Events and Activities

Arapahoe County Open Spaces hosts a variety of events throughout the year and many are free to the public. Our community events take place at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds and Park, the 17 Mile House Farm Park, and at other parks and trails.  

17 Mile House Farm Park Open Houses

Open House events and educational programs will start back up in April 2023. Meanwhile, you can still explore the 17 Mile House Farm Park on your own.

2023 Community Events

CHALK LINE AND VINES

Chalk Lines & Vines

Wine and chalk art festival at the Fairgrounds. Music, art, vendors and 15+ wineries to sample and purchase!
May 13-14, 2023
Details coming soon at www.arapahoecountyeventcenter.com


Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day

Summer 2023 
Stop by our bike stations for breakfast burritos, pastries and free swag!
Details coming soon at www.arapahoegov.com/biketowork



PICTURES ON THE PLAINS

Pictures on the Plains

Outdoor movie and activity series at the Fairgrounds.
June 22, 29, 2023
September 7, 14, 2023
Details coming soon at www.arapahoecountyeventcenter.com

ARAPAHOE COUNT FAIR

Arapahoe County Fair

A family favorite, now in its 117th year!
July 27-30, 2023 
July 28, 2023: Pours on the Plains craft brew fest 
Details coming soon at www.arapahoecountyfair.com

5K WALK RUN

5K Trail Run

5K run in celebration of Arapahoe County’s trails 
August 24, 2023 
Details coming soon at www.arapahoecountyeventcenter.com 


TREAT STREET

Treat Street at the Arapahoe County Scaregrounds

Spooktacular Halloween celebration for kids and families at the Fairgrounds. Extended to two days in 2023!
October 21- 22, 2023
Details coming soon at www.arapahoecountyeventcenter.com

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Visit the Village

Join us for a holiday-themed family fun day at the Fairgrounds!
December 9, 2023
Details at www.arapahoecountyeventcenter.com



CSU Extension Programs

ARAP-csuE-H2cArapahoe County CSU Extension offers year-round educational classes and events for youth and adults.

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