Upcoming Denver Area Family Events

  1. Pedalheads Bike Camps @ Berkley

    October 3 @ 4:00 pm - November 7 @ 5:30 pm
  2. Pedalheads Bike Camps @ Cherry Hills Village

    October 4 @ 4:00 pm - November 1 @ 5:30 pm

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Denver Area Haunted House Guide for all ages

Haunted Field of Screams and Maize in the City – Thornton 10451 McKay Road, Thornton, CO 80233 Haunted Field of Screams - Ticket prices vary but start at $49 for the 3 attractions, more for instant access Denver Parent enjoyed visit for our 2nd year in a row and this time we brought teens along! The experience proved to be terrifying and exciting and didn’t disappoint. Make sure you watch for the muddy fields and the attractions do utilize strobe lights if you have a sensitivity. Fear stalks the night at the Haunted Field of Screams this season. Family owned and with more than 30 acres of haunted cornfield, fear stalks the night at the Haunted Field of Screams, Colorado’s largest haunted attraction. With the moonlight as your only guide, follow the trail lined by daunting 16-foot-tall cornstalks containing pure terror at every turn. With the moon and wit as your only guides, escape the impenetrable Dead Man’s Night Maze - the … [Read More...]

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