DENVER – Numerous Denver-area churches are celebrating the fall season with family-friendly festivals. Many offer free games, bounce houses and more.
Beth Haven Baptist Master Club Fall Festival
What: There will be a puppet show, games, inflatables, popcorn and more.
When: 2- 4 p.m., Oct. 27
Where: 1783 Beth Haven Church Road, Denver
Details: Check the Beth Haven Baptist Church – Denver, NC Facebook page
Unity Fall Festival and BBQ
What: Unity Presbyterian Church will be offering its famed barbecue again this year as well as music and fellowship. Children will have the opportunity to participate in a costume parade, and while the youngsters march down the church halls, adults will be handing out candy and treats – so bring a bag or basket. There will also be a hayride.
When: 5 p.m., Oct. 21
Where: 8210 Unity Church Road, Denver
Cost: Free to attend, barbecue to-go costs $10 per pound
Fall Fun For All
What: Salem United Methodist Church is having a fall festival with main events being a chili cook-off, a hotdog and s’mores roast and games. There will also be an outdoor movie shown.
When: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 28
Where: 378 N. Pilot Knob Road, Denver
Details: The “Fall Fun For All” Facebook page
Friendly Chapel Baptist Fall Festival
What: This fall festival will have pony rides, a petting zoo, hayrides, pumpkin decorating and bounce houses, among other events. There will also be hotdogs, hamburgers, corn dogs and more. Attendees should wear a costume and bring a bag to fill with treats.
When: Noon to 2 p.m., Nov. 3
Where: 6815 N.C. 150 E., Maiden
Details: Friendly Chapel Baptist Facebook page
Trunk or Treat at Grace Covenant
What: Trunk or treat offers food, inflatables, hayrides and trunks filled with candy.
When: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 31
Where: 296 N.C. 16 Business N., Denver
Details: Grace Covenant East Lincoln Facebook page
Fall Festival at Mountain View Baptist Church
What: There will be hay rides, inflatables, dunking booth, face painting, knocker ball, corn hole, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones and other treats. There will also be a hotdog dinner, and children are encouraged to bring bags/baskets for candy and prizes.
When: 2-6 p.m. Oct. 27
Where: 5045 E. Maiden Road, Maiden
Details: Mountain View Baptist Church Facebook page
Trunk or Treat at Christ Church
What: Go trunk to trunk for candy and enjoy some inflatables and food.
When: 3-5 p.m., Oct. 28
Where: 133 Eagle Nest Road, Lincolnton
Details: Christ Church – Lincolnton Facebook page
Annual Trunk or Treat Festivities
What: Real Life Community Church is hosting a Halloween event with all the usual fall-themed fun, like bounce houses, trunk or treating and food. They’ll also have books and clothing available for people to take home.
When: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 29
Where: Social Services, 1136 E. Main St., Lincolnton
Details: Real Life Community Church Facebook page
2018 Fall Festival at RVBC
What: There will be games, food and trunk or treat.
When: 6:30-8 p.m., Oct. 31
Where: 2230 River View Road, Lincolnton
Details: River View Baptist Church Facebook page
Trunk or Treat at Pearl Baptist
What: Attendees can expect a lot of candy, festive decorations, a maze, hayrides and hotdogs.
Where: 4657 N.C. 27 E., Iron Station
Details: Pearl Baptist Church Facebook page