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Celebrate the Holidays in Denver

The holidays are in full swing, and Denver has a jam packed list of things for you to do to celebrate the season.

Sometimes it’s the little, but important, reminders that the holidays are upon us.  In downtown, it’s the ordinary afternoon of strolling along the 16th Street Mall, witnessing the transformation of this mile-long pedestrian promenade into a starry wonderland complete with horse-drawn carriages and holiday decor.

Enjoy the festivities Denver has planned to get in the holiday spirit.

Living Lights at the Butterfly Pavilion
An indoor and outdoor display of invertebrates all aglow.  From butterflies to scorpions to fireflies, this display is a guaranteed good time!
December 21-23, 28-31, 2012 and January 1-6, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Blossoms of Light at The Denver Botanic Gardens
The ultimate 3D experience, transforming the light displays into incredibly realistic shapes, all thanks to the special pair of HoloSpex glasses you’ll receive upon entry.
November 30, 2012 – January 1, 2013

Breakfast with Santa at The Downtown Aquarium
Due to its popularity, this enchanting event is by reservation only, but it runs the entire month of December.
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24.  Call (303) 561-4450 to make reservations.

Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve at The Downtown Aquarium
December 31, 2012.  Call (303) 561-4450 to make reservations.

The Denver Penthouse Party at The Grand Hyatt
Ring in the New Year in the 37th and 38th floor penthouses that boast breathtaking views of
the 16th Street Mall Fireworks Show.
December 31, 2012.  Call (720) 319-8441 for reservations.

These great holiday ideas are only the tip of the iceberg!  With some of the world’s best skiing and events, the holidays
in Denver never disappoint!

December 21, 2012

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