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Kids Halloween

Halloween will look a little different this year, that’s for sure. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t awesome events happening around Houston. In fact, the Bayou City is jam-packed with spooky fun events for kids of all ages.

From novelty trick-or-treating events such as tandem trick-or-treating, to doggy costume contests, and scary haunted houses like Haunted Drive, you’ll find a bit of everything around Houston this Halloween, all with special measures in place to ensure the safety of you and your family. Read on for some of the very best Halloween events and happenings around Houston.

For more fall fun, don’t forget to check out our top area pumpkin patches.

Find a costume for your four-legged friend and join in the fun at Howl-O-Ween at Katy Dog Park.

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Top Halloween Events In Houston and Nearby

Boo on the Boardwalk

Weekends in October

Freaky Fridays, Scary Saturdays, and Spooky Sundays can only mean one thing… Boo on the Boardwalk is back and as hauntingly fun as ever. Every weekend is packed with activities, live music, and trick-or-treating at Boardwalk stores. READ MORE

Howl-O-Ween at Katy Dog Park

Saturday, October 24

Dress up your pups in their Halloween finest for a spooktacular pawty that features local vendors, games, a costume contest, and more. READ MORE

Trunk or Treat at Republic Gymnastics and Dance

Friday, October 30

Get ready for some spooktacular fun at Republic Gymnastics. There will be activities both indoors and outdoors, vendors, games, and lots of fun activities. READ MORE

Tandem Trick or Treat at Riva Row Boat House

Friday, October 30

Put a fun spin on trick-or-treating by coming out for a tandem candy hunt. Starting at Riva Row Boat House, participants paddle around the Waterway and Lake Woodlands, visiting different stops to collect Halloween treats from boat house staff. READ MORE

Halloween Safe Streets

Saturday, October 31

Along I-45 in Shenandoah, police officers close off Tuscany Woods and Twisted Oak drives and pass out candy for a safe evening of family fun. READ MORE

Spooktacular at The Woodlands Children’s Museum

Saturday, October 31

Halloween is a spooky good time to be at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Enjoy games, entertainment, and special prizes with all of the fun of Halloween but none of the scares. READ MORE

Trick-or-Treat at the 1838 Menard House

Saturday, October 31

Trick-or-treat at Galveston’s oldest residence on Halloween night for an eerily enjoyable experience. Trick-or-treaters will be given individual bags of candy with free admission to the property. READ MORE

Acres Homes Trunk or Treat Festival

Saturday, October 31

Friendly costumes are welcome on the grounds of the Acres Home Multi-Service secured parking lot for special trunk-or-treat festivities and some safe trick or-treating. READ MORE

Alvin’s 16th Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail: Drive-Thru Edition

Saturday, October 31

Spend Halloween trick-or-treating safely by hitting up the annual Trick-or-Treat Trail in Alvin. Stations are set up along the trail offering lots of treats and fun activities. This year’s fun twist: it’s a drive-thru. READ MORE

Monster Mash Trick-or-Treat Stop in The Woodlands

Saturday, October 31

Come dressed in your Halloween best and get ready to have a hauntingly good time at the Monster Mash Trick-or-Treat Stop. READ MORE

Annual Halloween Carnival at Jimmy Burke Activity Center

Saturday, October 31

The City of Deer Park’s annual Halloween festival is a spooky, fun family-friendly event you don’t want to miss. READ MORE

BooFest at Town Center Park

Saturday, October 31

Kick off the Halloween festivities early with a spooktacular celebration full of fall favorites like a mini pumpkin patch, pumpkin carving, candy at all the booths, and more. READ MORE

Fall Fun Day at George Ranch Historical Park

Saturday, October 31

Spend Halloween morning and early afternoon at George Ranch Historical Park. Visitors can trick-or-treat and take part in history-based fall activities from the 1830s through the 1930s. READ MORE


Haunted Houses in Houston for Halloween Fun

Haunted Trails

Weekends and select weekdays in October

Haunted Trails features two attractions, including Psycho Hollow, which takes you through twisted trees where spooky creatures wait to scare the pants off of you. READ MORE


Weekends and select weekdays in October

REDRUM Haunted House features live music along with spooky attractions, which include Cinegore, Twisted Circus 3D, and the Deadwood Asylum. READ MORE

Creepy Hollow Haunted House

Weekends and select weekdays in October & November

Creepy Hollow Haunted House has three main attractions—Pitch Black, Dark Woods and the Scare Factory. There are several smaller side attractions as well that are included in the ticket price, such as the Freak Show and Creepy Hollow World of Oddities. READ MORE

Houston Scream Fest

Weekends and select weekdays in October

Get ready to run for your lives at Houston Scream Fest. This is more than just your average haunted house, it’s a festival in the scary sense. READ MORE

Phobia Haunted Houses

Weekends and select weekdays in October & November

Head to Phobia Haunted House for an evening of horrors that will have you screaming for more. READ MORE

Haunted Mayfield Manor

Thursdays through Sundays, year-round

Named one of USA Today’s 10 spookiest haunted houses in the USA, Haunted Mayfield Manor features ghosts, ghouls, and all sorts of haunts that will have you screaming your way out. READ MORE

Houston Terror Dome

Weekends and select weekdays in October

Head to Channelview for a fully air-conditioned complex of horrors at The Houston Terror Dome. Don’t let the AC fool you—these terrors will have you sweating long after you leave. READ MORE

Haunted Drive

Fridays & Saturdays in October, as well as select Sundays

Haunted Drive is serving socially distanced screams for a thrilling Halloween experience you won’t forget. READ MORE