October 1st – October 31st: Maize in the City – Thornton

“Enjoy a convenient, simple and fun rural experience at Maize in the City with several fall attractions including free attractions for families to enjoy. Started in 2001, and located just 15 minutes from downtown Denver, Maize in the City offers hours of daytime activities to families and others seeking fall attractions including a 20-acre Crazed Corn Field Maze – voted best corn maze by Denver Westword – a mini maze, petting zoo, pony rides and more.” Get Tickets & Learn More about Maize in the City

October 2nd – October 7th: Great American Beer Festival Celebration – Cheba Hut Denver

“It’s that time of year again and we are excited about the Great American Beer Festival! 
We will be hosting about a dozen events throughout the week, so there will be no shortage of beers to come try! Over 80 rare, delicious, and never before seen beers to be tapped, featuring Upslope Brewing Company, Ska Brewing, La Cumbre Brewing Co., New Holland Brewing Co., Lagunitas Brewing Co, Bristol Brewing Company, Left Hand Brewing Company, Ninkasi Brewing, Destihl Brewery, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Tivoli Brewing Co, Boulder Beer Co., just to name a few! Lots of giveaways and prizes to win from us here at Cheba Hut, and of course from your favorite breweries!” Learn More about the GABF Celebration

October 6th – October 15th: Dracula – Ellie Caulkins Opera House

“Back by popular demand, Colorado Ballet will open the 2017/2018 season with the crowd-favorite Dracula, October 6-15, 2017 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Based on Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror, Dracula features enthralling choreography by Michael Pink, exhilarating music by Philip Feeney performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra, and plenty of spine-tingling excitement. Stock up on garlic and join us for a performance full of seductive vampires, frightening mental patients and the king of the undead himself, Count Dracula!” Get Tickets and Learn More about Dracula

October 7th – October 8th: Pumpkin Harvest Festival – Four Mile Historic Park

“Visit an old-time fall festival on twelve historic acres—without leaving the city! Build your own scarecrow, select your favorite pumpkin from the patch, and tour the Park in a horse-drawn wagon. Explore how 19th-century Coloradans lived and prepared for the season, with historic demonstrations and tours of the Four Mile House Museum. Try your luck with county fair games, and enjoy delicious treats from the beer garden (21 and up) and local food vendors.” Learn More about the Pumpkin Harvest Festival

October 14th: Englewood Block Party – Englewood

“The City of Englewood is hosting a party in the street! Live music, beer garden, kids’ activities, food vendors, local business booths and more!” Learn More about the Englewood Block Party

October 18th – October 26th: Glow at the Gardens – Denver Botanic Gardens

“Luminaria-lined pathways wind through the Gardens to reveal larger-than-life pumpkin displays. Each week features a different theme. In addition, enjoy a wide array of activities take place each night including: Live music, free face painting, Costume contest, Scavenger hunt, Crafts, and LED circus performers. Seasonal food and beverages are available for purchase at Offshoots Café, Hive Garden Bistro, cash bars and hot beverage bars.” Get Tickets & Learn More about Glow at the Gardens

October 22nd: The Bloody Mary Festival – Denver

“From LoDo to Boulder we’ve scoured the Denver Area for the craftiest and most delicious Bloody Marys. You won’t find any plain tomato juice and horseradish concoctions here…Enjoy 3 hours tasting Denver’s most delicious and innovative Bloody Marys, made by the finest bars, restaurants & bottled mixes in the Denver Area. Also, enjoy music, food trucks, local food & drink samples, and more!” Get Tickets & Learn More about the Bloody Mary Festival

October 26th: Halloween Parade and Party – Union Station

“Bring your little ghosts and goblins to enjoy a spooky celebration featuring trick-or-treating at merchant shops, a costume parade from the Plazas through the Great Hall and a contest with prizes for best costume and best group/family costume. There might be a scare here and there, along with great adult drink specials and fun!” Learn More about the Halloween Parade and Party