Calling all ages ghosts and goblins! Halloween is here and that means tons of activities and events for all ages taking place in and around Weld and Larimer counties.
Whether you’re looking for chest or treat events, haunted Halloween exhibits, not-so-spooky celebrations, or other types of activities to participate in, this week’s edition of Go+Do has what you’re looking for and Moreover .
Check out these 23 events taking place in Greeley, Windsor, Loveland and northern Colorado for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4:
Saturday October 29
1. Son Shine Shows is hosting Women’s Expo: A Ladies Day Out at 9 a.m. in the FNBO South exhibit hall of the Ranch Events Complex at 5280 Arena Circle Drive in Loveland. The event will feature over 90 vendors, live music, goodie bags, a chance to win a $500 shopping spree, fashion shows and more. Admission is $5 for adults 18 and over and $3 for children 17 and under. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3FcSHjF.
2. The 5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl kicks off at 4 p.m. at TightKnit Brewing Co., 813 8th St. in Greeley. The event will take attendees to local downtown bars for drink specials, activities, costume contests and more for adults 21 and older. Stick around for the after party, which begins at 10 p.m. at Gentry’s, 813 9th St. Tickets are $29.69 per person or $24.05 for parties of four or more. For more information or to buy tickets, go to https://bit.ly/3TYdewq.
3. Start the candy drive early by taking the kids to Trick or Treat Street in downtown Johnstown from 10 a.m. to noon at 101 Charlotte St. More than 50 local businesses and organizations will be handing out candy and treats along Parish Ave. In addition to tricks or treats, the event will offer photo opportunities with characters and custom cars, like the Scooby Doo pickup truck. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3TStPSz.
4. Support Hispanic small businesses by attending Viva Market at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Collins, 531 S. College Ave. The event will feature food vendors, entertainment and community resources. All ages are welcome to attend the free event. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3D5X8tV.
5. Downtown Loveland is hosting a Trick-or-Treat Street event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along 3rd and 4th streets. Entrants can look for Trick-or-Treat Street flyers in participating businesses’ storefronts and collect giveaways. The event is free and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3DxUOxx.
6. Trunk-or-Treat at DriveWise is scheduled to take place at noon at 2805 8th Ave. in Greeley with plenty of opportunities to collect treats. The free event invites children of all ages to come and participate in safe and fun sleight of hand tricks. For more information, contact DriveWise at (970) 353-9815.
7. Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson is hosting a Super Hero Halloween event from 1-5 p.m. at 4250 Byrd Drive in Loveland. The free family event will include stuff or treats for the whole family, a costume contest, sub sandwiches and drinks, face paint and more. All ages are welcome. For more information, contact Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson at (866) 646-6296.
Sunday October 30
8. Get your thrills by attending the Haunted Street Trick-or-Treat at Noon at 5916 N. Garfield Ave. in Loveland. The event will feature a spooky walking path, pumpkin bowling, costume contests and more for all ages. Decorations can be scary for toddlers, so parent supervision is suggested. Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3FjZXKG.
9. Halloween on the Promenade starts at noon at The Promenade Shops at Centerra, 5971 Sky Pond Drive in Loveland. The event will take place near the Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery and Best Buy and will include a costume contest, face painting, tricks or treats, a pumpkin patch and more for all ages. Don’t miss your pooch’s entry to the dog costume contest which starts at 2 p.m. Bring non-perishable food to donate to the KidsPak food drive. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3zcgvAE.
10. Words of Windsor is hosting Not-So-Scary Stories in the Loft at 3 p.m. at 631 Birch Street, Unit B. The event is aimed at preschoolers and will include s’more packs, stories and campfire. Admission is $10 per child. For more information or to buy a ticket, go to https://bit.ly/3D7jk78.
11. Prepare for cold weather by learning how to make a chunky knit blanket at Knit and Sip at 3 p.m. at the Big Thompson Brewery, 114 E. 15th St. in Loveland. The event, open to adults 21 and older, will teach attendees how to hand knit a blanket using the yarn color of their choice. No knitting experience is required to participate. Tickets are $70 per person and include instructions, supplies, and a beer. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3VYN2Uq.
12. Join Journey Christian Church at 4 p.m. for trunk or treatment at 4754 W. 31st St. in Greeley. The free event is open to all ages and will include an inflatable obstacle course, photo booth, pumpkin walk, balloon artist and more. For more information, contact Journey Christian Church at (970) 304-9567.
Monday October 31
Have a safe and fun Halloween!
13. Weld Community Credit Union is holding a ride or treat from 3:30-5:30 p.m. for all ages at 2555 47th Ave. at Greenley. The indoor event will allow children to visit several offices in the building for treats and fun rides. Admission is free and you do not need to be a caisse member to participate in the event. For more information, contact Weld Community Credit Union at (970) 330-9728.
14. Spooky-Tacular will be held from 4-7 p.m. at Aims Community College, 5401 W. 20th St. for all ages. The event will include tricks or treats, pizza, games, a screening of the film, “Monster House”, a photo booth and more. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3zeqdm0.
Wednesday November 2
15. Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at a 6 p.m. sugar skull painting event hosted by Wiley Roots Brewing Company, 625 3rd St., Unit D, Greeley. The event will feature ceramic sugar skulls for attendees to paint as well as special beers. All ages are welcome. Cost is $30 per person and includes all supplies, instructions, and a beer/beverage ticket. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3W5LXKK.
16. Dust off your boots and get ready to dance during six-week Country Swing Dance Intermediate at 6 p.m. at Weld County Garage, 2699 47th Ave., Greeley. Country Kickup instructors will teach participants how to country swing and line dance. No partner or experience is necessary and the course is open to adults 18 and over. The cost of the six-week course is $139 per person. For more information or to register, go to https://bit.ly/3ssbn7y.
17. Loading Dock Laughs will be held at 7 p.m. at Loveland Aleworks, 118 W. 4th St. Host Jeff Albright will introduce comedians Dan Bublitz Jr., Eric Thomson, Jared Chandler, Sammy Anzer and Andie Main for a night of laughs and good beer in a unique setting. Tickets are $10 at the door and the event is open to adults 21 and older. For more information or to buy tickets, go to https://bit.ly/3N5r6Tr.
Thursday, November 3
18. Cheer on the Colorado Eagles as they take on Reigning Ontario at 7:05 p.m. at the Budweiser Events Center, 5290 Arena Circle, Loveland. All ages are welcome to attend the game and tickets range from $22 to $59 per person depending on seat selection. For more information or to buy tickets, go to www.coloradoeagles.com.
Friday, November 4
19. Get into the holiday spirit early by attending a 10 a.m. Winter Wonderland at Vera’s House Beautiful at 843 N. Cleveland Ave. in Loveland. The event will feature Christmas wreaths, light up trees, a variety of Christmas decorations and more. All ages are welcome and admission is free. For more information, contact Vera’s House Beautiful at (970) 481-4473.
20. Cheyenne Botanical Gardens is hosting a Dia de los Muertos celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 710 S. Lions Park Drive. The free event will include information about the history and tradition of Dia de los Muertos, food, dancing, an altar display, flower displays and more for all ages. Registration is not required to attend. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3gBxJkh.
21. The City of Fort Collins will turn on the switch for its Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square at 19 Old Town Square. Live music will follow the lighting ceremony. All ages are welcome to attend the free event. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3sxRv2Z.
22. The Rialto Theater presents Croce Plays Croce at 7:30 p.m. at 228 E. 4th St., Loveland. AJ Croce, son of musician Jim Croce, will perform some of his original works as well as pieces from his father’s collection. Tickets range from $40-$60 per person and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3SCCCqK.
23. The Commodores are scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. The band is known for its Motown, Funk and R&B music and has performed around the world. All ages are welcome to attend the concert and tickets range from $46 to $89 per person depending on seat selection. For more information or to buy tickets, go to https://bit.ly/3VVJaDL.