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2023 Colorado Festivals and Things to do This Fall

Get these events on your calendar before it’s too late! Fall is arguably the best time in Colorado and these top events make it even sweeter. From Apple Festivals to Corn Mazes, check out our list of top picks for fall events near Denver!

Fall Harvest Fest

Where: Miller Farms 13912 CR 19 | Platteville, Colo.
When: Daily, Labor Day until mid-November | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
What: Besides the hayride that takes you to the fields to harvest, there are tons of other activities for you and the kids. We have a giant “Croc-pit” (imagine thousands and thousands of chopped-up Crocs in a giant pile-o-fun), corn maze, kids play areas, antique tractors, peddle tractors, a hay pyramid, and a unique collection of oddities and activities.

Corn Maze

Where: Chatfield Farms | Littleton, Colorado
When: Weekends, September 15 – October 29
What: It’s time to ‘seas’ the day as you dive in to explore our seven-acre corn maze. This year’s maze has a sea-creative theme for fun twists and tricky turns. The maze can be viewed from a 15-foot-tall bridge. Visitors under the age of 10 can explore the corn mini-maze.


Where: Larimer & 21st Street | Denver, Colorado
When: September 22 – September 24, September 24 – October 1
What: The Denver Oktoberfest has been a staple two weekend festival in Downtown Denver since 1969. From the keg bowling to stein hoisting, live music and more, there’s something here for Oktoberfest pro’s and fist timer’s. So grab your stein, thrown on your lederhosen and join us!

Pumpkin Festival

Where: Chatfield Farms | Littleton, Colorado
When: October 6 – October 8
What: Family and children’s activities, live music, local craft and artisan booths, food trucks and food vendors, beer and wine vendors, carnival games and more!


Where: Ya Ya Farm & Orchard | Longmont, Colorado
When: October 21 & October 22
What: Your ticket includes a plate from the fabulous Nordy’s BBQ, plus apples and apple cider donuts, and live bluegrass music from a local band!

Glow at the Gardens

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens | Denver, Colorado
When: October 17 – October 22
What: The Gardens dresses up for Halloween with luminaria-lined pathways, spooky lighting displays and hundreds of carved, glowing gourds.


(Editor’s note: This blog originally ran in September of 2018. It has been updated with new dates and information for this year).

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