Holiday treats have come a long way from the glühwein and fruitcake of yore. Across Denver and into the mountains, those looking for seasonal fare can find it in the form of a giant gingerbread house, a champagne cascade, and a wrapping paper-covered pop-up serving cocktails. Yes, all of these things exist to those who will pay for them.
Those looking to just people-watch can perch above the tree at Denver’s Union Station. Or be transfixed by the illuminated blossoms at the Botanic Gardens. And for those seeking an old-world experience, gather at the brand new downtown Flea Market. All of these activities come with cups of cocoa and spiked punch, fresh-baked cookies, holiday meals, or fancy candies. Remember, there are only a couple of weeks each year when this type of adult behavior is accepted.Read More