Here’s your guide to a spectacular weekend in Colorado, where a full slate of events await you. From apple bobbing in a mountain town to a tasty chili cook-off party to enormous soft pretzels with beer cheese at Oktoberfest, there are countless events and festivities to discover this fall. Here are some of our favorite things to do around Colorado this weekend, from September 6-8, 2019.

1. Estes ParkLongs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival: There will be jousting, piping, a parade and more. Sept. 5-8, Estes Fairgrounds and Event Center, Estes Park.

2. New CastleBurning Mountain Festival: Parade, music, vendors and more. Sept. 6-7, Burning Mountain Park, New Castle.

3. BreckenridgeBreckenridge Oktoberfest: German cuisine, games, polka dancing, brew vendors, and more. Sept. 6-7,

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4. Colorado SpringsBriarfest: Rides, food, concerts and marketplace. Sept. 6-8, St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, Colorado Springs.

5. Snowmass VillageBalloon Festival: One of the highest-altitude balloon events in the country. Sept. 6-8, Snowmass.

6. Fort LuptonTrapper Days: Parades, food and more. Sept. 6-8, downtown, Fort Lupton.

7. Woodland ParkCruise About the Clouds Car Show: Vintage, custom and classic cars and motorcycles. Sept. 7, Woodland Park.

8. MeekerJammin’ Lamb Festival: Lamb, music, culture and spirits. Sept. 7, Downtown Plaza, Meeker.

9. Buena VistaApple Fest: Apple bobbing, pie contests, tours and more. Sept. 7, Turner Farm, Buena Vista.

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10. CentennialCar Show and Concert: Classic and exotic cars, food trucks and music. Sept. 7, Centennial Center Park, Centennial.

11. DenverWestwood Chile Fest: Celebrates Hispanic-centric cultures with focus on authentic food and the arts. Sept. 7, Morrison Road, Denver.

12. Crested ButteChili and Beer Fest: Locally made chili, craft beer and live music. Sept. 7, Crested Butte.

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13. Snowmass VillageSeptemberfest: Wine and food tastings, kids activities, vendors and more. Sept. 7, Base Village, Snowmass Village.

14. LouisvilleBoulder Valley Wine Festival: Sept. 7, Community Park, Louisville.

15.  SalidaFiber Festival: Find everything you need to stay warm and fashionable this winter. Sept. 7-8, Riverside Park, Salida.

16. Castle RockColorado Artfest: Juried fine arts show with artists from across the country. Sept. 7-8, Castle Rock.

17. AuroraCherryArts Festival: national and local art, music and interactive art installations. Sept. 7-8, Stanley Marketpace, Aurora.

18. SilvertonColorfest Quilt Show & Sale: Sept. 7-8, Silverton.

19. LomaDesert’s Edge Triathlon Festival: A weekend with other triathletes and their fans. Sept. 7-8, Highline Lake State Park, Loma.

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