Everyone loves Halloween in Durango, and we celebrate Halloween right in our mountain town. Here are some of the best things to do in Durango for Halloween.

Halloween in Durango is always a blast, but it falls on a Friday this year, and you know what that means — uh, even more of a blast! Head downtown in costume to partake in your own version of a pub crawl or catch a showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show live on stage at the Henry Strater Theatre. Don’t miss out on the pre-Halloween Halloween fun either! There’s plenty of spooky stuff… Read More

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Actually, kids will be saying, “I found a great pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” during the Durango train’s annual Peanuts The Great Pumpkin Patch Express that is set to depart Oct. 11 (and Oct. 12, 18 and 19). The Durango train ride is perfect for even the littlest travelers because it’s only half an hour to the pumpkin patch. Once there, passengers disembark and can spend the next 1 1/2… Read More

Halloween is one of those holidays: There’s so much pressure to have fun. Are any of your friends having a Halloween party? Are any of your friends’ friends having a Halloween party you could crash? Should you throw a Halloween party because it’s the only way you’ll find a party? Well, look no further. The Henry Strater Theatre in downtown Durango is throwing the Strater Halloween Bash on Halloween night, and you don’t… Read More

Sure, picking out costumes and trick-or-treating are huge parts of Halloween fun, but nothing beats the spooky glow of a front porch filled with jack-o’-lanterns. Grabbing a pumpkin in front of the grocery store or from of one of those parking-lot pumpkin patches will do in a pinch, but there’s nothing quite like going to an actual pumpkin patch to roam the rows in search of your perfect jack-o’-lantern match — and… Read More

We know you love “The Walking Dead.” We do, too. Now you can get a taste of what your favorite TV characters go through while you try to “outrun and outsmart a field full of zombies” during the 7th annual Zombie Challenge at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Three Springs neighborhood. During the 1.5-mile course, participants will have to navigate zombie-infested obstacle courses and challenge zones, all while dodging zombies that are… Read More

If dressing up in your Halloween costume just isn’t enough fun for you, how about running in your Halloween costume?  If running in a tutu is more your speed, you might want to sign up for the Great Pumpkin Chase on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Bayfield, Colorado, just a 30-minute drive east of Durango. The Great Pumpkin Chase 5K and 1-mile run starts at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at 480 Wolverine Drive in… Read More