Top 9 Things to do in Denver, CO During the Holiday SeasonTop 9 Things to do in Denver, CO During the Holiday SeasonBrought to you by BookUrban.com and their Denver Vacation RentalsDowntown Denver Grand IlluminationFrom Denver Union Station to the Civic Center Park, Denvers Grand Illumination will light up downtown starting in late November. Brightly colored floodlights illuminate the downtown area and the historic structure, with highlight on the illuminated tree in front.Denver Christkindl MarketAs your winter source for Glwein (tradition hot spiced wine), the Christkindl Market is a free holiday event that features vendors from countries like Germany, Ireland, Ukraine, and more. Browse the market for gifts, hand-carved wooden figurines, candles, ornaments, and German food.A Christmas CarolComplete your holiday tradition with the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. Performed at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, this holiday classic is sure to be the highlight of any and all theatre-goers.Blossoms of LightCome and enjoy warm drinks and tasty treats at Denvers Botanical Gardens and the featured Blossoms of Light. With over a million lights lighting up sparkling passages, displays, and kissing areas under mistletoe, this illuminated garden display will bring out winters beauty. HoloSpex Glasses are available to make your stroll through the gardens a little more exciting.The SantaLand DiariesBased on the author David Sedaris account of his time working as a Macys elf in New York City during the holidays, this comical show is a less traditional holiday story that will leave you roaring with holiday cheer. This show is catered towards adults and may not be suitable for children.The Polar ExpressThe childrens tale, the Polar Express, is theatrically recreated so persons of all ages can be immersed in the holiday spirit, located at the Colorado Railroad Museum.The Georgetown Christmas MarketCelebrated in the Georgetown area, this Christmas Market is sprawling with Christmas magic, such as handcrafted gifts, horse-drawn wagon rides, roasted chestnuts, an appearance by St. Nicholas himself, and much more.Annual TubaChristmasWatch and listen to over 300 tuba players from around the region play some of your favorite holiday tunes at the Skyline Park. Skyline Park will also be decorated accordingly.Colorado Ballets The NutcrackerPurchase your tickets early as this holiday favorite sells out quick. Performed at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, this performance, that features over 300 costumes and 115 dancers, will have you seeing visions of sugar-plum fairies this holiday season.