The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and Halloween is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to plan some family-friendly Halloween activities in and around Denver!

Whether you’re into pumpkin patches, corn mazes, or simply enjoying the fall scenery, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of kid-friendly Halloween activities happening near Denver in 2023:


1. Trunk or Treat at the Life Center Littleton

Location: Life Center, Littleton

Join a trunk or treat event where kids can enjoy safe and fun Halloween activities while collecting candy and treats from creatively decorated car trunks. Or sign up to decorate your car and hand out candy!


2. Botanical Gardens in Chatfield

Location: Denver Botanic Gardens

Explore the stunning Denver Botanic Gardens with special Halloween-themed events. Check their website for more details on upcoming activities.


3. The Big Halloween Party at Mission Hills

Location: Mission Hills Church, Littleton

Exclusively for 6th-8th graders, this will be the most fun you’ve ever had on a Friday! Wear a costume and join other studenst for an amazing night featuring: carnival rides, prizes, nerf wars, inflatables, laser tag, photo booth, unlimited pizza, soda, cotton candy, and much more. Sign up online today!



4. Diana’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze in Canon City

Location: Diana’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, Canon City

Enjoy corn mazes, pumpkin picking, hayrides, a grain pit, and interactions with friendly farm animals. It’s the perfect family outing! Check out their website for more info.


5. Rock Creek Farm in Broomfield

Location: Rock Creek Farm, Broomfield

Explore Rock Creek Farm’s pumpkin patch and corn maze. It’s a fantastic place for some Halloween-themed family fun!


6. Jack Lantern’s Northern Colorado Corn Maze in Fort Collins

Location: Northern Colorado Corn Maze, Fort Collins

Northern Colorado Corn Maze offers a variety of daytime activities for the whole family. Navigate through the corn maze and enjoy the Halloween atmosphere! Check out their daytime activities and private party options on the Jack Lantern website.


7. Boo at the Zoo in Denver and Colorado Springs

Locations: Denver Zoo and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is a fantastic way to celebrate Halloween with animals. Check out the Denver Zoo and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo calendars for their spooky activities.



8. Train Ride in Georgetown or Silverton

Locations: Georgetown Loop Railroad and Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Take a scenic train ride through the picturesque landscapes of Georgetown or Silverton. Order your tickets online! 


9. Lone Creek Farms

Location: Lone Creek Farms

Explore Lone Creek Farms for pumpkin picking, hayrides, and more exciting Halloween-themed activities.


10. Last Stop – Halloween Event at Highlands Ranch Mansion

Location: Highlands Ranch Mansion

Join the Halloween event at the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion for some spooky and family-friendly festivities. Learn more on their website!



These kid-friendly Halloween activities in and around Denver are sure to create lasting memories for your family. Be sure to check out the respective websites for specific dates, times, and additional information. Have a safe and spooky Halloween!

Matt Rhodes

✍️ Credit | Jenn Shrader
Kids Associate Director | Creative Arts

Matt Rhodes

✍️ 🎨 Credit | Maddie Brouwer
Communications Coordinator