Looking for something fun to do in Brighton, regardless of if you live here or you’re just visiting? See these five fun things to do in Brighton during your next family fun day or Saturday night! Brighton is a great place to work, live, and explore. Once you’ve fallen in love with Brighton like we have, consider applying for a luxury apartment in the Elements at Prairie Center.

Barr Lake State Park

Barr Lake State Park is the number one thing to do in Brighton. Complete with a boardwalk, walking trails, and even an eagle tour, Barr Lake State Park is a great place to visit. There are many gazebos and benches to sit on to enjoy the beautiful views of the lake and mountain, or you can use the walkways to explore. Most notably is the Eagle Tour: a naturalist-led tour showing the wonders of eagles that winter in the park every year. Overall, Barr Lake State Park is a great day trip for photographers, bird watchers, and families to enjoy.

Berry Patch Farm

Family-friendly fun year-round, Berry Patch Farm is especially great for parents who want to show their children a great taste of farm life. You and your little one can pick raspberries, strawberries, flowers in the spring, or explore the pumpkin patch during the fall. You can even ride a little tractor out to the field to go and pick for however long you want.There is also a great country store with fresh produce available for purchase. With passionate owners who are friendly and inviting, Berry Patch Farm is one great way to support local farms in Brighton.

Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park

Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park is a small water park in Brighton, great for little kids, teens, and adults alike. The park is small enough that parents can feel comfortable letting their older children wander as they relax. There are attractions for all ages so everyone can take part in the fun, from big slides to a lazy river. The park is available for birthday parties and a great place to be during the hotter Colorado summer days. There is so much to do and so much fun to be had, that Oasis Family Park is one of the reasons Brighton is such a great place to raise a family.

Colorado Clays Shooting Park

Colorado Clays Shooting Park has a staff of knowledgeable and helpful individuals who are able to help anyone of any skill set learn to shoot. There are fifteen stations with targets coming from a wide range of directions so there’s a chance for you to take a new shot every time. Golf carts are available for those who need it, though the walk from station to station is clear and easy to do. Not to mention everytime you go, they change up the way the clays are thrown or rolled to keep it interesting. A great day of shooting for anyone who wants a fun and friendly opportunity to skeet shoot or learn how to shoot in general!

Lizzie’s Axe Throwing

Whether you’re new to throwing axes or in need of a league, Lizzie’s has it all. One of the most fun places to visit in Brighton, Lizzie’s always offers a good time of beer, friends, and throwing when you go. The staff are to teach you everything you need to know in order to have an exciting and safe time out. You’re welcome to throw, hang out and watch your friends, or enjoy a drink while watching a game. Whether you want to make friends with those in the axe throwing league, want an exciting date idea, or spice up your next staff dinner, Lizzie’s is the place to be. No matter what, come have some fun!

Explore Brighton Today!

Brighton is a great place to live with opportunities of all sorts. Next time you’re here, try any of the above locations if you’re looking for something fun to do. If you’re interested in moving to Brighton, consider applying to Elements at Prairie Center today! We offer a variety of luxury apartments so your fun in Brighton doesn’t have to stop at axe throwing or water parks. Apply today and enjoy Brighton every day.