There are numerous ways to experience fall and Halloween in Fort Collins. Our city is absolutely stunning during the fall season, loaded with beautiful colors and nice weather. When you make your trip to Fort Collins this fall, we suggest you go on a leaf peeping adventure, take a drive up the Cache la Poudre River Canyon, explore Horsetooth Reservoir, go on a hike to one of our many beautiful scenic trails, try a fall seasonal beer from one of our 20-plus craft breweries, hop on a tour, check out the Museum of Discovery, and so much more. If you would like a list of things to do, please check out our blog posting on 7 Reasons to Plan Fall Vacation to Fort Collins. If you are curious what to do for Halloween in Fort Collins please see our list below of what is going on.
Halloween Happenings in Fort Collins
1. Tiny Tot Halloween
It's time to scare up some new costume ideas for your little ones! The annual Tiny Tot Halloween presented by COUNTRY Financial will be held on Monday, October 31 at 10 a.m. All children under the age of seven and their parents/guardians are invited to enjoy a safe trick-or-treating experience in Downtown Fort Collins.
2. Halloween Enchanted Garden
Take part in a day of magical amusement and old-fashioned fun celebrating the Halloween season, especially planned for children 8 years and under. Bring your costume and get ready for some magical fun! The legendary talking pumpkin will be there along with Halloween stories, games and seasonal crafts.
3. Old Town Zombie Fest
Ghouls and goblins of all ages are back to infest Old Town Square for the 2016 Old Town Halloween Zombie Fest. October 22, 2-16 is when the undead take over downtown Fort Collins to raise money for Turning Point.
4. Pick a Pumpkin at a Pumpkin Patch
There are a number of pumpkin patches surrounding Fort Collins. Each will provide you the chance to pick out that perfect pumpkin to carve for Halloween. Find you pumpkin at places like The Bartels Farm, Spooky's Pumpkin Patch, Northern Colorado Pumpkin Patch, Harvest Farm Pumpkin Patch, Anderson Farm Pumpkin Patch, Something From The Farm, and The Farm at Lee Martinez Park.
5. Navigate through a Corn Maze
If you are looking for a thrill leading up to Halloween we suggest navigating your way through a corn maze. There are plenty of corn mazes around Fort Collins to adequately give you a scare. Check out Jack Lantern's Northern Colorado Corn Maze, Fritzler Colorado Corn Maze, Anderson Farm's Corn Maze, Bartles Farm Corn Maze, Something From The Farm Corn Maze, and Harvest Farm Corn Maze.
6. Treatsylvania Farm at Lee Martinez Park
Take a stroll through this unique Halloween event at The Farm. Trick-or-treating, hayrides and treats for all. Tickets must be purchased in advance and children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets on sale Oct. 1st.
7. The Fort Collins Ghost Tour
The Ghost Tour includes a guided evening journey into and under Old Town Fort Collins. Along the way, you will learn about local legends, hauntings, ghostly sightings and strange happenings.