Friday, Nov. 23, 3-7:30 p.m. at the City and
County Building. The City and County of Denver and 9News present the
annual lighting of Denver's City and County Building. This fun and
heart-warming tradition is nearly 100 years old! Don't miss the
ceremonial flipping of the light switch between 6:30 and 7 p.m., in
person or live on 9News. Be sure to explore the winter festival in
Civic Center Park and bring hats, gloves and scarfs for the Giving
Tree to benefit Denver families in need.
Friday, Nov. 23, 1-9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 24,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the McNichols Building. It's never too
early to start (or finish!) your holiday shopping. Nationally known
makers and artists will be selling their home-crafted goods during
this two-day affair.
Friday, Nov. 23, 4-6:30 p.m. at Denver Union
Station and along the 16th Street Mall. Hundreds of thousands of
lights will illuminate Denver's Union Station, the 16th Street Mall,
Skyline Park, the D&F Clock Tower, 14th Street and Larimer
Square. Lights go on at 6:30. What a beautiful sight it will be!
Saturdays and Sundays from November 24 through
December 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on
Sundays at 1415 Larimer St. Santa and Mrs. Claus are taking up
residence on Larimer Square for the holidays. Bring your camera and
your Christmas wish list and cross your fingers that you're on the
Nov. 16-Dec. 23 (including Thanksgiving Day, hours of
operation vary) at Skyline Park. Would you like some holiday
polka music, European confections and schnapps with your holiday
shopping? Of course you would! You can have it all at the unique
Nov. 20-Feb. 3 (including Thanksgiving Day), 7 a.m.-11
p.m. at Skyline Park. Free ice skating is available all
weekend (and seven days a week through Feb. 3) at downtown Denver's
outdoor ice skating rink. Shine your skates (or rent a pair) and get
ready to show off your most sparkly skating outfit!
Network Television Crews Busy Filming in
American Idol judges Katy
Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie joined host Ryan Seacrest at the
Wings Over the Rockies Museum on October 2 to kick off the first
round of Season 2 judge auditions. Watch ABC's behind-the-scenes
Bachelor filmed this season's main man
and Denver native, Colton Underwood, when he returned to the Mile
High City on October 23 to continue his search for true
love. The crew's downtown stops included Sculpture Park and the
Denver Milk Market. Check out the update on TMZ.
The City of Denver's Office of Special Events (OSE) will
begin accepting applications on Thursday, Nov. 1 for
special events to be held on public property in 2019. This will also
be the day that OSE launches a new online application system
that will be easier for event organizers to use and facilitate more
efficient coordination among Denver agencies.
The new application system will will be available on the OSE website starting
Workshop! ADA + Events: Making Your Event Accessible to All
Whether you're an event professional or an occasional
volunteer, you are invited to join the Office of Special Events and
the Office of Disability Rights for an important information session
about supporting accessibility for all special event
patrons. The session is on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2:30 -
3:30 p.m. at the Webb
Municipal Building, room 4.F.6.