Every Halloween Sheridan hosts a myriad of events for revelers of all stripes and species. Want to put your monster mash-ing or pumpkin carving skills to the test? We got you. Fan of haunted houses and murder mysteries? Pick from 3. Love Halloween but have to get your morning run in first? Do it in costume. A fright for every fancy is on offer this Halloween season in Sheridan.
Tricks, Treats, and Everything in Between
HUB International Insurance hosts a drive-thru trick-or-treat option at their location on Coffeen Ave. With the streets overrun by ghosts, goblins and ghouls of every shape and size, a drive-thru trick-or-treat may be the most prudent choice for the fearful. HUB will be passing out candy to cars on Halloween Day, from 3:30-5:30PM.
Trunk or Treat
Halloween for All: even your car. At Fremont Motor, on Halloween, kids are encouraged to trick-or-treat from the trunks of local rides and engage in games. Call in advance to get your own car in on the action, costume or not. The event runs from 4:30-6:00PM on Halloween, Oct. 31st.
Veterans’ Monster Mash
The Sheridan VA Volunteer Program provides a safe and fun-filled environment for trick-or-treaters at their 4th Annual Monster Mash, held at the VA Medical Center on Halloween night, October 31st, 6-7PM. A great way for kids to both get candy and to give back by bringing Halloween spirit to servicemen and women of the VA. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Black Tooth’s Halloween Party and Costume Contest
Black Tooth Brewery kicks off the Halloween festivities with a party and costume contest on Friday, Oct 25th. Wear your costume, enjoy a pint of boo-ze and boo-gie to live music from the Nate Champion Band. Festivities begin at 7:30pm.
Luminous Brewhouse Halloween Dance Party
Luminous Brewhouse hosts its own Halloween-themed dance party on Nov 1st . For one night only, the brewhouse will become Luminous Boogie-house for a Halloween Dance Party. Come costumed for your chance to win cash, beer and gift card prizes. Doors open at 7:30pm with costume judging beginning at 8pm. Come Boo-gie and monster mash the night away with DJ Brady.
Tasting Library Murder Mystery Party
The Tasting Library cordially invites you to sip on wine while solving the most mysterious of murders. Sign up for your character and reserve your spot at the Ravenwood Masquerade Murder, on October 26th at 6pm. Come for the murder, stay for the vino: The Tasting Library boasts more than 100 wines available for sale, and 60 bottles on tap.
Pumpkin Carving Competition
Koltiskta Distillery is hosting a free pumpkin carving competition on Saturday, Oct 26th. BYOT (Bring your own tools) and Koltiska will supply the pumpkins. Prizes awarded for the funniest, scariest and most unique pumpkin. Come carve your pumpkin masterpiece anytime between 12pm – 5pm.
HAUNTED HOUSE HUNTING:
JCSCS PASS Haunted Extravaganza
Chills and thrills await at the JCSCS PASS Haunted Extravaganza. There will be a tactile display and crafts for kids, a Haunted House, photo booth, raffle, bake sale, fortune telling, giveaways, and hot drinks. Cost is $5 per person or $20 for a family up to 6. Held at the Exhibit Hall at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Oct 30 (6:30pm – 9pm) and Oct 31 (6pm-10pm).
Verdello’s Murder Mystery Dinner (SOLD OUT)
Verdello Cooking School is hosting a horror-infused whodunnit dinner on Halloween night, Oct 31st from 5:30-8:30PM. Come in costume and witness some savagery, solve a murder mystery and chomp down on Halloween-themed haute-cuisine prepared by Chef Lindsey.
Kalif Shrines’ Tunnel of Terror
The Kalif Klowns’ annual haunted house, The Tunnel of Terror, runs Oct 24-26, starting at 6PM.
A special family rate of $20 is offered, convenient for those who believe in strength in numbers and whose preferred haunted-house-formation is a huddle. Overall, a great few nights for coulrophobia (the irrational fear of clowns).
Escapade Escape Room
If you’re into escape tactics but prefer puzzles to the zombie apocalypse, take the family to Escapade, Sheridan’s premier escape-room experience. Because it’s Halloween, and sometimes there’s nothing scarier than being locked in a room full of family members.
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Morning Mayhem Halloween Run
Sprint, saunter or streak (don’t really) your way into Halloween weekend on October 27 at the Morning Mayhem Halloween 5K Run. An accompanying 1-mile “Spooky Sprint” will be held for kids in the same location. Costumes are highly encouraged; prizes will be awarded for the best costumes amongst guys, girls and little ghouls of both genders. Show up to the Sheridan Recreation District Office by 8:30AM on the 27th to register.
Brinton Museum: Things that Go Bump in the Night
Grade-school Ghosts and Goblins (ages 12 and under) will have their grisly work cut out for them at the Brinton’s Annual Halloween Extravaganza on October 26th, from 2-4PM. Participants will receive a Trick-or-Treat bag and be sent on an all-things-Halloween tour of the Brinton grounds replete with prizes and scary stories. Free admission for participants and their parents.
Downtown Halloween Parade
The Sheridan Jaycees are hosting their annual Downtown Halloween Parade on October 26th. The costume contest and parade start at 10:00am at the WYO Theater, followed by trick-or-treating at downtown businesses from 10:30am on; bring your costumed kiddos downtown and get a head start on filling those pillowcases.
WYO Theater: Frankenstein
Spend your Halloween Eve with Victor Frankenstein and his creation at the WYO Theater. This National Theatre Live showing of the thrilling and classic tale of Frankenstein begins at 6:30pm on Oct 30th. For tickets, visit the wyotheater.com
Halloween at the Museum
The Sheridan County Museum gets their spook on this Saturday, Oct 26. Bring the entire family in costume for free admission, a spooktacular scavenger hunt and candy. Event is from 1pm-3pm.
Salvatore Brown, Jeffrey Shanor, Megan Ahrens | Sheridan Travel & Tourism