Have spooky fun and delightful frights in Colorado Springs this Halloween.

2017 dates and locations will be posted soon. Take a look at the 2016 events and specials below to get a taste of what's in store for this year.

halloween events in colorado springs

It will be all treats and no tricks for your little prince and princess at this year's Boo at the Zoo. Join the festivities at one of the area's most unique Halloween events. Trick-or-treat at spooky treat stations through the Zoo from 4-8:30 pm. All of our candy is made with certified sustainable palm oil, which helps save wild orangutans! Plan to spend the evening with us, and make sure you visit the select animal exhibits open during the event: giraffe building, Aquatics, The Loft, Encounter Africa and Monkey Pavilion. Watch our animals enjoy pumpkin enrichment during our nightly animal demos, grav a friend and take a walk through the haunted house, meander through our lighted pumpkin patch, and much more! Don't miss out on our most spooktacular event of the year.

Dates: October 21-23 and 28-31, 2016
Time:  4-8:30pm; last ticket sold at 7:30pm 
$17.75 for ages 3-64
$12.75 for Zoo members  
$15.75 Military and over 65 Senior Discount 
$0.75 ages 2 and under

For Sky Ride/Boo Combo pricing and more information visit online or call 719-424-7847

Emma Crawford  came to Manitou Springs to seek a remedy for her diagnosed tuberculosis. No such cure was found and she died at the tender age of 19. She was in love and engaged at the time of her death. Her last wish was to be buried on the top of Red Mountain. Her fiancée granted her wish with the help of  11 other men who carried her coffin to the top. After years of weather and erosion, her remains were washed down the side of the mountain. It is believed she still haunts Red Mountain today. To honor Emma each year Manitou Springs holds a coffin race and parade. Teams of five create and decorate a coffin that is raced down Main Street. After the race, a parade shows off all of the coffins.

Date: October 29, 2016

Time: Parade begins at Noon, events until 3 pm

Cost: FREE

For more information visit us online or call 800.642.2567.

Come and make glow in the dark slime, instant worms, invisible alien eyeballs, eerie fog bubbles, creepy noises, shoot fog rings and more!! Get your costume, camera and imagination ready, and come prepared for a very interactive halloween happening. Treat bags will be given to all children with paid admission. There will be a parade through the museum at 2:30 pm and prizes of $10 gift cards will be given out for the Scariest, the Funniest, the Most Creative and the Best Dinosaur Costume.

Dates: October 29, 2016

Time: 1:30-3:30pm

Cost: Included with admission 

For more information visit www.rmdrc.com or call 719-686-1820.

Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center continues our annual Howl-O-Ween tradition this October. Join us as we pass out meat-filled pumpkins to all the wolves and enjoy a bon fire and refreshments. This special sanctuary is located about an hour west of Colorado Springs in Divide.  

Reservations are required and space is limited. Sign up today!

Date: October 29, 2016
Time: 4-6pm
Cost: $30 Adults; $15 Children 12 & under

For more information visit us online or call 719.687.9742.

Carve out a little time and harvest some family fun at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry this fall! Celebrate the season, enjoy the cool weather, and grow your farming spirit with activities for the whole family; from a pumpkin patch, hay rides, antique tractors, face painting and farmers market, to children's games, “Spooky Histories”, gold and gem panning and more in the museum’s exhibit building and 27-acre grounds! Join us at 225 Northgate Blvd. for this 5th annual celebration

Date: October 8-9, 2016

Time: 10 am-4 pm

Cost: $5.00 4 and older

For more information visit the Western Museum of Mining & Industry online or call 719.488.0880.

This fall, come to this 4th generation farm located in beautiful Canon City. Enjoy this 5-acre corn maze and then go to the pumpkin patch to find that perfect pumpkin. Shop for a large variety of in-season fruits and vegetables, local honey, salsa, jellies, fresh baked goods, pasta & fall decor. Don't forget to try Will's delicious fresh pressed apple cider! 100% pure juice, no preservatives and no added sugar.

Date: Through October 31, 2016

Cost: $8 per person, which includes a pumpkin. Kids 5 and under are free (does not include a pumpkin). Additional pumpkins can be purchased for $5 each. Military discount of "Buy 1 Get 1 Free" for military and family, with valid ID.

For more information, visit  www.colonorchards.com

"Mummies" and Daddies won't have to trick their little ghosts and goblins to visit Boo at the Bridge. All will have a "Spooktacular" experience to include goodies, entertainment and games.

Date: October 22, 2016

Time: 4 pm-9 pm

Cost: $10 per person with pre-purchase tickets; $12 at gate ($7 with a valid Season Pass)

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park online.

Bring Your Boo Bag! It's Mall-Oween! A Super Safe, Super Fun Halloween Celebration, especially for Kids 10 and Younger. Treats, Music, Games, Stories, Your Favorite Costume Characters and More!

Date: October 31, 2016

Time: 5pm-7pm

Cost: Free

For more information visit the Chapel Hills Mall online.

The Pikes Peak Community Foundation is excited to present the Annual Great Pumpkin Run at Venetucci Farm. Come out for a great morning and run, walk, jog or just cheer our runners on!

We will once again offer the Little Pumpkin fun Run that includes two distances - 400m and 800m - for children 10 and under. Feel free to wear your Halloween costume and join in on all the fun! All finishers of the Kids Fun Run will receive a ribbon. Unfortunately, due to the severe hail damage suffered in July 2016, pumpkins will not be able to be provided to children this year.

Date: October 8, 2016

Time: 9:30 am 10K run; 9:45 am 5K run; 11:30 am Kids Fun Run

Cost: $35 through Oct. 6; $40 Oct 2-3 if space available; Kids Fun Run $5

Come see the unique, the scary, the creative, and the beautiful scarecrows in Old Colorado City! Merchants in OCC will create a scarecrow and place it in front of their business during the month of October. Make sure you explore the OCC to see them all.

Date: October 1-31, 2016
Time: all day
Cost: FREE

For more information see our website.

Throughout October, Magic Town is transformed into a spooky village complete with ghouls, ghosts and a Zombie Alley. All guests receive free popcorn and a scavenger hunt. Peek down the alleys if you dare, and discover the one-of-a-kind blend of art and Magic, with some added chills and thrills thrown in just for fun.

Date: October 1-31, 2016

Time: 10am-5:30pm

Cost: $5 adults; $4 seniors (55+); $3 children 7-12; Free children 6 and under

For more information, visit us online.

Start your day with some of the largest pumpkins in Colorado. Come see who wins the prize for the largest pumpkin in the territory. Bring the family and join the fun! 

Giant Kid's Zone, including characters from Wizard of Oz, spinning wheels, games, prizes, a pumpkin patch and more. Come dressed for the annual costume contest. Walk around and enjoy the Giant Sidewalk Sale, along with our Scarecrow displays at many shops.

Date: October 22, 2016

Time: 10 am-3 pm

Cost: FREE to attend

For more information visit our Facebook page.

This fun family Halloween event has trick-or-treating, haunted miniature golf, hay rides, carnival games, pumpkin chunkin, helicopter rides, a costume contest and more!

Date: October 21-23 and 28-30, 2016

Time: 5pm-9pm

Cost: $7; Free for children 3 and younger 

For more information, call 719-597-5489 or visit us online.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument will host a night sky program to enjoy the Halloween season by investigating some of the mysterious stories of the fall constellations.

Night Sky Programs begin with a short presentation in the Visitor Center, followed by stargazing with telescopes, binoculars, and laser-guided tours of the stars and constellations. Please note that the telescope viewing is weather-dependent, and takes place only if clear. Presentations take place no matter the weather. Dress warmly.

Date: October 7, 2016

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Cost: Regular park entrance fee of $5 per adult 16 years and older; Children and Federal Pass Holders are free.

For more information see our website.

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center’s First Friday Art Parties present an exciting show for the time‐honored Day of the Dead celebration with works on view and on sale Oct 7‐Nov 27, 2016. The opening reception event on Oct 7 also includes a traditional invocation dance by Grupo Folklorico Sabor Latino at 5:30p. Also known in Spanish as El Dia de los Muertos, this celebration honors those who have passed on to the next world with ceremonial elements rooted in Aztec culture. The FAC’s version of this celebration includes an invitational selection of Colorado artists.

Date: October 7 and November 4, 2016 in the Deco Lounge at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Time: 5-79pm

Cost: FREE and open to the public

For more information, call 719-597-5489.

October would not be complete without Halloween festivities! Stop by the museum for a spooktacular Halloween History Hunt. Pick up a history hunt guide at the Front Desk, explore the exhibits, and visit our haunted house to hear stories and make a creepy crawly craft! Be sure to wear your costume and pick up a treat on your way out!

This is an open house style program – Stop by anytime before 1pm to join the fun!

Date: October 29, 2016
Time: 11am-2pm
Cost: Donations welcome

Families are encouraged to RSVP online or by calling 719-385-5990.

Enjoy an evening of delicious food, breathtaking scenery, outstanding service and a classic “who-dunnit” murder mystery produced and performed by the talented and award-winning Red Herring Productions.

While they do the entertaining, our professional servers will be busy wining and dining you. You’ll have a full bar at your fingertips and a menu with a variety of fantastic prix fixe, three-course dinners to chose from – all featuring Colorado-grown and raised ingredients.

In between courses, or anytime you’d like, you can step outside with your drink in hand to our Open Air car and steal a kiss as the sun goes down.

Date: Saturdays through October 29, 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $129 per person

Seating fills up fast. Please make your reservations online or by calling 888-724-5748.

Come out and have some fun at the archery range shooting at pumpkins and other Halloween themed decor!

All equipment is provided. This fun shoot is for ages 8 years old and up. 

*Reservations are required* and each time slot is limited to 18 students (please only sign up for one time slot to allow as many people to participate as possible). You may purchase a park pass at the Archery Range with cash, or with a different form of payment at the Visitor Center or Entrance Station. 

The wearing of costumes is encouraged!

Date: Saturdays through October 29, 2016
Time: ​3 sessions: 10-11am; 11:30 am-12:30pm; 1-2 pm
Cost: $129 per person

Join us for our annual Halloween Costume Carnival! There will be games and food for purchase.

Festivities include face painting, a haunted trail, and scavenger hunt. Tickets are available to purchase for carnival games, cake walk, and a bake sale.
Money raised from ticket sales goes to the Friends of Cheyenne Cañon (FOCC). 

This is recommended for children age 5-10.

Date: October 22, 2016
Time: 4-8pm
Cost: FREE

Frightening Halloween Fun

If you're wanting to have a spooky good time this year, check out some of these more thrilling Halloween activities.

The cost of admission will grant you entrance into Miramont, viewing of Emma laid out in the parlour in pure Victorian splendor, and a Victorian Wake, resplendent with a generous Victorian buffet dinner and beverages in the Great Hall. Since this is sure to be one of the year's most talked about events, make your credit card reservations early. Space is limited.

Date: October 28, 2016

Time: Viewings will take place every 20 minutes with the first at 6pm and the last at 7:20pm

Cost: $50 adults; $30 children 12 and under

For more information visit MiramontCastle.org or call 719-685-1011 to make a reservation.

Do you enjoy a good fright or scary movie? Are you up for the challenge of Total Terror? Or do you feel like fighting your way out of Dante’s Inferno? Well then, this fall you must visit the Western Museum of Mining and Industry’s annual Haunted Mines haunted house! This one-of-a kind outdoor/indoor haunted house attraction is sure to scare at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry.

Ride the Descender Hoist – a death defying descent into the depths of the mines!  
You’ll have to crawl for your life to escape out the vent shaft!    
Explore your way thru the maze of tunnels that you may never get out! 

Dates: September 16-October 31, 2016 Friday and Saturday nights and select Thursdays from "Dusk till Die!"

Times: 7 or 7:30 pm - times vary depending on date

Cost: Prices vary; From $15-$60

For more information, please visit HauntedMines.org.

Voted best Haunted House in Colorado Springs by HauntWorld.com. Ghouls Gulch is an amazing haunted house filled with surprises that include award winning actors, animatronics and special effects. In 2013, the All Girls Paranormal Society determined that the location of Ghouls Gulch is actually haunted. 

Date: September 16 - October 8, 2016 Friday & Saturday and October 13-31, 2016 Thursday-Sunday nights

Time: 7-10pm

Cost: $15 single attraction / $26 both haunts 
           $20 VIP / $35 VIP both haunts

For more information, please call 719-445-1825 or visit us online.

Voted the Best Haunted House by the Gazette "Scream Team" for numerous years. Created by film, television, and special effects professionals, HellScream is also notable for its custom movie quality special effects, amazing actors, unique themes, and extremely detailed sets. For 7 years this intense, cutting edge, multi story, multi attraction haunted event has thrilled and terrified visitors. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit us online.

Date: September 23 - November 5, 2016. Please see the online calendar for more information.

Time: 7pm-10pm or 11pm Fridays and Saturdays

Cost:  $20 / $28 VIP

 21+ Monster Balls & Bashes

Looking for some adults-only fun? These 21 and over Halloween events are sure to please.

The annual Haunting at the Hill Halloween costume ball promises to be a frighteningly good time. This 21+ event includes one free drink per person, heavy appetizers, dessert buffet, two photographers/photo booth, swag bags & surprises, vodka samples with Three Olives Vodka, dancing/live DJ/free on site parking. BIG Cash Costume Contest. For more details call or text 719-650-4959

Date: October 29-30, 2016

Time: 7:30pm-1:30am

Cost: $65 individual, $99 couple, $59 murder mystery ticket, $195 full haunting experience for two

For more information or to make reservations, visit us online.

100 different beers, wines and spirits will be available for the tasting at the Haunted Brew Fest. Enjoy unlimited 2oz samplings, live entertainment, free prizes, and discount tickets to Ghouls Gulch Haunted House. Located at the Colorado Springs Event Center. For more information or to buy tickets, visit our website.

Date: October 8, 2016

Time:  2 sessions: 1-4 pm & 5-8 pm

Cost: $25 through October 1, $30 October 2-7, $35 October 8 at door if not sold out.

VIP $40: See details online

The Bash is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! Unleash your dark, mysterious side and prepare for an evening filled with eerie and alluring fun. Whether you’re cyber, goth, steampunk, glitter, Lolita, Victorian, or anything in between, we challenge everyone to enter the most creative costume contest and win the best, most exclusive prizes in town

  • Music, Photo Booth, Food Trucks, Cash Bars, Costume Contest with Prizes, Live Entertainment including DJ, Aerial Contortionist, Taiko Drummers, Tarot Card Readings and Acrobatic Yoga Performers.

Date: October 29, 2016

Time:  7:30pm-Midnight

Cost: $10 pre-sale, $15 Oct 22-28, $20 at-the-door

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit us online.

Get your Halloween parties off to a great start at Front Range BBQ! Save the date for Live Music, Drink and Food specials, our annual costume contest and more!

Live music with Grass It Up at 7:30pm!
Ska Brewing and Avery Brewing will be facilitating our festivities this year, check out these awesome beers for spooky good time!

Prizes for the costume contest will include swag from the breweries and FRBBQ!

Date: October 26, 2016
Time:  7-10pm
Cost: Food and drink priced individually

Halloween Hotel Stays

Join in the Halloween festivities at these hotels then stay for a hauntingly good night.

Save on tricks, treats and suites this Halloween at The Broadmoor! Stay with us on the nights of October 30, 31 and November 1st and enjoy spooky Halloween events and discounts. Don't let this deal haunt you!

Our Spooktacular Savings Package includes:

20% discount on Spa services
20% discount on Golf green fee
25% discount off of published suite rates

Dates: October 30-November 1, 2016
Cost: Rates starting at $149 per night for double occupancy. Not applicable to groups. Rates do not include applicable taxes and fees

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