City of Thornton News Release Logo For Immediate Release:   9/1/2016
Contact: Communications Content Supervisor
Lisa Wilson, 303-538-7282
Thornton Recreation Manager
Jan Kiehl, 720-977-5906
Thornton's Harvest Fest offers fall family fun
September 10 at Thornton's Community Park

​​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

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