Santa is making special appearances all over town. Here's where to find him, plus other family-friendly fun during Mile High Holidays.
SANTA ON THE SQUARE
WHEN: Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 26-Dec. 24, 2016
WHERE: Larimer Square, Larimer Street, between 14th and 15th streets
It's the happiest season of all at Larimer Square where historic charm meets holiday cheer. With festive dining options and boutiques filled with treasures for everyone on your Nice List, Larimer Square help you celebrate in style. There are also carolers, carriage rides, and Santa on any given day. Visits with Santa are free and open to the public.
Santa's Flight Academy
WHEN: Nov. 11-Dec. 24, 2016
WHERE: Cherry Creek Shopping Center
Santa's Flight Academy is a wholly interactive and magical hero's journey that transforms children into key members of Santa's Flight Crew. Create memorable and sharable moments for families, including the Flight Suit Visualizer and the Flight Navigation Station. Experience a powerful and magical snow and light show inside Santa's sleigh, and, of course, a visit with Santa Claus.
Breakfast WITH Santa
WHEN: Dec. 10-11, 17-24, 2016
WHERE: Downtown Aquarium
Join Sharkey and Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet at Denver's Downtown Aquarium! After breakfast, explore the Aquarium Adventure Exhibit with more than one million gallons of extraordinary marine life.
Winter Fest on Fillmore
WHEN: Dec. 10, 2016
WHERE: Cherry Creek North Shopping District (Fillmore Street between 1st and 2nd avenues)
Experience the true joy of the holiday season, including winter itself, at the inaugural Winter Fest on Fillmore. This festive celebration will transform Fillmore Plaza into a winter wonderland with live ice sculpting, complimentary treats and warm beverages, temporary fire pits, great music, entertainment and more. The event is free and family friendly.
Photos With Santa
WHEN: Nov. 5-Dec. 24, 2016
WHERE: Park Meadows Retail Resort
Colorado's largest enclosed shopping center will offer plenty of time with Santa this holiday season. With events from Pet Nights to Family Portraits, Park Meadows offers a Santa experience for the entire family.
The Polar ExpressTM Train Ride
WHEN: Nov. 10-Dec. 23, 2016
WHERE: Colorado Railroad Museum
The story of The Polar ExpressTM is being theatrically re-created so you and your family can be immersed in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children's tale. Prepare to be surrounded by the magic and wonder of the holiday season!
Adventure to Santa
WHEN: Nov. 12-Dec. 24, 2016
WHERE: Southwest Plaza
Southwest Plaza's recent transformation brings together the best of modern Denver with exciting new retail and restaurant offerings. New this holiday season, join Shrek and his friends on a magical, interactive adventure to find Santa at the North Pole.
Olde Golden Christmas
WHEN: Dec. 1-31, 2016
WHERE: 911 10th Street, Golden
Olde Golden Christmas includes a community candlelight walk, Victorian carolers, free horse drawn carriage rides, holiday parades, shopping, free admission to museums, music and theater productions, Santa Clause, Newfoundland dogs, holiday lights, art and more!