Celebrating the Yuletide Season in Our Historic Community

Christmas Events

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Georgetown Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

November 2019
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Starts Approximately at 5:15 PM
Downtown Georgetown at the intersection of Rose and 6th Streets (Strouse Park) With holiday singers, children’s chorus, hot chocolate, a visit from St. Nick, a big bonfire to keep you warm and more, this is a favorite holiday tradition in Georgetown! Come join us for the annual tree lighting and see downtown historic Georgetown lit up for the holiday season!

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Special Reading at the
Hamill House

November 2019
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Takes place directly after the Christmas Tree Lighting
Hamill House - 305 Argentine Street
A Special Reading of "The Night Before Christmas"

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Family Christmas at the Hamill House

December 1, 2019
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This Sunday afternoon celebration is great for families with small children under 12. Join us for a traditional Victorian Christmas celebration, learn the history of the Yule Log, enjoy a Wassail toast, enjoy Christmas songs sung by the Silver Plume Singers and listen to Twas the Night before Christmas while gathered around the Christmas tree in the Hamill House Library. Tickets go on sale Fall 2019.

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Christmas at Hamill House

December 14 and 21, 2019, 6:00-9:30 PM
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This Saturday evening celebration embraces the Victorian traditions of Christmas past. Join us at the Hamill House for a night filled with food, music, drink and good tidings. Ring in the holiday with Wassail and toasts while the Yule Log is brought in to warm your hearts and toes. Enjoy the Silver Plume Singers and let’s not forget the gathering around the Christmas Tree to hear the story "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Tickets go on sale Fall 2019.

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60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market

December 7, 8, 14 and 15, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6th Street, Georgetown

* FREE ADMISSION *

* Outdoor European Marketplace * FREE Holiday Entertainment *
* Hot Roasted Chestnuts * Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides *
* Appearances by St. Nicholas * Santa Lucia Children’s Procession everyday at NOON
* Christmas Museum Tours *

We are now accepting applications for our 60th Annual Georgetown Christmas Market:

Each December the town of Georgetown transforms for two weekends into a bustling Christmas scene reminiscent of Christmas of long ago. Thousands come to this tiny mountain town to experience a traditional holiday where Christmas hasn't changed in 100 years: roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides through historic Georgetown, and wonderful sights and smells. Visitors enjoy appearances by St. Nicholas in his traditional dress and the daily procession of the Santa Lucia. Carolers in Victorian costume, dancers, and other family entertainment provide hours of memorable performances. Adorned with lights and Christmas greenery and blanketed with snow, the quaint, historic town of Georgetown, Colorado has been a Christmas tradition for generations of Colorado families.

The 2019 Georgetown Christmas Market will be held the first and second weekends of December and admission is FREE. Christmas Market features an outdoor European marketplace with handcrafted gifts in addition to Georgetown's charming year-round shopping experience. Beautiful and unique shops showcase Christmas ornaments and decorations, Victorian items for the home, art, Colorado wine, rare books, jewelry, exquisite clothing, antiques, and gifts. The Market will also feature food vendors in addition to our fabulous local restaurants. Please visit town.georgetown.co.us for more information on local businesses.

Christmas Market Museum Tours offer a relaxed way to see the Hamill House, Hotel de Paris and Energy Museums and Georgetown Heritage Center. Docents are on hand to give information or answer questions, but guests may stroll through the properties at their leisure to enjoy the holiday decor. Prices vary.

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