Colorado Fall Activities and Events!

Fall Activities in Colorado Springs

Fall Drives –  The aspen trees are starting to change.  Make sure you take the time to seek the beautiful fall leaves in Colorado.  You will want to get out of the car to enjoy the crisp fall air and to snap some photos of a fall scene of densely wooded, fiery aspen trees. Places to go: Pikes Peak Highway, Highway 67 through Cripple Creek, Highway 67, Rampart Range.

Murder Mystery Train –  Enjoy an evening of delicious food, breathtaking scenery, outstanding service and a classic “who-dunnit” murder mystery produced and performed by the talented and award-winning Red Herring Productions. While they do the entertaining, you’ll have a full bar at 

Your fingertips and a menu with a variety of fantastic prix fixe, three-course dinners to choose from – all featuring Colorado-grown and raised ingredients.
Date: Saturdays through October 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Corn Mazes – Enjoy a 5-acre corn maze and then go to the pumpkin patch to find that perfect pumpkin. Shop for a large variety of in-season fruits and vegetables, local honey, salsa, jellies, fresh baked goods, pasta & fall decor. 
Date: Through October 31, 2017
Time: 9 am – 6 pm
Where: Colon Orchards

Scarecrow days in Old Colorado City – Come see the unique, the scary, the creative, and the beautiful scarecrows in Old Colorado City! Merchants in OCC will create a scarecrow and place it in front of their business during the month of October. Make sure you explore OCC to see them all.
Date: October 1-31, 2017
Time: All Day
Where: Old Colorado City

Giant Spirit Tour – Old Colorado City’s finest restaurants join together to create a tour of the best tastings and samples of craft beers and wines around during the Giant Pumpkin Festival 2017. The tour will include specials on food and appetizers. $25 a person, to benefit the Great Pumpkin Common Wealth Pumpkin Growers Contest. *samples only
Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Old Colorado City

Haunted Brew Fest – One hundred different beers, wines and spirits will be available for the tasting 

At the Haunted Brew Fest. Enjoy unlimited 2 oz samplings, live entertainment, free prizes, and discount tickets to Ghouls Gulch Haunted House. Located at the Norris Penrose Event Center.
Date: October 21, 2017
Time:  2 sessions: 1 – 4 pm & 5 – 8 pm
Where: Norris Penrose Event Center

Emma Cawford Coffin Races – The Parade starts at noon, followed by 70 teams racing coffins down Manitou Avenue for the ultimate victory! Each team consists of one Emma and four runners dressed in costume. The fastest times earn trophies as well as a chance to win Best Emma, Best Entourage, and Best Coffin.
Date: October 28, 2017
Time: Parade begins at Noon, events until 3 pm
Where: Manitou Springs

See the fall colors by Train – Relax and take in the beautiful scenery while riding on one of the area’s trains and railways. The Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is a four-mile round-trip ride through one of the region’s best places to peep the changing of the leaves. The Pikes Peak Cog will not only take you to the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain but it also is a great way to see the leaves change.

Segway Tours –  The great thing about these tours offered by Adventures Out West, you decide where you want to take your tour – whether it’s Garden of the Gods Park, The Broadmoor, or Downtown Colorado Springs. If you’d prefer to sit, jeep tours are also available.

Aspen Hikes – Colorado is well known for its aspen trees, with quaking leaves that change from green to vibrant, translucent yellow. Take these scenic hikes from spring through fall to get a glimpse of the aspens, green or gold, around Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.

So plan your Fall trip to Colorado and make sure to
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