Colorado is so beautiful in the wintertime, with snowy mountains and lots of festivities! It’s the perfect time to have some fun while remaining safe with the whole family.
We are bringing you our top picks for activities in Northern Colorado for winter this year!
With the COVID pandemic in mind, there are lots of options for safe fun. From festive light displays to ice skating at the Promenade Shops at Centerra, there are plenty of budget-friendly activities outdoors where you can keep a safe distance while having a great time. Getting creative with fun at home activities is another way to celebrate and enjoy your time with your family while keeping warm all from the comfort of your own home.
Outdoor Winter Activities in Northern Colorado
1. Downtown Fort Collin’s Santa Quest
Go on a scavenger hunt around Old Town for Santa! If you find them all you can be entered for a chance to win gift cards!
2. Loveland Winter Wonderlights
See the beautiful lights at Chapungu Sculpture Park this December. A romantic night out or a fun family night to see Santa and his reindeer!
3. Bundle up for a Cross Country Ski
Everyone can cross country ski! In town or up in the mountains, get on some snow gear and explore a beautiful snowy day! We recommend some of the trails in Estes Park!
4. Hunt for the Loveland Holiday Gnomes
Back by popular demand, get ready to hunt for Herbie (Loveland’s holiday gnome) and all of his gnome friends around Loveland! Herbie and his friends have homes at various locations throughout the city. To play, you must download EVENTZEE, a free mobile app, to find out where they are, meet each of them, and complete each of their challenges. You’ll snap photos of yourself with the gnomes and be entered into our contest through the app to be able to win one of the grand prizes below.
All players who successfully complete all of the challenges on the app will win a holiday prize!
Home for the Holidays-Fun Activities to do at Home
1. CP Holiday Train at Home"Canadian Music Hall-of-Famer Steven Page and The Strumbellas will lead an all-star cast of performers aboard the CP Holiday Train for the 2021 "Holiday Train at Home" concert."
2. Make a Hot Cocoa Bar for a Family Movie Night
Make an ordinary family movie night extraordinary with a hot chocolate bar. Marshmallows, caramel, peppermints, cookies, you name it! Let the family have their way with their hot cocoa!
3. Make Snow/Ice Sculptures
Give your snowman a mohawk! Design a winter wonderland with not just snow but ice as well!
For more ideas check out our Pinterest Board https://www.pinterest.com/MyBigDayEvents/education-k-12/winter-activities/
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