Halloween is just a few days away, bringing plenty of ghouls, goblins, ghosts and, of course, plenty of exciting seasonal events to Northern Colorado!
Due to COVID-19, there could be changes to these events. We recommend clicking on the event links below to make sure nothing has changed before heading out.
Where: 8th & 9th Street Plazas
When: October 29, 4-6 p.m.
On October 29th, downtown Greeley will be closed to traffic for the annual Trick-or-Treat Street! Candy will be provided by stores in the heart of downtown as well as pumpkin cornhole games, candy corn bowling and pumpkin decorating—all 100% outdoors to allow for social distancing.
Where: Centerra Marketplace
When: October 29-30, 5-10:30 p.m.
Centerra’s 15th Annual Halloween Hullabaloo outdoor open-air event is returning! Settle in for family-friendly drive-in movies like the Nightmare Before Christmas, Hocus Pocus and Monsters Inc. While you’re there, make sure to grab some snacks from Centerra Marketplace restaurants and consider making a donation to Loveland’s House of Neighborly Service.
Where: New Belgium Brewing Company
When: October 30, 9 a.m.
Join the Animal Friends Alliance for a day of spooktacular fun at their Run Fur Fun 5K on October 30th! Starting and ending at New Belgium Brewing Company, race registration includes a race T-shirt, a post-race beer, a breakfast snack, a costume contest and lots of fun with fellow animal and beer-loving racers.
Where: Downtown Fort Collins
When: October 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Downtown Fort Collins is preparing to be taken over by tiny trick-or-treaters! Don your Halloween costume, grab your own snack sack and head downtown for a night of trick-or-treating at local businesses.
When: October 30, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
For a socially distanced Halloween event for families, head to Loveland for a drive-through trick-or-treating event! Follow the parade of cars through the neighborhood, watch a series of Halloween scenes and get treats from volunteers through your car windows—all for only $5 per vehicle.
Where: Windsor History Museum
When: October 30, 1-4 p.m.
If you find yourself in Windsor this weekend, stop by the Windsor History Museum to explore the museum’s historic buildings, which will be transformed into a spooky haunted village with free candy for all. Plus, enjoy scary Halloween stories, free activities and crafts and more Halloween fun for all ages!
Where: 328 West Mountain Avenue
When: October 30, 6-8 p.m.
This Halloween, take a spooky Halloween-themed tour of the Avery House, one of Fort Collins’ most historic buildings! Jump over a broomstick and learn about why bobbing for apples was so important to Victorians; how trick-or-treating as we know it came about; and many other tidbits during these special tours. Costumes are encouraged and masks are required.
When: October 30, 7:30 p.m.
It’s 1934, snow is falling and the Orient Express is filled to capacity. What starts as a luxurious journey through Europe becomes the scene of a murder in the blink of an eye. Follow the famed detective Hercule Poirot as he races to catch the killer at this performance at the Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre!
When: October 31, 12-3 p.m.
Get into the Halloween spirit with games, prizes, costume contests, a pumpkin patch, crafts, a haunted house and more at The Promenade Shops at Centerra! All the fun is happening between Rock Bottom and Best Buy from 12-3 p.m. Goody bags full of treats and fun take-home activities will be handed out to the first one thousand kids dressed in costumes.
Where: The Lyric
When: October 30, 12-5 p.m.
Photo courtesy of The Lyric
For just $10 per family, enjoy performances from the Story Bakers, Canyon Concert Ballet, surprise musical guests, live animals, face painting, a costume contest and science demonstrations from the CSU Chemistry Club and Bug Zoo outside The Lyric on October 30th!
Where: Ridgeview Classical Schools
When: October 30, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Join Ridgeview Classical Schools for a night of treats, tricks and Halloween fun this weekend! Featuring a safe and socially distanced environment, enjoy a colorful carnival complete with games and a cake walk.
When: October 31, 5 p.m.
For a Halloween you won’t soon forget, head to the Organ Recital Hall at CSU. The organ studio and faculty artist, Joel Bacon, presents the 16th annual Halloween Organ Extravaganza, with classic (and not-so-classic) works, including the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. Spooky sounds, combined with lighting and special effects are sure to put you in the Halloween spirit!
Did we miss your most anticipated Halloween event? Let us know in the comments below!