It’s getting close to that time again to find what entertaining things to do in Colorado during this weekend. Luckily, we narrowed it down to five Colorado events ranging from Breckenridge to Estes Park to Colorado Springs to Grand Junction to Cañon City.

1. 23rd Annual Breckenridge Ocktoberfest

Head over to Breckenridge for this classic Oktoberfest type festival. With more than three-dozen genuine German cuisine and brew vendors, a weekend packed full of fun for all ages, and a new 2017 collectible beer stein, this is the perfect weekend festival as fall in Breckenridge begins to settle in.

Admission: Check official website for beer tokens and other fees.

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2. Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival

Put on your kilt and head out to Estes Park for this Scottish – Irish festival from Friday, September 8th to Sunday, September 10th. Experience Tattoo Estes, a performance put together by over 300 performers in an expression of gratitude for the military of USA and the alliance with Great Britain, Canada, and the Commonwealth. Other festivities include jousting championships, pipe band competitions, the Irish Dance, Runa, Highland Dance, Dogs of the British Isles, Outside Track Folk Music, Angry Brians, Drops of Green, The Singing Pilgrims, Seamus Kennedy, and much more! Check the official website for a full list of activities.

Admission: Check official website for admission fees.

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3. Sons of Italy Italian Festival

Sons of Italy Italian Festival - @tibchris (Flickr) - OutThere Colorado
Sons of Italy Italian Festival. Photo Credit: @tibchris (Flickr).

Make your way to Cañon City and experience the best of Italian-American culture. This event is open to the public and features food, bocce ball, entertainment, activities for the children,  beer & wine garden, the Salida Circus, and more!

Admission: $5

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4. Briarfest

Bring the family and friends for this event as it returns for its annual celebration. Enjoy the variety of festivities such as carnival rides, live entertainment, food, beer & wine tasting tents, fun & games, a silent auction, and a Walk to End Hunger.

Admission: Check the official website for tickets for the carnival.

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5. Pork and Hops

The gates open up in Grand Junction on Friday, September 8th for the Pork and Hops festival. Check out the variety of fun with activities such as the People’s Choice BBQ samples, professional BBQ cook-off, a cornhole competition, and a great live performance lineup.

Admission: Check the official website for tickets for the carnival.

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