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Looking for things to do in Denver this Halloween? Get ready for a spectacularly spooky October. Explore a seven-acre corn maze. Hear tales of Victorian horror. Take the kids trick or treating at the Denver Zoo or the Children's Museum of Denver. And roam the streets of downtown Denver with hundreds of zombies! 

HALLOWEEN HAUNTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

ELITCH GARDENS: FRIGHT FEST

WHEN: Sept. 27–Nov. 2, 2019
WHERE: Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park  
Once the sun goes down, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is transformed from a theme park to a scream park. During the day, little ones squeal in glee over the free candy on the Trick or Treat Trail. At night, haunted creatures lurk around every corner. Free with regular admission, this popular event is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit!

HEAD'N HOME FOR HALLOWEEN

WHEN: Oct. 1–31, 2019
WHERE: Denver Union Station

Head to Denver Union Station's Great Hall to check out this whimsical Halloween-themed art installation by Museum of Outdoor Arts Artist in Residence, Scott Soffa.

PUMPKIN NIGHTS

WHEN: Oct. 17–Nov. 3, 2019
WHERE: Adams County Fairgrounds and Regional Park Complex
Denver's newest Halloween attraction is an immersive, interactive extrava-gourd-za. Using more than 3,000 hand-carved gourds, Pumpkin Nights includes seven different Pumpkin Lands, including Forbidden Pumpkin City, Monster Mash, Great Pumpkin Hall, Maravilla Lane, Pumpkin Pirate Cove, Pumpkin Reef, Enchanted Pumpkin Forest and the festival area: Pumpkin Central. Sip on seasonal beverages, watch a movie, visit the pumpkin patch, paint a pumpkin and watch pumpkin artists as they carve giant pumpkins.

DISNEY IN CONCERT: TIM BURTON'S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

WHEN: Nov. 1–2, 2019
WHERE: Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex

Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" has become a Halloween classic. Don your costume and watch the full-length film as the Colorado Symphony plays along with Danny Elfman's spooky score. 

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

When: Nov. 3, 2019
Where: Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex

Get in the spooky spirit as the Colorado Symphony performs music from the beloved Harry Potter™ movies and more. Costumes are encouraged!

GHOULISHLY GROWN-UP HALLOWEEN FUN

THE 13TH FLOOR HAUNTED HOUSE

WHEN: Sept. 13–Nov. 9, 2019
WHERE: 3400 E. 52nd Ave. 
Hailed by Fangoria Magazine as "the #1 scariest haunted attraction in the U.S.," the 13th Floor Haunted House takes guests through a frightening tour of horror. Brave souls will learn just why the 13th floor is so often omitted from building plans — if they make it through to tell the tale. The scare begins in September and promises thrills with intricate sets, highly selective casting and incredible special effects makeup that is sure to make reality and fiction blur into terror.

CITY OF THE DEAD & ASYLUM

WHEN: Sept. 20–Nov. 2, 2019
WHERE: 7007 E 88th Ave., Henderson, CO
The Asylum haunted house is Denver's top-rated haunted attraction. Back again for another year of thrills, this 1800s-era themed "hospital for the mentally insane" has been taken over by the patients and prisoners. Then, make your way through the City of the Dead, a forgotten area filled with decay, filth and the undead. 

HAUNTED FIELD OF SCREAMS 

WHEN: Sept. 27–Nov. 2, 2019
WHERE: 
10451 McKay Road, Thornton, CO 80233
Denver's largest haunted attraction has more than 35 acres of fright-filled cornfield and four unique attractions. Located just 15 minutes from downtown Denver, the Haunted Field of Screams provides the most unique and bone-­chilling experience in the area. Take your scare to the max and check out all four haunts: Condemned, Dead Man's Maze, CarnEvil and Zombie Paintball Massacre. 

HALLOWEEN BOO-LESQUE & COMEDY SHOW

WHEN: Oct. 30–31, 2019 
WHERE: The Clocktower Cabaret 

Join the adorable Clocktower Clockettes at The Clocktower Cabaret as they pay a spooky burlesque tribute to all the thrills and chills of America's spookiest holiday, with scenes so frightening they'll scare The Clockettes right out of their shirts! The event typically sells out and features aerial feats, jugglers, magicians, comedy and camp, hosted by Naughty Pierre. It's old-fashioned fun with interactive comedy and costume-contest prizes. 

THE ROAST OF HALLOWEEN

WHEN: Oct. 31, 2019
WHERE: Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square

You'll die laughing as Denver’s best-known comics transform into your favorite monsters, ghosts and ghouls to verbally slaughter each other for your Halloween pleasure.

THE ROAST OF HALLOWEEN (SOUTH)

WHEN: Oct. 29 and 30, 2019
WHERE: Comedy Works South at The Landmark, Greenwood Village

It's every last specter for themselves at this wickedly funny roast of your favorite Halloween characters.

90'S TIL DAWN - PRE-HALLOWEEN PARTY

WHEN: Oct. 30, 2019
WHERE: Tailgate Tavern

Break out your best 90s-themed costume (or any costume, really) and head to the Tailgate Tavern in Parker for some nostalgic, spooky fun with an evening of 90s music.

HALLOWEEN ON THE ROCKS: WU-TANG CLAN

WHEN: Oct. 31, 2019
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Skip trick or treating and rock out at Red Rocks this Halloween with Wu-Tang Clan, Jedi Mind Tricks and Immortal Technique. 

ALL HALLOW'S EVE ADULT COSTUME EVENT

WHEN: Oct. 31, 2019
WHERE: Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood

Experience the Museum of Outdoor Arts' popular Natura Obscura exhibit with a spooky twist. This adults-only event will feature Halloween music, activities and more featured in the atrium. Get half off your ticket when you wear a costume! 

SARTO'S MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

WHEN: Oct. 31, 2019
WHERE: Sarto's

There's been a murder! Help solve it during this three-course, four-act dinner and interactive play.

HALLOWEEN SPOOKEASY AT THE COTTONWOOD CLUB

WHEN: Nov. 1, 2019
WHERE: Ironworks

It's the night after Halloween and time to dance with the dead! Enjoy this adults-only spooky spin on the 1920s speakeasy with live music, dancing, drinks, a costume contest, circus acts and a tap troupe.  

A NIGHTMARE ON CALIFORNIA STREET: HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY AT 54THIRTY

WHEN: Nov. 1, 2019
WHERE: 54thirty Rooftop

Freddy hosts a frightful Halloween costume party at Denver's highest open-air rooftop, 54thirty. Enjoy music from FDVM, specialty cocktails and prizes for best dressed. The winner of the costume contest will take home a one-night stay at Le Meridien, along with a complimentary cabana rental for you and six friends at 54thirty.

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