Fun Things to Do On Halloween For Adults in Colorado

Halloween is finally here, and it’s time to have some spooky fun! Put on your favorite costume, grab a trick-or-treat bag, and get ready for the most mysterious and wildest Halloween events in town! This guide will help you find plenty of fun things to do on Halloween for Adults in Colorado. Enjoy all of the exciting Colorado Halloween events near Triple Crown Casinos, Cripple Creek, and the surrounding areas.

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Haunting at the Old Homestead & New Halloween Olio in Cripple Creek

Steeped in history, mystery, chills, and thrills, the Haunting at the Old Homestead is a drama/comedy show that guarantees you, your friends, or significant other will have a Halloween treat with plenty of laughs. The show is also followed by a new Halloween Olio (encore variety show), which will top off your night with an incredible experience.

Emma Crawford Coffin Races & Festival in Manitou Springs

A racing team dressed in Halloween garb posing with their coffin before coffin races in Manitou Springs

Emma Crawford Coffin Races in Manitou Springs, Colorado

The Coffin Races Festival is a fun event. You’ll get to see and experience the historic downtown in a mysterious new light. Also, participants dress in costumes and race in coffins. The teams participating in the race typically compete for the chance to win the best team, best coffin, and the fastest time. People parade along the sidelines and watch the races. The Coffin Races were postponed during the pandemic, but you can enjoy the races again starting in 2022.

Come Visit Boo at the Bridge at the Royal Gorge in Canon City

Lift your spirits at the Annual Spooktacular Halloween event at Boo at the Bridge. From the entertainment, games, and lots of goodies, you’re guaranteed a fabulous time with lots of fun. Also, the local nonprofits and local businesses will fill your buckets and bags with tasty treats as they wish you a Happy Halloween. Join the fun and take part in fun activities including:

  • Costume picture contest: Conjure up your creative costume and take a picture at one of the designated locations and post it on Instagram and get to win a grand prize.
  • Coloring contest: If you’re an aspiring Picasso, be sure to participate in the coloring contest.
  • Enjoy the music with Deja Blues: The local favorite will entertain you with blues, old rock, roll, and blues-rock with a spooky tune thrown in!
  • The B. Box School of Dance: The spooky interpretation of the Halloween favorites by the B. Box School of Dance is something to look forward to.

Enjoy Boo at The Zoo in Colorado Springs

A lion playing with a jack-o-lantern at Boo at the Zoo in Colorado Springs

Boo at the Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colorado


If you’re looking for a unique but fun way to trick-or-treat and enjoy the Halloween festivities, the Boo at the Zoo is definitely it! Some of the highlights of the Boo at the Zoo activities include:

  • Spooky Treat Stations: You’ll get a chance to trick-or-treat at the various treat stations throughout the Boo at the Zoo paths.
  • Haunted House: The haunted house is located at Moose Lake and is appropriate for adults.
  • Select Animal Exhibits: Experience hand-feeding budgies and giraffes from the elevated boardwalk while overlooking the city.
  • Lighted Pumpkin Patch: Are you looking forward to oversized fun with oversized imaginations? My Big Backyard will spark your imagination.
  • Photo Opportunities: The Boo at the Zoo is full of perfect selfie spots, a great way to keep fun memories.



Can You Survive Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens in Denver?

Couple looking scared on a ride during Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens

Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado

During October weekends, Elitch Gardens turns into a freaky, thrilling, and terrifying experience. The fright-fest is a fully immersive haunted house that’s intended for ages 12 and older. Get to experience the transformation in Elitch Gardens from the family Halloween festivities during the day to fright by night, including blood-curdling shrieks and chills. Your little ones can also partake in trick or treat trails with Halloween-themed interactive activities during the day.

Visit Spirits at Molly Brown’s Victorian Horrors in Denver

A visit to Molly Brown House is a must for horror geeks and book worms seeking frightful and fun Halloween experiences. A tour of Denver’s historic Victorian Horrors at Molly Brown House will excite you as you creep from room to room. The tour includes listening to terrifying tales from many gothic novelists, including H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe.

Enjoy a Terrifying Experience at the Haunted Field of Screams in Thornton

Man dressed like a scarecrow with an ax in front of corn stalks waiting to scare people on Halloween

Haunted Field of Screams in Thornton, Colorado

Located 15 minutes from Denver’s downtown, the Haunted Field of Screams includes the thrilling experience of riding to the Riverdale Gates of Hell, one of the scariest, yet most fun things to do on Halloween for adults. With stories of decrepit creatures roaming, lost souls, hangings, road-side accidents, and burnings, the Riverdale Road in Colorado is known to be the largest haunted attraction around. The attraction runs from the beginning of October all the way to Halloween and is only recommended for adults.

No Tricks, Just Treats this Halloween With the Best Slots in Cripple Creek

Are you looking for a treat this Halloween? Triple Crown Casinos has the loosest slots in Colorado to bring more treats to your Halloween! Whether you’re looking for the newest penny slots, video pokers, or classic reels, you’ll find all the best slot machines here. Bring your friends and enjoy the excellent food and atmosphere at Triple Crown Casinos and you can all have a chance to earn so many prizes it’s scary!

Don’t Let the Fun End! Book a Stay for Halloween.

Picture of a jack-o-lantern on a table with snakes, bugs, cards, and poker chips giving a Halloween gaming feeling.

Halloween Gaming at Triple Crown Casinos

Whether you’re looking for a perfect place to recharge yourself in between your adventures or a place to stay and rest after a day full of activities, the Triple Crown Casinos & Hotels will provide you with a luxurious experience. These fantastic luxury hotels are perfect places to spend the night after full day of fun things to do on Halloween for adults in Colorado. You can book a standard room, a luxury room, or a suite.

Don’t Want to Drive? Use Our Shuttle Bus

Attending the Colorado Halloween events can leave you exhausted to drive. If this happens, we’re here for you. Our luxury shuttle bus has pick-up stations in different locations, including Colorado Springs, Woodland Park, and Pueblo. The Ramblin Express will provide you with affordable, comfortable, and reliable shuttle trips to Cripple Creek, Black Hawk, and Central City.

Triple Crown Casinos has Fun Things to Do on Halloween for Adults!

Celebrate Halloween with the best casino games in Cripple Creek. You’ll have a great experience trying out the enormous variety of casino games at Triple Crown Casinos. There are plenty of games to choose from, including card games, table games, and dice. Just choose which game is right for you. You can also join our exclusive Triple Play Club VIP membership and earn bonus points for free play. If you’re ready for a Halloween experience that gives more tricks than treats, stop by Triple Crown Casinos.


McGills Hotel and Casino
232 Bennett Ave,
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone Number: (719) 689-2446
Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino
256 Bennett Ave,
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone Number: (719) 689-0303
The Brass Ass Casino
264 Bennett Ave
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone Number:(719) 689-2104

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