If you're like us, you love indulging in a little Halloween fun come October! And we know the kiddos like the sweet treats. But there's more to the holiday than one night of trick-or-treating. Oklahoma has more Halloween fun than we know what to do with! Here are 13 spooktacularly fun things to do in and around Oklahoma City this year.
Storybook Village, Edmond
Lake Arcadia’s Spring Creek Park is the perfect setting for this Halloween fun. The candy trail leads guests to a hayride that takes them to a mini carnival area where the kids can play free games to win cool Halloween themed prizes (glow in the dark vampire teeth, anyone?). The best part of the Storybook Village is the end: individual campfires are set up so you and your family can slow down and enjoy roasting hotdogs and marshmallows over the fire. Runs October 23rd-30th from 5:30-8:30 PM
Castle of Muskogee, Muskogee
This treasure hosts a plethora of haunted houses that range from G-rated family fun to downright terrifying zombie chases! With enough behind castle walls to fill your whole day, this place is really worth the trip. Open Fridays and Saturdays through October 29th, 6-10 PM.
Ghost Tours, Guthrie
Guthrie hosts the most haunt for your gas mileage. There are guided ghost tours downtown, which include a visit to the Blue Belle Saloon. After your ghost tour, check in for a night at the Stone Lion Inn, the funeral home turned B&B. Other stops to make on your Guthrie ghost trek are the Dominion house, First Territorial Prison, Logan County Memorial Hospital and Old Sante Fe Depot!
Fright Fest at Frontier City, OKC
Beginning October 1st, this frightfully delightful events runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Halloween eve, featuring costumed ghouls and monsters, a trick-or-treat trail for the kids and a great haunted house for the older ones. Admission to activities is free with park admission (extra charge for the haunted house).
Haunt the Zoo, OKC
Bring the kids for some top-rate safe Halloween fun! Admission is $7 for kids and accompanying adults get free. Runs 6:30 - 8:30 PM each night from the 26th through the 31st, featuring several days of trick-or-treating.
PumPkinville at Myriad Gardens, OKC
This event is a wonder for kids and adults alike! The Myriad Botanical Gardens has transformed the grounds into a Halloween wonderland! Filled with arts and crafts, pumpkin painting, train rides, and storytelling, the kids will be sure to enjoy. Runs October 7th-23rd from 10 AM-5 PM. Admission is $6 or free for members.
Not-So-FRIghtening-Fun at Science Museum, OKC
Held on October 29th, this overnight event features special experiments, including making swamp goo! Kids are encouraged to wear costumes, and check-in is at 6 PM. Call (405) 602-3760 to register.
Haunt the RiveR Cruises, OKC
For more adult-friendly fun, every Saturday in October adults can get dressed up and enjoy a costumed Oklahoma River cruise. Haunt the River Cruises are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and include entertainment and cash bar.
Booville at Frontier City, OKC
For the younger ones heading to Frontier City (specifically 54” and under according to their website), dress up and follow the Trick-Or-Treat trail in Kiddie Land to grab some goodies. It’s included with park admission. Runs from October 1st-30th, Saturday and Sunday from 4-6 PM.
Halloween Train Ride, OKC
Put on your Halloween costume and enjoy a train ride at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. The train leaves Oakwood Depot on October 31st at 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Brick or Treat, OKC
From 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25th, take the kids to Bricktown for trick-or-treating at district businesses. Kids must be in costume and under 14 to participate, and the annual event also includes pumpkin painting.
Haunt the Harn, OKC
This is a classic Halloween experience at the Harn Homestead Museum! Go for hayrides, games, bobbing for apples, marshmallow roasting by the fire, crafts, and trick-or-treating. Family members of all ages can have a great time on Thursday, October 27th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
Spooktacular Halloween Carnival, Mustang
Mustang's annual Halloween carnival has petting zoo, train rides, games and more, all absolutely free. Held at Wild Horse Park and organized by the city's Parks and Recreation Department, it includes a special area for the younger kids.