If you are looking for things to do in Colorado for Halloween, look no further. This spooky season is seeing many events planned across the state. There is something for every walk of life in this list. Be safe while driving to Halloween festivities. Here are things to do in Colorado for Halloween:
Colorado Springs is hosting the annual Spook-Out Shoot-Out. The Spook-Out Shoot-Out event features haunted mini golf, trick or treating, carnival games, a costume contest, hayrides and plenty more. So put on your best costume and head to Colorado Springs to embrace Halloween this October 22nd – 24th and 29th – 30th, 2021.
Boo at the Zoo
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is hosting a family-friendly event called Boo at the Zoo. Kids and parents can dress in costume and trick-or-treat while exploring the zoo. You’ll get a chance to view the animals, especially the nocturnal ones, while you enjoy events and festivities to celebrate the Halloween holiday. The zoo will hold festivities October 23rd – 24th and 29th – 31st, 2021.
Elitch Gardens Fright Fest
Elitch Gardens theme park is a fun outing every month of the year. During weekend nights in October, Elitch Gardens turns into a freaky experience for those 12 and older. Elitch Gardens Fright Fest is a fully immersive haunted house. During the day, younger children can Trick or Treat and other fun Halloween festivities.
Terminal Bar Carving & Cocktails
If you are looking for things to do in Colorado for Halloween that are geared towards adults, look no further. From 3-6 p.m on October 24,2021, Terminal bar will be hosting Carving and cocktails. The event costs $35, which includes a pumpkin, carving necessities and a spooky seasonal cocktail. Registration required before the event. Terminal bar will be having other events in the surrounding days, such as Howl-A-Ween Yappy Hour on October 27. This event will include a pet costume contest. Check their website for more information.
Haunted Field of Screams
The largest haunted attraction in the state, Haunted Field of Screams is a tradition for Colorado haunted house fans. Spanning 40 acres, Haunted Field of Screams: A Ride to the Riverdale Gates of Hell is a thrilling indoor/outdoor experience. The attraction runs through October 31 and is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown Denver.
Literary fans looking for a Halloween experience should come to the Molly Brown House this October. The Molly Brown House is already known as a historic home that could quite possibly be haunted. The Victorian Terrors tour features authors like Poe, Lovecraft and Wells; you’ll hear of terrifying tales as you make your way through the mansion. Tickets are required and cost $18-$20, you can buy them at mollybrown.org
Aurora’s Vintage Theatre will be showing Young Frakenstein, starring Gene Wilder every weekend through October 31. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Come enjoy this Halloween classic before enjoying the local nightlife.
Chatfield Farms will be hosting a Corn Maze every weekend in October from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. This family friendly event is affordable with tickets under $20 and children under 2 being free.
Magic of the Jack O’Lanterns
Hudson Gardens will be hosting a Halloween display. A magnificent glow of 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins and larger-than-life pumpkins displays will get your whole family in the Halloween spirit. This display will be up until October 31.
Boo at the Bridge
Boo at the Bridge is a Halloween event that occurs at the Royal Gorge Bridge. Games, entertainment, and treats, ensure this Canon City Halloween event will be fun and family-friendly. Many locals say Boo at the Bridge enhances the Royal Gorge experience, so come in your costume for this one-day event October 23, 2021.
There are so many different things to do in Colorado for Halloween. No matter what you prefer there is an event for everyone. Always remember to practice safe driving and never to drive under the influence. Halloween is a fun time and should be celebrated safely.
Written by: Erinn Malloy