Greeley, Colorado, comes alive during the fall season. With a variety of fall and Halloween activities, the city offers fall fun no matter your age or interests. From pumpkin patches to haunted tours, let’s explore what Greeley has to offer this season.
Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
Visiting a pumpkin patch is a quintessential fall activity. Greeley offers several options where you can pick your own pumpkin, navigate through a corn maze, and enjoy hayrides. These family-friendly venues often also offer food and drink options, making it a perfect day out for the whole family. Local Tigges Farm (12404 County Road 64 1/2) has pumpkins lined up for carving, baking, and porch decorating and offers photo opportunities when you go pumpkin patch pickin’. (Try saying that three times!) Don’t forget to stop by Tigges’ farmstand to purchase their popular fresh roasted chilis.
Fall Festivals and Halloween Events
Celebrate the season with a fall festival or Halloween-themed event, featuring live music and local food and drink to craft stalls and activities for kids. Did we mention there will be plenty of candy? Enjoy the crisp fall air and support local businesses.
For the first year ever, Downtown Greeley is hosting a Creepy Crawl from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, October 13 (the creepiest day!). Over 30 businesses will feature specials, discounts, games, and activities including a meet & greet with villains, face painting, scavenger hunts, FREE crafts for kids, and photo ops! Costumes encouraged!
For more downtown fun, enjoy a night of Halloween delights at Trick or Treat Street on October 27. Designed with families in mind, it’s a safe, friendly environment where spooky fun and laughter abound. Bring your best costumes and get ready for a treat-filled adventure through Downtown Greeley’s local businesses.
Howl-o-ween Trick-or-treat at Centennial Village Museum (1475 A Street) offers a safe and fun place to wear your costume, collect sweet treats, play fun games and get creative with fall crafts. Scary stories and wagon rides both days (weather permitting) make it a much-loved Greeley tradition for families.
Some of the most anticipated Halloween events in Greeley are hosted through the City of Greeley Recreation. Kick things off with Teen Night Out (grades 7-12) at the Rodarte Community Center with pumpkin carving, trick-or-treat through the candy maze at the Family FunPlex mini golf course, climb to the top of the climbing wall at the downtown Greeley Recreation Center for treats, or participate in the costume contest at the Cosmic Costume Skate at the Ice Haus.
For the fitness enthusiasts, join Greeley Recreation for Glow Week and celebrate Halloween all week long with glow-in-the-dark-themed fitness classes, candy, and swag. The week kicks off with Zombie Zumba® on October 25 at the Greeley Recreation Center and ends with a costume contest during Zumba® on October 31 at the Family FunPlex.
Looking for a creative way to celebrate? Take the Family Paint Time class at the Greeley Recreation Center to design a spooky art piece to add to your home decor.
The Family FunPlex is also offering a Halloween coloring contest for all ages. Download the age-appropriate coloring sheets, submit the finished pages to the FunPlex by October 20, and enter to win some exciting prizes!
For those who enjoy a good scare, Greeley has a number of haunted stories that circulate every October. Learn more about Greeley’s haunted history to plan the ultimate self-guided haunted tour. Prefer some extra protection? Don’t go it alone! Sign up for a guided Greeley ghost tour with Weld County Paranormal.
Hiking, Nature Walks, and Fall Leaf Peeping
Fall is a beautiful time to explore Greeley’s outdoor spaces. The city’s numerous hiking trails and nature walks offer stunning views of the changing leaves and spaces where you can enjoy crisp autumn temps and Colorado’s blue skies. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or just looking for a leisurely stroll, there’s a trail that will suit your needs. Check out the trail map link on Greeleys Natural Areas and Trails page.
As the season progresses, the city’s abundant trees transform into a vibrant display of reds, oranges, and yellows. This natural spectacle provides a stunning backdrop for a leisurely walk or a scenic drive. Greeley’s numerous parks and trails—like the Poudre River Trail, the University of Northern Colorado campus, and Glenmere Park—offer excellent opportunities for leaf peeping.
Whether you’re a local resident or you have plans to visit Greeley, taking the time to appreciate the fall foliage is a must-do activity in Greeley. So, grab a warm drink, put on your favorite sweater, and immerse yourself in the beauty of a Colorado autumn!
Seasonal Tastes at Local Breweries and Distilleries
Greeley’s local breweries and distilleries offer cozy atmospheres and seasonal beverages that celebrate the flavors of fall.
Try all the specialty seasonal beers, like Crabtree Brewing’s Peach Habanero and Chunkin’ Pumpkin’, the Greeley Gremlin Mutinee’s Matcha Milk at WeldWerks Brewing, the Pumpkin Blend at Tightknit Brewing, and Wiley Roots’ aptly named Oak-Aged Leafer. Don’t forget 477 Distilling’s Caramel Apple-tini and Bourbon Sweater to warm you up during those cooler fall days! Many of the breweries and distilleries offer additional fall fun, ranging from pumpkin painting events to Halloween-themed trivia, if you like to pair your drinks with a fall activity.