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Oct 1, 2021

Can’t-Miss Halloween Fun & Fall Celebrations

Spooky or sweet? You choose.

Many destinations around Oklahoma City have transformed to usher in autumn and welcome families to enjoy the sights and sounds of Halloween. No matter if you’re seeking family-friendly events or bone-chilling thrills, we have something for you this October. We can’t wait to see all of your costumes! Tag us on social media so we can share the fun.

Fright Fest at Frontier City

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People riding the Prairie Schooner at Frontier City


Sweet, kid-friendly fun by day and spooky, spirited fun by night. Fright Fest is back at Frontier City now through the end of October! Come enjoy your favorite coasters, but beware what happens after dark. This year’s haunted attractions include bone-chilling Scarezones and immersive environments like the Garden of Evil and Cirkus Berzerkus. A variety of live entertainment and shows is included with park admission this year, including spooky sing-a-longs and scary skits, part of Fright Fest’s MONSTERTAINMENT. Buy tickets online and skip the line to take part in a haunted night of family-friendly frights and live entertainment.

Pumpkinville at Myriad Botanical Gardens

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Pumpkins and mums at Pumpkinville


Celebrate all things fall as Myriad Botanical Gardens transforms its Children’s Garden into the fantastical Land of Oz at Pumpkinville, October 8-24! As one of Oklahoma City’s most treasured fall traditions, Pumpkinville invites families to come explore imaginative displays created with pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks and mums. Come take part in festive games, crafts, face painting, a Happy Hour Party, Toto’s Spooky Pooch Parade, unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel and so much more. The 17-day festival is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Haunt the Zoo

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Family in costumes outside of Oklahoma City Zoo


Explore your wild side at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s 38th Annual Haunt the Zoo, Saturdays and Sundays throughout October! Don your best costume and enjoy the fun that comes from seeing your favorite zoo animals with the best part of Halloween: collecting candy! Costumed volunteers will be passing out candy and tasty treats at 13 different locations around the zoo. To keep everyone safe, the zoo will be using 8-foot “treat tubes” to ensure social distancing while trick-or-treating. There will be plenty of photo ops along the trail so be sure to bring a camera!

Brick-or-Treat in Bricktown

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Kids in costumes at Brick-or-Treat in Bricktown


Head to one of Oklahoma City’s most lively districts for a festive evening of costumes and candy at the 7th Annual Brick-or-Treat October 25. Kids 14 and under who are dressed in costume are invited to trick-or-treat around participating Bricktown locations. You can pick up an event map at Mickey Mantle Plaza! The spirit of Halloween will be alive with spooky tunes, roaming characters, photo ops and plenty of candy. It’s free and open to the public, so bring the whole family! Make sure to tag us in your photos on social media using #MyAdventureRoad.

OktoberWest at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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OktoberWest logo


Raise your stein and prost to autumn at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s OktoberWest, where Bavarian celebration meets the great plains. The evening’s festivities include live music from AplenMusikanten, games, German specialty foods and beer. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. on October 29 and runs through 10 p.m. Get your tickets now and make plans to stick around to see the incredible art and history throughout the Museum.

Halloween Train at the Oklahoma Railway Museum

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People in costume on the Halloween Train at the Oklahoma Railway Museum


Are you ready to trick-or-treat like never before? Chug along to the Oklahoma Railway Museum in your scariest, silliest or coolest costume to enjoy an exciting Halloween train ride, with plenty of candy, of course! Trains leave the Oakwood Station at various times on Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31. Tickets are $12 for kids 13 and older and $5 for kids age 3 to 12. Kids under 3 ride for free! Stick around for the Halloween Scavenger Hunt, mini golf and goodie bags for every kid. Will you win the trophy for the second annual costume contest?

Spooky, sweet, scary, silly – it’s all on Adventure Road this Halloween. Where are you headed?

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