Time seems like it speeds up around the holidays. Now, with Thanksgiving behind us, December promises a host of special occasions and fun events to look forward to. Boulder delights with wonderful holiday concerts, fitness-focused activities, and traditional performances. Here’s what’s happening this December around Boulder, Colorado.
Radiance Yoga Holiday Market and Community Gathering
When: 12/11, 4:00 – 8:00pm
Where: Radiance Power Yoga
Join the group at one of Boulder’s favorite yoga studios for its first-ever Holiday Market + Community Gathering. Connection, community engagement, and holiday shopping are yours to be had at this laid back event. Take the opportunity to learn more about this yoga studio, its ethos, and its teachers during the Holiday Market. Learn something new with an astrology reading, pick up a piece of artisan jewelry, or stock up on CBD personal care products to gift for the holidays.
Hazel Miller & The Collective
When: 12/12, 3:00pm
Where: Gordon Gamm Theater, The Dairy Arts Center
Gospel music comes to life when Hazer Miller & The Collective are belting it from the stage of the Gordon Gamm Theater. This Holiday Gospel Concert puts a soulful spin on some of the Christmas classics. Let your spirit soar and embrace the true meaning of the holiday season, to radiate and receive love, joy, and gratitude wherever we go.
When: 12/12 – 12/20, 11:00am
Where: Hotel Boulderado
A lesser-known but equally exciting holiday tradition takes place at the historic Hotel Boulderado. Starting mid-December, high teas take place each day on the Mezzanine that overlooks the hotel lobby. Sip classic Earl Grey or enjoy a steaming pot of herbal peppermint tea while watching people bustle about this picturesque hotel. Who knows, this tea service may become a new annual tradition for you and your out of town guests.
Breakfast with Santa
When: 12/11 & 12/12, 10:00am and 12:30pm each day
Where: Chautauqua Dining Hall
Nothing will put children and parents in the Christmas spirit quite like a holiday breakfast with jolly old Saint Nick. Spend the morning at the Chautauqua Dining Hall enjoying a delectable breakfast buffet in the shadow of the snow-kissed foothills. While waiting for a photo with Santa Claus in front of his Christmas cottage, enjoy interesting crafts perfect for the little ones in your squad.
When: 12/19, 8:00pm
Where: Niwot High School
This timeless ballet brings holiday characters to life once again. Niwot High School’s theater and dance team conspire to showcase sugar plum fairies and a fearless nutcracker. Enjoy this performance live at Niwot High School or stream the event from the comfort and convenience of your own home. A piano accompaniment tops everything off, making it a beautiful and engaging experience.
In addition to stuffing stockings, stuff your holiday calendar with these December events happening all month long throughout beautiful Boulder. Each weekend, catch a show, shop at a local market, or dine with Santa himself in an effort to reconnect with the community and support our local industries. These events are part of what makes our city one of the best places to live. Let’s show our appreciation by attending with holiday spirit!