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All events through Oct. 31 unless otherwise noted.

HAUNTED HOUSES

Circus of Fear 3-D

3-D holographic murals, maze of visual artistry and live performance. October weekends plus more dates on website. $15, VIP $23. U.S. 36 and 104th Ave., 720-446-8777, circusoffear3d.com

Haunted Field of Screams and Crazed Cornfield Maze

Daytime: 20-acre Crazed Cornfield and Pumpkin Patch, plus mini maze for the little ones; Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Adult maze $10; kids $8, mini maze $4. At night: Adults' Haunted Field of Screams and Dead Man's Maze Thursday and Sunday sundown-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday sundown-midnight. Haunted Field of Screams $16; VIP $28; Dead Man's Maze $14; VIP $22; package $27, VIP $50. All through Oct. 31. 104th and Riverdale Road, 303-913-5947, fearthecorn.com

City of the Dead Haunted House

Zombies inhabit Mile High Marketplace 7-11 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday. $16, $25 VIP. Not recommended for under 12. 7007 E. 88th Ave., 303-289-4656, milehighmarketplace.com

Haunted Hotel and DTC Halloween Block Party

Two-hotel party with live bands, DJs, themed rooms, body paint fashion show, trick or treating for adults, cirque acts, more. Oct. 29, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. For adults. $39; $89 VIP; $1,500 cabana. Tickets available at Wizard's Chest, 230 Fillmore. 303-321-4304. 7800 E. Tufts Ave. and 4900 So. Syracuse St. 720-936-2999, hauntedhoteldenver.com, kevinlarsonpresents@gmail.com


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13th Door Haunted House

Sunday-Thursday 7-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 7 p.m.-midnight. $14.95 with canned food donation (+$1 without); VIP $19.95. 3184 So. Parker Rd., I-225 and Parker. 720-261-0570.

The Haunted House

Opens today. Sunday-Thursday 7-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 7 p.m.-midnight. $14.95 with canned food donation (+$1 without), VIP $19.95. I-25 & 120th Ave, in front of the Ramada Plaza Hotel (10 E. 120th Ave.)

Curse of Slaughterhouse Gulch

Sunday-Thursday 7-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 7 p.m.-midnight. $14.95 with canned food donation (+$1 without), $19.95 (VIP). 3184 So. Parker Rd., I-225 and Parker. 720-261-0570.

Haunted House

Opens today. MorbidNights Colorado's "Fear of All Fears — with a Southern Twist." Wednesday.-Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight. $15. U.S. 34 and 23rd Ave., Greeley, morbidnightscolorado.com

Frightmare and the "House of Darkness"

Also Kid's Halloween Town for ages 2-11. Opens today. Sun.-Thurs. 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7 p.m.-midnight. $20, VIP $30. 108th and Old Wadsworth Blvd., Westminster, 720-338-2252, frightmare.biz

Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 1-31 (closed Oct. 7). Family-friendly activities beginning at noon; after dark, a scream park. $37.99 adults and children over 48 inches; $27.99 children 48 inches and under and seniors. 2000 Elitch Circle, 303-595-4FUN, elitchgardens.com/frightfestdenver.

MAZES & PUMPKIN PATCHES

Wild West Maze

35-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch and fall activities Fridays 5-10 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m.-7 p.m. starting today. Adults $12, ages 5-11 $10; free for 4 and under. 6876 Weld CR 47, Hudson, 303-324-6102, wildwestmaze.com

Fritzler Corn Maze

15-acre corn maze, mini roller coaster, train ride, pedal go-carts, pumpkin cannons, duck races, 3D maze, u-pick pumpkin patch. Maze is family- friendly during the day; Scream Acres for adults at night. $5-30. 20861 U.S. 85, LaSalle, 970-737-2129, fritzlermaze.com.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Corn Maze

The eight-acre Native-American-themed corn maze is open through Oct. 30. Mini maze for the little ones. Fridays 4-9 p.m., Saturdays noon-9 p.m., Sundays noon-6 p.m. $10 adults, $8 adult members, senior and students with ID; $5 children 4-12; $4 child members. There is also a 10-acre pupkin patch ready for picking. 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon, botanicgardens.org, 303-973-3705.

Fall Festival and Corn Maze

10-acre corn maze, pumpkin blasters, pig races and more at Harvest Farm through Oct. 30. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 1-8 p.m. Adult (13 and up) $15, children (4-12) $10, under 3 free, seniors $10. Harvest Farm entrance on East (Larimer) County Road 66. harvestfarm.net, 970-568-9488

Halloween Pumpkin Patch Fall Festival

Cornfield maze, straw-bale maze, farm animals, farm-equipment display, steam tractor, Indian corn. Opens today. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cottonwood Farm, 75th Street and Arapahoe Road, Boulder. Now-Oct. 31. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 720-890-4766, cottonwoodfarms.com.

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Corn maze, barnyard, and pumpkin cannon. Oct. 1-31. Weekday prices: 12 and up $7, 5-11 $5, 4 and under free; Weekends $20 per family. Wear closed shoes and long pants. May Farms, 64001 U.S. 36, Byers, 303-822-5800, Mayfarms.com.

FALL FESTIVALS / EVENTS

Children's Museum Trick or Treat Street

t's the sweetest time of year, so don your favorite costume and head to the Children's Museum of Denver for a trick-or-treating adventure bursting with fun! Parade from one Treat House to the next collecting goodies, craft classic Halloween creatures, brave your chances at the Monster Carnival and stroll through Pumpkin Hill. Activities included with Museum admission. Oct. 29-31, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Children's Museum of Denver, 2121 Children's Museum Drive. 303-376-4800, information@cmdenver.org, http://www.mychildsmuseum.org/.

Boo at the Zoo

The 27th annual Boo At The Zoo offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of the Denver Zoo. Activities free with zoo admission. NEW THIS YEAR: Join Denver Zoo's nocturnal creatures during a special night time additional of Boo At The Zoo, Friday, Oct. 28, 6-9 p.m. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St. 303-376-4800, zooinfo@denverzoo.org, http://www.denverzoo.org/.

Día de los Muertos at Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens celebrates Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a festival of "welcome" for the souls of the dead. This celebration will feature live entertainment, artists and dancers. Attendees will enjoy a "Sugar Skull" making area, an area where they can create "Papel Picado", and more. Complimentary face painting stations and a complimentary photo booth will also be on hand. Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m. Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. 720-865-3500, exhibits@botanicgardens.org, botanicgardens.org/.

Colorado Symphony Halloween Spooktacular

Thrill to a program of spooky classics and chilling favorites at the Colorado Symphony's annual Halloween concert. Join the orchestra members in costume for a chance to win some ghoulicious door prizes!, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. Boettcher Concert Hall / Denver Performing Arts Complex / 1000 14th St. 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.

Scream Scram 5K in Washington Park

Halloween is all about candy, but it can also be about staying fit, thanks to the annual Scream Scram 5K Run/Walk. Put on your costume and your sneakers and hit the pavement. At the finish, hang out at Trick or Treat Street for yummy food, award presentations and prize drawings for best costumes and top finishers. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Washington Park, Denver, 303-892-9200 ext. 120, http://www.bgcmd.org/events/scream-scram.

Victorian Horrors at The Molly Brown House Museum

Be spooked for the first time, or return and be spooked again by a fresh selection of wicked writings of long-dead authors. Classic stories are brought to life in the dim, flickering candlelight as Edgar Allan Poe, HG Wells and others haunt you with their tales of the macabre. Bring someone to hold on to!, Oct. 14-15 & Oct. 21-22 Molly Brown House, 1340 Pennsylvania, Denver. 303.832-4092, mollybrown.org.

Country Harvest Festival

Hayrides, straw maze, crafts, pumpkin bowling, mural coloring, more. Oct. 8, 15, 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $6. Age 2 and under free. Straw maze for ages up to 10. 13785 Potomac St., Brighton. 303-659-5050, info@berrypatchfarms.com, berrypatchfarms.com.

Bogeyman Art Show

MacSpa opening art reception Oct. 6 6-9 p.m.; concert by The Lone Garage Massacre and spooky neighborhood walking tour at 8 p.m. $5. "Afraid of the Dark" reception with Zombie caricature artist Stan Yan and another tour 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, $5. 1738 Wynkoop, Suite 103, 303-898-4350.

Erie Chamber Harvest Fest

Pumpkin patch, hayrides, car show, craft vendors, food vendors, chili and pie contests, talent contest. Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Erie Community Park, Powers St. and County Line Rd., Erie, 303-828-3440, eriechamber.org.

Haunted Wine Tasting and Tour

Two-hour ride with Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society. Through Nov. 19. $75. Wine tasting 7 p.m.; tour leaves at 8 p.m. 1660 Champa St., 5280winetourco.com; 720-364-9613

Central City Creepy Crawl

Over-21 tours leave each quarter hour, 7-9 p.m. Family tours leave 6:30 p.m. or 6:45 p.m. Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. $5, available at King Soopers or City Markets, ticketswest.com or 866-464-2626. Check in at Century Casino, Gregory St., 20 minutes before tour time.

Denver Zombie Crawl

Be a part of undead history this year, when Denver holds the largest Zombie gathering in history at Skyline Park. Put on your best zombie makeup and outfit and join this "afternoon of the living dead." This is an ALL AGES and FREE event which attracted more than 7,000 "zombies" in 2010. The organizers do however ask that participants bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Food Bank of the Rockies. Oct. 22, 2 p.m. Skyline Park, downtown http://eyeheartbrains.com/

Greeley Zombie Crawl

MorbidNights crawl through The Greeley Mall Oct. 1, 1-3 p.m. Meet up near Sears. U.S. 34 and 23rd Ave., Greeley, morbidnightscolorado.com

Bogeyman Art Show

MacSpa opening art reception Oct. 6 6-9 p.m.; concert by The Lone Garage Massacre and spooky neighborhood walking tour at 8 p.m. $5. "Afraid of the Dark" reception with Zombie caricature artist Stan Yan and another tour 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, $5. 1738 Wynkoop, Suite 103, 303-898-4350.

Mountain Lions, Bats and Bears, Oh My!

Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center's "Enchanted Forest" at Mud Lake Open Space Oct. 1. All ages. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tours begin at noon, end with barbecue. $8 advance, $10 at door. 20 Lakeview Drive, Unit 107, Nederland, 303-258-0495, wildbear.org