Fall is such a beautiful time to be out and about in Colorado and with these top fall festivals in the Denver area, there is plenty of fun to choose from for both big kids, little kids, and the kid in all of us. Don’t miss out on all of this fall fun! Check out our list of events and let us know in the comments below if we missed one of your favorites!
Miller Farms Fall Harvest Festival
13912 CR 19, Platteville, CO 80651
This farm in Platteville is a great example to show the kids how a real working farm runs. Take a hayride through 180-acres of fields, where you can pick your own vegetables, as well as enjoy other activities, like a petting zoo and corn maze. Admission includes 5 bags of produce.
September 5 – mid-November
Anderson Farms Fall Festival
6728 County Road 3 1/4, Erie, CO 80516
This farm in Erie has a lot of your standard family fall fun: corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin launching, and farm lights, but also has some interesting attractions for the older kids like, zombie paintball and haunted hayrides.
September 21 – October 31
Rock Creek Farms Fall Festival
2005 South 112th Street, Broomfield, CO 80020
Located in Broomfield, Rock Creek Farms has tons of fall fun for families. Find your Halloween pumpkin and then explore all the other fun attractions, including a corn maze, petting zoo, and bounce castles.
October 6 – October 31
Denver Beer Fest
Multiple events located around the metro area.
If you are hyped up for the Great American Beer Festival, then you will also enjoy the Denver Beer Fest. Events include brewery tours, beer bike nights, midnight beer breakfasts, beer-paired dinners, competitions, meet-the-brewer nights, tap takeovers, beer quizzes, and even a beer street party.
September 29 – October 7
Pumpkin Harvest Fest at Four Mile Historic Park
715 S. Forest Street, Denver, CO 80246
How did families during the late 1800’s celebrate the season? Find out at this family fun festival by building your own scarecrow, selecting the perfect pumpkin from the patch, dancing to live music, and playing pioneer games.
Harvest Farm Fall Festival & Corn Maze
4240 E. County Road 66, Wellington, CO 80549
Get lost in the family fun! Visit Harvest Farm’s annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze. The event features a 10-acre corn maze, pig races, hay wagon rides, corn cannons, petting zoo, natural play area, hay bale maze and more!
September 30 -October 29
Celebrating Lakewood’s agricultural heritage with an entertaining mix of live performances, activities and tasty harvest treats, Cider Days offers fun and excitement for the entire family!
Great American Beer Festival
700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202
Beer, beer, and more beer is what this festival is all about. Located at the Colorado Convention Center, visitors can sample one-ounce beer samples offered from over 750 breweries.
8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128
The Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a fun place to visit any time of year, but in the fall it is the perfect place to find your perfect pumpkin. While you are there, visit the other vendors, children’s activities, the working farm, and carnival rides.
Littleton Museum Harvest Festival
6028 S. Gallup Street, Littleton, CO 80120
Held at the Littleton Museum, you can pick out your pumpkin and have a hayride on the 1860’s farm.
Harvest Festival at Barr Lake State Park
13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603
The Friends of Barr Lake annual festival includes midway games for kids to win prizes, hay rack rides, kids’ crafts, and a face painter. Pumpkins and corn stalks available (for appropriate donation) from their own patch!
Punkin Chunkin Colorado
26000 E Quincey Avenue, Aurora, CO 80016
See how far you can lob a gourd! In addition to the competition, this event offers an exciting fall festival complete with family activities, pumpkin patch, fall market, food vendors and a beer garden!
Country Days at Berry Patch Farms
13785 Potomac Street, Brighton, CO 80601
Geared to ages 10 and under, this festival includes pinatas, hayrides, straw mazes, pinatas, pumpkins, and more!
October 14, 21, & 28