The Colorado mountains come alive in the fall with so many seasonal festivals and events to attend with your family. Whether you’re a fan of pumpkin patches, corn mazes, or tasting the best food and beverage in the state, there’s something happening that you’re likely to enjoy, and I have them all lined up right here for you!
Where: Downtown Cedaredge, Cedaredge, Colorado
When: October 7th – 9th
Attractions: A variety of events held throughout town including golf tournament, artisan, craft, food, and alcohol vendors, pie sale, book sale, classic motorcycle and car show, yoga in the park, and more!
Pricing: Free to attend; other pricing varies by event
BRECKENRIDGE CRAFT SPIRITS FESTIVAL
Where: Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado
When: October 7th – 9th
Attractions: Admission includes complimentary tasting glass, delicious craft spirits tasting, craft cocktails, people’s choice voting, artisanal snacks and live music
ANDERSON FARMS FALL FESTIVAL
Where: Anderson Farms, Erie, Colorado
When: September 21st – October 31st (daily, hours vary)
Attractions: 25-acre corn maze, smores & concessions, pedal karts, and private campfire stations (by reservation); stay after dark for Terror in the Corn and Zombie Paintball Hunt
Pricing: $17 age 4 and up (Mon to Thu), $27 weekend; children 3 and under: FREE
PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AT CHATFIELD FARMS
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms, Littleton, Colorado
When: October 7th – 9th (Friday-Sunday, 9 am – 4 pm)
Attractions: 10-acre pumpkin patch, family and children’s activities
Pricing: $15/adult, $13/senior, and $11/child (does not include pumpkins)
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUMPKIN RANCH – PUMPKIN CARNIVAL
Where: Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch, Longmont, Colorado
When: October 1st – 31st (Saturday and Sunday only, 9 am – 6 pm)
Attractions: Pumpkin and squash picking, kiddie-rides, a petting zoo, face-painting, and food trucks
Pricing: Free parking and admission; $1-$10/activity
MILLER FARMS FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL
Where: Miller Farms, Platteville, Colorado
When: Labor Day – Mid November (9 am – 6 pm, daily)
Attractions: Hay ride, corn maze, kids play areas, antique tractors, peddle tractors, a hay pyramid, farm animals, and other activities
Pricing: Adults (11 and up): $25.00, Children (5-10): $15.00 per person; children 4 and under: FREE
MINERS PUMPKIN PATCH
Where: Western Museum of Mining & Industry, Colorado Springs, Colorado
When: Saturdays October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th (9 am – 4 pm)
Attractions: Pumpkin patch games, hayrides, gold panning, and more
Pricing: $12 at the gate, $10 online, ages 3 and under: FREE
FRITZLER FARM PARK FALL FESTIVAL
Where: Fritzler Farm Park, La Salle, Colorado
When: September 18th – October 30th (Fridays 4-10 pm, Saturdays 11 am – 10 pm, Sundays 12-5 pm)
Attractions: Corn maze, pumpkin house, u-pick pumpkin patch, corn pit, slide mountain, pedal go-carts, barrel train, pumpkin cannon, beer garden, delicious food, multiple photo-ops, fireworks on Friday nights, and so much more!
Pricing: $19.95/person online, $24.95 at the gate (an ultimate pass is also available for $31.95/person online, $36.95 at the gate); ages 2 and under: FREE
Where: Windsor History Museum, Windsor, Colorado
When: Saturday, October 15th (1 pm – 5 pm)
Attractions: Local craft beer tastings, food trucks, and live music from local bands Wendy Woo and Sugar Britches. Children’s activities include live storytelling, interactive educational exhibits, tours of the Town of Windsor historic cabins and caboose as well as a rides on a vintage fire truck!
Pricing: Tasting tickets $45/person; non-tasting tickets (adults 18+) $10/person; guests 17 and under: FREE
GLOW AT THE GARDENS
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street Location, Denver, Colorado
When: October 18th – 23rd (6 pm – 9 pm)
Attractions: A walk through a spooky, illuminated landscape; the gardens transform just in time for Halloween with larger than life displays of sculptures and jack-o’-lanterns.
Pricing: $25/adult, $23/senior, $21/child, 2 and under: FREE
Looking for another fun idea this fall?
The Colorado fall festival scene is lovely, but I always love getting the family together for some beautiful fall photos! I would love for you to get in touch so I can answer any questions you might have, or if you’re ready to lock in a date and time, I hope you’ll head over to my schedule to make things official. I can’t wait to meet you and your family!