Hudson Gardens, a beautiful nature nook near Littleton, lights up the holidays with thousands of dazzling Christmas lights. A Hudson Christmas is a favorite holiday tradition for local families, where you can watch Christmas trees dancing to holiday music. Explore winter wonderland adorned with thousands of Christmas lights where the trails burst with light and color, creating Christmas spirit and warmth. Kids can have a visit with Santa and share their holiday wishes, drink a cup of hot cocoa, and enjoy many photo opportunities.
The Hudson Gardens & Event Center is located 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Denver. The botanical garden and events space occupies 30 acres (12 ha) of beautiful landscapes, exhibits, nature trails, and a concert venue with the capacity to sit 3,000 people located in a few minutes from historic Littleton. A mining town dates back to the 1859 Pike's Peak Gold Rush, which brought here merchants, gold seekers, and farmers. It was named after the local engineer Richard Sullivan Little. Visitors can explore the illuminated trails of the Littleton, get into Christmas spirit while watching Christmas trees dance to holiday tunes, get a warm drink from Nixon's Coffee House, and take advantage of the countless photo stops for a perfect holiday family portrait.