December Festivals

Santa Claus is Coming to Town 3 Santa Festivals in Colorado Photo credit Crested Butte Mountain Resort Santa Ski Crawl
December, Festivals

Santa Claus is Coming to Town: 3 Santa Festivals in Colorado

‘Tis the season for holiday-themed festivals and while craft shows and Christmas parades abound, here are a few unique events where you get to join in the fun. Photo Credit: Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crowds of Santas Spotted in Breckenridge ... [ Read More ]
Featured Festival: Winter Wonderlights 2017-2018, Loveland, Colorado
December, Festivals, January, November

Featured Festival: Winter Wonderlights 2017-2018, Loveland, Colorado

A brand new holiday event is coming to Loveland, Colorado and it is one that the organizers hope becomes a long-running Northern Colorado tradition. Photo credit: Joshua Hardin Winter Wonderlights will be a light show like no other in the ... [ Read More ]
Brewery Lights Delight in Fort Collins, Colorado
December, Festivals

Brewery Lights Delight in Fort Collins, Colorado

Looking for something unique to do with the entire family this holiday season? Look no further than Brewery Lights at the Budweiser plant in Fort Collins, Colorado. Last week, I was invited to opening night at Brewery Lights which takes ... [ Read More ]
Skip the Christmas Parade, Elf Crawl Littleton

Skip the Christmas Parade, Get Drunk with Elves – Colorado’s Unique Holiday Events

I started writing for a small Colorado newspaper in 2006. A year later, I started HeidiTown, as well as my magazine writing career. Therefore, I have written dozens of articles and posts about Santa Claus coming to town and Christmas ... [ Read More ]
December, Festivals, November, Travel

44 Days of Fall in Colorado

We have 44 days of fall left, but the beautiful fall drives are over, so how do we continue to celebrate this shoulder season? I’ve got a few suggestions. A Late Fall Getaway in Colorado November isn’t a big getaway ... [ Read More ]
Golden Colorado Candlelight Parade, Photo by travel writer Rich Grant
December, Festivals, Travel, Uncategorized

A Golden, Colorado Christmas

I’m not a super Christmassy person. I don’t decorate my house, I don’t participate in cookie Christmas exchanges and I do not listen to the Christmas station on Pandora. I’m not a scrooge, really, just not big on holidays in ... [ Read More ]
Christmas lights at the Denver Christkindl Market 2014.
December, Festivals, November

Featured Festival: Denver Christkindl Market 2015

I love visiting Denver during the holidays. The city literally twinkles with Christmas cheer, especially the Denver Christkindl Market. As many of you know, we’re longtime lovers of this European-style Christmas market that sets up shop in Skyline Park in ... [ Read More ]
Heidi serving up schnapps at Denver Christkindl Market.

Holiday happenings in the Mile High City

I’m a small town girl at heart, but I love visiting cities during Christmastime and Denver is a great Christmas city. A stroll through downtown Denver during November and December is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit ... [ Read More ]
Denver Christkindl Market at night
December, Festivals, November

Featured Festival: Denver Christkindl Market 2014

The Denver Christkindl Market is underway at Skyline Park in downtown Denver and this lively European style Christmas market has become a tradition in our house and something we eagerly look forward to every holiday season. Why do we love ... [ Read More ]
Tree for All logo
December, Festivals

Feature Festival: 3rd Annual Tree For All, Loveland, Colorado

There’s nothing more cheerful than a Christmas tree and no better way to ring in the holidays than by putting up the tree, but Christmas is about so much more than decorations and presents – it’s a time to reflect ... [ Read More ]