Fall Festival

Description

Step back in time and enjoy free Fall fun on the farm at the 17 Mile House Farm Park, Saturday, October 19. This is a rare opportunity to visit this historic landmark that served pioneers traveling on wagon trains to Denver in the 1860s, and operated as a working farm for over a century. The Farm Park features a farmhouse, silo, milk shed, barn and two replica windmills. In addition to a variety of activities going on throughout the day, historians will be taking groups on guided tours inside the farm house every 30 minutes starting on the hour. 

Activities

  • Pumpkin Patch - Available for purchase. Cash only.
  • Scenic Hay Ride
  • Petting Farm and Milk Cow
  • Live Bluegrass Music
  • Goldpanning
  • Blacksmith and Beekeeper
  • Nature's Educators Birds of Prey
  • Historic Demonstrations and Tours
  • Food and Beverages for Sale
  • Free wagon ride to Tagawa Gardens where additional fall activities will take place

*All activities are free except pumpkins and food sales

Crafts and Contests

Be sure to bring the kids by the sewing room inside the 17 Mile Farm House where they can participate in a variety of free pioneer craft activites. When they are finished, head over to the pumpkin patch where they can try their skill at the pumpkin ring toss

The Farm Park features a farmhouse, silo, milk-shed and barn, as well as two replica windmills. Park amenities include a trailhead to connect users to the Cherry Creek Regional Trail, picnic tables, parking lot and restrooms. The restored farmhouse will be furnished in 2013; donations are welcome at the event to help with this effort.

Event Date

Saturday October 19, 2013

Event Time

10:00am - 3:00pm

Venue

17 Mile House Farm Park

Admission Fee/Ticket Price

FREE

Address

8181 S. Parker Rd.
Centennial, CO

Phone

720-874-6540

Website

www.arapahoecountyfair.com