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Holidays

The Best Christmas Ever: A Hilarous Parody by Matt Damon

No one parodies the life of a parent quite like “Saturday Night Live.” Add guest host Matt Damon to the mix and you have holiday magic.  Matt Damon joined forces with “SNL” cast member Cecily Strong’s rendition of what Christmas truly looks like for parents everywhere. It’s a quick reminder that even when the holidays are the […]

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55 family events in Denver this week

It’s the final countdown to Christmas with the Nutcracker Circus, SnowDome Spectacular, Handel’s Messiah – Awakening and TubaChristmas. See our event calendar for full listings.  Also, don’t miss Family Travel: 40+ Holiday Vacation Ideas in Colorado and Denver guide to the holidays: Santa Arrivals & Christmas events! Free Day at Plains Conservation Center  Dec 19, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm […]

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30 New Year's Eve Celebrations in Denver

Whether you want to cuddle up at home or hit the town, there are plenty of great ideas for celebrating New Year’s Eve in Denver. FAMILY-FRIENDLY NEW YEAR’S ACTIVITIES SKATE THE LAKE – NEW YEAR’S EVE FESTIVAL WHEN: Dec. 31, 2019 WHERE: Evergreen Lake Join the Evergreen Chamber and their local mountain community for the family-friendly, alcohol-free […]

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Santa's Village at Chatfield Farms is Christmas, Colorado Style

We love our holiday light displays in Denver. It’s claimed Christmas lights were invented in Denver over 100 years ago by an electric company owner, D.D. Sturgeon, to entertain his ill 10-year-old son. Since then, Denver-metro area families make it an annual tradition to immerse themselves in massive light displays, braving cold weather and snow […]

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Get inside the Mile High Tree for an immersive experience

Denver’s holiday season just got bigger and brighter with the spectacular new Mile High Tree. Step inside the brilliantly lit 110-foot tall immersive holiday tree, opening November 30 in Sculpture Park at Denver Performing Arts Complex – free every evening. Amazing lights and music shows take place every 30 minutes along with holiday treats, drinks […]

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Winter Family Vacation in Colorado: 50+ New Events, Attractions, Lodging Deals & More

 Coming off of one of the snowiest winters on record, Colorado is buzzing with new developments, lodging offerings, unique adventures and special events for the season ahead. With newsworthy offerings including new lift service and terrain on the state’s storied slopes, the Sopris Splash Zone adventure river, the full immersion dog sled experience, the opening […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Denver Moms!

After everything’s she done to give you the life that you have (you know, giving birth to you and all), the most important woman in your life deserves to be spoiled for the holidays.  But finding the perfect gift for your Colorado Mom is a challenge, isn’t it?  That’s why we’ve put together this list […]

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Holiday "glitter grief" and an angel named Claire

I lost my mother in April. It was a slow, painful death after a 30-year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.  Though she was larger-than-life, she wanted a small, intimate graveside service and we treated everyone to Chinese food at her favorite restaurant following the service. There were a lot of hilarious memories shared over a delicious […]

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