Just 11 miles or 20 minutes away from Idaho Springs you will find a hidden gem within Clear County, Georgetown , CO. Georgetown is home to many activities, shops, and sights but it is especially known for the Christmas Market held in December.
Visiting Georgetown means taking a step back through Colorado’s rich history with an abundance of significant sites and museums for all to explore. Self-guided walking tours of the town are available along with these guided tours. Website
Colorado’s Georgetown Christmas Market
Experience Christmas the way it was 100 years ago in the Old West at Georgetown Christmas Market. Saint Nicholas attends in traditional dress, as do Victorian carolers and dancers. There is a daily procession of the Santa Lucia, a traditional Neapolitan song.
Georgetown Christmas Market Victorian Couple
Victorian couple. Photo: Tom Pratt
6th Street in historic downtown is lined with twinkling lights, holiday wreaths and hopefully, convered with snow. The Christmas Market has been a special family gathering for generations, consider making it an annual tradition for you this season.
This outdoor European market is free admission and holiday entertainment. Enjoy roasted chestnuts, horse-drawn wagon rides, St. Nicholas, Santa Lucia Children’s Procession and Christmas Museum tours. Website