Mile High Holiday Mart 2013 – Get a Jumpstart on Holiday Shopping

Get ready – this weekend has a ton of cool events going on in and around the Denver area. One of which will help you get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping, so definitely mark your calendar!…or be one of those people rushing around with 1000s of your city friends finding gifts at the last minute… no thanks!

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Denver Skyline – Picture Courtesy of the Denver Junior League, Nov 2013

We’ll pick the latter, and show up to Denver Junior League’s Mile High Holiday Mart, running this Friday, November 22nd – Sunday, November 24th, 2013; children 12 and under are free, however tickets for adults range $10 (in advance) – $12 (at the door). Different than previous years, the event will be held at Denver Marriott Tech Center.

Per the Junior League’s website:

Public Shopping Hours
Friday, November 22nd: 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday, November 23rd: 9 am – 6 pm
Sunday, November 24th: 11 am – 4 pm

Flier Courtesy of the Denver Junior League, Nov 2013

Also take a look at the Junior League’s website for other special events happening at the Mile High Holiday Mart 2013.

This is a great way to not only kick off your extensive holiday shopping, but also to pick up some unique gifts from various local and guest vendors. Not sure about you, but it’s important for us to have unique gifts for our friends and family that they CANNOT find in department stores or other retail chains, not only because we are new to the area but also because we like to support our local Denver economy.

Denver Ski and Snowboard Expo – Faves

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Hope everyone got a chance to make it down to the Convention Center to check out the expo today! The two boards pictured were my favorites by High Society Freeride, an Aspen-based “global lifestyle brand aimed to serve those who live a lifestyle of physical expression”. I still have my very first board, which was a High Society Scarlet – so many great memories with that board! Hoping to get my hands on the special-edition Twin board pictured right.

Epic passes have been received, gear has been purchased and organized….. It’s time to shred, friends.

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo

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Tis the season for gearing up and going shredding – ski and snowboard season! Hopefully, everyone has their passes ready to rock; if you’re looking to pick up some new gear and want to find some great deals (40-75% off last year’s gear), check out the BEWI Ski and Snowboard Expo coming up on Friday, November 8th, 2013,  through Sunday, November 10th, 2013. Here’s the schedule

Friday, November 8 – noon to 10pm
Saturday, November 9 – 10am to 8pm
Sunday, November 10 – 10am to 6 pm

Ticket pricing is as follows, but you can score $2 off by riding the Light Rail:

$12, Children 12 and under are FREE (cash only); with purchase of ticket, you receive a fantastic Liftopia Gift Card for $10.
Each ticket is valid for one day.

Hope to see you there!