Holiday Activities & Deals

A new holiday tradition awaits.

This year, celebrate the holidays with a new tradition. Our Home for the Holidays celebration gives you the chance to explore your city with discounts and exclusive offers on wintertime activities like ice skating and sipping hot chocolate in addition to family-fun at Gaylord Rockies, Town Center at Aurora, Stanley Marketplace, and many more locations throughout Aurora. Take the kids to see Santa Claus or pick up last-minute gifts for friends and family at one of the city’s best local retailers. We know this holiday season will be a little different than most years so, why not make it a new tradition that can be adorned for generations? Browse this page to uncover discounts and ideas for planning the best holidays yet! Visit our Things to Do in December blog for more holiday inspiration!


Get 15% Off I Love Christmas Movies

Explore a magical Christmas experience with the I Love Christmas Movies – a fully immersive exhibit featuring key moments from some of the most iconic Warner Bros. Pictures Christmas movies, including THE POLAR EXPRESS™, A CHRISTMAS STORY™, ELF™, NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION™, and THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS™. ELF and all related characters and elements © & ™ New Line Productions, Inc. (s20). Tickets are on sale now.

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Holiday Giveaways at Stanley Marketplace

'Tis the Season at Stanley is a series of giveaways and promotions to inspire eating, drinking, shopping, and more at the locally-owned businesses of Stanley Marketplace this November and December. With generous support from Visit Aurora, we are giving away $15,000 worth of prizes between November 11 and December 23.

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$10 Off Any Christmas Tree at Nick's

For the holiday season, Nick’s becomes a winter wonderland with a large selection of fresh-cut Christmas trees, the finest hand-tied wreaths and garland, and seasonal blooming plants, all in a magical, wintery atmosphere.

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Valid thru 12/13/20.

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Santa Photos at Town Center at Aurora

‘Tis the season for Santa photos at Town Center at Aurora. Spend the day getting all the presents on your list. Then round off the afternoon posing for a photo with Father Christmas himself. Throughout the month, visitors can enjoy special events with Mr. Claus, including storytime, and even a holiday dinner. Visit the Town Center at Aurora online for more details, hours, and pricing.

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15% Off Purchases $99+ at Create Cooking School

Everyone loves a home-cooked meal, and the time has come to learn to cook. CREATE is passionate about taking the stress out of scratch cooking. We saved you a seat at the Chef’s table. Choose from a selection of Kids Courses, Date Night options, or purchase a gift card for the chef in your circle of friends and family.

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Dine in a Private Greenhouse at Annette

Annette, an award-winning restaurant located in Stanley Marketplace, has 12 heated greenhouse ideal for private dining. Restaurant goers can enjoy Annette's seasonal entrees, desserts, and cocktails underneath the warm glow of string lights and holiday decor. Perfect for groups of two or four, reserve your spot for a celebratory dinner in the winter wonderland village.

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Explore Virtual Camp Christmas

Explore this immersive experience with feature both mail delivery and gamified virtual content with activities for all ages. Hanzon Studios, in association with DCPA Off-Center, brings the popular Camp Christmas immersive experience straight to homes. Starting at $10, customers can access online content and receive up to five delivered packages that come with a wide variety of Christmas-themed activities.

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ICE SKATE AT THE POND SOUTHLANDS

Lace up your skates and visit your favorite place to ice skate all winter long! Enjoy ice skating on The Pond daily through February 28. Skating is open to the public daily. Special pricing for Group Events is available. The Pond permits visitors to bring their own skates, but if you’re new to the winter sport, rentals are available. Tickets are $12.

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15% OFF AT BABA & POP'S PIEROGI

Baba & Pop's on East Colfax offers fantastic food made from scratch, including Polish-inspired treats like a variety of pierogi, a top-notch burger on their Sunday brunch menu, and one of the biggest Bloody Marys in Colorado. Get 15% off your bill when you order in-store now through December 31. Simply show this deal at the register to redeem.

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Mrs. Claus Holiday Traditions at Gaylord Rockies

Save 40%, Platinum Play & Save Pass

Get the whole family in on a Play & Save Pass at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. You do not need to be a hotel guest to purchase a pass.

Platinum Includes:

- I Love Christmas Movies™
- Snow Tubing
- Merry Snoopy Christmas™ Scavenger Hunt
- Snow Merry-Go-Round
- Mrs. Claus' Christmas Traditions
- Ice Skating

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Save 30%, Gold Play & Save Pass

Get the whole family in on a Play & Save Pass at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. You do not need to be a hotel guest to purchase a pass.

Gold Includes:

- I Love Christmas Movies™
- Snow Tubing
- Merry Snoopy Christmas™ Scavenger Hunt
- Snow Merry-Go-Round

*Valid Value Days Only, other restrictions and fees may apply.

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Save 20%, Silver Play & Save Pass

Get the whole family in on a Play & Save Pass at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. You do not need to be a hotel guest to purchase a pass.

Silver Includes:

    - I Love Christmas Movies™
    - Snow Tubing
    - Merry Snoopy Christmas™ Scavenger Hunt

    *Valid Value Days Only, other restrictions and fees may apply.

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    Neighborhood Christmas Tree at Stanley Marketplace

    Neighborhood Christmas Tree Co. at Stanley Marketplace

    Neighborhood Christmas Tree Co. is located outside Stanley Marketplace. Open from November 20 through December 24, Neighborhood Christmas Tree Co. sources trees direct from farms arriving each week in a variety of sizes and types, including Noble, Fraser, Nordman, and Grand firs.

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    Santa Photos at Southlands

    Santa Photo Experience at Southlands

    The annual tradition continues! Bring the kids & the family to The Southlands Pole for a special visit with Santa and cherish the memories forever with a photo for you to take home. Find The Southlands Pole inside Guest Services At The Clock Tower. Santa Photos opens Friday, November 27. Be sure to book in advance, photos will be by reservation only.

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    Browse the Winter Shop at Nick's

    Searching for the perfect holiday gift? Look no further! Nick's is once again bringing you the Wonderland that is their Winter Shop. Choose from a wide variety of decor, keepsakes, fresh produce, and, of course, seasonal foliage!

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    Topgolf Centennial is Your Holiday Party Destination

    With the holidays quickly approaching we’d love to host your family event with us this season. Our holiday event party packages include delicious food, drinks, games and fun for everyone to enjoy. Don’t let the season slip away and start planning your holiday event today. At Topgolf, safety is our number one Core Value and we are committed to the highest of safety standards for our guests and associates.

    Email Ryan Bristol for more information: Ryan.Bristol@Topgolf.com

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    Sleigh Rides at 12 Mile Stables

    Come sing Christmas carols and enjoy a hayride through neighborhoods lit with Christmas lights. The award-winning Clydesdale team of Blaine and Wilson ensures a one-of-a-kind experience. Listen as the jingle-bells on the horses ring a sound you'll never forget! This is one holiday tradition that's hard to pass.

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    "Pool Pass Day Use only" rate at the Fairfield by Marriott Denver Airport

    Take advantage of Fairfields “Pool Pass Day Use only" rate which includes access to the hotel pool between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM for a one-hour time slot and access to a guest room from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To book, enter your dates and click "Deals and Packages" to view the Pool Pass Day Use only rate on Marriott.com. Available through 12/31/2020.

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    Book Holiday Lodging

    From locally operated boutiques, hotels from all major brands, and Colorado’s largest resort and convention center – there are options for every budget and every traveler. Choose from our list of more than 65 hotel partners to find your ideal night's stay. Many properties are only a quick drive or walk away from premier dining, shopping, entertainment, and breweries.

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    10% Off Sam's No. 3

    Sam's No. 3 in Aurora is feeling extra thankful for their customers. Take advantage of 10% off all online orders. Good through the end of the year with unlimited use for online orders!

    Use the promo code TAKE10 at checkout!

    *Offer not valid on specials and alcohol.

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    Winter Horseback Rides at 12 Mile Stables

    12 Mile Stables is open year-round for horseback rides, lessons, and more! Located inside Cherry Creek State Park, ride through 3,300 acres and 27 miles of riding trails to give your family a great adventure! Visitors can expect sunny days, even in the winner. Be sure to ask about their sunset and dinner ride for an evening you won't forget!

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    25% Off at Heirlooms Antique Mall

    Heirlooms Antique Mall offers antiques that are sure to pique your palette and cultivate your curiosity. Offerings include vinyl records, books, art, oddities, furniture, and countless vintage treasures. Take advantage of their storewide sale from November 27th through January 1st, 2020. No coupon necessary.

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