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Holiday Extravaganza in Cañon City

Immerse yourself in holiday cheer in Cañon City. While it’s conveniently located near the Front Range and filled with numerous attractions, Cañon City is also Colorado’s home for holiday festivities.

There is something special about the holidays in Cañon City. With its small-town feel, community events, unique stores, and decorated, historic main street, Cañon City delights every visitor during this time of year.

Cañon City offers a wide range of holiday events, so you’re sure to find something to suit every interest. As early as November 11th, Cañon City hosts the Air Force Academy Bandfor a special chamber recital series. From then on, a whirlwind of events includes everything from A Festival Fair and the Santa Express Train to The Cashore Marionettesand the Ugly Christmas Sweater Parade. For the kiddos, there are also opportunities to meet Santa. With his busy schedule, you’ll want to make sure you get that crossed off your list.

Check out to learn more about the area’s holiday happenings. There’s even a map showing the homes that go all out with their holiday light decorations. If you love touring over-the-top holiday homes, this is the city for you!

While you’re in Cañon City, check out some other very popular attractions, including the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, The Royal Gorge Route Railroad, and the Dinosaur Experience. Or, stroll through historic downtown, which is listed on the National Historic Register for its abundance of turn-of-the-century architecture.

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