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Halloween Happenings in The Magic City

Leadville knows how to celebrate Halloween in a genuinely spooky manner. So here’s a run down of the scheduled fun for kids and adults!Halloween_Header

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Trick or Treat Street will be held on the first two hundred block of West 7th Street on Halloween starting at dusk. This is a great, safe way for Leadville kids to have the full trick or treat experience in a safe, family friendly environment. Most of the homes on these blocks generously participate with fabulous decorations and plenty of candy for costumed kids.

TRICK OR TREAT STREET – 2011

The Stapleton Haunted House (118 W. 7th St.) will be open tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. Come and get your spook on in a fun, safe environment located in an historic 1880s carriage house. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $5 per person.

Once the kids come down off the candy rush and are tucked in with the babysitter for the night, the 2-mile-high adult Halloween extravaganza begins!  And this year, there’s a lot of it!

Leadville Outdoors:  If you’re looking to get in a bit of fitness before you get spooky, Leadville Outdoors has the perfect event. It’s their Inaugural Halloween Beer Mile! 4 Beers, 1 Mile, need we say more? A $10 suggested donation goes to Lake County Cross Country Team. Prizes for Fastest Female & Male, Fastest Masters Female & Male (50+), and Best Costume. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at Leadville Outdoors on the corner of 3rd & Harrison.ScarletHalloweenBash

The Scarlet: Don’t miss the Scarlet’s 8th Annual Halloween Bash & Monster Mash. Live music on Thursday & Friday night with the Dewey Paul Band. No cover. For Halloween there will be a costume contest with fabulous prizes, including a Ski Cooper Ski Pass and CASH prizes. Drink specials includes $1.50 PBRs.

Two Guns Distillery: Local band Leadville Cherokee will be gathering at Two Guns for some pre-show fun before they head over to perform at The Elks Lodge. Lead CherokeeThere will be a costume contest at 8 p.m.  First place wins a bottle of Single Six Rocky Mountain Moonshine! Their skilled barkeeps will also be mixing up some of their famous cocktails:  Spooktacular Punch, Black Veil and Rosemary’s Baby. Join the fun at the corner of 4th & Harrison!

The Elks Lodge: Local band favorite, Leadville Cherokee will be rocking the house on Halloween starting at 9 p.m. 

The Manhattan Bar at the corner of 7th & Harrison Avenue will be hosting a Halloween costume party on Saturday night, in case you didn’t get enough Halloween fun already! The party starts at 6 p.m., with a costume contest at 10 p.m. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

So get out and make a night of it: It’s Halloween! Remember don’t drink and drive; plan ahead for your ride home!

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