Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are fast approaching and there are plenty of events happening in Greeley to celebrate the holiday season. Enjoy some of Greeley’s warm and welcoming holiday events; the fun begins in late November and goes through the end of the year. 

We’ve compiled a list, and we’ll be checking it twice, to help you fill your calendar. (If you know of anything we should add, please let us know.)

Holiday Events and Fun in Greeley

Nov. 8

Nov. 10

Nov. 16

Nov. 17

Nov. 22

Nov 23

  • Skate Your Turkey Off noon to 5 p.m.
  • Festival of Trees Public Hours 5 to 8 p.m.
    • Moonlight Carriage Co. horse and wagon rides (Weather Permitting) $5/12 & under free
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Candy Cane Lane and enter to win a bike donated by
      CORPAC Steel Products
    • Kids’ Scavenger Hunt
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest
    • Adults vote for People’s Choice Display and enter to win a Door-Prize-A-Day gift card
    • Pianist Robyn Fall 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.
    • Montessori of Northern Colorado’s Kris Kringle Craft Corner hosted by Girl Scout
      Troop # 70440 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane Lane 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Harpist Jeanene Gage 6:15 to 7 p.m.
    • Harmony in 4th’s 7:15 to 8 p.m.

Nov. 24

  • Whoville Holiday- SOLD OUT
  • Holiday Open House @ Greeley Museum
    • Join us for festive cheer as the Greeley History Museum celebrates the start of the holiday season with its annual open house. Enjoy holiday crafts, the “Unsolved” exhibit and Cowboy Santa! Have your picture taken with Santa and share your heart’s desires for holiday gifts.
  • Greeley Downtown Holiday Open House
  • Greeley Lights the Night Parade
  • Historic Skate
  • Festival of Trees Public Hours 1 to 8 p.m.
    • Exquisite Brass Quintet 1 to 2 p.m.
    • Paper cut silhouettes by Artist Jack Skinner 1 to 4 p.m.
    • Moonlight Carriage Co. horse and wagon rides (Weather Permitting) $5/12 & under free 1 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Candy Cane Lane and enter to win a bike donated by
      CORPAC Steel Products 1 to 5 p.m.
    • Adults vote for People’s Choice Display and enter to win a Door-Prize-A-Day gift card 1 to 5 p.m.
    • Kids’ Scavenger Hunt 1 to 5 p.m.
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest  1 to 5 p.m.
    • Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane Lane 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
    • Montessori of Northern Colorado’s Kris Kringle Craft Corner hosted by Girl Scout
      Troop #72101 and Troop #75908 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Flutists Aly Toews, Miranda Hoyman, and Shanna Toews accompanied by pianist Shona
      Royle-Grimes 2 to 2:30 p.m.
    • Pianist Peter Romero performs “The Snowman” by Howard Blake 3 to 4 p.m.
    • Pianist Judy Boker performs traditional holiday music 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Santa @ Colorado Railroad Museum 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Indie Arts Market 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nov. 26

  • Festival of Trees Public Hours 3 to 8 p.m.
    • Kids’ Scavenger Hunt
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest
    • Adults vote for People’s Choice Display & enter to win a Door-Prize-A-Day gift card
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane
      Lane and enter to win a bike donated by CORPAC Steel Products
    • L’il Dancers perform Ballerinas’ Christmas Carol 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 27

  • Sip & Shop Ladies Night Out 5:30  to 8 p.m. (no children please)
    • Delicious cocktails, scrumptious appetizers, door prizes, vendors, strolling models, secret Santa snacks, holiday entertainment and more. 

Nov. 28

  • Silver Bells Social 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Seniors 55 and older (age exemption for those assisting patrons) can ring in the season. 
  • Tree Trimming @ Greeley Active Adult Center 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Festival of Trees Public Hours  3 to 8 p.m.
    • Kids’ Scavenger Hunt
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest
    • Adults vote for People’s Choice Display & enter to win the Door-Prize-A-Day gift card
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane
      Lane and enter to win a bike donated by CORPAC Steel Products
    • Merry Makers Face Painting 5 to 6:30
    • Gould and Fall Piano Students 6 to 6:30
    • Dance Starz Winter Wonderland 6:30 to 7:30 p.m

Nov. 29

  • Festival of Trees Public Hours 3 to 8 p.m.
    • Kids’ Scavenger Hunt
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest
    • Adults vote for People’s Choice Display & enter to win the Door-Prize-A-Day gift card
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane
      Lane and enter to win a bike donated by CORPAC Steel Products
    • Merry Makers Face Painting 5 to 6:30
    • Frontier Academy High School String Ensemble 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    • Frontier Academy Elementary School Choir Concert 6:30 to 7:30

Nov. 30

  • Festival of Trees Public Hours 3 to 8 p.m.
    • Kids’ Scavenger Hunt
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest
    • Adults vote for People’s Choice Display & enter to win the Door-Prize-A-Day gift card
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane
      Lane and enter to win a bike donated by CORPAC Steel Products
    • Risky Business Vocal Group 5 to 5:30 p.m.
    • Merry Makers Face Painting 5 to 7:30
    • Moonlight Carriage Co. horse and wagon rides (Weather Permitting) $5/12 & under free 5 to 8 p.m.
    • Greeley West High School String Ensemble 5:30 to 6 p.m.
    • Montessori of Northern Colorado’s Kris Kringle Craft Corner hosted by Girl Scout
      Troop #74404 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    • Windsor Charter Academy High School Wind Ensemble 6 to 6:30 p.m.
    • Greeley Harmonix followed by Kream of the Krop’s Jingle Bell Jam 6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Beyond the Classroom: Upcycled Snowflakes 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Holiday Craft and Gift Show noon to 5 p.m.

Dec. 1

  • Teddy Bear Bash 9 to 11 a.m.
    • Meet Christopher the Chrismas Bear, holiday activities, win a teddy bear and a bike, enjoy refreshments, Colorado Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker Dancers, music and more. 
  • Homesteader’s Holiday
    • Traditionally decorated historical homes, holiday music, crafts, candle dipping & more! Selma’s Store is available for visitors to shop for unique gifts and other holiday items.
  • Festival of Trees Public Hours 1 to 5 p.m.
    • Paper cut silhouettes by Artist Jack Skinner 1 to 4 p.m.
    • Moonlight Carriage Co. horse and wagon rides (Weather Permitting) $5/12 & under free 
    • Kids’ vote for their favorite tree in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane
      Lane and enter to win a bike donated by CORPAC Steel Products
    • Kids Scavenger Hunt
    • Find the “Pickle” Ornament Contest
    • First United Methodist Church Alleluia Ringers 1:30 to 2 p.m.
    • Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus in Security Service Federal Credit Union’s Candy Cane Lane 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
    • Montessori of Northern Colorado’s Kris Kringle Craft Corner hosted by Ft. Collins
      Rainbow Assembly #2 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Sherwood Park Flute Ensemble 2 to 2:45 p.m.
    • Violinist Abbey Klein and Pianist Peter Romero 2:45 to 3:15 p.m.
    • Northern Colorado Saxophone Choir 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
    • Trumpet Duets by Steven Herbener and Kevin Youmans 4:15 to 5 p.m.
  • Poinsettia Pops 7:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Craft and Gift Show 1 to 5 p.m.

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Dec. 10

Dec. 14

Dec. 15

Dec. 16

Dec. 20

Dec. 21

Be sure to check with the groups/businesses/organizations putting these events on for more details or for any changes to dates, times, or locations) 

If you’re looking for even more events check out our events calendarAnd don’t forget to contact us if you know of another holiday event that should be added to this list.