“One of the Denver area’s most festive and glamorous events!”


#1 Top Pick For the Holidays

-Huffington Post

“Best Colorado Holiday Event”

– 5280 Magazine

Get ready to join the 1940s Ball, dance the night away and have your own reserved spot to return to, eat and rest whenever you would like! Pick a night or come both nights and stay in our room block -- the acts will vary each night! We can’t wait to see you for the BIG return!


Come celebrate the holidays with us!

Step back in time this Christmas for an unforgettably magical 40s & 50s holiday party that will bring back all the warmth & nostalgia of a more simple time!


Experience an enchanting evening of dancing with your sweetheart (or maybe meet one!), amidst 1940s and 50s vehicles, movie set lights and props, re-enactors, sleighs, Christmas trees, a canopy of lights and the most sought after big bands and vintage touring acts including East Coast's Jukebox Saturday Night, The Satin Dollz (coming all the way from Hollywood), Dandy Wellington (Coming straight from NYC), The Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra, the (19 piece), Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles and Bianca and the Flyboys with the Denver Dolls!


Check out all the entertainment here!


A holiday spectacle of dazzling lights, festive music, and dancing that will bring back the feeling of Christmas, just like the ones ‘you used to know!’

“We drove from Wisconsin for this amazing event and it did not disappoint. Had the time of our lives!”

Rebecca Brunner-Stroede

“We drove from Wisconsin for this amazing event and it did not disappoint. Had the time of our lives!”

Rebecca Brunner-Stroede

Watch the most iconic films of the 40s and 50s come to life as you sip a holiday cocktail and wander through The Columbia Inn!

You are going to feel just like you are in these legendary movies!

We’ll have a re-creation of the stage from the movie and the entrance to the Columbia Inn, Pine Tree, Vermont! A Count Your Blessings fireplace lounge area and the WWII stage scene from the movie where Bing sings White Christmas!

Enjoy our traditional gourmet 1940s style Christmas dinner, dance and watch the entertainment!

The best part? You’ll be celebrating this cherished era for a great cause! The 1940s Ball donates a portion of ticket sales to non-profits close to our hearts. We’re proud to have donated over $106,000 to our charities.

An Unforgettably Magical Holiday Party!


Climb aboard the 1940s Express and take a thrilling ride
back in time!  Get dolled up and explore and experience a
jazzy, swingin’ night out in the 1940s!

We’re so excited to just be named one of the top 21 living history events in the U.S.!

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