Halloween in Breckenridge

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!

Note: Trick-Or-Treating is TBD for 2021, and all locals and visitors are required to adhere to all current health orders

Breckenridge Ghost Tours and Haunted History

Haunted tours are quite the hit during October in Breckenridge but are available year-round for anyone looking for a little history and a good scare.


Ghostly Tales Tour 

This is the original ghost tour of Breckenridge (started in 2010), with new sites and updated information. Explore the darker side of our wild west past with our chilling tales of the ghosts that remain here. Ghost hunting equipment provided!

Visit Breckenridge Ghost Tour’s website for current schedule and pricing.

Tombstone Tales Tour

This twilight tour through Breckenridge’s Valley Brook Cemetery, on the National Register of Historic Places, reveals ornate, carved gravestones representing some of the town’s earliest art and written history. This is the only guided tour of Breckenridge’s historic cemetery.

Tours offered summer and fall; visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website for current schedule and pricing.

Voices from the Grave Tour 

This walking tour starts at the site of the original cemetery of Breckenridge.  Hear the history of the town’s burial grounds and also the stories of the locals that are buried here.  Visit their places of business or homes on the way.

Offered in summer only; Visit Breckenridge Ghost Tours’ website for current schedule and pricing.

Preston Ghost Town and Gold Mine Hike

Over 130 years ago Preston was a bustling town of approximately 150 citizens but now only the ghostly remains of buildings reside here. Join a local expert on this 3-mile guided hike to learn about the history of the town and many of the rich mines that operated in the area.

Hikes offered seasonally; visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website for current schedule and pricing.

Strange But True Tour 

This 90 minute walking tour is all about disappearances, suspected kidnappings and other strange events, including the fate of the Breckenridge Navy.  Hear about the weird and unusual events that occurred in Breckenridge from 1961, when the ski area opened, until present day.  All true stories with a twist!

Visit Breckenridge Ghost Tours’ website for current schedule and pricing.

Events and Festivals this Halloween in Breckenridge

Join BreckCreate for a 2-day Dia De Los Muertos Celebration!

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival – Postponed Until 2022

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!


Dia De Los Muertos Celebration – TBD

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 us 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!


Trick-Or-Treating in Breckenridge – TBD

Thanks to the Breckenridge Police Department, Harris Street and High Street will be closed to motorized traffic for trick-or-treating, making it easy to meet up with friends and fill up on treats. For the adults, check out Breck Insider’s Halloween night life schedule and events, including live music, special deals, pub crawls and more!

Note: Trick-Or-Treating is TBD for 2021, and all locals and visitors are required to adhere to all current health orders


More Ways to get in the Halloween Spirit

William H. Milner tombstone located in Breckenridge, CO.

Annual Halloween Dodgeball Tournament – TBD

Do you think you have what it takes to dodge witches, goblins and maybe even White Goodman? Our Annual Halloween Dodgeball Tournament is your chance to show off your skills AND your costume! A minimum of six players per team is required with at least two females.


Escape Rooms

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!


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.

By Breck Editorial
The Breckenridge Tourism Office works to enhance and promote the unique character and experience of Breckenridge as a world-renowned destination resort and to represent, serve and perpetuate the common interest and character of its membership and community.