Halloween is creeping up on the Mile High, which means your spooky festivities should start a week early in the Denver food scene. As part of your pre-hallo-week, participate in activities like a voter registration happy hour, Crawl-O-Ween, a zombie Gatsby ball and plenty more. Read on for a detailed list of events happening this week.
Monday, October 24
Patxi Pizza Fundraiser
When: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Where: Patxi’s Uptown, 1598 E 17th Ave.
The Lowdown: Eat pizza, drink beer and enjoy the Broncos game in support of BikeDenver at this all-day event. 10 percent of sales will benefit this non-profit in working towards more bike lanes and safer streets. Delivery and to-go orders will also benefit the cause. Lunch specials will be available from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Happy hour will be from 3–6 p.m. and our beloved Broncos play at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25
Chocolate and Wine Pairing Class
When: 7–8:15 p.m.
Where: The Chocolate Therapist, 2560 W Main St, Littleton
The Lowdown: Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Chocolate Therapist. Guests will learn not only the health benefits of chocolate, but also how to correctly pair chocolate and wine by studying the different flavor profiles and how they complement each other. Four wines and 10 types of chocolate will be available. Call 303-795-7913 for questions and more information.
Wednesday, October 26
Register to Vote Happy Hour
When: 4–6:30 p.m.
Where: The Way Back, 4132 W. 38th Ave.
The Lowdown: Election Day is upon us which means plenty of booze and ensuring that you’ve registered. Join Chad Michael George, Kade Gianinetti and Jared Schwartz from the Way Back in their “Vote For Climate and Voter Registration Happy Hour.” The Way Back is partnering with New Belgium Brewery and Protect our Winters (POW) in support of last-minute voter registration along with raising money for climate change efforts. Any guest that registers to vote at the event will receive a free New Belgium beer. Food and drink happy hour specials will be available during the party. For more information about POW, visit their website.
When: 6–8 p.m.
Where: EDGE Restaurant & Bar, 1111 14th St.
Cost: $8 Signature Cocktails
The Lowdown: It’s a girl’s night out at EDGE. Join hosts, Amy Kearney, Sarah McHugh and Jessica Cates for a night of drinks and networking with the business women of Denver. Beverages include a cucumber collins and the standard rose cocktail made with Russian Standard Vodka.
Thursday, October 27
Beetlejuice Movie Night
When: 8–10 p.m.
Where: Denver Deep Dish LoHi, 1200 W. 38th Ave.
The Lowdown: Things are getting spooky at Denver Deep Dish. Get in the Halloween spirit as they screen the classic movie, Beetlejuice. Enjoy appetizers, pizza, sandwiches as well as beer and wine. Take a peek at their menu here.
Ghosts by Lantern Light
When: By Reservation, 5–10 p.m.
Where: Beatrice & Woodsley, 38 S. Broadway
The Lowdown: Enjoy a four-course meal from Beatrice & Woodsley featuring menu items like grilled blood clams with braised oxtail, pumpkin soup, braised lamb shank with roasted squash, macerated pears and more. For an additional charge, pair wines with each course. Seating is limited, so be sure to call 303-777-3505 to reserve your spot.
Friday, October 28
When: 8–2 a.m.
Where: Tilted Kilt Brewery, 1201 16th St, LoDo; Li’l Devi’s Lounge, 255 S. Broadway, SoBo
Cost: Early Bird Ticket $15; Group Rate $10
The Lowdown: Come dressed in your best costume and get ready for some Halloween bar-hopping at this year’s Crawl-O-Ween. Take on the streets of Denver in either LoDo or SoBo as you hit places like The Refinery, The Retro Room, Sidecar Lounge Denver and more. Ticket purchases include $5 gift cards, $3, $4 and $5 drink specials as well as photo hunt and a costume contest. Use #MyDrinkOn along with a photo of your costume before and during the event on social media platforms for a chance to win $500. If you have a large group, enter the information here to get paid to party and receive free tickets. Purchase tickets here.
Saturday, October 29
Halloween at Avanti
When: 11 a.m.–1 a.m.
Where: Avanti Food & Beverage, 3200 Pecos St.
The Lowdown: Celebrate Halloween early with all-day drink happy hour and a party at the Wolf Bar featuring all-day Dogfish Head specials and Avanti’s fall apple whisky sour. In addition to dishes from seven restaurant concepts, enjoy a Halloween photo booth and trick-or-treating for the kids from 3–7 p.m.
Halloween Zombie Party
When: 9 p.m.–midnight
Where: Baur’s Restaurant & Listening Lounge, 1512 Curtis St.
Cost: $5 and $6 drink specials
The Lowdown: Come dressed in your best zombie costume and listen to free live music from Pete Pidgeon and Arcoda, while enjoying $5 Dixie Blackened Voodoo Lager and $6 Shipyard Pumpkin Head. The costume contest will take place at 11 p.m. The winner will receive a $100 bar tab at Baur’s. A $50 tab will go to the runner-up and the third place winner will receive a $25 tab. For more information about the event, visit Baur’s website.
Zombie Gatsby Ball
When: 7–11 p.m.
Where: Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club, 1330 27th St.
Cost: $15 General Admission, $60 VIP Get Tickets Here.
The Lowdown: Enjoy a Halloween evening dressed as zombie flappers and dandies with drinks and live music by Gypsy Swing Revue and the Dan Schwindt Trio. VIP Tickets include reserved seating, a welcome cocktail along with a four-course tasting featuring delicious cocktails and punches.
Sunday, October 30
Halloween Costume Brunch
When: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Where: Lou’s Food Bar, 1851 W. 38th Ave.
The Lowdown: Start Halloween a day early by enjoying brunch at Lou’s Food Bar. Come dressed in your favorite costume and sip on specialty Halloween cocktails. Guests who arrive in costume will receive a complimentary order of beignets and the best dressed guest will win happy hour for up to 10 people. Lou’s brunch menu includes dishes like a customizable eggs benedicts, omelets, waffles and pancakes as well as fried chicken and sandwiches.
Corpse Reviver’s Brunch
When: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: beast + bottle, 719 E. 17th Ave.
The Lowdown: Enjoy a Halloween themed brunch with beast + bottle featuring Zom-beast cocktails to cure your pre-Halloween hangover. Treat yourself to brunch fare such as french omelets, eggs benedict, pork shoulder tostadas and much more. Accompany your meal with sides like bacon, sausage and toast with marmalade. Take a look at their brunch menu here.
Mark Your Calendars…
Strange Cheese & Beer Tasting
When: Tuesday, November 1 6–8:30 p.m.
Where: Strange Craft Beer Company 1330 Zuni St.
Cost: $25 Get Tickets Here.
Denver International Wine Festival
When: Thursday, November 3, 6 p.m.; Friday, November 4, 9 p.m.
Where: Denver International Airport, 8300 Pena Blvd.
Cost: Starts at $95 Get Tickets Here.
Denver Bacon & Beer
When: Saturday November 5, 2–5:30 p.m.
Where: Glitter Dome Event Center 3600 Wynkoop St.
Cost: $50 Get Tickets Here.