Holiday Happenings Around the Royal Gorge Region



“Twas the Night Before Christmas” Performances – December 7-9, 14-16, 2018

Head to the Historic Church Conservancy to enjoy live music and performances by members of the Fremont Civic Theatre. In conjunction with a Loaves and Fishes food drive, they ask that guests also bring a non-perishable food item in addition to a purchased ticket.

Christmas Show at the Bell Tower – December 10, 2018

Join the Florence Arts Council for a festive evening full of holiday fun as they present their annual holiday show. Make sure to stop by their Member Art Show through January 4, 2019, to pick up something special.

Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience – December

Only in Colorado, will you find a Santa-saurus Rex. Head to this prehistoric hotspot through the end of the year to enjoy the museum decked out in holiday cheer.

Cripple Creek Gold Camp Christmas

Take a drive with a self-guided tour through this ghost town’s mine headframes, decorated with impressive Christmas light displays. Go directly to Victor via your own transportation.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade – December 31, 2018

The Florence Chamber of Commerce hosts their second annual New Year’s celebration complete with dinner, dancing, costumes and more. Price includes food, dancing and a champagne toast at Midnight.

Fremont Adventure Recreation Resolution Run – January 1, 2019

This race will ring in the New Year with FAR at the Pueblo Community College Fremont Campus towards Tunnel Drive. Participants can choose from a 5k or 10k course with snacks and prizes at the finish line.

Of course, you can visit the seasonally decorated Royal Gorge Bridge & Park during the entire holiday season, including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day (weather dependent).