Light up the holidays at A Hudson Christmas—an extravaganza of dazzling, colorful Christmas lights.

A Hudson Christmas has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families and friends from across the Denver area! Walk arm-in-arm with loved ones at this winter wonderland decorated with thousands of outdoor lights. Explore the trails where bursts of light and color wrap around trees, shimmer on bodies of water, illuminate happy faces, and bring a twinkle to your eye. Share your holiday wish list with Santa Claus, watch Christmas trees dance to holiday music, sip a steaming cup of hot chocolate, and stop for photo opportunities along the way.

Event Dates

Nov 29 and 30
Dec 1, 6-8, 13-24, 26-31

Box Office Hours

Tickets can be purchased at the Hudson Gardens Welcome Center any day of the week from 10:00AM–3:00PM. On A Hudson Christmas event dates, tickets will also be available at the box office from 4:30PM–8:30PM.

Light Display Hours

5–9:00 pm

Santa Claus Visits

5–8:30 pm


Tickets are on sale through Altitude Tickets and are also available at the box office. Tickets aren’t dated or timed, so they can be redeemed on any one night of the extravaganza!

  • Adult: $10.50
  • Child (ages 4-12): $8
  • Child (ages 3 and under): Free
  • Hudson Gardens’ members*: $9
  • Military**: $9
  • Group rate***: $9

*Hudson Gardens’ members can purchase discounted tickets at the box office by presenting a valid membership card (limit 4).
**Active and retired members of the military can purchase discounted tickets at the box office by presenting a valid photo ID (limit 4).
***Valid for 15+ adults with one transaction at the box office.