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Colorado Springs Halloween Events

Posted by Sarah Steen on October 16, 2023
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This week’s cooler weather sure has us thinking about Halloween! Get your costumes ready, carve your pumpkins, and check out our list of great trick or treating and Halloween events around Colorado Springs. (You know we love a good list of activities. Be sure to take a gander at Fall Activities, Things to Do in Colorado Springs, and Top 10 Christmas Activities.)

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Great Trick or Treating Events in Colorado Springs:

1. Boo at the Zoo (Starting October 20 and continuing on select October evenings)

This is always a popular event for kids to trick or treat in a safe environment while also being able to enjoy the zoo. All provided candy is made with sustainable palm oil. Treat stations, haunted house, select exhibits open. Check the website for details.

2. Boo at the Bridge (October 21)

Trick or treating, costumer contest, live music and much more at the Royal Gorge Bridge.

3. Gold Hill Mesa Trick or Treating (October 31)

This unique community is perfect for safe trick or treating with little ones! (Be sure to check out their Fall  Festival on October 9).

4. Prospect Lake Trunk or Treat (Oct 29)

Hosted by the Prospect Lake Collective, bring the kids out for this trunk or treat event from 2-6pm.

5. Harry Potter Day (Oct 21)

SoccerHaus is bringing the fun indoors costumes, vendors, food options, games and more. Entry is free and open to the public.

6. Red Leg Trunk or Treat (Oct 29)

Enjoy a safe environment for trunk or treating, games and prizes. Plus: parents can go to the adults only party the night before (October 28).

Pro Tip: if you’re looking for a great neighborhood for trick or treating on Halloween, the Nextdoor app usually ranks the top trick or treating neighborhoods in Colorado Springs each year.

Colorado Springs Trick or Treating

Uniquely Fun Halloween Events in Colorado Springs

1. Pumpkins in the Park (October 21)

One of Old Colorado City’s signature events, you can enjoy a pumpkin patch, live music, activities, sidewalk sales, art demos and more!

2. Emma Crawford Coffin Races (October 28)

A “fun and crazy” event truly unique to Manitou Springs. Teams create coffins and race them in honor of Emma Crawford, a Manitou Springs resident who died in 1891.

3. Boo at Bear Creek (October 20)

Pre-register for specific timeslots to explore the trails at Bear Creek Park while meeting creepy creatures along the way. Age recommendation is 7+ years.

4.  Brushes, Booos and Brews (October 23)

Red Leg Brewing will Painting with a Twist for a special spooky szn paint project.

5. Howl-o-Ween (October 29)

This Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center event passes out meat-filled pumpkins to all of the wolves, and offers a bonfire and refreshments.

6. Jack-o-Lantern Trail (October 28)

Enjoy the trails decorated with lit jack-o-lanterns, make a craft, and roast marshmallows at Fountain Creek Nature Center.

Want to have a Halloween themed family movie night? Check out this schedule of Halloween movies for the month of October: 31 Nights of Halloween.

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