If you’re Halloweening for things other than candy, here’s your list. Hayrack rides, haunted houses, cocktail parties…pick your Halloween pleasure. Many events are kid-friendly, just not candy-centered. 

Friday, Oct. 27

Haunted House
Sigma Alpha Epsilon is hosting a haunted house, with proceeds donated to the Laramie Soup Kitchen. 

When: kids hours 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Spooky hours 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Where: 1621 Fraternity Row
Cost: $10 per person

Bond’s Costume Party
Live music and costumes. Bring your best look to win prizes. 

When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bond’s Brewing
Cost: FREE 

Ghost Tours of Laramie
Haunted history on a hayrack ride…the campfire tales of Laramie’s spooky past. Stop at various notorious locations, and hear tales from period-costumed volunteers.

When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
Cost: $22 adults; $18/12 and under
Additional Information: To reserve a spot, call (307) 760-8835 or email ghosttoursoflaramie@gmail.com

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Saturday, Oct. 28

Halloween at the Ivinson Mansion
Ivinson Mansion will be handing out candy and offering $2 tours of the mansion. 

When: 1-3 p.m.
Where: Ivinson Mansion
Cost: FREE/$2 tour optional

Haunted House
Sigma Alpha Epsilon is hosting a haunted house, with proceeds donated to the Laramie Soup Kitchen. 

When: kids hours 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Spooky hours 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Where: 1621 Fraternity Row
Cost: $10 per person

Retro Cocktail Hour
Join Wyoming Public Media and Darrell Brogdon for a costume and/or retro cocktail hour. Cash bar serving Tiki-style drinks. 

When: 7 p.m.
Where: Union Pacific Train Depot
Cost: $25
Additional Information: get tickets at the box office from 12-6 p.m. M-F or call 766-6666.

Ghost Tours of Laramie
Haunted history on a hayrack ride…the campfire tales of Laramie’s spooky past. Stop at various notorious locations, and hear tales from period-costumed volunteers.

When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
Cost: $22 adults; $18/12 and under
Additional Information: To reserve a spot, call (307) 760-8835 or email ghosttoursoflaramie@gmail.com

Sunday, Oct. 29

Trick or Trot 5K
Join Love Laramie for a costumed jog downtown. Families and pets are welcome!

When: 10 a.m.
Where: Start & end at Bond’s Brewing
Cost: $12 for 12 and over; under 12 free

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Haunted House
Sigma Alpha Epsilon is hosting a haunted house, with proceeds donated to the Laramie Soup Kitchen.

When: kids hours 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Spooky hours 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Where: 1621 Fraternity Row
Cost: $10 per person

Historic Wyoming Hotels

Wyoming's once wild west also incorporated a little luxury. Several fine hotels dotted the state, along trade routes and railroad lines. They have rich histories, and of course, ghost legends.

Gallery Credit: Nicole Sherwood

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