Denver has some culture filled events prepped for the week. Start it off by getting artsy at Día De Los Muertos and end it by celebrating fall at the Highlands Harvest Festival. Whatever you end up doing, make sure to take a look at this roundup of events in Denver.

Monday, October 22

Día De Los Muertos

Photo Courtesy of Mexican Cultural Center on Facebook

When: October 22 – November 2

Where: Mexican Cultural Center Gallery, 5350 Leetsdale Dr. Ste 200W, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Mexican Cultural Center Gallery presents a Día De Los Muertos exhibition. The exhibition features altars created by Manuel Cordero and the Mexican Cultural Center to celebrate the upcoming Mexican holiday, Día De Los Muertos. The holiday,—  also known as the Day of the Dead — celebrates family that has passed with altars of remembrance.

Never Town

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When: October 22, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Patagonia, 1431 15th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Patagonia hosts a screening of Never Town. The event features a chance to view Never Town — a film dedicated to shedding light on Australia’s remote southern coastlines and conservation efforts being made by the surfing communities in the surrounding areas to keep the coastlines and water safe and clean.

Pumpkin Nights Denver

Photo by Heather Fairchild

When: October 22 – November 4, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. 

Where: Adams County Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton

Cost: $14 – $20 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Experience a magical night of pumpkin wonders during Pumpkin Nights. The event features an interactive experience with eight themed lands to travel through that hold more than 3,000 pumpkins — all hand-carved by a team of artists.

READ: A Huge Halloween Festival is Coming to Denver with 3000 Hand-Carved Pumpkins

In Bed By Ten

Photo by Cori Anderson

When: October 22, 6 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Understudy Gallery, 890 C 14th St., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Understudy Gallery teams up with Secret Love Collective to present In Bed By Ten. The event features a two-hour dance party to get our your Monday blues. You can jam out to beats from DJ L.A. Zwicky and DJ Genevieve while embracing your inner freak. You can also write love notes, sip on seltzers and explore the queer art community.

READ: Halloween and Valentine’s Day Collide at New Immersive Art Installation in Downtown Denver

Tuesday, October 23

Spooky Story Hour

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When: October 23, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Mutiny Information Cafe, 2 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Mutiny Information Cafe presents a Spooky Story Hour. The event features a live reading of scary stories from Christie Buchele, Amanda E.K., Lonnie M.F Allen, Josiah Hesse and Addison Herron-Wheeler from Suspect Press. You can also take a look at the fall issue of Suspect Press while you listen.

MOTO 10 Premiere

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When: October 23, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: The Oriental Theater, 4335 W 44th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Oriental Theater hosts the MOTO 10 Premiere. The event features a screening of the new MOTO 10 film. The film follows motocross riders as they whip up a storm on the courses. You can have the chance to meet different athletes, snag prizes and more.

Glow at the Gardens

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When: October 23 – 25

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: $18 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens presents Glow at the Gardens. The event features a night of more than 100 hand-carved pumpkins, pumpkin sculptures and more. You can also listen to spooky stories, watch a magic show, sip on seasonal drinks and watch performers.

Wednesday, October 24

Logan Lecture

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Denver Art Museum. Photo by Danielle Webster

When: October 24, 6 – 7 p.m. 

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Art Museum presents a Logan Lecture. The event features a lecture from Shimabuku, a Japanese artist that dives deeper into the displacement of snow monkeys through his film which asks the question — Do snow monkeys remember snow mountains?  Shimabuku will speak about his process of creating the video during the panel.

Pumpkin Carving Class

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When: October 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver Milk Market, 1800 Wazee St. Ste 100, Denver 

Cost: $50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Milk Market presents a Pumpkin Carving Class. The event features a class guided by master carver Barry Brown. The ticket price includes a pumpkin, all of the tools needed to carve it, a pattern and a complimentary glass of wine to sip on while you work.

Lines of Sight

Photo Courtesy of CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures on Facebook

When: October 24, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Ironworks, 25 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: Free RSVP here

The Lowdown: Ironworks presents Lines of Sight. The event features a night of virtual reality, food, drinks and more. You can experience a guided virtual reality helicopter tour of a winter wonderland, viewing caribou, glaciers and ski runs down mountain peaks from CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures.

Thursday, October 25

Women’s Adventure Film Tour

When: October 25, 7 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Landmark’s Mayan Theatre, 110 Broadway, Denver 

Cost: $12 – $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Landmark’s Mayan Theatre partners with She Went Wild to present the Women’s Adventure Film Tour. The event features screenings of nine short films all dedicated to women achieving amazing feats such as mountaineering, traveling and more. The event benefits Changin Tides Foundation.

Street Art Ink Runway Show

McNichols event center. Photo by Brittany Werges

When: October 25, 6:30 – 11 p.m. 

Where: McNichols Building, 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $10 – $45 get tickets here

The Lowdown: McNichols Building hosts a Street Art Ink Runway Show. The show features local models showcasing full and partial body tattoos inspired by photographer Richard Todd. You can speak with local tattoo artists, meet artists Casey Kawaguchi and Sandi Calistro and more.

Double Feature

Photo by Brittni Bell Warshaw

When: October 25, 7 – 11 p.m. 

Where: The Ramble Hotel, 2450 Larimer St., Denver 

Cost: $7.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Ramble Hotel presents a Double Feature. The event features a screening of not one, but two Halloween films to celebrate the season. You can watch Hocus Pocus at 7 p.m. and Ghostbusters at 9 p.m. while sipping on Halloween inspired cocktails from Death & Co.

That’s What She Said

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When: October 25, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: Buntport Theater presents That’s What She Said. The event features the That’s What She Said Project, a collection of stories from women of all ages and backgrounds spoken from the mouths of men. The proceeds from the event will benefit the That’s What She Said Project and the Women of Auraria Scholarship.

Denver Premiere of Ode to Muir

When: October 25, 6 – 11 p.m. 

Where: The Oriental Theater, 4335 W 44th Ave., Denver 

Cost: $15 get tickets here

The Lowdown: The Oriental Theater hosts the Denver Premiere of Ode to Muir. The event features a screening of the film that follows the journey of Jeremy Jones, a professional snowboarder and founder of Protect Our Winters and Olympian Elena Hight as they take on the John Muir Wilderness to camp, climb and snowboard.

Hollywood Favorite

When: October 25 – 27

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $9.95 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Denver Museum of Nature & Science presents a Hollywood Favorite. The event features a screening of Jurassic World. The film takes a new look at a resort that showcases genetically engineered dinosaurs to the public. The resort falls into disarray as a creature escapes from the enclosure.

Defy Your Demons

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When: October 25, 7 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Lighthouse Writers Workshop, 1515 Race St., Denver 

Cost: $20 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Lighthouse Writers Workshop teams up with Atlas Obscura to present Defy Your Demons. The event features a meeting with six horror authors including Stephen Graham Jones, DeAnna Knippling and Thomas C. Mavroudis. You can hear the authors speak about their demons and how those demons inspired their writing.

Friday, October 26

Halloween Dueling Pianos and Costume Party

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When: October 26, 6 p.m. 

Where: ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market St., Denver

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: ViewHouse Ballpark hosts Halloween Dueling Pianos and Costume Party. The event features a costume contest, dueling pianos filling the air with music and more. You can dance all night long, sip on cold spooky brews and win prizes for the best costume.

First Descents ’80s Party

Photo Courtesy of Mile High Station on Facebook

When: October 26, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. 

Where: Mile High Station, 2027 W Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $50 tickets available here

The Lowdown: Mile High Station hosts a First Descents ’80s Party. The event features a celebration of skiing, with an ’80s twist. You can dance all night in ski gear to music from That Eighties Band, sip on brews from Oskar Blues Brewery, have slices from Denver Pizza Company and have a chance to win prizes.

Meydan Film Series

Photo Courtesy of University of Denver Center for Middle East Studies‎ on Facebook

When: October 26, 7:30 – 10 p.m. 

Where: 2306 E Evan Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free register here

The Lowdown: The University of Denver presents the Meydan Film Series. The series features a look at Middle Eastern films, with a screening of Yol/The Road. The film follows the journey of five convicts in the Turkish prison system who are given the chance to visit their families and friends for a week.

Untitled

Detour

Photo courtesy of Thomas Evans.

When: October 26, 6 – 10 p.m. 

Where: Untitled at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver 

Cost: Free with $10 general admission

The Lowdown: Denver Art Museum presents Untitled. The event features a takeover from Thomas “Detour” Evans, a former Denver Art Museum creative-in-residence. You can experience an interactive art installation of Evans’ murals that double as musical instruments.

Scream Screen

Image courtesy of the Sie FilmCenter on Facebook.

When: October 26, 9:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: $11.50 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Sie FilmCenter presents Scream Screen. The event features a series of horror film screenings. This week you can view a screening of Killer Klowns From Outer Space. The film presents a story about a small town that has been invaded by aliens that resemble clowns.

Ghosts in the Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens‎ on Facebook

When: October 26 – 28

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver 

Cost: $31 register here

The Lowdown: Denver Botanic Gardens hosts Ghosts in the Gardens. The event features a tour around the gardens at night with stories recounting the haunted history of the gardens, supernatural experiences that the staff has encountered and more. You can even take a look inside the Waring House Mansion.

Saturday, October 27

The Witches Ball

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When: October 27, 6 – 11:59 p.m. 

Where: Highlands Masonic Temple and Event Center, 3550 Federal Blvd., Denver 

Cost: $25 get tickets here

The Lowdown: Get witchy at The Witches Ball. The event features live music from bands, dancing, a costume contest and more. You can participate in a midnight Samhain ritual, dine on a seasonal dinner menu, imbibe on beverages and have psychic readings.

Adult Trick-or-Treating

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When: October 27,  12 – 5:30 p.m. 

Where: Denver’s Antique Row,  1100 S – 1800 S Broadway, Denver

Cost: Free and open to the public

The Low Down: Why let kids have all of the fun? Denver’s Antique Row host Adult Trick-or-Treating. The event features a day to trick-or-treat among different businesses. Each participating location will have an orange pumpkin within the store window to show availability. Make sure to dress up in your best Halloween costume to have some seasonal fun.

REAL LIFE: An Installation

Photo Courtesy of Phuong Thao Vuong‎ on Facebook

When: October 27, 7:30 – 9 p.m. 

Where: Counterpath, 7935 E 14th Ave., Denver

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Counterpath presents REAL LIFE: An Installation. The event features an art installation created with mixed media to create a live performance with physical objects and audio from forty different artists. Each artist presents a response from a hypothetical installation created by Julie Carr.

Boo at the Zoo

Photo courtesy of Denver Zoo on Facebook

When: October 27 – 28

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver 

Cost: $20 at entry

The Lowdown: Denver Zoo hosts Boo at the Zoo. The event features two days of Halloween themed fun within the zoo. You can explore the animals, trick-or-treat, watch demonstrations and look at some amazing Jack-o-lantern sculptures.

Sunday, October 28

Zombie Crawl and Thriller Flash Mob

Photo by Brittany Werges

When: October 28, 2 – 3:20 p.m. 

Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Stanley Marketplace hosts a Zombie Crawl and Thriller Flash Mob. The event features a flash mob within The Hangar at Stanley along with a zombie crawl to explore Stanley Marketplace. Make sure to wear your best zombie gear and prep your thriller moves.

Self Care Sunday

Photo courtesy of True on Facebook

When: October 28, 12 – 3 p.m. 

Where: True, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: True hosts Self Care Sunday. The event features skincare demonstrations from Cat Tatman of Intelligent Elixirs, a personal styling session guided by Shana Colbin Dunn of True and more. You can even have a chair massage and have an intuitive reading from Shoshanna French of Simple Spirit.

 Free Screening

Photo Courtesy of Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency‎ on Facebook

When: October 28, 3 – 5:30 p.m. 

Where: Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E Colfax Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Denver Film Society hosts a Free Screening of Ricardo Baca’s new TEDx Talk. The event features an 11-minute screening of the talk, a happy hour with Grasslands: A Journalism-Minded Agency and more.

Highlands Harvest Festival

Photo Courtesy of Highlands Square on Facebook

When: October 28, 2 – 5 p.m. 

Where: Highlands Square, W 32nd Ave., Denver 

Cost: Free admission

The Lowdown: Highlands Square presents the Highlands Harvest Festival. The festival features a day of live music from Old Fuss and Feathers, shopping, a beer garden and more. You can participate in a costume contest and win prizes during the autumnal celebration.

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Mark Your Calendar

God Save The Queens

When: October 29, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Where: Hi-Dive Denver, 7 S Broadway, Denver 

Cost: Free admission

60 Minutes in Space 

When: October 31, 7 – 8 p.m. 

Where: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 

Cost: Free tickets available here

Denver’s Oldest Dia De Los Muertos

When: November 1, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Where: West 38th Ave and Navajo St., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public

First Friday Art Walk

When: November 2, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Art District on Santa Fe, Santa Fe Dr., Denver 

Cost: Free and open to the public

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