Ring in 2012 with New Year's Eve Fireworks Downtown | Arts & Culture
DOWNTOWN DENVER – The sky will once again sparkle over the 16th Street Mall this New Year’s Eve with the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Downtown, presented by the Downtown Denver Partnership. Co-sponsors of the display are VISIT DENVER and the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District.
Two spectacular fireworks shows will occur at 9:00 p.m. and Midnight, taking place simultaneously at two undisclosed sites along the 16th Street Mall. It is recommended that viewers stand along the 16th Street Mall for optimal viewing.
The music and fun will also continue at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park, where a local DJ will perform live at the rink from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The Southwest Rink will open at 10:00 a.m. on New Year’s Eve and remain open until 11:00 p.m. It will reopen on New Year’s Day at 10 a.m. For more information, please visit www.SouthwestRink.com.
Create your own night on the town with a myriad of choices…music, theatre, dancing, dining, stunning fireworks and a stay at one of the many hotels offering New Year's Eve packages, starting at the Mile High price of $52.80 (upon availability). Visit www.VISITDENVER.com for more information.
Exploring Downtown Denver:
There is still time to extend your New Year’s Eve celebration by making hotel and restaurant reservations. From LoDo to Civic Center, you’ll find more than 300 restaurants and hotels to meet every preference. For information on Downtown Denver’s dining, shopping, lodging, parking and other amenities, please visit www.ExperienceDowntownDenver.com.
All RTD bus and light rail service is FREE on New Year’s Eve from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. on January 1st. Please note, between 8:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m., RTD light rail trains will NOT cross the 16th Street Mall. The 16th Street Mall Ride shuttles will stop temporarily during the two fireworks shows, and will continue running until 2:00 a.m. For more information on transit schedule changes, and alternative transit options, please visit www.RTD-Denver.com.
Fireworks Production Information:
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Downtown is a public event produced by Downtown Denver Events, Inc. The two fireworks shows are created and managed by Western Enterprises.
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