This season, enjoy complimentary horse drawn carriage rides from Carriages of Colorado at the Shops at Northfield Stapleton, 8340 Northfield Blvd., on December 16. Pickup and drop off on Main Street and at Bass Pro Shops. Visit www.northfieldstapleton.com for more information.
Enjoy a Christmas premier holiday light show in the Denver metro area, with thousands of twinkling lights in majestic trees, visits with Santa (through December 23) and memories for the whole family. Stroll along a festively Littleton tradition, which is open on select evenings beginning November 24, at 6115 South Santa Fe Dr. in Littleton from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visit www.hudsongardens.org/concerts-events/a-hudson-christmas for more information.
Listen to a heartfelt, metaphysical Christmas message from Dr. Roger Teel, joined by Broadway actor Charles Holt, Acoustic Eidolon, the Candlelight Choirs and all of the many talented singers and musicians from the Mile Hi Music Ministry: Jennifer Burnett, Thom Lich, Barry Ebert, Anne Achenbach, Cynthia James and Damiana Bruenger, located at 9077 W Alameda Ave., in Lakewood. Visit www.facebook.com/events/291737368000028/ for more information.
Bring the family to an evening Posada Navideña Versatil. Entry and food is free, as well as children’s gifts, located at 6496 Hwy 2 in Commerce City from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/events/104468883676084/ for more information.
Christmas shopping just got better now that you can meet 2 of Santa’s real, live reindeer anytime during business hours at the Bath Garden Center and Nursery, 2000 E. Prospect Rd., in Fort Collins on December from now until December 23, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Visit www.bathgardencenter.com for more information.
Get into the holiday spirit with lots of free, fun and festive activities for the whole family at Village at the Peaks, 1250 S. Hover St., in Longmont on December 22 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Horse drawn carriage rides, kids crafts, face painting and balloon artists will be available. We’ve also got surprise visits from Santa. Be sure to stay for the carolers and cookies with Santa’s elves from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Rides are first come, first served. No reservations or appointments are available. Visit www.villageatthepeaks.com for more information.
Visit one of the Best holiday traditions in Pueblo, ElectriCritters is sure to get you in the holiday mood! Stroll to the holiday music through this dazzling spectacle of animated animal creations while sipping on hot chocolate. Santa will be visiting 22-23 from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. (no extra charge). Visit www.pueblozoo.org for more information.
Join a free family friendly bicycle rides every Thursday, next one will be on December 21, meeting at Bingo Burger 101 Central Plaza in Pueblo and the ride starts at 6:30 pm. All ages, skills and abilities welcome, and no one is left behind. Call 423-747-5932 for more information.