Traditional trick-or-treating is on Halloween night this year in Oklahoma City and neighboring communities. It's a night of frights at the best Halloween events in Oklahoma City. With fun for kids and the adults, Halloween is one of the more enjoyable holidays of the year. Whether you're looking for children's fun and trick-or-treating or the more adult-oriented events, here are some of the top Halloween Happenings around OKC.
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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 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. each night from the 26th through the 31st, featuring several days of trick-or-treating for the kids. 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 $7 per child, and accompanying adults 18 and over are admitted free.
Frightfest at Frontier City
It's a fright-filled Halloween celebration at Frontier City beginning October 4th. Called "family by day and fright by night" by organizers, Frightfest runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 27th, featuring costumed ghouls and monsters, a trick-or-treat trail for the kids and a great haunted house for the older ones that runs until November 2nd. Admission to Frightfest activities is free with park admission, with the exception of an extra charge for the haunted house.
Haunt the River Cruises
Every Saturday in October, kids can get dressed up and enjoy a costumed Oklahoma River cruise with contests and more. Then at night, adults get in on the action. Adult Haunt the River Cruises are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and include contests, entertainment and cash bar.
Trick-or-Treat Halloween Spectacular at Orr Family Farm
From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on October 26th, Orr Family Farm has a safe event for the kids that includes activities such as hayrides, corn maze, animal barn and pony and train rides. In addition, kids can wear their costumes, participate in a costume contest and trick-or-treat around the farm.
Haunt the Harn on Halloween Night
At the historical Harn Homestead Museum, family members of all ages can have a great time on Thursday, October 24th from 6-9 p.m. There will be hay rides, games, bobbing for apples, marshmallow roasting by the fire, crafts, trick-or-treating and more.
Oklahoma Gazette's Halloween Parade
At 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th, the 2013 Oklahoma Gazette's Halloween Parade will begin. It's the costumed fun and entertainments metro residents have grown to love over the last six years. Plenty of food, drinks and merchandise will be available for purchase.
Arcadia Lake's Storybook Forest
Held each year at Arcadia Lake's Spring Creek Park and hosted by the city of Edmond, Storybook Forest opens October 23rd and runs nightly from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through the 30th. The family event, geared toward the younger kids, lets 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.
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 October 26th at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
More in the Surrounding Cities
Ghosts of Fort Reno Tour
On October 19th and 25th, head to El Reno's historic Fort Reno for a thrilling paranormal experience.
- Halloween Spooktacular in El Reno
El Reno's annual Halloween Spooktacular takes place downtown on the 26th, beginning at 8 a.m. There will be trick-or-treating at downtown businesses, a parade, costume contest and more.
- Trick or Treat City in Midwest City
On October 26th 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 October 26th 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 October 26th and costs $5 per person. Tickets must be pre-purchased online. There are also free activities for the kids, story time, train rides and a movie screening of "Monster House." 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.
TG Farms Pumpkin Patch
With two locations, TG Farms is one of the more popular pumpkin patches in the metro area. It begins on September 15th in Newcastle and September 29th in Norman, and there are hayrides, races, mazes, food and more in this unique event for the entire family.
Yukon's Annual Spooksville
Held on October 26th beginning at 1:30 p.m., Yukon's Annual Spooksville is in its 18th 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.
Boofari at Tiger Safari
This is a debut event in 2013. From September 21st through November 5th, Boofari includes pumpkin patch, tram ride and a children's zoo with over 170 animals.