Shining Ball & Murder Mystery Dinner

Visit The Stanley Hotel the weekend prior to Halloween (Friday October 25th and Saturday October 26th) for the world-famous Shining Ball & Murder Mystery Dinner! 

Murder Mystery Dinner 

The festivities start with the Murder Mystery dinner on Friday, October 25th at 6:30 PM in the main building and then will move to the Concert Hall for dinner.

Tickets are $99 per person including tax and gratuities. All attendees must be 21 or older.

For more information on the event  and Menu please click the following link  



Frequently Asked Question 


The Shining "Masquerade" Ball

This year's world-famous Shining Ball will be held on Saturday, October 26th from 8 PM-12 AM. Registration starts at 6:30 PM.

This can't-miss event is sure to be the highlight of the year as we feature a "Masquerade Shining Ball" theme, a live DJ, a costume contest and of course, the costumes and shenanigans that this event is known for! All attendees must be 21 or older and costumes are required. 

Tickets are $109 per person including tax and gratuities. All attendees must be 21 or older. Seating is limited and not-guaranteed on a first-come first-served basis. 

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Room Rates

Rooms are still available for Halloween weekend!


For questions or phone reservations, please call 970-577-4111 


Other Halloween Events

Special Paranomal Investigation With Michelle Tate from Ghosthunters

On October 24th join us for a special Stanley Paranormal Investigation with special guest Michelle Tate from Ghost Hunters. The event starts with a meet and greet at 7PM where guests have the opportunity to meet Michelle. The investigation starts at 8PM. This special event is available for $75 per person.

BOOK ONLINE or call 970-577-4111

Ghost Adventure Package

Looking for the ultimate haunted experience? This creepy experience includes a guaranteed 4th Floor room, a K2 Meter per reservation, a glow-in-the-dark Stanley Hotel squishy ghost per person, a REDRUM mug per person.

Please make sure to select the correct number of guests staying in the room when booking. Please note that an upgrades to a haunted room may be available at check-in. Please inquire at that time if you are interested in staying in a haunted room.

BOOK ONLINE or call 970-577-4000

Doctor Sleep Package

Stay at the famous Stanley Hotel in picturesque Estes Park - the inspiration for Stephen King's The Shining and celebrate the release of the sequel - Doctor Sleep!  Guests staying on the Doctor Sleep package with receive a copy of the newly-released Doctor Sleep novel  and a copy of Stephen Kings original inspiration The Shining. (both hardcovers) as well as  luxury accommodations at The Stanley Hotel. Please note, upgrades into Room 217 (King's room) may be available.

BOOK ONLINE or call 970-577-4000