From ghost tours and murder mysteries, you may get a little boo scared out of you. Here are some of the spooks and haunts not to miss this October (and November) in Fort Worth.

Ongoing Haunts & Spooks

Stockyards Ghost Tour

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? Get the details.

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Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner and Show

Take a light-hearted trip back to the Wild West, where laughs fly like bullets and hilarity is the law of the land. Billy Bob's Texas brings you a fun-filled evening in the elegant 81 Club. Show includes a gourmet buffet, doors open at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m.

BBT Murder Mystery


Hangman’s House of Horrors

Take the older kids to Hangman’s House of Horror’s for a choice of three different experiences: “Hangman’s House,” “Zombie Outbreak” or “No Place Like Home.” After your tour, stick around to enjoy games, music and food trucks. Spooky encounters run through November 3. Get the details.

Hangman's House

Special Events & Spooks

Trails and Treats

Learn about some of the region's misunderstood animals at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge’s Trails and Treats on Thursday, October 25. This free event includes lots the fun and organizers encourage participants to wear a costume. Carnival games and treats will be available. Get the details.

Greer Island - Nature Center

Boo at the Zoo

Carve out some time the last weekend of October to explore the Fort Worth Zoo in a way the kids will not soon forget. Boo at the Zoo is a trick-or-treaters haven as treat stations, carnival games and more are set up throughout the complex. Costumes are welcome and Halloween activities are included with Zoo general admission. Get the details. (This event occurs October 26, 27 & 28)

Boo at the Zoo


Halloween Day

Treat Street in Stockyards Station

This annual event is a great place to take the kids. Head to Stockyards Station Wednesday, October 31, from 5 -7 p.m. for costume contests, complimentary hayrides, Halloween games and trick-or-treating. Don’t forget to check out the Cowtown Cattlepen Maze! Get the details.

Treat Street

The Haunting of Whiskey Ranch

Experience the spooky side of Whiskey Ranch during a murder mystery dinner with Comedy Killers Comedy Murder Mysteries this Halloween. Ticket purchase includes passed hors-d'oeuvres, an Italian dinner and dessert, and three TX cocktails set to the murder mystery show. Tickets are limited and priced at $90/person.

Whiskey Ranch


Brewery Haunts and Happenings

Martin House Brewing Company

6th Annual Booery Tour, October 27, 1-5 p.m.

Martin House

Rahr & Sons Brewing Co

Halloween Tasting, October 31, 5-7:30 p.m.

Rahr & Sons Brewing Company