Fun Things To Do
Our connections look a little different right now, but that doesn't weaken our bond. Please explore the links and resources below. We love this great community of Northern Colorado that we call home. While temporarily distanced, there are countless opportunities for continued connection!
Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes!
Pumpkin patches are opening in September! Be sure to check each farm's website for their opening day and regular hours:
- Nick's Fall Fest - Aurora, CO. www.nicksgardencenter.com
- Munson Farms - Boulder, CO. www.munsonfarms.com
- Rock Creek Farm Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze - Broomfield, CO. www.rockcreekfarm.com
- Miner's Pumpkin Patch - Colorado Springs, CO. www.minerspumpkinpatch.com
- Wishing Star Farm - Ellicott, CO. www.wishingstarfarm.com
- Anderson Farms - Erie, CO. www.andersonfarms.com
- Bartels Farm - Fort Collins, CO. www.thebartelsfarm.com
- Northern Colorado Corn Maze - Fort Collins, CO. www.northerncoloradocornmaze.com
- Mazotti Farms - Hudson, CO. www.mazzottifarms.com
- Cottonwood Farms - Lafayette, CO. www.cottonwoodfarms.com
- Fritzler Farm Park - LaSalle, CO. www.fritzlerfarmpark.com
- Corn Maze @ Chatfield Farms - Littleton, CO. www.botanicgardens.com
- Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch - Longmont, CO. www.rockymtnpumpkinranch.com
- Osborn Farm - Loveland, CO. www.osborn.farm
- Zippity Boo Pumpkin Patch - Loveland, CO. www.zippityzoobarnyard.com
- Happy Apple Farm - Penrose, CO. www.happyapplefarm.com
- Miller Farms - Platteville, CO. www.millerfarms.net
Drive-In Movies, Farmer's Markets, Classes & More!
- The Gardens on Spring Creek is now offering Date Night in the Gardens, Cooking Classes, Yoga & Tai Chi in the Gardens, Read & Seed Garden Story Time and a NoCo Urban Homestead Tour!
- Art classes are now being offered in-person and online at the Blue Moose Gallery.
- Fridays & Saturdays enjoy Music Around the Campfire at Blue Door Inn.
- Head to the Holiday Twin Drive-in for a movie night!
- Saturday Night Dine Out in Downtown Loveland.
- The Larimer County Farmer's Market is open.
- Loveland Farmer's Market & Food Truck Rally
- The Greeley Farmer's Market has resumed at the historic Union Pacific Depot!
- Windsor's Farmer's Market Pavilion at Boardwalk Park.
- The Estes Valley Farmers Market is open!
In honor of #NationalVolunteerWeek, United Way is proud to announce their new community volunteer portal, NoCoVolunteers.org! Visit NoCoVolunteers.org to create your volunteer profile and find your next volunteer opportunity, with openings available either in-person or virtually. Our volunteer portal features a variety of nonprofit agencies ready for your help to make an impact in our community. To help respond to this unprecedented challenge, please consider donating your time, talent or treasure to help strengthen our communities.
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A Natural Escape
While most facilities and events are closed or canceled, many of our outdoor spaces remain accessible to the public. Before visiting, please check with individual parks regarding changes to park operations. If you choose to visit a national park, please ensure that you follow CDC and state and local guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and practice Leave No Trace principles.
- Explore Community Trails & Open Space: Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Windsor, Johnstown-Milliken, Estes Park
- Larimer County Open Spaces & Trails
- Weld County Open Spaces & Trails
- Poudre River Trail Corridor
- Rocky Mountain National Park
- The Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
- Pawnee National Grassland
Fun At-Home Activities
- Transform Your Backyard: Explore the Spruce's 50 ideas to transform your yard into a destination.
- Online Cooking Class: Take an online cooking classes with The Seasoned Chef, Dan Witherspoon. He is one of the most well-known chefs in the Denver area!
- Online Cooking Class: At Home Cooking Experience: Kids Cook Family Dinner presented by The Cooking Studio Fort Collins. Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.
- Online Cooking Class: Cooking from the Farmers Market presented by Farm Fusion.
- Hearts for Heroes: Post hearts on your windows to show gratitude for those working on the front lines.
- Chalk Your Walk: Use sidewalk chalk to liven up your sidewalks with uplifting messages and artwork!
- Make a Movie: Lights. Camera. Action. Put your creative hat on and make your own movie with your family playing starring roles.
Be sure to check out our Community Calendar for a detailed breakdown of how you can support and connect with our communities!