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September 8th – Lafayette Brew Fest
“No Entrance Fee! Explore craft/micro beers one pour at a time! WINE FOR SALE! Restaurant, Food Booths and Music! We will feature 26 Breweries/Cideries all within 75 miles of Lafayette. They bring great beer and your cider for you to taste. Local Food includes – Suburban Wiener, Butcher and the Blonde, Big Dawg Barbecue. Enjoy the music by – Blind Alley Troubadours. 21 & over to drink (Must show ID at the door). There are no age limits for entrance, but there are limited things for those under 21 to do at this event. We ask that you use your discretion in bringing kids.” Tickets & More Info!
September 14th to 16th – Fall Fest: Boulder
“For over 30 years, Downtown Boulder’s Fall Fest is one of Boulder’s most beloved community celebrations. The 3-day autumn festival features live music, great food, local micro-brews, wine and margaritas, children’s activities and over 100 artisans presented by Firefly Handmade Markets.” More Info!
September 15th – Fortober Fest: Fort Collins
“On Saturday, September 15th, celebrate the last outdoor music festival of the year at Fortoberfest in Old Town Square! With support from the Bohemian Foundation, the Downtown Business Association proudly presents this free and family friendly Fort Collins-style Oktoberfest celebration, which features a full day of live music on the Choice Organics stage, seasonal microbrews from Odell and High Country Beverage, wine from Wilbur’s Total Beverage and regional German-themed cuisine!” More Info!
September 16th – Fall Equinox Half Marathon & 5 Mile: Ft.Collins
“7th annual race held around the Autumnal Equinox during the height of fall color. The race features a fast downhill point-to-point course great for your new PR. Both courses run downhill along the Cache La Poudre River finishing at the base of the canyon where a post race party awaits with live music, food and beer (21+ w/ ID).” Registration & More Info!
September 22nd – Rocky Mountain Chocolate Festival: Loveland
“Our first festival in 2017 was a HUGE HIT, with bigger crowds than we had dreamed of! This year, we’ll have MORE CHOCOLATE and shorter lines! We’re also adding VIP Tickets that allow you to skip the entry line!” Tickets & More Info
September 22nd to 23rd – Autumn Gold Festival: Estes Park
“It’s a perfect season for one of Estes Park’s late-autumn traditions when a series of bands herald Autumn Gold – a Festival of Bands, Brats & Beer! Entrance is free to dance, listen to music and enjoy the festival. The Estes Valley Sunrise Rotary will be offering mustard-smothered bratwursts, cold brews, soft drinks and more as talented local musicians and award-winning Colorado band play. Browse the vendor booths that will be offering corn on the cob, funnel cakes, fresh squeezed lemonade, roasted almonds and desserts. Bring the kids! Free family activities include face painting, corn bag toss, a bounce house and a classic car show. The highlight of the Autumn Gold Festival is the popular raffle with the winner taking home the grand prize of $5,000. Additional prizes include a $2,500 runner-up prize and various other cash awards. Raffle tickets are $25 each.” More Info!
September 28th to 29th – OktoBREWfest: Greeley
“Greeley’s OktoBREWfest 2018 will be September 28th & 29th at historic Lincoln Park in Downtown Greeley at 8th Street & 9th Avenue. Join us at the kick-off on Friday evening, September 28th from 5-10PM for some great beer, brats, games, and a free concert. Then prepare for a full day of fun on Saturday, September 29th from 11AM-9PM. Enjoy a whole day of music, a wide variety of craft beer from great Northern Colorado breweries, food from more than a dozen vendors, and a huge children’s area with face painting, obstacle course, arcade games, inflatable slide, WOW Bubbles and more! Kids and adults can also compete in pie eating contests, stein lifting contests, life-size beer pong and more.” More Info!
September 29th to September 30th – Elk Fest: Estes Park
“Elk Fest features bugling competitions, a Cabela’s archery range, Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s Elk Camp, seminars, elk-themed kids’ activities, live country, rock and bluegrass music, elk-inspired arts and crafts, Native American storytelling & music, a display of raptors, and self-guided elk tour maps. There will also be a variety of vendors offering memorable souvenirs of your time at Elk Fest. Food vendors will be on site as well offering plenty of choices! Stop into the “Wallowing Hole” craft beer garden on both Saturday and Sunday serving up delicious drinks. Kick off the weekend festivities by participating in the Rut Run 5k on Saturday; registration starts at 8:30am and the race begins at 9am. Live entertainment will light up the park Saturday with popular Colorado bands on stage!” More Info!
Or you could go for a bike ride!