Leadville, Colorado — Boo! It’s time for some Halloween fun in Leadville, which has plenty of spooky characters in its colorful past.
Cemetery Tours: October 24 – 25, 2014
The Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Delaware Hotel’s summer walking tour program, Leadville Safaris, is announcing two evenings of cemetery tours on Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25. There will be two 75-minute tours each night, one starting at 5 p.m and one at 6:30 p.m.
Join local author and historian Roger Peterson for a guided tour of Leadville’s historic Evergreen Cemetery. You’ll learn about the history of the town and the cemetery, along with stories of the famous and infamous characters buried there.
The cost is $10; reservations are recommended. Call the Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce at 855-488-1222 for tickets. The tours are limited to 20 people each, so call now!
Bonus: Save on lodging at the historic Delaware Hotel this weekend by calling 719-486-1418 and letting them know that you’ve reserved your tickets for the cemetery tour!
Stapleton Manor Haunted House: October 31 – November 1
You don’t want to miss Leadville’s Stapleton Manor Haunted House! This imaginative and popular haunted house is said to rival those in major cities. It’s been frightening folks for years. Stapleton Manor is a historic 1880s carriage house property in downtown Leadville at 118 W. 7th St. No reservations required. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $5 per person. Open 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1.
There’s fun for the little ones, too! Bring them to the first two blocks of West 7th St. on Friday, Oct. 31, between 5 and 9 p.m. for Trick or Treat Street.
Plan to stay for the weekend! Give us a call at 855-488-1222 or visit Leadville online for vacation ideas.