What to do this Halloween in Breckenridge
It’s one of the best times of the year in Breckenridge. Carved pumpkins and spider webs decorate doorsteps, the brisk October air gets the stoke high for ski season, pumpkin spiced lattes and hot cider are easy to find at Breckenridge’s local coffee shops, and everyone is excited to show off their new Halloween costumes. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly activities or happening nightlife, here’s your guide to Halloween in Breckenridge, from local events, haunted houses , ghost tours, trick-or-treating and more!
Breckenridge Ghost Tours & Haunted History
BRECKENRIDGE GHOST TOURS & History Tours
Breckenridge is rooted in its past and boasts one of the largest historic districts in Colorado. Create memories with affordable guided historic tours and hikes, and enjoy free, family-friendly museums operated by Breckenridge History and Breckenridge Tours. Visit their web sites for a full list of activities, events, museums and tours in Breckenridge.
Events and Festivals this Halloween in Breckenridge
Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival
Join us for the annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival featuring small-batch distillers, artisan spirit seminars, a spirited cooking class, ghost tours, scavenger hunts, fine local cuisine and of course, plenty of sampling. Meet the distillers and taste the creations of 40 distillers Saturday night at the main event, the Still on the Hill Grand Tasting!
PUMPKIN PATCH WAGON RIDES
Hitch a ride on a horse drawn, amish-hand made wagon with Breckenridge Stables! Enjoy views of the majestic Ten Mile Range and Mt. Baldy while riding approximately 20 minutes to a scenic destination. Hop off the wagon and go find a pumpkin included in your experience. Enjoy good company, take pictures, and maybe see wildlife next to a pond while picking the perfect pumpkin to take home. Once the selection of pumpkin has been made, hop back in the wagon to enjoy another approximately 20 minutes back to the Clubhouse. Warm blankets will be provided.
The Haunting of Breck Theater
Head over to the Breckenridge Backstage Theater for a a new Halloween experience for the whole family! Enjoy a live immersive Haunted House and storytelling, get crafty with Halloween themed activities to take home, festive photo opportunities, spooky cocktails and more. Halloween costumes are encouraged!
Dia De Los Muertos Celebration
Dia De Los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” is a multi-day, traditional Mexican holiday celebrating ancestors and loved ones who’ve passed. This is not a day of sadness, but a day where the dead come alive to celebrate with family and friends, and to come together support one another’s spiritual journeys.
Join BreckCreate for a celebration filled with arts and crafts, live performances, featured installations, face painting and more. Learn about new cultures and traditions, right here in Breckenridge!
Join Après Ski for the annual Breckoween Zombie Ball party and Main Street Mummy Crawl! Enjoy a Spookeasy Boos Bar with Halloween-themed drink specials, live music, costume contests with cash prizes, photo booth experiences, Trick or Treat swag bags and so much more! Proceeds benefit Building Hope Summit County.
More Ways to get in the Halloween Spirit
Seek clues, solve unique puzzles, answer questions and work together to try to escape! These all-age friendly Breckenridge-themed rooms consist of stories, decorations and technology to immerse you in a fun game for all. You’ll have 60-minutes to complete each of your adventures! This is a great bonding activity for families, friends, date nights, bachelorette, bachelor or birthday parties, co-workers and teammates. Try the Paranormal Mystery of Breckenridge room, perfect for Halloween!
Country Boy Mine Tours
Head just 2 miles outside town to the historic and restored Country Boy Mine, which offers underground mine tours and even gold panning! In the midst of the majestic Rocky Mountains, the Country Boy Mine was one of the largest and most famous gold mines in Breckenridge, Colorado. Today, enjoy the many activities the mine has to offer. Gold pan, pet the burros, slide down the 55 foot ore chute, explore the authentic mine site, view the exhibits and equipment that were used in the mine and visit the general store.
ECLIPSE MOVIE THEATER
Visit Breckenridge’s only movie theater, the Eclipse Theater, to catch a flick year round! The Eclipse offers a variety of blockbuster, indie, classic, foreign, and outdoor films. Don’t forget to check out their spooky season screenings, and be sure to stock up on fresh popcorn and snacks, plus the adults can enjoy local beer and wine on tap.
Have you picked up your Breckenridge Dining Passport yet? Before you head out to the local restaurants, stores or coffee shops, head over to the Breckenridge Welcome Center to purchase your fall dining passport for deals and specials around town.
Breckenridge in October
Embrace The Spirit
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