Winter Break Family Fun In and Around Denver

Katie Mitchell
Katie Mitchell
December 27, 2021 2 min read

Team BtB is here with your guide to winter break family fun! Get out and about with the kids while they're out of school. We've even included some family friendly New Year's Eve activities. Be sure to click through to the event or location websites, as many of these activities require advance reservations. Please note that while there are many more options for winter break family fun in the Denver metro area, we have chosen to list the activities with the best availability this week! Enjoy!

New Year's Eve Family Activities Around Denver

Here are a couple of fantastic things to do on New Year's Eve with kids! Toast to the new year with a tasty nonalcoholic beverage and other family-friendly New Year's activities in the Denver area.

Noon Year's Eve, Southlands, Aurora | Friday, December 31: Welcome in the new year early with a balloon drop, a sparkling cider toast, and a Hershey's Noon Year "kiss". There will also be other fun activities, and giveaways!

WOW! New Year's Eve Party, WOW! Children's Museum, Lafeyette | Friday, December 31: Noisemaker crafts, face and arm painting, balloon animals, and more – all leading up to a grand countdown celebration to ring in 2022 (before bedtime)!

Ice Skating Around Denver

A winter vacation isn't complete without an ice rink and giggling kids on ice skates. Around the Denver metro area, several ice rinks are set up to accommodate Front Range families with children of all ages!

Apex Center, Arvada

The Pond Ice Rink at Southlands, Aurora

Gaylord Rockies, Aurora

Light Displays Around Denver

Nothing says the holidays quite like lights. There are many displays you can find around the city!

A Hudson Christmas, The Hudson Gardens, Littleton

Trail of Lights, Chatfield Farms, Littleton

Luminova Holidays, Elitch Gardens, Denver

Zoo Lights, Denver Zoo, Denver

Christmas at Gaylord Rockies, Aurora

Get inspired and explore! We'll see you soon!

Winter Break Family Fun Denver www.beyondtheblackboard.com two kids ice skating


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