Traditional trick-or-treating is on Halloween night this year in Oklahoma City and neighboring communities. It's a night of frights and fun, and whether you're looking for children's activities and trick-or-treating or the more adult-oriented events, here are the top Halloween happenings around OKC.
Also, get much more information for Halloween in Oklahoma City.
- Oklahoma City Haunted Houses
It's a list of terrors. Ultimate Terrors, Terror on 10th Street and Trail of Terrors are just the beginning. Follow the link above to see the top Haunted Houses around the Oklahoma City metro area.
- Haunt the Zoo for Halloween
The Oklahoma City Zoo hosts their annual Halloween event at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day on Oct. 21-22 and 28-29, featuring trick-or-treating booths, a ghost train and DJ. Each year continues to set attendance records, and it's one of the top places in the metro for parents to bring their children for safe Halloween fun. Admission cost is cost is $11 for Adults 12 – 64 and $8 for children age 3-11 and Seniors age 65. Trick-or-treat bags are an additional $7 per person.
- Frightfest at Frontier City
It's a fright-filled Halloween celebration at Frontier City beginning Sept. 30. Called "family by day and fright by night" by organizers, Frightfest runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29, featuring costumed ghouls and monsters, a trick-or-treat trail for the kids and a great haunted house for the older ones. Admission to Frightfest activities is free with park admission, with the exception of an extra charge for the haunted house.
- Pumpkinville at the Myriad Botanical Gardens
This annual event begins Oct. 6 this year and runs through the 21st. Pumpkinville features arts and crafts, games, storytelling and more. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is $6; Myriad Botanical Gardens members are admitted free.
- Haunt the River Cruises
Every Saturday in October, adults can get dressed up and enjoy a costumed Oklahoma River cruise with contests and more. Haunt the River Cruises are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and include entertainment and cash bar.
- Haunt the Harn
At the historical Harn Homestead Museum, family members of all ages can have a great time at Haunt the Harn. There will be hay rides, games, bobbing for apples, marshmallow roasting by the fire, crafts, trick-or-treating and more. 2017 date Oct. 26.
- Arcadia Lake's Storybook Forest
Update: Storybook Forest will not be held in 2017. Held each year at Arcadia Lake's Spring Creek Park and hosted by the city of Edmond, Storybook Forest is a family event geared toward the younger kids, letting them meet characters from their favorite fables. In addition, Storybook Forest features story-telling, campfires for hot dog and marshmallow roasting, a hayride, games and more.
- Brick or Treat
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. 2017 date is Oct. 24.
- Halloween Train Ride at the Oklahoma Railway Museum
Put on your Halloween costume and enjoy one of the special holiday train rides at the Oklahoma Railway Museum. The train leaves Oakwood Depot on Oct. 28 at 9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
More in the Surrounding Cities
- Halloween Spooktacular in El Reno
El Reno's annual Halloween Spooktacular takes place downtown on Oct. 28 and features trick-or-treating at downtown businesses, a parade, costume contest and more.
- Trick or Treat City in Midwest City
On Oct. 28 from 2-4:30 p.m., the little ones can have a fun and safe time trick-or-treating at Midwest City's Joe B. Barnes Regional Park. This free event also features inflatables and carnival games.
- Haunt the Old Town in Downtown Moore
On Oct. 28 from 4-7 p.m., the merchants of Moore's "Old Town" downtown will be dressed up and passing out candy. There will also be games, hayrides, performers and activities.
- Trail of Fears Haunted Trail at Little River Park in Moore
This one-third mile scare trail is intended for those 12 and older. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The Trail of Fears Haunted Trail runs from 8 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 20-21 and costs $7.50 per person. Tickets must be pre-purchased online. There are also activities for the kids, story time, train rides and more. For more information, call (405) 793-5090.
- Shawnee's Boo on Bell Street
Take the short drive to Shawnee for the annual Boo on Bell Street if you want a fun, safe event for the entire family. Held in historic downtown, Shawnee's Boo on Bell is presented by Safe Events for Families in conjunction with other non-profit organizations and has carnival games, live music, a costume contest, car show, story-telling, trick-or-treating and much more.
- Spooktacular Halloween Carnival and Festival in 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 little kids, and there concessions for purchase.
- TG Farms Pumpkin Patch
With two locations, TG Farms is one of the more popular pumpkin patches in the metro area. There are hayrides, races, mazes, food and more in this unique event for the entire family.
- Yukon's Annual Spooksville
Held on Oct. 28 beginning at 2 p.m., Yukon's Annual Spooksville is in its 22nd year. Go to the Yukon Community Center for this local favorite that features face-painting, games, a costume contest, haunted house, carnival and, of course, candy. Admission is $3 per person.