Explore these great shopping areas in The Mile High City for all your holiday needs! From festive shopping centers to museum gift shops, neighborhood shops and boutiques, Denver has something for everyone.
HOLIDAY MARKETS IN DENVER
WHEN: Nov. 18-Dec. 24, 2021
WHERE: Fillmore Plaza
Join the festivities this holiday season as Cherry Creek North visitors fill Fillmore Plaza between 1st and 2nd. Shop from 30 vendors featuring products in European chalet-style clad shipping containers; enjoy live music by bands and carolers, and sip cocktails and hot beverages throughout Fillmore Plaza.
WHEN: Nov. 19-Dec. 23, 2021
This outdoor event brings the most beloved elements of an authentic German holiday experience to Denver's Civic Center Park. Stroll through a European village decorated for the holiday season as you shop for finely crafted artisan gifts and treats at charming wooden huts. Fuel your shopping with authentic Glühwein (mulled spiced wine), German Biers and hot chocolate, and nosh on Bavarian-style pretzels, fresh smoked salmon, Knödel, Goulasch, Nürnberger Sausages, pastries, caramels and European chocolates.
WHEN: Nov. 26-28; Dec. 3-5; Dec. 10-12; Dec. 17-19, 2021
WHERE: Dairy Block
Held in the Dairy Block Alley and inspired by a European ski village, the market will feature a wide variety of vendors, offering clothing, home goods and more, representing both local Colorado businesses and top national retailers. Shoppers can enjoy food and drink specials and a robust lineup of holiday entertainment, including performances by the Jingle Belles and visits from Santa Claus. Entrance is free.
HOLIDAY MARKETS NEAR DENVER
WINTER ART MARKET
WHEN: TBA 2021
WHERE: NEXT Gallery, Lakewood
NEXT Gallery will be open Fridays from 5 p.m.–10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Purchase artwork and support local artists!
NEIGHBORHOOD CHRISTMAS TREE CO. CHRISTMAS TREE LOT
WHEN: TBA 2021
WHERE: Stanley Marketplace, Aurora
Come get your Christmas tree at Stanley Marketplace! Neighborhood Christmas Tree Co. sources trees direct from farms in a variety of sizes and types, including Noble, Fraser, Nordman and Grand firs. They'll have a selection of Charlie Brown-inspired mini-trees, too, as well as a small assortment of holiday accessories, like wooden reindeer and wooden snowmen.
VIRTUAL HOLIDAY MARKETS
DENVER BAZAAR ONLINE
WHEN: TBA 2021
Shop gifts and home goods from more than 50 of the best Colorado makers, artists, food purveyors and more! Visit often, as new vendors are added every day!
GIFT SHOPS AT MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS
Museum gift shops are a treasure trove at the holidays. Check out Museum Shop Sunday on November 28! Or explore these one-of-a-kind stores on your own, all season long.
Take the Denver Art Museum shop, where you can buy beautiful posters and prints, in addition to art books and handmade jewelry. Grab a piece of the cutting-edge arts world at the MCA Denver's eclectic SHOP MCA, or browse the selection of books, prints, accessories and decor at the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art's museum store and check out unique gifts, many of which are handmade and produced by locals all in the spirit of the Clyfford Still Museum's namesake. The Denver Zoo's two-story gift shop, Kibongi Market, offers hand-crafted ceramic and art items from Africa and a wide selection of toys and clothing. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science's gift shop has a great selection of books, science kits, DVDs, CDs and more. Denver Botanic Gardens' Shop at the Gardens has gone online and offers all-natural gifts, plants and gardening supplies and art perfect for gardeners and plant lovers. The Molly Brown House Museum features art deco-inspired jewelry, home décor and gift items. Best of all, you don't need to pay admission in order to shop at these locations!
SHOPPING IN DENVER'S NEIGHBORHOODS
Denver’s vibrant neighborhoods provide a treasure trove of local shopping options. Check out boutiques, art galleries and specialty shops, offering everything from antiques to rare books, in Washington Park, the Highlands, River North Art District, the Art District on Santa Fe and East Colfax.