Halloween Fun

With Halloween 8 days away, there is still plenty of time to get in on the fun! Maybe you have young children that won’t enjoy trick-or-treating in the dark/cold or maybe you are just looking for some extra festive fun before we hit November… we have you covered! Here is a list of local events that anyone can attend, happening between now and October 31st.

🎃 Thornton High School Trick or Treat Street- 9351 Washington Street, Thornton, CO 80229, Wednesday, October 23rd 5- 7 pm

🎃 Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church & School Trunk or Treat- 6995 W. 120th, Broomfield, CO 80020, Saturday, October 26th 3-5 pm

🎃 Legacy High School Trick or Treat Street- 2701 W. 136th Ave, Broomfield, CO Saturday, October 26th 4-7 pm

🎃 Broomfield United Methodist Church Trick or Trunk Fall Fest- 545 W. 10th Ave, Broomfield, CO 80020, Sunday, October 27th 5:30- 7:30 pm

🎃 Adventure Golf & Raceway- 9650 N. Sheridan Boulevard, will host its annual Spooktacular on Friday, October 25th from 5-8 pm. There will be trick or treat stations, carnival games and a costume parade. The evening is geared for the 12 and under crowd. Admission is $2 per child, with $1 off if they are in costume. Adults are free.

Trick or Treat Tips:

☆ Blue Halloween buckets are now being used to recognize when a child has autism or is nonverbal. Read the story of how this came to be here → https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/national/blue-halloween-buckets-let-others-know-children-have-autism-are-nonverbal?fbclid=IwAR1BXcSH1Ujwidx3exglYD5uOCE8Trzb-FLy2ssPG4s8yI5naBGBaieUibk

☆ A teal pumpkin indicates that you have non-food treats available at your home. This promotes inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions. How to help promote the teal pumpkin project:

  1. Provide non-food treats for trick-or-treaters
  2. Place a teal pumpkin in front of your home to indicate to passersby that you have non-food treats available
  3. Add your home to the Teal Pumpkin Project map
  4. Spread the word! Share the Teal Pumpkin Project with your friends and family

Denver Halloween Fun

There are still 2 weekends left to squeeze in every last drop of Halloween fun.  The Denver area is home to a lot of family-friendly Halloween events – here are some of our favorites!

Pumpkin Nights Denver @ Adams County Fair and Regional Park Complex- 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, CO 80601. Tickets are $20 for general adult admission and can be purchased here.  This Halloween attraction is new to Denver this year! More than 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins create eight different pumpkin lands, including Pumpkin Pirate Cove, Spider Alley, Monster Mash, Pumpkin Passage and more. Enjoy sipping some hot apple cider, watch a movie screening of Pixar’s “Coco,” visit the pumpkin patch, paint a pumpkin, and watch pumpkin artists as they carve giant pumpkins.  Open nightly, 5:30 pm- 10 pm, thru November 4th.

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 10th Annual Pumpkin Carving & Costume Competition @ Little Man Ice Cream- Sunday, October 21st, 1- 4 pm.  Bring your own pumpkin to carve or buy one from their patch.  Prizes will be given for: spookiest, most original, cutest, best-dressed family/group, most creative cats &/or dogs.  Carving begins at 1 pm, with judging starting at 3 pm!


Westminster Halloween Harvest Festival held downtown @ 5453 W. 88th Ave, from noon to 8 pm on Saturday, October 20th.  This family-friendly event has been combined with the annual Westy Fest to create an even bigger and better event than before!  Entrance is free and includes carnival games, trick or treating, musical performances, a hot-air balloon glow, a beer garden, pumpkin patch, food trucks, jumping castles, BBQ competition and more.  Find parking info here.

Old Towne Arvada Trick or Treat Street on Friday October 26th, 5- 7 pm. Dress up your little one’s and trick or treat through local businesses in downtown Arvada.  This free event also has a costume contest held in Olde Town Square.

Glow at the Gardens @ The Denver Botanic Gardens, 5:30-9:30 pm, October 23rd, 24th and 25th.  Find tickets here.  The Gardens are lined with luminaria pathways, spooky lighting displays and hundreds of carved, glowing gourds.  Ornately detailed showpiece pumpkins are carved out of real pumpkins harvested from local farms. In addition to the pumpkin sculptures and creepy atmosphere, enjoy a wide array of activities, including:

  • LED performers from Mesmerie Entertainment
  • Spooky storytelling from Stories with Spirit
  • Strolling magic tricks from Chad Wonder
  • Pumpkin carving demos from world-class pumpkin carvers
  • Trick-or-treating
  • Glow-in-the-dark cornhole
  • Halloween carnival games
  • Hands-on crafts and coloring
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Halloween trivia wheel


Find a pumpkin patch near you

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Maize in the City- 10451 McKay Road, Thornton, CO

Find your perfect pumpkin ranging from cinderella pumpkins, white pumpkins, cotton candy pumpkins, fall Squash, pie pumpkins, mini pumpkins, large and small Indian corn, swan gourds and much more at the pumpkin field.

After you’ve picked out your pumpkin, enjoy getting lost in a 20+ acre maze and partake in other fall attractions including a corn launch, bouncers, a barrel ride, pony rides, a petting zoo and much more.

The pumpkin field is free and open Thursday through Sundays. For more information about times and pricing for all other fall activities, click here.

Rock Creek Farms- 2005 S. 112th Street, Broomfield, CO


Rock Creek Farm features over 100 acres of U-Pick-Em pumpkin fields for you to explore and find the perfect pumpkins. Pumpkins aren’t where the fun stops, try their hay bale maze or get lost in the winding paths of over six miles of Corn Mazes.

Visit their pigs, goats, ponies, donkeys, chickens and other farm animals. Enjoy their selection of fall festive treats and decorations such as gourds, indian corn, caramel apples, baked goods, straw bales and more.

Cottonwood Farms- 10600 Isabelle Road, Lafayette, CO

Borrow one of the farm’s red wagons for a trip out to the Cottonwood Farms Halloween Pumpkin Patch! Tall or thin, short and fat, extra-large or extra peculiar, the right pumpkin is waiting for you.

After you’ve chosen your pumpkin, you can enjoy their four-acre corn maze, the straw bale maze, farm animals as well as farm equipment, a hayride and much more.

Admission is free on weekdays and $5 on Saturdays and Sundays.

The farm is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, go to the Cottonwood Farms website.

Anderson Farms- 678 Weld County Road, Erie, CO


Anderson Farms features 30 acres of pumpkins and over 70 different varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds with pumpkins priced from $2 – $12. You reach their pumpkin patch on a wagon pulled by an antique Oliver tractor.

Anderson Farms also includes many family friendly activities such as pumpkin launching, barnyard 500 pedal karts, pumpkin creek gem mining, haunted hay rides, zombie paint ball, mine Cars, barrel Train, “Krazy” Rainbow Maze, tire mountain and farm animals and more.

Miller Farms- 13192 County Road 19, Plateville, CO

Miller Farms is hosting its Fall Harvest Festival through mid-November, and there are a bunch of fun activities for the whole family.

Begin your day with a visit to the petting zoo, then get lost in the corn maze and take a hayride through 180 acres of fields where you can pick your own vegetables – and yes, that includes pumpkins.

There’s a “Croc-pit,” kids play areas, antique tractors, peddle tractors, a hay pyramid, and much more.

Admission is $22 per person for people 13 years old and up. A family of four gets in for $75. Each additional person over the first four is $18 per person. Children ages 5 to 12 get in for $15. Kids 3 and under get in free.

Learn more on the Miller Farms website. Note: You’re asked to give them a call beforehand if you’re planning on visiting on a weekday, as they have large school groups visiting the farm in the morning.


Your Ultimate Fall Pumpkin Guide

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