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Fall Festivals & Halloween Events

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Looking for some Fall Festivals to attend?  Need some Halloween Events for your Little Ghosts and Goblins?  Check out our list of fun things to do in the area!


For a complete listing of corn mazes and pumpkin patches throughout the state, check out this link.

Denver Botanic Gardens Corn Maze – 303-973-3705
Now through October 31:
Fridays 4:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturdays 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sundays 12:00-8:00 pm

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield – 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road Littleton, CO 80128

Admission – Members $8.00 Adults/$4.00 Kids; Non-members $10.00/$5.00; does not include admission to the Pumpkin Festival

Halloween Fun at Cottonwood Farms
Now through October 31:
Daily 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Cottonwood Farms – SW corner of 75th and Arapahoe Streets in Boulder

Straw bale and corn mazes, working steam tractor and other farm equipment, animals, pumpkins and other fall items available for purchase

Fall Festival at Anderson Farms
Now through November 1:

Daily, 10:00 am to closing time varies by day, see website

Anderson Farms – 6728 WCR 3 ¾ Erie, CO 80516; off Hwy 52 between I-25 and Hwy 287

Corn maze, hay bale maze, wagon and barrel train rides, animals, pumpkin patch

Kid’s Alley – Weekends – $12.00 for unlimited carnival rides

Fall Fest Admission $10.00 Adults/$8.00 Kids (4-12) and seniors; discount coupons available on website

Pumpkin Festival – 303-973-3705
Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield – 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road Littleton, CO 80128

Admission –$5.00 Adults/$3.00 Kids, children (3-15) in costumes are free; does not include admission to the Corn Maze

The Great Pumpkin Adventure– 303-659-5050
Saturday, October 10:
10:00 am

Berry Patch Farms – 13785 Potomac St., Brighton, 80601

Giant pumpkin contest; prizes awarded for largest, most unusual, and best dressed

Arvada Festival of Scarecrows – 303-420-6100
Saturday, October 10:
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Olde Town Arvada – Grandview and Old Wadsworth

Scarecrow contest, hayride, pumpkin patch and parade of little goblins

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Sale – 303-795-3950
Saturday, October 10:
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Littleton Historical Museum – 6028 S. Gallup Street Littleton, CO 80120

Cider making, flour grinding, live music, wagon rides and food and beverages available on this 1860s farm

PumpkinFest – 303-739-7000
Saturday, October 10:
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Delaney Farm – 170 S. Chambers Road Aurora; shuttles for parking

Pumpkin patch, hayrides, scarecrow making, ‘Jack-o-Launch’ contest, food

International Kite Festival
Saturday, October 11:
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Stapleton Central Park (1/2 mile east of Quebec on Martin Luther King Blvd)

Children and Pet Parade, live music, giant kite battle, food and wine tent

2009 Refuge Roundup – Journey to the Old West
Saturday, October 17:
9 am – 3 pm

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, 56th and Havana

A FREE family celebration of the American West and National Wildlife Refuge Week featuring bison tours and hayrides*, dancing horses, a square dance exhibition team, Aztec dancers, sharp-shooting demonstrations, Buffalo Soldiers mounted cavalry drills and more!

*Reservations are required for bison tours and hayrides, call the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today at 303-289-0930.

Firehouse Ghosts – 303-892-1436
Saturday, October 24:
6:00 pm – 8:00 am (overnight)

Denver Firefighter’s Museum – 1326 Tremont Place, Denver

Old fashioned sleepover with spaghetti dinner, spooky movies, ghost stories and pumpkin carving


Victorian Halloween – 303-795-3950
Saturday, October 24:
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Littleton Historical Museum – 6028 S. Gallup Street Littleton, CO 80120

Apple bobbing, stories, fortune telling, refreshments, NO trick or treating


Trick or treatingBoo at the Zoo – 303-376-4800

Boo at the Zoo at Night:
Friday, October 30:
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm;
Advance registration required

Boo at the Zoo:
Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Denver Zoo – 2300 Steele St, north side of City Park

Family-friendly trick or treating and other Halloween activities

Regular admission price applies: $9.00 Adults/$5.00 Kids 3+, free for members

Children’s Museum: Trick or Treat Street – 303-433-7444

Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30:
9:00 am – 8:00 pm;

Saturday, October 31:
10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Children’s Museum of Denver – 2121 Children’s Museum Drive – I-25 and 23rd Ave

Family-friendly trick or treating and other kid-related Halloween events

Outside fun is free; Regular admission price apply inside: $7.50 ages 2+

The Wildlife Experience: Trick or Treat OFF the Street – 720-488-3325

Saturday, October 31:
9:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Wildlife Experience – 10035 S Peoria Parker – I-25 and Lincoln

Family-friendly trick or treating and other kid-related Halloween events

Admission $9.00 adults/$8.00 seniors/$6.00 kids 3-12, includes museum admission and treat bag

Garden of Goodies

Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31

Hudson Gardens – 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton

Safe trick or treat street for little ghouls and goblins in the garden

Halloween Kids Fest

Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, and Sunday, November 1:
10:00 am– 4:00 pm

Downtown Denver Aquarium

Lots of fall and Halloween-themed activities including a trick or treat reef

Aquarium admission fees apply

Forney Fall Fest

Saturday, October 31:
4:00-8:00 pm

Forney Transportation Museum – 4303 Brighton Blvd in Denver

Free refreshments, games, prizes, activities, and a piñata bash! All activities are indoors, where it’s heated, fun, and safe; community carnival rather than a haunted house; tons of trains, bicycles, motorcycles, carts, carriages, and cars to look at too.


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To see our list of Fall Activities and Events in Denver, click here!

Do you know of something that isn’t on our list that should be included? Send an email to assistant editor, JoAnn at

Author: JoAnn

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