Thornton Harvest Fest
Saturday, October 1 I 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thornton Parkway & York Street
Satellite Events Before the Festival
Ramos Law Fishing Derby I 8-11 a.m. I Grandview Ponds, 4401 E. 104th Ave.
This event sponsored by Ramos Law, is open to children 4-12 years of age when accompanied by an adult. In addition to the natural lake inhabitants, the lake will be stocked with fish for this event. Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish caught in age categories that include: 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 year olds. A prize will also be awarded to the Most Authentic Fisherman! Participants must bring their own fishing pole, bait and supplies.
Cost is $1 per child.
Pancake Breakfast I 7:30-9:30 a.m. I Active Adult Center, 11181 Colorado Blvd.
Come and visit the beautiful Thornton Active Adult Center when they host the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast for the community. The menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee.
Fees: $3 Seniors 62+/Children 12 and under I $5 Individuals Age 13-61
Weather permitting, we will also be offering a Low-Cost Produce Fair courtesy of Lulu's Farm in the Active Adult Center parking lot during the Pancake Breakfast. Please be sure to bring your own bag or container for your produce purchase. The Low-Cost Produce Fair will also be present at Harvest Fest in Community Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See description below for more information.
Cash payment only at the Active Adult location.
Harvest Fest I Community Park I 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Larkridge Main Stage
Be sure to stop by and enjoy the many live performances at the Larkridge Main Stage. Grab a snack and a drink and pull up a seat to enjoy many of the Denver Metro Area's finest musical entertainers.
12 p.m. I Acousticators
2 p.m. I 17th Avenue Allstars
4 p.m. I HomeSlice
Don't miss the entertainment on the southwest side of the main field! You will be entertained by various cultural performing groups that will have you wanting more! (All information is subject to change.)
Hugo's Lucha Libre
11 a.m. I Denver Indian Singers and Dancers
1 p.m. I Taiko Drumming with Toni & Lance
3 p.m. I Kalama Polynesian Dancers
Join us for live action Mexican wrestling provided by Hugo's Wrestling Promotions. Be amazed by the luchadores' spectacular costumes and movements!
10:30-11 a.m. I 12:30-1 p.m. I 1:45-2:25 p.m. I 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Low-Cost Produce Fair I 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Enjoy this produce fair courtesy of Lulu's Farm. Fresh seasonal produce will be priced at a lower cost for all to enjoy! Please be sure to bring your own bag or container for your produce purchase. This event will be weather permitting.
Payment methods accepted: Cash, credit card, WIC and SNAP
Follow the laughter and the screams of delight as Community Park comes alive with fun activities geared-to-children, including inflatables, a bungee trampoline, face painting and a caricature artist! Many of the activities are FREE, however, some require a small charge.
Harvest Fest Bazaar
Experience some great shopping venues provided by participating craft exhibitors, home businesses and other various vendors as well as discover an array of exhibits from local businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Parents will enjoy watching their children participate in the throwback area, dedicated to a simpler time. Participate in fair games such as Pumpkin Bowling, Autumn Bingo, Hula Scarecrow Toss, Potato Sack Races, Corn Hole and more! Try your hand at these various activities for the chance to win fun prizes.
Come claim your free pumpkin and spend some time decorating your gorgeous gourd with our supplies! You will have access to stickers, paint and stencils.
First Responder Row
Stop by and visit with representatives from the Thornton Fire Department, Thornton Police Department and North Suburban Medical Center. Here you can explore Thornton's antique fire truck, police e-motorcycles, a police cruiser as well as enjoy Operation Copsicle.
A variety of foods for a variety of tastes! Sit, relax and enjoy your meal in the picnic area located just outside the food court.
Adults age 21 and over are invited to the Beer Garden located next to the Larkridge Main Stage! You must show a valid ID to make a purchase. Three-drink limit per person.
Harvest Fest is proudly sponsored by...