We know that at times it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit and find unique gifts for your loved ones. So our team at Corken + Company has compiled the best Denver-area markets that will help you get into the festive spirit all while finding the best holiday gifts!
Cherry Creek Holiday Market
November 18–December 24
Satisfy your sweet tooth and shopping craving at this festive experience! Where you’ll be able to peruse wares, ranging from ceramics to crêpes, from 30 designers and creators. Be sure to also check out the holiday market’s concert schedule ahead of time, so that you can listen to tunes from local acts.
Free admission; Sunday–Wednesday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Thursday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m.; Fillmore Plaza between 1st and 2nd avenues.
Denver Christkindl Market
November 19–December 23
This 20-year-old authentic German and European market is one of the most reliable places to find food and artisan gifts from local and international vendors. Along with the shopping, be sure to cozy up next to your loved ones with sweet hot cocoa or spiced glühwein and watch performances from bands and dancers busting down to the German Polka.
Free admission; Sunday–Wednesday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Thursday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–9 p.m. (with some exceptions); Civic Center Park, 101 14th Ave.
16th Street Mall Holiday Festival
Select dates throughout November and December
This annual marketplace draws massive crowds. But that doesn’t mean you’ll have to worry about all those people blocking your view of the festivities: Thanks to the 100-foot LED Mile High Christmas Tree (the largest electronic tree in North America), you and your family are sure to be able to enjoy the spectacle and snag some pictures. Of course, you can also check out marketplace vendors doling out handcrafted holiday gifts and delicious food.
Free admission; Weekends, November 20, 21, 27, 28, December 4, 11, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; 16th Street Mall, between Welton Street and Glenarm Place.