Here are some top Denver things to do this weekend, Oct. 25-27. Denver Art Museum’s stunning exhibition, Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, is now open. Plus, there are tons of Halloween-related events for adults and children, from trick or treating to pub crawls to zombie balls.

 

Featured Halloween Events

Union Station High Presents Zombie Prom (Friday, Oct. 25)

History Mystery Tour at Denver’s Oldest Cemetery, Riverside! (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

5th Annual Great Zombie Gatsby Ball (Saturday, Oct. 26)

A Very Victorian Monster Soiree (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Coloween (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Hard Halloween Red Rocks 2019 (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Denver Witches' Ball (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Hauntings at the Hangar (Saturday, Oct. 26)

History Mystery Tours at Fairmount Cemetery (Saturday, Oct. 26)

11th Annual Paranormal Palace (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Pumpkin Palooza – Origin Hotel Red Rocks Fall Fest (Sunday, Oct. 27)

 

Museum Exhibitions

Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature

The Science Behind Pixar 

Extreme Sports: Beyond Human Limits

Altar’d Continuum

Studebaker: Mid-Century Modern Era

Beer Here! Brewing the New West

Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History

Natura Obscura 

Bauhaus Centennial

Colorado Abstract +10: A History & A Survey

Shantell Martin: Words and Lines 

Still: Elemental

Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy

 

Arts & Culture

One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty

Rian Kerrane – Inside/Out

The FENCE: An Outdoor Photography Exhibit

Head'n Home for Halloween

Black Cube Nomadic Museum

 

Performing Arts

The Mathematical Bach Recital (Friday, Oct. 25)

‘Sleepy Hollow: A Halloween Circus Tale’ (Friday, Oct. 25)

Convergence 2019 (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

Carnival at Mercury Café (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Tell Me a Story – The Music of Eric Whitacre & More! (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Verdi Requiem – 35th Anniversary Celebration (Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27)

‘Goodnight Moon’

‘A Doll’s House’ & ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’

‘The Addams Family’ (last chance on Sunday, Oct. 27)

‘Peter and the Wolf’ (Parker) (Sunday, Oct. 27)

‘Ella Enchanted’ at the Arvada Center

‘Plaza Suite’ at the Arvada Center

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ by George Bernard Shaw

‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ (last chance on Saturday, Oct. 26)

Grimm’s Scary Tales (not recommended for children under 13)

Cutting Room Floor

Blue Man Group

 

Music

Diamond Rio (Friday, Oct. 25)

Fat Stallion (Friday, Oct. 25)

Gryffin (Friday, Oct. 25)

Motones vs. Jerseys (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

Sonic Blossom (Friday, Oct. 25)

Gramatik (Friday, Oct. 25)

Mat Kerekes (Friday, Oct. 25)

Christian Nodal (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Midland (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Montgomery Gentry (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Colorado Jazz Workshop Jazz Festival (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Shawn James (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Twenty One Pilots (Sunday, Oct. 27)

 

Food & Drink

2019 Halloween Bar Crawl Denver (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

Mad Hatter Haunted Happy Hour (Friday, Oct. 25)

Spirits & Spirits (Friday, Oct. 25)

Denver Halloween Weekend Pub Crawl (LoDo) (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Colorado Harvest Grape Stomp (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Urban Pumpkin Patch (Sunday, Oct. 27)

Monster Brunch at Ellyngton's (Sunday, Oct. 27)

 

Family-Friendly

Trick or Treat Street (Denver Public Library) (Friday, Oct. 25)

Trick or Treat Street (Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus)

Glow at the Gardens (last chance on Friday, Oct. 25)

Enchanted Hollows: Bigfoot Festival (last chance on Saturday, Oct. 26)

Denver Broncos Trick or Treat Session A (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Denver Broncos Trick or Treat Session B (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Denver Broncos Trick or Treat Session C (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Little Monstars Breakfast (Saturday, Oct. 26)

All Hallow’s Eve Kids Costume Event (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Boo on the Bluff (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Trick or Treat Train (Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27)

Bug-a-Boo (Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27)

Boo at the Zoo (last chance on Sunday, Oct. 27)

Corn Maze (last chance on Sunday, Oct. 27)

Superhero Spooktacular (Sunday, Oct. 27)

Fright Fest

 

Film & Literature

Halloween Movie Nights (last chance on Friday, Oct. 25)

‘Turtle Odyssey 3D’

‘Apollo 11: First Steps’ 

‘Superpower Dogs 3D’

 

Comedy

Demetri Martin – Wandering Mind Tour (Friday, Oct. 25)

Meatloaf and the Milkman (last chance on Friday, Oct. 25)

Drunk Improv 6: Toasts & Ghosts (Friday, Oct. 25)

Jimmy O. Yang (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

The Sklar Brothers (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

Doug Loves Scary Movies (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Lucha Libre & Laughs (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Nick Kroll (Sunday, Oct. 27)

The Roast of Halloween (Sunday, Oct. 27; 2-for-1 tickets available) 

BOOLESQUE Halloween Burlesque & Comedy Show

 

Sports & Fitness

Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns (Friday, Oct. 25)

Civic Center MOVES (Friday, Oct. 25)

University of Denver vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne – Women’s Volleyball (Friday, Oct. 25)

BOO Brew Run With Bruz Beers (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Denver Monsterdash 5K/10K (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Anaheim Ducks (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Denver MonsterDASH 5K/10K (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Make-A-Wish® Colorado Walk for Wishes & 5K Run (Saturday, Oct. 26)

University of Denver vs. Omaha – Men’s Soccer (Saturday, Oct. 26)

Westernaires Horsecapades Shows (Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27)

Feral 2019 Fall Outdoor Gear Swap & Pancake Breakfast (Sunday, Oct. 27)

University of Denver vs. Oral Roberts – Women’s Volleyball (Sunday, Oct. 27)

University of Denver vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne – Women’s Soccer (Sunday, Oct. 27)

Rocky Mountain Pro Wrestling: Shocktober (Sunday, Oct. 27)

 

Planning a future trip to Denver. See our Reclaim the Weekend page. Also see our Denver 365 Event Calendar for activities, events and other stuff to do. Denver is a sunny outdoor city, full of urban adventures for the whole family.