Top 5 Halloween Happenings in Thornton CO, 2019.

The Halloween season is upon us and things get a little spooky around here in October. Each year, the city of Thorton offers a unique selection of special spooky events to celebrate this most spirited time of year. If you’re a fan of ghosts, goblins and all things that go bump in the night, Thorton is definitely the place for you. Let’s take a look at this year’s Halloween happenings through the end of October. 


Maize in the City | October 17 – 31

Visit Maize in the City for a spectacular seasonal experience that screams fall-time-fun and Halloween. Here, you’ll find a 20+ acre corn maze, an easy-pick pumpkin field full of locally grown pumpkins, a corn launcher, bounce houses, a barrel ride, animals, and more. Maize in the city really does have something for everyone this Halloween.  


The Empty Grave Haunted House | October 18, 25, 30

Now open for its 13th year, the Empty Grave Haunted house is located at the Denver Premium Outlets and offers an immersive, interactive, walk-through, haunted attraction. Just a short drive from Denver proper, The Empty Grave Haunted House will bring you face to face with your darkest fears. Your adventure will include encounters with the menacing workers of a haunted factory. Do you have what it takes to survive your first night on the graveyard shift? 


Trunk or Treat | October 19 

Join other trunk-or-treaters at this popular Halloween event. Here, volunteers decorate their trunk or tailgates and use them as a spooky home base from where to hand out candy. Be sure to visit the Garden of Ghouls haunted walk for even more Halloween thrills and chills. Be advised, the Garden of Ghouls is not designed for children under 10 but the Boo Bayou is a great option for young kids. Children under 10 must be accompanied at all times.  


The Haunted Field of Screams | October 24 and 27

As Colorado’s largest scream park, The Haunted Field of Screams is proud to offer an iconic 40-acre corn field with four interactive haunt experiences that prey on individual’s innermost fears. Plus, this year, they’ll be two 5-minute escape rooms – John Doe & Jane Doe – haunted CarnEvil games, photo stops, concessions, beer, and more. Each attraction has its own entrance so line times will vary for each haunt. Any unused admissions may be used at a later date with your valid ticket. 


Spooky Sprint North Denver | October 26

Don’t miss the inaugural Spooky Sprint 5K/10K, a Halloween themed run that perfect for the whole familySpooky Spring North Denver includes great swag (designer shirt, custom medal), chip-timing, live results/awards, free photos, costumes, free kids dash, great post-race food, and plenty of fun activities. Join your friends and family with your best costumes. This the Halloween event of the year! 


There you have it. The top 5 Halloween happenings in Thornton this year. No matter how you choose to celebrate Halloween this year, be sure to visit us at SatireAt Satire, we offer a unique and ever-changing selection of craft microbrews, plus a delicious menu of small plates and appetizers. We look forward to welcoming you soon!