Denver must-do fall
Great American Beer Festival | Photo © Brewers Association
Great American Beer Festival | Photo © Brewers Association

Here's Everything Awesome Happening This Fall in Denver

Denver Oktoberfest
Denver Oktoberfest | Courtesy of Denver Oktoberfest

Raise a glass at the Breckenridge Wine Classic

Hundreds of wines will be poured during the Grand Tasting.

Experience the extraordinary at Ordinary World

A totally immersive experience that’s part party, part performance, and totally one-of-a-kind.

Sip beer and explore corn mazes at Hops 'n' Husks

This fall beer fest also features fair foods, pumpkin cannons, go-carts, and much more.

Prost at the Drink RiNo Oktoberfest

No sipping here! Tickets include a half-liter stein for all day beer-fueled fun.

Get up close with Andrew W.K.

He’ll be stopping by before his Summit Music Hall show for a free meet & greet -- and performance.

Break out the lederhosen for the Denver Oktoberfest

This event packs so much fun, it spans two weekends. Don’t miss the stein-hoisting competitions and Long Dog Derby.

Get a Taste of Vail

This food & wine showcase highlights the best of the region and beyond.

Let your student debt get you into an awesome (and free) party

Show up to Blanc on Wednesday night with proof of student debt (email, bill, whatever) and be rewarded with beers, giveaways, and live music. All courtesy of a new finance company called SoFi

Celebrate the peak of fall in the Rockies

The free Autumn Gold Festival features live music, brats, brews, and more.

Eat as much as you can handle at the Truck Stop

This food truck rally will bring together dozens of the city’s tastiest mobile eateries. RSVP ahead of time for free entry.

Drink locally at the Farm to Bottle Festival

This event will feature local breweries, distilleries, and wineries pouring unlimited samples.
Great American Beer Festival
Great American Beer Festival | Photo © Brewers Association

Join the great beer takeover

This is Great American Beer Fest weekend and even if you don’t have tickets to the main event, special tappings, release parties, tastings, pairing dinners, and more will be happening all over town.

Show off your best zombie saunter

(Fake) blood and gore are required.

Go bRUNch Running

Opt for a 5K or 10K and then enjoy brunch eats and drinks, live music, games, and more.  

Sip whiskey and enjoy a show

The WhiskyX’s first Denver event will feature over 60 whiskeys, food samples, and music from Drive-By Truckers.

Meet local artisans of all kinds

This first-time event brings together artists, hobbyists, engineers, and more showing off their unique creations with hands-on activities and demonstrations.

Eat a farm-fresh dinner

Harvest Week features nightly dinners highlighting fresh produce from local farms, prepared by some of Denver’s top chefs.

Try Denver's best Bloodys, all in one place

Celebrate your favorite brunch cocktail at The Bloody Mary Festival.
Denver Film Festival
Denver Film Festival | Photo by James Dimagiba, courtesy of the Denver Film Festival

Watch a movie (or 250 movies) at the Denver Film Festival

Chose from big name blockbusters, documentaries, short films, and more.

Satisfy your inner wino at the Denver International Wine Fest

Indulge in over 400 wines, beers, and spirits, and get some wine education at a variety of seminars and tour some local wineries.

Get a totally free look inside Denver's bustling art scene

During Denver Arts Week you can enjoy free admission to many of the city’s museums as well as special events at dozens of art galleries in seven neighborhood art districts.

Join the Great Onesie Bar Crawl

Break out your favorite onesie and join a roving crowd for drinks and revelry.

Have a First Bite of Boulder without draining your wallet

Boudler's restaurant week returns with $29 three-course prix-fixe dinner menus available at over 50 of the city's best spots. 

Go for a Turkey Trot

This holiday-themed 4-mile walk/run benefits the Mile High United Way.

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Molly Martin is a freelance writer in Denver, Colorado who loves fall but hates pumpkin spice lattes. Follow her Mile High adventures @mollydbu on Twitter and Instagram.