In Estes Park, we take Halloween seriously. As summer fades to a memory and the crisp mountain air cools, Estes Park transforms into an epicenter for Halloween fun. If you’re planning an October trip to Estes Park, the team at Estes Park Condos highly suggests getting in on the local Halloween festivities. There’s Halloween fun to be had for all ages; continue reading to learn what to expect from celebrating the creepiest holiday of them all in downtown Estes Park.

Halloween Trick or Treating in Downtown Estes Park

During Halloween, downtown Estes Park is shut down to allow trick or treating on Elkhorn Avenue. This annual tradition offers good old-fashioned Halloween fun for all ages. Get decked out in your favorite costume and walk along Elkhorn Avenue for a trick-or-treating experience like you’ve never had before. The local shops give out candy, and there are amazing Halloween decorations and displays that add to the spooky atmosphere. 

Keep your eyes peeled for other Halloween festivities in downtown Estes Park too. In years past, there have been dances, crafts, and more. This hauntingly exciting event begins at 5:00 p.m.

Seasonal Sweet Treats

It’s hard to believe you won’t satisfy your sweet tooth from trick or treating downtown, but if you’re craving more, the candy shops of Estes Park have you covered. The sweets shops of Estes Park have tasty treats year-round, but during the Halloween season, they have all of your favorite seasonal snacks. From candy apples to taffy and everything in between, your sweet dreams will be realized at any of downtown Estes Park’s candy stores. 

A Haunted Halloween Experience in Estes Park

Suppose you’re feeling brave and looking for a good scare this Halloween season, head to The Stanley Hotel. This hotel is considered one of the most haunted in the U.S. and was the inspiration for Stephen King’s The Shining. There are “spirited tours” of the hotel, which take guests through the darkest corners with a guide who is happy to share tales of all of the site’s creepy occurrences. 

Celebrate Halloween in Estes Park

You’ll love spending Halloween in Estes Park and enjoying the area’s abundance of seasonal festivities. If you need a place to stay, Estes Park Condos is the easy choice; our riverfront condo rentals are the perfect place to relax on a fall day. Surrounded by the river and beautiful pines, this majestic location is the ideal spot for an Estes Park getaway. Please book your condo rental in Estes Park online or call 970-577-0068 for more information.