Fun Things to do in Denver This Winter

7 Fun Things To Do In Denver This Winter

We might have 300 days of sunshine but we still have 4 distinct seasons. While the weather will require you to bundle up there is plenty of winter fun to be had in and around Denver. If the winter blues are getting you down this list will lift your spirits!

Fun Things To Do In Denver This Winter

National Western Stock Show

This annual event has been going strong since 1906! It’s a way to celebrate our history and our unique role in the wild west. The parade is always the main attraction, but there are two weeks full of fun for the entire family.

When: January 12-27, 2019. For more information, click here.

International Snow Sculpture Championships

Take a day trip to Breckenridge to see the masterful creations of the top snow sculptures in the world. This is an annual event featuring 16 teams who hand carve 25-ton blocks of snow with expert precision!

When: January 21-30, 2019. For more information, click here.

Go Ice Skating

Who doesn’t love to ice skate! It’s the perfect day date, family outing, or fun way for kids to spend a few hours of active fun. Skate rentals are $6 to $8, but skating is free if you have your own.

When: November 20 to February 3, 2019. For more information, click here.

Winter Brew Fest

There is no shortage of craft beer festivals to choose from the Winter Brew Fest is one of our favorites. It’s the place to go to sample signature blends from local and national innovators. They’ll be food and music too!

When: January 25-26, 2019. For more information, click here.

Fun Things to do in Denver This Winter - Colorado Avalanche

Watch A Live Hockey Game

Head to Pepsi Center to cheer on the Colorado Avalanche. While our NHL team may not make many headlines there is nothing like seeing a game live and in person!

Location: Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle. Cost: varies by game, click here to find tickets.

Head To The Only Winter Concert At Red Rocks

Icelantic’s Winter on the Rocks is one of the only winter concerts at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Be sure to bundle up though as it will be chilly!

When: February 1, 2019. For more information, click here.

Fun Things to do in Denver This Winter - Local Tour

Take A Tour

Many locals count tours out as activities reserved for tourists, but there are plenty that make the cut. From a snowmobile tour from Grand Adventures in Winter Park to a Culinary Tour sampling the best gourmet selections from Denver chefs and artisans, or the Dark Side of Denver Ghost Tour sharing our city’s haunted history.

There is always something fun to do in Denver and the winter months are no exception!