Holiday events in Colorado Springs you won’t want to miss

Looking for something fun to do this holiday season with family and friends? Here are some of our favorite holiday events in Colorado Springs!


Santa Express Train

Santa Express Train

First of all, the Santa Express Train at the Royal Gorge is a can’t miss for families! On this round-trip ride through the Royal Gorge, Santa greets every child with a very special gift along with cookies and hot cocoa. In addition, parents can order lunch or dinner for the family and enjoy holiday favorites from a full bar. This year, the Santa Express Train travels to the North Pole in the Royal Gorge up to four times daily: 9:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m.


Electric Safari - giant inflatable animal

Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Electric Safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo boasts 60 one-of-a-kind light sculptures Plus, this year you can enjoy photos with giant illuminated inflatable animals! There’s nothing else like this in Colorado. In fact, Electric Safari was voted 3rd Best Zoo Lights in the U.S. in 2019 and 2020 by USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice. Buy your advanced tickets now because they will sell out.


Private helicopter christmas light tour

Christmas Light Helicopter Tours

Next, experience holiday lights like never before! Colorado Vertical is conducting private helicopter Christmas Light Tours of Colorado Springs. This cozy, heated helicopter tour takes you high above the city where you can see millions of lights and the beautiful Colorado Springs cityscape.


Yule Tea at Glen Eyrie Castle

Lastly on our list of holiday events in Colorado Springs is Yule Tea at Glen Eyrie Castle. This beloved annual tradition celebrates the season with a hand-crafted holiday menu and heartwarming teas. Tea is served from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Wednesday through Sunday.


Cozy evening in front of the fire place

Holiday Events in Colorado Springs are Just the Beginning

When you live in a Challenger community in Colorado Springs, you’ll never be far from these holiday events. Plus, are always exciting year-round events to enjoy! Contact us today to learn more about our current communities in Colorado Springs, including Revel at Wolf Ranch and The Townes at Cumbre Vista.

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