Holiday celebrations at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum

Festival of Lights Holiday Celebration at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum





The Museum wishes you a very merry holiday season!

December 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Tickets are only $10!

Make the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum part of your family’s holiday tradition! The Museum has teamed up with UCHealth to bring the residents of Olympic City, USA a day of fun!

Prior to the annual Festival of Lights Parade that takes place in downtown Colorado Springs, the Museum will be hosting a Festival of Lights holiday celebration. From noon until 5pm, the Museum will have athlete meet & greets, a beer garden, indoor curling, artifact demonstrations and even service puppies.

And that’s not all! To make your holiday visit a little sweeter, Museum regular admission tickets have been lowered to just $10 all day! And in the adjacent parking lot, the Park Union District will have a holiday tree farm and various activations along Sierra Madre Street and Vermijo Avenue.

Festival of Lights Celebration Schedule

9am-6 pm: $10 Museum admission tickets

12-5pm: beer garden; indoor curling; artifact demonstration; local singing/instrument performance groups; food trucks; vendor, maker, and non-profit booths; Christmas tree farm; hayrides

12-1pm: Xiao Gong, Paralympian (2020) Tokyo in shooting

1-2:30pm: Canine Companions

2-3pm: Ginny Thrasher, Olympian (2016) Rio in shooting

3-4pm: Samantha (Schultz) Achterberg, Olympian (2020) in modern pentathlon

4-5pm: Hailey Danz, 2x Paralympian (2016 and 2020) in triathlon

4-5pm: Kendall Gretsch, 3x Paralympian (2018, 2020 and 2022) in Nordic skiing and triathlon

5:50pm: Festival of Lights Parade

Once the activities at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum conclude, we encourage everyone to check out the Festival of Lights Parade, which starts at 5:50 p.m. The parade features nearly 100 beautifully lighted and decorated entries that will compete for top honors in their class. Bundle up and come on out to a dazzling display of lights, music and performances. View more parade information.

Make plans to come out and join in the holiday fun at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum!


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