Kids

Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend Oct 27 – 29, 2017

Elitch Gardens | The Denver Ear

It’s Halloween weekend in Denver! Happy Halloween Denver kids and adults!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND OCTOBER 27 – 29, 2017

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF DENVER AT MARSICO CAMPUS: TRICK OR TREAT STREET
Trick Or Treat Street Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus | The Denver Ear

Photo Credit: ©Mor Zucker

When: Friday, October 27th, through Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, 2121 Children’s Museum Dr, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 9am – 6pm

Cost: $13 – $15. Free for Members + Children Ages 1 & Under

Ages: All Ages

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is once again hosting its Trick or Treat Street, this time for three consecutive days of spooktacular fun.

Families can go from one Treat House to the next and collect goodies, create Halloween crafts, play carnival games, trick or treat, enjoy a Monster Carnival, learn about Spooky Science with Museum educators, taste and enjoy Fang-tastic fall treats and activities in The Teaching Kitchen, ride the Rocky Mountain Mini Train ($2 – cash only), and more!

ELITCH GARDENS’ FRIGHT FEST: FAMILY BY DAY
Elitch Gardens | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Elitch Gardens

When: Friday, October 27th, through Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Elitch Gardens, 2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 12pm – 5pm

Cost: $34.99 – $39.99

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Elitch Gardens is hosting its month-long Fright Fest during the weekends in October that features a special Family by Day event for all ages! Little ghosts and goblins can enjoy Free Candy on the Trick or Treat Trail and partake in several Halloween themed interactive challenges.

Events include the Ghouls Match, where contestants battle it out through various Halloween themed challenges and activities; Scream it Out, an ear-splitting shrieking contest; a costume contest, and of course candy.

CIRQUE ITALIA
Cirque Italia | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Cirque Italia

When: Friday, October 27th through Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Southwest Plaza, 8501 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80123

Time: Friday 7:30pm; Saturday 1:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm; Sunday 1:30pm & 4:30pm

Cost: $15 – $50

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The 1st Water Circus is coming to the Southwest Plaza this weekend. Cirque Italia– The “Italian Water Circus” features a stage that holds 35,000 gallons of water that performers dazzle over while thrilling the audience in every circus arts move.

DENVER ZOO: DINOS! AFTER DARK – FAMILY FRIENDLY
Denver Zoo | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Zoo

When: Friday, October 27th & Saturday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 6:30pm – 9pm

Cost: $10 – $15; Free for Children 2 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Join the Denver Zoo every Friday & Saturday night in October for DINOS! After Dark. This event will feature jack-o-lantern sculptures, the traveling exhibit, Dino! Live, pumpkin carving, cultural performance and live shows.

LITTLE MAN ICE CREAM: FREAKY FRIDAY FLICKS
Little Man Ice Cream | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Little Man Ice Cream

When: Friday, October 27th, 2017

Where: Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St, Denver, CO 80211

Time: 7pm – 11pm

Cost: Free

Ages: Coraline Rated PG & Ghostbusters Rated PG-13

Freaky Friday Flicks brings Ghostbusters & Coraline to the Little Man Ice Cream plaza amphitheater. Dress up and bundle up for a night of Jack-o-Lantern Piñata bashing, candied apples and spine-tingling flicks. If you dare, get your Spooky Sundae on with chocolate covered crickets, gummy worms and canned bugs.

LONGMONT FARMERS MARKET: PUMPKIN CARVING
Longmont Farmers Market | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Longmont Farmers Market

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Where: 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

Time: 8am – 1pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Longmont Farmers Market will feature a pumpkin carving station complete with all the knives, scrapers, templates, paints and other decorating needs. Market-goers are encouraged to bring their own pumpkins or purchase one at the market, grab a cup of coffee or cocoa and let their artistic inspiration go wild.

Psst… Winners will be announced via email on Halloween Day.

DENVER ZOO: BOO AT THE ZOO
Denver Zoo | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Zoo

When: Saturday, October 28th & Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

Time: 9am – 6pm

Cost: General Admission

Ages: All Ages

The 33rd annual Boo At The Zoo, Presented by Your Hometown Toyota Stores, offers more than 25 Trick-or-Treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of the Denver Zoo.

BUTTERFLY PAVILION: BUG-A-BOO
Butterfly Pavilion | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Butterfly Pavilion

When: Saturday, October 28th & Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Butterfly Pavilion, 6252 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: General Admission

Ages: All Ages

Butterfly Pavilion‘s annual Halloween celebration, Bug-A-Boo, kicks off this weekend, featuring indoor trick-or-treating, a costume parade, invertebrate exploration, and fun family entertainment.

 COLORADO RAILROAD MUSEUM: TRICK OR TREAT TRAIN
Trick or Treat Train | Colorado Railroad Museum | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Colorado Railroad Museum

When: Saturday, October 28th & Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W 44th Ave, Golden, CO 80403

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: $5 – $15; Free for Museum Members and Children 2 & Under

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

Celebrate the Halloween holiday with the Colorado Railroad Museum with their special Trick or Treat Train events!

The Railroad Halloween Town is a safe place to enjoy Halloween. Catch a ride behind the historic locomotive in vintage passenger cars hosted by conductors and engineers in full costume.

Visit all of the Town’s special stops to fill your treat bags and tickle your funny bones including the “not so spooky” haunted railcar and the Olde Railroaders silly graveyard. And, get a great picture of your costume as you pause in front of their Pumpkin Patch cart.

SOUTHLANDS MALL: TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL
Southlands | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Southlands

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Where: Southlands Shopping Center, 6155 S Main St, Aurora, CO 80016

Time: 10am – 12pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Join Southlands Shopping Center’s Trick or Treat Trail for a morning of fun for little ghouls and goblins. Trick or Treat on Main Street with Southlands retailers.

DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM: HALLOWEEN KIDS’ FEST
Halloween Kids Fest | Downtown Aquarium Denver | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Downtown Aquarium Denver

When: Saturday, October 28th & Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Downtown Aquarium Denver, 700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211

Time: Starting from 10am

Cost: Admission

Ages: All Ages

Downtown Aquarium Denver is hosting a two-day Halloween Kids Fest that will feature Sharkey and his friends and will include a fun day of games, discounts, crafts and more!

SWEET COOIE’S + 12TH & MADISON MERCHANTS: PUMPKIN CARVING & COSTUME CONTEST
Sweet Cooie's | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Sweet Cooie’s

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Where: Sweet Cooie’s, 3506 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

To add to all of the Halloween chills and thrills, Sweet Cooie’s will hold a Pumpkin Carving & Costume Competition at their ice cream and confectionary shop. Prizes include ice cream socials, swag, gift certificates and more.

Both Pumpkins and People will be judged based on Spookiest, Most Original, Cutest, plus Best Dressed Family/Groups and Most Creative Cats & Dogs.

Psst… To sweeten the deal, all of the merchants on 12th Avenue and Madison will be handing out candy for the Trick-or-Treaters in costume.

COLORADO SYMPHONY: HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR!
Halloween Spooktacular | Colorado Symphony | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Colorado Symphony

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, 1400 Curtis St., Denver, CO 80204

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: $10 – $25

Purchase Tickets Online

Ages: All Ages

The Colorado Symphony is celebrating the holiday with the Halloween Spooktacular!, its family fun, annual show for Halloween. This not-so-scary show features music from some of your favorite children’s films, as well as a few surprises.

Be sure to dress up for the Halloween festivities and witness the zany costumes the Colorado Symphony musicians create. Some of their young concertgoers will be invited on stage to show their costumes as well!

HAUNTINGS AT THE HANGAR
Hauntings at the Hangar | Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

When: Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver, CO 80230

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Cost: $5 – $15

Purchase Tickets Online

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is once again hosting its annual Hauntings at the Hangar event for Halloween.

The museum will transform into a fun, spooky haunted hangar filled with space treats, science experiments, a magic show, with Star Wars™ and other sci-fi characters, and more!

DENVER FIREFIGHTERS MUSEUM: TRICK OR TREAT
Free Day | Denver Firefighters Museum | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Denver Firefighters Museum

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Where: Denver Firefighters Museum, 1326 Tremont Pl, Denver, CO 80204

Time: 5pm – 7pm

Cost: $7 – $10; Free for Children 1 & Under

Ages: All Ages

Create crafts, learn about the haunted history of the Denver Firefighters Museum, and trick or treat throughout the museum.

MAIZE IN THE CITY: SAFE TRICK OR TREAT
Maize in the City | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Maize in the City

When: Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where: Maize in the City, 10451 McKay Rd Unit 1, Thornton, CO 80233

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Maize in the City is a hosting the Safe Trick or Treat event this Sunday. Kids and parents are encouraged to dress up and come find all of their stations to collect candy in a safe environment. If kids make it to all candy stations, they’ll have the opportunity to take home a small pumpkin. For parents, they’ll also offer happy hour beer & spirits.

About Mor Zucker

I love Denver and I want to share all of its secrets with you – every day! Denver lifestyle, events, restaurants, bars, nightlife, parks, museums and more. Psst... Interested in Denver Real Estate? As a local Realtor, I have an ear for that too!

Visit My Website
View All Posts

Comments

comments

You Might Also Like

No Comments

    Leave a Reply

    Shares