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Things to do for Halloween in Colorado Springs 2022

October 5, 2022

Halloween is back and it is time to get spooky! Once only a holiday for children and candy, Halloween has morphed into a holiday that appeals to everyone. Who knew that adults like to dress up just as much as kids do?

Take the kids for some trick-or-treating and then line up the babysitter to give you a night out while you scream at the local Haunted Houses.

You can find many things to do for Halloween in Colorado Springs, and this guide will help you get started.

Events & Trick-or-Treating for the Kiddos

Churches and community centers are a great place to start especially if you have very young kids that get tired after a few houses. Trunk or treat, or Halloween parties allow families to have fun in a small, safe environment. Here are some additional places you can start your Halloween fun.

Boo at the Zoo

The Boo is happening at the Zoo with spooky treat stations, a haunted house, and some animal exhibits. Tickets are available ONLINE ONLY; no walk-up tickets are available.
Timed tickets with limited capacity.

Location: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Date/Time: Oct 21-23, Oct 28-31, 4:00pm-8:30 pm

Cost: $19.75 for members; $24.75 general admission, $22.75 Military and 65+, 75¢ for ages 2 and under

More Info: Official Website

Spooky Tales with Puppy Tails at Dinosaur Resource Center

Come to the Dinosaur Resource Center for some spooky brews and friendly pups. Wear your costume for the costume contest and get your picture taken with the pups!

Location: Dinosaur Resource Center 201 S Fairview St, Woodland Park, CO 80863

Date/Time: Saturday, Oct 29 from 1 pm-2 pm

Cost: Seniors (65+): $12.00, Adults: $13.00, Children 5 – 12: $9.00, Children 4 and under: FREE

More Info: Official Website

Boo at the Bridge

Come over to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park for some goodies, games, entertainment and treats.

Location: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

Date/Time: Saturday, October 22nd from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: Pricing: (includes trick or treating + activities + entertainment), $11/person when pre-purchased online, $13/person at the door, $8/person at the door with a valid Season Pass (must be purchased in person at ticketing)

More Info: Official Website

Magic of the Jack-o-Lanterns

Come and witness a glowing trail of over 7,000 magnificent, hand-carved pumpkins as you stroll through the gardens.

Location: Hudson Gardens, Denver

Date/Time: Select Nights 9/30 - 10/31

Cost: Pricing: $14.99 and up

More Info: Official Website

Haunted Houses - Things for Adults

The Fear Complex

One admission gives you 4 different experiences including The Haunted Mines, The Sanitarium, 3-D Carnevil and Sinister Manor.

Location: 2220 Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Date/Time: September 30th through Nov 5th. Check their website for tickets and availability.

Cost: $22-$56

More Info: Official Website

Hellscream Haunted House

Voted one of the best around with custom movie quality special effects, amazing actors, unique themes, and extremely detailed sets. You may be hoarse by the end of the evening from your constant screaming in fear!

Location: 3021 N. Hancock, Colorado Springs CO 80907

Date/Time: September 23rd - Nov 5th. Check their website for tickets and availability.


More Info: Official Website

13th Floor in Denver

Guaranteed to sell out, so buy your tickets early! Voted top 5 of the most terrifying Haunted Houses in the US by USA Today.

Location: 3400 E. 52nd Ave Denver, CO

Date/Time: Sept 16th through Nov 12th

Cost: $28-$48. Skip the line and Fast Pass available for an extra cost

More Info: Official Website

Pumpkin Patches & More Things to do for Halloween in Colorado Springs

Spooky Magic Town

A miniature city is transformed into a haunted village filled with ghouls, ghosts, and zombies. All admissions come with a scavenger hunt and prizes..

Location: Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

Date/Time: October 1st through Nov 1st, 10am-5:30pm

Cost: $3-$5. Call for guided tours and group admission:  719-471-9391.

More Info: Official Website

CtK Pumpkin Patch

Come join our pumpkin patch to benefit Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity. 100% of all proceeds are donated. For groups, call to reserve your spot today.

Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 950 Vindicator Dr

Date/Time: Oct 15th - 31st, with Pumpkin Fest Saturday, October 29th 2-6pm

Cost: Free

More Info: Official Website 719-260-1787

Jack-o-Lantern Trail at Fountain Creek Nature Center

Enjoy the lighted Jack-o-Lanterns along the trail, make a craft, hear stories, and roast a marshmallow! Costumes are encouraged at this festive event!

Location: Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain Co

Date/Time: Oct 29 5:30-7:30pm

Cost: $5

More Info: Official Website

Glow at the Gardens

Spooky illuminated landscapes and larger-than-life sculptures make this an event you will remember for a long time.

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver

Date/Time: Oct 18-23 6 pm - 9pm

Cost: $19-$23

More Info: Official Website

Boo! at Bear Creek Park

Wander through the trails at Bear Creek and see some spookiness

Location: Bear Creek Park 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Date/Time: Friday Oct 21st, 2022 6pm - 9pm, Jack-o-lantern carving party on October 29th

Cost: Recommended for ages 7+. $7 per member / $8 per non-member

More Info: Official Website


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