This December you will have plenty of events to attend that will keep you in the spirit of cheerful giving. The Mile High City is starting to get cold but we have gathered some events to keep your hearts and debit cards warm.
Denver Flea presents Holiday Flea
When: Friday, December 2 – Sunday, December 4
Where: Sports Castle building – 1000 Broadway St, Denver
Admission: $5-30. Get tickets here.
The Lowdown: Denver Flea is the perfect place to find locally made magic. Taking place in the Sports Castle, the shopping extravaganza is sure to leave you in the holiday spirit. Friday night is the Holiday party that will include live music, bottomless holiday beverages and access to over 200 vendors for $30. Saturday and Sunday are the all-access holiday flea experience. You can grab a craft beer, enjoy some tunes and good drink while shopping your little heart out. There is a $5 entry fee that will be donated to the non-profit organization, Rocky Mountain Micro Finance Institute.
Neiman Marcus Events
Where: Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3030 E 1st Ave, Denver
18K Appraisers Trunk Show
When: December 6 – 7; 10am – 5pm / Precious Jewels Salon, Level One
The Lowdown: View the beautiful collection of estate jewelry at the 18K Appraisers Trunk Show
Kastel Jewelry Trunk Show
When: December 7 – 8; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. / Designer Jewelry, Level One
The Lowdown: Fashionable luxury jewelry featuring diamonds, gemstones and pearls set in gold and silver.
Brunello Cucinelli Trunk Show
When: December 8 – 9; 10am – 5pm / Fine Apparel, Level Two
The Lowdown: Exquisite designs are featured in the latest collection.
Coomi Trunk Show
When: December 10; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. / Designer Jewelry, Level One
The Lowdown: View the latest collection of luxe, wearable art blending ancient and modern.
Frost: A Holiday Fashion Market & Beauty Extravaganza
When: Thursday, December 8 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: Green Spaces — 2590 Walnut St, Denver
The Lowdown: Located in the heart of RiNo, come out to Green Spaces as some of Denver’s heavy hitters team up for a great event. Fashion Denver, Beautycounter, Matthew Morris Salon & Skincare, Jaded Beauty are all planning a night of shopping and beauty. On the list of festive things to do is getting a holiday makeover. The best part is that they are raising money for Colorado-based organization, Warren Village. For over 40 years, it has been providing single parent families affordable housing, supportive family services and childcare and education.
Holiday Pop-Up at The Rayback Collective
When: Thursday, December 8 5 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Rayback Collective — 2775 Valmont Rd, Boulder
The Lowdown: Food, fashion, skincare and home decor will all be represented at this pop-up shop in Boulder. You are sure to find something for all of your loved ones. Community faves will include Uccellino Designs, Alexa Allen, Royal Stag Hats, Crow Jane Jewelry Over The Fence Handmade, Dead Dog Chocolates, Leo’s Dry Goods Charlie & Me Designs, Liz Quan, Twofold Textiles, New Beat Foods Edie Ure, Old Gold Vintage, Swoon Jewelry and Verbena Skincare Farmer’s Porch.
Waves + Winter Holiday Pop Up Shop
When: Friday, December 9 5:30 – 9 p.m.
Where:3883 Steele St, Denver
The Lowdown: Husband and wife, Jon Hartman and Liz Henderson, are Denver natives all about the weird and inspiring aspects of our lovely planet. This evening will feature crafting, complementary cocktails, and the launch of the Waves Iceland issue at Winter Session’s studio space in Denver. The dynamic duo has a fun night planned. The event includes a workshop where you’ll use scrap leather from Winter Session products to run a workshop where you can learn to make (and walk away with) your own handmade leather jewelry. In addition, a custom bar will serve cocktails focused on unique Icelandic and Japanese ingredients. Drinks are free but tips are appreciated. On your way one make sure to pick up a copy of the latest issue of Waves zine, capturing an eclectic view of Iceland’s culture, food, music and adventure.
Among The Colors Holiday Drive
When: Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where:3457 Ringsby Court #105, Denver, Colorado 80216
The Lowdown: Are you looking for a way to give back to this beautiful city? Well, join the amazing creatives at Among The Colors as they prepare packages and gather donations for Denver’s Homeless. The kits will include items that will help these brave souls weather a brutal winter. When RSVP’ing, please note what items you will be able to bring.
Winter Survival Kit
NEW Socks (wool)
Hats, gloves, scarves
New or gently used coats
Travel Size Kleenex or Tissues
Quick Service Restaurant Gift Cards
Granola bars (healthy)
Zip Lock Bags
Timbuk2 Break Up With Your Bag Event
When: Saturday, December 10 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Where: Timbuk2 Denver Store — 1411 Larimer St, Denver
The Lowdown: We know it’s cuffin’ season but it may be time to break up with a bag. Timbuk2 is offering everyone a chance to break up with ANY used bag you have for 40 percent off the purchase of a brand spankin’ new Timbuk2 product. Some say it is better to give than receive but now Timbuk2 wants to make sure do both. All used bags brought in will be donated to Sox Place, an organization that provides physical, spiritual, emotional, and social provision to urban youth subcultures.
When: December 15, 7 – 11:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall Amphitheatre – 1144 Broadway, Denver
Admission: $20. Get tickets here
The Lowdown: RAW showcase returns this month with a huge holiday event. Featuring local artists, designers, models, musicians, videographers, and more this international event will be all about Denver. Featured designers include Spacey Designs, Sumeria Designs, William W. Rockwell and more. Check out this diverse showcase and help support your local community of creatives!