Fall is a busy and beautiful time of year on Colorado. The leaves are changing, and family friendly festivals abound. You can head out and try out some apple delights, see live music, taste some firefighter chili, and even get a jump on your holiday shopping at these Family Friendly Fall Festivals in the Denver Area.
Downtown Boulder Fall Fest
Pearl Street, Boulder, CO, September 16th – 18th, 2016
Fall festival featuring music, children’s activities, food, microbrews, and handmade goods,
Denver Oktober Fest
20th and Larimer streets, Downtown Denver, September 23rd – 25th and September 30th – 2nd, 2016
Live Music, food, wiener dog races, and more.
Cripple Creek’s Big Aspen Happin’ festival
Cripple Creek, Colorado, September 24th – 25th, 2016
Live music, inflatables, slides, food vendors, obstacle courses and more.
Denver American Indian Festival
Thornton, CO, September 24th-25th, 2016
Traditional American Indian music, dance, and more.
Firefighter Chili Cook Off
Larimer Square, September 30th, 2016
Sample chili from hundreds of Denver firefighters.
Eire, CO, October 1st, 2016
Maze, hayrides, petting zoo, garden tractor pull, and complementary pumpkins.
Fall Festival and Corn Maze
Wellington, CO, October 1st – 30th, 2016
Barn playhouse, hay bale pyramid, corn maze, and mini maze, petting zoo, pumpkins, food, games and more.
Lakewood, CO, October 1st – 2nd, 2016
Tractor pulls, harvest treats, barrel trains rides, historic demonstrations, and all things apple.
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, October 7th – 9th, 2016
Live music, food trucks and vendors, children’s activities and crafts, corn maze, and more.
Punkin Chunkin Colorado
Aurora, CO, October 8th – 9th, 2016
Pumpkin chucking contest, car show, food, music, fall market and more.
Aurora Fall Fest
Aurora, CO, October 15th, 2016
Music, art, games, and fun for the whole family.
Deck the Mall
Denver’s 16th Street Mall, November 4th – 5th, 2016
An open air market featuring handcrafted goods, holiday gift ideas, specialty foods, live entertainment, and free hot chocolate.
Denver Veterans Day Festival
Civic Center Park, Denver, CO, November 12th, 2016
Music, military displays, kid’s activities, vendors, food, and more.
Annual Holiday Food and Gift Festival Denver
Colorado Convention Center, November 18th – 20th, 2016
Arts, crafts, food, Santa Claus and more.