Mayor's Holiday Lighting
Friday, Nov. 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. | O’Brien Park
Join the Town of Parker for an enchanted evening in O’Brien Park. Gather around the Town Tree and join the Mayor and the Parker Chorale as they kick-off the event with a Silent Night Sing-a-Long followed by a countdown to the Town Tree and Grand Park Lighting. After the lights have been lit, enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season with walk-around entertainment, ice sculptures, food vendors, and stage performances from Parker-area high school choirs.
Hometown Holidays Experience Kick-off Weekend
Nov. 26-27 | Downtown Parker
Usher in the holidays by enjoying a kick-off weekend of activities. Enjoy a winter market, sponsor booths and activities with Buddy the Elf and his fun holiday friends at O'Brien Park on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Then, grab a selfie or a family picture by the Town Tree, enjoy the park lights and take a leisurely stroll from O’Brien to Discovery Park enjoying fun holiday décor attractions! While you stroll along Mainstreet, enjoy the holiday music and accents to our beautiful downtown area.
North Pole Pass
Nov. 26 or 27 | The Schoolhouse
Advance Purchase Required
Our North Pole Pass will create a day of holiday memories for kids ages 3 to 10. A pre-purchased pass includes the chance to learn North Pole secrets from one of Santa’s elves while playing reindeer games, having milk and cookies and, most importantly, enjoying time with the big guy himself! Kids can share their Christmas wish list with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hear a story read by Jolly Old St. Nick. Parents—there will be time for informal pictures, so make sure to bring your cameras/phones!
Downtown Holiday Activities
Saturdays/Sundays | Dec. 3-18 | Downtown Parker
Downtown Parker will come alive throughout the 2022 holiday season. Visit Candy Cane Lane at Discovery Park, Toyland on Mainstreet and Santa's Workshop at O'Brien Park for a fun family selfie-it might even be a great addition to your holiday cards! The Town has also invited our holiday walk-around characters from Thanksgiving weekend to stick around on Saturdays and Sundays (from noon to 4 p.m.) through Dec. 18.
Where in Downtown Parker is the Xfinity Elf?
Saturdays/Sundays | Nov. 26-Dec. 18 | Downtown Parker
On Saturdays and Sundays leading up until Christmas, the Town of Parker and Xfinity invite you and your family to find one of Santa’s real-life elves in downtown. If you see the Xfinity Elf, take a photo of him and post it on the Town’s Facebook page (@TownofParkerCO) sharing where you saw him. All submissions will be entered into a prize drawing!
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Our winter events would not be possible without our sponsors: E-470, My Kid's Dentist and Orthodontics, Rocky Mountain Real Estate Advisors, Rocky Vista University and, last but not least, our 2022 Events Partner, Xfinity.
We also want to thank our local Hometown Sponsors: Champion Bank, Ent Credit Union, Kaiser Permanente, Parker Water & Sanitation District and Rocky Mountain Real Estate Advisors.