DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some fun events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.
1. Krampus: A Haunted Christmas
What: Love haunted houses and Christmas equally? You might want to check out the 13th Floor Haunted House this weekend. Krampus: A Haunted Christmas is a frightening holiday event that will bring Krampus and Jack Frost together to haunt children who dare enter their lair.
Where: 13th Floor Haunted House, 400 E. 52nd Ave. in Denver
When: Saturday, Dec. 15
Admission: General admission $27.99. You’re encouraged to buy tickets online as prices increase at the door.
More info: https://krampushauntedchristmas.com/denver/
2. John Legend: A Legendary Christmas at the Bellco Theatre
What: Singer-songwriter John Legend is stopping by Denver this weekend as part of his 25-date “A Legendary Christmas Tour” to promote his first Christmas album.
Where: Bellco Theatre, 700 14th St. in Denver
When: Saturday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Admission: Starting at $39.50
More info: To purchase tickets, click here.
3. Get lost in the wonder of Zoo Lights at the Denver Zoo
What: The Rocky Mountain region’s largest holiday lighting event is coming back for the 28th year to the Mile High City. Brighter than ever, the Denver Zoo's "Zoo Lights" will showcase more than two million lights spread over 70 acres of land.
Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. in Denver
When: November 30, 2018 through January 6, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: $20 for non-members; $15 for members. There are also special discount nights, with $3 off regular ticket admission.
More info: To learn more about what's new this year as well as to see the full schedule, click here.
4. Tuba Christmas at the Denver Performing Arts Complex
What: Tired of the same old holiday soundtrack? Revive your holiday spirit at the Annual TubaChristmas Concert at the Denver Performing Arts Complex! Tap your toes to your favorite holiday tunes being played by 300 tuba players from all over the region.
Where: 1400 Curtis St. in Denver
When: Sunday, Dec. 16 from 12:30 p.m.
More info: https://www.denver.org/event/tubachristmas/61039/
5. Holiday light display competition in Calhan
What: Are you a holiday lighting enthusiast? Get to the El Paso County Fair and Events Center this weekend for an enchanting holiday light display competition. The contestants will vie for the following trophies: Best Business Display, Best Youth Group Display, Best Family Display and Best Individual Display.
Where: El Paso County Fair and Events Complex, 366 10th St. in Calhan, Colo.
When: Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
More info: https://www.elpasoco.com/holiday-light-display-competition/
6. Louisville Winter Market
What: Enjoy spreading the holiday spirit in downtown Louisville with over 20 vendors creating handmade and unique foods and gifts. Come visit Santa and have your photo taken!
Where: Bittersweet – Café and Confections, 836 Main St. in Louisville, Colo.
When: Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/725032711187418/?event_time_id=725032721187417
7. St. Vrain Ranch Christmas Walk in Firestone
What: Head over to Firestone for the St. Vrain Ranch Christmas Walk this weekend! There will be Christmas lights, free hot cocoa and apple cider along the way. There will also be carolers, picture opportunities, marshmallows to roast, light tunnels and even Santa Claus!
Where: Between Saddleback and Sage Ave. in St. Vrain Ranch, Firestone.
When: Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/251926998838401/?event_time_id=251927002171734
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