Colorado September 14, 2016
10 Unique Fall Festivals In Colorado You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
Both Kathy Sabine and Mike Nelson said that cooler temperatures were upon us and they weren’t kidding. Isn’t it wonderful? Now that fall is in the air, it is time to get out and enjoy the season by attending one of these 10 unique Colorado festivals you won’t find anywhere else:
1. Fall Fest 2016 (Boulder)
Fall kicks off THIS weekend (September 16-18th) with music, yummy food, and family activities at Boulder's fabulous
2. ColorFest (Pagosa Springs)
Another festival taking place this weekend (September 16-18th) is
; a vibrant event complete with a colorful hot air balloon launch, and both food & wine and music & microbrew festivals.
3. Elk Fest (Estes Park)
Take in the sounds of the distinct elk bugle and learn more about this magnificent animal at the unique 18th Annual
on October 1st & 2nd.
4. AppleFest (Cedaredge)
Nothing says fall more than fresh picked apples, so what better way to celebrate the season than by attending Cedaredge's
on October 1st & 2nd? (In addition to apple goodness, AppleFest also features a car show, chili cook-off, vendors, and more.)
5. Chile & Frijoles Festival (Pueblo)
Mmm... I can already smell the fresh roasted chilies and other delicious Mexican foods... (The
Chile & Frijoles Festival
runs September 23rd-25th.)
6. Oktoberfest (Denver)
Beer, homemade German food, beer, music, beer, vendors, beer, Long Dog Derby, and beer... what more could you possibly want?! Denver's
runs September 23rd-25th and again September 30th-October 2nd.
7. Choctoberfest (Denver)
Not to be confused with Oktoberfest,
is a chocolate lover's dream with more than 25,000 square feet of delicious tastings, pairings, music, and more.
8. Corn Festival (Haxtun)
Located in northeast Colorado, Haxtun is the poster child of a small town and their
(September 24th) is a picturesque small town fair complete with concerts, art, fun run, and yummy food.
9. Mountain Harvest Festival (Paonia)
For "A Cornucopia of Creativity," there is only one
Mountain Harvest Festival
, which takes place September 22nd-25th and features such unique events as air painting and grape stomp.
10. Harvest Festival (Elizabeth)
There is no better way to kick off your Halloween festivities than by taking the kids to the "Trick-o-Treat Street" at the
Elizabeth Harvest Festival
on October 29th.
Are you ready to take in all the changing fall colors? Hop on one of these
10 Country Roads In Colorado For An Unforgettable Scenic Drive.