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 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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Hangman’s House of Horrors

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 masks are required. Spooky encounters run October 2 through November 7. Get the details.

Entertaining a younger haunter? Plan a night out on October 11th and 25th from 5-7 p.m. for to Scaredy Cat Night. The lights stay on and kids get free candy. Parking is free until 7 p.m. both nights. Get the details. 

Hangman's 2020

Cutting Edge Haunted House

If 2020 hasn'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 October 2 through November 14. Tickets must be purchased in advance online and capacity is limited to 50%. Get the details.

Special Events & Spooks

BYO Pumpkin

In need of a girls' night out? Kick off the start of fall with a little pumpkin carving at She Belongs Fort Worth on October 7. Supplies will be provided as well as some lite bites and drinks with your $10 ticket. just remember to bring your own pumpkin. Get the details.


Halloween Day

2020 Monster Dash 5K & Marathon

The Annual Cox Running Club (CRC) Monster Dash Half Marathon, 5K & Beer Mile will take place at Woodshed Smokehouse on Halloween Day. Included in registration fee is beer and refreshments, random door prizes, finisher medals and more. Get the details.

Medical City Halloween

6th Annual Spooktacular Fall Festival Celebration 

Medical City Alliance invites families out to celebrate Halloween safely from their vehicle from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will stay in their vehicles the entire time while stopping at trick or treating locations spread-out across the medical campus. Guests will scan a QR code upon entrance to access a map and participant information. Children 15 years of age and younger are welcome to participate in a costume contest (contestants will be judged by stepping outside of their vehicle while maintaining a healthy distance). Get the details. 


Boozy Haunts and Happenings

Sugar Skulls at Rogers Roundhouse

Plan another girls' night out to paint your own sugar skull at Rogers Roundhouse on October 28. Skulls will be pre-drawn and ready for attendees to paint and detail to their liking. Class is limited to 10 people and tickets are $20. Get the details.

Please review the CDC's guidelines for a safer Halloween experience.