Trick or Treat!!! Would you believe it? September has just ended and Halloween is just around the corner. And in Denver, there is no shortage of fun and scary things to do on Halloween for kids and adults alike during this frightful month of October aka Funtober.
So, if you are in and around Denver, Colorado, here are some of the events and parties you can look forward to. Let us start off with the kiddos:
KID FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN THINGS TO DO IN DENVER
Chatfield Farms 7 Mile Corn Maze
These 15-foot tall corns make up the walls of the great corn maze. Tickets purchased will also get you one hayride, barrel train ride (must be 12y/o and under), and unlimited jumping on a giant pillow. Little princesses can even ride a pony for an additional fee.
8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128
SEP 20, 2020 – OCT 27, 2020
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Boo at the Zoo 2020
This annual Denver Zoo Halloween event for kids features creepy-crawly animal demos, trick-or-treat stations, and other wholesome entertainment. Dress up with your kid in your favorite costume and let them boo at the zoo.
2300 Steele St., Denver, CO 80205
OCTOBER 19 & 20, 26 & 27 2020
Rise to life in the new enchanted hollows night walk experience as Halloween creatures come out as you walk the eerie trail
2300 Steele St., Denver, CO 80205
OCT 4 & 5, 11&12, 18 & 19, 25 & 26, 2020
Trick or Treat Street at the Children’s Museum
Make your way through different treat stations and collect different goodies. There will also be fun carnival games and Halloween crafts for the kids to enjoy. Enjoy this 3-day fest.
Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
2121 Children’s Museum Dr., Denver, CO 80211
OCT 25, 2018 – OCT 27, 2020
Trick or treating while riding a Train
Catch a ride behind the historic Denver & Rio Grande Steam Locomotive. The conductors and engineers will be in their own costume and will bring the kids special to stops for some treats. Visit the “Not so haunted” railcar and the Olde Railroaders Silly Graveyard. At the end, you also get to take a picture in front of their Pumpkin Patch Cart.
Colorado Railroad Museum
17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80226
OCT 28, 2020 – OCT 29, 2020
BOOnion Station: Trick Or Treat Parade
Bring your Little Ghost and Goblins to enjoy a trick-or-treat parade through Denver Union Station. This event will include ballon & facepaint artists, live entertainment and so much more!
This family-friendly event in free and open to the public!
Denver Union Station
1701 Wynkoop St. Denver CO. 80202
5:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M
Trick or Treat Street at Denver Public Library
Enjoy trick or treating and not-so-scary fun throughout the Central Library, plus, a party in the Children’s Library and a shadow play experience. Join us for a Monster Mash Dance Party with a live band at 4:00 p.m Costumes are optional, but welcome. Ideal for ages 0-12 and caregivers.
Oct. 25th, 2020
2:30 to 5:30 p.m
Halloween is not only for the kids! Now for the good stuff for Adult Halloween!
2020 DENVER HALLOWEEN PARTIES FOR ADULTS
Full Moon: Denver Costume Party Oct.31th
Full Moon Halloween costume party is a fun and exciting way to spend your adult Halloween adventure with Costumes & Cocktails. The Full Moon will take over two floors of the Rackhouse Brewery and be transformed into an eerie All Hallows Eve night. Your tickets will include OPEN BAR, a live DJ, oversized games, wondering entertainment, and a chance at the $1000.00 costume contest.
2875 Blake Street Denver Co 80205
Haunted Halloween Tours
Join Smokin Gun Apothecary for a free 30-minute tour where you will learn several chilling stories about the ghosts – like the Lady in Red – who haunt our halls. Show up in costume and get a goodie bag filled with a cannabis edible and candy, and get a free draft beer token to Shotgun Willie’s next door. Tours at 8 and 10:30 pm, 21+ only.
Smokin Gun Apothecary
492 South Colorado Boulevard
Glendale, CO 80246
Event Date & Time:
October 25 and 26, tours at 8 and 10:30 pm, 30-minute tours
Denver Halloween Costume Ball Nov. 1st
Get your best costumes ready! For starters, you can win 1000 bucks. The Denver Halloween Costume Ball has one of Denver’s best EDM DJ’s, DJ Spyda Tek on top of other great entertainment, this party has taken over a hotel on the 16th Street Mall in Downtown Denver.
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Pl Denver 80202
Paranormal Palace – Oct 31st
The Civic Center transforms into a cursed mausoleum complete with skulls, spiders, and other spooky things. There will be strongmen, contortionists, and other mind-boggling performances. Party up in your favorite costume and you can even win $2000. This annual fundraiser is for the V2 Education Foundation.
McNichols Civic Center Building,
114 W. Colfax Ave.
HALLOWFREAKNWEEN – Oct 31st
Party up in your best costumes at the National Western Complex featuring 5 different stages of entertainment. Acts included on the night are Morgan Page, DJs Seven Lions, TheFatRat, and more.
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St.
Do a PubCrawl in LoDo
Put on your best costume and pub crawl through different bars around LoDo. Sample different drinks and specials on different participating joints along the way.
1515 Bar N Lounge
OCT 30th & 31st, 2020
Party it up at Coloween Oct. 31
The Curtis Hotel becomes home of ghouls and ghosts this Halloween. Three hotel ballrooms feature different guest performers. Join your host, Playboy Playmate Tiffany Toth, at your best Halloween costume.
Stanly Market Place
2501 Dallas St. Aurora
But since this is Halloween, a good scare should be good fun too. So, if you are not up to the party and drink all night, you can get into the ghoulish spirit of the season by entering these haunted houses:
Check out The best Adult Denver Halloween Parties by Eventism.
DENVER’S SCARIEST HAUNTED HOUSES
Check-in as a patient in The Asylum Haunted House
You can check-in, but can you check out? Take a tour of this 15,000 square foot hospital for the mentally insane and listen to the blood-curdling screams of patients past.
6100 E. 39th Ave, Denver, CO 80207
Test your Courage at the Frightmare Compound
A dilapidated barn in the middle of condemned swamplands, whatever could go wrong? Many brave souls have tried to conquer one of the country’s scariest haunted houses, but all of them wept in fear.
10798 Yukon St, Westminster, Co 80021,
Run Screaming through the 13th Floor Haunted House
Face slashers, werewolves, the undead, evil clowns, and more ghoulish monsters along the way. This will really get your blood pumping. Enter Denver’s legendary haunted house.
3400 E. 52nd Ave. Denver, CO 80216.
Escape from the Haunted Field of Screams
Escape for your life across a haunted cornfield and corn maze. Try to avoid madmen, the undead, and other monsters who are trying to catch you. You can also “kill” some zombies on its abandoned farm using a trusty paintball gun. This is Denver’s largest haunted field.
10451 McKay Road, Thornton CO 80233
Now that you have a list of where you can go this Halloween, there is only one thing left, which is to find you the right costume. Fortunately, Denver also has some great costume shops for you to visit like:
DENVER TOP COSTUME SHOPS
The Wizard’s Chest
This beloved store just moved to Broadway last year but it has not lost any of its charms. Discover a huge selection of different costumes on the ground floor but also find some time to enjoy the space especially the ramp downstairs, which also doubles as a hedge maze.
451 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Another beloved family-owned costume shop, the store is decked with costumes and masks from floor to ceiling. Be sure to visit soon and not too near Halloween, as the best ones tend to fly off the shelves.
5663 S. Prince Street, Littleton, CO 80120
As the name suggests, this is the Costco of costumes. They have everything from Goulish costumes and princess crowns, to their wide selection of Zombie makeup and apparel. You also get the option of buying or renting.
4395 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
If you are looking for more eccentric and uncommon costumes, then Buffalo Exchange might just be your jam. They have an amazing collection of bizarre, colorful, and other off-the-beaten-path types of items. This is a thrift store, though, so most items are not exactly brand new, but that also means reasonable prices.
51 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Don’t Forget a Pumpkin
Is there a better way to carve a pumpkin than going to a farm and picking out that perfect size, color and shape? Here is a list of must-visit farms this October.
Located 25 miles north of Denver is home to Colorado’s largest family fun destination. Activities include a 30-acre corn maze, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, farm animals and more!
6728 County Rd 3 1/4, Erie, CO 80516
Pumpkin Harvest Festival
Visit an old-time fall festival on 12 historic acres. Activities include a large pumpkin Patch where you pay what it weighs, horse-drawn carriages ride, and wondering historic actors and more!
Four Mile Historic Park
715 south Forest St. Denver CO. 80246
Oct. 5th &6th
starting at 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m
Rock Creek Farm
With over 100 acres of U-PICK-EM pumpkin fields, you will be sure to find your perfect pumpkins. While you are there, be sure to stop and say hi to their pigs, goats cows, and other farm animals. Enjoy a selection of Halloween treats and decorations.
2005 South 112th Street, Broomfield, CO 80020
That’s all the events for now..
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I’ll be going to the Denver Halloween Costume Ball.