Ready for Halloween? Here’s what you can do in Greeley and northern Colorado |

Ready for Halloween? Here’s what you can do in Greeley and northern Colorado

Trevor Reid

As Halloween creeps ever closer, Greeley and Weld County residents have plenty of opportunities to join in on the seasonal fun. Here's a list of where to go for thrills, chills and — with any luck — plenty of candy.


Greeley West Trick-or-Treat Street, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Greeley West High School, 2401 35th Ave.

Halloween Party and Costume Contest, 9 p.m.- midnight Oct. 28 at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 825 9th St., Greeley. The return of the famous Rio Halloween Party featuring a live DJ, Halloween games — with prizes and… a costume contest. Third place wins $25 gift card, second place wins $50 gift card and first place wins $100.

Cosmic Costume Skate, 7:15-8:45 p.m. Oct. 28 at Greeley Ice Haus, 900 8th Ave. Skaters dressed in costume will receive a free skate rental. Costume contest will be from 7:45-8 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults, $1.50 for ages 5 and under, and $2 for skate rentals, unless wearing a costume.

Applebee's Hallo-weekend, Oct. 28-31 at Applebee's, 4100 10th St. Free kids' meals for children 12 years and under all weekend. For more information, call (970) 346-9493.

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The Addams Family, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Oct. 29, Kress Cinema and Lounge, 817 8th Ave., Greeley. Time to get spooky with the 1991 cult classic film.

IMBC College Trick-or-Treat event, 3-6 p.m. Oct. 31 at IMBC's campus, 2863 35th Ave. in Greeley. The event will feature trick-or-treating for children of all ages, tours of the campus and gift certificate drawings for services at the on-site Student Beauty Services and Massage Clinics. The event is free. Costumes are welcomed.

First Assembly of God Trunk or Treat, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at First Assembly of God Church, 3000 16th St. in Greeley. For more information, call (970) 352-2600.

University of Northern Colorado's Trunk or Treat, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the University Center's C Lot, 2045 10th Ave. in Greeley. The annual event is open to the Greeley community, and is a safe trick-or-treat alternative experience presented by the National Residence Hall Honorary.


» Windsor Chamber Halloween Trick or Treating, 1-3 p.m., Oct. 28, downtown Windsor. Children can go Trick or Treating and the parents and grandparents can shop and see what stores are in Windsor.

» Windsor Ghost Stories, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Art and Heritage Center, 116 5th St. Cost is $3. For more information, go to or call (970) 674-3500.

» Windsor's Student Advisory Leadership Team's Haunted House, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 28-29 at Boardwalk Park Museum, 100 N 5th St., Windsor. Visitors will explore the haunted history of Boardwalk Park Museum. A family-friendly version of the haunted house will be from 6-7 p.m., while "scary hours" will be from 7-9 p.m. Scary hours are not recommended for the faint of heart. Cost is $3 per person and will benefit the Student Advisory Leadership Team.

» Spooky Stories and Film Screening, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Art and Heritage Center. Cost is $10. For more information, go to or call (970) 674-3500.

» Windsor Optimist Club's annual Community Halloween Party, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the gym at the Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 11th St., Windsor. Party will include games and safe treats geared toward children age 12 and under. Games will include a fire department skills test, tricycle serpentine, rocket launch, beanbag toss and more. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.


» 10th Annual Halloween Hullabaloo, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Marketplace at Centerra, off U.S. 34 and Rocky Mountain Avenue in Loveland. Free activities for children of all ages, such as face painting, crafts, a petting zoo, trunk or treat, pumpkin bowling, a hay maze, and more. Street festival will be from noon-3 p.m., and the event will conclude with a costume contest from 3-4 p.m. which is open to children, adults and family pets. Visitors can also visit UCHealth's Blood Bus to donate blood that day, registration required beforehand at

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