What: Get in costume and have some scary fun at the 12th annual Denver Zombie Crawl! There will be vendors, makeup booths and a gathering to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” This year, organizers are stepping up the costume contest with bigger prizes – but you must register ahead of time to secure a spot in the contest. $5 for single entries and $10 for teams up to eight people.
Where: Skyline Park (16th St. Mall)
When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Skyline Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free, unless you’re participating in the costume contest. See above for more information.
What: Denver’s first Caturday is a day to “reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends.” The day will be a day for delightful outdoor cat-napping and socializing. The event aims at helping felines get acquainted with the outdoors, among other things.
Where: Cheesman Park
When: Saturday, October 7
More info: Learn more about the First Caturday Denver by clicking here.
4. Apple Fest in Cedaredge
What: If you’ve never been to Cedaredge on Colorado’s Grand Mesa and want to discover new places, then head to the town to check out Applefest. More than 150 vendors will share the area’s wealth with locals and tourists alike. You can also check out the classic car and antique tractor show, live music and much more.
Where: Town of Cedaredge
When: Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: Cherry Creek North’s 3rd Annual Art Feast will offer a free art gallery walking tour at Fillmore Plaza, where you’ll receive a map of participating galleries, a list of featured restaurants in the area and information about the Art Feast Challenge, a walking gallery tour passport activity featuring a Cherry Creek North gift basket that will be awarded to one winner.
Where: Cherry Creek North between East 1st Avenue and East 3rd Avenue (north-south) and between University Boulevard and Steele Street (west-east)
When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What: The City of Arvada will be showing off scarecrows of all shapes, sizes and costume during it’s annual Festival of Scarecrows at the Olde Town Square. There will also be a costumed kids’ parade, a stalk maze, and a great pumpkin contest. There will be food and games.
Where: Olde Town Square in Arvada, 7307 Grandview Avenue
When: Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.