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Christmas Lights in Denver

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Blossom of Lights at Denver Botanic Gardens

If you can’t make it to the Parade of Lights this year, don’t fret.  There are three different opportunities to be dazzled by Christmas lights throughout the 2010 holiday season.  Some of Denver’s best light displays are Blossom of Lights at the Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street, Trail of Lights at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, and Zoo Lights at the Denver Zoo.

The Blossom of Lights at the Denver Botanic Gardens at York St. Map It

Dates and Times:
December 3rd – January 2nd
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Admission:
$9.50 Adults
$7.50  Student, Senior (65+)
$6.50 Child (ages 4-12,  3 and under Free)
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The Blossom of Lights has over one million colorful lights strung throughout to highlight the elegance of the winter gardens.  Along with the twinkling lights, there are ice sculptures along the garden paths and seasonal entertainment.  HoloSpex glasses will be available for $1.50 to turn the lights into dazzling 3-D displays.

*The Denver Botanic Gardens is offering a package if you want to pop “The Question” at the Blossom of Lights.  For more information, click here.

Trail of Lights

Trail of Lights at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Map It

Dates and Times:
December 3rd – January 2nd
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Admission:
$9.50 Adults
$7.50 Student, Senior (65+)
$6.50 Child (ages 4-12,  3 and under Free)
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The Trail of Lights offers you that chance to walk down different paths.  A shorter route takes you directly to the children’s play area.  The extended path allows visitors to explore the Green Farm Barn and the 1880s homestead.  There will be tours of the Hildebrand ranch house (decorated in a Colorado Christmas motif). Hayrides will also be available at an additional cost on Fridays and Saturdays.

*The Denver Botanic Gardens is offering a package if you want to pop “The Question” at the Trail of Lights.  For more information, click here.

Zoo Lights at the Denver Zoo

Zoo Lights at the Denver Zoo Map It

Dates and Times:
December 10th – January 2nd
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Admission:

$8 Adults (Ages 12-64) 
$4 Children (Ages 3-11,  3 and under Free)
$6 Seniors (Ages 65+)

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Come and experience Zoo Lights, where the wildlife meets the wild lights.  Enjoy the more than 38 acres illuminated by eco-friendly LED lights.  You can take on the challenge of finding the more than 150 animated animal sculptures.  Watch them jump, swing, and play hide and seek throughout the zoo.

*The Denver Zoo is offering a package to have a Zoo Lights Birthday Party for young ones.  For more information, click here.