These 13 Halloween Events Promise a Hauntingly-Good Time

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It’s time to get the kids into their Halloween costumes and head out as this month is full of Halloween events for kids all over Dallas. We found Halloween craft opportunities, pumpkin carving festivals and even train rides with a Halloween theme. Get ready for the sugar rush and read on for the best Halloween events for kids in and near Dallas.

 

Meadows Museum Trick-or-Treat

Bring the kids in costume to a trick-or-treat event that allows your kids to explore the museum! There is a treat waiting for everyone at the end. Oct. 17. Event details

photo: Belmont Park

Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge
Adults and children alike will howl, hop and hustle around Great Wolf Lodge as the Grand Lobby transforms into a spooktacular extravaganza complete with pumpkins and festive decorations. During Howl-O-Ween, guests can partake in complimentary programs including Twisted & Tangled, where children follow the spinner and try to stay on their feet to get a treat and be declared the winner. Daily through Oct. 31. Event details

Screamin Green Hauntoween
Monster-ific crafts and special spooky happenings all month long include a themed scavenger hunt that’s fun for the whole family! Plus you'll enjoy trick-or-treating every weekend, all while exploring 26 exciting hands-on attractions. Daily through Oct. 31. Event details

photo: Dallas Arboretum

Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Bring your little monsters to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and get into the Halloween spirit with Brick-Or-Treat. Don your favorite costume and get ready for some spooky fun with family-friendly activities and costume contests. Daily through Oct. 31. Event details

Autumn at the Arboretum
Autumn at the Arboretum features breathtaking colors of fall including 150,000 autumn flowers accented by pumpkins, gourds and squash. The festival features the return of Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays, a hay bale maze, a pumpkin patch with pumpkins for purchase, music and more. Daily through Oct. 31. Event details

Hall's Pumpkin Farm & Corn Maze
Located in historic Grapevine, this farm is nestled between Dallas and Ft. Worth, just west of DFW airport. Come out to pick one of their hundreds of pumpkins and then get lost in the massive corn maze. When the little legs get tired, take a hay ride around the property, pulled by a farm tractor. Cash only. Daily (except Mondays & Tuesdays) through Oct. 31. Event details

Boo on Ballard
Join the community of downtown Wylie, TX in a safe trick-or-treating event your kid will love. Kids can trick-or-treat through the downtown and also enjoy the live music and carnival games. Oct. 28. Event details.

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Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas
By day we’re pumpkin spicing things up a bit with hair-raising, Fright Fest enhancements throughout the park, complete with fall family favorite activities like spooky photo opportunities, a Trick-or-Treat Trail, and plenty of frighteningly delicious treats! Select days Oct. 15-Oct. 31. Event details

Spooky Science Night at the Exploratorium
Join the Explorium for a Spooky Science Night filled with Tricks and Treats. There will be candy, slime and pumpkin catapults. Be sure to dress up in your costume! Oct. 22. Event details

Drive-Thru Boo at the Fort Worth Zoo
For the first time ever, you are invited to drive your own vehicle through the Zoo’s main path (and even several behind-the-scenes areas of some of the animal exhibits) while enjoying music, costumed characters, entertainment, treats, and possible wildlife sightings along the way! Oct. 29-31. Event details

Trick 'r Treat Trains
Join the Grapevine Vintage Railroad for the Trick 'r Treat Train! Practice your trick-or-treat skills while in costume and enjoy our treats. Oct. 30 at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. Event details

Scare on the Square
Don't miss this super fun trunk-or-treat event! Your kiddos will have a blast and have tons of Halloween fun. Oct. 30. Event details

Halloween Spooktacular
Come listen to lots of spooky music from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra! There will be arts and crafts in the lobby following the perfomance. Oct. 16. Event details

 

—Taylor Clifton & Kate Loweth

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