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Psst… What to do with Kids in Denver this Weekend October 20 – 22, 20176 min read

Cirque Italia | The Denver Ear

Denver kids will really get into the Halloween spirit this weekend that features many Halloween and speciality fall festivals and events!

WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS IN DENVER THIS WEEKEND OCTOBER 20 – 22, 2017

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

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When: Friday, October 20th, through Sunday, October 22nd, 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.

THE STREETS AT SOUTHGLENN: SPOOKY STREETS
The Streets at SouthGlenn | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, October 20th, 2017

Where: The Streets at SouthGlenn, 6851 S Gaylord St, Centennial, CO 80122

Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Streets at SouthGlenn are hosting their annual Spooky Streets Halloween party. Spooky Streets will include a Costume Parade, candy stations, live entertainment, live music, face painting, caricatures, balloon artists, “selfie stations” and more.

Psst…. A canned food donation benefitting the Food Bank of the Rockies will earn you a Spooky Treat!

LITTLETON FAMILY YMCA: HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA
Nightmare on the Farm | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, October 20th, 2017

Where: Littleton Family YMCA, 11 W Dry Creek Ct, Littleton, CO 80120

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Cost: Free

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

Join Littleton Family YMCA‘s annual Halloween party, a family-friendly Nightmare on the Farm with loads of fun for all ages. Free and open to the public, stop by with your little ghosts and goblins for games, haunted house & treats.

SCREAM SCRAM 5K RACE
Scream Scram 5K Run/Walk | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, October 20th, 2017

Where: Washington Park, Denver, CO 80209

Time: 6:30pm – 9pm

Cost: $20 – $35

Register Online

Ages: All Ages

The 18th annual Scream Scram 5K Halloween Run/Walk supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. Race through Washington Park in your best costume. Everyone is invited to walk the orange carpet for their costume contest before the kids take off in the 100M Spooky Sneak, a race designed just for them. Join them after the race for Trick-or-Treat Street, an expo area featuring food, beverages, giveaways and more.

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

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When: Friday, October 20th & Saturday, October 21st, 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.

CIRQUE ITALIA
Cirque Italia | The Denver Ear

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When: Friday, October 20th through Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Where: Town Center at Aurora, 14200 E Alameda Ave, Aurora, CO 80012

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 Town Center at Aurora 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: BOO AT THE ZOO
Boo at the Zoo | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, October 21st & Sunday, October 22nd, 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

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When: Saturday, October 21st & Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

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

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: General Admission

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.

THE ORCHARD TOWN CENTER: MALLOWEEN
Malloween at The Orchard | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Where: The Orchard Town Center, 14697 Delaware St #850, Westminster, CO 80023

Time: 11am – 2pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

The Orchard Town Center‘s Annual Halloween Celebration will include games, prizes and dancing to family-friendly Halloween music. Trick or treat a journey through The Orchard retail stores with participating stores that feature candy, showcasing a balloon bouquet at their front door.

LITTLE MAN ICE CREAM: PUMPKIN CARVING & COSTUME CONTEST
Little Man Ice Cream's Pumpkin Carving & Costume Contest | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, October 21st, 2017

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

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Psst… Carving begins at 1pm and judging begins at 3pm

Ages: All Ages

Little Man Ice Cream‘s 10th Annual Pumpkin Carving and Costume Contest will award special prizes for carved pumpkins and costumes. Bring your own pumpkin or buy one from their patch.

WESTMINSTER HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL
City of Westminster Parks, Recreation & Libraries | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Where: 5453 W 88th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031

Time: 5pm – 8pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Put on your costume and come to Downtown Westminster for their Halloween Harvest Festival. See the striking glow of hot air balloons as you enjoy free carnival games, live music, the JCPenney pumpkin patch and more.

THORNTON TRUNK OR TREAT
Thornton Trunk or Treat | The Denver Ear

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When: Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Where: Carpenter Park Fields Parking Plots, Colorado Blvd & E 108th Ave, Thornton, CO 80233

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Cost: $1 Admission

Ages: All Ages

City of Thornton is hosting its annual Halloween festival, Trunk or Treat. Trunk or Treaters spend the evening going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from volunteers who have decorated their vehicles to serve as a backdrop for this spooktacular event!

Psst… Before your departure, be sure to stop by the Garden of Ghouls for children ages 10 and older, and The Boo Bayou for children ages 10 and younger.

YO CRAZE FROZEN YOGURT: WOODY & BUZZ LIGHTYEAR HALLOWEEN SHOWDOWN
Royal Parties of Colorado | The Denver Ear

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When: Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Where: Yo Craze Frozen Yogurt, 18801 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80013

Time: 3pm – 5pm

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Come dressed in costume to visit Yo Craze Frozen Yogurt this Sunday, enjoy delicious frozen yogurt, and meet Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Royal Parties of Colorado.

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