Top 16 Denver Halloween parties for people who'd rather eat
If you're looking for something to do this Halloween weekend but enjoy good food over dipping a ladle into a bowl of spiked punch with eyeballs floating in it, these parties may be just right for you. (Don't see your Halloween food event listed here? Hype your party in the comments section!)
Visit Firenze a Tavola, 4401 Tennyson Street, for the Halloween Community Table, a mobster-themed dinner (four courses served family style) with traditional East Coast Italian-American cuisine. Admission is $28; dinner starts at 7 p.m. Call 303-561-0234 or visit www.firenzeatavoladenver.com.
Mirage, 2648 South Parker Road in Aurora, hosts a Halloween Bash with live music, costume contests, drink specials and more, starting at 7 p.m. Call 303-750-4920.
Avery Tap Room, 5757 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder, presents Demonic Halloween Celebrations, with costume contests on Friday and Saturday, plus live music, special brews on tap and much more. Admission is free; call 303-440-4324 or visit www.averybrewing.com.
The Colfax Arts District presents Boo and Brew; adults and kids (during the day) can wear costumes and enjoy trick-or-treating. It's free, but bring a non-perishable food item with you. Festivities run from 1 to 4 p.m. for kids and start again at 9 p.m. for adults.
Gaetano's, 3760 Tejon Street, presents a mobster-themed Halloween party featuring live music by Darek Evilsisor, prizes, drink specials and more starting at 8 p.m. Call 303-433-3172 or visit www.gaetanositalian.com.
The Lower Highland neighborhood is the site of a Halloween Stroll & Keep It Local Neighborhood Party, featuring live music, a costume contest, food and drink specials and more, running from 6 p.m. to midnight. Get information at www.loladenver.com.