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Entertainment in Colorado

Alternative ways to celebrate the season

There’s nothing like spending autumn in Colorado. The vibrant colors and crisp air inspire us to don our best sweaters and head out to tackle all the must-do activities associated with celebrating the changing of the seasons. For example, everyone knows that leaf peeping, visits to corn mazes, and sipping piping hot cider are essential to items to check off your autumn bucket list, but when you think outside of the pumpkin patch, there are so many other ways to savor the season right in your own backyard.

These unique events across Colorado will help you add spice back into your fall social schedule.

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San Souci Festival of Dance Cinema

Boulder, September – December

For those who appreciate the art of dance, the San Souci Festival of Dance Cinema is a can’t-miss event this season. Take in an awe-inspiring selection of international dance films, participate in a workshop, and watch live performances by talented individuals and groups during this two-month- long festival.
Bloody Mary Festival
Denver, October 30
Trade in your pumpkin spice latte for something on the savory side. The Bloody Mary Festival is fun way to sample some of the best brunch cocktails in the West. After sipping a variety of drinks from the participating vendors, put your palate to the test and place your votes to help crown one lucky beverage the Best Bloody Mary.

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival

Colorado Springs, november 11-13
Join the audience of the longest-running women’s film festival in North America to view women-made documentaries, narratives, shorts, and animated films. Be transported into the stories of the silver screens and experience the world through the eyes of the inspiring ladies that bring these thought-provoking films to life.
Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival
Indulge in some family-friendly fun at the Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival. This free event offers the chance to view the festival’s namesake animal, enjoy an open-air train ride on the Georgetown Loop Railroad, snack on delicious s’mores, try your hand at archery and target shooting, and more.
Denver Fashion Week
denver, NOVEMBER 12-20
Add some style to this season by attending Denver Fashion Week. Collections from local, national, and international designers — ranging from streetwear, activewear, lifestyle, kids, and sustainability to high fashion — will be escorted down the runway for your viewing pleasure. This is your chance to discover emerging designers, fall in love with a new trend, and network with some of the most influential tastemakers in Colorado’s fashion scene.
Denver Fashion Week

Photo Courtesy of Denver Fashion Week

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