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Holiday Activities to Try If You’re in Boulder

‘Tis the season for fun! The magic of the holiday season is undeniable, and although this year it looks a little different, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy these beautiful days. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Boulder or around the area, we have some suggestions you’ll love!

Blossoms of Light at the Botanical Gardens in Denver

If you love festive holiday light displays, you will undoubtedly be impressed by this one. For over three decades, the Blossoms of Light has been Denver Botanic Gardens’ signature event. It’s all about that dazzling and ever-changing display of lights, also known as a holiday lights extravaganza! This event transforms York Street into a next level winter wonderland. It runs every evening from November 20th to January 16th.

Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens


Lights Along Pearl Street

The holidays in downtown Boulder wouldn’t be complete without the beautiful lights along Pearl Street. Thanks to the Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District, we will find decorated trees along the pedestrian mall this year. Over 35,000 LED lights and hundreds of lighted ornaments will make this a sight that you’ll never forget.

BrewHop Trolley Lights Tour

Ready to hop onto a holiday adventure? The BrewHop Trolley is a super fun guided tour to Longmont’s brewery, cidery, and distilleries. Its stops by 12 venues, and you can hop on or off at any of them. It’s an enjoyable way to spend time with your closest bunch.

More Great Holiday Activities in Boulder

Beyond all the festive light displays, there are many other fun ways to spend the holidays in Boulder, and you can support local businesses while you’re at it. From picking up awesome gift boxes for your loved ones or playing Bingo to checking out the festive window display contest. Visit the Boulder Downtown website to learn more about all the different activities you can participate in.


Happy Holidays!