Holiday Happenings at Stanley Marketplace
There’s nowhere quite like Stanley Marketplace for finding the magic of the holiday season. Shoppers will find sparkly lights, decorated trees, festive wreaths, live music, carolers, holiday events and more while supporting 50+ small, Colorado-owned, independent businesses. Stanley Marketplace offers everything from fashion to toys to books, gear, services, all under one roof, so finding anything from hostess gifts to teacher gifts; gifts for him, her and them; plus over-the-top luxe to affordable and unique stocking stuffers is a one-stop-shop to hit everyone on your gift list.
Join in on the holiday magic with these spirited events and happenings:
November 24 – December 24:
Letters to Santa – Secure your spot on the Nice List by dropping off your letter to Santa at the mailbox located outside of June Ruby on the second floor.
Christmas Tree Farm – Join us for another season as we welcome back the Christmas Tree Farm in the South Parking Lot, where you’ll find an array of trees in all sizes, plus wooden snowmen and reindeer to deck the halls of your home.
Tour of Trees – Wander the halls of Stanley Marketplace as you select your favorite tree from our family of local businesses. From traditional white lights to uniquely-designed out-of-the-box decór ideas, you’ll find many favorites during the self-guided Tour of Trees, sponsored by Poppy & Pine.
The Giving Tree – This year, Stanley Marketplace is hosting the annual Giving Tree (Southeast entrance) to benefit Denver and Aurora Housing Authorities, Aurora Animal Shelter and The Center on Colfax sponsored by VisitAurora. The trees will have tags with wishes from those who find themselves in a place of need. With your help, we can spread holiday cheer to our community of families who need it most this time of year.
Live Holiday Performances & Entertainment:
Holiday Jazz with Sebastian Maa – Embrace the magic of the season with holiday classics performed by jazz musician Sebastian Maa in the Common Areas every Friday and Saturday night from 5:30 – 7:30 pm November 17 – December 23.
Colorado Youth Mariachi – Experience traditional Mexican music and a cultural celebration with Nico Martinez and the Youth Mariachi band on Saturday, 12/2 at 11:00 am
Da Polka Guy – Join us for a polka performance from Da Polka Guy on 12/9, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ye Wanton Singers – Celebrate the season with a harmonizing a cappella group singing classic Christmas carols on 12/10 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ugly Holiday Sweater Silent Disco & Sweater Swap (and Drop!) – Jingle all the way to an Ugly Holiday Sweater Silent Disco & Sweater Swap (and Drop!) for a night filled with festive fun, dancing, and spreading holiday cheer on Friday, 12/15 from 5:00-8:00 pm in the Common Area.
DJ Cyn – After visiting Santa on 12/16, stick around for DJ Cyn spinning tunes from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
The Jingle Belles – Get swept into the holiday spirit with The Jingle Belles, and enjoy spirited melodies on Friday, 12/22 from 12 – 2 pm in the Common Area.
Reunited Acapella: Enjoy the holiday musical stylings from Reunited Acapella as they sing, hum, buzz and harmonize, making their voices emulate the instruments in our favorite holiday carols on Saturday 12/23 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Common Area.
Santa at Stanley Marketplace – Strike a pose with the jolly man in red in the Common Area on the following dates:
Saturday, 12/2, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Spanish Speaking Santa
Saturday, 12/9, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Traditional Santa
Saturday, 12/16, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Black Santa
Saturday, 12/23, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Traditional Santa