Local Halloween Events and Happenings
Posted by Zachary Baker on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 9:57:03 AM By Zachary Baker / October 28, 2022 Comment
Now through Oct. 31, 6 - 9:30 PM
Set out on a Halloween walking path at Pioneer Farms for Pumpkin Nights to discover 10-foot tall Jack-o-Lanterns, the world’s largest pumpkin guitar, a flying 40-foot handmade dragon, a life-size pumpkin pirate ship, and more fantastic surprises built by artists using over 5,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins. More info & tickets.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 6:30 – 9 PM
Take a stroll through the zoo at night! The event also features a ride on the Haunted Train, unlimited tours through the Haunted Mansion, and a stroll through the Zoo to see animals in the glow of Halloween decorations. Tickets are $19.95/person, free for those under age 2. Tickets available online here.
Now through Oct. 31, 2022
I-Scream visitors will receive an ice cream mask and treat bag to collect candy as they melt into a world of pink skeletons, happy jack-o-lanterns and seasonal games, tricks and treats! Visitors who scoop up tickets will be welcomed into the I-Scream apothecary lab to meet the mad scientists behind MOIC’s pumpkin spice soft serve, and all the spooky recipes to try along the way. Trick or treat cauldrons will offer guests the chance to treat themselves and fill their candy basket, or solve a riddle to earn an extra special reward. Tickets available online here.
Austin Parks & Rec Trick or Treat Feat at Various Locations
Saturday, Oct. 29 & Monday, Oct. 31
Join in the Trick or Treat Feat scheduled for October 29th and 31st at different locations across Austin. This special event is FREE and will feature fun activities and lots of candy and prizes for the whole family.
Saturday, October 29 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM:
- Dittmar Recreation Center, 1009 W. Dittmar Rd.
- Givens Recreation Center, 3811 E. 12th St.
- George Morales Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Dr.
- Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 Rundberg Ln.
Monday, October 31 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM:
- Montopolis Recreation and Community Center, 1200 Montopolis Dr.
- Turner Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Dr.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 4 - 6 PM
Join the 5th Annual Boo & Brew at The Arboretum. At this free event, guests will enjoy a Candy Crawl, Music, Raffle, Swag Bags, Samplings, Vendor Booths and more!
Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 AM – 2 PM
Dress up in your costume, pick up a festive pumpkin bag from the Central Plaza, and then stroll down Hill Country Boulevard to collect treats from your favorite retailers.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Festivities include various costume contests, food vendors, candy vendors, a haunted maze, and more! Free & open to all!
Saturday, Oct. 29, 5 PM
Join Creative Action and White Ghost Shivers for some Halloween fun, filled with music and dancing, arts activities focused on sustainable creativity, and some friendly family competitions. There will be creative reuse costume-making stations, a shadow puppet photo BOOth, three-legged races, a giant pumpkin rolling contest, and music by White Ghost Shivers! Free & open to all!
Sunday, Oct. 30, 3 PM
Enjoy a la carte games and entertainment for all ages at this indoor entertainment center. There will be trick-or-treat buckets at each attraction, raffles, a costume parade & contest at 5:30 p.m. where the winner will get a drone, a selfie station, a DJ, and food & drink specials.
Sunday, Oct. 30, 11 AM – 3 PM
Grab your costume or wear your favorite comfy autumn clothes, and head over to the Neill-Cochran House Museum. Kids can enjoy, modern versions of traditional crafts and games, scavenger hunts, trunk-or-treating, and a bouncy house! This event is free!
Monday, Oct. 31, 9 AM
Join the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department for the annual Fall Fun Festival featuring carnival games for toddlers and preschoolers, hayrides, snacks, prizes, and fun entertainment for all to enjoy. Admission is free but please bring a canned good to donate to the Round Rock Food Pantry.
South Congress Candy + Cocktail Crawl at Various Locations
Monday, Oct. 31, 4 PM
This Halloween, trick or treat down South Congress for the 4th annual Candy + Cocktail Crawl, enjoying treats with Austin Motel, Joann’s, Jo’s Coffee, Hotel San José, Perla’s, Neighborhood Sushi, and June’s All Day. Adult and kid friendly, each stop has its own cocktail, collectible cup and candy for the kids. More info.
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