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7 things to do this holiday season in and around the Pike District

Category: Blog

Son of a nutcracker! It’s the holiday season in the Pike District!

It’s our favorite time of year, full of cheer and hot cocoa and sparkling lights and all the holiday things. But it’s also the busiest. And we know planning activities when you have family and friends in town can be just another holiday chore. Don’t worry, though, because we’ve done the planning for you! Check out this list of 7 ✨festive✨ activities in and around the Pike District. With options that are suitable for all ages, the whole family is sure to have a blast.

Christmas Cookie Decorating Class - Do you love decorating holiday cookies but despise the baking and cleanup process? Creative Outlets Arts Center has got you covered. Register for their Christmas Cookie Decorating class, on December 11 at 2:00 pm, here

Brunch with Santa - Brunch AND Santa? Yes please! Grab the kids and head on over to Pinstripes on December 10, 17, and 18 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. They’ll be able to take a photo with Santa, and you’ll be able to enjoy a scrumptious brunch full of bottomless mimosas, Prosciutto Eggs Benedict, Maple Glazed Ham, and more! 

Sleigh The House Down Boots Drag Show - We truly cannot think of a better way to celebrate the holidays than with pups, holiday drag (for a cause!), and dancing. Get your ticket here to Bark Social’s Sleigh The House Down Boots Drag Show on December 16 at 8:00 pm. All ticket proceeds go to the queer artists and creators, and donations go to MoCo Pride Center. 

Winter Wonderland - Grab your furry friends and head on over to Bark Social on December 17 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm to enjoy Winter Wonderland. You won’t want to miss pictures with Santa, games for all ages, tasty treats, a holiday market with local vendors and samples, and more! And don’t forget to wear your best ugly sweater. Get your ticket here.

Kid Holiday Art Party - Parents, listen up. If you could use an extra, kid-free day to prep for Santa’s arrival, Creative Outlets Arts Center’s Kid Holiday Art Party is the answer. On December 23 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, the kids can enjoy holiday arts and crafts, pizza, and a movie, and you’ll be able to run the last-minute errands and do the last-minute gift wrapping! Register here

Happy Hour on Christmas Eve - Happy hour? On Christmas Eve?? Say no more. Grab your loved ones and celebrate Christmas Eve day with happy hour at Hello Betty. Enjoy happy hour specials from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

Winter City Lights - Winter City Lights is a can’t-miss holiday activity. The 1 million twinkling lights spread across an 18-acre winter wonderland, Snow Tubing Ride, tasty snacks, and more make the short half-hour drive from the Pike District worth it. Get your tickets here.