Annual Events Calendar

Littleton, CO Events


Holiday Magic at Creek Side – A Family Event – Friday, December 1, 2023 – 5:30pm – 7:30pm. 

Come in and enjoy a hearty snack, cookies, cider and cocoa while exploring Holiday decorating ideas.  Check out the newest Poinsettias and festive Holiday greenery!  Be Inspired!  Catch the Holiday Spirit!

Santa is coming to Creek Side Gardens!  Arriving at 5:30, Santa will be in the Glasshouse to pose for photos and visit with your little ones for what they want for Christmas!

Live ‘Rein-Donks’ and a team of Sled dogs will be outside around the campfire!  The Gingerbread house will be all lit up and ready for pictures.

Christmas tree shopping available.  Shop for the perfect Christmas tree with your family.  Our Green Team will saw a fresh cut and load it onto your vehicle.






Small Business Saturday – Saturday, November 25, 2023

Support Creek Side Gardens, a local and family owned business.  Holiday gifts, fresh Christmas trees, holiday blooming plants and more!  Enjoy hot coffee, hot cider and cookies served all day.  Drawings will be held throughout the day.

10% OFF EVERYTHING in the store ALL DAY 9-5pm ONE DAY ONLY! 
Free, Fun, Live Holiday Demonstrations during the day:
  • 10:30am – Winter Porch pots – use your empty flower pots filled with soil to create a winter porch pot.  We will show you how to add cut fresh evergreens, pinecones, a bow and extras.
  • 11:00am – Holiday Fireplace Mantle Décor Ideas – join us around the Creek Side fireplace in the gift shop to see how to create a spectacular mantle scene in 2 completely different styles.
  • 12:30pm – Fresh Greenery Tabletop / Centerpiece décor – learn how to make a beautiful centerpiece with clipped greens, wet oasis block and add-ons like berries, twigs, pinecones, candles, bows and more.
  • 1:00pm – Poinsettia and Holiday Plant Care – you received a poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, or other holiday plant – now what?  How do I take care of it?  This informative talk will guide you and answer any questions that you may have.
A special night in our Gift Shop and Boutique of Holiday Shopping – Wednesday, November 1, 2023 – 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Get a jump on your gift selections for everyone on your list.  Stop in for some great holiday shopping while enjoying a glass of wine and a snack. Bring a friend!!  Raffle drawing.


Pumpkin Fest 2023 – Saturday, September 30 & Sunday October 1st – 10am – 3pm

Pumpkin Fest at Creek Side Gardens is full of fall mums, straw bales, cornstalks and of course pumpkins of all shapes sizes and colors creating a rich colorful fall tapestry that we love to immerse ourselves in.  We encourage you to bring the kids and bring your camera because the action never stops with the kids exploring the pumpkin patch!

Schedule of Events

FREE Hot Dogs, Chips & Lemonade served Saturday & Sunday from 11am- 1pm.

Games & Prizes Saturday & Sunday 10 – 3pm

Tractor Hay Rides Saturday & Sunday 10 – 3pm

Win a Pumpkin – Guess the Weight Contest – Saturday & Sunday 10 – 3pm

Kids Straw Maze Open Saturday and Sunday 10 – 3pm

  • Face Painting Saturday ONLY 10 – 2pm
  • Pet Rabbits & Ducks Saturday ONLY 10 – 3pm


At Creek Side Gardens, we strongly believe in the power of community connection and active participation to spread joy and happiness. That’s why we are excited to announce our upcoming free community events, designed to bring our community together and celebrate the changing seasons all year round!

Whether you are a nature lover, gardening enthusiast, or simply looking for a fun-filled day out with family and friends, we have something for everyone. From educational workshops on sustainable living to exciting seasonal festivals and markets, our community events are sure to offer something unique and memorable.

So mark your calendars and join us at Creek Side Gardens for a day of fun, learning, and connection with your community. We can’t wait to see you there!


Creek Side Gardens Flower Trials – Friday Aug. 11 – Sunday Aug. 13





Third Place – Dahlia “Passion Fruit”

Second Place – Coleus “King Henry”

First Place – Bidens “Blazing Star’



Thanks to everyone for coming out to vote!


Come out to VOTE and check out the Creek Side Gardens “Flower Trials”.

Every August, flower ‘breeders’ (such as Proven Winners) grow and showcase new varieties for the next growing season.  Colorado State University in Ft. Collins hosts one of the largest and most respected flower trial gardens in all the US.  Hundreds of industry professionals (including your Creek Side Green Team members) will visit the trial gardens for a formal evaluation of each of the 1200 flower varieties on trial.  This information is especially helpful as we are now making choices about what flowers to grow for 2024.


Trial Viewing and Voting

  • STARTS Friday, Aug.11th from 9-5pm
  • Saturday, Aug. 12th – 9-5pm and
  • ENDS Sunday, Aug. 13th – 9-12pm – pickup raffle tickets

Each day you can peruse our flower trials, vote on your top 3, take photos and enjoy yummy snacks and cold lemonade.

And the top 3 customer selections for 2024 are…?

  • Sunday, Aug. 13th – 1:00pm Winner announcements
  • Raffle – 1:30pm (must be present to win)
    • Raffle Items
      • 2024 New Variety Flower Pots
      • ‘Big Summer Color’ Pots
      • (1) Fall Porch Kit (available late September)
      • and more (TBD)
McTeggart Dancers for St. Patricks Day – Thursday March 16 – 4:00pm – CANCELLED DUE TO DANCER SHORTAGE…

St. Patricks Day at the GREENhouse – The oldest school of Irish dance in Colorado, the McTeggart Dancers have thrilled audiences across the state for over 40 years with rousing performances of traditional Irish dance.  Ranging in age from 4 to 24, the McTeggart Dancers are known for their intricate, colorful costumes as well as their fast feet and rhythmic precision.  See them LIVE in the Creek Side Gardens Glasshouse, bring the kids and celebrate St. Patricks Day!

Easter Egg Hunt & Pansy Planting – Saturday April 8 – 10AM SHARP!

A very fun and popular spring event is our Kid’s Day Easter Egg Hunt, which is held the Saturday morning before Easter Sunday at 10am SHARP!.  Kid’s hunt for hidden eggs throughout the Courtyard and Glasshouse areas and then plant a free pansy to take home, a sure sign of spring!