Colorado Halloween Events 2018

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2018? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. It locates 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.

2018 Events

Denver Halloween

Scarecrow Days - Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2018
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.

Enchanted Hollows - Denver, CO - Oct 5 to Oct 27, 2018
Nights at the zoo come alive with the nocturnal animals. Travel an eerie trail through the darkness, and hear the echos of the creatures and spirits.

Naughty Ball - Denver, CO - Oct 6, 2018
Allow your imagination to take flight at this costume party. 21+

Denver Zombie Crawl - Denver, CO - Oct 6, 2018
Zombie crawl through Denver. Vendor and makeup booths so you can get your perfect zombie look, costume contest, group Thriller dance, and more!

Glow in the Gardens - Denver, CO - Oct 17 to Oct 25, 2018
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.

Monster Bash Scaraoke - Denver, CO - Oct 19, 2018
No cover and drink specials, plus dancing and karaoke

Scream Scram 5K - Denver, CO - Oct 19, 2018
Annual Halloween 0themed 5K run/walk in Wash Park – dress up and walk the orange carpet in front of judges. There is also a 100 yard dash for kids, an awards ceremony, tricks and treats, vendor booths and more!

Nightmare in the Air - Broomfield, CO - Oct 19 to Oct 27, 2018
See ghost stories come to live as dancers and aerialists fly through the air.

Spook Out – Shoot Out - Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 19 to Oct 28, 2018
Trick or treat at dozens of stations, play haunted mini golf, go on hayrides, compete in costume contests, play carnival games, punkin chunkin and more!

The Shining Ball - Estes Park, CO - Oct 20, 2018
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.

Easton Adults/ Halloween Party – Freak Show - Boulder, CO - Oct 20, 2018
21+ event at Deviant Spirits Distillery with DJs, costume contest, UV body paint station, and more

Boo at the Bridge - Canon City, CO - Oct 20, 2018
Trick or treating, activities, entertainment, carnival games, and more

Giant Pumpkin Festival - Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 20, 2018
Check out local businesses for delicious treats and handmade items, visit the pumpkin patch, meet characters, face painters, and balloon artists and more.

Trick or Treat at the Pueblo Mall - Pueblo, CO - Oct 20, 2018
Free kids Halloween crafts, local artisans and crafters and more

Halloween Block Party - Boulder, CO - Oct 26, 2018
Music, food and fine craft libations from Deviant Spirits. 2018 is all about the Deviant Divas and all that is glam, posh, sassy, sexy and soulful from Aretha Franklin to those she has inspired through the decades. Enjoy live music and DJ sets. Come dressed as your favorite diva, male or female, and get entered into the costume contest. Free sample of a new fall themed drink for all ticket holders.

Trick or Treat Street and Harvest Festival - Palisade, CO - Oct 26, 2018
Trick or Treat Street in Downtown Palisade at 3pm, followed by Harvest Fest at Riverbend Park. Bonfire, jack o lantern contest, food trucks, touch a truck, games, DJ, prizes, and more.

The Shining Masquerade Ball - Estes Park, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Held in the filming location of The Shining, The Stanley is one of the most spirited hotels in Colorado. Moonwalk with a Michael Jackson tribute band through the dark decor of the Stanley hotel’s 110 year old concert hall, dance, drink, eat, and check out everyone’s costumes!

Denver Halloween Bar Crawl - Denver, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Dress up and crawl the night away to downtown bars. Compete in the costume contest.

Paranormal Palace - Denver, CO - Oct 27, 2018
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

Boulder’s Exotica Erotica Ball - Boulder, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Sexy masquerade with multiple DJs, indoor and outdoor events including fire performers, dance party, fantasy costume contest, burlesque performers, and more. 21+

Denver Witches’ Ball - Denver, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Denver’s premier pagan masquerade ball, held at the Highlands Masonic Center. Two bands, dancing, drumming, costume contests, treasure hunt, marketplace and more

Denver Halloween Costume Ball - Denver, CO - Oct 27, 2018
DJ, costume contest with $1000 grand prize, photo booth and more

Halloween Kids’ Fest at Downtown Aquarium - Denver, CO - Oct 27 to Oct 28, 2018
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.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Grand Junction, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Traditional midnight showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, with a preparty starting at 10. Dress in your best costume for a chance to win prizes.

Halloween Eye Ball - Fort Collins, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Halloween-themed event to support Ensight Skills’ services and programs to keep epeople safe and indenependent when suggering vision loss. Costumes are encouraged

It’s Stitches Time - Woodland Park, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Stitches the Scarecrow shares Halloween stories and helps craft black spiders, with a costume contest, parade through the museum, treat bag and more.

Emma Crawford Coffin Race and Parade - Manitou Springs, CO - Oct 27, 2018
70 teams race coffins down Manitou Avenue with one ride (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.

MuertosFest: Noche de los Muertos - Manitou Springs, CO - Oct 27, 2018
A Day of the Dead celebration mixing its tradidions with those of modern day Halloween – includes circus-style peformances, a skeleton burning ceremony to honor the dearly departed, pinatas, raffles, a costume contest, fortune tellers and more.

Trick or Treat Train - Golden, CO - Oct 27 to Oct 28, 2018
Catch a ride on the Denver & Rio Grande Steam Locomotive in vintage passenger cars, hosted by conductors and engineers in full costumes. Special stops will be giving out treats, plus enjoy local food, kettle corn, shaved ice, face painting, pumpkin patch, fall portraits, silly graveyard, and more.

Victorian Halloween - Pueblo, CO - Oct 27, 2018
The mansion opens for children of all ages for trick or treating and self-guided tours!

Halloween Party at Howl - Denver, CO - Oct 27, 2018
Howl at the Moon Indianapolis hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.

Puebloween! - Pueblo, CO - Oct 28, 2018
Head to the Buell Children’s Museum in costume from 11-4 for trick or treating throughout the museum and gallery, plus Halloween crafts. Regular museum admission required.

Munchkin Masquerade - Boulder, CO - Oct 31, 2018
Trick-or-treat along Pearl Street.

Kool Monster Mash - Fruita, CO - Oct 31, 2018
From 4-7pm, Dinosaur Journey is open for a free after-hours tour of the dinosaur exhibits, candy, music, and more!

Trunk-or-Treat at the Citadel Mall - Colorado Springs, CO - Oct 31, 2018
Collect treats from around the mall while a DJ spins tunes.

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