Holiday Concerts in Colorado Springs

Enjoy your favorite festive tunes all holiday season long. Here’s where to find upcoming local holiday concerts.

What would the holidays be without the bells and jingles and holiday tunes? Whether you’re into elegant classical, soulful jazz or Irish jigs, here’s a list of holiday concerts and musical performances for everyone. Be sure to check specific venues for current pandemic health guidelines.

Winter Jazz Nite

Dec. 3
Colorado Springs Conservatory at Lulu’s Downstairs
Friends, students, mentors and alumni of the Colorado Springs Conservatory rotate across the stage for a night of holiday influenced jazz performances.

Madrigal Banquet

Dec. 3-22
Glen Eyrie Conference Center
Enter the Castle’s Great Hall, and step into a festive and musical 16th century Christmas feast.

Flying W Christmas at the Ranch

Dec. 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
Flying W Ranch
The Flying W Wranglers ride again, performing a Western Jubilee Christmas in the rebuilt Chuckwagon venue. Steak is on the menu. Twinkling lights are in the trees. The Western spirit meets the Christmas spirit in this local favorite.

Flying W Wranglers ready for the Western Jubilee Christmas
Flying W Wranglers ready for the Western Jubilee Christmas. Photo courtesy of Flying W Ranch.

The Denver Piano Show: Holiday Edition

Dec. 4
Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers
Enjoy food, drinks and desserts and sing along to some of your favorite holiday songs at one of Colorado’s most popular dueling pianos show.

2021 Hanukkah Concert

Dec. 4
The Little London Winds at Temple Shalom
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Hanukkah and Klezmer music by the Little London Winds. Then join the congregation for an Oneg Shebbat (refreshments). All faiths welcome.

Twas’ the Night Before Christmas

Dec. 4-5
Colorado Ballet Society Children’s Division at Colorado Springs Christian School
This free event welcomes family and friends to enjoy the Colorado Ballet Society holiday showcase featuring performances from the Colorado Ballet Society’s Children’s Division and Falcon Studio.

Christmas This Year: Holiday Spectacular

Dec. 4-5
Friends of Club 21 at Ent Center for the Arts
Celebrate the holiday season and contribute to a great cause at this holiday spectacular benefit concert. The concert raises awareness for special needs and will donate all proceeds to Club 21, a school in Africa for children with Down syndrome and to the locally affiliated Friends of Club 21 nonprofit.

A Musical Celebration of Hanukkah

Dec. 5
Temple Beit Torah (virtual)
Tune in virtually to Temple Beit Torah for a musical celebration of the seventh night of Hanukkah.

Snazzy Jazzy Christmas

Dec. 5
Woodland Park Wind Symphony at Ute Pass Cultural Center
Join the Woodland Park Wind Symphony as they perform alongside The In House and Swing Factory big bands for a free, holiday-themed jazz concert.

‘Tis the Season: Our Gift of Gratitude Concert

Dec. 5
Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
The Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale takes the audience on a musical journey as a way to say thank you to the community and essential workers this holiday season.

A Yule Be Naughty holiday concert performance. Photo courtesy of the Milibo Art Theater.
A Yule Be Naughty holiday concert performance. Photo courtesy of the Milibo Art Theater.

Yule Be Naughty (Three)

Dec. 9-19
Millibo Art Theatre
Grab some glogg and get ready for a holiday cabaret featuring aerial acrobatics, stellar vocals, comedy and surprises to bring some mischief to your season.


Dec. 10-11
Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble at Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Join this cherished holiday tradition of music, spoken word and candlelight to reflect and mystery and beauty of the natural world in winter.

Trace Bundy’s 13th Annual Acoustic Holiday

Dec. 10
Stargazers Theatre
The virtuoso brings his dazzling guitar wizardry to the annual holiday show—this year with Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket.

Trace Buncy jamming on his acoustic guitair for his annual holiday concerts in colorado springs
Trace Bundy jamming on his acoustic guitar. Photo courtesy of Stargazers Theatre.

The Sounds of Christmas

Dec. 12
Woodland Park Wind Symphony at Ute Pass Cultural Center
The Woodland Park Wind Symphony takes the stage again for a classic, orchestral holiday concert.

First Presbyterian Church’s Christmas Joy!

Dec. 12
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
First Pres kicks off the holiday season with a grand concert featuring the Big Blue Choir, The Pikes Peak Ringers, The Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale, The Celtic Mountain Band, artists Jamal Sarikoki and Alvy Powell, and more.

Trombone Christmas

Dec. 12
Bare Bones Trombone Choir at Bancroft Park
As Buddy the Elf would say if he played trombone, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is playing trombone loud for all to hear.” You can’t help but get some cheer from this free outdoor concert in Old Colorado City.

Acoustic Eidolon 

Dec. 12 & 29
Glen Eyrie
The masterful guitar and cello duo of Joe Scott and Hannah Alkire blend Celtic, Americana, World and Flamenco styles into two holiday performances in the Glen Eyrie castle Great Hall. An optional pre-show dinner is available.

All Wrapped Up: A Holiday Show

Dec. 14
Velvet Hills Chorus at Ent Center for the Arts
The Crimson and Slate Choir from Cheyenne Mountain High School and the America the Beautiful Chorus join the Velvet Hills Chorus for a fun and festive, an a cappella holiday show.

Harp Twins Rockin’ Holiday Concert

Dec. 15
Stargazers Theatre
The Harp Twins take to the Stargazers Theatre stage for a family-friendly special featuring Christmas classics, comedy, stories and classic rock favorites. The duo has reinvented the harp sound, creating a concert experience you won’t forget.

The Harp Twins. Photo courtesy of Stargazers Theatre.
The Harp Twins. Photo courtesy of Stargazers Theatre.

Larry Stewart Christmas Show

Dec. 16-18
Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers
Come out to Boot Barn Hall to hear the country Christmas stylings of iconic Larry Stewart, owner of hits as a solo artist and as the lead singer for Restless Heart.


Irish Christmas in America

Dec. 17
Stargazers Theatre
Celebrate Christmas with Irish music, song and jigs. The evocative family-friendly show will bring rich tradition and new energy to your holiday season.

The Classic Broadmoor Holiday Show

Dec. 17-26
The Broadmoor Hotel
The annual Broadmoor holiday tradition comes around again, welcoming Grammy Award-Winning artist Sheena Easton to headline the show and serenade guests with classic seasonal songs.

Janie Fricke: A Cowgirl Christmas

Dec. 18
Tri Lakes Center for the Arts
Janie Fricke, an internationally acclaimed recording artist and Grammy Award nominee, comes to the Tri Lakes Center for the Arts to captivate audiences with her country Christmas tunes.

Deck the Hall

Dec. 18
Colorado Springs Chorale at Ent Center for the Arts
Get ready for all of your favorite holiday singalongs and festive tunes as the Colorado Springs Chorale performs its 65th season holiday musical celebration.

Christmas Symphony

Dec. 19
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
The Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale come together to perform Christmas favorites and fun singalongs for the entire family to enjoy.

Colorado Vocal Ensemble performing at Wintersong.
Colorado Vocal Ensemble performing at Wintersong.

A Colorado Nutcracker

Dec. 21-22
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs plays Tchaikovsky’s masterwork as the Colorado Ballet Society and Colorado Youth Ballet perform a special Colorado Springs 150th anniversary rendition of the famed holiday story, set in 1907 at the Glen Eyrie home of city founder Gen. William J. Palmer.

New Year’s Eve Bash

Dec. 31
Colorado Springs Philharmonic at Pikes Peak Center for Performing Arts
Kick-off the new year at the Springs’ longest running New Year’s Eve celebration, and enjoy a night of jazz classics, Broadway hits and more.

New Year’s Eve – Expect the Unexpected

Dec. 31
Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers
Dance your way into 2022 with champagne, an all-you-can-eat buffet, dessert bar and live music. The swanky Jazz Trio plays at 7:30 p.m., and headliners SofaKillers keep the party going.

Favorites That Are Past

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Nov. 17
Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
The music of Mannheim Steamroller has been a part of favorite holiday playlists for decades, and the group is one of the most renowned Christmas music artists in the world. For only one night, you can experience the album that started it all as the band performs Mannheim Steamroller Christmas live in its entirety.

Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas

Nov. 18
Pueblo Memorial Hall
The Grammy Award nominee and acclaimed country singer and songwriter Michael Martin Murphey brings his signature Western sound to Pueblo Memorial Hall for a night of country Christmas performances.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Nov. 21
The Broadmoor World Arena
The famed progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Colorado Springs for another unforgettable, multisensory performance. The group will perform twice on Nov. 21 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and will feature classic favorites, including “O’ Come All Ye Faithful” and “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” with their signature electric-rock sound.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra putting on a colorful light show at their holiday concerts in Colorado Springs. Photo by Jason McEachern.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra putting on a colorful light show. Photo by Jason McEachern.

The Red Mountain Boys Holiday Kickoff Party

Nov. 24
Stargazers Theatre
This free winter concert — with a donation of two nonperishable food items — features the hot new bluegrass supergroup taking the Springs by storm with their four-part vocal harmonies and instrument mastery. All donations will go to the Care and Share Food Bank to support those in need during the holiday season.

Petite Nutcracker

Nov. 24-27
Colorado Ballet Society & Colorado Youth Ballet at PPLD Library 21c
Students of the Colorado Ballet Society perform three showings of a brief, 20-minute version of the classic holiday story.

The petite nutcracker perfomance courtesy of the Colorado Ballet Society.
The petite nutcracker performance courtesy of the Colorado Ballet Society.

The Nutcracker: Short & Sweet

Nov. 26-28
Colorado Springs Philharmonic at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts
Not too long and not too short, the Philharmonic, Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale and Oklahoma City Ballet perform a 60-minute rendition of the renowned holiday masterwork. It’s a perfect length for families.

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