Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2022? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. We’ve located holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Colorado.
Last Major Update:
Happy Halloween! We hope you had fun with all the events we found! Check the festival pages for more 2022 events near you leading up to Thanksgiving and the beginning of December. See you next year for more Halloween fun!
Many have been canceled or their websites were not updated for this year. Please double-check the event organizer's websites before heading over to any events in case of any changes or cancellations.
Naughty Ball - Denver, CO - Oct 1, 2022
Allow your imagination to take flight at this costume party. 21+
Wild Fall - Denver, CO - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2022
Every day in October, Denver Zoo transforms into a super-natural spectacular where the creatures of imagination come to life! You’ll encounter family-friendly costumed characters, creature-carved pumpkins, festive food + drink, special animal demos and much more!
Iluminar Aerial: Sleepy Hollow - Lafayette, CO - Oct 14 to Oct 15, 2022
Journey back to the 1700’s, where the ghost of the Headless Horseman haunts the town of Sleepy Hollow, New York looking for his long lost head. Watch as aerialists, dancers and circus artists take you on the tale of this classic story of mystery, murder and mischief. Two chances to experience our family friendly production this Halloween season!
Glow in the Gardens - Denver, CO - Oct 18 to Oct 23, 2022
Luminous nighttime celebration of America’s favorite gourd. Enjoy pathways at the Botanic Gardens lined with luminaria, spooky lighting displays, hundreds of carved & glowing gourds, and more! All pumpkins are real and harvested from local farms, and are carved by pumpkin artists who push the boundaries of traditional pumpkin carving to create larger than life sculptures, showpiece pumpkins, and more. You have to see it to believe it! Timed tickets are issued to the gardens to reduce event congestion.
The Shining Ball - Estes Park, CO - Oct 22, 2022
Held in the filming location of The Shining, The Stanley is one of the most spirited hotels in Colorado. Come out for their annual Halloween ball and enjoy two floors of entertainment, music, wild decorations at the Pavilion Amphitheater, with immersive characters from the hit movie, a three-DJ silent disco, a 1920s themed jazz lounge, late night dancing and more! Dress to impress and compete for cash prizes in the costume contest.
Boo at the Bridge - Canon City, CO - Oct 22, 2022
Trick or treating, activities, entertainment, carnival games, and more at the highest suspension bridge in the US
Fallidays - Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 22, 2022
Sidewalk Sales, live music, art demos, fall fashions, face painting, balloon characters and 100’s of local merchants to discover – all in Old Colorado City!
Harvest Haunt Express Train - Golden, CO - Oct 22 to Oct 23, 2022
Enjoy the Olde Railroaders Silly Graveyard, “not-so-spooky” Haunted Railcars, a hay bale maze, and musical ensembles performing throughout the day in our outdoor pavilion. Bring your camera, and get a great picture of your group’s costumes in front of the Pumpkin Patch cart. Tasty treats and lunchtime food options will be available for purchase.
Harvest Haunt at Colorado Railroad Museum - Golden, CO - Oct 22 to Oct 23, 2022
Enjoy the Olde Railroaders Silly Graveyard, “not-so-spooky” Haunted Railcars, a hay bale maze, and musical ensembles performing throughout the day in our outdoor pavilion. Bring your camera, and get a great picture of your group’s costumes in front of the Pumpkin Patch cart. Tasty treats and lunchtime food options will be available for purchase. An authentic, coal burning Colorado steam locomotive will pull trains for this event. Regular admission and train ride pricing applies.
Tracks Halloween – weekend - Denver, CO - Oct 26 to Oct 29, 2022
Denver’s best halloween party, with 100,000 watts of sound, video and lighting show, costume contest with cash prizes, all over 4 nights of terror. 21+
Halloween Kids’ Fest at Downtown Aquarium - Denver, CO - Oct 28 to Oct 31, 2022
Sharkey the mascot and his friends host train rides, pumpkin painting, monster mural coloring, science experiments, shows and more. Kids in costume get 50% off admission with adult purchase.
Denver Halloween Bar Crawl - Denver, CO - Oct 29, 2022
Dress up and crawl the night away to downtown bars. Compete in the costume contest and scavenger hunt. Ticket includes $10 credit for food and drink, plus enjoy specials at the various venues.
Paranormal Palace - Denver, CO - Oct 29, 2022
Dress to impress at this ball, with $5000 in prizes for the costume contest, food and spirits, 3 floors of decorated fun, 50+ performers and multiple DJs, and more
Denver Witches’ Ball - Denver, CO - Oct 29, 2022
Denver’s premier pagan masquerade ball, held at the Highlands Masonic Center. Two bands, dancing, drumming, costume contests, treasure hunt, marketplace and more
Puebloween! and Fall Festival - Pueblo, CO - Oct 29, 2022
Head to the Buell Children’s Museum in costume for trick or treating throughout the museum and gallery, plus Halloween crafts. Regular museum admission required.
Spooky Tales with Puppy Tails - Woodland Park, CO - Oct 29, 2022
Watch as a bubbling brew full of creepy ingredients is either transformed into something scary or into something sweet! Wear your Halloween costume and stay for the parade and costume contest. Join Denise, the Border Collies Joey and Kira after the parade and contest to have your picture taken with Joey and Kira in front of a Halloween backdrop.
Emma Crawford Coffin Race and Parade - Manitou Springs, CO - Oct 29, 2022
70 teams race coffins down Manitou Avenue with one rider (Emma, after the woman whose coffin slid from its resting place down the mountain in 1912) and four runners. There is an awards ceremony and an afterparty.
Victorian Halloween - Pueblo, CO - Oct 29, 2022
The mansion opens for children of all ages for trick or treating and self-guided tours!
Boulder’s Exotica Erotica Ball - Boulder, CO - Oct 31, 2022
Sexy masquerade with multiple DJs, indoor and outdoor events including fire performers, dance party, fantasy costume contest, burlesque performers, and more. 21+
Munchkin Masquerade - Boulder, CO - Oct 31, 2022
Trick-or-treat along Pearl Street.
Trick or Treat Street - Palisade, CO - Oct 31, 2022
Trick or Treat on the main streets in Downtown Palisade.
Denver Zombie Crawl - Denver, CO - Oct 5, 2019
Canceled for 2022 due to construction. Next event will be in 2022. Normally: Zombie crawl through Denver. Vendor and makeup booths so you can get your perfect zombie look, costume contest, group Thriller dance, and more!
The Painted Pumpkin Festival - Pueblo, CO - Oct 20, 2019
This event will be jammed packed with hand crafted goods and kids activities inspired by fall, including pumpkin painting, Kids can paint pumpkins and enter them into our pumpkin painting contest, there will be games, shopping and more!
Halloween Party at Howl – Denver - Denver, CO - Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: Howl at the Moon Denver hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.
Kool Monster Mash - Fruita, CO - Oct 31, 2019
From 4-7pm, Dinosaur Journey is open for a free after-hours tour of the dinosaur exhibits, candy, music, and more!
Denver Halloween Costume Ball - Denver, CO - Nov 2, 2019
DJ, costume contest with $1000 grand prize, photo booth and more
Scarecrow Days - Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 17, 2020
Scarecrows of all sorts will be all around Old Colorado City, as merchants will create displays and place them in front of their businesses in October. It is part of the Harvest Festival activities each year.
Trunk-or-Treat at the Citadel Mall - Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 31, 2020
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021! Normally: Collect treats from around the mall while a DJ spins tunes.