Published: Oct. 20, 2022

CU on Friday: Halloween Treat

Oct. 21 4–6 p.m. UMC, The Connection 
CU on Friday is about bringing the CU community together. Decorate cookies, enjoy pumpkin bread and hot chocolate, and play a half-priced game of bowling or billiards during the event.


Oct. 21  5 p.m.  UMC south terrace
The Center for Student Involvement invites you to join in on some Halloween fun. Paint a pumpkin and enjoy a corn maze! 

Themed classes at the Rec

Oct. 21–31  Rec Center
There are several Halloween-themed fitness classes coming up. Buff OneCard and Rec membership needed.

Fall Fiesta

Oct. 21  5:30–11 p.m.  Carlson Gymnasium, dance studio in the basement
When was the last time you let loose? Visit Carlson Gym for a fall fiesta!

DJ Σpsilon at Club 156

Oct. 21  7 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
DJ Σpsilon is playing pop-tech remixes of popular music! Visit Club 156 to listen. 

La Bohème

Oct. 21, 22, 23  Macky Auditorium  $15–$48
La Bohème is one of the most beloved operas of all time. CU Presents takes viewers to the Latin Quarter of Paris for an unforgettable performance. 

Friday Night Film Series: X

Oct. 21  8 p.m.  CHEM 140
Get into the Halloween spirit with a screening of X. The film follows a group of adult actors in rural Texas, 1979. When their elderly hosts catch them creating their film, things take a turn for the worse. 

Folds of Honor and Col Ellison S. Onizuka Squadron Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser

Oct. 22  3–5 p.m.  Scott Carpenter Park
Stop by Scott Carpenter Park and be a part of this fundraiser! Taste as many chili entries as you would like and vote to crown a champ. $5 entry.

Halloween Laser Magic & Scary Moons of the Solar System

Oct. 22, 23, 30  Fiske Planetarium  $8–$12
Enjoy a Halloween-themed show at Fiske Planetarium! Viewers will take a deep dive into the bizzare moons of our solar system. 

Denver Nuggets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

​  Game is Oct. 22  7 p.m.  Ball Arena
Enjoy the Denver Nuggets live! Students can pick up free tickets starting at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 in UMC 330.

Drag King and Queen Bingo

Oct. 22  7 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Test your knowledge with Drag King and Queen Bingo! Winners will receive a special prize. 

Awkward Family Photos at Club 156

Oct. 22–31  1–10 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Visit Club 156 for an opportunity to take an awkward photo! 

Laser Floyd Dark Side of the Rainbow 

Oct. 22, 27, 28  Fiske Planetarium  $8–$12
Visit Fiske Planetarium for a portion of the classic film Wizard of Oz set to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. This exclusive show is only available during Halloweentime! 

Kappa’s Movie Night Under the Stars

Oct. 23  7 p.m.  Farrand Field  $10
Join Kappa Kappa Gamma for a philanthropy event in support of the National Eating Disorder Association. A Halloween film will be played and concessions available. Purchase tickets or donate online. All students are invited to attend.  

GSA Drag Show

Oct. 23  8–10 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Join CU’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance for a wild night of entertainment! Hosted by Denver Drag stars Wild Cherry Quartz and Calder Goodlay, professionals and amateurs alike will thrill you with terrifyingly fabulous performances. 

I Love Mondays: Muffins, scones and tea

Oct. 24  2 p.m.  UMC north dining area
I Love Mondays brings Buffs together! Each Monday, different campus events and organizations are highlighted. 

Continuum of Use: Where do you land?

Oct. 25  11 a.m.  College & Broadway underpass
How do alcohol and drugs impact your life? Health and Wellness Services is providing a safe space to discuss and learn about resources. 

Faculty Tuesdays: Trick or Treat

Oct. 25  7:30 p.m.  Imig Music, Grusin Music Hall
Watch CU Boulder College of Music faculty artists perform with students at Grusin Music Hall. The event will be shown in person and streamed here

Planning Ahead: A safe night out

Oct. 26  2 p.m.  UMC underpass
Have a safe and fun Halloween by planning ahead.  Join Health and Wellness Services to test your knowledge of drink sizes and learn safety strategies. 

Guided Paint Class

Oct. 27  7 p.m.  UMC north dining room
Create a work of art you can be proud of in this guided paint class, perfect for beginners. The Center for Student Involvement is partnering with local studio Tracy’s Traveling Art to guide students through the process. Supplies included. 


Oct. 28  6 p.m.  University Hill, Beach Park
The Hill is having a Halloween event! Visit for a showing of Hocus Pocus, a costume contest, pumpkin carving and free food.

Halloween Glow Games

Oct. 28  6 p.m.  UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Glow games are fun for everyone! Check out glow-in-the-dark mini golf, pingpong, foosball, cornhole and shuffleboard. Costumes encouraged!

Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz

Oct. 28  7 p.m.  Ball Arena
Students can pick up free Denver Nuggets tickets starting Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in UMC 330.

Cirque Mechanics

Oct. 28  7:30 p.m.  Macky Auditorium $24–$94
Enjoy an acrobatic tale about the choices humans have made regarding our planet and its resources, all in the name of progress.

Friday Night Film Series: Bodies, Bodies, Bodies

Oct. 28  8 p.m.  CHEM 140
Bodies Bodies Bodies is a new horror comedy about a group of 20-somethings that plan a party that eventually turns deadly. 

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Boulder Theater

Oct. 30  7 p.m.  Boulder Theater
Enjoy the beloved Rocky Horror Picture Show with a large cult following for students 21 and older. Students can pick up free tickets starting at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 in UMC 330.

RHA Haunted Halls

Oct. 30  8 p.m.  Village Center
Get scared and help a cause! Bring a canned food item as a donation to Buff Pantry, and enjoy a haunted Homecoming experiences.

I Love Mondays: Halloween trick-or-treats

Oct. 31  2 p.m.  UMC north dining area
I Love Mondays brings Buffs together! Each Monday, different campus events and organizations are highlighted. Enjoy a Halloween-themed event. 

Kreepy Kitt Bash

Oct. 31  8 p.m.  Kittredge Central, multipurpose room
It is Halloween! Visit Kitteredge for karaoke, board games, crafts, a cake walk, food and a costume contest.