Iowa Halloween Events 2022

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2022? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. We’ve located holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Iowa.

Last Major Update:

We'll gearing up to start searching for another year of great events! Check back in September to see what we've found.
Many have been canceled or their websites were not updated for this year. Please double-check the event organizer's websites before heading over to any events in case of any changes or cancellations.

2022 Events

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Past Events

Halloween Weekend – Rock Creek - Camanche, IA - Oct 4 to Oct 6, 2019
Rock Creek Marina & Campground hosts a weekend of Halloween activities at their Eco Tourism Center. Decorate your campsite for a chance at a prize, plus pumpkin carving, crafts, live animal presentations, trick or treating, hayrack ride, and more. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Witches Night Out - Port of Dubuque, IA - Oct 17, 2019
Witches Night Out is back and ready for a wicked time! Witches and warlocks age 21+ are invited to enjoy a frightfully fun evening of shopping, live music, wine tasting, appetizers, door prizes, witches brews, and a cackling contest. So practice your cackle and get dressed to impress.

Halloween Movie Night at the LFC - Bettendorf, IA - Oct 19, 2019
Festivities begin at 5 with Halloween themed activites until 5:45, when the movie screening begins. Costumes encouraged.

Scarecrow Shenanigans - Bettendorf, IA - Oct 20, 2019
12-5pm at Family Museum. Activities, experiments, and games, plus a scarecrow making station and more

Halloween Bash at Wild Rose Clinton - Clinton, IA - Oct 26, 2019
Cover bands playing your favorite songs plus costume contest and more

Horrorville Fright Fest at the Farm - Coralville, IA - Oct 26, 2019
Venture out to Altmaier Family Park for a fun and fright-filled night! Enjoy games, goodies, a spooky hike through the woods, the “haunted” barn, live music by Marc Janssen and David Mehaffey, a bonfire, and more! Costumes are strongly encouraged but not required. Bring a flashlight

Trick or Treat at Hy-Vee - Dubuque, IA - Oct 26, 2019
Head to your nearest Dubuque Hy-Vee location for coloring, cooking decorating, pumpkin decorating and trick or treating around the store. Costumes are encouraged at this free event.

Thiesen’s Dog-o-ween - Cedar Rapids, IA - Oct 27, 2019
1-4pm. Halloween is right around the corner and your pups don’t want to feel left out. Dress your pup in their Halloween best and bring them to Dog-O-Ween at a Theisen’s location in the Corridor! KHAK team members will each host a location and broadcast live from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 28. The registration period is from 1:30 p.m. up until contest time. The entry fee for each dog is $10 and the contest will begin at 3:00 p.m. ALL proceeds go to local shelters. This year the event will take place at several Theisen’s locations including both locations in Cedar Rapids.

Thiesen’s Dog-o-ween - Coralville, IA - Oct 27, 2019
1-4pm. Halloween is right around the corner and your pups don’t want to feel left out. Dress your pup in their Halloween best and bring them to Dog-O-Ween at a Theisen’s location in the Corridor! KHAK team members will each host a location and broadcast live from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 28. The registration period is from 1:30 p.m. up until contest time. The entry fee for each dog is $10 and the contest will begin at 3:00 p.m. ALL proceeds go to local shelters. This year the event will take place at several Theisen’s locations including the one in Coralville.

Trunk-or-Treat at FBC - Clinton, IA - Oct 31, 2019
5:30-7:30pm at First Baptist Church

515 Alive’s Freak Out Halloween Party - West Des Moines, IA - Nov 2, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021!

Southpark Mall Trick or Treat Night - Spencer, IA - Oct 31, 2020
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021! Normally: 5-6:30 at the Southpark Mall, with the official town trick or treat running from 5-7pm.

For more Halloween fun in Iowa, check out our pages for these classic fall activities:
Haunted HousesPumpkin PatchesGhost Tours

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