Things to do During Winter in and Near Boulder

December 27th, 2018 by

Young man skiing in powder snow

Whether the season finds you in Longmont or you’re planning on taking your new Volkswagen out to Erie, you’ll find plenty to do with these winter events in and around Boulder this season.

WinterSkate in Historic Downtown Louisville

Enjoy a romantic date with your significant other, or take the kids out for a day of winter fun, at WinterSkate in historic downtown Louisville, CO. The ice rink in Louisville is the largest outdoor ice-skating rink in the country at 6,500 square feet of ice, giving you plenty of room to skate with others. Glide in time with the festive holiday music, and take part in free horse-drawn carriage rides when you start to tire out.

When: Now – End of Valentine’s Weekend

Where: Steinbaugh Pavilion; 824 Front Street, Louisville, CO 80027

Snow Much Fun

The drive in from Superior is well worth it when you get a look at the array of fantastic LED lights that brighten Boulder’s Central Park this holiday season and beyond. The lights come on every night at 4:00 PM.

When: Now – Late January 2019

Where: Boulder Central Park, Boulder, CO

Skiing at Eldora Mountain Resort

Experience the thrill of snowboarding, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing in a place with a local vibe. The Eldora Mountain Resort is just a 30-minute drive from downtown Boulder, and it boasts trails and rides for people of all skill levels. Hit the slopes to see why both Ski and Skiing magazines call Boulder home!

When: All winter

Where: 2861 Eldora Ski Rd, #140 Nederland, CO 80466

Boulder International Film Festival

See local, national, and international films at the 2019 Boulder International Film Festival. For four days, the film community converges at the Boulder Theater to celebrate the art and culture of filmmaking. Past years of the festival have hosted such film legends as Shirley MacLaine, Alan Arkin, William H. Macy, Peter Fonda, and more.

When: Boulder — Feb. 28 – Mar. 3, 2019; Longmont — Mar 1 – Mar 3, 2019

Where: Boulder Theater 2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302; Longmont Museum’s Stewart Auditorium, 400 Quail Rd., Longmont

More from Gebhardt Volkswagen

While we do love to share our special offers and bonuses like the new Volkswagen warranty, we love our city even more. Explore it with us at one of these holiday events or check out one of the other Lafayette area city pages to learn about our favorite places to grab a bite in Erie, and so much more to make the most of this special season.

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