WOW! There are a LOT of events happening this weekend before Halloween! The hard part will be picking which of these great events to attend! You can see all these events on the Macaroni Kid segment on CW2’s Daybreak.
Nick’s Garden Center, 2001 S. Chambers Rd. Aurora, CO 80014.
com/ Everyday through Oct. 31 Friday-Saturday 8 am-6pm; Sunday 9am-5pm, Monday 8am-6pm Bouncy houses, a family tractor ride through the tunnel of terror, a straw maze for kids under 5, a regular straw maze, a train ride through a spooky tunnel, play areas with corn for little kids to play in, tons of kid games, and pumpkins for the choosing, including areas where they can clean off their own pumpkins. Purchase roasted peppers.
Most activities are free. Activities that have a fee are $2 or unlimited activities for $6
*The first 10 people who mention they saw Nick’s Garden Center on Daybreak and mention Macaroni Kid will receive the $6 Unlimited activity pass for FREE!*Trick or Treat Street – Highlands Ranch
generalinfo/calendarhrca/ Saturday, October 29 Put on your costume, grab your trick-or-treat bag, and get your goodies here! Local businesses provide treats for the little ones. Each family can pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch while supplies last. Where: Eastridge Rec Center 9568 University Blvd. Highlands Ranch, 80126 (303) 471-8856 When: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Who: All ages. How: Just show up. Cost: $1 per person. tabid/275/vw/3/itemid/156/d/ 20111029/Trick-or-Treat- Street.aspx
Friday, October 28 – Boorific Bash and Splash – Littleton
event_listing.asp?edate=10/28/ Kids wear costumes for safe indoor Trick-or-Treating & Inflatable Bounce Houses!Swimsuits required to enter pool area.Children 5 & under MUST be accompanied in the water! Who: Everyone When: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Where: Ridge Recreation Center6613 S. Ward St.Littleton, Colorado How: Just come out and have some fun! Cost: $5 per child, Adults are FREE More info: www.ifoothills.org 2011
Saturday, October 29 – Englewood – Halloween Carnival
A safe and fun party for princesses, ghosts and goblins of all ages awaits your arrival. Test your spooktacular skills at our carnival prize booths, bounce around in our inflatables, enter the costume contest, be thrilled by our spooky goofy magic show, get yummy candy galore and more!
Where: Englewood Recreation Center 1155 W. Oxford Avenue Englewood 80110
When: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
How: Stop in.
Cost: Admission is free. Tickets for games are .25 and food will be available for purchase.
For more info: call 303-762-2680
Northglenn – Safe Street Halloween – FREE 6 p.m. Sat., Oct. 29, Northglenn High School, 601 W. 100th Place http://www.northglenn.org/ssh
…This perfect hair-raising event, presented by the Northglenn Police Department and Northglenn High School, offers trick-or-treating, fun games, cookie decorating, ghostly storytelling, and much more. It’s fun for the whole family to enjoy, and best of all, it’s FREE! …Northglenn High School students are drawing up their ideas as they plan to turn several high school classrooms into a variety of grueling haunted houses. Goblins and monsters will be lurking throughout the haunted tour and you are invited to scream along the way. Come join us, as there will be plenty of games and activities for the children to enjoy in addition to outdoor entertainment and yummy treats. This FREE event is open to children of all ages and offers a variety of games and plenty of excitement!
Trunk or Treat – Erie Community Center – 450 Powers St., Erie
Trick or treat from trunk to trunk rather than from door-to-door! Free and open to children of all ages! http://www.erieco.gov/index.
aspx?NID=463 Date: October 29, 2011 Time: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm Place: Erie Community Center: West Parking Lot
Larger, Denver-wide events:
Boo at the Zoo – Denver Zoo
Saturday & Sunday, Oct 29 – 30
9am – 5pm
Activities FREE with Admission (2 and under FREE, $8.00 for children 3-11; $13 for ages 12-64; $10 for 65+); Members FREE
Shuttles available; Buy tickets online to avoid ticket line
Trick or Treat Street – Denver Children’s Museum
Saturday – Monday, Oct. 29-31st; 9am-7:30pm
Included with Admission (Under 1 FREE, 1 – $6, Ages 2-59 – $8; 60+: $6, FREE for members)
Limited parking is $5 for non-members; FREE for members
Trick or Treat Train – Colorado Railroad Museum
Saturday & Sunday, Oct 29-30
Take a ride in a vintage railroad car pulled by a historic locomotive. Train departs every 30 minutes from 10am-4pm. Other activities include: “not so spooky” railroad car, Olde Railroaders silly graveyard, and the pumpkin patch. Included with Admission (Under 2 – FREE; 2 to 16 – $5; Adults – $12; Family (2 adults & children under 16) – $25; Over 60 – $10; Museum members – FREE; AAA Members – $1 off admission; Active Military Personnel – 1 FREE adult admission Macaroni Kid is a free-weekly eNewsletter that lists all the family-friendly events and activities in the local community. There are currently 8 publications in the Denver Metro area. To find the newsletter in your city, go to www.macaronikid.com. In the upper left-hand corner you will see the “Find Your Town” box. Select Colorado and then find your town in the drop-down list of towns.