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Halloween Events in Denver, Colorado

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Boo at the Zoo hosted by the Denver Zoo located at 2300 Steele Street, Denver, CO 80205 will be letting children strap on their masks and become a Zooper Hero on Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th from 9 in the morning until 5 at night. This 23r annual Boo at the Zoo will allow children to experience child friendly trick or treating at more than 25 treat stations throughout the zoo. While trick or treating children can enjoy magic shows, crafts as well as encountering 80 acres or exhibits that features over 3,500 animal residents. In addition to all of the fun, Spiderman, Batman, Captan Planet, Catwoman and many denverzoo.org.

19th Annual Pumpkin Festival located at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128. During October 13th-14th, thousands of pumpkins will be readily available for those who want to pick their own pumpkins. While searching for the right pumpkin for you and your family, children activities and different vendors will be selling handcrafted gifts for you to buy. Once your finished finding your perfect jack-o-lantern, you can enjoy 750 acres of floral, beautiful wetlands, working beehives, 2 1/2 miles of nature trails, as well as the tour of the 1 room schoolhouse and historical ranch. Admission to the 19th Annual Pumpkin Festival is $5 for adults and $3 for children who are not wearing a costume. Those children between the ages of 3-15 years-old who are wearing a costume will be admitted free of charge. Time of the festival will be from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days.

Elitch Gardens Frightfest located at 2016 Elitch Circle, Denver CO 80204 will be offering frightful events every weekend in October. Some of the events offered will be Brutal Planet which is overrun with demons, zombies and some of the most horrific creatures you can imagine. Next is Screams Haunted House which is filled with your traditional mummies, ghosts, vampires, zombies, spiders and much more. Screams will also be opened during the day hours so little ones can get in on some of the fun. Then to win season tickets to Elitch Gardens, guests will be given the opportunity to test their fears in Test Your Fear by being challenged with bugs, snakes and other mental challenges. Then we have the Haunted Processional that takes place at dusk each night. The processional includes demons, zombies, and ghouls that will make their way through the park scaring anyone that comes in contact with them. Small children are given whistles to scare the unwanted spooks away. Then finally for those children who want candy, there will be the Trick or Treat Trail down the Scaretoon Studios. Admission to the park is $44.99 for adults and $22.49 for children 48″ and under. You can also get your tickets online and save $10.00 on an adult admission.

The Reinke Brothers Haunted Mansion located at 5663 S. Prince St. • Littleton, Colorado 80120 will be offering cutting edge special effects from September 28th – October 31st. Once inside, spectators will be frightfully surprised by 30 rooms of Hollywood setup sets that will scare the living daylights out of you. Monday – Thursday the mansion will be open from 6-10 p.m., Friday 6-12 p.m., Saturday 3-12 p.m. and Sunday 3-10 p.m.. Cost of getting scared at the Haunted Mansion is $12.00. You can go online and receive a coupon for $1.00 off admission.

Have a Happy and Safe Halloween, and remember to always check your children’s candy before letting them eat it.

SOURCE : The Reinke Brothers Haunted Mansion

SOURCE : Elitch Gardens Frightfest

SOURCE : 19th Annual Pumpkin Festival

SOURCE: Boo at the Zoo




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