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Top Winter Events in Winter Park, Colorado

When we go on vacation it’s nice to occasionally join in on a celebration, activity, or community event and truly feel like we are part of the close-knit community that exists in small mountain towns such as Winter Park. In between tearing up the slopes and doing some urban exploring, make sure you check out the various winter events and activities that are being held around you. We understand that it can be difficult to sort through the various websites and calendars to find said events, so we’ve done the hard work and put together a list of some of the top Winter Park events occurring this winter! As we explore the various Winter Park CO events and goings-on, we will start the journey with some of the smaller, more cozy events that you might find yourself fancying while you stay with us. Check out the events below!

As December approaches and as the city streets gleam with the light of hundreds of colored bulbs, wreaths deck the doors of every neighborhood, and a crisp festive energy hangs in the air, you will find a variety of Christmas events beginning to take place. For instance, make sure you check out the Festival of Trees. Enjoy meandering through the rows and rows of majestic and beautifully decorated trees and choose your own personal winner of the contest. Afterward, join in the heat of the auction as the various trees are sold off, and feel a warmth in your soul knowing that all the proceeds will be going to various non-profits. Not to mention, Santa was rumored to be making a special appearance.

If you find yourself staying with us for the Christmas holiday, take part in the festivities on Christmas even for the annual Torchlight Parade, where the mountain will be lit up with hundreds of torches, flares, and fireworks as the sun sets, and the Santa begins his long annual journey around the world, though he’ll, of course, have time to show up and shake a few hands before heading out. If you find yourself growing chilly, make sure to grab a nice warm drink as you huddle around the large bonfire at the base, which will give a mysterious flickering glow to the festivities around you.

While this town does have its own range of unique and interesting events taking place throughout the winter months, you should take the chance to explore some of the surrounding area’s events as well, as you’ll find some are quite unique. If you are ready to feel like one of the locals or are looking to truly celebrate this holiday season, make sure you enquire further with Visit Winter Park Lodging at (970)-363-7458 or book your winter vacation rental online! Winter Park CO events will be the best thing to enjoy during your winter getaway! Contact us today and book Winter Park rentals direct!

Turkey Trot

1st annual Winter Park Turkey Trop. 5k run and walk. All proceeds will be donated to The Grand Foundation. Lace up your shoes and come enjoy!
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Winter Park Resort is offering an Intro to Uphill

Have you been interested in learning more about touring equipment but not sure where to start? Winter Park resort is giving you a new way to explore the mountain! The whole family can even do it.
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Holiday Artisan Fair

Head over to the Grand Park Community Recreation Center from10:00 AM - 4:00 PM to experience unique arts and crafts!
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Annual Season Kick off Bash with Epic Mountain Sports

Ring in the ski season with Epic Mountain Sports with drinks and great giveaways from 5-8pm
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Holiday Tree Lighting

Winter Park Resort is bringing a festive event on Thanksgiving weekend. They will be lighting the tree that lights up Winter Park Village, festive music, and more fun.
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Night Tubing at the Resort

Every Thursday - Saturday night you can enjoy night tubing at the resort from 5pm-7pm.
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Mountain Top Apres

On Thursday - Saturday night you can load up on the gondola after 4pm for free and head up to the top of the mountain for drinks, food and friends. Enjoy the mountain view and sunsets.
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NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY at Adventures Decanted

From 3pm - 9pm hang out at Adventures Decanted with a Champagne party, DJ, good food and wine pairings.
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Uphill on a full moon at the resort

Choose from three different nights to get a guided uphill experience. Intermediate skiing required & gear is supplied . Pick a date and register; January 7th, February 4th and March 4th.
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Christmas Eve Celebration at the resort

Enjoy the annual Torchlight Parade Christmas Eve celebration. Enjoy fireworks and hot chocolate bar, while you watch Santa coming down the mountain!

Rocky Mountain Yule Celebration

Headwaters is hosting a evening full of food, festive, and fun! Grab your ticket, dress up in festive finery and support education for water conservation.
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