Schweiger Ranch is presenting its annual Austrian Christmas and Christkindl Markt on Saturday, December 2nd from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Visit Santa Claus and his real reindeer, take a horse drawn carriage ride, and enjoy authentic Austrian food and music. Stop by the Christkindl Markt for presents that will add a local handcrafted touch to your gift giving. The event culminates with the awe and wonder of the annual holiday tree lighting.
Please note dogs are not allowed at this event.
This is a FREE Ticketed Event – REGISTRATION REQUIRED. | Registration details coming soon.
11:00 am | Gates Open
11:00 am – 4:00 pm | Visit Santa Claus (Please note Santa will take periodic breaks throughout the day)
11:00 am – 4:00 pm | Carriage Rides (see details below)
11:00 am – 4:45 pm | Face Painting
11:00 am – 4:45 pm | Kids Crafts with South Suburban Parks & Rec
11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Visit Santa’s Reindeer
11:00 am – 5:00 pm | Christkindl Markt
4:55 pm | Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
5:00 pm | Event Concludes
Pre-registration for carriage rides is not required. Choose from an intimate 6-person carriage with friends and family or join others for a wagon-style experience. Carriage rides are available from 11:00 am through 4:00 pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note, Carriage rides will be closed periodically throughout the day to allow breaks for the horses.
Handcrafted items made special for the event.
General parking is located in the RTD RidgeGate Station parking garage directly across the street from Schweiger Ranch. Enter the RTD parking garage from the north entrance. Street crossing is accessible at the RTD south entrance driveway, directed by a Lone Tree Community Safety Officer. For the safety of pedestrians and vehicles, please only cross in designated areas. Golf cart/shuttle service is available from the RTD south surface lot. See parking map for all designated locations.
Handicap Parking is available in the Schweiger Ranch parking lot just inside the driveway.