Holiday Light Rides

Spectacular Holiday Light Rides

November 24, 2017 through January 21, 2018

Celebrating the Holiday’s in Denver is truly something special. What could be more memorable than viewing Denver’s famous holiday lights by horse-drawn carriage. Make this a tradition for your family this year and every year. Our holiday Rides begin on Thanksgiving weekend and run through Christmas and the end of the National Western Stock Show. Please note, holiday rides not available on December 1st and 2nd due to the Parade of Lights.

City & County Building Holiday Lights

November 24, 2017 – January 21, 2018

The largest lighting display in Denver comes on nightly at 6 p.m. at the City & County Building, where 600,000 lights deck the neo-classical building. The bell tower plays carols nightly as well. Please note, holiday rides not available on December 1st and 2nd due to the Parade of Lights.

16th Street Mall Holiday Lights

Holiday Light Rides are Available November 24, 2017 – January 28, 2018

Denver’s mile-long pedestrian promenade, the 16th Street Mall, is decorated with more than one million white lights. Skyline Park, located at 16th and Arapahoe, will feature nearly 26,000 lights and a 22 foot tall Christmas tree complete with LED lights choreographed to a variety of holiday songs. Denver’s historic D & F Tower, at the center of the park, will also be adorned with holiday lights. More than 400,000 energy efficient LED lights will turn the 16th Street Mall and Curtis Streets between 14th and 16th into an enchanting holiday promenade. Giant holiday snowflakes will also be hung along California and Curtis Streets. Two of Downtown Denver’s major retail destinations, Larimer Square and the Denver Pavilions, will also be illuminated with festive décor on this night and throughout the holiday season. Unique holiday entertainment and special events will take place separately at each destination.

Holiday Hours For Carriages

  • Monday through Friday – 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Saturday’s and Sunday’s – 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • City & County Building rides are only available after 6:00 PM
  • City & County Building rides are not available on December 1st & 2nd due to the Parade of Lights and street blockages in the area.

Pricing

  • Prices below are for 2 adults.
  • Carriages for larger groups and multiple carriages are available.
  • Booking and services fees are INCLUDED in price. The customary driver gratuity is 20% cash at the ride.
  • Please review General Information regarding our services.
  • Take a look at our Pickup Location Map
  • HOLIDAY RESERVATIONS BOOK FAST..AND PHONE LINES GET EXTREMELY BUSY..BOOK EARLY FOR THE BEST SELECTION OF DATES AND TIMES…Holiday Light Rides will be Offered after January 1st on Friday and Sat until January 21, 2017 CAN’T GET THROUGH OUR LINES, YOU MAY SEARCH AVAILABLE TIMES AND BOOK ONLINE..ITS EASY JUST CLICK ON ONLINE RESERVATIONS. TEXT MESSAGES ARE PREFERRED OVER VOICE MAIL AND IF YOU TELL US WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR, YOU WILL GET A RESPONSE OR A CALL BACK…WE LOOK FORWARD TO HELPING YOU ENJOY THE HOLIDAY SEASON.

Holiday Rides

Holiday Mini

Rides starting @ $139

We Recommend this ride for those who need a shorter version of “The Famous Larimer Square” (when traffic is prohibitive another route will be chosen) splendidly lit for the Holidays’ and Skyline Park chucked full of holiday lights passing The Ice Rink and Santa Village.  Approximate run time 15-20 min.

Holiday Mid Town

Rides starting @ $175

This ride shows you the best part of “Mid Town” with Larimer Square and its canopy of white lights, blazingly lit 14th Street, The Performing Arts Center, (when traffic is prohibitive another route will be chosen) and travels up and down the Mall from Curtis to California.  Approximate run time 30-35 Min.

Holiday Super Grand

Rides starting @ $211

See it all including famous “Larimer Square” with its canopy of white lights, 14th Street ablaze with beautiful tree lights, pass the Performing Arts Center, (when traffic is prohibitive another route will be chosen), the Convention Center and “The Big blue bear”, then see the famous City & County Building with its beautiful lights, Nativity Scene, Santa & Rudolph, and The Capitol. You will also see the Library, the Art Museum, The Byers-Evans Home, the Mint and return on the 16th Street Mall with visions of  lights passing Skyline Park which is beautifully lite, the Santa Village and the Ice Rink on our most popular ride the SUPER GRAND Ride. Approximate run time 45-60 Min

Holiday Custom Rides ~ Custom Quoted

Custom Rides are always available and special pickups and drop offs can be arranged. To book a custom ride you must call our reservationist to discuss your plans and needs. The ride will be priced according to the time it takes to complete the service you need. The minimum time charged for is 60 minutes which includes all travel time.

You may book online, text or call our office @ 720-470-9384. During the Holiday season phones are extremely busy. For your convenience we have added Online Reservations. Refunds are not available. We do offer reschedules, within 190 days, for rides canceled for personal reasons within 48 hrs of the reservation date, or for weather cancellations. Please note The City controls what lights are on or off Downtown. These are rides, not tours, and we take you where the best lights are usually lit.

Contact Us

Irish Rose Drafts
p: 720-470-9384
e: irishrosedrafts@gmail.com

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