Holiday Events in Leadville & Twin Lakes

        Visit Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, for a peaceful holiday. You’ll enjoy fun holiday events and festive snow. Whether you take a weekend escape or long holiday vacation, you’ll treasure your time at the top of the Rockies. Check out this list of holiday-themed events, then plan your trip!

        Holiday Season

        Leadville Railroad Holiday Express

        Nov. 19 – Jan. 20
        Check the schedule for times
        326 E. 7th St., Leadville

        Climb aboard the Leadville Railroad for a magical, fun-filled holiday adventure! Travel through the snowy Colorado mountains on a train decorated with holiday lights. Enjoy our three heated lounge cars with comfortable booth seating and large windows. Bring the whole family and make great holiday memories!.

        Motherlode Holiday Market

        Sunday, Dec. 4
        3- 7 p.m.
        320 E. 9th St., Leadville

        Come shop for your holiday needs at FREIGHT. Find great gifts from local artists and artisans. Bar service will be available.

        Children’s Book Reading (with Wine)

        Sunday, Dec. 4
        5 – 6 p.m.
        603 Harrison Ave.

        Join us at Leadville’s bookstore, Two Dog Market, as Leadville author Jaime Katusha reads from her new book The Christmas Witch. Kick off the holidays with Christmas cookies, hot cocoa, and wine and discover how this little witch finds her joy.

        Ski Cooper Leadville Colorado

        Ski Cooper Opening Day

        Wednesday, Dec. 7 (Snowfall Permitting)

        Enjoy the uncrowded slopes and family-friendly vibe at Ski Cooper! Only 9 miles from Leadville, Cooper has 64 trails served by five lifts, spanning 480 lift-served acres. Trails are covered in all-natural snow

        Mid-December Festivities

        A Pondering Heart Christmas Play

        Friday-Saturday, Dec. 9 – 10
        6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
        219 Mountain View Drive, Leadville

        In this free musical at First Baptist Church of Leadville, follow Mary as she discovers the ultimate purpose of her babe born in a manger. Refreshments will be provided after the play.

        Motherlode Holiday Market

        Sunday, Dec. 11
        3- 7 p.m.
        320 E. 9th St., Leadville

        Come shop for your holiday needs at FREIGHT. Find great gifts from local artists and artisans. Bar service will be available.

        Motherlode Holiday Market

        Sunday, Dec. 18
        3- 7 p.m.
        320 E. 9th St., Leadville

        Come shop for your holiday needs at FREIGHT. Find great gifts from local artists and artisans. Bar service will be available.

        Christmas Eve

        Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

        Saturday, Dec. 24
        6 – 7:30 p.m.
        219 Mountain View Drive, Leadville

        Join First Baptist Church of Leadville for a family-friendly candlelight service to celebrate the Savior’s birth. All are welcome!

        Holidays & All Winter Long

        Be sure to pack these wonderful winter offerings into your trip, for a gem of a holiday.

        Dogsledding

        See the sights from a dogsled! Make new furry friends and enjoy this quintessential winter activity at the top of the Rockies.

        Groomed Winter Trails

        Enjoy Nordic skiing, fat biking, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling on the area’s network of groomed winter trails.

        Ice Skating

        Skate under the sun or stars on Leadville’s open-air Huck Finn Ice Rink. (As weather allows)

        Sledding

        Zoom down steep and fast Dutch Henry Hill! Bring the kids or bring out your inner child. (As weather allows)

        Top of the Rockies Zipline in Leadville CO

        Snow Zipping / Winter Ziplining

        Fly on a zipline above the snowy landscape, with a birds-eye view of surrounding peaks. What a rush! It’s an unforgettable experience.

        Tennessee Pass Cookhouse & Sleep Yurts

        For a special celebration, enjoy a delicious meal at a candlelit yurt. You’ll ski or snowshoe a mile to a tasty dinner or lunch, for a unique experience! Up the adventure quotient and spend the night in a luxury yurt, complete with a comfy bed and a woodstove. By day, glide over the Nordic Center’s scenic trails.

         

         

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