The scariest time of the year is here! Whether you’re in it for the candy, the costumes or the camaraderie, Fort Worth has something for everyone. So whip up your best timely or classic costume and join in the fun with these events. 


Boo at the Zoo 

October 27, 28, 29 


Head to the top-ranked Fort Worth Zoo for family-friendly fun including trick-or-treating, themed entertainment, animal shows and more. This festive daytime event is free with Zoo admission or membership. Learn more.  


Movie Night at Whiskey Ranch 

Friday, October 27 


Bring in Halloween weekend on Friday with an outdoor movie night featuring a seasonal favorite: Friday the 13th. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at 7 p.m. Food trucks will be selling from 6 to 8:30 p.m., the retail store will be open for shopping and a (complimentary) Palm & Tarot card reader will be on-site all night. Bring a blanket and/or chair. Tickets are $10 including event admission and one cocktail (non-refundable). Get tickets. 


Costumes & Cocktails at Whiskey Ranch  

Saturday, October 28 


Keep the festivities going with a Halloween costume contest from 12 to 5pm. Guests are invited to adorn their best costumes to win several prizes, accompanied by TX cocktails and live music. The grand prize winner will receive a TX Whiskey Barrel. Food trucks will be on-site and complimentary axe throwing will be provided by Fort Worth Axe Factory. Tickets are $15 including event admission and one cocktail (non-refundable). Get tickets. 


Texas Home and Garden Pumpkin Patch  

September 11 – October 30  


Hulen Mall’s Garden Center pumpkin patch offers great photo ops with the family. Learn more. 



Trick-or-Treat at the Fort Worth Aviation Museum 

October 28 


Take your little ones trick-or-treating and marvel at airplanes! The 4th annual event will have candy stations and festive decorations that plane enthusiasts will love. Wear a costume for free admission. Learn more. 


Official Fort Worth Halloween Bar Crawl 

October 21, 27, 28 


Hop from bar to bar in the West 7th area and get into the festive spirit with drink specials, spooky surprises, great music and more. Tickets include 3 days of bar crawl adventures, so come dressed in your scariest or most creative costumes and win a $2000 value prize. Get tickets.  


Halloween Bar Crawl – West 7th  

October 27 & 28 


Wear your costume and explore the West 7th area bars at this 6th annual Halloween Bar Crawl! Tickets include 2 days of bar crawl adventures with custom drink specials, afterparties, professional photographers and a $1000 grand prize for the best costume. Get tickets. 


Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics 

Wednesday October 18, 6:30 & 8:45 


Discover Halloween-inspired music at Downtown Cowtown at the Isis Theater under the gentle glow of candlelight. The Listeso String Quartet will perform Halloween classics such as Thriller by Michael Jackson, themes to Stranger Things, Halloween, Psycho and The Exorcist, medley from The Nightmare Before Christmas, classics such as Der Erlkong by Franz Schubert and more. Get tickets. 


Cutting Edge Haunted House 

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Located in a 100-year-old abandoned meat packing plant in the area formally known as “Hell’s Half Acre,” this dark attraction is filled with terrifying live actors, realistic special effects and incredible monsters. It is an intense, multi-story, multi-themed haunted attraction that was voted Best Haunted House in the Nation by USA Today in 2021. The Haunted House takes visitors 55 minutes to explore and children must be at least 40” tall. Get tickets. 


Hangman’s House of Horrors 

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Hangman’s House of Horrors has been scaring DFW for 35 years. Not for the faint of heart, this haunted house tells the story of Hezekiah Jones, aka The Hangman, who haunted the banks of the Trinity River in the late 19th century. Join for a night of frights, spooky jumps and the chance to experience the most popular haunt legends in the Lone Star State. Get tickets. 


Halloween Run 

Saturday, October 28 


Take part in the annual Halloween Run along the Trinity Trails, where fitness meets frightful fun! This event blends the spirit of Halloween with a thrilling running event. Choose between a 5k, 10k or half marathon. Wear your running shoes and best costume and get ready for a ghoulishly good time. Register here. 


Stockyards Ghost Tours 

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What better time to book this year-round tour than Halloween? Historic Fort Worth is known for its paranormal activity, so take a walk through the area with an entertaining and knowledgeable guide to discover the spooky stories that’ll make your skin crawl. Discover the history of the Stockyards through the lens of those who’ve lived here (and perhaps still do…). Get tickets.