When it comes to Christmas shopping in Colorado, Flat Irons Mall and the Cherry Creek shopping center are usually the first places that come to mind. However, there are actually a wide variety of unique, Christmas themed shops scattered across the Denver/Metro area that specialize in nothing but Christmas ornaments, decorations and gifts. All of these shops offer a wonderful selection of holiday goods that you won’t find at your local mall, and are a great way to get into the holiday spirit any time of year.
North Pole: Cascade, Colorado
The North Pole theme park at the foot of Pike’s Peak is entirely Christmas themed, and is a one-stop shop for all of your holiday needs. There are six separate shops on the grounds, including a girl’s shop, a boy’s shop and a Native American shop specializing in Christmas gifts for recipients of all ages. The Christmas shop specializes in unique decorations and ornaments from a variety of name brands, including Precious Moments and Midwest among others. Open September through May.
North Pole Shopping
5050 Pike’s Peak Highway
White Fence Farm Colorado Christmas Shop: Lakewood, Colorado
The Colorado Christmas shop located inside of the White Fence Farm is open year round, allowing you to start your Christmas shopping early. The shop offers an assortment of unique and beautiful ornaments, decorations and old-fashioned novelty gifts. The shop is decorated in bright and cheery Christmas decor, allowing you to embrace the holiday spirit in December or July. Open year long.
6263 West. Jewell Avenue
Georgetown Christmas Market: Georgetown, Colorado
This annual tradition brings thousands of visitors to Georgetown, and it’s no wonder why. The streets are transformed into a Victorian inspired village and local artisans flock to sell their hand crafted gifts and decorations. From one-of-a-kind wreaths and garlands to bags of freshly roasted chestnuts, the shopping at the Georgetown Christmas Market is truly a unique and festive experience. Open the first two weekends of December.
Georgetown Christmas Market
St. Nick’s: Littleton, Colorado
St. Nick’s is quite literally a Christmas superstore, carrying over 22,000 different Christmas items including gifts, collectibles, and decorations. The store is famous for it’s annual “Christmas in July” sale, where many of their products are greatly reduced in price for the duration of the month. Major brand names include Mr. Christmas, December Diamonds, Lynn Haney Santas and more. The shop has a total of 22 themed rooms and areas, offering everything from snowmen themed decor to sports and occupation themed ornaments. The store was even showcased by CNN in their list of the top five Christmas stores in the nation. Open year round.
5221 South Santa Fe Drive