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Denver Culture Calendar—December

There’s so much going on in the Mile High City, it can be difficult to narrow down your options. So we’ve done it for you! Whatever you’re seeking for your next outing, Denver has it. Scroll through the gallery below to get a taste of December.


Dec. 1: Maria Bamford – Paramount Theatre

Dec. 3 & 18: The Gutcracker – Comedy Works (Downtown)*

Dec. 4 & 13: Holiday Roast – Comedy Works (Downtown)*

Dec. 6-9: Taylor Tomlinson – Comedy Works (South)

Dec. 10: Bill Murray & Jan Vogler – Bellco Theatre

Dec. 10-11: Jay & Silent Bob – Comedy Works (Downtown)*

Dec. 17: Gabriel Iglesias – Pepsi Center

Dec. 22: Mitch Fatel – Comedy Works (South)*

Dec. 28-31: Dan Cummins – Comedy Works (South)

Dec. 29-30: Josh Blue – Comedy Works (Downtown)

*Performances also at other locations on various dates.


Dec. 1-3: Chicago – Buell Theatre

Dec. 1-23: The Simba Claus: King of the Jingle – Bovine Metropolis Theater

Dec. 1-23: The Miracle Worker – John Hand Theater

Dec. 1-24: The Santaland Diaries – Jones Theatre

Dec. 1-24: A Christmas Carol – Stage Theatre

Dec. 1-24: The Nutcracker – Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Dec. 7-23: Life or Death – The Bakery Arts Warehouse

Dec. 7-Jan. 7: Annie – Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Dec. 9: The Nutcracker Circus – Newman Center for the Performing Arts

Dec. 13-17: Elf the Musical – Buell Theatre

Dec. 19-31: Waitress – Buell Theatre

Museum Exhibits

Dec. 1-23: The Polar Express™ Train Ride – Colorado Railroad Museum

Dec. 1-31: Colorado Stories – History Colorado Center

Dec. 1-Jan. 5: Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure – Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Dec. 1-Jan. 14: Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism – Denver Art Museum

Dec. 1-Jan. 21: Still & Art – Clyfford Still Museum

Dec. 1-Feb. 25: Then, Now, Next: Evolution of an Architectural Icon – Denver Art Museum

Dec. 31: Noon Year’s Eve – Children’s Museum of Denver