Things to do in Denver when you're Dead

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There are so many fun Halloween-related events for adults and children across the Denver Metro this Coloween weekend. Here are some of my top recommendations to do Oct. 25-27, 2019 in Denver - when your are dead!

 

 FEATURED HALLOWEEN EVENT

 History Mystery Tour at Denver’s Oldest Cemetery, Riverside! (Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26)

Join our tour guide and his trusty assistant as they lead you through the darkness, led only by their flash lights and yours, if you bring one! Wander through the mysteries of Denvers oldest operating cemetery . Meet the famous and infamous who call Riverside their final home! Maybe take a look inside Denvers first CREMATORY CHAMBER! FIND OUT WHO WAS OUR FIRST GUEST! A cemetery at night is not for the faint of heart!


MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (Oct. 21- Feb 2, 2020)

 The Denver Art Museum will be home to the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades. The exhibition will feature more than 120 paintings spanning Monet's entire career and will focus on the celebrated French impressionist artist's enduring relationship with nature and his response to the varied and distinct places in which he worked.

 

ARTS & CULTURE

 Urban Pumpkin Patch (Sunday, Oct. 27)

Pick your pumpkin and enjoy hot cider October 20th and 27th at the market!

 

 PERFORMING ARTS

‘Sleepy Hollow: A Halloween Circus Tale’ (Friday, Oct. 25)

Journey back to the 1700's, where the ghost of the Headless Horseman haunts the town of Sleepy Hollow, New York looking for his long lost head. Watch as aerialists, dancers and circus artists take you on the tale of this classic story of mystery, murder and mischief. Two chances to experience our family friendly production this Halloween season!
 

MUSIC

 Colorado Jazz Workshop Jazz Festival (Saturday, Oct. 26)

 At its 8th annual Jazz Festival, the Colorado Jazz Workshop is honoring and featuring its talented directors Keith Oxman, Marc Sabatella, Rex Matzke, and Ron LeGault. Joining that stellar lineup will be internationally recognized trumpeter, and longtime CJW friend and supporter, Bob Montgomery.


FOOD & DRINK

Drink up at a haunted happy hour at The Brown Palace  (Friday, October 25)

This 127-year-old hotel has plenty of spooky stories, thanks to its long history. Learn all about them during this special event where you’ll start off with some spirits of the boozy kind along with some hors d'oeuvres before embarking on a ghost tour of the property. The theme of the night: mad hatter -- and yes, you are encouraged to sport your own Halloween-ready take on headwear (or you can make one with the provided supplies during the event). 

 

 FAMILY-FRIENDLY 

Boo at the Zoo (last chance on Sunday, Oct. 27)

 Trick and treat your little ghosts, goblins and other assorted beasts to the ultimate creature feature, brought to you by Your Hometown Toyota Stores! The whole family will enjoy creepy-crawly animal demonstrations, trick-or-treat stations, character meet-and-greets and other family-friendly live entertainment—all surrounded by vibrant fall foliage.


 FILM & LITERATURE

Halloween Movie Nights (last chance on Friday, Oct. 25)

 Calling all ghouls and goblins to grab your chair and some popcorn for a ~spooky~ Halloween movie every Friday night in October! Join the fun at dusk as The Orchard Town Center screens Halloween classics. Located at the stage on Town Center Drive.


 COMEDY

BOOLESQUE Halloween Burlesque & Comedy Show (Oct 24 - Oct. 31.) 

CELEBRATING OUR 14th YEAR OF HALLOWEEN FUN! The Clocktower Cabaret's annual Halloween BOO-lesque show is BAAAAAAAAACK! The Clocktower Clockettes drip with gore-geouseness in this sultry, spooky burlesque tradition. WARNING: This show features burlesque and variety acts sure to give you goosebumps!


 SPORTS & FITNESS

Denver Monsterdash 5K/10K (Saturday, Oct. 26)

A fun 5k/10k run around Sloans Lake with a festival of 30 vendors, costume contest and food and drink. Kids Arts & Crafts, Scary Music...Finish with a kids 1/2 and Mile Run...Pie Eating Contest, Raffle, Awards and fun. Limited to 1000 attendees