One Denver Christmas Display Named Among the Best in America by U.S. News

By Shawn Patrick on December 1, 2023
(Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

There are a ton of ways to get festive this holiday season in Denver, but only one display was named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the 25 best Christmas light displays and tours of 2023.

Denver Botanic Gardens’ Blossom of Lights was the only Colorado destination mentioned on the list from the popular publication this year. 

Blossom of Lights is open now until Jan. 7, 2024.

Here’s the full list of the 25 locations, in no particular order:

  • Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: Boothbay, Maine
  • Dyker Heights light displays: Brooklyn, New York
  • ZooLights at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo: Washington, D.C.
  • Koziar’s Christmas Village: Bernville, Pennsylvania
  • Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens: Wheaton, Maryland
  • Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Resort & Gardens: Pine Mountain, Georgia
  • Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights: Various cities in Louisiana
  • Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens: Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
  • Nights of Lights: St. Augustine, Florida
  • Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Theodore, Alabama
  • Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Pigeon Forge Winterfest: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
  • Christmas Town USA: McAdenville, North Carolina
  • Austin Trail of Lights: Austin, Texas
  • River of Lights at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • World of Illumination at Tempe Diablo Stadium: Tempe, Arizona
  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum: Lisle, Illinois
  • An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City: Branson, Missouri
  • Blossoms of Light and Trail of Lights at Denver Botanic Gardens: Denver, Colorado
  • Zoo Lights at Oregon Zoo: Portland, Oregon
  • Enchanted Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens: Flintridge, California
  • Glittering Lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Winter Garden aGlow at Idaho Botanical Garden: Boise, Idaho
  • Village of Lights: Christmastown: Leavenworth, Washington

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