Colorado's Festive Celebrations Ring In 2014 In Style

Dec 10, 2013, 10:07 ET from Colorado Tourism Office

DENVER, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From illuminating torchlight parades and a decadent snowshoe dinner, to dazzling fireworks displays and memorable train excursions, an unforgettable New Year's festivity can be found in Colorado. For more information, visit

Beaver CreekCelebrate the new year at Beaver Creek's Family New Year's Eve Carnival, which features a glow stick ski down, torchlight parade, games, dancing and fireworks over the village.

BoulderWelcome 2014 in Boulder at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at the Boulder Reservoir with hundreds who have faced the icy 39-degree water for more than 30 years.

BreckenridgeVisit the town of Breckenridge this New Year's Eve for live music, special restaurant menus, bar parties, concert and a traditional torchlight parade.

Canon City – Toast to the new year during New Year's Eve Dinner in the Dome on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. The train's executive chef will serve a three-course dinner in the Vista Dome while patrons take in the beauty of the canyon at night.

Crested ButteGreet 2014 during ArtWalk Evening with light refreshments, music and on-site artists in Crested Butte's historic downtown. Guests can ski or snowshoe to Magic Meadows to imbibe and feast on a five-course New Year's Eve Yurt Dinner and dance to live music.

DenverWatch two spectacular fireworks shows light up the Mile High City on New Year's Eve at 9 p.m. and midnight.

DurangoFor Premium and Deluxe class passengers onboard the 2014 New Year's Day Train, a hot brunch buffet, live music and desserts help usher in the new year while ambling along the Animas River's winter landscape.

Fort CollinsThe First Night Fort Collins non-alcoholic event will feature diverse entertainment that includes performing acts, interactive craft projects, street performers, storytelling and more.

Glenwood SpringsThose seeking an alcohol-free and family-friendly New Year's Eve should head to Glenwood Hot Springs' annual New Year's Eve Celebration.

Telluride – From 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., celebrate the start of 2014 in Telluride to take in the annual torch light parade and grand fireworks display.

Vail A beloved tradition in Vail, the New Year's Eve Torchlight Ski Down during Family Holidaze features Vail Ski and Snowboard School skiers and boarders who form a glowing train as they ski down Golden Peak.

Contact:            Roland Alonzi / 646-442-6765,

SOURCE Colorado Tourism Office