Texas Halloween Events 2020

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2019? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. It locates 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 Texas.

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San Antonio Zoo Boo - San Antonio, TX - Sep 21 to Oct 31, 2019
The Zoo hosts its family friendly, non-spooky Halloween celebration, Zoo Boo! Held Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., the zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, a fun hay maze, pumpkin painting, and plenty of games. Families can even enjoy a ride on the Zoo Boo! Express. Little ghouls and goblins are encouraged to wear their best costume* for a chance to be in a costume contest.

Boo on the Boardwalk - Kemah, TX - Oct 4 to Oct 31, 2019
There are plenty of Halloween activities to enjoy at the Kemah Boardwalk during their annual Boo on the Boardwalk, including mini pumpkin decorating, kid’s costume contests, magic shows, Halloween movie screenings and live concerts. Check the schedule on their website and have fun all month long!

Houston Zoo Boo - Houston, TX - Oct 11 to Oct 27, 2019
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Celebrate fall festivities at the Houston Zoo with activities that are fun for the entire family. We encourage all kids to come dressed in their spookiest or prettiest Halloween costume! Activities will include the Whataburger Pumpkin Patch, Monster Mural, spooky stamp station, plenty of photo ops, Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66, DJ, and kids will receive a stamp at our Candy Corn Maze stations! All Zoo Boo activities are included with your paid Zoo admission. Zoo Boo is FREE for all Members.

Halloween in the Woodlands - The Woodlands, TX - Oct 11 to Nov 1, 2019
The Woodlands is home to dozens of great Halloween events thorughout the month of October, and has put together a handy little guide so you can take advantage of all of them! Check out their website for all the details, dates and more.

Halloween Monster Mayhem - Houston, TX - Oct 12 to Oct 31, 2019
Something icky is oozing its way to the Children’s Museum of Houston! A myriad of ooey, gooey and slimy has maneuvered its way into the Museum for three weeks of Halloween. Check out the event website for a full schedule and ticketing information.

Underwater Pumpkin Carve-Off - Grapevine, TX - Oct 15 to Oct 31, 2019
It’s hard enough carving Halloween pumpkins on dry land, let alone submerged in a 160,000-gallon ocean tank surrounded by sharks, rays, sea turtles, fish and other marine life. Watch as animals get in on the action as divers compete in underwater pumpkin carve-offs.

Lubbock Pumpkin Trail - Lubbock, TX - Oct 17 to Oct 20, 2019
Bring your families and friends and walk along a lighted trail of carved jack-o-lanterns in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park. Last year, citizens donated 1,730 carved pumpkins and attendance was over 22,000 people.

Palestine Fright Night - Palestine, TX - Oct 18 to Oct 31, 2019
Bring 2 canned goods for discounted admission to this frightfully good time in Palestine TX

Dragons Halloween Ball - Dallas, TX - Oct 19, 2019
20th annual. Imagine being at an epic Halloween event that is packed with live performances, killer music, body art, epic costumes, all in an enchanted fairy tale themed setting for adults (ages +21 only) and all for a good cause

Trick or Treat Trail - City of Conroe, TX - Oct 19, 2019
Come in costume and walk the trail for tasty treats provided by local businesses. Followed by a Halloween movie showing.

Abilene Zoo Boo at the Zoo - Abilene, TX - Oct 19 to Oct 26, 2019
Two weekends of fun at the Abilene Zoo. Members save on admission

Halloween Boo Bash - San Antonio, TX - Oct 20, 2019
Put on your best Halloween costume and get ready to do the Monster Mash as Traders Village presents its annual Boo Bash, the biggest free spooktacular for kids in San Antonio. On Sunday afternoon, from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Traders Village will be loaded with more Halloween entertainment and fun than ever before.

Fall Fest and Trunk or Treat - Leander, TX - Oct 25, 2019
Free admission to this event, put on by the Bagdad Elemenrary PTA for the whole community to enjoy. Bring cash for games and snacks! It is a Trunk-or-Treat event so don’t forget the costumes!

Haunted River - San Antonio, TX - Oct 25, 2019
6-10:30 PM. Have a ghoulishly good time as you experience the River Walk on the one night a year when it transforms into the Haunted River. Compete in costume contests, listen to music and watch classic Halloween characters float the river in this slightly spooky event filled with tricks, treats, ‘n drinks.

Scream on the Garden - Houston, TX - Oct 25, 2019
Visitors will have a spooky good time at Houston’s citywide costume contest and Halloween celebration for the whole family! There will be games, prizes, Halloween spectacle, a movie, performances, living statues, fortune tellers, music and more! Visitors can win candy and prizes playing our FREE games! 6-10 PM.

Halloween Party at Howl - Houston, TX - Oct 26, 2019
Howl at the Moon Houston hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.

Halloween Party at Howl - San Antonio, TX - Oct 26, 2019
Howl at the Moon San Antonio hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.

BOOtanica - San Antonio, TX - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2019
Discover a wide variety of native plants, succulents, grasses, and butterfly-friendly plants during the BOOtanica Plant Sale. Friendly and knowledgeable volunteers will be on-site to help you find the perfect plants for your garden. Admission is not required to shop the plant sale which will take place in front of the Admission Kiosk. However, admission is required to visit the Botanical Garden.

Mini Monster Bash - Galveston, TX - Oct 26, 2019

HalloWeekend Pub Crawl Houston - Houston, TX - Oct 26, 2019
With the annual bar crawl, you’re free to visit numerous venues throughout the evening while seeing the rest of the Halloween madness all over town. Walk the streets of Midtown and/or Downtown Houston feeling like a rock star this year

Dallas Zoo Halloweekend - Dallas, TX - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2019
A weekend of Halloween fun, free with admission and included in memberships. There will be trick-or-treating stations, beer garden, pumpkin patch and scarecrows, bounce house and inflatable obstacle courses, face painting, and more.

Oaklawn Halloween Block Party - Dallas, TX - Oct 26, 2019

Monster Mash Cupcake Dash - Corpus Christi, TX - Oct 26, 2019
5K Run/Walk or 2 Mile Walk.

Haunted Half Marathon – Austin - Pflugerville, TX - Oct 27, 2019
Run a half marathon in costume! Complete all three halfs in a calendar year for a special trilogy medal. 5k and half mile options also available

More Delightful than Frightful - San Antonio, TX - Oct 31, 2019
For ages 12 and under. 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Trick or treating plus all of the fun of Morgan’s Wonderland.

Woodlands Childrens Museum Spooktacular - The Woodlands, TX - Oct 31, 2019
Enjoy spooky games, face painting, science experiments and live entertainment. Perfect for little ones!

KLAQ Halloween Parade - El Paso, TX - Oct 31, 2019

Dia de los Muertos Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX - Nov 2, 2019

Past Events

Sinister Circus – The Woodlands, TX – Fri/Sat from Oct 13 – 28, 2017

Lubbock Pumpkin Trail – Lubbock, TX – Oct 19-22, 2017

Shawn of the Dead Beer Dinner – Austin, TX – Oct 19, 2017

Halloween at the Y – The Woodlands, TX – Oct 21, 2017

Trick or Treat Trail – Conroe, TX – Oct 21, 2017

Toddler Halloween Party – Round Rock, TX – select dates from Oct 25 – 30, 2017

Halloween Spelltacular – Austin, TX – Oct 26, 2017

Silent Disco Halloween Party – Austin, TX – Oct 27, 2017

Ghosts ‘N Stuff Halloween House Party – Austin, TX – Oct 27, 2017

Candy & Cheese: A Halloween Special – Austin, TX – Oct 27, 2017

A Neverending Halloween Homecoming – Austin, TX – Oct 27, 2017

Sanctum Dance: Magical Creatures – Sober Halloween Dance Party – Austin, TX – Oct 27, 2017

Boo at the Zoo – Abilene, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Monster Mash Cupcake Dash – Corpus Christi, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Halloween Benefit – Bee Cave, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Monster Dash 5K – Lubbock, TX – Oct 28, 2017

A Shot of Texas Halloween Party – Georgetown, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween Party at Blind Pig Pub – Austin, TX – Oct 28, 2017

ATASH Halloween Dance Party – Austin, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Ponderosa Halloween Party – Smithville, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Halloween Benefit – Bee Cave, TX – Oct 28, 2017

Trick or Treat Trail – The Woodlands, TX – Oct 29, 2017

Dia de los Muertos Street Festival – Corpus Christi, TX – Oct 29, 2017

KLAQ Halloween Parade – El Paso – Oct 31, 2017

Spooktacular – The Woodlands, TX – Oct 31, 2017

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