Backstage Rialto and Rialto Theater to Host Week of Haunted History Tours and Halloween Fundraising

The Return of the Blob: A Rialto Adventure Event flyer. Courtesy of The Rialto Theater.

Backstage Rialto and the Rialto Theater will host a week of historical ghost tours, a Ghoul’s Gala, and a screening of the 1958 thriller The Blob to raise funds for the Rialto Theater.

Proceeds raised from The Return of The Blob: A Rialto Adventure Event will go to supporting the theater programming and upgrades to the facility. The historical ghost tours will feature guided walking revealing the haunted history and legends.

There will also be a virtual version of the tour for patrons who cannot use stairs and prefer to stay home.

Dates and times for the Ghost Tales Historic Rialto Tour are as follows:

  • Monday, October 26 at 7 pm
  • Tuesday, October 27 at 7 pm
  • Wednesday, October 28 at 7 pm
  • Thursday, October 29 at 9:30 pm
  • Friday, October 30 at 9 pm

The Ghoul’s Gala will feature party-of-six packages priced at $240 and party-of-four packages for $160. The Gala will consist of assorted small bites and spooky charcuteries along with masked Halloween entertainment followed by the screening of The Blob. Those attending the Gala are encouraged to bring friends and wear costumes.

The Ghoul’s Gala will take place Friday, October 30, at 6:30 pm, and tickets will include admission to the film screening. The Blob movie screening will take place Friday, October 30, at 7:30 pm with tickets costing $13.

For more information regarding The Return of the Blob event, Backstage Rialto, or other upcoming events at the Theater, visit: or call the Theater at 970-962-2120

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