There are so many Halloween Events for Kids in Dallas. We can’t wait to celebrate this year! As I was researching fun things we could do, I thought I’d put together a list of some things that sound really fun.
From trick-or-treating to pumpkin patches in Dallas, fall is in the air and we couldn’t be more thrilled about it.
Halloween Events for Kids in Dallas
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge (Oct. 1-31, 2015)
Enjoy special Halloween activities when your family stays at Great Wolf Lodge, including pumpkin painting, seasonal crafts, Spooktacular Story Time, Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treat Trail. The whole family will enjoy meeting characters as they collect ghostly goodies along the trail. Parents may attend the Trail with their children, however ghostly goodies are provided to children only.
Trick-or-Treat on the Farm (Oct. 30, 2015)
Bring your little ones to Heritage Farmstead Museum to Trick-Or-Treat around the Farm. Take a tractor ride, bob for apples, make dipped candles, and listen to spooky Halloween stories. The event is from 10:30 am to noon and registration is required to reserve a spot. Register online or call 972-881-0140. Cost is $10 for 1 adult and 1 child, plus $5 for each additional child.
Halloween at the Heard (Oct. 17, 2015)
Come trick-or-treat with life-size animatronic dinosaurs, explore the “Haunted Forest” and participate in a costume contest for children under 12 years. The event takes place from 6 to 10 pm. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 3-12 and FREE for children under 2. Be sure to bring a flashlight, as it will be dark! This event usually sells out, so purchase tickets early. They go on sale to the public Oct. 1.
Pumpkin Dive in Flower Mound (Oct. 20, 2015)
Children, ages 3 through 12, are can dive for pumpkins at the Community Activity Center (CAC) indoor pool in Flower Mound from 1 to 2 p.m. More than 250 pumpkins will be available for picking! Once the pumpkins have been picked, participants can decorate them in the Party Room. All supplies will be provided. An adult must be in the water with all 3- to 5-year-olds and non-swimmers. Registration is $5 for CAC members and $6 for non-members. For more information or to register, call the CAC at 972-874-7275.
Halloween Nights at the Dallas Zoo (Oct. 22-25, 2015)
Dress up and head out to the Dallas Zoo for Halloween Nights to enjoy candy stations, a Monster Mash show, Animal Adventures shows, Professor Magic’s show and more. The event starts at 5 pm. Tickets are $10 per person (ages 3 and up). Zoo members receive a $2 discount per ticket. Parking for this special event is $5 per vehicle, and there is no free member parking for this event.
Fall Festival at Frisco Fire Safety Town (Oct. 23, 2015)
This Trick-or-Treat event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. The Safety Town village will be decorated and the Safety Town residents will be on hand to pass out treats of all kind. Parking is always an issue for this event. Visitors are encouraged to use the free shuttle located at the Frisco Athletic Center, 5828 Nancy Jane Lane in Frisco, Texas.
Family Fun Weekend at the Arboretum (Oct. 24-25, 2015)
Trick-or-treat throughout the famous Dallas Arboretum gardens from 9 am to 5 pm with costumed characters! Enjoy other family fun activities: a petting zoo, face painting, a silhouette artist, and a magician. You can also explore the famed Pumpkin Storybook Village. Be sure to also check out the hay bale maze, the great pumpkin search, and the Tom Thumb pumpkin patch. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children 3-12, and free for children 2 and under.
Halloween Treat Train (Oct. 24, 2015)
Dress up in your favorite costume and take a ride on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Staff members on the trains departing at 1 pm and 2:45 pm will be dressed in costume and will hand out treats to little passengers. Tickets cost the normal price for trains at those time and can be purchased online.
Brick-Or-Treat at Legoland (Oct. 24-Nov. 1, 2015)
Special Halloween events take place on Saturdays and Sundays in October, including Haunted Houses Fun Builds and a Costume Contest. Donate $1 to Merlin’s Magic Wand and build a Haunted House at Legoland Discovery Center in the Grapevine Mills Mall! Enter the costume contest to win great prizes. Stay after hours for trick-or-treating in the rest of the mall.
Treat Street at Stockyards Station (Oct. 31, 2015)
Dress your family in their Halloween best and head on down to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards for Treat Street from 6 to 8 pm! Activities include costume contests, pumpkin decorating, games, hayrides and trick-or-treating at Stockyards Station shops. This free event will occur in Stockyards Station Mall located at 140 East Exchange Avenue in Fort Worth.
Looking for more family-friendly activities in Dallas? Be sure to check out my list of 20 Things To Do In Dallas This Fall.
Have you been to any of the events on the list? I’d love to hear about your experiences!
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