The weather is getting colder, but that means the holidays are here! Start a new tradition and travel to Golden CO for some holiday fun. With the town covered in lights and holiday activities for the whole family, you will be able to remember what the holiday season is all about. Spend quality time with each other and enjoy all the fun events. Eldora CO Lodge is close to it all and offers the perfect setting for the whole family. Plan a family getaway or bring your friends, there are holiday events for all ages. Join in on the holiday cheer!

The Polar Express

This is a popular event that will get the whole family into the holiday spirit. The story of the famous “The Polar Express” is theatrically recreated at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Be immersed in the sounds, sights, and the magic of the classic children’s tale. Select dates in December and prepare to be surrounded by the wonder of the holiday season.

Holiday Art Market

Shop at the Foothills Annual Holiday Art Market through December 30th. Shop for gifts by artists working to provide the highest standards of handcraft. From fine ceramics, fiber, jewelry, glasswork, paintings, woodworking, photography, and more, there will be something special for everyone. This is the ultimate shop local experience. Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday noon to 5 pm.

Golden’s Candlelight Walk

Experience the hometown feel of the holidays in historic downtown Golden. Since 1988, Golden’s Candlelight Walk has been a favorite tradition. Join in on the fun by holding a candle and singing holiday songs. Everyone will walk down Washington Avenue from 13th Street to 10th Street. Santa and the mayor will “light the lights” of Golden. See the town light up and say hello to Santa!

A Christmas Carol

This is a funny and fast-paced show using only five actors. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim,  A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than simple props and the power of your imagination to convey this timeless story. Whether you have seen it before or this is your first time, the whole family will have a great time. Witness Scrooge’s transformation from a grumpy mister to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season. This is a great way to end the night and relax after a day full of holiday cheer.

This holiday season do something new and spend quality time with your family. Let yourself relax and remember what the season is all about. Spend time having fun at the different holiday events or exploring the town of Golden CO. At Eldora CO Lodge, we have the space to host the whole family, so the holiday fun does not end when you return to the Lodge. Each morning you will wake up to a fresh home cooked breakfast in our lobby, so you are ready to take on the holiday events. Take a look at our rooms and start celebrating the holidays Colorado style.