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The Hotel Colorado’s 30th Annual Lighting Ceremony

November 29, 2019

526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs, CO

For 30 years Glenwood Springs’ residents and visitors have gathered at one of the town’s most recognizable landmarks—The Hotel Colorado—for the traditional kick off to the holiday season. On Friday, Nov. 29, this year’s event begins at 1:30 p.m., inside the Hotel Colorado with festive live music to meet the arrival of Santa Claus. Free entertainment includes the Denver Dolls, Rodrigo, bagpipe players the Glenfinnan Highlanders, the Legacy Dance Company, the Liberty Classical School Choir and an ROTC flag presentation. Throughout the day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., visitors can also stop by the Christmas in the Rockies Craft Fair located in the hotel. At 6:00 p.m., activities transition outside to the Main Stage where dignitaries will welcome guests and performers with the annual lighting ceremony and fireworks officially kicking off the holiday season.