Photos: Santa and his reindeer visit El Diablo

There's no telling what the rest of his reindeer are up to (Thanksgiving obligations?), but Santa and at least a couple of his reindeer came to Denver early this year with a stop at El Diablo's "Holiday Spectacular." The Broadway hotspot invited family and friends to visit as it lit up dozens of decorations for the new year and established a reindeer petting zoo. Continue reading for photos and a look at the event -- and visit our full slide show for more.

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For more photos visit our full slideshow, "El Diablo's Holiday Spectacular."

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