Corn Mazes:

Corn Maze @ Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
September 15 – October 29
Friday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Last ticket sold at 6pm and 5pm

After Dark Corn Maze and Dead Zone Haunted Attraction @ Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
October 6 – October 29

Friday & Saturday, 7 p.m. – Midnight p.m. (Last ticket sold at 11pm) Sunday 7pm 11pm (Last ticket sold at 10pm)
Thursday Oct 19 & 26, 7-11pm (Last Ticket sold at 10pm)

Fritzler’s Corn Maze
20861 CR 33
LaSalle, CO 80645
The Fritzler Corn Maze is another premier Colorado attraction every October. Located just seven miles south of Greeley, it’s a short drive from Denver, making it a great spot for a night’s entertainment for the whole family. This traditional corn maze is filled with lots of twists and turns, giving you the perfect opportunity to work together to conquer the maze. Enjoy the ATV mini roller coaster, check out the go-carts or hop around on the pillow jump. There is a lot to enjoy at the Fritzler Corn Maze so grab the whole family and head out to celebrate the October spirit.

Pumpkins Plentiful

Pumpkin Festival @ Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms
October 13 – 15

Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Visit for more event details including admission prices.

Pumpkin Festival @ Jared’s Nursery Gift & Garden Center
September 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pumpkin Patch under cover open 9 am -6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on weekends. The cost is based on the weight of the pumpkin from 5-20 dollars. On site is a free straw maze. There is no entry fee. Pumpkins available during the month of October. The outdoor pumpkin patch area is open 10 a.m. -3 p.m. on weekends October 7th to the 15th. Cost is based on the weight of the pumpkin.

18th Annual Punkin Chunkin Colorado
Arapahoe Park Racetrack
Oct. 6-8
This gourd-a-be another good time! Punkin Chunkin Colorado is the signature fall event in Aurora —  which is just one of only five pumpkin chunking competition events sanctioned by the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Organization. It’s serious pumpkin flinging. The festival also includes activities like live music, face painting, pony rides, crafts, a pumpkin patch and blow-up corn maze.


Spooks for the Brave:

Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 1-31 (closed Oct. 7). Family-friendly activities beginning at noon; after dark, a scream park. $37.99 adults and children over 48 inches; $27.99 children 48 inches and under and seniors. 2000 Elitch Circle, 303-595-4FUN, 

Haunted Field of Screams and Crazed Cornfield Maze
Daytime: 20-acre Crazed Cornfield and Pumpkin Patch, plus mini maze for the little ones; Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Adult maze $10; kids $8, mini maze $4. At night: Adults’ Haunted Field of Screams and Dead Man’s Maze Thursday and Sunday sundown-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday sundown-midnight. Haunted Field of Screams $16; VIP $28; Dead Man’s Maze $14; VIP $22; package $27, VIP $50. All through Oct. 31. 104th and Riverdale Road, 303-913-5947,

Terror in the Corn: Anderson Farms
6728 County Road 3-1/4
Erie, CO 80516
Anderson Farms is the home of the longest-running corn maze in Colorado, and these folks really know how to do it right. As the only haunted hayride and ghost town, Terror in the Corn will amaze and delight the Halloween lover in you. You’ll go on a 35-minute wander through an unforgiving cornfield as you find all sorts of terrifying creatures just waiting to scare you. There are lots of new features this year, so even if you have been to Terror in the Corn before, you will find a lot of new things to enjoy this year.


Halloween Classics:

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
Adapted for children. At the Theatre at Buck Recreation Center, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.. One-hour program for ages six and older. $7 adults, $3 for youth. 2004 W. Powers Ave, Littleton,, 303-730-4612.

“Wild about Halloween”
Free children’s concert by the Littleton Symphony Orchestra Oct. 29, 2:30 p.m. at Littleton United Methodist Church. No tickets needed. 5894 So. Datura St., Littleton, 303-933-6824.

Historic Olde Town Arvadas Festival of Scarecrows
7525 W 57th Ave. Arvada
October 7
The 21st annual Festival of Scarecrows, Presented by Historic Olde Town Arvada, will transform Olde Town Arvada‛s town square into a pumpkin patch filled with scarecrows of all shapes and sizes. Bring costumed kids for the parade, enjoy a free hayride, navigate the corn maze, check out the giant pumpkins from the Arvada Gardeners, find a perfect pumpkin and be sure to vote for your favorite scarecrow, the winners will receive prizes.


Seasonal Selections:

Oktoberfest Denver: Sept. 22–23 & Sept. 29–30, 2017
Oktoberfests around the world are largely about beer, but downtown Denver’s Autumn celebration turns out fun for the whole family! With a Dachshund Derby that has to be seen to be believed, costume contests, food booths, polka dancing and live music! Fall in love with this season’s celebration!

Highlands Ranch Oktoberfest and 5K 

Sep 23, 2017
Authentic German food, Paulaner beer, live entertainment, kids games, Dachshund races and a 5K/100 Yard Dash. Fireworks at 9:30 PM. There is lots of German food, music, and great beers. Event runs from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm.