Tis the season for holiday events and functions with the family in Aurora. It is the middle of December, so the month tends to get a little hectic around this time with all the fun holiday events that are going on. Finding great events to attend can get a bit overwhelming. We want to help you and your family find the perfect events to attend and make it easier for you. Aurora is surrounded by a lot of cities that also have their own events going on, and we want to focus on what is close to home to make it convenient for the whole family.
As a fair warning, the holiday season brings many delicious treats and desserts, and it is essential to remember to maintain good oral hygiene. If you are always on the go and are running from event to event, it could be a good idea to pack your children some travel teeth cleaning packs. These packs can include a travel toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and even mouthwash. Remind them to clean their teeth after every meal, especially if they have braces. Now let’s jump into some holiday events in Aurora!
2501 Dallas Street, Aurora, CO 80010
Camp Christmas takes place from today until December 31st and starts at 10 am. Stanley Marketplace has put on an over-the-top holiday extravaganza that is not for the faint of heart. Turn the holiday spirit all the way up this December, and go check out the mesmerizing displays of decorations! There is an event that takes yuletide traditions of the past and mash them together in a hue 10,000 square foot wonderland.
Lava Island: Lunch with Santa
452 Sable Boulevard, Aurora, CO 80011
On December 19th, make some fantastic Christmas memories with your little ones as Lava Island’s Lunch with Santa event! The event takes place from 11 am to 2 pm and will include a lunch buffet that has pizza, wings, chicken nuggets, fresh fruit, veggies, and salad. After the buffet, you and your children can visit Santa and take pictures. After photos, your children can enjoy playtime in our playground until the event ends. Children under 1 are free, and an adult must accompany all children. Children ages 1-2 will need a regular play pass that can be purchased on the day of the event when you arrive.
14132 E Cedar Ave, Aurora, CO 80012
Painting with a Twist has brought Santa’s workshop to life year. On December 20th, from 11 am to 2 pm, take your kids in for a day of arts and crafts. Let your children create something from their hearts this year for Christmas. The family-friendly class provides all painting supplies and instructions during the 3-hour workshop. For information, you can check out their facebook.
Santa & Mrs. Come to Stanley
2501 Dallas St. Aurora, CO 80010
On December 21st, join the Aurora Police Department as they escort Santa and Mrs. Claus at the southeast plaza. The fifth annual Santa event is from 11 am to 1 pm. The event is free and is a first-come, first-serve!
Aurora Holiday Tree Lighting
15151 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012
Guess who is attending the holiday tree lighting this season. You guessed it, Santa! On December 22, the tree lighting will include some yummy hot cocoa and delicious holiday treats. Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Santa’s elves will be in attendance. Go check out the festivities, we just know the whole family will love it.
Elevation Christmas Eve Experiences
15600 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80017
Elevation Christian Church is putting on their “The Greatest Gift of All” event this Christmas Eve from 3 pm to 6:30 pm. There will be two experiences, one at 3 pm and the other at 5 pm. This is an excellent opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate. There will be delicious food and fun for the kids. You won’t want to miss out.
Annual Toy Giveaway
14100 E Jewell Ave, Aurora, CO 80012
Join in on the fun at the Annual Christmas Eve Experience & Toy Giveaway at Harvest Church on December 24th. The event goes from 7 pm to 8:30 pm, and registration is required for the toy giveaway. You can text the word “COMING” to 59769.
We hope you can attend some of the holiday events in Aurora that we listed for you! Remember to have your family brush and floss after snacks or meals. If you have any dental related questions, please feel free to give us a call. If you are ready to make your child their next appointment, you can do so on our Epic Dentistry for Kids website.