Best Christmas Dates in Colorado Springs


Christmas Dates Colorado SpringsWe always hear about all the fun, cute Christmas activities there are to do with the kiddos, but what about the parents? Aren’t we allowed to take a break from all of the holiday to-do and enjoy an adult-only date?

Of course we are! Dating our significant other is important, especially around the holidays when things tend to be more about the kids. Thankfully, our city has a lot of fun Christmas activities for parents as well.

Enjoy this list of the Best Christmas Dates in Colorado Springs!

Concerts and Shows

If you are artsy and musically inclined, you might enjoy some Christmas cheer through song, drama, or dance. The following are popular Christmas-related concerts and shows in the Springs:

  • Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble,  Annual Wintersong Concert

My husband and I particularly enjoy this concert every year. The Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble performs this concert in the romantic Shove Chapel on Colorado College’s campus. The selections of choral music will warm your heart on a brisk and beautiful winter evening. 

Friday, December 15, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 16, 7:30 p.m.

At Shove Chapel, Colorado College. Freewill offering. For more information, click here

  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic Christmas Symphony

Annual holiday classics and Christmas favorites bring holiday cheer to this consistently sold out concert. Come sing-along to Joy to the World and hear a special performance of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, narrated by Mayor John Suthers.

December 17, 2017 at 2:30 PM

At the Pikes Peak Center. For tickets, click here.

  • Glen Eyrie’s Madrigal Banquet

Set in the grandeur of The Great Hall of The Castle, this 16th century-style banquet is sure to inspire and prepare your heart for this Christmas season.

December 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, and 22

At Glen Eyrie Castle. For times and tickets, click here.

  • Sing! An Irish Christmas with Keith and Kristyn Getty

This husband and wife duo writes contemporary church hymns, but with a rich Irish flair. They are fantastic. My husband and I saw them live when we were in college, and I am excited to say that we have tickets to go to this concert. Hope to see you there!

December 6 and 7, 8:00p

At the Broadmoor Hotel. For tickets and more information, click here

Fun and {Light}hearted Dates

Sometimes Christmas reminds us of our childhood because those are our first memories of Christmas. As adults, we need to let that inner child out and enjoy the things we used to enjoy. If you are looking for a more easy-going, fun-filled date, check out these local activities:

  • Electric Moonlight at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

We took our daughter to the Electric Safari last year and had a blast looking at all the animal lights! We would love to try the adults-only version!

Electric Safari Experience • Live Music • Adults 21+ • Unlimited Food & Drink Sample

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

For tickets click here.

  • Christmas Light Tours

Put on your pajamas, hop in the car, and grab some hot cocoa at your favorite coffee shop. You’re ready to a take drive to the best synchronized lights throughout city! 

To find houses with synchronized lights in your area, click here.

  • Broadmoor Lights

The Broadmoor Hotel features gorgeous lights and Christmas trees throughout the building and the grounds. This date is perfect if you are looking for a romantic holiday setting.

Free, but need to pay for parking. $4 for the first hour. $2 for each additional hour. For more information, click here

  • Skate in the Park, at Acacia Park

If you are looking for a more active date, try Skate in the Park. Every year, Acacia Park downtown transforms into an outdoor skating rink (the only one in the city). 

$10 admission. $1 off for military. For dates and times, click here.

I’m sure I have only touched a few of the fun date ideas in the Springs this time of year. After living here for 5 years, my husband and I are still surprised by all the things we haven’t done yet. I truly hope you get to enjoy one of these dates with your significant other this December.

Happy Holidays!

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