The spirit of Halloween is alive and well in Denver with tours, haunts, and events galore. Sometimes, it can be hard to keep track of all the themed events you can attend in Denver, which is why we wanted to create this convenient little guide to help you decide what type of spooky vibe you’re going for this Halloween.
If you’re ready for a fantastic October filled with all the funnest, scariest, most thrilling Halloween events in Denver, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are thirteen spooky plans that you can get tickets for right now.
1-3. Visit one of Denver’s many haunted houses
We’re starting the roundup with a classic as far as we’re concerned, and for a good reason. Haunted houses are so fascinating because they’re both super fun yet completely terrifying. We get to tap into our primal fears and curiosity about the unknown. Your heart races as you walk through endless corridors filled with creepy creatures and characters, always alert about what’s about to jump on you next. If you’re in the mood for a good scare, check out these three terrifying haunted houses in Denver:
4-5. Attend a spooky costumed bar crawl through some of Denver’s most haunted pubs
There are a number of haunted pub crawls for you to enjoy this spooky season here in Denver, so if you’re in the mood for spirits and more spirits, we’ve got you covered.
Party at some of Denver’s best pubs while listening to awesome DJ sets. Have a shot at 1930 Blake, head to Coyote Ugly Saloon for witching hour games, don’t forget to make a stop at Mile High Spirits and call it a night after having your last beer at Zanzibar Billiards Club. It goes without saying, Halloween dress up is encouraged!
If you’re looking for a Halloween event in Denver that’s a little more low-key but still as thrilling, check out the wildly popular Candlelight concerts. They’re hosting a special spooky season gig that combines historical, rumored-to-be haunted venues and horror classics played by a string quartet.
It’s set to take place at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, which will be lit by atmospheric, flickering candlelight to set the mood. Listen to favorites like the theme from Halloween, Psycho, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
See some of Denver’s most spooky and historic sites this Halloween on a spooky, paranormal tour. You’ll meet your guide over on Sherman and listen to Denver’s bloody history. Stories of betrayal, murder greed, red light districts, and more will be whispered into the night, and who knows, maybe this trip down memory lane will call to some of Denver’s lingering spirts.
If you’ve ever seen American Horror Story, you’ll likely remember the cast of amazing and unique characters that have been a part of the show’s multi-series.
Now, get a chance to hang out with the characters again at this burlesque, cabaret show that sounds as fun as it sounds spooky. The performance will take place at the Clocktown Cabaret on select dates throughout October. Don’t miss your chance to catch a one-of-a-kind theater performance this Halloween in Denver.
Enjoy an evening of magic and performance, trick or treating and fright fests, and partake in some of the world’s oldest traditions, such as tarot cards, aura readings, dream weavers, rituals and priestess demonstrations. Succumb to the forces of magic and nature for one mystic evening with some of Denver’s finest witches and ghouls.
10-13. Drink spirits at one of these brand new spooky themed-cocktail bars
Denver has got no shortage of spooky bars lining its streets, but the excitement doesn’t just end at the kitsch. They’re also creating magnificent and expert cocktails in tiki form, out of blood pouches, and much more. Experience a night full of spirits, horror movies, and eclectic vibes at these three cocktail bars that know how to celebrate the spooky season.