Halloween fun out to last as long as possible. This is easy to do when one takes advantage of the different Halloween events to be found in many communities across the country. When choosing a Halloween event to attend, it is important to be aware of whether the event is intended for young children or older kids and teens. Some Halloween events are designed to be intense and frightening, and are therefore not appropriate for very small children. If you are searching for fun and non scary Halloween events for small children in the Denver area, the following guide may be helpful to you.
Trick or Treat Street at the Children’s Museum of Denver – A perfect Halloween event for young children, the Trick or Treat Street event held at the Children’s Museum of Denver offers trick-or-treating at eleven different candy stations placed in various locations throughout the museum. There are also fun Halloween themed craft activities scheduled, and theatre performances throughout the event. The Trick or Treat Street event is typically scheduled for the last week in October. For schedule and admission information, check the museum’s website at cmdenver.org.
Trick or Treat Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum – This Halloween event is a fun and non scary event, totally appropriate for young children. The train cars and museum grounds get decorated in fun Halloween décor, and there are several different treat stations located throughout the facility during the event. There’s a non scary haunted house, as well. Trains depart every 20 minutes during the Trick or Treat Train event, and the train ride is included with event admission. For schedule and admission information, check out the Colorado Railroad Museum website at coloradokids.com.
Halloween Kid’s Fest at the Downtown Aquarium – The Halloween Kid’s Fest at the Downtown Aquarium is a great Halloween event for young children. This fun event will include crafts, games and other Halloween activities. There’s also a costume contest, a pumpkin painting contest, and science experiments. For schedule and admission information, check out the website for the Downtown Aquarium at downtownaquarium.com.
Bug A Boo at the Butterfly Pavilion – Another terrific Denver Halloween event intended for young children, the Bug A Boo event is also safe and educational. This Halloween event includes themed activities and Halloween goodies for everyone! There will also be spooky story time and pumpkin decorating. For schedule and admission information, check the Colorado Kids website at coloradokids.com.