Top 29 Halloween Events for 2017

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

Here's your guide to 2017 Halloween Events in Colorado Springs including haunted mines, ghost tours, family-friendly activities, deals, and more!

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, you’ll have a full bar at your fingertips and a menu with a variety of fantastic prix fixe, three-course dinners to choose from – all featuring Colorado-grown and raised ingredients.

Date: Saturdays through October 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Cost: $129 per person

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Enjoy a 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. 

Date: Through October 31, 2017
Time: 9 am - 6 pm
Where: Colon Orchards
Cost: $8 per person, which includes a pumpkin

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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 OCC to see them all.

Date: October 1-31, 2017
Time: All Day
Where: Old Colorado City
Cost: FREE

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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 - 14, 2017
Time: 12 pm - 5 pm
Where: Michael Garman Galleries
Cost: $5

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Created by film, television, and special effects professionals, Hellscream is notable for its custom movie quality special effects, amazing actors, unique themes, and extremely detailed sets. For years this intense, cutting-edge, multi-story, multi-attraction haunted event has thrilled and terrified visitors.

Date: October 1 - November 5, 2017
Time: 7pm-10pm or 11pm Fridays and Saturdays
Where: 3021 N Hancock Ave. Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907
Cost:  varies

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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 Chapel Hills Mall.

Dates: October 5 - 7, 12 - 14, 19 - 21, 26 - 31, 2017
Times: 7 or 7:30 pm - times vary depending on date
Where: Chapel Hills Mall
Cost:  $25

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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.

Date: October 7 - 8, 2017
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Where:  Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Cost: $5.00 

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Come See the Original Creatures of the Night at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. It’ll be all treats and no tricks for your little pirates and princesses at this year’s Boo at the Zoo, the region’s most unique Halloween event.  Boo at the Zoo is a fun way for families with young children to trick-or-treat and enjoy Halloween festivities in a safe environment.

When: October 20 - 22 and 27 - 31, 2017
Time:  4 - 8:30 pm
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cost:  $17.75 for ages 3-64

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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 20 - 29, 2017
Time: 5 - 9 pm
Where:  6865 Galley Road, Colorado Springs
Cost: $7

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The biggest pumpkins in Colorado will be rolling into Old Colorado City. Come see who wins the prize for the largest pumpkin in the territory. 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 21, 2017
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Where: Old Colorado City
Cost: FREE 

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Old Colorado City’s finest restaurants join together to create a tour of the best tastings and samples of craft beers and wines around during the Giant Pumpkin Festival 2017. The tour will include specials on food and appetizers. $25 a person, to benefit the Great Pumpkin Common Wealth Pumpkin Growers Contest. *samples only

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 1 pm - 5 pm
Where: Old Colorado City
Cost: $25 per person

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One hundred different beers, wines and spirits will be available for the tasting at the Haunted Brew Fest. Enjoy unlimited 2 oz samplings, live entertainment, free prizes, and discount tickets to Ghouls Gulch Haunted House. Located at the Norris Penrose Event Center

Date: October 21, 2017
Time:  2 sessions: 1 - 4 pm & 5 - 8 pm
Where: Norris Penrose Event Center
Cost: $25 - $40

Call 719.229.7697

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Join North Cheyenne Canon Park for their annual Halloween Costume Carnival. Festivities include face painting, a haunted trail and a 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). 

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 4 - 8 pm
Where: Starsmore Visitor & Nature Center
Cost: TBD

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‘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 at the Royal Gorge Bridge to include goodies, entertainment and games.

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 4 - 8 pm
Where: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
Cost: TBD

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Celebrating the 40th anniversary of his iconic film, Golden Globe winning actor Barry Bostwick is coming to the Pikes Peak Center on Tuesday, October 24 to present The 40th Anniversary Rocky Horror Picture Show Film Screening Party with a shadow cast - live actors performing each scene along with the film.

Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 7 pm
Where: Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: $38 - 85 per person

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Come out and have some fun at the Cheyenne Mountain State Park 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. The wearing of costumes is encouraged!

Date: October 22, 2017
Time: 11 am - 1 pm
Where: Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Cost: $129 per person

Call 303.659.6005 for reservations.

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View Emma laid out in the parlor 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 27, 2017
Time: Viewings will take place every 20 minutes with the first at 6 pm and the last at 7:20 pm
Where: Miramont Castle Museum
Cost: Adults - $50, Children (12 & under) - $30

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October would not be complete without Halloween festivities. Stop by the Pioneer's Museum for a spooktacular Halloween History Hunt. Pick up a history hunt guide at the Front Desk, explore the exhibits, and visit the 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.

Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Where: The Pioneer's Museum
Cost: Donations welcome

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The Parade starts at noon, followed by 70 teams racing coffins down Manitou Avenue for the ultimate victory! Each team consists of one Emma and four runners dressed in costume. The fastest times earn trophies as well as a chance to win Best Emma, Best Entourage, and Best Coffin.

Date: October 28, 2017
Time: Parade begins at Noon, events until 3 pm
Where: Manitou Springs
Cost: FREE

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Science Matters at the Dinosaur Resource Center will take you through the science behind the excitement of Halloween. You will see a cauldron of bubbling dry ice, disappearing ink, disappearing fire, flowers that change color whenever you want them to, a foaming juice potion and a Phoenix rising from the ashes.

Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 1 - 3 pm​
WhereDinosaur Resource Center
Cost: FREE with admission

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Unleash your dark, mysterious side and prepare for an evening filled with eerie and alluring fun. Done your best Halloween costume and enter the most creative costume contest to win the best, most exclusive prizes in town. Enjoy music, a photo booth, food trucks, live entertainment and more!

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time:  7:30 pm - Midnight
Where: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Cost:  $10 - pre-sale, $15 - October 21 - 27,  $20 - door

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Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center continues their annual Howl-O-Ween tradition this October. The center will pass out meat-filled pumpkins to all the wolves and enjoy a bonfire and refreshments. This sanctuary is located about an hour west of Colorado Springs in Divide. Reservations are required and space is limited.

Date: October 29, 2017
Time: 4 - 6 pm​
Where: Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center
Cost: Adults - $30, Children (12 & under) - $15

Call 719.687.9742 for reservations.

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Bring Your Boo Bag, It's Mall-O-Ween at Chapel Hills Mall! A Super Safe, super Fun Halloween celebration, especially for Kids 10 and younger. Treats, music, games, stories, more!

Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Where: Chapel Hills Mall
Cost: FREE

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The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company is excited to present the regional premiere of Bunnicula directed by multi Henry Award-winning Colorado legend Billie McBride Oct 13-Nov 12. Adapted for the stage by Jon Klein, from the book by James and Deborah Howe, this entertaining musical is: “A fanciful, non-scary Halloween treat for the kid inside all of us.” –Talkin’ Broadway


Date: October 13 - November 12, 2017
Where: Colorado Springs, CO 
Cost: $20

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The Halloween Train is riding the rails again the end of October. Ghastly ghosts and spine-chilling goblins, along with a family-friendly costume parade, trick or treating on the train, Halloween games and some seriously creepy Halloween music await the bravest souls who dare to ride. Guests may order lunch or dinner and drinks from the 403 Grill.

Date: October 27 - October 29
Time: 12:30 pm & 5 pm
Where: Canon City, CO

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A celebration of life, good beer, and handcrafted nose-to-tail hog all on Halloween + Day of the Dead eve. Dress to impress for a five-course whole hog breakdown with Phantom Canyon brews to pair. Guests of "Day of the Dead" beer dinner are welcomed and encouraged to wear their best-themed costumes to supper. Grand prize wins a date night for two with special chef's menu and pairings. 

Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: $55-$100

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The 16th Annual Front Range BBQ Halloween Party featuring live music from The JMiller Band and a costume contest will take place, along with lots of tasty Food & Drink Specials! PLUS a Beer Tapping from Oskar Blues Brewery.


Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 5pm
Where: Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: Free

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The Bella Vista Restaurant is providing a full dinner buffet the evening of the dance. Pre-purchase your ticket here and save on the price of your meal. Adult tickets are $10 and children 6-12 are $5. (Kids 5 and under are FREE). Prices at the door are $12 for an adult and $6 for a child.

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time:  7pm - midnight
Where: Woodland Park, CO
Cost: $10/couple

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Dress your little ones in their Halloween best and join the Promenade for trick-or-treating!

Date:  Tuesday October 31, 2017
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Where: Colorado Springs, CO 
Cost: Free

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