Things to do for Fall in Colorado Springs 2020

Things to do for Fall in Colorado Springs

Ask a handful of Coloradans what their favorite season is, and you may be overwhelmed with fall lovers. Fall is truly a special time of year in the Pikes Peak region with the weather cooling, and the leaves turning, there is still plenty of time to get outside and enjoy the weekend before the winter sets in.

Many events have been cancelled or postponed until 2021, but here is the confirmed Springs Homes list of Things to do for Fall in the Colorado Springs area for 2020. Hurry, fall doesn’t last very long, so pack in as much as you can in the remaining weekends.

 

Get Artsy or Craftsy

Fine Arts & Crafts Market

Join us this year for our 24th annual Fine Arts & Crafts Market. This year, over 50 vendors will display their wares outside for this one day only event.

Location: Lewis Palmer High School, 1300 Higby Rd Monument, CO 80132

Date/Time: Saturday Sept 26th, 9-4

Cost: FREE

More Info: Official Website

 

Sugar Plum Food and Gift Mart

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are making a stop in Colorado Springs at the Sugar Plum Food and Gift Mart. See them with your Christmas list and stay for art, crafts, jewelry, boutique clothing, photography, toys, Christmas décor, and much more!

Location: Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd. (off Academy) Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Date/Time: October 17-18, 2020, 10-6, 11-4

Cost: $6, Youth 16 & under free!

More Info: Official Website

 

Plein Air Painting: Fall Landscapes in Colorado

There is nothing more relaxing than painting outside. Join Deb Bartos and learn how to properly express the subtle shadows and colors of outdoor landscapes.

Location: Bemis School of Art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 818 Pelham Place, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Date/Time: Saturdays Sept 26 TO Oct 17, 2020 9-11 am

Cost: FAC Member Price: $105, Non-Member Price: $120

More Info: (719) 475-2444 Official Website

 

Apple Picking, Pumpkin Patches and Farm Visits

Fall at Chatfield Farms

Come to Chatfield Farms for some fun fall activity. Come enjoy the corn maze, and for the little ones, there is even a mini maze. The 7 acre corn maze will confound you and there will be pumpkins for purchase (no cash or checks please)

Location: Chatfield Farms, 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128

Date/Time:Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays; Sept. 18 – Oct. 31

Cost: $12 Adult, $10 Adult Member, Student*, Senior (65+), Military*, $8 Child (ages 3-­12), $6 Member Child, Free for children 2 and younger
*Student and military pricing available by calling 720-865-3500

You must purchase a ticket online for a specific date and time to visit. Tickets will not be available onsite.

More Info: Official Website

 

 

Enjoy Festivals, Food and Beverages

Black Forest OktoberFest

You can’t say fall without saying Oktoberfest. The Black Forest Brewery is hosting this event and will have many traditional german brews including their Oktoberfest, Bock, Hefeweizen, Dunkel Weizen, Roggenbier and Dortmunder Lager! Brat burn all day Saturday & Biggi’s Little Bavaria food truck Sunday.

Location:  Black Forest Brewery 11590 Black Forest Road Suite #50

Date/Time: Saturday Sept 26 – Sun Sept 27, 11am – 9pm

Cost: Space is limited, so reserve your 6-person table for just $20 in the brewery or online. Advance orders will receive one commemorative BF Oktoberfest Stein!

More Info: Official Website

 

OCC Harvest Fest

A pumpkin patch, farmer’s market, beer garden and a host of vendor and live music will keep you happy and enjoying the fall weather.

Location:  Various locations along Colorado Ave in Old Colorado City

Date/Time: Saturday Oct 17th, 11am – 3pm

Cost: FREE

More Info: Official Website

 

Oddity & Bizarre Expo

Calling all fans of the weird and unusual!  This is your time to shine and to pick up some unusual items. Hundreds of vendors focused on the “OMG, look at that” items, steampunk and stuff you might blink twice at.

Location: Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd. (off Academy) Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Date/Time: Saturday October 17 9-6, Sunday October 18 10-4

Cost: Adults: $10, Youth 12 & under: Free

More Info: Official Website

 

Being Outside & Feats of Exercise

St Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Ending childhood cancer is a worthy journey. This year, it will be held virtually, but for a great cause. Form a team, invite your friends and be a fundraiser for the kids of St. Jude.

Location: Virtual

Date/Time: Saturday September 26

Cost: Donations & Fundraising

More Info:  Website

 

Yoga at Rainbow Falls

Grab your mat, mask and your friends over 18 and enjoy this special yoga class at Rainbow Falls. The calming sounds of the waterfall will focus and center you as you glide through a yoga class for all ages. Instruction provided by Manitou Springs Pool & Fitness Center.

Location: Rainbow Falls Historic Site, 1360 Serpentine Drive, Cascade, CO 80809

Date/Time: Saturday Oct 3, 8:30-9:30 am

Cost: $10 per person per class: Pre-registration required.

More Info:  Website

 

Guided Birding Hike at Cross Creek Regional Park

Grab your binoculars, your birding friends and head to Hale Reservoir in the heart of the park to pursue all kinds of migrating birds during fall migration. This event is appropriate for adults and young naturalists in 4th grade and up when accompanied by an adult.

Location: Cross Creek Regional Park 8115 Parkglen Dr., Fountain, CO 80817

Date/Time: Oct 17, 2020 at 08:00 am – 09:30 am (Sat) & Nov 14, 2020 at 08:00 am – 09:30 am (Sat)

Cost: FREE but preregistration is required

More Info:  Website

 

Downtown Walking Tour: Ghosts of Downtown

Hear spooky stories of the history and ghostly characters of downtown Colorado Springs. Participants are encouraged to arrive at 9:30 a.m. to enjoy a free coffee beverage of their choice (included in ticket price). Tours begins promptly at 10 a.m

Location: The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N Tejon, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Date/Time:Oct 10, 2020 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Sat)

Cost: $10

More Info:  Website