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 spooky sights at the Denver Zoo, to the biggest film festival in the region.
WHEN: November 14-16
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St.
Denver's next big thing. ART DENVER brings a new, fresh experience of fine arts to Colorado. Renowned national visual artists and fashion designers will present one-of-a-kind and handcrafted works for sale, exhibition, inspiration and entertainment. Don't miss the designs of Michael Costello and Mondo Guerra during the opening night fashion show on Friday, November 14 from 6-10 p.m.
WHEN: Weekends Throughout October
WHERE: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park, 2000 Elitch Cir.
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. 25
WHERE: Sustainability Park, 26th & Lawrence St.
Join The Big Wonderful in Sustainability Park for Pumpkinfest. Toss a pumpkin or two and enter the pumpkin carving contest. Gin Doctors will be the musical guest and will perform Smashing Pumpkins and 90's cover songs all day.
Boo at the Zoo
WHEN: Oct. 25-26
WHERE: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St.
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 Arts Week
WHEN: November 7-15
WHERE: Various galleries, museums and theaters throughout Denver
The Mile High City celebrates its vibrant creative community each year with Denver Arts Week. In 2014, 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 20-22
WHERE: Grand Hyatt Denver, 1750 Welton St.
Join fellow oenophiles in The Mile High City for the sixth annual Denver International Wine Festival at the Grand Hyatt Denver. 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.
Starz Denver Film Festival
WHEN: November 12-23
WHERE: SIE FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave.
A feast for lovers of adventurous and independent cinema, the Starz Denver Film Festival feature more than 200 films from around the world. Indiewire recently named this event one of the top 50 film festivals in the world. The full schedule will be announced in September. Stay tuned!