THORNTON, CO…Kick off the fall season at Thornton’s Harvest Fest! It's a fun festival for the whole family. Harvest Fest takes place Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Most of the events take place in Community Park at 2141 E. 95th Ave., but some activities take place off-site.
This year the fun includes:
- Harvest Fest Fishing Derby, Grandview Ponds, 4401 E. 104th Ave. ~ 7-10 a.m.
- Pancake Breakfast, Thornton Senior Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd. ~ 7:30-9:30 a.m.
- Skatepark Competition ~ 9 a.m.-5 p.m., ResIdent registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
- Chili Cooking Contest ~ 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
- Cultural Expedition
- Harvest Fest Bazaar featuring crafters, local businesses, and service groups
- Farmer’s Market & Chile Roaster
- Kidz Zone
- Food Court
- Beer Garden, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Performances from local bands and cultural favorites
Harvest Fest sponsors include: Larkridge Shopping Center, Premier Members Credit Union, Grease Monkey, Xcel, Xfinity, Seo's Martial Arts.
For a complete list of event details, fees and directions to the various venues go to www.cityofthornton.net/festivals.