Although summer is coming to a close and the first day of autumn is rapidly approaching (September 22nd, is case you are wondering) There are still many events to attend around the Denver Metro area to take full advantage of all the beautiful weather the Colorado has to offer.
On September 6th take a short drive to Keystone and enjoy Oktoberfest. Admission is free and it runs from 2-6pm. With food booths and beers from around Colorado breweries, enjoy the crisp mountain air and live music.
September 13thapple lovers gather in Salida for Apple Fest. A day filled with farm tours, apple picking and of course an apple pie contest!
Pedal the Plains comes back to Denver for the third year on September 19th -21st. You can enjoy cycling culture, good food and riding with friends and family. Registration is open now to join in on the event.
If you are more of the running type Color Fun Fest 5k is happening on September 20th in Denver. Run in color and dance along to the music!
A summer in Colorado would not be complete without a trip to Estes Park and the perfect time to head out is on September 20th-21st during the Autumn Gold Festival. You can enjoy live music food and drinks and be surrounded by all the beauty Estes has to offer.
Looking for a day to spend with your dogs? Steamboat Springs was named Dog Town USA for a reason, and on September 21st thePoochy Paddle gives you and your pups a day at the Old Town Hot Springs! Make sure to bring a donation of dog or cat food to share.
To round out the month of September everyone could use a little Chocolate therapy. Vail is helping with their Lionshead Wine, Spirit and Chocolate Festival on September 26th– October 5th. Tastings and dessert samplings created by local pastry chefs and outside vendors will be on hand.
Summer may be coming to a close; Colorado still has beautiful weather and plenty days left of sunshine! Get out there and take advantage of all the events Colorado towns have to offer.