Things To Do This Weekend In Denver And Beyond: Fan Expo, Zombie Crawl And More Culture & Leisure
Many Halloween events and Trunk or Treats everywhere, and today there is a special Denver tradition which is fundraising for athletes, the Trunk or treat Special Olympics Colorado Harvest Fest. In the Ball Arena Tundra Lot, 1000 Chopper Circle, a safe to stay in your vehicle or Treat Street and Drive Thru Carnival Games and Prizes. $ 30 per vehicle. 4 pm-7pm today. Compulsory masks, sanitized games played from the windows of the cars. Best decorated costume and trunk competition. specialolympicsco.org/event/trunkortreat
Halloween parade time. Adults and children in costume can head to Union Station today for the Sleight of Hand Parade at Boonion Station. The 7th Annual Family Celebration runs until 8 p.m. with treats, mini-train rides, balloon performers, face painting and activities. Parade at 5 p.m., awards ceremony for the best costumes. CDC, state and local COVID-19 security protocols. unionstationindenver.com
The big star-filled cosplay Fan Expo will be full in 2022 but for now a Fan Expo: special edition, just a little smaller, Friday through Sunday on Halloween weekend at the Colorado Convention Center. And a treat, the headliner is a big one, William Shatner, just back from a flight in space. Pop culture is back. Red carpet cosplay, photo park and costume contest. Tickets and full schedule: fanexpodenver.com.
A Weekend to Stock Your Library with Used Books at the Jefferson County Library Foundation Autumn whale from a used book sale. Over 80,000 books, DVDs, CDs, audio books and games; 50 Â¢ to $ 3 and Sunday “Bag Day” where $ 8 buys as many items that fit in a grocery-size bag. Hours of Operation Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jefferson County Fairgrounds. A benefit for early childhood, child, adolescent and adult literacy programs at the library. $ 5 entry, free for children under 18. jeffcolibraryfoundation.org/spring_2021_whale_sale
Organized and guided tours of The Anschutz collection art, American Museum of Western Art, 1727 Tremont Place. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until November 26, 10 a.m. More than 600 drawings, paintings and sculptures representative of 180 artists. $ 10, discounts for students and seniors. anschutzcollection.org
Scary creatures, costumed kids and the symphony are the Scary halloween at the Boettcher Concert Hall at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1499 Curtis St., at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Musicians are part of the fun of the family concert which includes music from movies and TV. Tickets $ 10-27. tickets.coloradosymphony.org/6055
Zombies take over at Parker’s Downtown Zombie Crawl and they can even make a lot of money for being the scariest. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, they will be looking for victims. Take to the streets for treasure hunts, costume contests, and parties for all ages. Makeup artists on hand to make everyone look worse. As we say at Parker, come see us if you dare. Downtownparker.com/dba-zombie-crawl
Large vintage trunks in this Halloween trunk or treat at Forney Transport Museum. The Museum and Pharoahs Car Club Of Colorado have a classic / custom car display in the parking lot, 303 Brighton Blvd., where kids can find their candy. And there are crafts, prizes, costume contests, and food trucks. Safe COVID-19 fun from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The museum is also open. forneymuseum.org
NOTE: Check websites for last minute changes and cancellations due to COVID-19 protocols.