Some very unique things to do this weekend!  The biggest is the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo at the Colorado Convention Center..... The most unique?  Cuddle with farm animals, while you are doing some Holiday shopping!    also... check out our list of favorite events going on in the Denver Area this Holiday season here!

Find unique gifts at the Winter Gift Market 

Thursday-Saturday, November 15-17
Denver Botanic Gardens
If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind presents for everyone on your list, this market is the place to be. Featuring vendors selling handcrafted items like jewelry, clothing, pottery and more, there are plenty of locally-made gifts to browse. The Gardens Guild will also be selling its herbal vinegars and seasonings for the foodies in your life.
Cost: Admission to the gardens is free during the market

Gear up for the season at the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo 

Friday-Sunday, November 16-18
Colorado Convention Center
Make sure you’re prepped for your best ski season ever with a stop at the 27th annual edition of this event. Each ticket includes a $10 e-gift card and a one-year subscription to SKI Magazine. The expo will feature interactive exhibits, live demos, giveaways and more, along with the best vendors in the industry.
Cost: Tickets are $15

Get a fresh wax (and a beer) before heading to the hills 

Friday, November 16
Platt Park Brewing
Ski and snowboarding season is upon us, but your gear deserves a little love before you hit the slopes. Head over for a ski waxing party where one price gets you a wax and a brew of your choice while you wait.
Cost: $15

Feast on Thai street food at a pop-up 

Saturday, November 17
Grandma’s House
Based in Austin, Dream Kasestatad’s Pranom pop-up is currently on a US tour and this weekend is your last chance to catch him in Denver. He’ll be dishing up Thai street food from noon until is sells out. If you miss out on Saturday, Pranom will also be popping up at Call to Arms Brewery on Sunday.
Cost: Depends how much you wanna eat...

Shop local at the Jefferson Square Holiday Affair 

Saturday, November 17
West 25th Avenue & Eliot Street
Local businesses are coming together to throw this outdoor holiday market. Shop the vendor booths and mobile boutiques for the ideal gift for everyone on your list. There will be food trucks, live music, hot cocoa and hot toddies, and even roasted chestnuts to snack on. Bring along any little ones in your life, too, for face painting, games, and a Santa photo opp.
Cost: Free to attend

Run the Pumpkin Pie 5K/10K 

Saturday, November 17
City Park
At this annual event, you can kick off Thanksgiving by pre-burning of those extra calories. Run or walk a flat 5K or 10K course. Finishers will be rewarded with a slice of pumpkin pie, a finisher’s medal, a shirt, and an expo with food and vendors.
Cost: Registration starts at $30

Snuggle with piglets and pick up some holiday gifts 

Sunday, November 18
Broken Shovels Farm Sanctuary
Holiday shopping is so much better when it also involves some quality farm animal time. Broken Shovels is hosting it’s food and gift market featuring vegan cheeses and other goodies. While you’re visiting, enjoy some snuggling with eight recently rescued piglets, thirty baby chickens, and Cecil, Lilian, and Kingston, AKA three lucky turkeys that’ll be enjoying a Thanksgiving feast of their own.
Cost: $5/person

Have a blast this weekend and be safe!  

If you are looking for a new home.... check out our complete listing of open homes this weekend here...