Holiday Concerts in Colorado Springs

    Here’s how to jingle your way all the way through the holiday season with 32 holiday concerts in the Pikes Peak region.

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    Lindsey Stirling plays the Broadmoor World Arena. Photo courtesy Lindsey Stirling

    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. 

    All I Want for Christmas Is: More Olio

    Nov. 22 – Dec. 29, Butte Theater, Cripple Creek
    Cripple Creek’s Mountain Rep Theatre presents a full-length, musical revue based on local’s favorite silly songs and short comedic scenes.

    Lindsey Stirling

    Nov. 25, Broadmoor World Arena
    The electric violinist tops off holiday classics with her own touch of dubstep and dancing, which makes for a visually stunning show.

    Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

    Nov. 26-27, Ent Center for the Arts
    The Moscow Ballet brings its world-class artists, dazzling costumes, massive puppets and Christmas tradition to the Ent Center.

    The Hungry Farmer Bands’ Reunion

    Nov. 27, Stargazers Theater
    Band members from the 70s and 80s reunite under the dome theater for their annual Thanksgiving show. 

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    The Colorado Springs Philharmonic perform The Nutcracker with the Oklahoma City Ballet. Photo courtesy Pikes Peak Center.

    The Nutcracker

    Nov. 29 – Dec.1, Pikes Peak Center
    The Oklahoma City Ballet and Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale join the Philharmonic to bring to life the beloved characters of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece.

    Petite Nutcracker

    Nov. 29-30, Library 21c
    Students of the Colorado Ballet Society perform a 20-minute version of the holiday story.

    Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

    Dec. 5, Pikes Peak Center
    The beloved classic TV show comes to life as a stage musical, including Yukon Cornelius, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster and, of course, Rudolf.

    Madrigal Banquet

    Dec. 5-22, Glen Eyrie Conference Center
    Enter the Castle’s Great Hall and step into a festive and musical 16th century Christmas feast.

    Hazel Miller Band

    Dec. 6, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts
    Hazel’s voice will warm you up this winter in a soulful, celebratory evening with blues, gospel and global stylings.

    Trace Bundy’s Acoustic Holiday With Kaki King

    Dec. 6, Stargazers Theatre
    The virtuoso brings his dazzling guitar wizardry for the annual holiday show—this year with the genre-defying Kaki King.

    Suga Bear’s Holiday Kickoff Party

    Dec. 7, Stargazers Theatre
    Dance into the holiday season with the Motown, funk, dance and pop of Suga Bear and the Showtime Band.

    Colorado Springs Youth Symphony

    Dec. 7, Pikes Peak Center
    Standout young musicians of the Pikes Peak region set the mood for the season in this annual holiday celebration concert.

    Festival of Lessons and Carols

    Dec. 8, Shove Main Chapel
    A candlelight service of readings, carols and other songs from the Colorado Chamber Chorus.

    Tis the Season — Past, Present and Future

    Dec. 8
    The Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale takes the audience on a musical journey from old English carols of Victorian England to the holiday favorites of today.

    Holly & Ivy

    Dec. 9-10, Pikes Peak Center
    A free family-friendly concert by the Air Force Academy Band.

    Face Vocal Band

    Dec. 11, Pikes Peak Center
    The internationally-acclaimed all-vocal band from Boulder brings its holiday concert to town.

    Phil Vassar and Lonestar

    Dec. 12, Pikes Peak Center
    The country stars team up to play their hits and holiday tunes.


    Dec. 12, Stargazers Theater
    The electric string quartet of women break down barriers between classical, rock and pop music in their holiday show.

    Yule Be Naughty Too

    Dec. 12-22, Millibo Art Theater
    A holiday cabaret featuring aerial acrobatics, stellar vocals, comedy and surprises to bring some mischief to your season.

    Sound of Music

    Dec. 12 – Jan. 12, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
    The classic film comes alive on stage with music and imagination as Maria adventures with the seven von Trapp children and narrowly escapes the Nazis.

    Flying W Wranglers Christmas Show

    Dec. 13, Stargazers Theater
    Ride along with the Wranglers as they perform Western, country and gospel songs — all with holiday theme.


    Dec. 13-14 , Shove Memorial Chapel
    This cherished candlelight concert features music from medieval to modern, plus poetry, story and song, in the splendor of Shove Chapel. 

    Little London Winds Hanukkah Concert

    Dec. 14, Temple Shalom
    Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Hanukkah and Klezmer music by the Little London Winds . All faiths welcome.

    Christmas Joy

    Dec. 15, Pikes Peak Center
    First Presbyterian Church gathers its 150-voice choir, guest vocalist Alvy Powell, a full orchestra, big band, the Colorado Springs Children’s Chorale and more for a musical Christmas celebration.

    Messiah Singalong 

    Dec. 15, First Christian Church
    Join the annual singalong to Handel’s masterpiece, including the Hallelujah chorus, with soloists, strings, harpsichord and organ.

    Irish Christmas in America

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

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    Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy and family bring A Celtic Family Christmas to the Ent Center. Photo courtesy UCCS Presents.

    A Celtic Family Christmas

    Dec. 18, Ent Center for the Performing Arts
    Join award-winning fiddlers Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy and their children in a holiday celebration with Celtic melodies.

    Colorado Youth Ballet Nutcracker

    Dec. 20-23, Ent Center for the Arts
    Nearly 200 young performers create an enchanting 75-minute performance  of Tchaikovsky’s classic tale.

    Christmas Symphony

    Dec. 22, Pikes Peak Center
    Send your Christmas spirit soaring as the Colorado Springs Philharmonic performs Arcangelo Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, Handel’s Messiah and more.. 

    Cirque Musica Presents Holiday Wishes

    Dec. 26, Pikes Peak Center
    A full theatrical cirque events featuring a symphony orchestra, acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer.

    New Year’s Eve Broadway and Beyond

    Dec. 31, Pikes Peak Center
    Stage star Joshua Franklin joins the Philharmonic to ring in the new year with Broadway hits.

    New Year’s Eve Dance Party

    Dec. 31, Stargazers Theatre
    Countdown to midnight on the dance floor, accompanied by Suga Bear and the Showtime Band.