From haunted houses to animal encounters, Fort Worth has family events that are sure to make spooktacular celebrations that are fun for all ages. Grab your candy bucket and don’t forget your costume when you hit the streets for Halloween in Cowtown.

Boo at the Zoo: October 25-27, 10-5:00 pm. Celebrate the spooky season with your favorite zoo animals and fun, fall themed attractions at the Fort Worth Zoo. Free with zoo admission, events include live animal shows, a pumpkin patch, carnival games, and treat stations.

Trails and Treats at the Fort Worth Nature Center: October 24, 5-7:00 pm. Dress up in your Halloween costumes and enjoy this free family event that hiking the trails around the Nature Center for candy treats, games, and crafts.

Treat Street at the Historic Stockyard Station: October 31, 6-8:00 pm. Join Stockyards Station and RADIO DISNEY for a safe, family-friendly Halloween Party in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards. Events include Trick or Treating in the Stockyard Station shops, costume contest, pumpkin decorating, and plenty of games and prizes.

Hangman’s House of Horrors: Fridays & Saturdays September 13- November 2; nightly October 27-31: The longest running haunted attraction in Fort Worth will close its haunted doors after 25 years. While the House of Horrors may be too intense for young kids, the 3-D Wonderland is the perfect non-scary, but fun event for the younger set to celebrate the season.

Fort Worth Boo at the Zoo

Photo Courtesy: Fort Worth Zoo, Boo at the Zoo (2012)