9NEWS Parade of Lights Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors and partners!

Title Sponsor


Catch all the excitement on the 9NEWS Parade of Lights telecast on 9NEWS!

Friday, December 2, 8:00-9:00pm (LIVE)

Presenting Sponsor

American Furniture Warehouse

Under the direction of Jake Jabs, President and CEO, American Furniture Warehouse celebrates its 41st anniversary this year. This progressive company, one of the top retail furniture companies in the U.S., and one of the largest privately-held businesses in Colorado, has expanded into a fourteen store operation; 12 stores in Colorado, and 2 in Arizona. American Furniture Warehouse continues to be committed to provide great furniture at great prices! Visit www.afwonline.com for more information.

Associate Sponsors

Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit business organization that creatively plans, manages and develops Downtown Denver as the unique, diverse, vibrant and economically healthy urban core of the Rocky Mountain region. Visit downtowndenver.com for more information.

5280 Magazine

5280 magazine is the largest local magazine in Colorado with a total distribution of more than 90,000 copies each month. The magazine has been named a finalist for six National Magazine Awards, including a Digital National Magazine Award and one of the top 5 city magazines for editorial quality. 5280 publishes three ancillary publications: 5280 Health, 5280 Home and 5280 Traveler. Recently, the magazine also acquired Colorado Parent magazine. Look for the December issue of 5280 and Colorado Parent and the Winter edition of 5280 Home out on newsstands now. Visit www.5280.com for more information


Safeway’s Denver Division operates more than 100 stores in Colorado and employs more than 10,000 people. Locally, Safeway donates more than $3M each year to food banks and feeding programs, local education, veterans programs, disaster relief and people with disabilities. As one of the largest retailers in the United States, Safeway is committed to making a meaningful difference neighborhood by neighborhood. Visit www.safeway.comfor more information.

Xcel Energy

Save Money and Energy this Holiday Season! At Xcel Energy, we understand that winter heating costs can be a significant part of your budget. So we want to make sure we are providing you with information to help you save money and conserve energy this holiday season. Did you know that LED bulbs including holiday string lights use about 70-90% less energy and last at least 15x longer than traditional bulbs allowing you to spruce up your holiday décor while saving on your energy bill? To get information where you can receive $3 off bulbs, visit xcelenergy.com/LightingDeals.

KOSI 101.1

KOSI 101.1 is Denver’s OFFICIAL Christmas Music Station…playing all holiday music, all the time! Your favorite “sounds of the season” from Burl Ives, to Mariah Carey, to Andy Williams, Kelly Clarkson, Bing Crosby, and Michael Buble. It’s 24-7 holiday music, all the way through Christmas Day! Look out for the KOSI 101.1 float at the start of the parade. Visit www.kosi101.com for more information.

Supporting Sponsors


Wells Fargo

Denver International Airport

The Denver Post

Denver Water

Donate Life

Faith Bible Chapel

Great Clips

The Crazy Merchant


Independent Electrical Contractors

Your Hometown Toyota Stores

The DaVita Village

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Promotional Partners

Friends of the Parade



American Striping Company | Beeble Company | Bicycles Colorado | Brookfield | Brownstein Hyatt Farber Shreck | Brueggeman, Johnson and Yeanoplos | Casey Bergquist | Charter Communications| City & County of Denver | Colorado Rockies | Confluent Development | Crestone Partners | Crowne Plaza Hotel | D.A Davidson Co. | Denver Housing Authority | D Bishop Enterprises |  DISH | DPC Companies | EDENS | Encore Electric| Flywheel Capital | Grand Hyatt |  Grant Thornton LLP | Guaranty Bank & Trust | HDR | Hilton Garden Inn Union Station | Husch Blackwell | Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center | IMA Financial Group | Keos Marketing Group  | Martin/Martin | Mortenson Construction | Newmark Knight Frank |  Onward Search | Peak Beverage | Raindrop Partners| Sakura Square LLC | Seigneur Gustafson LLP | SendGrid |  Snooze, AN AM EATERY | Sopra Communities | The Buckner Company| The Center for Work Ethic Development | The Weitz Company | Trammell Crow | University of Denver | Vertafore | ZF Capital

Share the Magic Beneficiary

For more information on sponsoring the Parade of Lights please reach out to Bruce Erley with Creative Strategies Group by phone at 303.558.8181 or  by email at berley@csg-sponsorship.com