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2022 Colorado Festivals and Things to do This Fall

2022 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! Tell us what your favorite event is in the comments below.

Fall Harvest Festival at Miller Farms

Where: Miller Farms 13912 CR 19 | Platteville, Colo.

When: Daily, Labor Day until mid-November | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

What: Petting zoo, corn maze, hayrides, kids play area, vegetable picking, and more!

Fritzler’s Fall Days

Where: Fritzler Farm Park, 20861 County Rd 33, LaSalle, Colo. 80645

When: September 18 – October 30 | Fridays: 4-10 p.m., Saturdays: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sundays: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

What:  Fritzler Farm Park offers over 15 attractions during their fall festival events including a Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Pillow Jump, Yard Games, Pumpkin Cannon, Slide Mountain and more.

Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms

Where: Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton, 80128

When: September 16 – October 30, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays: 9 a.m. -5 p.m.

What: An epic corn maze through 7 acres of corn and many other children’s activities. Also features the After Dark Corn Maze and Dead Zone Scream Park.

Oktoberfest Denver

Where: Larimer Street, Denver, Colo., between 20th and 22nd

When: September 16 – 18, and 23 – 25: Fridays, 5-11 p.m., Saturdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

What: Enjoy food booths, German beer, costume contests, and live music.

Chile & Frijoles Festival

Where: Historic Downtown Pueblo/Union Avenue between B Street and City Center Drive

When: September 23 – 25: Friday, 3 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, 10 a.m. – midnight, Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

What: Green chile takes over at this festival. Enjoy food, live music, crafts, and a farmers’ market.

Pumpkin Patch Festival at Cottonwood Farm

Where: Cottonwood Farms in Lafayette

When: Daily, September 24 – October 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

What: 40-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, animals and more!

Mountain Harvest Festival

Where: Paonia

When: September 23 – 25

What: Farmers’ market, live music, wine tasting, chili-cook off, arts and crafts, and farm tours.

Denver Botanic Gardens Fall Plant & Bulb Sale

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., 80206

When: September 30 – October 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

What: Hundreds of bulbs, perennials and Grown at the Gardens plants are offered, along with expert advice from our horticulturists. Bring your own wagon!

Maize in the City

Where: 10451 McKay Rd., Thornton,  80233

When: September 24 – October 31 (Times vary, check website)

What: Pumpkins, corn maze, corn launcher, mini train, petting zoo, and more!

Elk Festival

Where: Estes Park, Colorado

When: October 1 – 2

What: Head to Rocky Mountain National Park to witness the annual elk breeding season.

Harvest Week

Where: Ironton Distillery in RiNo, 3636 Chestnut Place, Denver, CO 80216

When: October 4 – 6

What: For the 14th annual celebration of Colorado’s harvest, chefs, and food system, 30 Denver-area chefs will collaborate on a series of five-course dinners paired with Colorado beer, wine, spirits, cider, and more.

Rock Creek Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Where: 2005 South 112th St., Broomfield, 80020

When: October 1 – ?

What: Pumpkins, corn maze, farm animals and family fun.


Where: Cedaredge, Colo.

When: October 7-9 (Various times, check website)

What: 150+ vendors come to this festival, live music, and more!

Four Mile Historic Park Pumpkin Festival

Where: Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St., 80246

When: Oct. 8 – 9: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

What: Live music, games, food trucks, tractor rides and, of course, pumpkins.

Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms

Where: Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, Colo.

When: October 7 – 9: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

What: Family and children’s activities, live music, local craft and artisan booths, food trucks and food vendors, beer and wine vendors 

YA YA Farm & Orchard Applefest

Where: YA YA Farm & Orchard, 6914 Ute Highway, Longmont, Colo.

When: October 22 – 23: 3:30-6 p.m.

What: Live bluegrass, barbecue food, lots of apples, hay rides and more!

Glow in the Gardens

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., 80206

When: October 18 – 23: 6-9 p.m.

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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