Top Halloween Activities in the Roaring Fork Valley


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The days have a fall crispness to them, the leaves are changing, and front porches are flickering with jack-o-lanterns at night. During this spooky season, the Aspen community comes alive with several festive activities for all ages. They consist of cemetery tours, pumpkin carving, parties, and wicked fun games. With delicious food, scary sights, and costumes galore, these are some of the best ways to get excited about the Halloween season.

1. Rock N’ Roast: Halloween Music Bash by Proser


Join The Temporary in Basalt for a fun-filled night of music, dancing and dressing up in costumes!

Friday, October 26

The Temporary

Basalt, CO


  1.     Theater Aspen’s  Fall Family Fun Fest

Attend Theater Aspen’s family-friendly event consisting of a costume contest, a treasure hunt, and yummy food.

    Saturday, October 20

    Aspen Core

    Aspen, CO


  1.     Spooktacular Creepy Crafts

Join Anderson Ranch for the fourth annual Spooktacular Creepy Crafts event for kids! Come decked out in your Halloween costume to work on a spooky craft, go trick-or-treating through the artist studios and enjoy Halloween snacks and treats. Take part in the costume contest with awards for “Most Creative,” “Best Homemade Costume” and other fun categories. It’s free!

    Tuesday, October 30

    Anderson Ranch

    Snowmass Village, CO




  1. Boo Bash

Come dressed in costumes for prizes, games, face painting, snacks, drinks, and crafts. There will be clowns and balloon animals!

    Wednesday, October 31

    Aspen Fire Station

    Aspen, CO

  1.   Halloween with the Spazmatics at Belly Up

Go see a live band this Halloween and participate in Belly Up’s annual costume contest. First place is $500 cash! This band’s genre is an ?80s wave, so put on your scrunchies, fanny packs, and shoulder pads. The Spazmatics will for sure have you dancing and having a spooktacular night.

    Wednesday, October 31

    Belly Up

    Aspen, CO

  1.    Walk With the Dead Cemetery Tour

Uncover the dark past of Aspen’s oldest burial ground. A guided walk through the Ute Cemetery tells the story of the pioneers and of the once known “Ute City”. Hear the twisted tales of the Buffalo man and the Scotsman. This unique tour of Aspen’s cemetery brings a unique and almost forgotten experience to locals and visitors.

    Saturdays in October

    Ute Cemetery

Aspen, CO

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