Coloween FAQ – Halloween Events in Colorado

What is included with my ticket purchase?

VIP EXPRESS ENTRY BEGINS AT 8:00pm & Includes Sampling from sponsors (8pm-9pm) + VIP areas + VIP Bathrooms


All tickets include access to 40 bars with various featured cocktails, White Claw, beer, and wine, and access to all event areas. Limited food will be available for purchase, but we recommend eating before attending. Buy tickets to Coloween 2023! 

How to Pre-Register a Credit Card for your RFID Wristband - FASTEST ENTRY INTO THE EVENT!

To help speed up the bar lines this year and make it more convenient for everyone, Coloween is Cashless! 

The way it works is really simple: When you arrive onsite, you’ll register your RFID wristband with your credit card. At the bar, simply tap to pay. You have the option to receive an electronic receipt to the email account you enter at registration.

Pre-register your card online for quick and easy entry at the event will be sent in your confirmation email with QR Code to use for faster entry into the party.



How does the Coloween costume contest work?

All guests attending Coloween 2023 may be able to enter Denver Halloween costume contests before 11 pm on-site in the auction hall or pre-register here. ARRIVE AT THE PARTY EARLY! 

What is the theme for Coloween 2023?

While we don’t require our guests to follow the theme, our staff and performers will be decked out in Coloween’s 2023 Theme: TBA! Our visuals and decor will also be in the theme to transform your entire experience into a Denver Halloween event to remember. Jump in if you like, or get creative on your own or with a group of friends and create your own Halloween costume theme. Check out our Coloween 2023 costume ideas blog if you want some Halloween costume inspiration.

Who and What is the entertainment?

One of the most common questions…Coloween will feature theatrical entertainment and Halloween-themed decor throughout 50,000 sq/ft of Denver Halloween fun. Coloween 2023 will feature a massive festival-inspired main stage with headline DJs creating an unrivaled dance party experience in multiple locations throughout the venue. Featured entertainment will be updated each year as we approach the day of the event on our DJ lineup page and our Experience page here

What is the demographic for this party?

Coloween is a 21+ only event, and typically sees an age demographic of 24-38, although all ages over 21 are welcome! Coloween offers a great mix of club-style DJs playing multiple genres, including hip-hop, EDM, top 40, remixes, and classics.

See the photos from last year to get an idea of who attends these events.

Are there any restrictions on costumes?

Yes, toy or replica weapons (guns, knives, swords, etc.) are strictly prohibited and will be confiscated at the door. If your costume has these types of objects attached to it and you cannot remove them, you will be asked to leave the event.

Other Prohibited items

  • Large bags (14x6x14 or larger or bags with more than 2 zippers)
  • Outside food and beverage
  • Dangerous costumes and accessories – real knives, items with sharp objects
  • Any object that could be considered a projectile
  • Fake guns OR plastic weapons
  • Professional cameras or cameras with detachable lens
  • Weapons
  • Totems or large poles (including flag-poles)
  • Laser pointers
  • Aerosol or pressurized cans
  • Air horns or other noise
  • Glass bottles
  • Whistles
  • Fireworks
Do I have to wear a costume?

Costumes are HIGHLY Recommended. If you show up in no costume, consider that you will have no fun and are a threat to everyone elses good time. Don’t be that guy.

What is the parking situation?

Denver Stockyards does have public parking lot onsite that is $20 charged by the City of Denver. Plenty of parking spaces will be available as it’s a very big lot. However, please, no drinking and driving! We highly encourage using ride shares such as Uber, Lyft, or a designated driver if you plan to consume alcohol. There is a ride share drop off/ pick up onsite!

Looks great, how much are the tickets?

Prices will increase as the date gets closer, so don’t wait, buy your tickets now and get the best price! Contact us if you have a group of 10 or more for a discount.

Is there handicap accessibility?

This year’s facility is completely handicapped accessible. It has a state of the art elevator as well. There is handicap parking in the front designated first come first serve.

Does Coloween offer refunds? Can I resell my ticket?

We know life happens and sometimes you can’t make the event, however Coloween does not offer refunds for ticket purchases for any reason. You can sell your ticket to a friend, on a marketplace, or use our Sell Ticket feature by doing the following:

  • Log into
  • Top right hand corner you will see a button that says “My Tickets”
  • Click on your Coloween Denver Halloween Party ticket
  • They will then see the option to “Sell Ticket” or “Sell Order”
    • Either will work if it’s only one ticket in the order, if there are multiple and you click on Sell Order, it’s going to put all tickets in the order for sale.
  • It will then ask if you want to sell to someone you know or if you want to put the ticket on the waitlist.
  • You will follow the prompts from there depending on which option you’ve chosen.
Do I need my ID?

YES, ​you MUST bring your valid ID to enter the event. Valid driver’s licenses, passports, military IDs, and other government-issued picture IDs are accepted. This event is 21+ and serves alcohol.

Is there a coat check?

YES, ​coat check will be $10 includes tip and available at the venue. Although we encourage you to not use coat check if you don’t absolutely need it. Because of the size of the event, it’s very hard to manage coat check for thousands of people.

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