Family-Friendly Halloween Events

October is in full swing, which means spooky season is upon us. This October, experience and enjoy family-friendly, trick-or-treating fun, parties, and free events in Aurora, Colorado.

Family wearing Star Wars Halloween costumes in Colorado

Pumpkin Patch Palooza!
When: Oct 5-26 | every Saturday and Sunday
Where: Punch Bowl Social Stapleton

Pumpkins are an essential aspect of the fall season. Pair that with Halloween treats and drinks, you’ve got a match made in heaven. Punch Bowl Stapleton is hosting a family-friendly event every weekend in October that will get you right into the seasonal spirit! There will be food, drinks, exciting activities, and of course, lots of pumpkins. Tickets are not required for this event, just bring your family for this fun-filled afternoon!

Boo at the Zoo
When: Oct 19-27
Where: The Denver Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is a fantastic way to get outside, see some beautiful animals, and above all else, have fun with the family. This event hosted by The Denver Zoo provides trick or treat stations, animal demonstrations, live entertainment, and more. Tickets are needed for this event. Skip the lines and purchase your tickets here.

Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contests & Free Pawbenders
When: Oct 26
Where: Rose Garden Plaza at Gardens on Havana

Food, candy, family, pets, and pictures all make for a fantastic event! On Havana Street
is hosting this exciting Halloween-filled afternoon. There will be costume contests for humans and animals alike, free professional photography, trick-or-treating, food, and more. Most Halloween events do not include our furry friends! In this one, however, if the pets come in costume, they can receive a free Pawbender from Good Times. Buy your tickets
today to partake in many of the things Aurora has to offer.

Halloween celebrations and costumes at Wings Over the Rockies

Hauntings at the Hangar
When: Oct 26
Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Are you looking for an educational, Halloween themed event for the family? Well, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum is putting on a Hauntings party. Kids will get to experience various aircraft, listen to “ghosts” of various aviators, STEM activities, and more. This engaging event will allow for an excellent experience for all ages. The event requires regular museum admission, and pre-purchased tickets are not available for purchase in this event.

2019 Symphony Spooktacular
When: Oct 26
Where: The People’s Building

Who does not like a night out at the symphony? The People’s Building is putting on a Halloween-themed concert that the entire family will enjoy. If you come early, kids and adults alike can play with the instruments before the performance starts! Coming in costumes is also part of the fun and is encouraged. Buy your tickets ahead of time to save time in line.

Little girls in Halloween costumes walk the Trick-Or-Treat Trail at Southlands in Aurora, CO

Trick-or-Treat Trail
When: Oct 26
Where: Southlands

Trick-Or-Treating and shopping – what a great combination! Southlands is putting on their annual trick-or-treat trail. There will be stations for all your kids’ candy needs, a haunted house, entertainment, games, and more. After the event, you cannot go wrong with a little holiday shopping! Tickets are not required for this event. Bring the whole family for a fun afternoon of sugar, entertainment, and spookiness!

Coloween 2019
When: Oct 26
Where: Stanley Marketplace

Are you in need of a new type of Halloween party? Coloween, hosted by Stanley Marketplace, is a colossal event that offers all sorts of scary entertainment. This is an event to leave the kids at home and enjoy a night out. There will be incredible Denver DJs, performers, tons of decorations, food, drinks, and more. Not only will there be state-of-the-art entertainment, but there will also be a costume contest with a cash prize. This is a ticketed event, purchase your tickets here.

Trick-or-Treating at Stanley Marketplace
When: Oct 27
Where: Stanley Marketplace

Craving some trick-or-treating fun? This event perfect for a day with the family will satisfy all the sweet-tooth cravings. Stanley Marketplace is hosting a trick-or-treat event. Before the candy search begins, there will be a zombie crawl. Hide the living, for the undead, has taken over the marketplace! Following the rise of zombies, the kids can come out and hunt for candy. Tickets are not required for this event. However, families who participate in trick-or-treating are asked to donate to Kids’ Compassion Project.