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Highlands Ranch Events 

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Comedy Night 
Enjoy a comedy performance at Southridge! This program will treat you to an evening of laughs and comedy relief. Featuring Comedy Works' Elliot Woolsey! Elliot Woolsey is a larger-than-life stand-up comedian from Denver, Colorado. Towering at an unnatural 6-foot-5, and weighing in at barely healthy 250 pounds, Elliot’s high-energy, commanding stage presence, and relatable material has made him a rising star in the Denver comedy scene. Elliot is the winner of the 2012 Comedy Works new faces contest and has become a regular at the club, opening for amazing acts like T.J Miller, Todd Glass, and Josh Blue. 
Comedy Night: 
Snacks and a cash bar available. 21+ show, must have ID to purchase and consume alcohol.
Location: Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Rd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 the day of the event, if not sold out. Must be 21+ to attend.
Advance tickets must be purchased online. If not sold out, tickets will be available at the door for a higher price. All ticket sales are subject to service fees. All ticket sales are final and no refunds will be issued.

Easter Egg Hunt
Hop on over to Northridge Park for the annual Easter egg hunt! Remember to bring your basket to collect all the goodies to take home. Bring your camera because there is even a special appearance by the Easter Bunny! It’s a family event with a hunt for children ages 1 to 11 years old. Come early – parking is limited, and the hunt begins at 10:00 am – SHARP! This event is FREE!
Weather: The event is held outside — rain, snow* or shine!
Location: Northridge Park, 8800 Broadway, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Business Vendors: Want to join in the fun? Vendor applications coming soon! Please note that only child-related businesses are allowed to participate.

Classic Car Show
The 21st annual Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association Classic Car Show returns on June 12! Have fun in the sun with great cars, food, music and more! The Classic Car Show features cars from all eras and types such as Classic, European, Hot Rod, Muscle, motorcycles, trucks and everything in between. This is an extraordinary weekend activity that's fun for all ages and free to the public!
Classic Car Show: 
Car Owners: Register your classic, antique, or new car! Registration is $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the event. 
Vendors: Interested in being a vendor at this event? Fill out an online application coming soon!
Location: Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 Grace Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Summer Sippers
Join the HRCA and Davidsons Beer, Wine & Spirits in June for a our new and improved Summer Sipppers! This new event will get you in the mood for a summer with a line up of wines, seltzers, ciders, beer and more that are perfect for summer parties or enjoying by the pool! Enjoy a wonderful June evening sampling great summer drinks and pair it with food from some of our favorite food trucks. Grab your friends and plan your summer drinks out for the whole season! Food will be available for purchase from food trucks.
Location: Eastridge Recreation Center (back lawn); 9568 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 at the door; if not sold out. Must be 21+ to attend this event. No children or infants.

July 4 Parade
The Highlands Ranch Community Association’s July 4 Parade is designed to appeal to families and to bring the community together to celebrate our nation’s birth. The first leg of the parade is the Family Pet and Bike Parade (.2 miles) followed by the 1.02-mile Community Parade.
Family Bike and Pet Parade: The HRCA Family Bike and Pet Parade, for children ages 2 through grade 6, allows families to get into the Independence Day spirit; dress yourself, kids, the pet, and bikes, in red, white, and blue. Families stay together. Families may then find a place to watch the Community Parade.
8:30 am: Everyone participating in the family bike and pet parade line up in the street that runs between Garbanzo Restaurant and Raising Cane's (9285 Hepburn St.)
8:45 a.: Family Bike and Pet Parade begins
9:00 am: Community Parade begins

Fourth of July Fireworks 
This year HRCA will continue to provide a spectacular display of fireworks for our community at Highlands Heritage Park. Bring your own lawn games and activities! Food trucks will be available beginning at 6:00 pm. Please bike, walk, and ride share whenever possible, as no shuttles will be provided. Please note that there will no longer be organized activities or live bands at the park.
Time: The fireworks display begins at approximately 9:30 p.m. from the south end of Highland Heritage Park.
Location: Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S. Quebec, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Tequila and Tacos
Enjoy an afternoon filled with tacos and tequila! Join the HRCA and Davidsons Beer, Wine, and Spirits for our new and improved tasting event featuring tacos, tequila, margaritas, and other tequila cocktails. Here’s your chance to taste some great tequila and cocktails. This year we will be moving outside and growing our event even bigger and better! Grab your friends and purchase your tickets now!
Location: Eastridge Recreation Center (back lawn); 9568 University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Tickets: $45 in advance; $50 at the door, if not sold out. You must be 21+ to attend. IDs will be checked at the door. No children or Infants.

Film in the Park
On select Friday nights in August, the HRCA shows a movie* in the park, so bring blanket or lawn chair and join us for Film in the Park. Showtime is around dusk (approximately 8:30 pm), and admission is free!
Movie: TBA
Movie snacks: available for purchase from Cornzapoppin.
Location: Civic Green Park, 9370 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
2021 Film in the Park Movies*

5K: Put on your lederhosen and your running/walking shoes, and join us as we kick-start the annual Highlands Ranch Community Association's Oktoberfest event in Town Center with the Oktoberfest 5K! Race starts at 9:00 am. 

Gather your family and friends together for this great cultural event with German food, music, and, of course, great biers from Paulaner. And don't forget the live entertainment! It’s an evening of non-stop entertainment for the kids, too. Children will enjoy magic, balloons, and games until their hearts are content. New this year, grab your friends and play a game of Hammerschalgen!
Location: Town Center South; 9288 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Live German music
Live rock music
German dancing
Games, rides, inflatables for the kids
Dachshund Races* – Gift baskets for the first-, second-, and third-place winners; and prize for best-dressed Dachshund!

*Dachshund Races: Don't miss the Annual Dachshund Races sponsored by Baxter Boo! Enter your Dachshund, or just come to watch the fun! Registration 2:30-3:00 pm. Races begin at 3:00 pm sharp! 

Entertainment Schedule (times and activities subject to change):
1:05-1:35 pm: German Dance Performance
1:30-2:00 pm: Dachshund Race Registration
2:00-2:30 pm: Dachshund Races
2:30-3:00 pm: German Dance Performance
3:00-5:00 pm: German Band (SqueezePlay)
5:00-5:30 pm: Stein Hoisting Contest
5:45-9:00 pm: Rock Band (TBD)

Fall Craft Show 
This two-day show features handcrafted items that have been lovingly created by local artists. All artists have gone through a rigorous jury process to determine their eligibility to participate in this show. Criteria used by the jury includes uniqueness of product, quality of craftsmanship, booth display, and pricing. You will be delighted at the creativity shown in their work. Items exhibited include jewelry, bath products, pottery, wooden crafts, floral arrangements, wreaths, precious baby and children's articles, fused class, hand-knit scarves, shawls, and a multitude of other objects of art and apparel. The Fall Craft Show is the perfect place to find that unique, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gift. Admission is free and open to the public. 
Vendor Applications: Interesting in being a vendor at the Fall Craft Show? Fill out an application online! All sales are final – no refunds will be given for any reason.
Location: Eastridge Recreation Center, 9568 University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Free admission

Classical Music Series
The Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association is proud to present a three-part series of classical music showcasing the rich history of the mansion. Each evening includes an hour open house for self-guided mansion tours and light appetizers. The performances are set to be intimate in the solarium filled with the history of the mansion.
Doors open: 5:30 pm
Location: Highlands Ranch Mansion; 9500 E. Gateway Dr., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 at the door, if not sold out.
Advance tickets must be purchased online. If not sold out, tickets will be available at the door for a higher price. All ticket sales are subject to service fees. All ticket sales are final and no refunds will be issued.

Breakfast with Santa: 
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season and enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa Claus as he travels the globe to visit Eastridge. Bring your appetite for the best breakfast and sausage on this side of the North Pole. The "Jolly Ole Elf" and his merry elves arrive at 9:00 am to listen to every good child’s special wish for Christmas. Children may also enjoy creating crafts and listening to festive holiday music and stories from Mrs. Claus in Santa’s Workshop!
9:00 am – Santa Claus arrives to Eastridge
9:00-9:30 am – Breakfast and visiting with Santa
9:30-10:30 am – Photos with Santa* and story time with Mrs. Claus
*Please limit photos to one per family so everyone has a chance!
Location:  Eastridge Recreation Center, 9568 University Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO
Tickets: Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, if not sold out. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. 

Lone Tree Events
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Backyard Beats Concert Series
This FREE concert series has featured many great regional bands along with some nationally touring acts such as The Samples, Freddy Jones Band, The Band of Heathens and The SteelDrivers, to name a few! Hosted at some of the various exceptional, outdoor spaces Lone Tree has to offer, enjoy a night of great music, tasty eats from local food trucks and restaurants, and of course a Kids' Corner in your very own backyard!
Independence Day Celebration
Each year the City of Lone Tree puts on an Independence Day Celebration that provides entertainment and activities that will bring out the kid in all of us! Enjoy interactive games and activities, food trucks, great music and more! We end the evening with a spectacular fireworks display that will leave you oohing and aahing!
Schweiger Ranch Fall Festival
Celebrate the fall in Lone Tree as the historic Schweiger Ranch plays host to the annual Fall Festival, presented by the City of Lone Tree and the Schweiger Ranch Foundation. The fall family tradition’s of pumpkin patches, horse carriage rides, s’more roasting and ranch exploration is just minutes from the bustling center of Lone Tree. Unique to the city, this historic, working ranch gives the feeling of stepping back in time and seeing the past first hand through guided tours of the preserved buildings and the land itself. This fall festival is unlike any other and is sure to have a little something for everyone!

Merry Days
The holidays are in the air here in Lone Tree! Come celebrate the most wonderful time of the year as we light the City Holiday Tree for the season, and join many of our community partners in bringing the holiday spirit to the City of Lone Tree.

Due to the current status of the COVID-19 virus, we are acting with an abundance of care to make our environment as safe as possible for our guests. We are working with our local and national public health-care authorities to take proactive measures. We are planning these events proactively, but details might change as the event approaches to follow guidelines. Please check back often for the most up-to-date information.