2017 Fall Fun Guide
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Cooler temperatures beckon Oklahoma families outside for fall fun. Whether strolling a pumpkin patch with a cup of warm cider or trying your hand at a nostalgic carnival game at a fall festival, embrace the season with a fun fall outing from our Fall Fun Guide.
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(This guide was last updated Oct. 10, 2017. This is a working list so please check back often for updates. If you know of an event or festival you'd like to see included, please email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sept. 30 - Nov. 5
Chester’s Pumpkin Patch at Chester's Party Barn & Farm (5201 Cimarron Rd, Piedmont) features unlimited pony rides, hayrides, 3-acre mystery maze, games, FREE pumpkin with admission and more. Annual memberships are available. Admission is $10 for children 1-10, $6 for ages 11-64. Infants 11 months & younger and seniors ages 65 & older are free. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 - 6 p.m. 373-1595.
Oct. 7 - 29
Pirate Island at RIVERSPORT Adventures (725 S Lincoln Blvd) features inflatables, treasure hunting, and adventures in the Youth Zone. $10. Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
FREE Brick or Treat in Bricktown (Reno & Mickey Mantle) features trick or treating at more than 40 Bricktown businesses, a pumpkin-painting station and SNL photo booth. 4 - 7 p.m.
FREE Kings and Queens Family Fall Fun Night at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church (8140 NW 36th St, Bethany) features a Bible walk with sensory items as prizes, glow games, sensory activities and more. Costumes are welcome. Preregister online by Oct. 18. 6 – 8 p.m.
FREE Autumn Art & Science at the Edmond Library (10 S Boulevard, Edmond). Explore the science behind some of the exciting changes that unfold during Autumn. Preregister. For ages 5 - 12. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
“Halloween at the Movies” Kilgen Organ Performance at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr). Organist Clark Wilson will provide musical accompaniment while attendees enjoy a screening of the silent horror film, Nosferatu (1922). Members, $10; nonmembers, $20. 7 - 8:30 p.m.
FREE Mall-O-Ween at Penn Square Mall (1900 NW Expressway) features mall-wide, indoor trick-or-treating at participating retailers and a festive photo area. Costumes are welcome but only during event hours. 6 - 8 p.m.
FREE Fall Fun Night at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church (8140 NW 36th St, Bethany) features glow games, a Bible Walk, punkin chunkin, and other fun activities including trunk-or-treat. Costumes welcome. 6:30 – 8 p.m.
FREE Spike's Spooktacular Fall Festival at Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman). Explore the galleries while hunting for prizes, snap a photo with props at the photo booth, get your face painted or create the perfect fall craft. Kid-friendly costumes are encouraged. 4-7 p.m.
FREE Life-sized Candy Land at the Southwest OKC Library (2201 SW 134th St). Travel through the Gumdrop Mountains all the way to the Peppermint Forest. This is a come and go event for all ages. No registration required. Costumes are encouraged. 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Haunt the Harn at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd) features trick-or-treating and more. $5 in advance or $7 at the gate. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
FREE Spooky Stories at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Enjoy spooky stories around a "campfire." For ages 12 & up. 7 – 8 p.m.
FREE Fall Fest at Westminster Presbyterian Church (4400 N Shartel Ave) features Features trunk-or-treat, games, half-mile costume walk and food. In the event of rain, activities will be held in the basement of the church. Costume walk, $5. 5 – 7 p.m.
Spooktacular Night at Tot Town (841 SW 119th St) features fun games, crafts, a costume contest and more. Contests will be divided by age. $10; members, free. 5 - 8 p.m.
FREE Fall Festival at Crow's Corral at Lake Thunderbird State Park (13101 Alameda Dr, Norman) features face painting, games with prizes, popcorn, cotton candy and other treats. 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Dave & GHOST Buster's Kids Halloween Party at Dave & Buster's (5501 N May Ave) features cookie decorating, a costume contest, trick-or-treating, and a top secret surprise. For kid's 12 & under. Price includes kid's cheeseburger or crispy chicken bites, french fries, unlimited soda and a $15 power card with unlimited game play. $19.99. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
FREE Tractors & Treats at First Southern Baptist Church (6400 S Sooner Rd) features a treat trail for the whole family with candy, prizes and costumes. Costumes encouraged. Activities with take place indoors. 6 – 8 p.m.
FREE Fall Festival at Church of the Servant (14343 N MacArthur) features trunk-or-treat and carnival games outdoors. Indoors, guests can enjoy inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, a cake walk, therapy dogs and a bake sale. Dress up encouraged, but no scary costumes please. Families are encouraged to bring donations of diapers or wipes for Infant Crisis Services. In case of rain, activities will move indoors. A hot dog dinner, cotton candy and popcorn will be available for minimal cost. 6 – 8 p.m.
FREE Annual Fall Fest in Downtown Norman (Main St, Norman) features trick-or-treating, costume contests for adults, kids and pets, moon bounces, activities and more. 6 - 9 p.m.
Mummy & Son Masquerade Ball at Norman Recreation Center (1701 12th Ave NE, Norman) features a special night for mothers and sons to celebrate Halloween. Preregister. $8. Two dances: 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m.
Moore Mummy & Son Dance at The Station at Central Park (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) features a Halloween-themed dance for mothers & sons ages 4-14 with a haunted room and treats. Costumes encouraged. $10 in advance; $15 day of. 7 – 9 p.m.
Macabret: A Spooktacular Halloween Review at UCO Jazz Lab (100 E 5th St, Edmond) features some of your favorites songs about vampires, zombies and werewolves including Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Only the Good Die Young.” Friday & Saturday, 6:30 & 9 p.m.; Sunday, 5:30 & 8 p.m.
Oct. 27 & 28
St. Elijah Food Festival & Bake Sale at St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church (15000 N May). Sample pastries, breads, cookies, cakes, pies and ethnic foods from around the world, made by the parishioners of St. Elijah, and tour the historical church. Free to attend. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Edmond Historic Ghost Tours in Downtown Edmond (various locations). Learn about the history of Edmond and take a tour of the Downtown Area where many founding fathers of the city lived and worked. Tour guides dressed in late 1800s and early 1900s period costumes will play the parts of deceased historical figures to bring them back to life. $7. 6 - 9 p.m.
Ghost Stories at the George M. Murrell Home (19479 E Murrell Home Rd, Park Hill) features storytellers in period costume spinning yarns about the "Hunter's Ghost" and other chilling accounts about the Murrell Home the Cherokee Nation and more. Sessions will begin every 15 minutes. Best suited for kids ages 8 & up. Preregister. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 27 - 31
HallowMarine at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium Dr, Jenks) features an indoor trick-or-treat trail, games, inflatables, PeeWee Pirate Zone, treasure hunt and mermaid and pirate dive shows plus, all the exhibits are open. Children (3-12), $7; adults, $10; kids (2 & under), FREE. 6:30-9 p.m. nightly.
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