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Beaver Creek hosts Halloweenfest

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Beaver Creek CO, Colorado
Ric Stovall/Special to the DailyVisitors check out the decorated bridge in Beaver Creek during a past Beaver Creek Halloweenfest. This year's events are scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
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BEAVER CREEK, Colorado ” Beaver Creek’s Halloweenfest, an annual tradition for ghouls and goblins of all ages, returns to the resort Friday and Saturday.

Friday’s festivities feature the Ultimate Halloween Gala at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa, “A Night in Transylvania” for adult revelers. The event benefits the Eagle County Charter Academy in Edwards.

Saturday’s lineup includes the resort’s traditional Trick-or-Treat Street riddled with “scare stations” and an abundance of candy and non-candy giveaways, as well as a pumpkin carving contest, a costume contest, free outdoor ice skating and free family films.



Halloweeenfest is a free event presented by Beaver Creek Resort, Beaver Creek Children’s Theatre and the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa.

“Halloweenfest has become a local favorite at Beaver Creek,” said Tony O’Rourke, executive director of the Beaver Creek Resort Company. “We’ve focused the day on fun and festivities for kids of all ages ” toddlers to teens; and we’ve seen plenty of smiling parents, too.”



Friday

6:45 p.m.: Ultimate Halloween Gala, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa

This festive event benefits the Eagle County Charter Academy, while providing adults with the opportunity to get into the Halloween spirit by eating, drinking and dancing in Beaver Creek’s version of Transylvania. Information at http://www.ultimatehalloweengala.com.



Saturday

Noon to 8 p.m.: Free Ice Skating, Beaver Creek’s Black Family outdoor ice skating rink

Noon to 8 p.m.: Free Family Halloween Movies, inside Haunted Hall

Noon to 4:30 p.m.: Pumpkin Carving Contest, Beaver Creek pumpkin patch

Artistic adults and kids can report to Beaver Creek’s pumpkin patch for the annual pumpkin carving contest. Registration takes place from noon to 4:30 p.m. Judging will be held from 5 to 5:30 p.m.; awards will follow. Cost is $5 per pumpkin or free for those who bring their own pumpkin.

5 to 8 p.m.: Trick-or-Treat Street, Beaver Creek plaza

Beaver Creek’s free Trick-or-Treat Street features tons of candy and non-candy giveaways via Beaver Creek merchant booths and scare stations located throughout the plaza.

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Costume Contest, Beaver Creek village

Mystery judges will roam the village, searching for the most creative costumes from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Costume contest prizes will be awarded at 7 p.m. Children, adults and groups will be judged in separate categories. No registration necessary.

More information: Visit http://www.beavercreek.com or call 970-845-9090.


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