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