Boo-Tastic Halloween

Favorite Spooky Festivities

Haunted Clear Creek

Explore Boos + Brews + Things to do

Halloween in the Rocky Mountains

You are invited to step into spooky season just 20 miles west of Denver! Our Colorado Mountain Towns of Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume welcome you with unique activities and experiences to explore!

Spend the day visiting Clear Creek County or stay the night at unique and enchanted accommodations.

Be sure to visit in costume as many businesses are offering special discounts and free items for festive patrons!

BOOk Fest

The Clear Creek County Library District invites you to stop in on Halloween Night for a FREE kids book and sweet treat from 5pm to 7pm.

Idaho Springs Public Library

John Tomay Memorial Library, Georgetown

Sponsored by Friends of the Idaho Springs Library and Friends of the Georgetown Library

Georgetown Colorado Trick or Treat Parade

Trick or Treat Parade in Georgetown

Enjoy a fun filled Halloween in Georgetown, Colorado. Step into the Historic District and enjoy a Halloween Parade along Sixth Street for the Georgetown Community School’s Trick or Treat with Pre-K and Toodlers starting the parade at 10:30am followed by K-6 at 1:30PM.

This event is for all in Georgetown, businesses to families are all welcome!

Exterior of a historic building that reads “Hotel de Paris”

Hotel de Paris Museum Tours

Hotel de Paris Museum™ is the most unique and complete parcel of early Colorado history in the state. Knowledgeable docents share culinary history and reveal why Louis Dupuy (the best cook in the Colorado Territory) was called the Mysterious Frenchman, the Hotel Prince, French Louie, the Oddest Host in America, and the Father of Domestic Science in America.

Tours originate in our museum shop and begin at the top of the hour, 10am-3pm. Allow 45 minutes. ADA accessible. Photography allowed.

halloween trick or treat clear creek county

Idaho Springs Trunk or Treat

Miner Street Market is Hosting a Trunk or Treat!

Children from Carlson Elementary will parade in costume down Miner Street at 2:00pm. Everyone is welcome to trick or treat along Miner Street Businesses, candy stations, and sponsored trucks from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. At 4:00pm visit Citizen’s Park at 13th and Miner Street for Magic Rob’s Magic Show.

Come on out and bring the family for an afternoon of fun on Miner Street in Historic Downtown Idaho Springs! This event is open to all children.


Phoenix Gold Mine

Enjoy a spook-tacular tour of the Phoenix Gold Mine with Special tours on Halloween on the hour every hour from 10am until 5pm – Halloween fun for the whole family!

Watch out for pumpkins, skeletons, and jack-o-lanterns oh my!!


11/4: Pumpkin Smash in Idaho Springs

Join the Clear Creek Rec Center for the Annual Pumpkin Smash ~ Includes FREE entry and FREE activities! Keep your pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns from ending up in a landfill, while having fun and making memories! All pumpkins smashed at the event will be taken to a commercial compositing site and stopped from becoming trash!

Choose from activities such as: Axe Throwing (Hosted by Throw2Go), Smash Center, Slingshots, Pumpkin Piñatas, Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Hole, and Chicken Poo Bingo (with Prizes!)

When you are ready for a break from all the fun, you can warm up around the fire pits, with a Pumpkin Beer from Tommyknockers Brewery or spiced cider crafted by The Spice & Tea Exchange! There will also be plenty of food choices!
Heritage Hops Georgetown Colorado

11/3: Heritage Hops 2023

Calling all BEER LOVERS ~ Join local brewers and chefs for an amazing evening of delicious beer and small plate pairings.

Friday, November 3rd 5pm – 7pm
The Old School in Georgetown, Colorado

Seating is limited. $60. Visit Eventbrite or call Carolyn 720.363.9237
Proceeds benefit the John Tomay Memorial Library Renovation.

Tommyknocker Brewery, Idaho Springs

Dine + Play + Stay

While visiting be sure to explore the many ways to Dine + Play + Stay while visiting the Rocky Mountains from Idaho Springs to Empire, Georgetown to Silver Plume.

We hope you enjoy the beauty and ambience of our quaint mountain towns in Colorado!

Clear Creek County is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Located just west of Denver along Interstate 70, Clear Creek has 396 square miles of public lands to explore, as well as four mountain peaks above 14,000 feet. Clear Creek is comprised of charming mountains towns Idaho Springs, Evergreen, Dumont, Downieville, Lawson, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume, which are all along the I-70 corridor. Learn more about Clear Creek County here.