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Local Halloween Events

 

 

 

Halloween activities have changed over the years.  I remember when I was kid the only event was going Trick-or-Treating. Now kids have all sorts of options for having fun and gathering all that candy.

Here are some local events that you, or your kids, might enjoy!

Friday, Oct 27th

  • Allen Library Halloween Story Time – (FREE, 10:30-11:30am)
    Enjoy a Halloween-themed story time, Big Pumpkin performance, and show off your costume! This year, in place of a trick or treat parade, children will get a take-home craft!  Limited to 275. 
  • Stonebriar Church Fall Festival, Frisco (FREE, 6-9pm)
    This will soon be a family favorite. The kids can run from game to game to win prizes: carnival games, bounce houses, bake walks, balloon animals, climbing walls, and face paintings.

Saturday, Oct 28th

  • Fall Festival at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church  (FREE, 4-7pm)
    The Fall Festival will be full of fun, games, bounce houses, food trucks, game trucks and many other activities. 
  • Halloween Skate at Allen Community Ice Rink ($5 for entry & $3 for skates, 11:45am-1:45pm)
     Come enjoy candy, raffles and more. 
  • Howl-O-Ween Barking Bash (FREE, 1-3pm) at Bethany Lakes Park
    Dress up your dog and join the fun! Enjoy contests, games, raffles, demonstrations, and vendors.
  • Legends of Mckinney Ghost Walk McKinney Square ($$, 6-10pm)
    This is a self-guided, self-paced Ghost Walk through downtown McKinney Square

Sunday, Oct 29th

  • Trunk or Treat at Greenville Oaks Church in Allen, (FREE, 5-7pm)
    Enjoy the evening by visiting the decorated trunks to play games and receive candy and prizes.
  • Fall Festival at First United Methodist Church in Allen, (FREE, 12-2pm)
    Trunk or treat, Face Painting, Bounce Houses and Petting Zoo

 

Special needs Children

  • Saturday, Oct 28th from 4-7pm at Lifetime Fitness
    Fall Carnival and Resource Fair for all individuals with special need and their families featuring train rides, games, candy and resources.  See www.especiallyneeded.org for more information
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Jeff Kofahl

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