Please join us at this year’s Holiday Celebration festivities!

Start your holiday season with crafts, holiday photos, Santa Claus, holiday lights and more! Localworks and the City of Wheat Ridge are excited to kick off the season, however our annual community event looks a little different this year. Join us for three consecutive Saturdays filled with safe holiday fun! Check out the full schedule of events below.


Saturday, December 5, 2020

Holiday Photo Station

2:30pm – 4:30pm | Wheat Ridge Recreation Center | 4005 Kipling St.

Bring your selfie stick and snap a photo of your family!

One family will be in the lobby of the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center at a time.

Staff will be on site to help if necessary.

Please bring your masks and keep social distance and community safety in mind.

Holiday Craft Pick Up

2:30pm-4:30pm | Wheat Ridge Recreation Center | 4005 Kipling St.

Pick up a holiday craft kit to take home with you for some family fun.

Virtual Tree Lighting Celebration

7pm | Online

The official City of Wheat Ridge VIRTUAL Tree Lighting Celebration.

Mayor Starker throws the switch on the holiday lights!

Join in the celebration by watching the City of Wheat Ridge Youtube or Facebook.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Arvada Fire Department Brings Santa to Town

2:30pm – 4:30pm | Anderson Park Parking Lot | 4355 Field St.

Santa is doing things a little different this year!

Santa will be waiting in a very special sleigh in the parking lot of Anderson park. Come drive by and wave!

Our holiday lights map will be available so you can continue the fun after dark.

Please remain in your vehicles and keep social distance and community safety in mind.

Holiday Cruiser Ride

This activity has been canceled due to weather.

And More…

Get a Call From Santa

One form per child. Complete by Monday, December 7th

Holiday Decorating Contest

Submit a photo of your best holiday decorating.

Winners will be chosen in three categories: home, business, and block

Don’t forget to also add your address to the Holiday Light Map!

Holiday Lights Map

Do you have great holiday lights or decorations to share with the community?

Add your address to our map so your neighbors can come check it out.

Submit your home or business address here.

Please submit by 12/15. Don’t forget to submit your photos to the photo contest too!

RSVP & Share on Facebook!


This community building event is presented and organized by Localworks. We are a non-profit organization advancing Wheat Ridge as a vibrant and sustainable community since 2005. Our events on Ridge at 38 are meant to celebrate Wheat Ridge and connect local community members and businesses. Learn more about Localworks and our work in the community at


Would you like to participate in this or an upcoming community event? Please consider joining Localworks as a volunteer.

If you’re interested, please contact Carolyn Doran at


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