Amazing things to do in Houston for Halloween

There’s nothing better than getting in the Halloween spirit and making memories with family and friends! Are you wondering about the latest and greatest events around Houston, Spring, TX and The Woodlands? Look no further, we have your ultimate guide to Spooktacular and AMAZING fun!

Houston, TX Halloween Activities

Halloween Monster Mayhem (The Children’s Museum of Houston)- Grab your favorite kids(and big kids!) and enjoy lots of fun activities leading up to Halloween and the ultimate Halloween party on Halloween night. Journey through the museum in search of goblins, ghosts, and monsters, compete in the first-ever slime off, and dance the night away at the Monster Mash Bash. This is one event you don’t want to miss! Get the full scoop on all the mayhem, here.

Boo on the Boardwalk (Kemah, TX)- Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays— Oct. 5-31, 2018. You can enjoy Halloween activities on the boardwalk for the entire family! From the haunted houses, to live entertainment, costume contests, magic shows, pumpkin decorating and more, there truly is something for everyone! Check out all the details, here.

Visit the ArBOOretum or Zoo Boo- Calling all nature lovers! Head on over to the beautiful Houston Arboretum and Nature Center for forest trails stocked with trick-or-treat goodies, Halloween themed activities including a hayride, petting zoo, pony rides, cake walk, pumpkin decorating and more!

Join the Houston Zoo for their annual Zoo Boo event packed with fun for the whole family. Select weekends and weekdays in October. Come in costume and ready to trick-or-treat! For even more fun, don’t miss the Halloween Zoovie Night and the Spooky Sprout Safari. Full details on the Houston Zoo activities can be found here.

Halloween Classic Carshow (The National Museum of Funeral History)- Oct. 27 from 8am-3pm.  One of the things we love most about Houston, are the unique experiences! This is a classic carshow unlike any other with a pirate themed show and the best news of all—100% of the money collected goes to charities. This show is complete with a haunted house, museum tours, and a costume contest! Get all the information, here.

Spirits and Skeletons-(Houston Museum of Natural Science)-October 27 from 8pm-12am. Prepare for a night of fun complete with LIVE music, food trucks, and outrageous costumes. Party the night away at Houston’s favorite Halloween party!

Spring, TX Activities:

Halloween Hop and Open House- (The Market at Springwoods Village)- October 27, 3:00-6:00pm. Bring your family, pets, and appetite to this FREE, festive and fun open house. Featuring great food, beverages, spooky music, balloon art, face painting, costumed characters, pumpkin decorating, and more! Full details, here.

Tricks and Treats Among the Trees- (Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center)- October 27, 3:30-7:00pm. Enjoy the beauty of the nature center, while getting in the Halloween spirit! Come in costume and ready to trick-or-treat. Activities include: free games, crafts, live critters, hayrides, carnival games, face painting, and a free trick-or-treat nature trail! Don’t miss out on the fun.

 

The Woodlands, TX Halloween Activities

Fall festival and corn maze- (P-6 Farms)-Now-November 10th. Enjoy outdoor family fun with some classic fall treats! This is the ultimate family fun adventure complete with pig races, u-pick’em patches, a corn maze, train tide, farm animals, rides, fall food and more!

Into the Woods- The Woodlands Charities Annual Halloween Party- (The Woodlands Waterway Marriott) October 27, at 7:00pm. Get your costume and dancing shoes, and help raise money for the Texas Children’s Hospital of the Woodlands. This party will rock all night with live music, a costume contest, food, drinks, fortune tellers and more. Give back, this Halloween!

Monster Mash Trick-Or-Treat (The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park)-October 31, 5:00pm-8:00pm. Don’t miss out on this annual community event and be sure to put this on your trick-or-treat route this year! Fun for the whole family with costume contests, inflatables, games, and crafts!

Ghostie Pinata Cake Decorating Class-(Over the Top Cake Supplies)- October 31, 5:00pm-7:00pm. Put your artistic abilities to the test, and your belly will thank you, as you enjoy your creation. This festive cake decorating class is complete with candies, sprinkles, frosting and fondant for your very own cake. Training for all skill levels is provided. Register today!

One of the most exciting parts of Halloween is selecting the right costume! Each year, you plan and prepare for your ultimate debut. Looking for some inspiration and guidance for your character this year? Here’s a helpful and fun resource that outlines exactly what you’ll need, with links directly to the supplies and products for every costume under the sun! We wish you and your family a fun and Happy Halloween.

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