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September 29, 2022

Fall Fun Around Painted Prairie

Fall has arrived! The temps are cooling, the leaves are turning, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and there are a ton of fun fall events happening around the Denver metro area. Everything from pumpkin patches, to fall festivals, to trick-or-treating… there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy the fall season. Here are a few favorites. Feel free to reach out and let me know if you have a favorite fall event that I missed. I’ll add it to the list!

Prairie Harvest Fest

Where: Painted Prairie

When: Saturday, October 1st; 10am – 3pm

Admission: FREE

Come enjoy the 3rd Annual Prairie Harvest Fest featuring all things autumn, including favorites from year’s past and new models to tour in our next phase of development. There will be a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food trucks, live music, and much more!

Goblins and Giggles at The Gaylord

Where: Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center

When: Now through Oct. 31

Admission: $0 – $20 depending on activity

Get your scare on at the Gaylord Goblins and Giggles events, including jack-o’-latern displays, trick-or-treating, bedtime stories, scavenger hunt, escape room, art, and much more.

Mile High Farms Fall Festival

Where: Mile High Farms

When: Oct 1 – 30; Sat & Sun 10am – 6pm

Admission: $12- $17

Features two corn mazes over 11 acres, a petting zoo, antique tractor hayride, pumpkin patch, barrel cart rides, corn pits, playground, entertainment and concessions.

Fall into Fun

Where: Aurora Municipal Center

When: Saturday, Oct 1; 10am – 3pm

Admission: FREE

The inaugural fall festival will include live performances, delicious food trucks and unique vendors, fall-themed activities perfect for the family, and a GOURDgeous pumpkin patch.

Wild Fall and Trick-or-Treat Trail at Denver Zoo

Where: Denver Zoo

When: October 1-31

Admission: $20

Festive, not frightening! Family-focused daytime “falloween” spectacular, pumpkin carving, animal demos, spooky cocktails and autumnal eats, Bigfoot sightings.

*Trick-or-Treat Trail Select Dates in October, $20.00/pp. Includes 8 candy stations, reusable bag, monster mash dance party, festive photo-ops, spooky cocktails and autumnal eats as well as animal demos with creepy crawly critters!

Anderson Farms Fall Fest

Where: Anderson Farms Fall Festival

When: September 21- October 31

Admission: $17-$37

Pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, farm animals, barrel train, corn maze, food and drink vendors, paintball and more! * Terror in the Corn after dark!

Stanley Marketplace Fall Festival

Where: Stanley Marketplace

When: Sunday, Oct. 16; 11am – 4pm

Admission: FREE

A family fun day with pumpkins, food, entertainment, face painting, costume contests, and shopping!

Glow at the Gardens

Where: Denver Botanical Gardens

When: October 18-23; 6-9pm

Admission: $19-$25

Using all real pumpkins harvested from local farms, check out pumpkin artists pushing the boundaries of traditional pumpkin carving!

Rocky Horror Picture Show – Factory Five Five

Where: Factory Five Five

When: Oct 21-22

Admission: $20 *buy tix here

Adults only Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast and Immersive Party. Come in costume and get ready to do the Time Warp!

Trick or Treating at Stanley Marketplace

Where: Stanley Marketplace

When: Sunday, Oct. 30; 4-6pm

Admission: FREE

Gather all your ghosts and ghouls and bring them to Stanley for fun indoor trick or treating. Stanley businesses will be handing out candy between 4pm-6pm for all the costumed kids (of all ages). Also, MindCraft will have crafts and face painting in the community area!

Hope everyone enjoys the fall/Halloween season! Let me know if you have a favorite event or activity nearby that you’d like for me to add.

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