Even More “Spooktacular” Halloween Events in Summit County
Posted by: admin October 22nd, 2014
Summit County is extremely family-friendly as it is, so in keeping with last week’s post, here is another list of some other haunted Halloween activities near our Frisco bed & breakfast for you and the family to get into the spirit of the holiday.
Paranormal Investigation (Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, October 24, 6-8pm)
Join the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in documenting that the consciousness survives after the body passes from this world with a paranormal investigation of one of the oldest homes in Breckenridge. Over the years, many guides and visitors have experienced paranormal activities in this historic home, and this time, a former Stanley Hotel investigator will attempt to communicate with the home’s earliest occupants.
Tickets are $15 per person (must be 15 or older) and can be reserved up until 4pm on October 24th by visiting http://breckheritage.com or calling (970) 453-9767, extension. 2.
Breckenridge Halloween Haunted Tour (Breckenridge Welcome Center, October 31, 7:30-9pm)
Once again join the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, but this time for a haunted late-evening stroll through Breckenridge’s haunted Historic District. Guides will offer up the eerie and unexplained stories from the town’s uncertain past. The tour will include a visit to the restored William H. Briggle Victorian home among others.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 4 to 12. Reservations are required by 5pm on October 31st, and may be obtained by visiting http://breckheritage.com or by calling (970) 453-9767, extension 2.
All Hallow’s Eve Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour (Valley Brook Cemetery, Breckenridge, October 31, 4:30-6pm)
Spook yourself with tales of Breckenridge’s past by taking a stroll through Valley Brook Cemetery and viewing the ornate, hand-carved tombstones that represent some of Breckenridge’s earliest art and written history. See some of the final resting places of some of the town’s earliest inhabitants while learning the details of their lives and ultimate demise.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 4 to 12. Reservations are required by 3:30pm on October 31st, and may be obtained by visiting http://breckheritage.com or by calling (970) 453-9767, extension 2.
Haunted Halloween at the Brown (Historic Brown Hotel, Breckenridge, October 31, 5pm)
This second annual event will offer paranormal tours of the Historic Brown Hotel. Paranormal investigators will introduce you to the 1880s characters of Breckenridge, who will tell their stories.
Call (970) 453-0084 or visit www.historicbrown.com for more information.
Opening Day & Halloween Party (Copper Mountain Resort, October 31, 8:30am)
Opening day and Halloween all wrapped into one as Copper Mountain celebrates with a Halloween party. Festivities begin with DJ Landry in Center Village and continue throughout the day with a costume contest, complimentary lift and tubing tickets and other fabulous prizes and events.
Visit www.coppercolorado.com for more information.
Halloween Carnival (Dillon Valley Elementary, October 26, 12-3pm)
Bring the kids for a haunted house, games in the gymnasium, pictures in the photo booth and face painting. This event is geared towards children ages preschool through elementary and into middle school.
For more information, email Karen Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haunted House (Frisco Community Center, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 6-10pm)
The Frisco Community Center gets transformed into a haunted mansion by the Town of Frisco and the Mountain Mentors Teen Program, Activities Run By Youth (ARBY). This annual haunted house is imagined, created and staffed by local youth who gain some valuable entrepreneurial skills with this project.
Admission is $7 per person, $5 for students or $20 for a family four-pack. For more information, visit www.townoffrisco.com.
Halloween Opening Day (Keystone Resort, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1)
Lots of Halloween activities to partake in, as well as opening day! A few activities to note are complimentary hot chocolate and donuts (8-10am), giveaways, costume contests, a Haunted Ski Trail and children’s Trick-or-Treat trail, Children’s Parade of Costumes through River Run Village and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” movie showing at Kidtopia Headquarters in River Run Village.
Opening Day also marks the return of Keystone’s Kids Ski Free offer, where children 12 and younger receive free lift tickets with a two-night stay or longer in any of Keystone’s owned or operated lodging units. Visit www.keystoneresort.com for more information.
Trick-or-Treat Off the Street (The Outlets at Silverthorne, October 26, 1-4pm)
Participating locations throughout The Outlets at Silverthorne (Red, Green and Blue Villages) will be providing treats, stickers and more as a safe trick-or-treating alternative.
For more information, and a list of participating stores, call (970) 468-5780 or visit www.outletsatsilverthorne.com.
While staying at the Frisco Lodge over Halloween, as you can see there are not only a variety of family-friendly activities to enjoy, but a ton of stuff to do within 15 minutes from our Frisco bed & breakfast. Hope you enjoy!