5 Places to see Christmas Lights in Denver, Colorado

5 Places to see Christmas Lights in Denver, Colorado

The popularity of Christmas lighting throughout homes and businesses during the month of December is undeniable.

In fact, satellite imagery from NASA recently reported that certain cities shine between 20 to 30 percent brighter during the holiday season(1) – and the Front Range of Colorado is no exception.

With many families often driving around aimlessly in search of that magical holiday lighting display, Swingle has compiled a list of their own in order to make your journey merry and bright for everyone. Here are Swingle’s 5 places to see Christmas lights in Colorado.

A Hudson Christmas

Where: Hudson Gardens, 6115 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120


  • November 24 and 25
  • December 1, 2 and 3, 8, 9 and 10
  • Nightly, December 15 through 24
  • Nightly, December 26 through 31
  • Hours: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Hudson Gardens festive holiday light show will inspire you and your family with twinkling lights and glowing displays throughout the one-mile outdoor walkway. Stroll along the pathway while you sip on hot chocolate and experience a dazzling display of color and sound the entire family will enjoy.

Santa’s Village

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens – Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO 80128


  • Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • November 24 – December 24
  • Hours: 4:30 – 8:30 PM (last entry is 7:30 PM)
  • Daytime hours close early at 3:30 PM during Santa’s Village

Santa and his friends move to Chatfield Farms in November! Chatfield Farms is transformed into a magical village. Join us for a new and exciting holiday experience for all ages. Hop on the hayride to catch a short movie at Santa’s cinema and find unique holiday gifts in his workshop.

Blossoms of Light

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver, CO 80206


  • Novembe