Santa is making special appearances all over town. Here's where to find him, plus other family-friendly fun during Mile High Holidays.

Santa Sightings events have ended for 2016 but check back for 2017 dates!


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

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

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. 

Photos With Santa

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

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

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

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!