November 1st to November 3rd: Denver International Wine Festival – Westminster

“The Denver International Wine Festival has been recognized by Food and Wine magazine as one of the “Best Wine Festivals Across America”. Now in its 13th year, the Denver International Wine Festival, hosted by Wine Country Network, Inc., attracts vintners from around the world, and showcases the largest selection of international and domestic wines at any Grand Tasting in the Rocky Mountain region. Its signature wine and food-pairing event, Pairsine, features some of Colorado’s top chefs creating gourmet food pairings for gold-medal wines from the Denver International Wine Competition.” Get Tickets & Learn More about the Denver International Wine Festival

November 1st to November 12th: Denver Film Festival – Downtown

“Denver Film Festival is the city’s premier cultural event of the fall, selling more than 55,000 tickets to more than 250 films: Blockbusters, docs, shorts and indies.” Get Tickets & Learn More about the Denver Film Festival

November 4th: Día de los Muertos Festival – Botanic Gardens

“Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday traditionally observed on Nov. 1 and 2. A holiday with ancient roots combining Mexican indigenous customs and European traditions, Día de los Muertos is a lighthearted and joyful tribute to the memory of family and friends who have passed away. Families celebrate by creating ofrendas (offerings) – elaborate displays commemorating loved ones – decorating sugar skulls and more. Bring your family and friends to celebrate this fun and colorful tradition. Día de los Muertos costumes are encouraged.” Learn More about the Día de los Muertos Festival

November 9th to November 12th: Denver Fashion Weekend – RiNo

“DFW, Denver’s largest fashion show, returns this Fall November 9 – 12. Denver Fashion Weekend (DFW) fall season is upon us. Coming off a sold-out show in spring and a brand new summer edition, DFW continues to grow with each season; new designers, new fashion and new models. And this season promises to be no different. DFW will once again celebrate Colorado’s artistic community by showcasing the newest collections and the cutting edge in hair and beauty. As always, make sure to purchase your runway seats or tickets before they sell out.” Get Tickets to Denver Fashion Weekend

November 10th to November 12th: Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo – Downtown

“Get ready to kick off your season at the 26th annual Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo. Live acts, interactive exhibits and ongoing giveaways provide Expo visitors with non-stop entertainment and this year will not disappoint.” Get Tickets & Learn More about the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo

November 17th to November 19th: Holiday Food & Gift Festival – National Western Complex

“The 31st Annual Holiday Food & Gift Festival returns to Denver November 17-19th at the National Western Complex in Denver. This festival is the largest holiday celebration in the west drawing many shoppers annually that happily complete their holiday shopping early. With over 400 exhibitors the festival will provide shoppers with one-of-a-kind gifts that cannot be found anywhere else. Featuring art, crafts, jewelry, clothing, wood, music, photography, toys, Christmas décor, and much more makes this a gift buyer’s delight. There is a large gourmet food area where you can sample and purchase a wide range of food items including toffee, tea, chocolates, pasta, soups, dips, meats, coffee, jams, shortbread, chili, sauces and many more delights! Santa Claus makes an early appearance at the festival and is available each day for kids of all ages. Easy to find, the jolly fellow is in the rear of the show.” Get Tickets & Learn More about the Holiday Food & Gift Festival

November 23rd: Mile High United Way Turkey Trot – Wash Park

“Run your yams off at the 43rd annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot in Denver’s beautiful Wash Park. The four-mile race and quarter-mile family fun run is expected to host over 10,000 participants in support of Mile High United Way’s work in the community to improve the lives of children, families and individuals in need. This year’s Turkey Trot will include a start and finish village featuring entertainment, music, booths and a beer garden sponsored by Great Divide Brewing Co.” Register & Learn More about the Mile High United Way Turkey Trot

November 24th to November 25th: Zoo Lights Preview Weekend – Denver Zoo

“Guests of this popular holiday tradition will experience a light safari with 60 brilliantly-illuminated acres of lights, featuring more than 150 animated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns, hide in bushes and appear in places where they’re least expected.” Get Tickets & Learn More about the Zoo Lights Preview Weekend