Wild Wonderful Weekend
Get ready for Wild Wonderful Weekend September 24-26, featuring the high-energy rock band American Authors! This weekend celebration of Colorado’s first Certified Wild community — Centerra — opens Friday night with an interactive Fierce Foam Party for kids and teens. The fun continues Saturday, with morning wild nature walks and scavenger hunts led by High Plains Environmental, followed by an afternoon family-friendly Certified Wild Zone and a ticketed free concert by American Authors. This “wild” event, brought to you by Centerra Engagement Assembly and made possible by participating partners.
Fierce Foam Party
Friday | September 24 | 5 PM to 9 PM
Centerra Marketplace, 1450 Fall River Drive (Mimi’s Parking Lot)
Join us for an outdoor interactive celebration (think massive bubble bath, minus the water). The DJ will play the tunes while the community dance amongst eco-friendly foam dispersed overhead. Reserve your tickets – two event slots available and supervising adults are welcome:
- 5 to 7 p.m. slot reserved for younger children, ages 12 and under
- 7 to 9 p.m. slot geared for older kids, ages 13 and up
Registration to attend the Foam Party is required on Eventbrite, tickets are $5 per child with ticket proceeds to benefit local nonprofit High Plains Environmental Center. A variety of additional delights and surprises will be onsite throughout the night. Capacity is limited so don’t delay in reserving your slot.
Wild Nature Walks
Saturday, September 25 | 8 AM to 3PM
Get Wild! High Plains Environmental Center will lead a variety of educational opportunities during Centerra’s Wild Wonderful Weekend including botanical garden tours, native wild bird banding demonstration, bird walks and kid-friendly nature scavenger hunts throughout Centerra happening outside at HPEC’s Visitor Center and Chapungu Sculpture Park. Guided nature walks, hunts and tours are complimentary and taking place Saturday – only.
Saturday | September 25 | 5 PM to 7 PM
Promenade Shops at Centerra Parking Lot (Behind Bent Fork)
Townsquare Media’s pre-show party featuring on air talent, a live radio remote and giveaways will take place near the Main Plaza at The Promenade Shops at Centerra starting at 5 p.m. Local restaurants and food trucks will provide a variety of dinner options. Registration is not required for the pre-party and is open to the public.
Wild Wonderful Concert
Saturday | September 25 | 7 PM
Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra (Behind Bent Fork)
The Great Lawn at Chapungu Sculpture Park will welcome registered ticket holders to the park at 6 p.m. when the gates open. Local entertainer So What Brothers will perform on the Chapungu stage at 7 PM followed by the popular rock band American Authors slated to perform shortly after 8 PM. The concert is a ticketed event and free to patrons registering online. Visit the Eventbrite link to secure tickets which go on sale September 2 at 5 PM. Capacity is limited and the concert is expected to sell out.
Centerra plans to partner with local retailers and restaurant partners to extend a Wild Wonderful Weekend digital passport offering weekend incentives to community members visiting Centerra during September 24-26. More details to follow!