Mile High Haunts
September 30, 2018
October is finally here, which means Halloween is right around the corner. If your live in the apartments in Denver, then the Mile-High City has a fantastic array of haunts and activities to help you celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year. Check out this list of grade-A events.
Friday and Saturday evenings in October, the Denver Zoo comes alive with fun and festivities for the whole family. Travel the “eerie trail” as part of the Woodland Hollow night walk experience, witness incredible jack-o-lantern sculptures, and meet some of the zoo’s friendliest animals. Seasonal food and drinks are available.
Haunted Field of Screams
This 35-acre attraction remains the largest in Denver. This year, Haunted Field of Screams features four bone-chilling segments: Dead Man’s Maze, CarnEvil, Condemned, and Zombie Paintball Massacre. If you’ve never been to this indoor/outdoor interactive experience, then prepare to be scared. These haunts are not for the faint of heart.
Colorado’s Coolest Corn Maze
If a terrifying evening isn’t your cup of tea, then keep things a little more traditional with Denver Botanical Garden’s corn maze. This seven-acre maze features tricks and turns that are guaranteed to leave you lost at one point or another. You can view the entire maze from a fifteen-foot bridge while enjoying any of vendor’s seasonal delights.
Denver Zombie Crawl
Are you a fan of all things zombie? Then dress in your best undead fashion and head to Skyline Park for the Zombie Crawl on October 6th. There’s no better place in all of Denver to see riveting costumes and celebrate on of America’s most terrifying monsters.
Elitch Gardens: Fright Fest
Now through the 28th of October, head over to Elitch Gardens to see the water park transformed into a spook-tacular delight. Kids can enjoy free candy and a “haunted” trail during the day, while the whole family can come back at night to witness the park taken over by terrifying creatures. It’s a cute way to celebrate Halloween. Plus, nightly admission is free with a regular ticket.
The Molly Brown House Museum is a well-known historic location, attracting ghost hunters looking for the owner herself year-round. Every Friday and Saturday in October, you can enter this Victorian home to hear readings of some of the most horrifying tales ever crafted. The works of Poe, Lovecraft, and Wells are all on the list this year.
Glow at the Gardens
Get crafty at the Botanic Gardens this October with face painting, pumpkin carving, and more. Live music and LED circus performers are ready to entertain guests indoors, while the gardens themselves are lit up with luminaria to reveal fanciful pumpkin displays. There’s even a costume contest, so dress your best!
Halloween Boo-Lesque & Comedy Show
Interactive comedy, aerial feats, and magic combine to create a one-of-a-kind adults-only show at the Clocktower Cabaret. Hosted by Naughty Pierre, this night of old-fashioned entertainment is designed to dazzle and scare. It’s a unique way to celebrate the holiday season, to say the least.
Now through November 4th, the Adams County Fair and Regional Park Complex has over 3,000 gourds on display. Each is a hand-carved masterpiece set in various “pumpkin lands” from a Pirate’s Cove to a re-creation of the Monster Mash. While viewing these incredible works of art, enjoy seasonal beverages and pumpkin-themed crafts.
Terminal Bar was home to a speakeasy back in the days of prohibition. On October 26th, the owners are opening that basement section of the bar for Halloween-themed cocktails, live music, and a costume contest. The winner takes home $100, so dress your best!
Broadway Halloween Parade
On October 20th, East 5th Avenue to Alameda Avenue will host the Broadway Halloween Parade. Themed music, floats, and costumed dancers are just the tip of the iceberg for this spectacular event. Families are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes and join in the celebration.
It doesn’t get more extravagant that the festivities at Paranormal Palace in McNichols Civic Center Building. Three floors featuring haunted décor, over fifty live performances, and live music are just the beginning. Food trucks and open bars cater the event as two full Rocky Horror Picture Show casts entertain the masses. There’s even a costume contest with $2,000 in prizes. If you like to party, then Paranormal Palace is the place to be on October 27th.
Disney in Concert: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
Fans of this classic Halloween film can enjoy a full screening at the Boettcher Concert Hall. The movie is accompanied by the Colorado Symphony, who will play the film’s entire score. The event takes place on the 24th and 25th of this month. Tickets are limited, so act fast if you’re interested.
The 13th Floor Haunted House
This number one haunt in America, as rated by Fangoria Magazine, takes on a new form this Halloween season. Revamped with a host of intricate sets, stunning special effects, and carefully selected cast members, the 13th Floor is guaranteed to frighten even the most fearless attraction goers.
Apartments in Denver
All of these Mile-High haunts and more surround The Henry. Located in the long-revered neighborhood of Platt Park, these 403 homes boast inspiring architecture and the eclectic spirit of the area. Tranquil parks and bustling city living combine to provide the best of both worlds here in Denver, while the city’s public transportation gives you immediate access to each.
Lush, modern designs and carefully curated amenities create a home that’s hard to leave. Residents have access to community features ranging from a state-of-the-art workout room with on-demand technology to a pool and spa deck and a fully-enclosed theater room. Quartz countertops, French door refrigerators, and luxury walk-in showers are just a few of the high-end commodities found in each home.
We invite you to experience life in Denver in an entirely new light. The Henry is more than just another city address, it redefines luxury living. Welcome to a blank canvass where you can create the life you’ve always envisioned. Welcome to The Henry.