Ongoing September | October

Enchanted Hollows:Bigfoot Festival 2019, Denver Zoo.  Explore two unique experiences, Harmony Hill Bigfoot Festival and Woodland Hollow, an immersive art walk, plus a cornucopia of activities and attractions to entertain everyone in the family-including axe throwing, cornhole, elaborate pumpkin carvings, animal specialist talks an even a Scary-oke sing-along!

Glow at the Gardens, Denver Botanic Gardens, October 21-25, 5:30pm-9:30pm.The Gardens dresses up for Halloween with luminaria-lined pathways, spooky lighting displays and hundreds of glowing gourds.Using all real pumpkins harvested from local farms, our pumpkin artists push the boundaries of traditional pumpkin carving to create larger-than-life sculptures, dense displays of jack-o-lanterns and ornately detailed showpiece pumpkins. In addition to the pumpkin sculptures and creepy atmosphere, enjoy a wide array of activities.                

Saturday, October 12 

Candy Crawl, The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Join us for a free, family-friendly, Halloween-inspired candy crawl. We will have entertainment; face painters, balloon art, a fire dancer, ‘Thriller’ dancers, a hayride, crafts by Whimsy Paint & Sip, a photo costume contest, the Colorado Rapids’ Prize Wheel, Ghostbusters with Ecto-1 and more. Candy available at participating retailers, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST-first come, first serve.

Thursday, October 24

Denver BOOnion Station Kids Halloween Parade & Party, 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Trick-or-treating in Union Station’s merchant shops, a costume parade, balloon/facepaint artists and costume contest with prizes for best overall and best group/family costumes. The Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. and march around Wynkoop Plaza in front of Denver Union Station and inside through the Great Hall.

DIY Create!Caramel Apple Creature, Central Park Recreation Center, 4:30pm – 5:30pm.Become a mad scientist as you create your own Caramel creature. Youth will learn to apply basic baking artistry to caramel apples decorated like spooky animals or ghouls. Fun and delicious!

Glendale Sports Center Halloween Party, 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Treats, haunted house, crafts, music and more. Winners announced and prizes awarded for best costumes at 6:30 p.m. 4500 E. Kentucky Ave., Glendale, 303-639-4711.

Friday, October 25

Trick or Treat Street at Denver Public Library. 2:30pm - 5:30pm. Trick or treating and not-so-scary fun activities throughout the Central Library. Monster Mash Dance Party with a live band in the Conference Center at 4 p.m. Costumes are optional, but welcome. Ideal for ages 0-12 and caregivers. 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver.

Trick or Treat Street, Children’s Museum of Denver, 9:00am-6:00pm.For three days, the Museum will host the most unBOOlievably fun fall festival in town!

Saturday, October 26

Trick or Treat Street, Children’s Museum of Denver, 9:00am-6:00pm.For three days, the Museum will host the most unBOOlievably fun fall festival in town!

Boo on the Bluff, Denver, 10:00am – 1:00pm. Bluff Lake Nature Center hosts a trick-or-treat trail, crafts, games, activities treat and photo booth. Admission: $3 per person ($15 max per family). 3400 Havana Way.

The Spooky Booooookies Halloween Spectacular, Denver, 11:00am – 12:00pm. The Bookies Bookstore hosts a Halloween party for all book-loving kids. Storytime’s, crafts and giveaways. 4315 E. Mississippi Ave., Denver.

Trunk or Treat at Forge Church, Denver, 12:00pm - 4:00pm. Trunks of goodies, live music, giveaways, costume contest, concessions, collector cars. Open to all. 10001 W. 58th Ave., Denver.

Boo & Brew on Colfax Avenue, Denver. FREE kid-friendly activities from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at 20+ businesses along E. Colfax from York to Colorado Blvd. Trick-or-treating, bouncy castle, face painting, live music, pumpkin decorating, haunted house and ninja obstacle course. Be one of the first 100 kids to check in in front of Groundswell and receive a free custom Boo and Brew pillowcase to stash your treats. Then, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. adults get in on the festivities. Crawl the Bluebird District all night long celebrating with food and drink specials, costume contests and a scavenger hunt.

Trunk or Treat, Go Church, Denver, 4:00pm – 6:00pm.SAVE THE DATE for our first annual Trunk or Treat event for the whole community! Come join us in costume and let your kids snag some treats and trinkets and hang out with your neighbors!
Sunday, October 27

Trick or Treat Street, Children’s Museum of Denver, 9:00am-6:00pm.For three days, the Museum will host the most unBOOlievably fun fall festival in town!

Trick or Treat Nature Trail, Aurora, 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Stroll the Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail at Star K Ranch and learn all about nature. Costumes welcome and encouraged. 16002 E. Smith Rd., Aurora.

Trick or Treat at Stanley Marketplace, Aurora, 2:30pm -4:00pm. Zombie crawl and Thriller flash mob followed at 2:45 p.m. by trick-or-treating at Stanley Marketplace businesses. 2501 N. Dallas St., Aurora.

Tuesday, October 29

Adaptive Halloween Bash, Carla Madison Recreation Center, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Ghosts, goblins and witches – o my! Join us at Carla Madison’s NEW rooftop for this delightfully spooky dance.There will be games, snacks and a costume contest. Prizes will be given, so wear your best costume. Ages 13 and older.

Wednesday, October 30

Trick or Treat at Denver Firefighters Museum, Denver, 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Trick or treat through Old Station One, Halloween-themed crafts, and a fun scavenger hunt. Wear your costumes. Admission includes museum entry. $10/adult, $9/senior or firefighter, $7/child. 1326 Tremont Pl., Denver.

Thursday, October 31

DIY Create!‘Dia De Los Muertos’ Face Paint, Central Park Recreation Center 4:30pm – 6:00pm. Become a special effects artist! Youth will be introduced to the basic application, tricks and skills real life makeup artists use and design their very own sugar skull piece. The best part? You will be painting it on yourself! Each student takes home their own face paint kit.