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Vail Halloween 2018 events and activities for the whole family

October 24, 2018
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Get ready for Halloween fun! The Vail Recreation District will host the 26th Annual Trick or Treat Trot on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The Trick or Treat Trot is a great opportunity for kids (infants up to 10-year-olds, plus their families) to trick-or-treat through the streets of Vail from 2 to 5 p.m.


Starting at check-in booths in both Vail Village and Lionshead, costumed trick-or-treaters will be given a balloon and pointed in the direction of participating merchants. This popular event takes place rain, snow or shine.

A limited number of Trick or Treat Trot bags will be available at the Covered Bridge in Vail Village and by the archway in Lionshead on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags.

Don't want your kids ending up with too much candy? Join in the Town of Vail's Treats for Troops program! Drop off your leftover candy from Nov. 1 through Nov. 11 and it will be donated to soldiers and veterans. Click here for information on where to drop off candy.

In addition to the Trick or Treat Trot, the Vail Public Library will host Halloween Story Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Get in the Halloween spirit early with the Vail Public Library's Scarecrow Making Contest at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Pumpkin Carving Demonstration on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. 

At Bol in Vail's Solaris plaza, the annual Halloween Bash will be happening again this year on Halloween Night. DJ Shake One and Stennor will get the night going and there will be a costume contest with first prize winning an Epic Pass. $10 cover (cash at the door) gets you in as well as entry into the costume contest plus raffles all night with prizes including bottle service vouchers, gift cards, and NYE tickets. 

At the Vail Ale House in West Vail, Denver's own Knot Rock will play music from the '70s and early '80s. Nautical and nostalgic attire is encouraged. Cost is $15, music starts at 10 p.m. 

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