The Santa Express is a winter wonderland, where children (and all) are encouraged to wear cozy pajamas and relax with family and friends. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and a cookie on the way to the North Pole. Santa gets lots of visitors, so booking reservations early is recommended. View pricing and scheduled departures here.
Dates: November 14 - December 30, 2019 Time: Up to 3 departure times Cost: Varies depending on options chosen
The festive spirit of the Old West is back at Glen Eyrie this holiday season! Join them in the Great Hall of the castle on Sunday evening, December 15, for an energetic concert featuring the Flying W Wranglers. Enjoy classic western-style tunes along with the Wrangler’s traditional country, swing, and gospel music with a little bit of Cowboy holiday wit thrown in!
Date: December 15, 2019 Time: 7:00pm Cost: Preferred Seating: $39 per person, General Seating : $29 per person
Colorado Springs Chorale – Deborah Jenkins Teske director
Gather round for Christmas favorites to set your heart soaring. Arcangelo Corelli’s Christmas Concerto and Handel’s Messiah converge with other notes, noels, and seasonal standards that will have you rejoicing.
The Royal Gorge Route Railroad’s annual New Year’s Eve Dinner Train is the ultimate Colorado date night. Dine in our Vista Dome or Observation Dome Car, where our tables will be dressed to the nines with white linens and festive place settings. Enjoy our First Class Dinner menu featuring delicious prix fixe, three-course options, made with fresh Colorado ingredients, designed and prepared by our Executive Chef.
Date: December 31, 2019 Location: Canon City, CO Cost: $124/person
There’s no finer place than Broadway for this year’s biggest New Year’s bash! Stage star Joshua Franklin has appeared in Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde, Grease, and now joins the Philharmonic to ring in the New Year with hits from Broadway’s greatest shows.
The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is a spectacular event. Come watch ice sculptors carve ice into beautiful works of art that will amaze you. 2020 marks the 13th year for this premiere event.. Past themes have included a Mythological Wonderland, Story Time, Under the Sea, a Military Salute Carved in Ice, a Rocky Mountain Wonderland, the Old West and a Safari theme.
The Cripple Creek Ice Festival features numerous fun events to enjoy throughout the two event weekends. Interactive sculptures are available for event attendees to climb on and to have a Kodak moment. And don’t forget the ice slide for kids! Street vendors have just the perfect thing to bring home as a memento of your visit here, and you can enjoy refreshing Super Hero theme beverages in our heated beer tent.
Also – Don’t miss the Ice & Art Fest at the Heritage Center from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm daily throughout Ice Fest. Meet the Artists Saturday, February 9th from 1:00 pm till 4:00 pm. Hors-d’oeuvres and wine will be served. Shuttle service to the event from the Heritage Center is FREE for 55 and over and only $1.00 per person under 55. To request a shuttle, please call 719-689-7711.