Criterium and BrewFest
The Criterium Bike Race takes place on a fast, 1.15 mile course in the in the heart of Wheat Ridge. In addition to racing, the event features a free family-friendly festival with food, live music, a vendor market, and lots of kids’ activities. This event takes place in front of Stevens Elementary (7101 W 38th Avenue). We are looking to host the Criterium Bike Race on September 12, 2021.
Movies on the Ridge
There is nothing better than spending a summer evening outside with family and friends. Watch our calendar for the movie schedule in 2021.
Ridgefest is a celebration of Wheat Ridge and all that makes Wheat Ridge a unique and special place to live. This free, all-ages event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the local heritage, highlighting the unique character and culture of Wheat Ridge. The event aims to satisfy enthusiasts of all kinds through diverse offerings like a classic car show, an artisan marketplace, a chalk art festival and live bluegrass music. This year, Ridgefest will take place differently because of the timing of the Criterium Bike Race. Check back for info on our 2021 RidgeFest.
Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat is a fun and safe trick-or-treating experience for kids and their families. Participating businesses and community members decorate their cars and trucks with creative disguises and hand out candy to kids. The event also features carnival games and a trunk decorating competition. Trunk or Treat is planned for October 23, 2021. Checkout our events calendar and social media channels for more information.
Bring your family and friends to the official Wheat Ridge holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony, and spend the evening celebrating the season with neighbors and local businesses. This free event features games and crafts for the kids, free hot cocoa and cookies, free horse drawn carriage rides, live reindeer, food vendors, artisans, live holiday performances, carolers and more. Holiday Celebration is scheduled for December 4, 2021. Watch our event calendar and social media platforms for more information.