Things to Do around Vail this Halloweek

By Tracey Flower | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Happy Halloween week (Halloweek, if you will)! Folks who grew up in Colorado (like those of us who grew up in Michigan) remember many a childhood Halloween costume being ruined by a winter coat. This snowy week in the Vail Valley is sure to create similar memories for this generation of mountain kids.

Here’s a roundup of Halloween events around the Vail Valley. From family-friendly trick-or-treat events to costume parties for adults, there are several opportunities to celebrate.

Photo: Courtesy of Minturn Halloween Celebration, Town of Minturn

Minturn Halloween Celebration

When: Wednesday, October 30
Where: Downtown Minturn
Best for: Families with young kids

Kids can trick-or-treat and enter a costume contest during Minturn’s annual Halloween Celebration. Town of Minturn staff will give away candy outside of the town hall, and police and firefighters will be around to keep the evening safe. Get more details here.

Trick-or-Treat Street

When: Wednesday, October 30
Where: Eagle Ranch Village, Capitol Street, Eagle
Best for: Families with young kids

This annual community event happens on Capitol Street in Eagle Ranch Village. Families will enjoy trick-or-treating, restaurant specials and hanging out with their neighbors. Get more details here

Pinots and Pumpkins 

When: Wednesday, October 30
Where: Alpine Arts Center, 280 Main Street, C-101, Edwards
Best for: Adults who want to skip the costume party but still do something festive

Alpine Arts’ signature event, Cocktails and Canvas, gets a Halloween spin at Pinots and Pumpkins; rather than painting a picture on a canvas, you’ll paint it on a pumpkin. You BYOP (bring your own pumpkin) and your creativity, and they’ll supply the painting materials and step-by-step instructions (plus one free drink for bringing that pumpkin). Get more details here

Photo: Alpine Arts Center

Boos and Booze

When: Wednesday, October 30
Where: Coyote Cafe, 210 The Plaza, Beaver Creek
Best for: Adults who love a costume party

Enjoy Halloween drink specials and a costume contest at Coyote Cafe. Costume contest participants stand to win a free Mug Club membership for a year.  Get more details here.

Trick or Treat Trot

When: Thursday, October 31
Where: Vail Village and Lionshead Village
Best for: Families with young kids

Hosted by Vail Recreation District, the Trick or Treat Trot returns on Halloween. Kiddos ages 10 and younger (and their families) can trick-or-treat at participating merchants throughout Vail and Lionshead Villages (stop by the check-in stations in each village to get the run-down on where to go). Get more details here.

Fall Fun Night 

When: Thursday, October 31
Where: Mountain Recreation Field House, 450 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards
Best for: Families with young kids

Kids can collect candy and burn off all that sugar with free activities in one event at the Fall Fun Night. Bonus: Many of the activities are indoors. They’ll have bounce houses, rock climbing and an obstacle course plus Trunk-or-Treat in the parking lot. Get more details here.

VBC Halloween Party

When: Thursday, October 31
Where: Vail Brewing Company, 41290 U.S. Highway 6, Avon
Best for: Adults who love a costume party

Celebrate Halloween with pumpkin ale and tacos from Rocky Mountain Tacos at Vail Brewing Company’s Halloween bash. They’ll have a DJ and a costume contest at their Eagle-Vail location. Get more details here

Boo Bash at Frost Bar

When: Friday, November 1
Where: Frost Bar at The Sebastian Vail, 16 Vail Road, Vail
Best for: Adults who love a costume party

The stakes are high in Boo Bash’s costume contest, with $350 of cash prizes on the line. Even if you don’t win, you’ll have a blast dancing to music by DJ Krusher Jones. Get more details here.

Scary-oke Karaoke and Costume Party

When: Friday, November 1
Where: Loaded Joe’s, 82 E. Beaver Creek Boulevard, Suite 104, Avon
Best for: Adults who love a costume party where you can also sing "Monster Mash"

Throw on a costume and warm up your vocal chords for Loaded Joe’s costume and karaoke party. They’ll have a costume contest and drink specials. Get more details here.

Intergalactic Halloween Party

When: Friday, November 1
Where: Bonfire Brewing, 127 W. 2nd Street, Eagle

Best for: Adults who love a costume party with a theme

Channel your inner Princess Leia or Luke Skywalker and grab your favorite brew because it’s the year 3,000 and the costumes are out of this world at Bonfire’s Intergalactic Halloween party. Get more details here.

Photo: Bonfire Brewing

Agave’s Annual Halloween Party

When: Friday, November 1
Where: Agave, 1060 W. Beaver Creek Boulevard, Avon

Best for: Adults who love a costume party

Dance the night away to music by DJ Mikey Thunder at Agave. This annual Halloween party offers another chance to win a cash prize for the best costume. Get more details here.

Be sure to check out all the fun upcoming events on our Daytime and Nightlife pages.

Have a safe and spooky Halloween! We’ll see you in Vail!

About the Author Tracey Flower
Tracey spent more than a decade living, working and playing in the Vail Valley and now splits her time between Denver and Vail. She's big fan of hiking, running, camping and biking and loves travelling around Colorado and throughout the West, visiting places she’s never been and exploring old favorites.