Published: Oct. 27, 2022

This weekend brings “Hill”oween, Rocky Horror Picture Show, football tailgates, a horror comedy movie, Haunted Halls, a basketball benefit game and more. 

Students dressed up in Halloween costumes for the 2018 Homecoming gameFriday, Oct. 28

Sky Campus Happiness Retreat

 Oct. 28–30  Times vary ​ Virtual
CU Boulder’s Sky Club teaches meditation techniques. Join them for a powerful weekend retreat filled with various skills resulting in calm, clarity and happiness. Fill out the scholarship form, and a Zoom link will be provided.  


 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.

Homecoming: Discount night at Japango

 7–11 p.m.  Japango
Celebrate Homecoming with discounted drinks and rolls at Japango! 

Friday Night Film Series: Bodies, Bodies, Bodies

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

Saturday, Oct. 29

Ralphie’s Corral

 2:30 p.m.  Duane Field
This is your chance to see everyone’s favorite buffalo! Activities, entertainment and food provided. 

Tailgate with the Dean

 3:30 p.m.  Sewall Field
Join the dean’s squad! Food, music, games, prizes and more will be provided. 

CU football vs. Arizona State

 5:30 p.m.  Folsom Field  Starts at $50
Are you ready for the Homecoming game? Come cheer on the Buffs as they take on Arizona State!

Sunday, Oct. 30

Halloween Laser Magic & Scary Moons of the Solar System

1–2 p.m., 2:30–3:30 p.m.  Fiske Planetarium  $8–$12
Enjoy a Halloween-themed show at Fiske Planetarium! Viewers will take a deep dive into the bizarre moons of our solar system. 

CU basketball game supporting Marshall Fire survivors

Gates open 3 p.m.  CU Events Center  $15–$20
The men's basketball team will welcome the Nebraska Cornhuskers for a special exhibition game, with proceeds going to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund. Time is running out to get your tickets!

Rocky Horror Picture Show at Boulder Theater

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

RHA Haunted Halls

 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 experience.