Whether you're the type who is looking for a little treat or a lot of tricks, you're bound to find a ghoul time in Funkytown this Halloween.
Take a 90-minute walking tour around the Stockyards to learn about Fort Worth’s sordid past and all the paranormal activity that it has left behind. Did you know that the paranormal activity in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards is one of the most active and written about in the United States? You’ll get a glass of wine and possibly a few ghostly encounters with your ticket. Get the details.
If you get your thrills from getting chills in a haunted house, then head to the Hangman's House of Horrors. Tickets and time slots MUST be reserved in advance online and multiple COVID precautions are in place. Spooky encounters run weekends in October. Get the details.
Entertaining a younger haunter? Plan a night out on Oct. 24 from 5-7 p.m. for Scaredy Cat Night. The lights stay on and kids get free candy. Get the details.
If the last two years haven't been scary enough, there’s a real haunted house calling your name this Halloween. Located in a 100-year-old abandoned meat packing plant in a section of Fort Worth historically known as “Hell’s Half Acre,” Cutting Edge is open every weekend in October. Get the details.
Halloween Pumpkin pARTy Paint & Play
It’s playtime and pumpkins at this special paint-and-play party on Oct. 15 at Playstreet Museum. Kids can choose a Jack O Lantern votive or Black Cat Pumpkin figurine to paint and pick up on Oct. 19. That’s one way to keep the Halloween fun going all year long. Get the details.
Halloween Spooktacular at Bass Hall
Harry Potter, Frozen, Star Wars aren’t the costumes you’ll see, but actually the sounds you’ll hear from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at the Halloween Spooktacular at Bass Performance Hall. On Oct. 16 get in the mood for trick and treats followed by themed arts and crafts after the performance. Get the details.
Keep the spooky alive Oct. 29-31 at Bass Performance Hall with Halloween on Bald Mountain: Mussorgsky, Liszt and Stravinsky.
Multiple events, festivals and special menu offerings are available across Fort Worth through November 2. View a full list of events here.
Artes de la Rosa proudly presents the 18th annual Día de los Muertos en Fort Worth celebration on Saturday, Oct. 30, with special events including an inaugural Celebration Parade from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by festivities from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Marine Park that includes food, visual artists, face painting, mariachis, ballet folklorico, opera and more. The event is free to attend, and the community and visitors are invited to wear traditional costumes. Get the details,
Crawl your way through Fort Worth's West 7th entertainment district with the “scariest” bar crawl on Oct. 30. With a $1,000 grand prize contest, local food and drinks, photography, and much more, it’s one ticket to fun for ghoul girls and boys. Get the details.
Boo at the Zoo
Carve out some time the last few days of October (29-31) to explore the Fort Worth Zoo. Boo at the Zoo is a trick-or-treater's haven as treat stations, carnival games and more are set up throughout the complex. Costumes are welcomed and Halloween activities are included with general admission. Get the details.
Bring Fido along for the Halloween celebrations on Saturday, Oct. 30, at Neutral Ground Brewing in River East Fort Worth. Proceeds benefit the Fort Worth German Shepherd Dog Club but all breeds and hoomans are welcome and invited to enter the costume contest, enjoy pet and human games, and of enjoy food and beer. Get the details.
Medical City Alliance invites families out to celebrate Halloween safely from their vehicle on Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with their annual Spooktacular Fall Festival. Attendees will stay in their vehicles the entire time while stopping at trick or treating locations spread across the medical campus. This year's event will feature Disney-themed costumes and decor so come dressed as your favorite Disney character or feel free to decorate your car in your favorite Disney decorations! Get the details.
Make trick or treating a high-flying experience on Oct. 30 at the Fort Worth Aviation Museum. Wear your costume and get free admission while you visit each treat station while you visit some real high flyers like Phantom, SeaStalliom and Corsair throughout the museum. Get the details.
Make a mark this Halloween at Crockett Row at the Halloween Chalk Art Festival on Sunday, Oct. 31. Walk the chalk art designs by talented professional street painting artists at West 7th and celebrate the evening with children’s art, face paintings, a costume contest, drink specials, giveaways and more. Get the details.
Enjoy a round or two of golf Halloween weekend and enjoy free face paintings, complimentary balloon art and plenty of candy to go around. The face paint and balloon artist will be onsite Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 31, from 12-2 p.m. Get the details.