Whether you like to get spooked out of your socks or just enjoy the outdoor activities that Halloween brings, Vintage Homes of Denver has got you covered. Check out our list of Howls, Haunts and Happenings near Denver for Halloween.
HOWL-O-WEEN – October 25, 5pm – 7pm
The Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Divide, CO, hosts an evening of Wolf Howling, refreshments and a bonfire. Come and watch as these majestic wolves are fed pumpkins filled with meat, then listen as they howl at the Moon. You can join in if you feel so bold. Cost of admission is $25 per adult and $15 for children 12 and under. For directions, click here.
Haunted Field of Screams – Now – November 1, sundown til late.
Located in Thornton, this 35-acre corn field offers 3 frightful attractions (Haunted Field of Screams, Dead Man’s Night Maze and Zombie Paintball Massacre) guaranteed to get you screaming and your heart pumping. For more information, please visit: http://www.hauntedfieldofscreams.com/
Elitch Gardens Fright Fest – Now -November 2
Once the sun goes down, this lively amusement park is transformed into a scream park with haunted houses, ghosts, gouls and zombies. Get into the spooky spirit of the season. Admission to Fright Fest is free with the purchase of a regular admission ticket. Hours of operation are: Fridays 6pm – 10pm, Saturdays 12pm – 10pm, Sundays 12pm – 9pm. For ticket information click here.
Mile High Horror Film Festival – October 9-12
Hosted by the Alamo Draft House in Littleton, CO at 7301 S. Santa Fe Dr., The Mile High Horror Film Festival is dedicated to honoring independent and classic horror films from around the globe. This years Festival will feature cult classics such as Shaun of the Dead, The Little Shop of Horrors, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, American Psycho and Ghostbusters. Most films are appropriate for ages 18 and up, children 6 and older must be accompanied by an adult. Children 6 and under not admitted. For more information and tickets, visit: http://drafthouse.com/packages/october-2014-denver/denver
Victorian Horrors XXI at the Molly Brown House Museum – October 17-18 & 24-25, 6:00pm – 8:45pm
In the darkened halls of the Historic Molly Brown House, actors will bring to life heart pounding tales of horror from Victorian gothic literary Masters such as Edgar Allen Poe, HG Wells and Mary Shelley. Suitable for ages 12 and up. For Tickets: click here.
COLOWEEN – October 31, 9pm
Get ready for this much anticipated Halloween Party being held at the new City Hall Events Center. Put on your best Halloween costume and check out this Halloween Party Experience featuring massive Halloween Decorations, Sexy Halloween Costumes and Colorado’s best DJs playing Top 40, Electronic, Reggae and more. Ages 18 and up.
Ghosts in the Gardens – Denver Botanic Gardens – October 25, 9pm
Walk the paths of the Denver Botanic Gardens after dark, as you are guided through one of three ghost stories of your choosing. Tour guides will share scary tales from years gone by and share information, security guards personal accounts and the history of “The Boneyard” which was located just outside the garden walls. Tours appropriate for children 12 and older. Please dress accordingly and wear shoes suitable for walking. For more information, click here.
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Cornmaze – Now – November 1, 9am – 5pm
Come get lost in this 8 acre corn maze Friday – Sunday. Wind through the field and stop for photo opportunities with animal cut-outs along the way. Then witness the Butterfly shape of the maze from a 15-foot bridge that overlooks the maze. Pony and horse rides will be available for an additional fee. Enjoy treats of the season from local food vendors.
Boo at the ZOO – October 25-26, 9am – 5pm
The annual Boo At The Zoo at the Denver Zoo offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of the Denver Zoo. Activities free with zoo admission.
Trick or Treat Street – October 24-26, 9am – 7:30pm
Bring your little ghosts, fairies and super heroes to this safe and fun trick-or-treating experience. Let them roam from Treat house to Treat house collecting goodies and making desserts and crafts. Sure to be fun for the whole family. For more information, click here.
Old South Pearl St. Farmer’s Market Halloween Fest – October 26th, 9am – 1pm
Come enjoy local, organic produce, meats and handmade goodies. Listen to musicians as you watch youth parade the street in their Halloween costume creations.
Old South Gaylord Halloween Safe Street – October 31, 4pm – 7pm
This is an annual tradition and a great way for the whole family to safely celebrate Halloween. Bring your kiddos and or pets in costume and wander from shop to shop (On south Gaylord St. between Tennessee and Mississippi) as merchants hand out candy and other goodies. Pet parade and costume contest are part of the highlights of this great community event.
For more ideas on how to celebrate Halloween, visit The Denver Posts Calendar of Events.
Regardless of how you decide to celebrate Halloween, we at Vintage Homes of Denver hope you have a spooktacular time! If you are looking to buy or sell a home or have any real estate questions, please contact Jesse Sehlmeyer at 303-564-2245.
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