Not sure how to spend your crisp October days? We’ve got some fun fall activities for you.
Plan ahead. Buy tickets, sign-up online, or do a little research before attending these events and activities.
Join the City hall at the Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice festival! Spend a day with friends as you enjoy live performances, delicious food trucks that offer something for everyone's taste buds (including vegetarian options), and activities perfect to match any occasion, including family fun or solo relaxation, and a GOURDgeous pumpkin patch.
Join ACAD for a night of live music and delicious food as they celebrate the arts community! The Plant Fundraiser will feature local artists performing their finest work, alongside vendors who provide authentic dishes from all over town. This event is perfect if you want to support your talented locals while enjoying some great cuisine--and it's free!! Get your ticket here.
Come out to Colfax for a night of FREE music and performances surrounded by TRUE LOCAL artisans and makers! This event is the perfect opportunity to check out some of the best talents our community has to offer and to support local businesses. Don't miss out – join Aurora Cultural Arts District for a night of fun!
What a great way to spend an evening! There's nothing like attending the game of your favorite team and watching them compete at a high level. You'll get so wrapped up in the excitement that you won't even care if they lose or win. Get your tickets here.
The Choctoberfest event is a celebration that combines Oktoberfest, Halloween, and chocolate. There are thousands of chocolates to sample and buy at the event, as well as a beer garden, chocolate martinis, pumpkin bowling, and a live polka band. The event also includes contests, a Halloween craft station, and lots of fun for attendees.
The event will be a day-long party with beer stations, food trucks, live music, and aerial performances. Attendees will also be able to enjoy on-site tattooing, cigar smoking, and swing dancing. New merch and glassware will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets are now live!
The Fall Fest at Stanley is a free annual event that has become a family favorite. There are a variety of activities to enjoy, such as browsing the vendor market, picking out a pumpkin from the Village Farm, getting your face painted, and having fun at the craft tables. This event is a great way to spend a fall day with your family.
The event will be featuring work from Red Delicious Press, an artist co-op located on East Colfax. They will be selling their prints, and anyone who buys one will get a free pint of beer. This is a great opportunity to check out some local art and support the artists involved.
The Arapahoe County Scaregrounds is hosting a family-friendly event for Halloween. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume and participate in the festivities, which include games, activities, a petting farm, live entertainment, a costume contest, pumpkin painting, and food trucks. Adults can enjoy drinks and snacks from the various vendors while kids have a blast collecting treats along Treat Street. Tickets can be found here.
YOU'RE INVITED TO FALL-O-WEEN at Southlands Get ready for a day of fun with family and friends, from a trick-o-treat trail to a dog costume contest on Main Street and a pumpkin patch in the Town Square, with even more to come.
Boo & Brew is back! This event will include face painting, a balloon twister, a costume contest, and a candy crawl for kids. For adults, the event will feature local breweries and food trucks.
The following will be open throughout July, making it easy to plan your laid-back adventures in Aurora.
Go on a scenic hike in the fall colors. The changing leaves make for beautiful scenery and great Instagram photos. Need some trails to hit? Check out this blog.
One of the most beautiful sights of fall is the leaves changing color. A drive through the countryside on a sunny day in October is a must-do for anyone who loves nature.
This is a fun activity for all ages, and you can get some great decorations or even pumpkin pies from the pumpkins you pick!
There are likely lots of festivals happening in your area this month, so find one that sounds fun and go! They often have food, games, and other activities. Stanley Fall Festival on Sunday, October 16th, at one of our favorite gathering places, the one-and-only Stanley Marketplace!
There are lots of great craft ideas online for things like pinecone turkeys, leaf wreaths, and more. Get creative!
What's October without scary movies? Curl up on the couch with some popcorn and enjoy some classic (or not-so-classic) horror films.