Fall is officially here… the leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter, and there’s a brisk, coolness creeping into the air. Time to grab that pumpkin-spice latte, your favorite cozy sweater, and your fall boots and hunker down for some good ole’ family-friendly fall fun! Here are a few favorites from in and around the community. Let us know if you have any other great, fall events to share!
Location: Painted Prairie: 6000 Picadilly Street, Aurora, CO, 80019.
Date Time: Saturday, October 2nd / 11am – 4pm
This one is a no-brainer… the last Painted Prairie neighborhood event of the year! There will be a pumpkin patch and decorating, hayrides, live music, games, food trucks, and more. Be sure to RSVP HERE.
Location: 6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, CO 80019
Date/Time: Various dates
Cost: Varies by activity
Our neighbors at the Gaylord have a little something for everyone this fall:
Haunted Ghost Tours
Hide and Seek Scavenger Hunt
Gobblins and Giggles Craft Corner
Trick or Treat Expedition
Check out the link above to learn more about these and other fun, fall events.
Location: 11 Cavanaugh Rd, Bennett, CO 80102
Date/Time: Saturdays and Sundays from Oct 2nd – 31st / 10am – 6pm
Cost: Adults: $16 / Kids and Seniors: $10 / Kids 4 and under free
Enjoy a pumpkin patch, 2 corn mazes, petting zoo, hayrides, and more. Grab your tix online here or in person.
Location: Denver Zoo
Date/Time: Daytime Hours in October
Cost: Included with Zoo admission (buy tix here)
Family-focused daytime “falloween” spectacular
Cryptid-themed professional pumpkin carvings
Exclusive animal demos with supernatural vibes
Special spooky cocktails + festive autumnal eats
Safe + socially distanced outdoor celebration
This event replaces Boo at the Zoo
Location: see below
Date/Time: 3 – 5pm
Thursday, Oct. 7: Moorhead Park
Thursday, Oct.14: Olympic Park
Wednesday, Oct. 20: Fletcher Plaza
Thursday, Oct. 21: Appaloosa Park
The city of Aurora has announced Pop-Up Pumpkin Patches and decorating kits for kids and families at four Aurora locations. This event will be held on four days at four different Aurora parks. Participants are urged to arrive early to pick up decorating kits to ensure that everyone has a pumpkin and special kit while supplies last!
Location: Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010
Date/Time: Sunday, October 24th 2021 / 11am – 4pm
Enjoy a fun day at Stanley with the family! There will be pumpkins, food, shopping, and fun!
Location: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center
25690 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80016
Date/Time: Saturday, October 23, 2021 / 11am – 4pm
Cost: $5/person; Kids under 2 are free; wear your Halloween costume for free entry
Trick or Treating Booths
Grab your tix HERE.
For more fun, fall events around the Denver metro area, check out this post from our friends at Central Park Scoop!