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UNC Halloween-Related Events

It's that spooky time of the year where costumes are worn, tricks and treats are abundant and, most importantly, a variety of fun events are thrown. This year, numerous Halloween-related events on and off UNC...

It's that spooky time of the year where costumes are worn, tricks and treats are abundant and, most importantly, a variety of fun events are thrown. This year, numerous Halloween-related events on and off UNC are being held including horror movies, fun fundraisers, dog costume contests and more.

  1. Sigma Tau Delta's A Little Night Music, 6 p.m., Oct. 25
    Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society, and UNC's literary magazine, The Crucible, are throwing a Halloween and fundraising event. Free admission and pizza,  all are welcomed and costumes are encouraged. Raffle tickets, decorate-a-cookie, fun-themed drinks and other items/activities will be available to purchase. Funds raised will go towards the English honor society and The Crucible.

  2. Haunted Harrison, 7 p.m., Oct. 25-26
    Join Harrison Hall for the annual Haunted Harrison where they'll be a kid-friendly tour for all ages with lots of jumps and spookiness (entry is $1 or one canned good per person).

  3. FETCHLAB Howl-o-Ween, 3 p.m., Oct. 26
    FETCHLAB is having its second Howl-o-Ween festival where students and the public can bring their dogs to compete, show off their tricks and other fun events.

    Prizes will be given for each event including best Halloween costume, so bring your dog in costume, and, if you don't have a dog, come anyway and join the fun. All proceeds will go to the FETCHLAB program that completes hearing evaluations on dogs and horses.

  4. Physics & Foam: The Moon, Zombie Cats and Other Spooky Physics, 2 p.m., Oct. 27
    UNC's Physics and Astronomy Department gets into the Halloween spirit with some fun and spine tingling science at Loveland Aleworks.

  5. Día de los Muertos, 5 p.m., Oct. 30
    Join the Mexican-American Studies Program and sponsors for Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, for an evening filled with learning, fun and food at the UC Panorama Room.

  6. Trick-or-Treat with the Bears, 6 p.m., Oct. 30
    Join Bears student-athletes for a fun trick-or-treat event starting at 6 p.m. in Bank of Colorado Arena. There will be Halloween-themed games and lots of candy, and all youth 12 years old and under who wear a costume are eligible to receive a free ticket at the UNC Ticket Office the night of the 7 p.m. game against Colorado Christian.

    Tickets for the UNC Men Basketball game are required by all parties to participate in Trick-or-Treat with the Bears. Costumes are encouraged; no masks or props.

  7. Young Life Halloween Party, 8:08 p.m., Oct. 30
    A great time to spend with all your friends getting to know others, playing fun games and eating food. Invite all your friends to this event in the UC's Longs Peak Ballroom.

  8. Trunk or Treat, 6 p.m., Oct 31
    The National Residence Hall Honorary will host Trunk or Treat, a safe trick-or-treating alternative where campus community members will have their vehicles decorated and offer treats, games or both. Free and open to all.

  9. Annual Spooktacular Employee Celebration and Costume Contest, 7 a.m., Oct. 31

    Hosted by CSC and PASC, this year's Spooktacular celebration will include refreshments, door prizes and costume contests. Bear Pantry donations will also be collected and each item donated will earn you an extra ticket in the door prize drawing.

  10. Trick or Treating at the UC, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 31
    On Halloween, trick-or-treating will be available from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the University Center. Bring the family and check out all the decorations in the offices and shops as they celebrate Halloween by handing out treats.

  11. Halloween at the Rec, 4 p.m., Oct. 31
    The Campus Rec Center will host a number of activities on Halloween starting at 4 p.m. with activities and prizes. Come join Costume Climbing, Crate Stacking, Glow Flow Yoga, Zombie Zumba and Apple Bobbing.

  12. Free Film Screening: "Hereditary," 7 p.m., Oct. 31
    The International Film Series at UNC brings you the 2018 American supernatural horror film "Hereditary," written and directed by Ari Aster. Come and enjoy a night of UNC’s best free Wednesday and Thursday night entertainment.

  13. CPE's Halloween Bingo, 8:30 p.m., Oct. 31
    Bingo, costume contest and fall-themed prizes: The residence hall that brings the most participants wins a donut and cider party sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion.

  14. Día de los Muertos, 12:30 p.m., Nov. 1, & 4:30 p.m., Nov. 2
    Join the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center and Operation Cheesecake on Nov. 1 at Garden Theater for contributions to the community altars, and Nov. 2 at Garden Theater for a carnival, display of altars and more. 

  15. Greeley Día de los Muertos: "Life's Journey Never Ends," 9 a.m., Nov. 3
    The second annual Greeley Día de Los Muertos returns. This event recognizes the historical, intellectual, cultural and demographic significance of the Latinx population.

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