There are so many things happening in the Denver area this weekend, and who wouldn’t rather join in on all these festivities rather than cleaning their home? Here is a glimpse of the many happenings in the Denver area this weekend starting tonight, October 29th.
Tonight, October 29th from 4-7 p.m. the Denver Union Station is hosting a Kid’s Halloween Parade and Party. From trick-or-treating at the merchant shops, a costume parade from the Plazas through the Great Hall resulting in a costume contest for Best Costume and Best Group/Family contest. Located at 1701 Wynkoop in Denver. This is a FREE event, so show up in your best costumes and get candy, and maybe some prizes. For more information visit www.unionstationindenver.com
Tomorrow, Friday, October 30th one of the many events is the Dia de los Muertos at Larimer Square. Join them in a celebration of life on Denver’s most historic block. All are welcome to join in the gathering with live music, tequila tastings, salsa dancing, sugar skull decorating, face painting and more. Located at the 1400-1500 Larimer Street block from 6-9 p.m. This event is FREE to all and for more information please visit www.larimersquare.com
Also, tomorrow, October 30th is the Southwest Plaza’s Shrektacular Halloween Event. There will be craft stations, games, face painting, balloon sculptures, and even a live performance by Allana’s Dance Academy and a visit from Shrek himself. Kids are encouraged to dress in costume and the event is located at 8501 W. Bowles Ave in Littleton from 4-7 p.m.. The mall wide trick-or-treating will begin at 5 p.m. The admission for this event is FREE and if looking for more information please visit www.southwestplaza.com
Who would like to get a Ghost Tour of Cheesman Park? Those interested are to Meet at the Mansion at 400 E. Eighth Ave tomorrow, October 30th. The doors open at 5 p.m. and at 5:30 p.m. the bus will depart for the Ghost Tour. Cheesman Park was named after the designer and builder of the Governor’s Mansion, Walter Cheesman. There has been paranormal activity reported there. After the tour, enjoy some food and activities at the Governor’s Mansion. Cost is $30 per person. For more information on this event please visit www.coloradoshome.org
This Friday, October 30th through Sunday, November 1st is the Corn Maze at the Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms. Come and get lost in this 8-acre corn maze. There will also be a mini-maze, a jumping pillow and hayrides. Your favorite fall snacks such as funnel cakes, and kettle corn will also be available for additional fees. The hours are Friday 10/30 from 4-9 p.m., Saturday 10/31 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $13-adults, $10-Kids 3-12 years old, Kids 2 and under are free and there are member discounts available. For more information please visit www.botanicgardens.org
This Saturday, October 31st and Sunday, November 1st is the BOO AT THE ZOO & BOO AFTER DARK. Come dressed in costume and visit over 25 trick-or-treating stations, watch creepy crawly animal demonstrations and enjoy other fun family-friendly entertainment. If you prefer the trick-or-treat after dark, visit the BOO AFTER DARK on Friday, October 30th or Saturday, October 31st. The Denver Zoo is located at 2300 Steele St in Denver and the cost is $17-adults, $14-seniors, $12-Kids 3-11 years old, Members and Kids under 3 years old are free. For more information please go to www.denverzoo.org
Starting tomorrow, October 30th through Sunday, November 1st is Elitch Gardens Fright Fest. There will be trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, costume contests. At night, kids 12 and older can tour the Flesh Factory, Escape and Big Top Freaks haunted house and see Seance live performance. Starts at 12pm on days, and 6p.m. for nights. The cost for days is $31.99 and up, and nights is $35.99 and up. To read more about this event please go to www.elitchgardens.com/Fright-Fest
On Saturday, October 31st is the Highland Haunt located in the Highland Neighborhood at 32nd Avenue from Clay to Zuni. This event is FREE and starts at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be activities of trick-or-treating, pinata stations and a costume contest. An all-inclusive activities pass can be purchased for $7 per child and will include access to activities such as hayrides, bouncy castle, face painting, carnival games and more. For more information please visit www.highlandhaunt.com
Also on Saturday, October 31st there is a Halloween Tea at the Byers-Evans House Museum from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in which you can tour the historic Byers-Evans House Museum, and enjoy some tea, scones, fresh fruit and desserts. Admission is $20 for members, and $25 for non-members. For more information on this event please visit www.historycolorado.org. For this event reservations must be made by calling 303-620-4933.
Finally, the 10th option for something more fun to do this weekend rather than cleaning your home is….The South Gaylord Trick or Treat street, located at Old South Gaylord Street 1000 block between Mississippi and Tennessee. This event has something for everyone, including those with pets. Saturday, October 31st there will be a trick-or-treat street from 3:30-6:30 p.m., and a pet parade and costume contest 3-3:30p.m. Entertainment for the whole family from 3:30-10:00 p.m. The event will end with live music, beer and food from 5-10 p.m., and the best part the admission is FREE. Stop by and have a wonderful and safe Halloween celebration!
So, instead of cleaning your home this weekend, make a plan to get out and have some fun at the many events happening this weekend in the Denver area. Better yet, give Clean Conscience a call today and schedule a home cleaning and know that the professionals will come and take care of it for you. Our phone number is 303-495-2444.
We here at Clean Conscience hope that everyone has a fabulous and safe Halloween celebration!