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Winter Wonderlights

Winter Wonderlights will take place from November 18, 2017 through January 7, 2018 at the Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra, just east of the Promenade Shops retail center at U.S. Highway 34 and Interstate 25.

Each night from 5-9 PM, visitors will revel in holiday string lights, twinkling bulbs, LED mappable snowflakes, illuminated African stone sculptures, the only 20’ LED mappable Christmas Tree in the state and 30-minute music and light shows. In addition to nightly lighting attractions, special weekend programming at the winter event from 5-9 PM Saturdays and 5-7 PM Sundays includes: Colorado’s largest inflatable igloo, weekend food and retail vendors, and exceptional performances sprinkled throughout the event calendar.

The event is free and open to the public. Canned food donations are suggested to benefit the Larimer County Food Bank.

See the schedule below for free promo nights full of great giveaways!

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE – MAIN STAGE

Be sure to come out November 18 for the special kick-off celebration. The inaugural lighting will take place at 5:30 PM immediately following the welcome by Mayor Pro Tem Overcash and the ribbon cutting ceremony by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce. Below is the current schedule of events, but check back often for updated performance schedules.

  5:00 – 5:30 PM 6:00 – 6:30 PM 7:00 – 7:30 PM 8:00 – 8:30 PM
Nov. 18 Purrrfect Harmony Mountain View Choir Rocky Mountain Golden Girls Baton Academy  Magic Show  Magic Show
Nov. 19 Dance Factory Dance Factory N/A N/A
Nov. 25 Spinphony Spinphony Spinphony Spinphony
Nov. 26 Loveland Dance & the Conservatory Harrington Arts Alliance N/A N/A
Dec. 2 A Dance Place Kutandara Marimba Experience Kutandara Marimba Experience The Studio
Dec. 3 Lighthouse Dance Lighthouse Dance N/A N/A
Dec. 9 Roosevelt High School Rhythm Bandits Immersion Dance Ensemble
Dec. 10 Kutandara Marimba Experience Kutandara Marimba Experience N/A N/A
Dec. 16 Chappelow Magnet School Orchestra Chappelow Magnet School Jazz Band
Dec. 17 Union Colony Elementary School Choir N/A N/A

Click here if you are a performance group/organization and would like to participate in the event.

OTHER PROGRAMMING 

A variety of entertainment, vendors and food will be available inside the 40′ inflatable igloo and on-site at Chapungu Sculpture Park. Some highlights include Lowe’s Build & Grow activities, on-site radio remotes from iHeart Media’s 96.1 KISS-FM, BIG 97.9 and their street team, Mary’s Mountain Cookies sugar cookie decorating, face painting, appearances by princesses, free food samples from P.F. Chang’s, glitter tattoos, balloons artists, free gelato samples from Paciugo, coffee and hot chocolate from the Human Bean, Heaven’s Popcorn, Loveland Visitors Center, photo opportunities, and much more.

Nov. 18 Colorado Eagles Chicks
Funnels Restaurant & Food Truck – gourmet funnel cakes*
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
iHeart – 96.1 KISS-FM
Mary’s Mountain Cookies – sugar cookie decorating
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – face painting*, princesses
Nov. 19 Colorado Candy Company – cotton candy*
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
Mary’s Mountain Cookies – sugar cookie decorating
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – balloons*, glitter tattoos*
Nov. 25 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
iHeart Street Team
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – face painting*, princesses
The Waffle Lab – waffles*
Nov. 26 Colorado Candy Company – cotton candy*
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – balloons*, glitter tattoos*
Dec. 2 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
iHeart – BIG 97.9 FM
Lowe’s – build and grow activities (limited to first 50 people)
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – face painting*, princesses
Dec. 3 “B” Sweet Cupcakes – cupcake decorating*
Colorado Candy Company – cotton candy*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Lowe’s – build and grow activities (limited to first 50 people)
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – balloons*, glitter tattoos*
Dec. 9 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
iHeart Street Team
Lowe’s – build and grow activities (limited to first 50 people)
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – face painting*, princesses
Dec. 10 “B” Sweet Cupcakes – cupcake decorating*
Colorado Candy Company – cotton candy*
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – balloons*, glitter tattoos*
Dec. 16 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
iHeart Street Team
Lowe’s – build and grow activities (limited to first 50 people)
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
PF Chang’s – food samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – face painting*, princesses
Dec. 17 “B” Sweet Cupcakes – cupcake decorating*
Colorado Candy Company – cotton candy*
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Human Bean – hot chocolate and coffee*
Paciugo Gelato – gelato samples
RJ’s Amazing Entertainment – balloons*, glitter tattoos*
Dec. 23 iHeart Street Team
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Dec. 24 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Dec. 30 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Dec. 31 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Jan. 6 iHeart Street Team
Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*
Jan. 7 Heaven’s Popcorn – kettle corn*

*While the event is free, activities marked with an asterisk are an additional cost

PROMO NIGHT GIVEAWAYS

The giveaways below will be given away to the first people at the event starting at 5 PM on the following dates. Please limit 1 item per person per night.

Nov. 18 Bam glowstick for first 500 people
Nov. 19 Glow bracelet for first 250 people
Nov. 25 Snowflake glow wand for first 500 people
Nov. 26 Glow bracelet for first 250 people
Dec. 2 Holiday specs from Lowe’s for first 300 people
Dec. 3 Glow bracelet for first 250 people
Dec. 9 Light up pendant necklace for first 500 people
Dec. 10 Glow bracelet for first 250 people
Dec. 16 Bam glowstick for first 500 people
Dec. 17 Glow bracelet for first 250 people

LODGING PACKAGES

The Embassy Suites Loveland Hotel & Conference Center has a special Winter Wonderlights package available. Celebrate the season with lights, hot chocolate, and shopping! Warm up with four grande hot drinks (choice of Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Latte, or Drip Coffee) and one $50 giftcard for the Shops at Centerra. With an on-site spa, pool and restaurant, manager’s reception each evening, and custom made-to-order breakfast, this hotel has everything you love! Book your stay now.

Residence Inn by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, and Hampton Inn by Hilton are also offering Winter Wonderlights packages. Each package will include 4 gift certificates for hot cocoa at Paciugo and 4 passes to the ice skating rink at the Promenade Shops at Centerra. Call the hotel directly to book your stay. Residence Inn: 970-622-7000; Fairfield Inn: 970-461-1000; Hampton Inn: 970-593-1400

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Attendees can park in the parking lots between Promenade Shops at Centerra and Chapungu Sculpture Park. However, the main entrance to the event is nearest to Macy’s on the north side of the park. Most of the activities and light shows will take place near the main lawn area and on the stage. Food vendors will be in the small blocked off parking lot near Macy’s. Food bins for canned good donations will be near the entrances.

For additional questions, please call 970-667-3882.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Thank you to all of the companies below for helping us make this event possible!