It’s clear around Boulder that the holidays are in full swing. Just look toward that giant lighted star in the foothills and you know its time to do something festive. So here’s a list of many festive things going on right here in Boulder County.


  • Christmas with the King Singers, Mackey Auditorium on Thursday December 11, 7:30 p.m.
  • A Broadway Christmas Carol, University Theater CU starting on Friday December 12, at 7:30 p.m. and reoccurring on December 13th, 19th, 20th, 21st
    If Charles Dickens had huddled with Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Matt Stone and Trey Parker to write a holiday show, they just might have come up with A Broadway Christmas Carol. Simultaneously irreverent and respectful, the play offers a fresh, hilarious and charmingly recognizable retelling of Dickens’ classic holiday ghost story, complete with new lyrics to famous Broadway show tunes.” -from the CU website
  • Glory of Christmas, First Presbyterian Church on Friday December 12 at 7 p.m. and reoccurring on December 13th at 3 and 7 p.m.
    A musical celebration and benefit concert, read more by following the link.
  • Charlie Brown Goes to the Nutcracker, St. Julien Hotel, Saturday December 13 at 6:30 p.m.
    Free jazz!
  • St. Nick on the Bricks, Pearl Street Mall, Saturday December 13 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on December 20
    Kids of all ages can visit with Santa at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center.  Whether you are asking for a fire engine for Tommy, a new doll for Molly or a diamond ring for mommy, bring your list and a camera to capture priceless holiday memories.”
  • Scrooge… A Holiday Flight, Dairy Center for the Arts, Friday December 12 at 7:30 p.m. and reoccurring on December 13th and 14th
    The classic tale of Scrooge meets flying trapeze artists


  • Scrooge: Bah Humbug!, Jester’s Dinner Theater, Friday December 12 at 7:30 p.m. and reoccurring on December 13th, 14th, 18th, 19th
    Dinner and a show all in one!
  • Sunflower Farm- December Lights, Sunflower Farm Longmont, December 13 4-7 p.m. and reoccurring on December 20th and 27th
    Hayrides and toasted marshmallows as well as a visit to see the peaceful sleeping farm animals




Have a Holly Jolly Holiday!!


Lizzie works as a seasonal for City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, spending her days among the flora and fauna of Boulder both on and off the job. When it comes to knowing what to do and whats going on in the numerous open spaces around Boulder, Lizzie is your girl. After graduating from the University of Texas with a Geography: Environmental Resource Management degree, she came to Salida, CO to work in the San Juan National Forest and surrounding areas on a trail crew. Previously she has worked for Boulder County Parks and Open Space, other trail crews, and as an environmental educator. She has a passion for spreading environmental knowledge and bringing nature straight to the people.