Local restaurants around Denver are providing their diners with a casual and sumptuous meal that they can enjoy with their family and friends during the holidays. There is undoubtedly something for everyone this festive season, from the classic American meat dinner to the traditional Italian feast or wide-ranging classics with a culinary twist.
An Italian restaurant and wine bar rolled into one, a passion for Friulian cuisine is accompanied by a wine list with over 200 different varieties. You can go all out with Frasca's Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner this Christmas Eve or their set meal menu including one of their best sellers, a fluke fish that's poached and served with black truffles.
This modern farm-to-table steakhouse in the Oxford Hotel prides itself on emphasizing a menu that has locally sourced ingredients. Urban Farmer offers with a family-friendly seasonal service that can be an ideal location to spend Christmas dinner with your friends and loved ones.
Ever since opening its doors in 2011, this modern pizzeria has been inspired by the traditional pizzas of Italy. With red chequered tablecloths and a familiar Christmas tune playing in the background, the restaurant's menu has an eclectic mix of Italian-American dishes ideal for a family-style holiday meal.
Denver's slew of holiday traditions, events, festivals, and parades will give you a dose of seasonal holiday cheer and inspire the perfect Christmas mood. Make sure you enjoy a lovely stay by checking out Denver Vacation Rentals for Christmas.
Ever since 1975, the Denver Parade of Lights has been a long-standing holiday tradition and features floats with thousands of lights, marching bands, and Santa himself to give you that warm holiday cheer.
Located at the heart of Belmar Plaza, this 7,000 square-foot ice rink is open from November to January, but also hosts regular events. The most popular holiday event is Skate with Santa, which is held every Saturday during the entire month of December.
Another annual event, this interactive lights display transforms Denver Botanic Gardens into a breathtaking winter wonderland featuring animated LED lights. HoloSpex glasses, warm drinks, and other holiday treats are also available for purchase, as well as other exciting performances that will surely keep you entertained.
From visiting a magical Christmas village to watching a race with hundreds of Santas, you'll never run out of fun Christmas activities for the whole family. You can also book the best Denver Hotels for Christmas to make sure that everyone will have a jolly good time.
Don't miss out on visiting Santa's Village where you can hop on a hay ride or watch a short movie in Santa's cinema. Every year, Chatfield Farms transform into a magical Christmas Village where you can find rare holiday gifts in Santa's workshop, as well as a slew of other exciting activities for all ages.
Bring your little ones and their wish lists along for a meet-and-greet with Santa himself in Boulder. Make sure to bring a camera so you can capture one of the most unforgettable holiday memories with St. Nick himself.
Witness or take part in the annual spectacle of watching hundreds of runners in Santa suits take on a 6-block course down Main Street in Breck. The Race of the Santas is open to all participants who are allowed to jog, walk, or hop. Kids can also take part in the event with a pair of costume antlers. All proceeds benefit a local charity.