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 7, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Most of the events take place in Community Park at 2141 E. 95th Ave., and 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 Active Adult Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd. ~ 7:30-9:30 a.m.
• Skatepark Competition, Thomas J. Slocum Memorial Skatepark ~ 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Resident registration is $10 and begins at 10:30 a.m.
• Great Chili Cook-Off Contest ~ 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., benefiting the Marc Jr. Foundation. Suggested $5 donation per person or $20 per family (limit 5 people).
• Cultural Expedition Area
• Harvest Fest Bazaar featuring crafters, local businesses, and service groups
• Kidz Zone
• Pet Microchipping
• NEW this year…Bubble You® Bubble Tower and Nerf Battle Zone
• Beer Garden, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Performances from local bands and cultural favorites
Harvest Fest sponsors: Larkridge Shopping Center, Premier Members Credit Union, Peak Pediatrics, North Suburban Medical Center, XFinity, Rod Martin’s Complete Basement Systems, Northglenn Thornton Sentinel.
For more information visit www.thorntonco.gov/festivals.