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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Celebrate the Season of the Star in Castle Rock

Storytellers and Reindeer Joint Graphic NEWS

Make sure the holidays are full of memories, magic and merriment. Join the Town to celebrate the Season of the Star.

This event series was created to help celebrate the warmth of our community and will make sure the season truly shines. Start a new tradition, and enjoy everything the season has to offer. More information is available at

Admission to Season of the Star events is free. Make holiday memories Downtown, and be sure to shop locally this season. Shopping locally helps fund key Town services like public safety, park maintenance and road improvements.

2018 Season of the Star events:

Storytellers and S’mores

Saturday, Dec. 8

5-7 p.m.

Festival Park

Don’t miss out on this holiday tradition. Santa, along with several friends, will be at Festival Park to read holiday favorites from our giant Storytellers Chair. Enjoy roasting marshmallows, s’mores, hot chocolate and other family friendly fun.

Reindeer Games

Friday, Dec. 14

3-6 p.m.

Philip S. Miller Park

He’s making a list and checking it twice. Do you know if you’ve been naughty or nice this year? Find out when Santa and his live reindeer transform Philip S. Miller Park into a winter-themed wonderland.

Enjoy kid-friendly activities including free cookies and hot chocolate, sleigh rides, outdoor games and an obstacle course in the Amphitheater. While supplies last, kids will receive an elf buddy at the end of the course. 

Plus, don’t miss the Winter Express train station at the Millhouse. Parents, be sure to bring a camera to snap photos with Santa.

Carriage Rides

Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 22

5-8 p.m.

Festival Park

Take in the magic of the holidays in Downtown Castle Rock. Free carriage rides will take place all season long. Board the carriage at Festival Park, and enjoy the holiday lights and decorations through Downtown. Rides are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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