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The Big Aspen Happnin’ Fall Festival

September 29 - September 30

The Big Aspen Happnin' Fall Festival in Cripple Creek, CO

We already know there’s no better place to see the golden aspen leaves than on the roads to Cripple Creek. So why not add onto the spectacle? There will be a HUGE street party with an entire city block of inflatable fun, featuring a massive slide, a gigantic obstacle course, bounce houses, live music, plenty of street vendors and art inspired by Mother Nature’s fine fall handiwork. Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Big Aspen Happnin’!

Saturday, September 29th

Street Vendors – All Day
Pumpkin Patch Picture Place – All Day
Inflatables – All Day

9:00 AM – Event Opens
11:00 AM – Beer Tent Opens
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Live Music – TBD
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Live Music – TBD
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Live Music – TBD
7:00 PM – Event Closes for the Day


Road Closures

Bennett Ave will be closed from 1st to 5th.

Road Closures begin at 6:00 am on Friday, September 29th and ends at 7:00 pm on Sunday, October 1st.

Side streets from 2nd to 5th will be closed to the alleys between Bennett and Carr to the North and Bennett and Masonic/Myers to the South.

Sunday, September 30th

Street Vendors – All Day
Inflatables – All Day
Pumpkin Patch Picture Place – All Day

9:00 AM – Event Opens
11:00 AM – Beer Tent Opens
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Live Music – TBD
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Live Music – TBD
5:00 PM – Event Closes for the Day
Thanks for Coming!


Look For Jack Aspen!

Our trusty steed and mascot of Cripple Creek! Some say he is easily found during fall festival, so be on the lookout!

Want to Be Vendor? Apply Below! Now with TWO ways to Apply!

Apply to Be a Vendor Online!
Vendor Application Download (Mail-In)
Hold Harmless Download (Online Registration Only)
Join our Facebook Vendor Group!

***Applications MUST be turned in by or before September 19, 2018. After this date, we will no longer accept applications.


September 29
September 30


City of Cripple Creek
Bennett Avenue
Cripple Creek, CO 80813 United States
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