Summit County Halloween Events for 2015

Ever thought of spending your Halloween in the mountains? Not only are there some great rates for lodging, we also have some spooktacular events here in Summit County!

Murder Mystery at the Ski Tip!
Right here in Keystone, have fun solving a ‘Whodunit’ mystery at the Ski Tip Lodge as they host a Murder Mystery Dinner! The event starts at 6:30 on Saturday, October 31. Call 970-496-4350 to make your reservation!

Arapahoe Basin Fall Concert Series
A-Basin is now open!  Head there on Halloween Day in costume and get down to The Goonies Cover Band who will be playing a free concert from 1 – 4pm at the base.  80’s outfits are highly encouraged, but any costume will do! At 3pm the costumes will be judged, with a chance to win some awesome A-Basin prizes.

Breckenridge Ghost Tours
Check out a spooky and historical ghost tour in Breckenridge through Breckenridge Tours tonight at 7pm! Check out their website for booking information and details.

Looking for a chance to show off your epic costume this year? The third annual HOWLaween Ball and silent auction is taking place at the Silverthorne Pavilion this evening on October 30th from 7- 11 pm. This event will benefit the League for Animals & People of the Summit, Animal Rescue of the Rockies and Far View Horse Rescue. Be ready to win some prizes for best costume and take home some photos from the photo booth! Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and support all of the involved charities. This event is sure to be a HOWL-ing time!

Baker’s Brewery Halloween Party
On Saturday, October 31st, head over to The Baker’s Brewery for a beerlicious Halloween Party starting at 8pm! They will be featuring their Fall Barrel-Aged Beer collection, which of course includes a pumpkin beer and a few others. Dress up and enter the costume contest for a chance to win bar tabs and other fun schwag! There will also be a live band, Todd Johnson and the Breaking Blues, to get you into the Halloween spirit. The best part, there is no cover charge! This is one Halloween Party you won’t want to miss!

Frisco’s Haunted House
Tonight and tomorrow happening from 6pm to 10pm, sign up for a good scare as you walk through the scariest haunted house around! This attraction is built and operated by local youth through Mountain Mentors, so your scare will go towards a good cause.  Tickets are sold at the door and are $5 for students, $7 for adults and $20 for a family four pack.

Stay safe and have a happy Halloween in Summit County!

2015 Howl-A-Ween Ball at the Silverthorne Pavilion

Eat, Drink, and be Scary!

Silverthorne is gearing up to celebrate their 3rd annual “Howl-A-Ween” Ball at the Pavilion tomorrow evening, Friday, October 30th from 7 – 11 pm. The Town of Silverthorne and many of its local businesses have come together to create this fundraiser for a great cause. There will be a huge silent auction, cash bar, great costumes, lots of dancing, and snacks during this fun event. This event is for 21+ and will surely be the most festive place to be this Friday in Summit County.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  All proceeds from the event will go towards three local Summit County non-profit animal organizations: LAPS, Far View Horse Rescue, Animal Rescue of The Rockies. These three organizations have done a lot for the county and we love supporting them any way we can!

The silent auction will be accepting cash, checks, and credit cards and may I just say there are some really amazing prizes from local businesses that you will have the chance to bid on:

  • Abbey’s Coffee – Latte card and travel mug
  • Sunshine Cafe – Meal for two
  • Spinelli’s – Gift certificates
  • Frisco Dental – $250 gift certificate
  • K9 Adventure Fitness – Gift certificates
  • CME – Roundtrip airport transportation gift cert
  • Dr Warner and Rehn – $150 gift certificate for dental services
  • Dogsong Animal Training and Behavior – Gift certificates
  • Elevate CoSpace – Gift certificates for hours of workspace
  • Puppy Preschool – $75 gift certificate
  • Fur, Feathers and Fins – Gift certificates for home visit
  • Ridge Street Kitchen – Gift certificate
  • Frisco Animal Hospital – Gift certificate
  • Altus Training Center – One month fitness membership
  • Mountain Wave – Ski tune
  • Blue Sage Spa – Yoga shirt and yoga tank
  • Mountain Angler – Patagonia Hoodie Sweater
  • Custom Eyes – Bolle Sunglasses
  • Art on a Whim – ‘Because He Can’ painting
  • Farmer Korner Animal Hospital – Gift bag
  • Affordable Art and Framing – Lab Puppy prints
  • Alpine Spa and Salon – Woman’s wash, cut and style
  • Chiropractic Health- Two acupuncture sessions
  • Buffalo Mountain Animal Hospital – Preventative CRE exam & basic dental cleaning
  • J Frasse Photography – Family photo session
  • Keystone Sports – Demo ski and snowboards
  • Alpine Sports – Snow sports helmet
  • Two Lion King Musical tickets
  • Two tickets to Manheim Steamroller
  • Zoe’s Salon – Gift certificates
  • Nebraska and Iowa Football Tickets in Lincoln NE (2 tickets)

And more! So, if you love Halloween and dressing up one night just isn’t enough, come on down to Silverthorne this Friday to celebrate and help benefit a great cause.

Written By: Patrick Foley