Denver at Night, Colorado
Denver, Colorado may be known for its beautiful mountains and outdoor activities, but once the sun sets, the city’s urban landscape transforms into a stunning display of lights and colors. As a photographer, you don’t want to miss out on the rich photographic opportunities that come to life during the holiday season, as the colored lights adorn every building and street corner downtown.
To make the most out of your night photography tour, you will be picked up from your hotel about an hour before sunset. Our first stop will be City Park, where you can capture Denver’s best view of the city and its skyline, with the Rocky Mountains providing a stunning backdrop and Ferril Lake serving as a perfect foreground. This location is an iconic spot that will allow you to capture the essence of Denver’s skyline as the sun sets behind it.
As the sun goes down, we’ll make our way back downtown, where you’ll have the opportunity to capture the holiday lights and vibrant energy of the city. Our tour destinations can include several stunning locations that are sure to leave a lasting impression on your photography portfolio.
The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest art museums in the country, featuring a vast collection of American Indian art, as well as contemporary and modern art from around the world. At night, the museum’s modern architecture and artistic lighting provide a unique photographic opportunity that is not to be missed.
Civic Park is one of Denver’s most popular parks and offers great views of the city skyline. At night, the park’s stunning lighting and water features create a beautiful and serene atmosphere that is perfect for capturing breathtaking photos.
Giant Blue Bear (convention center) The giant blue bear sculpture located outside the Colorado Convention Center is a fun and quirky sight that makes for an excellent photo opportunity. At night, the sculpture is illuminated, creating a unique and whimsical photo that is sure to stand out.
Denver Performing Arts Complex is one of the largest performing arts centers in the country and features stunning architecture and lighting that make for excellent nighttime photography. The complex is home to several theaters, including the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, the Buell Theatre, and the Boettcher Concert Hall.
Larimer Street is one of Denver’s most historic and vibrant streets, featuring a wide variety of bars, restaurants, and shops. At night, the street comes alive with colorful lights and bustling activity, making for great “street photography”
Union Station (train station) is a beautifully restored historic train station that serves as a hub for transportation in downtown Denver. At night, the station’s stunning lighting and architecture make for excellent photo opportunities.
Coors Field is the home of the Colorado Rockies and is one of the most picturesque ballparks in the country. At night, the stadium is illuminated, creating a stunning backdrop for capturing photos of the city skyline.
The 16th Street Mall is a pedestrian mall in downtown Denver that is lined with shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. At night, the mall’s unique lighting and street performers create a lively and colorful atmosphere that is perfect for capturing the energy of the city.
Remember, even if you’re not a photographer, the holiday lights and vibrant energy of Denver’s nightlife are not to be missed. With so many stunning locations to choose from, our night photography tour is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Denver. So pack your camera and join us for an unforgettable experience of exploring Denver’s vibrant nightlife through a photographer’s lens.