Things to Do in Colorado Springs this Weekend (Oct 28-Oct 29)


Even though Halloween isn’t until Tuesday, don your costume this weekend as there are many reasons to celebrate early! From scavenger hunts, to concerts, to the annual Emma Crawford Coffin Race, Halloween is here!

Things to Do This Weekend

Halloween History Hunt – Sat Oct 28, 10:00am-2:00pm, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Admission: Free, donations welcome. Wear your costumes and go on a hunt through the exhibits, make spooky crafts, and listen to some historical stories. For more info, visit: Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum.

Halloween Science – Sat Oct 28, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park

Admission: Included in museum admission ticket. Learn how science is behind the magic of disappearing ink, bubbling dry ice, color changing flowers, and more! Dress up in your dinosaur, creative, funny, or scary costume and participate in the costume contest and parade! For more info, visit: Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center.

Emma Crawford Coffin Races & Parade – Sat Oct 28, 12:00pm-4:00pm, Manitou Springs

Admission: Free. Head to Manitou Springs early to get a good seat to watch the famous coffin races run down Manitou Avenue in this Halloween tradition. Enjoy the after party with live music, costume contests, pumpkin decorating, food, vendors, and lots more. For more info, visit: Emma Crawford Coffin Races & Festival.

Dragontown Dan Alice Cooper Tribute Broadcast – Sat Oct 28, 7:00pm-11:00pm, Stargazers Theatre & Event Center

Admission: $30/ticket. Wear your costume to Stargazers on Saturday when you see Dragontown Dan to win $500 cash or free guitar! Run With Scissors will be guest performing as well. For more info, visit: Facebook Event.

Pumpkin Fun Fest  – Sat Oct 28, 9:00am-11:00pm, Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Admission: Free event, State Park pass required ($7/day, $70/annual). Have you ever trick-or-treated with your GPS? Now’s your chance! Try your skills at trick-or-treat geocaching, scavenger hunt, and archery at this Halloween festival. For more info, visit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

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