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Free or discounted Thanksgiving events in Denver

Posted at 3:04 PM, Nov 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 17:17:30-05

DENVER – Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away and many of us will be entertaining family and friends over the holiday.

But when the leftovers begin to dwindle and the board games become boring, your guests might get a little restless. But don’t worry, there are several free or discounted events in Denver to keep them entertained.

Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park
Skate at the Skyline Rink, located at 16th and Arapahoe, for free beginning Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. You may bring your own skates or rent a pair for just $6-$8.

DIA Ice Rink
Sharpen your skates, dust off your winter gloves and hit the ice before your next flight as Denver International Airport (DEN) announces the return of its popular and free ice skating rink! The ice skating rink will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, from Nov. 24 to Jan. 7. Rentals are free!

Denver Christkindl Market
Come enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the 17th annual Denver Christkindl Market. Located at Skyline Park on the 16th Street Mall and Arapahoe Street.

Grand illumination
Join the LoDo District and the Union Station Alliance as they light Denver Union Station. Enjoy carolers and treats, drinks at The Terminal Bar, and the revealing of this year's holiday lighting of the iconic station! Friday Nov. 24.