2016 Fall Festivals in the Denver Area
Fall is one of our favorite times of year – especially because they are so many fun activities to do outside. It’s perfect because the weather isn’t too cold, but it’s sweltering hot! Here are some of the best fall events in the Denver area for 2016!
Date: Oct. 22-23, Oct. 29-30
Candy, decorations, animals, and family friendly entertainment at the Zoo!
Date: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Sept. 30 through Oct. 30
Fridays from 6-10pm, Saturday from 12 – 10pm, Sundays 12-9pm
Weekend nights get scary at Elitch Gardens
Date: Oct. 22 from noon to 6 pm
Look like a Zombie and have some fun!
Date: Saturday Oct. 1 and Sunday Oct. 2
Celebrates German culture and an old German holiday.
Date: Oct. 1 and 2 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Lakewood Heritage Center
Family activities, food, and alcoholic beverages.
Date: Oct. 1-2 from morning to early afternoon
Native American entertainment, a 5k run, and other family friendly activities.
Date: Oct. 28th-30th; 9 am to 6 pm
Where: Denver Children’s Museum
Candies, crafts, and carnival activities.
Date: October 29th, 10 AM to 1 PM
Where: Eastridge Recreation Center
This event is for children 12 years old and younger. Admission is $2. Each family can select a pumpkin to take home.
Light the Night
When: October 31st at 4 PM
Where: Horizon Christian Fellowship – 5470 S. Lowell Blvd
Free! They have inflatables, carnival games, face painters, balloon artists, food, and Trunk or Treat. All are welcome.
Date: Oct. 1 – Oct. 30
Audience and actors take hike while acting out scenes from Toothless Jack.
Date: October 25th, 6-7:30 PM
Where: Parker Library
Yummy treats, stories, games, and crafts for the whole family. Free!
Date: October 22nd, 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Where: The Grange in Castle Rock
This is a free event with lots of pumpkins (for purchase), rides, music, food and more.
Fall Festival at Uncorked Kitchen
Date: October 15th, 2:00 to 6:00 PM
Where: Uncorked Kitchen in Centennial
Music, food, cooking demonstration, and more. All ages are welcome.
Date: October 15th, 2:00 to 8:00 PM
Where: Festival Park in Castle Rock
Pumpkin carving, live entertainment, and the playing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!”
When: October 1st, 12 PM
Where: Downtown Littleton
Pumpkin Harvest Festival
When: October 1st and 2nd, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Four Mile High Park
Fall Fun Night
When: October 6th, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Where: Lone Tree Library
This is a free event with games, a kiddie carnival and a special story time.
When: October 1st, 10 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Creekside Gardens in Littleton
Pumpkins, pony rides, free lunch, and more!
When: October 1st, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Fairmont Park in Golden
Free pumpkins, free pancakes, music, and hayrides! Tons of free activities.
Date: October 29th, 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Where: The MAC at Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock
This free event is designed for children under 10 but all ages are invited. This is a free event with games, face painting, prizes, and more.
Date: Sept. 16 – Oct. 30
Enjoy the corn maze by day, and enjoy the After Dark Corn Maze and Dead Zone Haunted Attraction. Plus, get your pumpkin.
When: October 7th – 9th
Adults are $8, children are $6. Admission includes the corn maze, barrel train ride, pumpkin patch, and more. Pumpkins are available for purchase.
Date: October 1st, 1-8 PM
A free event for families with food, crafts, and more in Downtown Castle Rock.
When: October 29th, 12-5 PM
Where: Downtown Littleton
Trick or treat through downtown Littleton!
Date: October 28th, 4-6 PM (trunk or treating at 5:30)
Where: Zion Lutheran Church in Denver
Games, prizes, and more with trunk or treating for all ages!
Date: Oct. 8th from 10 am to 3 pm
Pumpkins, hayrides, and other activities. Pick out your Halloween pumpkin.
Parker Trunk or Treat
Date: October 29th, 4:00 to 8:00 PM
Where: The Meadows Early Learning Center in Parker
This is a free event that will have games, candy, and more!
Date: Oct. 1 from 9 am to 6 pm; Oct. 2 from 11 am to 6 pm
Some of Colorado’s best fine art and contemporary craft.
When: October 28th, 4-7 PM
Where: Hiwan Heritage Park in Evergreen
Treats, activities and crafts for the whole family!
Castle Rock Trick or Treat Street
Date: October 31st, 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Where: Downtown Castle Rock
Free event! Bring the whole family in costume and trick or treat through downtown Castle Rock.
Date: October 1st, 11-5
Where: Hope Farms, 47695 Foxwood Dr., Elizabeth, 80107
$15 per person, under 16 free. Live music, petting zoo, pumpkin painting, contests, and more. Perfect for the whole family!
Halloween Nature Tales and Trails
Date: October 22nd, 1-6 PM
Where: Lookout Mountain Nature Center, Golden
Crafts, stories, and games. You need to pre-register here. There is not a set fee but donations are requested.
Fall Farmers Markets in Denver
Cherry Creek Fresh Market
Date: Saturdays in October, 8 am – 1 pm
Where: Cherry Creek Shopping Center; 1st Ave. & University Blvd.
Parker Farmer’s Market
Date: Saturdays in October, 8 AM to 1 PM
Where: Parker Road and Mainstreet
City Park Esplanade Fresh Market
Date: Sundays in October, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Sullivan Fountain; E. Colfax Ave. & Columbine St.
Highlands Ranch Farmers Market
Date: Sundays in October, 10 AM to 2 PM
Where: Town Center, 9288 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch, 80129