Four ways to visit Denver this winter



Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature exhibit at Denver Art Museum

Oct 21-Feb 2, 2020. The exhibition will feature more than 120 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career and will focus on the celebrated French impressionist artist’s enduring relationship with nature and his response to the varied and distinct places in which he worked. Only at Denver Art Museum this winter and the Barberini in Potsdam, Germany in 2020.

Photo: Denver Art Museum

Mile High Holidays

November 29-January 26, 2020. Experience the magic of Mile High Holidays with holiday events including the annual Parade of Lights, performing arts shows, downtown ice skating rink, German Christkindl market and colorful light displays throughout the city center, Denver Zoo and Denver Botanic Gardens.

  • New in 2019: Check out the MILE HIGH TREE! Step inside this brilliantly lit, 110-foot tall immersive sculpture opening November 30 in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex – free every evening for the whole family! Amazing light & music shows take place every 30 minutes along with food, drink and holiday photo ops.

The holiday season ends with the annual National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Jan 11-26, 2020). Grab your cowboy boots and head over to the world’s premier stock show and one of the nation’s largest rodeos.

Photos: Denver Union Station Grand Illumination, National Western Stock Show

Weekend Amtrak Ski Train to Winter Park Ski Resort

January 10-March 29, 2020 from Denver Union Station

Photo: Winter Park Express

Denver Professional Sports

Denver is home to seven professional sports teams that offer behind-the-scenes tours of their venues. During the winter months, cheer on the Colorado Avalanche (hockey) or the Denver Nuggets (basketball) at Pepsi Center or Denver Broncos (football) at Broncos Stadium at Mile High, both in the walkable downtown area.

Photos: Colorado Avalanche Fan, Denver Broncos football

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