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Holiday On The Block

Join us on the Block to get in the merry spirit – whether you’re shopping for your gifting list, coming together with friends and family over a cozy meal and seasonal drinks, or just looking to experience some festive fun, there’s something on the Block for you!

Explore our line up of fun happenings, get inspired by our Gift Guide, or meet us in the heated Alley to celebrate under the twinkling lights. Dairy Block is your one-stop destination for holiday events this season.

Mistletoe Market at Dairy Block

Join us for a month long local makers market this holiday season: Mistletoe Market at Dairy Block, curated by Fireside at Five, happening in the [heated] Alley.

Mistletoe Market will feature 12 unique, local businesses and artisans each weekend, live carolers & holiday music, festive cocktails, photo opps, a screen-printing & gift wrapping station and more. The four-weekend event is free to attend and held from 12-5pm on the following dates:

  • November 25th & 26th
  • December 2nd & 3rd
  • December 9th & 10th
  • December 16th & 17th

Shop local this holiday season by supporting local Colorado artisans at these pop-up markets, as well as shopping our 12 Dairy Block retail shops — featuring an eclectic mix of local boutiques and top national brands — find something for everyone on your gift list!

Who-ligan Holiday Shenanigans

Bring the whole family down to the Block for some Who-ligan Fun in December – featuring visits from Cindy Lou and Photo Ops with “The Mean One” himself!

Start the day off with hot cocoa, cookies and story time hosted by Cindy Lou at 10:30AM in The Maven Lobby near Kachina Cantina, followed by free photos inside the Crumpit Cave from 11AM-2PM.

Join the fun, located in The Maven Lobby on the following dates:

  • Saturday, December 2nd
  • Saturday, December 9th
  • Saturday, December 16th
  • Saturday, December 23rd

The Maven Hotel | Snowed In Holiday Package

Snow days are best spent with classic comforts. Kick it old school at The Maven with over 600 retro video games to play on your large TV screen in-room, with one of our mini game consoles. You’ll stay warm with delicious hot cocoas from Kachina Cantina, accompanied with chocolate chip cookies and two signature take-home mugs! Additionally, we’ll give you the chance to make your hot cocoas extra warm by including Irish cream as a fix-in for the 21-and-up Mavens. Ohhh, let it snow and play on at The Maven!

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Dairy Block Holiday Gift Guide

Drop in and shop locally!

We explored, rather extensively, around the Block to find the best of the best homeware, fashion, décor, jewelry and more to share with you this holiday season. And since we know how much joy one-stop shopping brings you, we carefully wrapped everything we found with a festive little bow to present you this year’s gift guide.

Check out the 2023 Dairy Block Holiday Gift Guide HERE.

The Jingle Belles: Live Holiday Carolers

The Jingle Belles return to the Alley this season with classic Holiday carols performed on the following dates from 1-3PM:

  • Sunday, November 26th
  • Saturday, December 2nd
  • Saturday, December 9th
  • Saturday, December 16th

Grab a drink and enjoy the belles’ spirited carols performed in our heated Alley — sure to put you in the festive spirit!

Dashing Thru LoDo

Jingle all the way with Dairy Block, Denver Union Station, and McGregor Square, each within 2 blocks of one another, as we celebrate the merriest of holiday festivities together throughout the season.

Make the most of your visit to Downtown Denver and experience three unique destinations offering festive happenings all season long, just a few steps apart. From a whimsical pop-up cocktail bar, Grand Illumination event, and photos with Santa – to an ice skating rink, holiday market and entertainment from who-ville characters themselves – there is something for everyone happening in our LoDo neighborhood this holiday season!

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