Where to Find Halloween Parties and Haunted Houses in Colorado Springs

From haunted houses and paranormal encounters to bar crawls and costume contests, here’s where to go for a scary good time this spooky season.

Pick out your costumes. Carve your pumpkins. Pop in a scary movie. And get ready to have a bloody good time this Halloween season in Colorado Springs because there’s no shortage of spooky fun here. From bone-chilling haunted houses to costume contests and spooktacular parties, here are some Halloween events in and around the Springs to try if you’re looking to let loose and have a scary good time.

Hellscream Haunted House

Sept. 23 – Nov. 5
3021 N. Hancock Ave.

If you’re looking for some hair-raising fun this Halloween in Colorado Springs, look no further than the Helllscream Haunted House. This year, the not-so-good Dr. Von Helton has opened the doors to his toxic waste-ridden manor in an effort to evict its ghostly tenants. This haunted house is definitely not for the faint of heart. And if you want to take things up a notch, you can try your hand at Hellscream’s newest escape room attraction. Hopefully you’ll make it out.


The Fear Complex

Sept. 30 – Nov. 5
2220 E. Bijou St.

The Haunted Mines has transformed into the Springs’ largest and newest haunted attraction, complete with four haunted adventures, including the haunted mines, sanitarium, carnevil and sinister manor. Enter if you dare.


Ghost Stories of Old Manitou Walking Tours

Weekends in October
Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and THEATREdART provide thoughtfully scripted outdoor, evening tours that provide a fun, family experience. The eerie yet fun ghost tours walk you through long-lost stories of real residents in Manitou Springs’ history.  Read more about the Pikes Peak region’s haunted past in  Touring the Haunted History of Colorado Springs and The Haunted Arby’s: A Side of Spooky.


Haunted Lantern Tour: Journey into Fear Director’s Cut

Weekends in October
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, 100 Cave of the Winds Rd., Manitou Springs

The Cave of the Winds is a beautiful sight during the day, but what happens when the lights go out? Descend into darkness with only a dim handheld lantern during the Haunted Lantern Tour: Journey into Fear Director’s Cut to experience the unexplainable phenomena deep within.


watching horror movies for halloween in colorado springs
Try to keep your eyes open during Sunday Night Frights at the Museum and Three Nights of Horror Film Festival.

Sunday Night Frights at the Museum

Sundays in October
Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center hosts screenings of classic mystery and horror films, starring Vincent Price and Lon Chaney. Films are The Phantom of the Opera, The Last Man on Earth, Revolt of the Zombies and Attack of the Monsters. Snacks and drinks are available, and showtime is 6 p.m.


Three Nights of Horror Film Festival

Oct 21-23
427 E. Colorado Ave.

The Independent Film Society of Colorado (IFSOC) presents the 7th annual Three Nights of Horror Film Festival at Cottonwood Center for the Arts. You can watch 11 spooky movies including classics, ’80s slashers, zombies and B-movie talk-back films where the audience is encouraged to talk or yell during the movie. Local beer and booze will be available.


MHX Presents Ruff Ryders Bigmaine Cole Halloween Party

Oct. 28
Steel Pan PNP, 402 S. Nevada Ave.

The 5th annual Halloween Ball with the Ruff Ryders returns this year for its last run that you won’t want to miss. Enjoy live music, drinks and tons of fun that will last throughout the night. Come in costume to get half off of your entry fee.


emma crawford coffin races
Emma Crawford Coffin Race in Manitou Springs.

Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Festival

Oct. 29
900 block of Manitou Ave

Manitou’s most macabre, funky fest is back in full force. The annual Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Festival is just in time for the town’s 150th anniversary. Manitou residents and spectators don spooky costumes and cheer on the coffin teams as they race through town.


Red Leg Brewing’s 21+ Halloween Party

Oct. 29
Red Leg Brewing Company, 2323 Garden of the Gods Rd.

Enjoy a laser show, costume contest, themed cocktails, DJ, and more at Red Leg Brewing Company’s free Halloween party from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. While the party has an overarching mad scientist theme, all costumes are welcome.


Halloween Party at Shrunken Head Tiki

Oct. 29
Shrunken Head Tiki, 114 N. Tejon St.

The spooky vibes are real at Shrunken Head Tiki for their debut Halloween party. From 4 p.m.-1:45 a.m., Shrunken Head Tiki offers $12 Halloween cocktails, shot specials, free entry, giveaways, and a $75 tiki gift card for the costume contest winner.


beer bottle and ceramic tiki mugs on a wooden counter
Just because it’s Halloween doesn’t mean you can’t get a little tropical.

Terror on Tejon

Oct. 29
Cowboys, 25 North Tejon St.

Bring on the costumes, live music, drinks and prizes at the Terror on Tejon block party. The night kicks off at Cowboys and Gasoline Alley at 7 p.m. with Blondie’s opening shortly after at 8 p.m. and Mansion at 9 p.m. Tickets get you into all four clubs.


Halloweekend Hangover Pub Crawl

Oct. 29
Various venues

Grab your ghouls and gals and get ready to hit the town in costume for this annual Halloween pub crawl. Crawl your way from bar to bar and don’t forget to take photos and videos throughout the night. Whoever shares the best has the chance to win cash and prizes.


halloween costume parties
Get your costumes on and get ready for some BOOze this Halloween.

The Halloween Bar Crawl

Oct. 29
Check in at Bar K, 124 E. Costilla St.

Get your costume on and get ready for the fourth annual crawl. Enjoy exclusive food and drink specials, two complimentary drinks and free cover at all participating venues, such as Bar K, Chiba Bar, the Garden and Supernova. Oh, did we mention there’s a $1,000 prize for best costume?


The Coroner’s Ball: A Carnival of Curiosities

Oct. 29
Colorado Springs City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St.

Celebrate the macabre and the curious at a Halloween party like no other. This costumed celebration feature cocktails, live entertainment and true-crime scary story series with the El Paso County Coroner, Leon Kelly. Sometimes real life is the scariest.


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