Ah! The fresh feeling of a new year is upon us and we don't know about you, but exploring everything Colorado has to offer is definitely on our list of resolutions. From activities to keep you warm to exploring winter sports, this round-up of events has something for everyone; check it out!
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Mesmerica 360 Boulder: A Visual Music Experience Multiple Days and Times Through January Fiske Planetarium, Boulder CO
Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist, James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world to create an immersive experience designed to transcend time, relax, soothe, and also stimulate your mind and senses. Come and leave your troubles at the door as we take you on a fantastic journey into awe-inspiring imaginary landscapes!
Christmas in Color
Nights Through January 4th, 2020
Water World, Federal Heights CO
Immerse yourself in holiday cheer and watch in awe as 1.5 million Christmas lights dance around you to some of your favorite holiday tunes. This drive-through, family-friendly experience at Water World in Federal Heights (Denver area) is back by popular demand for a second year. Don't miss this amazing experience! Tickets purchased online
Wings Over the Rockies $1 Kids Admission Sunday, January 5th | 12PM - 5PM Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Transferred from the United States Air Force to a group of volunteers in 1994, Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is located in Hangar #1 of the former Lowry Air Force Base in eastern Denver, Colorado. Today, the museum boasts more than 182,000 square feet of hangar space full of iconic aircraft, space vehicles, artifacts, military uniforms and much more. Visitors can also experience thrilling flight simulators, discover various educational programs and participate in dozens of exciting museum sponsored events.
Opening Reception "Locals Only" in Denver Friday, January 10th | 7PM-10PM
Mirus Gallery, Denver CO
Mirus Gallery Denver presents "Locals Only" Group exhibition featuring artists solely working in the greater Denver area. The opening reception is free and open to the public. Open call to all local artists for small to medium size pieces. Please email images and information to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submission is December 21, 2019. *Please note* You will be contacted by the galley if your work is chosen to be featured. Only submit works that are completed and available for sale. Good luck!
Estes Park Winter Festival Saturday, January 18th - Sunday, January 19th
12PM-4PM Estes Park Events Complex
Celebrate the winter season in Estes Park at the Annual Winter Festival weekend! Sample a variety of beers, browse retail vendors, enjoy live entertainment, and more at the Estes Park Event Center!
Denver Beer CO's Beer, Bacon & Coffee Fest
Saturday, January 18th - Sunday, January 19th
Denver Beer Co, Arvada CO
Beer, Bacon & Coffee Fest is back in Olde Town Arvada for its 3rd year! Come warm up and indulge all of your vices at the 8th annual Beer, Bacon & Coffee Fest at Denver Beer Co. This event is an early morning blast! All that is required of you is to wake up, roll down to Denver Beer Co. and enjoy some of Denver’s best beer, bacon & coffee! Then go home and take a nap. Best day ever!
Free Skate Rental Day Friday, January 24th | 10AM-10PM Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park
Visit the Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park on Friday January 24th for Free Skate Rentals brought to you by the Colorado Avalanche!
Harry Potter Movies Trivia Saturday, January 25th | 8PM-10PM Growler USA, Highlands Pub, Denver CO
See if you've got what it takes to be a 'Prefect' at Harry Potter (Movie) Trivia at Growler USA Highlands Pub for FIVE rounds of Ordinary Wizarding Levels that will challenge your memory! The Hog's Head fills up quickly, so be sure to make your reservations soon! The best way to reserve tickets is by selecting a team captain and having them be in charge of tickets for ALL team members. The max team size is 8 people, please remember to confirm your tickets as well!
Year of the Rat Lunar New Year Celebration
Saturday, January 25th - Sunday, January 26th 10AM-7PM
Truong An Gifts, Denver CO
Come down and shop for all your Lunar New Years decorations for 2020. With special flowers, plants, fruits, decorations, red envelopes, and much more, we can't wait to see everyone come and celebrate with us! There will be prize giveaways via raffle and a lot of special sales! All groups on both days will perform Dragon and Lion dances, as well as firecrackers, and martial arts.
Denver Puzzle Competition Wednesday, January 29th | 6:30PM - 10PM Lodo's Bar & Grill, Denver CO
Teams from 1 - 4 people compete to finish their Jigsaw Puzzle First. Prizes for the first and second team! Join as a team and take a puzzle home or come as an individual and meet new people!