Halloween in Breckenridge

Whether you are taking the kids out for a ghostly night of trick-or-treating or looking to enter your finest mummy getup in a costume contest, here’s a look at Breckenridge’s Halloween hot spots.

Take your mini ghosts and goblins out on the town for a night of traditional trick-or-treating. Thanks to the Breckenridge Police Department, Harris Street, High Street as well as areas of the Wellington neighborhood, will be closed to motorized traffic, making it easy to meet up with friends and fill up on treats.

Check out the Halloween Haunted Tour on the 31st, hosted by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, for a late evening walk through historic downtown. Tickets are $15 for Adults and $10 for children, available at breckheritage.com

Breckenridge Ghost tours will also be running a haunted Halloween tour from 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Brown Hotel, where numerous ghosts are rumored to still call home.  More details and information on tickets here:

Keep that vampire body in tip-top shape and run off some Halloween candy at Vertical Runner’s Trick or Trails 5k, 10k and 1k Costume Fun Run. Race through the forested trails of Breckenridge this Halloween evening in your best running-appropriate costume. Register at www.verticalrunner.com

The Breckenridge Recreation Center is hosting the 6th Annual Halloween Dodgeball Tournament. Bring your skills and costume to the courts and battle it out among fellow witches and goblins. Co-ed teams go for the win on Friday October 24. Be sure to register by Thursday, October 23!

The 18th annual Pumpkin Carving contest is on at Carver’s. Drop off your creation on the October 30 before 3:00 P.M. for a chance to win awesome prizes.

For an adult version of Halloween, many bars around town are offering drink specials, DJs to dance the night away and will be rewarding the best costumes in a variety of categories. Check out Ollie’s Pub & Grub as well as Napper Tandy’s and celebrate your favorite childhood holiday.

Get out for a cause at the 2nd Annual HOWLaween Ball in Silverthorne on October 24. All proceeds to benefit four animal non-profits. Enjoy a costume party, bar, snacks, dancing and prizes for the best costumes.

Looking for some more information on Breck’s haunted past? Check out our blog detailing some of our haunted history.

Want more information on all of the happenings in and around town? Visit GoBreck’s Halloween blog for all the details.

– Jesse Ambrogi-Yanson

Photo credit: Liam Doran/ GoBreck

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