Halloween weekend is alive with excitement and imagination. Boulder’s streets light up with the orange glow of jack-o’-lanterns that cast dancing shadows across front porch steps. In addition to trick-or-treating with the little ones, there’s plenty to do in Boulder County during Halloween week and weekend for people of all ages. Don your finest Morticia Addams or a last-minute, DIY sheet ghost costume, and hit the town to celebrate this holiday.
Terror in the Corn
When: all month long
Where: Anderson Farms
Fright-night fans are fortunate because Boulder County is home to one of the best haunted attractions in the country. Year after year, Terror in the Corn wins awards for being the spookiest haunted house on the block, attracting tens of thousands of visitors looking to brave the mile-long maze. Make your way through a cornfield to “Raven Gulch”, a haunted ghost town crawling with ghouls, goblins, and everything in between. This attraction comes with a disclaimer, so attend at your own risk.
6th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl
When: 10/28, 4:00 pm
Where: Velvet Elk Lounge
For an unforgettable evening, get a ticket to this wild bar crawl. Drink specials, professional photographers, a costume contest, and more set this boozy bash apart. Crawl locations include Mountain Sun, Press Play, The Velvet Elk, and more. Stay up late for the after-party and celebrate Halloween with its most die-hard fans.
Motown Halloween Prom
Where: Roots Music Project
Play out your high school fantasies and thrift fabulous, old-school prom duds to fully get into character for the Motown Halloween Prom. Hosted by the musical magicians at Roots Music Project, this is bound to be a dance party of epic proportions. Get your ticket now so you can party like it’s 1960.
When: 10/31, 3 – 6 pm
Where: Pearl Street Mall
It’s the cutest time of year along Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall. The Munchkin Masquerade invites our city’s youngest residents to trick-or-treat in their favorite costumes during the day. Tiny ghosts, dinosaurs, witches, and ghouls take to the bricks and fill their bags with plenty of candy. Merchants are at the ready with sweet finds ready to wish every munchkin a Happy Halloween.
Halloween Fun Flow
When: 10/31. 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: Yoga Pearl
Want to skip the sugar and suds this Halloween and slip into something a little more healthful? Slide on your comfiest leggings and some spooky flare to spend the evening stretching on your yoga mat with the welcoming folks at Yoga Pearl. Halloween-themed music will get you in the spirit of things, and participants are even invited to come in full costume, should they want to hit up a holiday party afterward. Reserve a spot in this all-level class.
Super Spooky Stain Glass
When: 10/31, 6:30 – 8
Where: Colorado Glass Works
Sip on your favorite beverage and create your very own stained glass artwork. This laid-back atmosphere is perfect for creatives of all levels looking to try a new skill and make something fun to hang in the window when Halloween rolls around again next year. Shake up your date night with this Super Spooky Stain Glass Class, or invite your best friend so you can both cackle over your creations.
There’s plenty to experience during Halloween weekend throughout Boulder, Colorado. No matter how you plan to celebrate, you will have a scary good time.