“May and October, the best-smelling months? I’ll make a case for December: evergreen, frost, wood smoke, cinnamon.”

― Lisa Kleypas

It’s December and it looks like it’s gonna be another CO CO COvid holiday! But there’s still plenty to celebrate as we dive into this festive season. Here are some fun events happening in and around Denver this month, handpicked by the Tree Ring Digital staff. Because we’re one of Denver’s leading digital marketing firms, we make sure we know what’s going on around town so you don’t have to. How else can we save you time? If your business needs a website or a digital marketing boost, call Tree Ring Digital at 303-218-5287. 

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Luvin Holiday Foods

Saturday, December 11th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM MT

Vegan Wines and Luvin Arms Chef Donna Marino have paired up to bring you an unforgettable evening of cooking savory holiday dishes and sipping spectacular wine. Frances Gonzalez, the founder of Vegan Wines, has paired these wines especially for you to complement and enhance your culinary experience. Join us during this season of compassion to try some new recipes and sip some wine specially chosen for you.  


Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)! Celebrate Kwanzaa with Special Guests Friends of Joda and Graphic Novelist R. Alan Brooks

Kwanzaa is a celebration that honors the African first fruits harvest tradition. Take part in a festive cross-cultural virtual experience highlighting the principle of Kujichagulia (Self-Determination). The program will feature Friends of Joda who will welcome us into the space and provide an introduction to Kwanzaa. Professor and graphic novelist R. Alan Brooks, will talk about some of his experience writing and drawing comic books, and how self-determination can help us all accomplish our creative goals. Q&A to follow. Ideal for all ages.


2021 Jingle Bell Run

Get back to jingling and join the MOST FUN & FESTIVE holiday fun-run around – all to battle the #1 cause of disability!

The 2021 event will be live and in person this year! Our Jingle Bell Run may have a different look due to COVID safety and health protocols, so check the event information page for the most updated details. But the original festive race for charity is back!


Annual Ullr Fest

Grab your Viking hats and celebrate all things winter at the 58th annual Ullr Fest, December 9-12. Breckenridge invites locals and visitors of all ages to praise Ullr, the Norse god of snow, in hopes of a powder-filled ski season. Show your devotion at the Main Street parade and Ullr Bonfire, and become part of history at the longest Shotski® “unofficial” World Record breaking attempt. If you’re in for a legendary party, this is one you won’t want to miss!


Denver Christkindlmarket | Denver, CO, United States

Experience the warmth and charm of an authentic German Holiday Market right in the heart of Denver. Stroll through alleys lined with cozy wooden huts and shop for unique, finely crafted artisan gifts and tasty treats brought to you by local and international small businesses. As cheerful sounds of live holiday music fill the air, savor the season with traditional glühwein, German biers, and traditional holiday fare from across Europe.


Camp Christmas

Leave your worries behind and immerse yourself in our biggest holiday experience ever!

Journey through artist Lonnie Hanzon’s fantastical wonderland of lights, dazzling decorations, music, and memorabilia as you explore mesmerizing yuletide scenes spread across a six-acre landscape.


The Mile High Tree | See Christmas Lights in Denver

Create a new family tradition and join in the free nightly festivities. The Mile High Tree puts on a dazzling music and lights show. It’s the largest installation of its kind in North America. The tree was created by ILMEX Illumination, a globally renowned decorative lighting production company in Spain. Madrid-based Brut Deluxe handled the lighting design using pixel-mapping technology.