WinterFest 2020: December 11, 2020 – May 1, 2021

The Colorado Chautauqua presents WinterFest 2020, an extended event designed for your family’s safety in Boulder’s most magical setting!


“We had such a special time enjoying all of the WinterFest activities, hiking, and just relaxing as a family in the cozy cottage.
We made some very magical memories with our two little boys at Chautauqua this year!” – Brigid, Louisville, CO

“Winterfest is now officially an annual event for my family.” – Sophie, Boulder, CO

“Winterfest was truly spectacular. My young boys spent all of Friday evening and Saturday during the day enjoying all Chautauqua had to offer.” – Lauren

WinterFest Lodging Discount

Enjoy all WinterFest has to offer with a 10% lodging discount on our socially distanced cottages between December 11 2020 and January 31 2021. Use promo code WFEST when reserving your stay HERE!


COVID-19 Precautions

This event is intentionally extended over several months to facilitate social distancing. There is no need to come on opening day.
Please wear a mask on the Chautauqua campus when six feet of distance cannot be maintained.
See below for specific event and location COVID 19 visitor instructions.

Art In The Park Bear Walk

• The bear map will be available on December 11.
• You may start your walk at any of the bears and proceed in any order.
• If there is already a party at a bear, please move on to a different bear or wait at least 6ft away.
• Masks are required when viewing the bears if you cannot maintain 6ft of distance from others.

Cyber Scavenger Hunt

• Download the Loquiz app, then use the QR codes on any campus sign to activate the game.
• Begin the game at any icon to avoid lines.
• If you see a party already at a PIN, please move on to the next PIN or maintain a six-foot distance.

Maps and Directions

• For maps and directions to Chautauqua, click HERE.

Press Release

WinterFest Press Release
November 17, 2020