Denver’s local media has been hard at work shopping so you don’t have to…or at least so it’s a little easier on you. Here are 16 Denver holiday gift guides to make your holiday shopping a snap.
What are the best things to do in Denver in December? It’s a packed calendar this month with holiday markets and events, festive light displays, and New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Every December I struggle with trying not to overcommit, not to plan too much. My ongoing life goal is to simplify, and I find this hardest to do during the December holidays. There are just so many fun activities, so many things I think the kids will like, and we sometimes just push it too far, ignoring the warning signs of the impending kid meltdowns. Each December I resolve to do better…to find the balance between holiday family fun without “Griswolding” my kids to the point of tears.
Small Business Saturday is this November 26! Here’s where to shop small in Denver so you can cross everyone off your holiday shopping list without ever stepping foot in a shopping mall.
I’ve never been a fan of Black Friday. My preferred post-Thanksgiving activity is lounging on a couch with a movie and leftovers. I definitely don’t want to be anywhere near a stuffy, airless shopping mall crammed with crowds. But, Small Business Saturday is a different story. I love strolling our streets, popping in and out of cute little boutiques, stopping to chat with friends and neighbors along the way. (It also helps that the two days gives me sufficient time to recover from the big holiday meal.)
Don’t forget that tomorrow is the last day of Denver Arts Week. Plus “classpass” for co-working, Denver’s best salumi makers, and a few more things worth knowing this week.