Town News Center

Town News Center

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Windsor to Host Variety of Halloween Activities

Halloween Events

 The Town of Windsor invites community members to a variety of fall activities and events happening during the month of October. This month is packed with family-friendly events including pumpkin carving, swimming for pumpkins, cemetery tours and trick-or-treating.

Although it’s not an all-inclusive list of everything that’s happening, here’s a sampling of activities folks might enjoy:

  • Twilight Tours of Lakeview Cemetery on October 18-19 and 25-26, 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. - Tour the historic Lakeview Cemetery by lantern light with a guide from the Town of Windsor Museums. Discover the exciting and unusual stories of early Windsor pioneers buried in the cemetery. Tours are an hour long and are offered at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. They are best for children eight and older. The 5:30 p.m. tours are highly recommended for families. The cost is $5 per person. Register by one day prior at or 970-674-3500. All tours start and end at Lakeview Cemetery located at 32815 CO-257 in Windsor.
  • Pumpkin Carving Workshop on Saturday, October 19, 1-2:30 p.m. - Learn how to create your own pumpkin masterpiece. Pumpkin artist John Bardeen of Grampa Bardeen’s Family Pumpkin Carving Kits will take participants step by step through the process. Bring your own pumpkin large enough to fit an 8.5” x 11” stencil on one side, and meet at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion at Boardwalk Park, 100 North 5th Street. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. Register at or 970-674-3500.
  • Pumpkin Plunge on Friday, October 25, 6-7:45 p.m. - Dive into a good time at the Windsor Community Recreation Center’s indoor pool located at 250 N. 11th St. Swim through the water to find the perfect pumpkin to decorate. Children ages 2-12 are invited to make a splash. Pre-register by October 18 for $6 per participant. There will be two time slots for participants to choose from. Wave 1 begins at 6 p.m. and Wave 2 begins at 7 p.m. Participants can register at or 970-674-3500.
  • Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 26, 1-4 p.m. - Stop by Boardwalk Park Museum, 100 N. 5th St., and spend an afternoon trick-or-treating and playing carnival games. There will be spooky stories, crafts, face painting and more. The carnival is free and kid-friendly. All ages are welcome.
  • Halloween Party on Thursday, October 31, 6-8 p.m. - Join the Windsor Police Department and the Optimist Club for a fun and safe Halloween night of games and sweet treats at Windsor’s Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th St.. Kids 12 and under are encouraged to attend. Costumes are encouraged but not required for participation at this free indoor event.

For more information and a complete list of all upcoming events, visit


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Town News Center

CPP Thumbnail

Chimney Park Pool Opens May 25

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Residential Recycling Center Misuse

Posted on: April 1, 2019
2018-08-14 Dog Dip

Windsor to Host Doggie Dip September 2

Posted on: August 14, 2018
Town News

Get Involved in Your Community!

Posted on: April 18, 2018
Town Hall in Winter

Final Election Results

Posted on: April 3, 2018
Police Cruiser

Windsor Police Make Heroin Arrest

Posted on: November 17, 2017
Street Sweeper

Windsor to Conduct Fall Street Sweeping

Posted on: October 19, 2017

Windsor Police Make Drug Arrest

Posted on: April 14, 2017

2016 Annual Report Now Online

Posted on: March 14, 2017
American Flag - Morgue File

Windsor Town Offices Closed February 20

Posted on: February 15, 2017
Water - Morgue File

Windsor Releases 2016 Water Report

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Windsor Water Rates Increased

Posted on: January 9, 2017
Sticks - Morgue File

Brush Recycling Site to Increase Fees

Posted on: January 4, 2017
Frozen Trees

Winter Weather Safety Reminders

Posted on: January 3, 2017

Windsor to Recycle Christmas Trees

Posted on: December 21, 2016
Town Hall Jan 2016.jpg

Holiday Hours for Windsor Town Offices

Posted on: December 21, 2016
Snow Plows

Winter Property Maintenance Reminders

Posted on: December 19, 2016
PD Patrol Car

Windsor Police Death Investigation Update

Posted on: December 19, 2016
3 snow plows.jpg

Windsor Snow and Ice Plan 2016-2017

Posted on: December 6, 2016