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Get Your Boo On This Weekend!

POSTED October 29, 2020

This year, Trunk-or-Treat is more popular than ever as the best way for the kiddos to dress up and get free candy! There are a few opportunities for Trunk-or-Treat in the area, as well as outdoor and online ways to celebrate Halloween. There are even some socially-distanced haunting experiences to check out!

Thursday, October 29

Looks like the weather should be favorable for an early chance to get the kids in their costumes and head out for a FREE Trunk-or-Treat event! This year, all costumes should include a mask, so figure out a creative way to incorporate it into the theme. Don’t forget to bring a bag to collect your candy!

Highlands Ranch High School, 9375 Cresthill Ln., Highlands Ranch
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Phone: 303-387-2500

Learn how to craft some fun and tasty Halloween cocktails with the HRCA Virtual Happy Hour! This FREE class will include a hands-on demonstration to make two spooky cocktails, a Zombie and Blackbeard’s Blood, both using El Dorado Rum! Don’t forget to pick up the ingredients so you can mix along at home! 

HRCA on Zoom
6:00 p.m.
Tickets: FREE
Phone: 303-471-8898

Thursday-Saturday, October 29-31

Only a few days left to enjoy the autumn weather before the snow really starts to fall! Kids will love visiting and getting acquainted with a wide variety of animals in the petting zoo, including a draft horse, mule, mini appy, cow, chickens, sheep, goats, and turkeys.

This fun event is designed with younger kids in mind—complete with duck races, a hay-bale maze, an obstacle course, and a hayride!

Flat Acres Farm, 11321 Dransfeldt Rd., Parker
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tickets: FREE to $15
Phone: 303-805-1038

Thursday-Sunday, October 29 – November 1

This family-run haunted house has been scaring people for over 50 years, and while they don’t do gory scenes, there’s plenty to get get spooked at in the Reinke Brothers Haunted Mansion! You’ll be amazed at all of the cunning animatronics and scary creatures jumping out at you. If you want to see how it all works, you can even come back during the day for a non-scary “lights-on” version of the haunted house tour! 

Reinke Brothers, 5663 S. Prince St., Littleton
Thurs., 6:00-10:00 p.m.; Fri., 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.; Sat., 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.; Sun., 3:00-10:00 p.m.
Tickets: $19-$22

Friday, October 30

Kids will love this alternative to trick-or-treating—a Halloween celebration in the Backcountry! There will be games at Base Camp, followed by a night hike and a super-fun Halloween themed scavenger hunt.

Back at the campfire, there will be s’mores and ghost stories! This is event is appropriated for kids ages 7-13.

Backcountry Base Camp, 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton
5:30-8:00 p.m.
Register: $28-$32

Dads of Castle Rock are hosting this opportunity to trick-or-treat a day early! Not just for kids, there’s even a Dad costume contest, and every kid will get a FREE Dads of Castle Rock shirt, while supplies last!

Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park, 1375 W. Plum Creek Pkwy., Castle Rock
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Information: FREE

Let the moon light the way on this spooktacular hike to celebrate Halloween! Led by one of the Backcountry Wilderness naturalists, you’ll hear all about the ways that various creatures see in the dark and learn about how your eyes may not be able to see what’s really there. Ages 7+ recommended. 

Backcountry Base Camp, 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Register: $7-$10

Whether you’ve enjoyed seeing the Virtual Choir of Man when they performed here in the past or this is your first time, this livestream from London captures all of the magic of the live stage show—and then some! 

A bunch of charming guys from London who are talented vocalists and storytellers comprise The Choir of Man family, and this brand-new show features eight of them streaming from a London pub. They’ll sing and dance to some of their favorite songs, as well as reminisce about their previous U.S. tours. This high-quality professionally-produced livestream is live and will not be available to watch later, so don’t miss your chance to see it!

6:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30-$45

Wouldn’t it be great to kick back and relax to the smooth sounds of the CJRO Sextet, performing the music of Bill Withers, Al Green, Sam Cooke, Al Jarreau and Otis Redding? 

Featuring renowned vocalist Robert Johnson, who was named Best Male Vocalist by the Colorado Songwriters Association and Denver Post Readers Poll and Best Jazz Vocalist by the Colorado Black Artists Association, this show includes his soulful interpretations of tunes like Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay and Ain’t No Sunshine. Limited seats are available for the stage show, or you can enjoy the concert as a livestream event.

PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave., Parker 
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10-$29

Friday-Saturday, October 30-31

One of the scariest ways to celebrate Halloween, Fright Acres at Flat Acres Farm delivers a seriously spooky experience! This outdoor site includes Reapers Hollows and the haunted mausoleum, a creepy corn maze, and Goblins Grove next to Dead End Motel. Only for those with nerves of steel, this event is not recommended for children 12 and under.

Flat Acres Farm, 11321 Dransfeldt Rd., Parker
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Tickets: $30-$45
Phone: 303-805-1038

If you’re staying in this Halloween, you don’t have to give up the best haunted house experience! The Virtual Shock Live Stream gives you access to “tour” the haunted Carlheim Manor and Well of Souls on your TV or screening device. 

These attractions are designed to be extremely scary and aren’t recommended for young children. When you sign up, you’ll get ten hours of creepy episodes that will take you through the history and haunts of this terrifying mansion.

Online Access
Starting at 7:00 p.m. 
Tickets: $19-$79

Friday-Saturday, October 30-31

Getting out in the crisp Colorado air is the best way to celebrate the season—there’s nothing scary about the Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms, so it’s perfect for the whole family.  Enjoy viewing the maze from above on one of the 15-foot bridges overlooking the entire cornfield! Social distancing and mask-wearing are required.

Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Last entry 5:30 p.m.)
Tickets: $8 – $12
Phone: 720-865-3500

Friday-Sunday, October 30 – November 1

For a different kind of bewitching experience, check out this live performance of the best show tunes! You’ll hear your favorite songs from the stage and film, performed by ten talented singers who also dance and act! From Disney classics to Broadway hits, the performance includes intricate acapella arrangements, engaging choreography, and show-stopping solos and duets. Seating is extremely limited!

The Schoolhouse Theatre, 19650 Mainstreet, Parker
Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun., 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $29

Saturday, October 31

Now it’s a Halloween Festival! The weather didn’t cooperate the first time around, so now you have a chance to enjoy a full day of family-fun outdoor Halloween festivities!  The same children’s activities and seasonal vendors from the Fall Festival will be on hand, as well as the Creepy Crawlies booth, featuring some of Castle Rock’s creepiest creatures such as snakes, spiders, toads, owls and roaches.

Dress up in your costumes! There will be a kids costume contest for various age groups, and candy for trick-or-treaters. Families can enjoy activities like pumpkin painting, guessing games, and a giant tic-tac-toe board. What a great way to spend Halloween!

 Festival Park, 300 Second St., Castle Rock
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: FREE
Phone: 720-733-2294

Saturday-Sunday, October 31 – November 1


Whether you are curious about what goes into making a haunted house scary or want to give younger kids a chance to experience a haunted house with the “lights on,” check out this behind-the-scenes tour of the Reinke Brothers Haunted Mansion! You’ll see the genius of their animatronics and won’t have to worry about anyone jumping out to scare you.

Reinke Brothers, 5663 S. Prince St., Littleton
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tickets: $10

Spook-tacular Crystal Valley!

Happy Halloween from all of us at Crystal Valley! And entertain yourself this week by driving through the neighborhood to view all  spook-tabular holiday decor. Our master-planned community of Crystal Valley is away from it all but offers easy access to plenty of things to do every weekend! If you’re in the area, stop by the amazing model homes from Century Communities, D.R. Horton, Kauffman Homes, and Richmond American Homes,  new homes priced from the $300s.


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