Autumn events in Denver CO are more than getting beer at Oktoberfest….but many people in Denver are so focused on football season they overlook other stuff to do on the weekends.
There is the changing of the leaves where you can go to the mountains is one popular example…but let’s focus on Denver.
Autumn events in Denver CO is a special time because even though it is very short it is when you start thinking of preparing for the winter and before you know it the holidays are here!
It is also when we start seeing crazy weather!
When you see a 40 degree drop in temperature within 24 hours you know Autumn is here.
Denver Annual Events in September
Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival
Dates have yet to be announced
I normally try to keep the events centered on local…but this Celtic festival is so popular I had to include it!
Estes Park Resort 500 Big Thompson Avenue Estes Park, CO 80517
Come celebrate at one of the largest Celtic festivals in the nation. Entertainment includes bagpipe bands, Irish dancing, folk music, merchant tents and professional Scottish athletes competing in stone-put, hammer toss and caber toss
Festival Italiano at Belmar
Dates have yet to be announced
Festival Italiano is known for serving up the region’s best selection of homemade Italian specialties for guests as well as an artisan marketplace, live entertainment and chef tastings surrounding the festival dining booths! This free celebration features live music on two stages, live Chef Demonstrations, Wine tastings, Kids Activities (grape stomping), a Bocce Tournament and Flag Throwers flown in from Italy for the weekend!
Dates have yet to be announced but in late September as a rule
Oktoberfest Denver is set to once again commemorate this world-famous and time-honored tradition of German heritage by combining dynamic performance of music and dance, bier-based activities and entertainment for all ages
Denver Annual Events in October
Denver Indigenous Film and Arts Festival
October 2 - October 7, 2012
What is indigenous?
Indian tribes and other indigenous peoples use, manage, and develop their natural, cultural and human resources. Further, they help the tribes protect their environments in ways that strengthen tribal sovereignty and self-determination and that comport with their cultures and traditions
The International Institute is proud to present the Indigenous Film & Arts Festival, now in its 9th year. This year's theme is Stories & Storytellers. Events are free, suggested donation of $5.
Denver Beer Fest
October 5 - October 13, 2012
The nine-day Denver Beer Fest includes rare beer tastings, beer-paired dinners, "brewer vs. brewer" nights, beer tappings, brewery tours and a variety of entertaining beer events.
Rock n' Roll Denver Marathon
The Denver Marathon offers runners the opportunity to participate in a marathon, half-marathon, or a four-person marathon relay. The Denver Marathon course will start and finish in downtown and race through Denver's most-scenic parks creating a community-wide festival atmosphere.
Autumn events in Denver CO offer beer, exercise and food and whatever else you might need to settle in for winter!