EVENTS

Mardi Gras Celebration | February 17 & 18, 2017

Come to Downtown Littleton to celebrate Mardi Gras. Area restaurants will be serving menus with Cajun flair. There is also live music and "bead bars" where you can purchase your personal Mardi Gras decor. Details can be found on the Downtown Littleton Facebook Event page.


Ladies Only Sample Tour | May 4, 2017

Complete details on the LOST web site


Block Party | June 10, 2017

Experience Downtown Littleton's charm at the Annual Littleton Main Street Block Party. A family-friendly and fun evening with two fireworks shows, the Block Party runs from 6:00 to 11:00pm. More details on our Facebook event page or call 303-795-5006.


Turkey Leg and Wine Hoedown | July 21 & 22, 2017

Wear your overalls or Daisy Dukes and join us for two nights of turkey bowling, live music, tubing in the lazy river and great food. A strange and wonderful family event. 6 to 11pm | Located in the parking lot at Reinke Brothers | Admission $5.00 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 6 to 12, ages 5 and under are free. More details on our Facebook event page or call 303-795-5006.


Western Welcome Week | August 11 to 20, 2017

The annual cel­e­bra­tion begins on Friday and con­tinues for nine days. Saturday's Festival Day includes the Littleton Firefighter's Children's Parade, Grand Parade, annual Arts & Crafts Fair and con­ces­sions by local civic groups. More info at the Western Welcome week Website


Littleton Twilight Criterium | August 5, 2017

Held in Downtown Littleton, the Criterium will benefit Doctors Care this year. The race serves as a national event sanctioned by USA Cycling and is part of the National Criterium Calendar. This is the fourth year the race will be held in Downtown Littleton.The best competitors from the country will race on a 1.3 km closed-circuit course winding through Downtown Littleton. Racers will reach almost 40 mph on the course! Racing will start at 3:30pm and finish under the lights at 10:30 p.m. There will be more than 400 riders at the event. Race announcers will commentate on the action and provide insight for spectators at the start/finish line on Main Street. There will be a festival atmosphere as food, drinks and music will be available on the streets into the evening. For more information, visit LittletonRocks.com.


End of Summer Sidewalk Sale | August 26, 2017

Stroll the streets of Historic Downtown Littleton and visit old-time favorites as well as new merchants. Fun for the family and BIG savings! Join in the savings from 10am to 5pm.


Zombie Crawl & Pig Roast | October 7, 2017

Get your Zombie on and join us for the 6th Annual Zombie Crawl. It starts at noon at the Woodlawn Shopping Center (1500 W Littleton Blvd). Zombies follow a Dixieland band west on Littleton Blvd and through downtown Littleton. The Crawl ends with a free Pig Roast for all Zombies at Reinke Brothers. No charge to participate - only zombie attire. Sponsored by Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Association. For more information, call 303-795-5006.


Pumpkin Poles & Goat Show | Oct 16 -31, 2017

Halloween begins with the creation of Pumpkin Poles by the downtown merchants. They will be on display October 16 through Halloween (depending on the condition of the pumpkins) and will be located throughout downtown on Main, Alamo and Prince Streets. Visit early in the month! You don't want to miss these one-of-a-kind creations.


Goblin Give Out | October 28, 2017

Hey Kids! Wear your Halloween Costumes and Trick or Treat at participating merchants throughout Downtown Littleton. 12:00 - 5:00 pm.
Sponsored by the Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Association.


Candlelight Walk | November 24, 2017

This Littleton tradition is a festive evening of holiday lights and music for the whole family. Sip hot cider, listen to holiday music and see reindeer! Donations of non-perishable food for Inter-Faith Community Services are accepted during the evening as well as toys for the Arapahoe Santa Claus Shop. Main Street merchants stay open late for those who want to start their holiday shopping.

Santa Claus and his sleigh will start down Main Street at 6:30pm magically illuminating more than one million lights in the trees as he passes each block. When he reaches the end of Main Street, Santa throws the switch on the big Christmas Tree in the plaza. After that, he will make his way to Town Hall Arts Center for photos and to listen to the first wishes of the season. Main Street closes to vehicle traffic at 4pm on this day. The live reindeer are sponsored by Bradford Auto Body and Western Welcome Week. For more information, call 303-795-3863.


Small Business Saturday | November 25, 2017

LOCAL IS GOOD! In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses. This day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The single day has grown into a powerful movement and more people are taking part than ever before. This year, the big day is November 26. You've heard that patronizing local business is good. But really, what's the big deal?

It may seem that buying distantly produced goods is the way to go to keep your budget under control. However, along with lower prices comes the added cost of repercussions on the environment and impacts on the economic well being of your community, your neighbors, your friends and, ultimately, you. There's a lot of research out there and it can be easily categorized into three headings: 1. Economic Multiplier Effect - Businesses in your town buy more often from other businesses in your town which recirculates more money in your region. Since many business owners live right there in your community, the profits stay in your economy. 2. Sustainability - When you purchase goods made closer to your home, it reduces fossil fuel use, shortens the supply chain and uses less packaging. Nothing bad about any of those things. 3. Community - Local entrepreneurs are more connected to your community and more likely to support community projects. Why? Because just like you, they also have hobbies, go to events, volunteer, dine at local favorite restaurants and donate to favorite local causes.


Holiday Shopping Night | December 2, 2017

Downtown Littleton Merchants will remain open 5:00 - 9:00 pm. Enjoy the lighted Main Street while holiday shopping. Special offers and extended hours from many of Downtown Littleton shops.

Monthly Meetings

  • Historic Downtown Littleton Merchant Association Meeting
    First Wednesday of the month.
    8 to 9am Town Hall Arts Center

  • Historic Downtown Littleton Merchant Association Board of Director Meeting
  • Third Tuesday of the month.
    6:15 to 7:30pm Elks Lodge

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