Halloween parties in Denver 2017 include many chances to dress up in ghoulish gear and dance to monster beats in some of the Mile High City's most terrifyingly terrific venues. We've narrowed down the list to make it easier to find the best one this year.
Many will sell out, so be sure to get your tickets early. You'll also want to get an early start on your costume, so you don't miss out on a chance to win some big cash prizes!
Date: 10/28, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Location: The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St.
Cost: $79 and up, includes open bar
Ghouls, ghosts, and other costumed guests will have the run of downtown's whimsical Curtis Hotel. This is one of the Halloween parties in Denver that includes three ballrooms of DJs, live music and performers, and 28 bartenders at your service. Playboy Playmate Tiffany Toth hosts one of Denver's biggest costume contests with a top prize of $1,500.
Dates: 10/27 and 28, 8 p.m.
Location: Starting location at Howl at the Moon
Celebrate Halloween on this bar crawl that takes you to some of downtown's best lounges. Your ticket gets you gift cards and drink specials at in several locations. Get into the spirit by posting photos of your costume on social media for a chance at the $500 prize.
Date: 10/28 starting at 8pm
Location: McNichols Civic Center Building
Cost: Starts at $55 per person
Enjoy this Rocky Horror Experience at the McNichols Civic Center Building as you celebrate Halloween and help raise money for the V2 Education Foundation. It's one of the most popular Halloween parties in Denver every year and is sure to sell out.
The event includes 50+ performers, 4 DJs, 3 floors, and live bands. Your ticket includes alcohol all night long. Make sure to wear your best costume in order to enter for the best costume of the night which could net you up to $2,000!
Date: 10/27 from 8:30pm to 12am
Location: Genesee Pub and BBQ in Golden
This is one of the Halloween parties in Denver where you want to come decked out in your best costume and you MUST be in costume to attend. Genesee Pub & BBQ in Golden is the setting and features drink specials, food, and 80s & beyond music from the FINALEYES! The fun starts at 8:30pm and they will be serving food until 11pm.
Date: 10/28 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Cost: $10 and up
Get a look at Colorado Springs' darkside at this year's Mystery Bash at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. This annual event features a popular costume contest, live music, and other entertainment. Make sure to stop by the photo booth for fun pics of your costume this year and pick up some goodies at the top local food trucks.
Dates: 10/28 starts at 9pm
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
This year's Halloween Costume Ball will be at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel just steps from the 16th Street Mall. This exclusive costume ball will feature several cash bars with cocktails, beer, and wine. The "Best of the Ball" contest awards $1,000 to the best-costumed guest, and DJs will get you on the dance floor with their mix of Latin, Top 40, hip-hop, soul, and pop sounds. It's one of the Halloween parties in Denver you do not want to miss!
Dates: 10/28, 5 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Location: 1515 Bar N Lounge
Cost: $10 and up
Pub crawl in costume through the LoDo district, Denver's birthplace that is now a nightlife hub. After getting your wristband and map of participating bars, spend Halloween weekend walking from one fun LoDo establishment to the next, sampling drink and food specials along the way. It's an easy and affordable way to check out many Denver hotspots!
Location: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St.
Cost: $35 and up
Billed as "Colorado's Biggest Halloween Costume Party," come dressed to dance at this celebration featuring five stages of entertainment. Your ears will enjoy the sonic Halloween treats by acts such as DJs Seven Lions, Morgan Page, Ilan Bluestone, TheFatRat, and more. This is one of the only Halloween Parties in Denver on my list that is ages 16+.
Location: McNichols Civic Center Building, 114 W. Colfax Ave.
Cost: $79 and up, includes alcohol
The Civic Center gets a frightening transformation into Paranormal Palace, a cursed mausoleum filled with giant skulls and spiders, clowns, strongmen, contortionists, and many more performers. Do the monster mash to tunes spun by four different DJs. Come in costume so you don't miss a chance to win $2,000! This annual fundraiser for the V2 Education Foundation starts at 9pm.
Location: Lincoln Street Station in Denver
Are you looking for one of the best Halloween parties in Denver on Sunday night? Head over to Lincoln Street Station for The Players Ball. Dress in your best 70's costume or pimp attire and party the night away. Prizes for the best costume will be awarded!
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All Halloween Events in Denver: In addition to kids' activities and Halloween parties in Denver, you will find a variety of other fun things to do. They include going to the theater, attending a concert, and more. Click here to find more events and things to do this holiday.