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Great events to get your holiday vibe on this weekend

This seemingly never-ending week took a toll on all of us coming back from a relaxing fall break, and now the weekend is finally here! With December already upon us, there are several winter and holiday inspired events that are sure to add a little extra excitement to your two day vacation.

Art Gym Holiday Fine Arts Festival

This art festival is perfect for those searching for special holiday gifts! It is open to the public, and it will take place on Saturday, December 5th, from 10 am to 5 pm. The event will be held at Art Gym Denver (1460 Leyden Street, Denver, CO). The artists there will be selling their own handmade products, including, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, clothing, etc.

Blossoms of Light

The Denver Botanic Gardens is now hosting their annual holiday event, featuring a beautifully lit up landscape. The Blossoms of Light event will be open every evening until January 2 from 5:30 to 9 pm. Go an enjoy the scenery, food, and holiday atmosphere!

9News Parade of Lights

Head to the 16th Street Mall in Downtown Denver to celebrate the 41st 9News Parade of Lights! Friday at 8 pm, and Saturday night at 6 pm, this two mile parade will feature amazing marching bands, floats, and more. Bundle up and get ready to be amazed.