Capture the Magic: Eight Unmissable Christmas Photo Spots in Downtown Rock Springs

Last Updated 11/29/2023


'Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than by capturing the festive spirit in Downtown Rock Springs? From the twinkling lights to the heartwarming decorations, the Downtown area transforms into a winter wonderland during Christmas. To make sure you don't miss any of the magic, here are the eight Christmas photo spots that should be on your must-visit list.

  1. The Mayor's Christmas Tree (Intersection of Elk and Grant Streets)

Start your Christmas photo journey at the heart of Downtown Rock Springs. The Mayor's Christmas Tree, standing tall at the intersection of Elk and Grant Streets, is adorned with dazzling lights and ornaments. Capture the spirit of community and togetherness against the backdrop of this magnificent tree.

  1. Downtown Gazebo (Corner of D and Broadway)

Head over to the charming Downtown Gazebo at the corner of D and Broadway. This iconic spot is beautifully decorated for the season, providing a picturesque setting for your holiday photos. The gazebo's festive atmosphere makes it a perfect backdrop for both solo shots and group pictures.

  1. Broadway Theater with Life-sized Nutcrackers (618 Broadway)

Add a touch of whimsy to your Christmas photo album by visiting the Broadway Theater adorned with life-sized nutcrackers. These classic holiday characters create a playful and festive ambiance, turning the theater into a magical setting for your photos.

  1. Rock Springs Historical Museum with Marguerite Santa (201 B Street)

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Rock Springs at the Rock Springs Historical Museum. Capture the holiday spirit with a photo of the Marguerite Santa, a cherished local tradition. The museum's unique setting and historical charm add a nostalgic touch to your Christmas snapshots.

  1. Horse-drawn Carriage Rides (501 S Main Street, Saturdays through December 16)

Experience the enchantment of the season with horse-drawn carriage rides, available on Saturdays through December 16 at 501 S Main Street. Whether you're riding in the carriage or capturing the magical moment from the sidelines, these festive rides offer a unique and memorable photo opportunity.

  1. The Magical Christmas Light Show (Elk Street Greenbelt)

Dazzling lights and synchronized displays await you at the Magical Christmas Light Show on Elk Street Greenbelt. As darkness falls, the area comes alive with a spectacular light show that provides a stunning backdrop for your nighttime holiday photos.

  1. Santa at the Downtown Gazebo (Corner of D and Broadway, Saturdays through December 16)

Santa Claus is coming to town, and he's making a special stop at the Downtown Gazebo on Saturdays through December 16. Capture the joy and excitement as children of all ages visit Santa, creating heartwarming and authentic Christmas memories.

  1. In Front of Festive Storefronts and Windows (Various Locations Throughout Downtown Rock Springs)

Wander through the enchanting streets of Downtown Rock Springs, where festive storefronts and windows showcase the creative and merry spirit of local businesses. This dynamic backdrop offers endless possibilities for capturing the essence of the season in your holiday photos.

As you embark on your Christmas photo adventure in Downtown Rock Springs, don't forget to share your captures with friends and family, spreading the joy and warmth of the season. Happy holidays and may your pictures be filled with the magic of Christmas!

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