Denver has a little chill this week. Start with a look at downtown Denver lit up with 9News Parade of Lights and have a little laugh with an ApocoLips comedy show. Whatever you end up doing, take a look at this recap of what happened in Denver.

Reminder, masks, and social distancing are mandatory at any of these in-person events. Due to the current restrictions, only members of your household can visit them.

Wednesday December 2nd

9News Parade of Lights

Photo courtesy of 9NEWS Parade of Lights on Facebook

When: December 2nd – December 6th

Where: Starts at Denver Pavillions, 500 16th St. Mall, Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The annual 9News Parade of Lights returns for the holiday season. This year, the parade is a multi-day event with floats stationed around downtown Denver, starting at the Denver Pavilions and ending at Denver Union Station. You can use a magical array of lights and stay socially aloof.

Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive

Photo courtesy of CBS Denver

When: December 2nd – December 24th

Where: You can find the locations of the Kings Soopers Front Range here

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: CBS Denver is partnering with King Soopers and the Metro Denver Boys & Girls Clubs to host a Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive. You can donate toys, games, art kits, and more to help children across the Denver Metro have a happier vacation.

Flowers of light

Photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens on Facebook

When: December 2nd – January 16th

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 21 tickets here

The lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens is back with its magical Blossoms of Light exhibit. The wondrous interactive light display offers sound-reactive animated LED lights for a wild experience. You can explore the lights, enjoy holiday treats, hot drinks, and more in the gardens.

Cherry Creek Holiday Market

Photo courtesy Eventbrite

When: December 2nd – 23rd

Where: Fillmore Plaza, 105 Fillmore St., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Get on this gift list at the Cherry Creek Holiday Market. The outdoor market is home to 30 vendors who offer products in convenient containers, live music from local bands and carolers, and more throughout the month.

Thursday 3rd December

Snow Stroke Social

Photo courtesy of Wilderness Exchange on Facebook

When: December 3, 8 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 20 tickets available here

The lowdown: Wilderness Exchange is switching it over this year with its 4th annual Snow Stroke Social. This Thursday you can celebrate during the virtual bash and collect donations for the Friends of Berthoud Pass. You can sip a brew at Tommyknocker, enter a raffle to win prizes, hear from backcountry experts throughout the evening, and more.

Melody lines with ARISE

Photo courtesy of Sweet Relief Musicians Fund on Facebook

When: December 3, 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 10 tickets here

The lowdown: ARISE Online is partnering with the Sweet Relief Music Fund for an online show with Melody Lines. You can watch the musicians’ broadcast and take part in a virtual meet and greet. Part of the proceeds will go to the Sweet Relief Music Fund.

Jingle Bell Bar

Photo courtesy of DenverBazaar on Facebook

When: December 3-4

Where: Belleview Station, 6785 E. Chenango Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The Denver Holiday Bazaar is home to the Jingle Bell Bar. The festive outdoor bar offers hot and seasonal themed cocktails, seasonal beers, wines, and more. You can have a drink and take part in Holiday Happy Hours.

Live in Lost City

Photo courtesy of Lost City on Facebook

When: December 3, 6 p.m. – 7.15 p.m.

Where: Lost City, 3459 Ringsby Ct., Denver

Costs: $ 15 at FanFlex, $ 25 on entry

The lowdown: Lost City presents Live at Lost City. You can jam to live music from Alpha Pegasi and finally step back on the outdoor deck for the first time in 10 months as you relax on an autumn night.

Friday 4th December

Snooze x Be A Good Person Launch

Photo courtesy of Snooze, an AM Eatery

When: December 4th, 12 noon

Where: Be a good person online

Costs: Different prices

The lowdown: Snooze, an AM Eatery, has partnered with Be A Good Person and No Kid Hungry to bring out a Snooze x Be A Good Person collaboration t-shirt. The shirt is sold online, and $ 10 from every purchase is donated to No Kid Hungry to serve meals to hungry children across the country.

American field après holiday market

Photo by Jeff Fierberg

When: December 4-6

Where: Milk Block, 1800 Wazee St., Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Tick ​​some gifts from your shopping lists at the American Field Après Holiday Market. The market offers a rotating array of 12 different vendors from Colorado and the United States as well as specialty food and drink to power your shopping activities.

16th Street Mall Holiday Festival

Courtesy photo of the Denver 16th Street Mall on Facebook

When: December 4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: The 16th Street Mall, 1000 16th St. Mall, Denver

Costs: Register here for free

The lowdown: Take a stroll through downtown Denver and pick up Christmas gifts at the 16th Street Mall Holiday Festival. The festival is home to a number of vendors selling crafts, arts, seasonal bites, and more.

December joys

Photo courtesy of Four Mile Historic Park on Facebook

When: December 5, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St., Denver

Costs: $ 9- $ 14 on entry

The lowdown: The Four Mile Historic Park celebrates the holidays with December Delights. You can eat seasonal bites, drink drinks, skate on an ice rink and much more on the 12 acre park. You can also see a life-size Christmas card created by artist Brian Corrigan.

30 years of Zoo Lights

Photo by Lindsey Bartlett

When: December 4-31

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 15- $ 25 tickets here

The lowdown: Zoo Lights return to the Denver Zoo for the 30th Annual Appearance. Get a glimpse of more than 80 acres of lighted animals for a magical winter wonderland experience. Zoo Lights is widely used. So book your tickets soon.

Work & Class Pop-Up

Photo courtesy of The Block Distilling Co. on Facebook

When: December 4-6

Where: The Block Distilling Co., 2990 Larimer St., Denver

Costs: Get $ 15 tickets here

The lowdown: Block Distilling Co. is partnering with Work & Class for a Work & Class popup. On the outside terrace you can enjoy a brunch menu created by Chef Dana along with bourbon cocktails.

Saturday 5th December

Holiday bazaar

Photo courtesy of DenverBazaar on Facebook

When: December 5-6

Where: Belleview Station Dog Park, 6785 E. Chenango Ave., Denver

Costs: $ 5 tickets available here

The lowdown: Belleview Station partners with Denver BAZAAR for a Holiday Bazaar. You can explore the outdoor market, which is filled with local vendors selling crafts, fashion, handmade products, and more for your seasonal purchases.

1940s virtual white Christmas ball

Courtesy photo of 1940s Ball on Facebook

When: December 5, 11 a.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: Dress up in your best 1940s fashion for a 1940s virtual white Christmas ball. You can learn how to make a vintage dish, vintage cocktail, and dance to sweet swing tunes all night.

Krampus night

Photo courtesy of Denver Christkindl Market on Facebook

When: December 5, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Denver Christkindl Market, 1515 Arapahoe St., Denver

Costs: Free admission

The lowdown: The Denver Christkindl Market holds its annual Krampus Night. Throughout the evening, Krampus – the mystically darker companion of Saint Nicholas – will pick the naughty children who didn’t make the nice list and punish them. All in a good joke, of course.

Sunday December 6th

ApocaLips Comedy Show

Photo courtesy of Colorado Comedy Shows on Facebook

When: December 6, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: Get $ 10- $ 224 tickets here

The lowdown: Get giggles during an ApocoLips comedy show. You can listen to sets by comedians like Mike Langworthy and Chuck Roy while you sit back at home. Ten percent of the profit will be donated to Elevating Connections.

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Mark your calendar

Interview online with Chris Patrello of the Denver Art Museum

When: December 8, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: On-line

Costs: $ 15 tickets available here

Colorado gives day

When: December 8th

Where: On-line

Costs: Donate here

Sophie’s Neighborhood Holiday virtual auction

When: December 10-12

Where: On-line

Costs: Donate here

Hill at the Denver Christkindl Market

When: December 11, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Greek Theater in Civic Center Park, 150 W. 14th Ave., Denver

Costs: Free admission