Halloween doings in Summit County | VailDaily.com

Halloween doings in Summit County

Kimberly NicolettiSummit County, CO Colorado
Summit Daily file photoThere's plenty going on in Summit County this Halloween weekend.

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colorado -Halloween is fast approaching, and the county is offering a howlin’ good time. Whether you’re an adult going out on the town or a parent looking to entertain the kids, here’s a list to get you headed in the right direction. Details for more events can be found later in the week in the Summit Daily, so make sure you look through the ads to thoroughly plan your night.

Park Avenue Pub: Doors open at 5 p.m., DC starts DJing at 9 p.m. $250 cash prize for best Halloween costume. Runner up and other prizes will also be awarded.Le Petit Paris will award first, second and third prize to winners of its costume contest.Napper Tandy’s is having a DJ and costume contest Saturday night.Dance the night away with DJ Crisp at The Gold Pan Saloon. The costume contest starts at 9 p.m.DJ Sheboygun will be at Jake’s Dive Bar from 9:30 p.m. Jake’s will have prizes for the best costumes, with plenty of giveaways and drink specials.Burke & Riley’s Irish Pub will be filled with vampires Friday night and ’80s icons Saturday. No contests, just a party.Alma’s Only Bistro is kickin’ it up with Strive Roots from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. A costume contest sometime in the later evening, will take place, with cash prizes of $200 to $50. Cover of $10 includes free pizza and door prizes every hour.

Upstairs at Johnny G’s hosts its ’09 Halloween Bash with fresh and old school hip-hop with DJ Baker, starting at 9 p.m. At midnight, compete for a Copper Mountain season pass, $100 cash or $100 bar tab at midnight.

Dillon Dam Brewery is starting Halloween early, with a 5:30 p.m. costume contest, followed by door prizes and a ghoulish good time.

Dewey Paul Band plays at the Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday.The Snake River Saloon holds its annual costume contest at 11 p.m. Best female costume wins an A-Basin pass, and best guy costume wins a PBR longboard. Money Shot will perform.

Frisco invites all ghouls, goblins, witches and princesses to join the town for a night of safe tricks and treats this Halloween, on Main Street from Madison to 7th Avenue. In addition to candy galore, Frisco is teaming up with Mountain Mentors and Activities Run by Youth to bring the county’s only Haunted House.Frisco’s Haunted House (recommended for ages 7 and up) comes alive from 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Recreation Building at 110 3rd Avenue. Cost for students is $5 and for adults, $7. Proceeds benefit A.R.B.Y. and Mountain Mentors. Call (970) 668-5547 for more information.Saturday, trick-or-treaters can help themselves to all the sweets they can handle at businesses up and down Main Street and in the Frisco Historic Park. For little feet needing a rest, cartoons will play in the Historic Park Log Chapel. Look for the bright orange jack-o-lanterns hanging outside Main Street businesses that have candy to dole out from 6-8 p.m., Saturday. (Reminder to drivers – Main Street will be closed to all vehicles between Seventh and Madison Avenues from 5:30-8:30 p.m.)Several local elementary schools will also host Halloween carnivals:Summit Cove Elementary: Friday, 5:30-8 p.m. – food, games and silent auctionDillon Valley Elementary: Saturday, 1-4 p.m. – carnival and silent auctionUpper Blue Elementary: Friday, 4:30-8 p.m. at the Breck Rec Center

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