Halloween Events for 2018

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


Here's your guide to 2018 Halloween Events in Colorado Springs including haunted mines, ghost tours, family-friendly activities, deals, and more!


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 27, 2018
Time: Parade begins at Noon, events until 3 pm
Where: Manitou Springs
Cost: FREE

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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 20, 2018
Where: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
Cost: $12

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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 on the Royal Gorge Railroad. 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, 2018
Where: Canon City, CO
Cost: $129 per person

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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 19-21 and 26-31, 2018
Where: Colorado Springs, CO 
Cost:  $17.75 for ages 3-64

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Visit the annual Haunted Mines haunted house. This one-of-a kind outdoor/indoor haunted house attraction is sure to scare.

Dates: September-October 2018
Where: Colorado Springs, CO
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 6 - 7, 2018
Where:  Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: $10 

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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 19 - 28, 2018
Where:  Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: $7

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View Emma laid out in the parlor in pure Victorian splendor and a Victorian Wake at Miramont Castle, 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 26, 2018
Where: Manitou Springs
Cost: Adults - $50, Children (12 & under) - $30

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It’s a spooky time as Stitches the scarecrow shares Halloween stories and helps everyone create hanging black spiders to take home at the Dinosaur Resource Center. Prizes for the Best Dinosaur costume, The Most Creative costume, the Funniest and the Scariest costumes. Parade through the museum before winning costumes are announced and treat bags for all kids at the end of the show. 

Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 1 - 3 pm
Where: Woodland Park, CO
Cost: FREE with admission

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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 28, 2018
Where: Divide, CO 
Cost: Adults - $30, Children (12 & under) - $15

Call 719.687.9742 for reservations.

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Wine, artisans, food and entertainment come together the last weekend of September at the annual Harvest Festival on the grounds at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. This is a wonderful way to spend a beautiful fall day. Discover award-winning wines including the limited release of Harvest Fest’s Riesling. Enjoy food selections from local produce and cheeses to wood-fired pizzas, fajitas, roasted chilies and freshly baked bread. 

Date: September 29-September 30
Location: Canon City, CO 
Cost: Free

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Frights and Pints – The Haunted Beer Tour with Springs Beer Tours. Get ready for Thrills and Chills…chilled beer that is. This version of our original Manitou Springs walking beer tour features Colorado craft beer selections from Creekside Cuisine, Red Mountain Bar & Grill at The Cliff House and our final stop at Manitou Brewing Company.  

Date: every Wednesday and Saturday 29 September thru 31 October 
Location: Manitou Springs, CO
Cost: Varies

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Spiff up your bike for a night of spooky cycling with Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort. Decorate your bike or make a bicycle-themed costume for a ride through Garden of the Gods. 

Date: October 31, 2018
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 
Cost: Free

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The Zombie Ball is back at The Cliff House on October 26th! Book your stay with us for Halloween fun and enjoy the festivities hosted by our famous Red Mountain Bar & Grill. The Zombie Ball Package Includes two complimentary tickets to the Cliff House Halloween Dance, complimentary drink per ticket, hot buffet breakfast.

Date:  October 26,2018
Location: Manitou Springs, CO 
Cost: Varies

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Dress up, ride around town to gather your poker hand and see who wins back at Trails End. Prizes for best dressed. Helmet Required. More details to come. 

Date:  October 30, 2018
Location: Old Colorado City, Co 
Cost: Free

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Localmotive Party Bus has you covered with 7 Halloween themed bar crawls. From Harry Potter to Haunted Prom, they've got a theme for you and your crew. 

Date: October 12 - October 31
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: Varies

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Whether you're going as a princess or a witch, you want to look your best on Halloween. Genesis Medspa is putting on a boo-tox sale just for the occasion. On October 31 only, they're offering Botox for $9.99/unit. 

Date: October 31, 2018
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: $9.99/unit

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Dark Side of the Abbey is Southern Colorado most naturally nightmareish haunt.  With two uniquely haunting experiences Dark Side of the Abbey and Dark Side Unplugged, find themselves located in an abandoned monastery inside the grounds of the Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City, CO.

Date: Every Friday and Saturday in October including Halloween
Location: Canon City, CO 
Cost: $15-$25

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Trick or treat amongst the dinos at Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience. Trick or treating, costume contests and a hayride will keep the kiddos in the Halloween spirit. Bring a bag of dog/cat food and receive one free admission for your child, or 50% off an admission ticket for adults​

Date: October 28, 2018 
Location: Canon City, CO 
Cost: Varies

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Bring the family to Old Colorado City's Giant Pumpkin Fest. The Rocky Mountain Giant Vegetable Growers (RMGVG) will be competing for the Biggest Pumpkin in Southern Colorado. Make sure to check out the local shops, restaurants, and vendors up and down the Avenue where you can buy anything from delicious treats to handmade items. 

Date: October 11, 2018
Location: Old Colorado City
Cost: Free

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Come see the unique, the scary, the creative, and the beautiful scarecrows in Old Colorado City October 1st - 31st! 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, 2018
Location: Old Colorado City
Cost: Free

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Trick-or-treat throughout The Citadel Mall. World Famous DJGU will be here spinning spooky Halloween tunes.

Date: October 31, 2018
Location: Colorado Springs, CO 
Cost: Free

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Book and stay before October 31, 2018, for a Howl-O-ween to remember! We'll have special events scheduled for you to share with your family including a Trick-Or-Treat Trail, Monster Bash Dance Party, Spooktacular Story Time.

When: October 10 October 31, 2018
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Cost: Varies

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