Looking for the best places to spend the spooky season celebrating? We got you covered!
44th Annual Halloween Parade & Trick or Treat Street
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Roosevelt Community Park, Longmont
The costume parade and Trick or treat Street is back for another year to march down Main Street Longmont.
Apex Foundation Trick or Trot 5K & Halloween Candy Hunt
Saturday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. at 13150 W. 72nd Ave., Arvada
Proceeds from this Halloween-themed fun run and candy hunt go to the non-profit Apex Foundation.
Family Fun Friday – Halloween Bingo
Friday, Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at Eagle Pointe Recreation Center, Commerce City
Come play bingo in a costume and be entered for a prize.
Halloween Kids Fest
October 28, 29, & 31 at the Denver Aquarium
Kids in costume with an adult receive half-price admission cost. Festivities include a not-so-haunted train ride, pumpkin painting, monster mural coloring, science experiments, and shows.
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2:30 p.m. at Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver
Featuring Halloween music from films, television, and more. Families can attend wearing costumes.
Happy Halloween – Broomfield Children’s Chorus
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 1700 W. 10th Ave., Broomfield
A no-rehearsal concert put on by the Broomfield Children’s Chorus.
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3-6 p.m. at Pearl Street, Boulder
Recommended for children 12 years or younger, Pearl Street opens for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.
Shows & Events
Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics
Friday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 29, 6:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, Denver
A candlelight concert to Halloween-inspired music.
Boos and Brews Halloween 5k
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Number Thirty Eight, Denver
Finish the 5K course and celebrate with a free beer.
Boulder’s Halloween Pub Crawl
Saturday Oct. 21, 4 p.m., check in at 1534 Pearl St., Boulder
Enjoy drink specials while participating in fun games and contests along the way.
Denver Happy Hour Halloween Weekend Bar Crawl
Saturday, Oct. 21, 4-11 p.m. at Market St., Denver
Come ball crawling in costumes in Denver. Get cover fees waived and discounts on drinks or win big during the costume contest.
Elitch Gardens Fright Fest
Wednesday, Sept. 30 through Oct. 29 at Elitch Gardens, Denver
Elitch has normal family-fun during the day and fright by night.
Exotica Erotica Ball
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Riverside, Boulder
Wear adult-themed masquerade and indulge in risqué interactive entertainment at Colorado’s longest-running Halloween event.
Ghosts & Goblin 5k
Sunday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. at City Park, Denver
Join in a Halloween-themed run.
Halloween Dance Class on the Rooftop
Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9-10 a.m. at the Museum of Boulder
Take a fun, Halloween-themed Zumba class on the rooftop to kick off the Halloweekend.
Halloween Doll Making Class
Thursday, Oct. 5, 6-8 p.m. at Park Hill Treasures, Denver
Create a spooky Halloween decoration out of old ceramic or rubber dolls.
Halloween Goat Yoga
Saturday, Oct. 14, 5-6 p.m. at Yoga Six Northfield, Broomfield
A goat yoga session when costumes are encouraged.
Halloween Themed Date Night: Stained Glass & Chill
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 6:30-8 p.m. at Colorado Glassworks, Boulder
Make a stained glass piece during a special Halloween date night class.
Motown Haunted Prom (A Halloween Dance Party)
Saturday Oct. 28, 8-11 p.m. at Roots Music Project, Boulder
Groove to live Motown hits in your costume for the 3rd annual Motown Haunted Prom.
Nightmare on Shimmy Street, A Theatrical Bellydance Halloween Event
Saturday, Oct. 14, 7- 9 p.m. at Althea Center for Engaged Spirituality
Egyptian deities, witches, and more will perform a Halloween-themed performance.
Oddities and Curiosities Expo
Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Colorado Convention Center, Denver
The expo showcases all things weird including horror and Halloween-inspired pieces.
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6-6:45 p.m. at Louisville Recreation Center
Learn about snakes, spiders, bats, and create a critter craft, for ages four and up.
The Burton Bar – A Halloween Pop Up
The month of October at Denver Pavilions
This seasonal speakeasy honors Tim Burton through a spooky and immersive bar experience.
Wicked Wolverine Halloween Bar Crawl
Saturday, Oct. 28, 5-11 p.m. at various bars in Boulder
Mingle with other Halloween lovers and get food and drink deals along the way.
Women’s Resource Center Halloween Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at University Memorial Center, Room 457, CU Boulder
CU students, faculty, and staff are welcome to connect with new and old friends while decorating masks and cookies, playing board games, and enjoying free food.
Mazes ‘n’ Pumpkin Patches
7th Generation Farm
Hours and dates of the pumpkin patch are TBA for 2023, at 1536 Courtesy Road, Louisville
This farm offers pre-picked or U-pick pumpkins. Visitors can get lost in the hay bale maze or climb the big bale hay mountain. Visitors can see the cows, sheep, horses, goats, chickens, ducks, geese, pigs, and two dogs living on the farm.
Sept. 20 through Oct. 30, Sunday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,? Thursday through Saturday 3-8:30 p.m. at 6728 County Rd. 3 1/4, Erie
The farm is home to the first corn maze in Colorado and has a long history dating back to 1911. Visitors at the farm can experience the fall festival, terror in the corn, private campfire sites, and the pumpkin patch.
Open every day after Sept. 23 through Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 10600 Isabelle Rd., Lafayette
Visitors can buy pumpkins, squash, and decorative fall items. There is a corn maze for the family and a straw bale maze for the kids. Prepaid admissions are encouraged on weekends and can be purchased a week in advance.
Open through October, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 7455 Valmont Rd., Boulder
This U-pick patch has many varieties of pumpkins along with a farm stand. Admission is free, and produce is priced by the pound.
Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch
Every day in October, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 9059 Ute Hwy Co 66, Longmont
Visitors during the week can experience a more mellow visit. Groups like daycares, schools, and recreational groups are welcome. The weekends are more robust with carnival rides, a petting zoo, face painting, a food truck, and U-pick pumpkins.
The Bee Hugger Farm
Open everyday in September and October from 8 a.m.-8:30 at 12590 Ute Hwy, Longmont
Open almost always, except for when private events are booked, the farm is open for self-guided experiences and operates on an honor system — pay for pumpkins using cash or Venmo, but entrance is free. Visitors can explore and climb on the tractors and observe the bees. Hay rides and pony rides can be arranged along with group or photographer experiences.
VT Pumpkin Patch
Oct. 1-31 every Friday 2-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Boulder County
Started in 2021, this family-friendly patch is great for people of all ages to come pick out their perfect pumpkin.
Local Costume Shops
Crimson Rose Masquerade
Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 12.-5 p.m. at 1456 South Broadway, Denver
Crimson Rose offers a selection of high-end costumes, fancy dress apparel, corsets, and masks.
Monday through Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday 12-6 p.m. at 9797 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood
One of the largest costume stores in the region, it offers a large selection of costumes for purchase and rental.
Monday through Friday 12-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 15167 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora
This costume store offers costume purchases and rental options as well as character rentals for parties.
Reinke Brothers, Inc.
Halloween season hours: Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-midnight at 5663 S. Prince Street, Littleton
Not only a costume store, Reinke Bros. has a haunted mansion inside. They offer a child-friendly version of the haunted mansion with lights staying on.
Monday through Wednesday 12-7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 12-8 p.m., Sunday 126 p.m. at 959 Walnut Street, Boulder
Bringing costume visions into reality, customers can rent or buy their costumes with the help of friendly staff.
The Wizard’s Chest
10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday at 451 Broadway, Denver
This magical toy store and costume shop has costumes for all ages.
Haunted Houses & Other Scares
Boulder Escape Room
Open daily 12-8 p.m. at 13th Street #LL60, Boulder
Locally owned and operated, solve puzzles and explore the underworld of Pearl Street.
Boulder Ghost Tour
Fridays and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Pearl Street, Boulder
Meet the ghosts of Boulder’ s Pearl Street Mall during a haunted walking tour.
Terror in the Corn
Sept. 22 through Oct. 29, purchase tickets for specific time slots, Anderson Farms, Erie
A mile-long immersive haunted corn maze filled with your darkest fears.
The Empty Grave Haunted House
October, tickets available for select times, at 218 Kimbark Street, Longmont
Come face to face with your fears as you survive one night during the graveyard shift of the workers at the Longmont Food Co.’s turkey factory.