Entertain kids of all ages (and kids at heart) with this list of 13 Halloween events for children in northern Colorado, brought to you by The Family Center/La Familia!

Opening of Día de los Muertos at Global Village Museum

Cost: $5 for adults; $3 for students and seniors

200 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins 

(970) 221-4600, admin@globalvillagemuseum.org

Dates: October 7 – November 19

“Día de los Muertos” opens Friday, Oct. 7, at the Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures with free admission from 5-8 pm as part of First Friday Art Walk. 

Creepy Walk in the Woods at Savage Farms

Cost: $30 per person or $25 with coupon

1750 Savage Road, Loveland


Dates: October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 6 p.m.

What’s that sound? It’s your heartbeat! Something is just behind that bush. A spooky time for all kids 12 and up – ok to come depending on their scare level. Kids 11 and under are not welcome and no refunds will be given.

Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt – Loveland’s New Fall Tradition

Cost: Free

All over downtown Loveland and Centerera

Dates: October 15 – 31

Artistic scarecrows are waiting for you across the city – from downtown and Centerra to fun places in between. These aren’t your typical scarecrows – each has been meticulously designed by local artists and businesses to show off Loveland’s thriving art community.

The hunt is free and open to everyone. Players who complete the hunt will win a prize and be eligible for grand prizes. Must download the free, official Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt app – EVENTZEE to participate.

Glowing jack o’ lanterns are lined up at the Gardens on Spring Creek. Digital flier reads, “Pumpkins on Parade presented by: Mountain Valley Bank.”

Pumpkins on Parade at Gardens on Spring Creek

Cost: Children 4 and under FREE; Children 5-11 $5; Adults and children 12+ $10

2145 Centre Avenue, Fort Collins

(970) 416-2486, gardens@fcgov.com  

Dates: October 20-23, nightly from 6-9 p.m.

The third annual Pumpkins on Parade is a fun-for-all-ages celebration of Halloween and the harvest, featuring hundreds of pumpkins and gourds arranged across The Gardens in artistic displays and festive activities for the whole family! Costumes are encouraged!  This event is candy-free.

Loveland Downtown Pumpkin Festival

Cost: FREE; pumpkin decorating $12

Dates: October 22, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Foundry Plaza

246 North Cleveland Avenue, Loveland

(970) 699-2856, info@lovelandpartnership.org 

We’ll feature local farmers market pumpkins, Loveland artists, Pumpkin Sculptures, food vendors and more! Shop farmers market stands and vendor booths throughout The Foundry Plaza and enjoy some time downtown in the crisp fall air! 

Candy Crawl at Fort Collins Marketplace

Cost: FREE

Dates: October 23 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Fort Collins Marketplace

College Avenue and Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins

(720) 438-2500

The Candy Crawl at Fort Collins Marketplace is back! Join us for safe trick-or-treating and other activities for the whole family!

Ghost Tales Historic Rialto Tour

Cost: $15

Dates: October 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m.; October 26-28 at 9 p.m.

228 East 4th Street, Loveland

(970) 962-2120, RialtoT@cityofloveland.org 

Come look in the dark crannies behind the scenes, learn about our collection of restless souls and experience the chill firsthand. Kids 14+; parents use your best judgment.

Movie still from “House of Wax” (1953)

Creepy Cinema Classics at Rialto Theater

Cost: $13


October 26 at 7 p.m. – House of Wax (1953)

October 27 at 7:30 p.m. – The Blob (1958)

October 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Ooze and Schmooze featuring The Blob (1958); adults only; $40

228 East 4th Street, Loveland

(970) 962-2120, RialtoT@cityofloveland.org 

Movie nights for young and old who enjoy classic scary movies.

Pumpkin Plunge Windsor

Cost: $6 per child

Dates: October 28 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7 p.m.

Community Recreation Center Indoor Pool

250 North 11th Street, Windsor

(970) 674-3500

Dive into the spooky spirit at the Pumpkin Plunge! Swim through the water to find the perfect pumpkin to decorate. For ages 2-12. Children under 6 must be within arms reach of a parent. Pre-registration required and closes October 21. Space is limited! 

An illustrated flier promoting Treatsylvania shows families in costume entering the farm through a jack o’ lantern arch.

Alt text: An illustrated flier promoting Treatsylvania shows families in costume entering the farm through a jack o’ lantern arch.

Treatsylvania at Lee Martinez Farm

Cost: $7


October 28 from 5:30-7 p.m.

October 29 from 5-7 p.m.

October 30 from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.

The Farm at Lee Martinez

600 North Sherwood Street, Fort Collins

(970) 221-6665

Reservations for Treatsylvania will open at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5.

Children ages 10 years and under receive treat bags filled with goodies – including coupons, promotional materials, and of course, candy! Participants also enjoy a hayride, a walk through the not-so-spooky barn, and photo opportunities.

A young boy in costume participates in a game of Pumpkin Bowling at Halloween Hullabaloo.

Halloween Hullabaloo – Fall River Drive

Cost: FREE

Centerra Marketplace

1569 Fall River Drive, Loveland

(970) 962-9990

Dates: October 29 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. (costume contest from 3-4 p.m.)

Centerra is overjoyed to have the 16th Annual Halloween Hullabaloo return to the Street Festival on Fall River Drive! This FREE spooktacular street festival will feature a wide variety of complimentary hands-on and interactive activities for all ages from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy pumpkin bowling, a not-so-spooky hay maze, face painting, petting zoo, spookie selfie station, games, treats and more! 

Complimentary goodies and candy available courtesy of Centerra Engagement Assembly, while supplies last. In the spirit of community giving, we are asking all attendees to please bring non-perishable canned food donations to benefit Loveland’s House of Neighborly Service. 

Trunk or Treat at Timberline Church

Cost: FREE

2908 South Timberline Road, Fort Collins

(970) 482-4387

Dates: October 30 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Fun and free for the whole family! Foster Care Awareness and variety of vendors and fun at this FREE family event! Dress up if you want or just enjoy the outdoors!

Halloween Creepy Movies at Rialto Theater

Cost: $7

228 East 4th Street, Loveland

(970) 962-2120, RialtoT@cityofloveland.org 

Dates: October 31 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Enjoy classic movies that put the fright in the night? “Dracula” begins at 7 p.m. and is followed by “Frankenstein” at 8:15 p.m. These movies are not rated but are fun and can be scary to littles. Use your best judgment. 

We invite you to take advantage of these community events and exhibits to celebrate the spooky season as a family this October!

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