerie shadows in the moonlight. There’s never been a better time to go look at some dead stuff. I’m sure there’s a historian out there who just cringed a little. But really, when you’re talking about kids and history at this time of year…what better way to […]

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Elitch Gardens Announces New Thrill Ride

Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park announced that it will open a new high flying thrill ride in the spring of 2017. Soaring above the Denver skyline comes one of the tallest rides in Colorado.Star Flyer, a ride so high it will leave you gasping for air! On this extreme swing ride, 48 guests sit two […]

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