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  • Christmas at Denver Union Station

    Grand Illumination

The annual Grand Illumination event will feature an expanded lineup of family-friendly entertainment of classic holiday hits by the Denver Dolls, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, and the grand highlight of the evening—the lighting of the station’s outdoor 40-foot-tall Christmas tree that features more than 7,000-holiday lights.

Countdown the days to our November 24th Grand Illumination with our massive new countdown clock installed on the Plaza this November.


Events at this year’s Grand Illumination will include:

· Favorite holiday songs performed by the Denver Dolls and the Dickens Carolers

· A visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus

· Face painting, a balloon artist, a caricature artist and more

· Horse-drawn carriage rides

· Seasonal beverages from Terminal Bar and the Cooper Lounge on an extended patio with exceptional views of the Station

· Warm up with a specialty hot chocolate – spiked for adults and filled with yummy candy additions for the kids! – from Milkbox Ice Creamery

· Get your coffee fix from Pigtrain Coffee Co., who will be serving spiked coffees with a variety of flavors from Baileys Irish Cream

Join us for an evening filled with joy, laughter, and festive cheer! 🎄✨

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we can’t wait to celebrate with you!