Things to Do in Winter

Chilly winter can make you want to hunker down on the couch for the season, but fortunately, there are lots of fun things to do to keep boredom at bay. Winter sports such as skiing, tubing and ice skating are all great ways to enjoy the elements. If you’d rather be indoors, try a romantic date night such as a cooking class, a weekend spa getaway or a cozy dinner with wine by the fire. The kids will love visiting an indoor water park, and the whole family can enjoy a day at the museum.

  1. Discovery Park


    Get your skate on at the Parker Ice Trail at Discovery Park! Check their website for hours and weather restrictions.

  2. Visit Board and Brush this winter for a fun night out to create a fun, festive piece for your home.

  3. Parker Recreation Center


    Missing warm summer days? Head over to the Parker Recreation Center and take a dip in their indoor pool and water slide!

  4. Chaparral High School


    Snow day? The hill at Chaparral High School is a wonderful spot to bundle up and spend the day sledding!

  5. Cherokee Ranch & Castle


    There's no better place to celebrate the holidays than at Cherokee Ranch Castle's Holiday Tea on December 18! The perfect festive feast for any winter lovers.

  6. Unlock your inner child and head up to Georgetown this winter for a trip on the North Pole Express! Reserve tickets online.

  7. Indian Hot Springs


    Stressed by the holidays? Wind down at Indian Hot Springs in Idaho Springs. Offering private and public pools, all your relaxation dreams can come true. 

  8. Denver Botanic Gardens


    Make sure to bundle up for the Denver Botanical Gardens' winter wonderland—Trail of Lights!

  9. Washington Park


    Grab your ugliest sweater for the Christmas Sweater 5K in Washington Park. Run or walk your way to holiday glee on December 19th.