It’s a Colorado Christmas!

Celebrate the #SouthlandsPole with us @ShopSouthlands

This holiday season, we’re going BIG! Don’t miss all of our
special, seasonal decorations turning Southlands into Colorado’s answer to the North Pole. And we’re bringing BIG prizes, too!
Be sure you’re following us @ShopSouthlands all season long to stay up-to-date and in-the-know about what to see & what to win!




The Big Reveal

We can’t wait to kick off the holiday season, so we’re giving away prizes to celebrate!

Head over to @ShopSouthlands on Facebook & Instagram to follow
our BIG Colorado Christmas reveals leading up to the Holiday Hometown Parade. We have a whole tree full of prizes we can’t wait to give away!




Share Your Colorado Christmas Memories

Throughout the holidays, you won’t be able to miss all of our exciting new decorations. Be sure to get a picture with every single one you find and tag us @ShopSouthlands so we can like your photos, too! And in case you forget, you’ll find signs all around the property reminding you to capture a Colorado Christmas memory to last all year long.

And because we can’t get enough of the spirit of giving, when you tag us, you will be entered to win many of our random giveaways happening throughout the season!




The Pond

Enjoy winter ice skating with friends and family on The Pond daily! The Pond at Southlands is the center’s holiday destination featuring a natural ice rink. Open November 12- February 24.

• Admission: $8.50 (Ages 4+) or $3.50 (Ages 3 & under)
• Skate Rental: $2.50
• Group rates and corporate/ private parties available. Call (303) 928-7536 or email for information and reservations.

The Pond Hours:
• Monday-Thursday: 4-9PM
• Friday: 4-10PM
• Saturday: 11AM-10PM
• Sunday: 11AM- 7PM

The Pond Holiday Hours:
• Thanksgiving Day | Thursday, November 22, 2018: Closed
• Christmas Eve | Monday, December 24, 2018: 4-9PM
• Christmas Day | Tuesday, December 25, 2018: 1-10PM
• New Year’s Eve | Monday, December 31, 2018: 4-9PM
• New Year’s Day | Tuesday, January 1, 2019: Noon-10PM
• MLK Jr. Day | Monday, January 21, 2019: 11AM- 9PM
• President’s Day | Monday, February 18, 2019: 11AM-9PM
• All School Holidays: 11AM-10PM




Black Friday Scratch Off

For one day only, Southlands Black Friday Scratch Cards are here! The first 500 Black Friday shoppers to visit Holiday Guest Services will receive a Southlands Scratch Card. While supplies last. (AKA a FREE chance to win big!)

You won’t want to miss this! Prizes include Shopping Sprees up to $1,000, free treats, and so much more!
Visit Holiday Guest Services in the Santa Photo Experience on Main Street next to The Children’s Place to pick up yours.

Black Friday Hours: 8AM-5PM




Free Santa Photos

Free Photos with Santa
November 23 – November 29
Main Street, next to The Children’s Place

Because you’re at the top of the nice list, you’re invited to get a FREE photo with Santa.
Santa photos are free ONLY until November 29.
Starting November 30, you can still visit Santa and purchase photo packages all season long.

Free Santa Photos Hours:

• November 23: Parade – 9PM

• November 24: 12PM – 5PM

• November 25: 4PM – 8PM

• November 28 (Thanksgiving): CLOSED

• November 29: 12PM – 5PM




Santa Photo Experience

November 30 – December 23
Main Street next to The Children’s Place

Bring the kids and the family for a special visit with Santa! For Santa’s schedule and Photo Package pricing starting November 30, please visit




Free Santa Photo Bonus

November 30 – December 23

Purchase $200 or more at any participating Southlands retailer between November 30 and December 23 to receive a FREEE 5×7 photo with Santa.

*For participating retailers and complete details, visit:




Paws & Claus Nights

Wednesdays in December, 4PM – 7PM

Your furry friends love Santa just as much as we do! Dogs and cats only please.




Sensory Friendly Santa

December 7: 8AM – 10AM
At the Santa Photo Experience

Join us for a special, sensory-friendly visit with Santa for children and families with sensory processing disorders and/or autism.

Please RSVP by 12PM on Friday December 6th to (303) 627-5412 or




Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

This holiday season, Southlands has partnered with our friends from Aurora Warms the Night.

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Clothing Drive
Bring warm items including: mittens, gloves, hats, socks and scarves for those in need. Bring your donations or monetary contributions directly to Guest Services on Main Street next to The Children’s Place.




Saturday Craft Corner
Saturdays from November 30 – December 21
12PM – 3PM

Join us at Aurora Family YMCA for some memorable holiday crafting fun! Find Aurora Family YMCA on Main Street, next to Massage Envy. Free Event! We look forward to seeing you there!




Painting with Santa at The Paint Cellar

Come paint our adorable reindeer friend on canvas!

Cost: $38 per painter, paid in advance through the ticket link below.

Where: The Paint Cellar Studio

Our artists will take you through the creation of this painting, step by step. No painting experience required, just be ready to have some fun. Hot Cocoa and a treat will be available for you to sip with Santa. All painters must reserve a ticket. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Click here to purchase tickets!






The Pond

The outdoor ice skating rink at Southlands is THE coolest place to work this holiday season! Ice Rink Events is looking to fill several SEASONAL positions. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in achieving customer satisfaction.

All positions require willingness to help in all areas of daily operation. All positions require availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Part-time and full-time SEASONAL positions available. Skating is not mandatory in all positions!

1. Email
2. Make sure to state the position you are applying for in the SUBJECT LINE
3. Attach resume If no resume, give a brief summary of recent work
4. Be sure to include any experience directly related to this position


Cashier / Skate Counter

Ice skating skills not required.

Duties include:
• Completing credit card transactions or collecting cash & making accurate change
• Answer questions from guests and resolve any concerns
• Assist with handing out and collecting rental skates
• Standing, walking, lifting, twisting, and bending on a frequent basis


Skate Monitor

Ability to ice skate is required for this position.

Duties include:
• Ensuring the safety of guests on the ice
• Monitor facility usage, open and closing responsibilities, and minor ice maintenance
• Assist with special events
• Politely assert yourself when necessary to maintain a safe environment


Ice Technician

Must be mechanically inclined and a team player.

Duties include:
• Operate an ice resurfacing machine
• Care and maintenance of the ice surface
• Assist in all other areas of operation, as assigned
• Able to lift 50 lbs.


Santa Photos

Southlands’ Santa Photo Experience is hiring for the busy holiday season ahead. If you love people and kids especially, we are looking for you. Please follow the links below for more information and to fill out an application form for your preferred position.

Santa Staff Member

Santa Set Manager