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Mountain Mayhem: Aspen Halloween

Wayne and Garth in peak form for Halloween 2017. Avery Nelson photo.

Arguably, there’s no place west of the Mississippi that throws down on Halloween quite like our valley. With costumes as convincing as one would see on Broadway or Off-Broadway and characters inhabiting them equally impressive, it’s a tour de force for certain. While some celebrate over “Halloweekend,” when the 31st lands on a weekday, the masses stayed loyal to the true date, dressing up on Tuesday by day and by night. Preschools paraded around town in the morning, visiting the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority office (which deserves a nod for serious Halloween spirit) to the Aspen Volunteer Fire Department (whose candy supplies were impressive) and local businesses. The North 40 neighborhood went all out once again, with the moms dressed in sync as the Pajama Mamas and the entire ‘hood rivaling Halloween town anywhere. Special props go to the Bauer family for their super creepy Dead & Breakfast Inn replete with holograms in the yard. Out on the town, ghouls could be found party hopping from the “Cariboo” to the Belly Up and beyond. Until next year!

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