Swingle Shares Best Places to View Christmas Lights in Denver & Fort Collins, Colorado

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Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care provides a list of places to enjoy beautiful Christmas lights in Denver, Fort Collins and Parker, Colorado.

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Christmas décor can turn a business into a destination. Professional holiday lighting for homes adds distinction, saves time and warms hearts each time you pull up to the driveway. It makes a great gift.

Viewing Christmas lights is a favorite Colorado family activity and an inexpensive way for couples to enjoy a romantic evening during the holiday season. Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care recommends these places to brighten your holiday spirit:

Blossoms of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens – Denver, Colorado
One of Denver’s most beautiful public venues adorns its outdoor exhibits with over one million colorful lights draped in elegant designs. In 2013, popular kissing spots will return, as will the popular HoloSpex (think 3-D) glasses. Enjoy warm drinks and delicious holiday treats, a show featuring thousands of lights synchronized to music and, on occasion, seasonal entertainment.

WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver, CO, 80206. (720) 865-3500
WHEN: Open nightly, Nov. 30, 2012 through Jan. 1, 2013, including Christmas eve, Dec. 25, New Year's eve, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Trails of Light at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield – Littleton, Colorado
Stroll through a display of over one million lights on either of two paths. Enjoy two synchronized lights and music shows, the historically-preserved 1880’s homestead and a Children’s Play Area. In December this year for the first time, an ice skating rink will be open. Warm drinks, seasonal entertainment and HoloSpex glasses illuminate a walk back in time.

WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128. (720) 865-4336
WHEN: Open nightly, Nov. 30, 2012 through Jan. 1, 2013 (This includes Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1), 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Downtown Parker, Colorado
While the lights will be twinkling in downtown Parker throughout the season, the festivities truly begin at the Mayor’s Holiday Lighting. The Colorado School of Dance and Con Brio Choir from Chaparral High School will perform, the Parker Chorale will lead a sing-a-long and Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there for the grand park lighting! Light-up toys, hot drinks, eggnog, roasted nuts and other delights will be available, as will free carriage rides!

WHERE: O’Brien Park, Parker, Colorado
WHEN: Friday, November 23, 2012, 5:00 PM

Swingle is also a title sponsor of the Parker Christmas Carriage Parade in downtown Parker. This all-equestrian parade is free to attend. Attendees can also enjoy a petting zoo, holiday markets, pony rides, ice sculpting and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Make sure to get your commemorative ornament, courtesy of Swingle!

WHERE: Downtown Parker. (303) 805-3253
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, Noon

Downtown Fort Collins, Colorado
Visitors to historic downtown Fort Collins this holiday season will find themselves amidst beautiful lighting displays with many activities available. Horse & carriage rides, visits and Story Time with Santa provide couples, kids and families with wonderful options.

Lincoln Center for the Performing and Visual Arts - Fort Collins, Colorado
One of Colorado’s largest and most diverse presenters of professional theater, dance, music, visual arts and children’s programs, The Lincoln Center augments performances of The Nutcracker, Christmas with the Celts, Festival of Lights, Gift of the Magi and other seasonal performances with a stunning outdoor lighting display. The Lincoln Center is just three blocks from Old Town Square. Call (970) 221-6735 for more information.

Hudson Gardens and Event Center - Littleton, Colorado
“Trip the light fantastic” at this spectacular outdoor garden on south Santa Fe Boulevard. Thirty acres of trails and exhibits showcase hundreds of thousands of lights. Guests can enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, live caroling and musical performances, hot cocoa, cider and other holiday drinks. “A Hudson Christmas” celebrates 25 nights of Christmas cheer.

WHERE: The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO 80120. (303) 785-8565
WHEN: 5:00 – 8:30 PM, Fridays and Saturdays through December 8, then daily December 14 through January 1 including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Swingle proudly provides the design and installation of holiday lighting and décor for each location listed above. For a limited time, Swingle is offering discounts for Colorado homes and commercial properties. “Christmas décor,” said Swingle CEO Tom Tolkacz, “can turn a business into a destination. Professional holiday lighting for homes adds distinction, saves time and warms hearts each time you pull up to the driveway. It makes a great gift.”

About Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care
Founded in 1947, Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care has grown to be one of the most respected residential and commercial landscape care companies in Colorado, providing lawn care, tree care and award-winning holiday lighting displays for homes and businesses. For more information, please contact Vince Serio at (303) 337-6200 or visit http://www.MySwingle.com.

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