Denver Fall FestivalsWhen the summer cools off, things in Denver start to heat up. The upcoming fall months are filled with some of The Mile High City's greatest events, from local chefs showing off their stuff to one of the largest zombie gatherings in the world.
WHEN: Weekends Throughout October
WHERE: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
Things get spooky around this time of year — especially during Fright Fest at Denver's famed downtown theme park, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park. This enormous fun zone transforms from theme park to "scream" park all month long during Fright Fest. From haunted houses to a free Trick-or-Treat Trail, there's something for the whole family to enjoy.
WHEN: Oct. 17, 2015
WHERE: Skyline Park
The Denver Zombie Crawl carries the honor of one of the largest zombie events in the nation, and for this - the 10th annual crawl - the organizers are again shooting for a new world record. The massive zombie gathering will take place on Denver's 16th Street Mall in a day-long event that can be as funny as it is horrifying.
Boo at the Zoo
WHEN: Oct. 24 - 25 & Oct. 30 - Nov.1, 2015
WHERE: Denver Zoo
Discover "spooktacular" Halloween fun at the Denver Zoo during Boo at the Zoo. Enjoy trick-or-treating stations while supporting Denver Zoo's mission to provided exceptional care to our resident animals. Space is limited so buy tickets early!
Denver Film Festival
WHEN: Nov 4 - 15, 2015
WHERE: Screenings and events will take place at various venues, including the Sie FilmCenter and UA Pavilions.
Since 1978, the Denver Film Society has worked to promote the medium as both an art form and a civic forum, developing a program that includes year-round screenings, community outreach projects and renowned special events. The 38th Denver Film Festival will take place November 4-15, 2015.
Denver Arts Week
WHEN: November 6 - 14, 2015
WHERE: Various galleries, museums and theaters throughout Denver
The Mile High City celebrates its vibrant creative community each year with Denver Arts Week. In 2015, this unique citywide happening returns with a lineup of innovative, inspiring and fun activities and events. Denver Arts Week takes place at seven neighborhood art districts, 20 museums and 100 art galleries, and includes the wildly popular Night At The Museums, where several of the city's greatest museums are FREE.
Denver International Wine Festival
WHEN: November 28 - 30, 2015
WHERE: Omni Interlocken Resort & Spa, Broomfield
Join fellow oenophiles in The Mile High City for the eleventh annual Denver International Wine Festival at the Omni Interlocken Resort & Spa. More than 400 wines will be presented by proprietors and winemakers from around the world. Take educational seminars, sample delicious gourmet food samplings and meet travel experts from top international destinations.