Denver Fall Festivals – Fall 2022 CO Events

Ridgefest - Wheat Ridge, CO - Jun 18 to Jun 18, 2022
Free and fun for the whole family in the Ridge at 38 district, with four bluegrass bands, a classic car show, cottage foods, local beer, food trucks, chalk art, vendors, kids activities and more.

Colorado Springs Comic Con - Colorado Springs, CO - Aug 19 to Aug 21, 2022
Celebrity guests, cosplay, artists, photo ops and more. Held in the former Sears location at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs.

Lafayette Peach Festival - Lafayette, CO - Aug 20 to Aug 20, 2022
Annual Peach Festival centers around world famous all natural Palisade, Colorado peaches. Enjoy peach pies, peach cobbler and peach smoothies. Food vendors, crafters, antique dealers along with some of the finest artists from the Front Range and Western States will be showcased. Children’s activities in 2 locations.

Nan Desu Kan - Denver, CO - Sep 2 to Sep 4, 2022
A 3-Day Japanese Culture Convention! Experience traditional Japanese arts, anime, cosplay, gaming, shopping, nusic, dance, voice actors, competitions, charity, and so much more! NDK. Since 1997.

A Taste of Colorado - Denver, CO - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2022
There’s free admission to this Labor Day weekend event with food from more than 50 top restaurants, music on six stages of entertainment, arts/crafts and family friendly carnival / kids’ activities.

Windsor Harvest Festival - Windsor, CO - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2022
3-day event with live entertainment, arts & crafts, amusement rides, concerts, hot air balloon, fireworks and more.

Arvada Harvest Festival - Arvada, CO - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2022
A local harvest event with food fair, parades and kid’s zone. Since 1925.

Colorado Artfest - Castle Rock, CO - Sep 10 to Sep 11, 2022
A juried fine arts show with artists from all around the country, plus continual live main state entertainment, interactive kids exhibits, food and beverage offerings and so much more in downtown Castle Rock.

Highland Ranch Pioneer Days - Highlands Ranch, CO - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2022
Come celebrate your community’s heritage at the mansion! This event features historical reenactments, black smithing, pottery, Indian fry bread, a petting zoo, a real chuck wagon, livestock displays, and more. Hay rack rides will provide views of the ranch not typically seen by the public. Tours of the mansion will be held throughout the event.

Lafayette Brew Fest - Lafayette, CO - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2022
Beer sampling, wine for sale, food and live music. Free admission with beer tickets by 4oz pour.

Pints in the Park and Chili on the Divide Cookoff - Elizabeth, CO - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2022
3-9pm. Featuring craft beers & Colorado wines, chili cookoff, and a cornhole tournament

Artwalk - Longmont, CO - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2022
This free arts festival takes place in Downtown Longmont. Enjoy visual, musical and performing arts as you stroll the streets of Longmont.

Downtown Boulder’s Fall Fest - Boulder, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2022
This 3-day autumn festival features local food, micro-brews, music, children’s entertainment and activities and featuring Firefly Handmade Markets all along the historic Pearl Street Mall.

Loveland Oktoberfest - Loveland, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2022
The event will feature beer from several Loveland craft breweries and food from vendors. Beer will be sold in several locations and allowed anywhere inside the fenced area. Live local music. Wear your dirndl and lederhosen for the best dresses contest at 2:00 on Saturday and hold those steins high for the stein hoisting contest at 4:30. Other games will be run by the Loveland, Big Thompson Kiwanis Club and include hammerschlagen, Loveland Mobile Mini Golf, corn hole, carpet ball, ladder ball, washer toss, and more. All money raised from playing games will go directly to Kiwanis Club. Loveland Oktoberfest will be celebrated on Friday from 3:00 – 9:00 PM and Saturday from 12:00 – 9:00 PM at 623 Denver Ave. Loveland, CO 80537. The event is free to attend and all ages are welcome.

Schuhplattlers Denver Kickers Oktoberfest - Golden, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2022
A 3-day Oktoberfest event featuring live music, a kids area with fun activities, a delicious menu of traditional Bavarian food, an online raffle with proceeds supporting Denver Kickers programming, and more.

Denver Oktoberfest - Denver, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 25, 2022
Two weekends. Larimer Street in Denver’s Historic Ballpark Neighborhood is transformed for two weekends in September for this celebration of German culture. Over 250,000 people attend Oktoberfest Denver annually. Entertainment includes stein hoisting, long dog derby, keg bowling, Dashustlehoff 5K, bratwurst eating contest, costume contest and live music. Location: 20th and Larimer, Denver CO

Denver Jazz Festival - Denver, CO - Sep 16 to Sep 19, 2022
Three days of world-class music held in the Mile-High City of Denver, Colorado and expecting a record crowd of over 600 dancers and listeners.

Summerset Festival - Littleton, CO - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2022
Say goodbye to summer at the primary fundraiser for the Foothills Foundation with 10,000 other attendees. Enjoy local food and culture, family fun, Sheriff safety fair, and craft beer tasting.

Highlands Ranch Oktoberfest and 5K - Highlands Ranch, CO - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2022
Authentic German food, Paulaner beer, live entertainment, kids games, Dachshund races and a 5K/100 yard dash, and fireworks. There is lots of German food, music, and great beers. Event runs from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Castle Rock Oktoberfest - Castle Rock, CO - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2022
Beer, food, and live music to welcome fall. Kids will enjoy the bounce house, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides and fun zone rides. Location: Wilcox Square, Castle Rock, CO 80104

Parker Oktoberfest - Parker, CO - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2022
Annual family friendly German-themed festival in the O’Brien Park parking lot from 11 AM to 9 PM on Saturday and 9 AM to 4 PM on Sunday.

Oktobeerfest @ LCHope - Broomfield, CO - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2022
Craft beer, German food, kids’ games, 50/50 raffle and polka dancing! Fundraiser to support community outreach ministries.

OktoBREWfest - Greeley, CO - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2022
Once known as The Greeley Oktoberfest, OktoBREWfest changed its name in 2013 to reflect the focus on specialty brews, VIP tasting tent and expanded musical entertainment. But the same German traditions will still take place. Event kicks off Friday evening with brats, beer, games and a free concert. Huge children’s area on Saturday along with more music, food and specialty beer. Stein lifting, pie eating, volleyball and life size beer pong contests.

Longmont Oktoberfest - Longmont, CO - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2022
Left Hand Brewing hosts this annual Oktoberfest. Attendees can expect great brews, live music, and tasty local food vendors every evening with special Oktoberfest-themed activities and all-day music line-ups on both Saturday and Sunday.

Autumn Gold Brats and Beer - Estes Park, CO - Sep 24 to Sep 25, 2022
Annual festival with bratwurst, beer and live music. It is a family friendly event with face painting, corn bag toss, bouncing room, soap bubbles and rides in antique cars and a fire engine. Raffle tickets are $100 each with a grand prize of $10,000. Festival happens in Bond Park. Sunrise Rotary has been organizing this event since 1995.

Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life – Colorado - Longmont, CO - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2022
Colorado CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options (32-65 miles) for riders of all abilities. Riders will benefit from fully stocked rest stops every 12 miles, bike mechanics for maintenance and repairs, volunteers to cheer you along the way and support vehicles to help you complete the ride. From breakfast to the post pedal party, you will be empowered and inspired to continue the fight to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.

Denver Beer Week - Denver, CO - Sep 30 to Oct 8, 2022
Annual beer festival, with all things beer and more than 100 beer-related events across Denver with tap takeovers, beer tappings, meet the brewers event, beer & food pairings and more, culminating with the Great American Beer Festival, where more than 3,800 beers from 800 US breweries will be available.

Thornton Harvest Fest - Thornton, CO - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022

Paws in the Park - Longmont, CO - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022
Annual dog walk and festival benefiting the Longmont Humane Society.

Great American Beer Festival - Denver, CO - Oct 6 to Oct 8, 2022
A public tasting event and private competition at the Colorado Convention Center. They bill the event as the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served.

Choctoberfest - Aurora, CO - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2022
Indulge in chocolate at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds with events for all ages.

Supernatural Official Convention – Denver - Aurora, CO - Oct 14 to Oct 16, 2022
The stars of Supernatural, off the screen and in person, will be in town for three days of excitement, music, and fun.

Harvest Festival at Barr Lake State Park - Brighton, CO - Oct 22 to Oct 22, 2022
Annual fundraiser to benefit the Friends of Barr Lake State Park. Something for everyone. Pumpkins and corn stalks available for a donation, breakfast and lunch available. Hay rides,, face painter, kids craft, petting zoo and the highlight Midway games for kids with points earned toward prizes. Featuring the Roost for ages 1-3 with games only for them. Lots of photo ops!

Elizabeth Harvest Festival - Elizabeth, CO - Oct 29 to Oct 29, 2022
Join the residents of Elizabeth for a day of activities for everyone, including vendors, trick or trating around town, and more!

Denver Arts Week - Denver, CO - Nov 4 to Nov 12, 2022
A weekend only celebration for 2020. Normally: An annual nine-day celebration of all things art in the Mile High City, featuring more than 300 events at art galleries, museums, concert halls, and theaters – there is something for everyone, and many events are deeply discounted!

Bighorn Sheep Festival - Georgetown, CO - Nov 12 to Nov 12, 2022
View the head-banging bighorn sheep as well as enjoy hikes, wildlife, music, crafts and children’s activities. Having used the two binoculars at the viewing station, we recommend bringing a pair of your own so you can watch the sheep longer!

Mile High Holidays - Denver, CO - Nov 15 to Jan 1, 2023
Whether your perfect holiday tradition is going on a family outing to lights displays, having a fun day of shopping or checking out a museum exhibition, Mile High Holidays has something for you.

Denver Christkindlmarket - Denver, CO - Nov 18 to Dec 23, 2022
Experience the warmth and charm of an authentic German Holiday Market right in the heart of Denver. Stroll through alleys lined with cozy wooden huts and shop for unique, finely crafted artisan gifts and tasty treats brought to you by local and international small businesses. As cheerful sounds of live holiday music fill the air, savor the season with traditional glühwein, German biers, and traditional holiday fare from across Europe.

L’Esprit de Noel Holiday Home Tour - Denver, CO - Nov 18 to Nov 19, 2022
For decades, L’Esprit de Noël has raised funds to help support programs of Central City Opera, including Education and Community Engagement programs serving more than 80,000 people each year.

Blossoms of Light - Denver, CO - Nov 18 to Jan 7, 2022
Denver Botanical Gardens’ signature event for over three decades, this annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms their York Street location into a twinkling winter wonderland. This family-friendly event has become a holiday tradition for thousands of Front Range families.

Switch on the Holidays - Boulder, CO - Nov 20 to Nov 20, 2022
Kicking off the holiday season, join Downtown Boulder, the Boulder Ballet, Freezie the Snowman and Santa to countdown to the grand illumination of the Boulder County Courthouse and the Pearl Street Mall.

Downtown Rink at Skyline Park - Denver, CO - Nov 21 to Feb 14, 2023
Free skating in the heart of downtown Denver at Skyline Park

Mile High United Way Turkey Trot - Denver, CO - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2022
For more than 45 years, the Mile High United Way Turkey Trot has been a Thanksgiving tradition drawing thousands of people to complete a four-mile run/walk to support the community. This year, the Turkey Trot is back in Washington Park, so get ready to run your yams off!

Gobble Wobble Run - Littleton, CO - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2022
Annual Thanksgiving day race at Clement Park in Littleton. Beneficiary is Mental Health of Colorado

Harvesting Hope Turkey Trot - Denver, CO - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2022
5k or kids 1k fun run at Denver’s Central Park on Thanksgiving

Downtown Denver Grand Illumination of the Merry & Bright Lights Show - Denver, CO - Nov 25 to Dec 27, 2022
The annual Grand Illumination event (first night) will feature performances of classic holiday hits by the Denver Dolls, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, and the grand highlight of the evening—the lighting of the station’s outdoor 40-foot-tall Christmas tree that features more than 7,000 holiday lights. Enjoy the Merry & Bright Light Show for the rest of the season, each night between 5 and 10 pm.