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Fall Fun From Our Sponsors

by Lindsay Cuomo

The online polling website YouGov reports fall is the favorite season for most Americans, so it’s no surprise fall brings tons of new activities and events to the Oklahoma City metro. Find pumpkin patches, hayrides, festivals, trick-or-treat events and more things to do this fall in the OKC metro this month. See these things to do from our advertisers and be sure to check out all our fall guides at www.metrofamilymagazine.com/fall for even more fall fun inspirations.

Ongoing Events

Wings Annual Fall Festival and
Pumpkin Patch

Through Oct. 13

13700 N Eastern Ave, Edmond

405-242-4646, www.wingsok.org

Hayrides, pumpkin train rides, corn maze, hay slide, bounce houses, pony rides, Betsy the milk cow, games and much more! Pumpkins are available for purchase. All proceeds go to Wings, a special needs community that enhances the lives of adults with developmental disabilities through social, vocational and residential programs. Special Saturday activities, like touch-a-truck, a petting zoo and the Land Run Alpacas, vary. $5 per person for ages 3 and older; ages 2 and under are free. Open Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1-6pm.

 

Pumpkin Patch at Kenny Farms

Through Oct. 27

205562 E County Rd 40, Woodward

405-714-3453, www.kennyfarms.com

Experience a laid-back day of country living this fall at Kenny Farms. Pick out your pumpkin and hang out with mini pigs, horses, donkeys, bunnies, goats, chickens and ducks in the petting farm. Also enjoy a plethora of family-friendly activities including pedal cars, a tractor playset, corn pit, inflatable obstacle course, pumpkin slingshots and more in the fresh country air. Admission is $10; the farm is open on Saturday, 10am-6pm, and Sunday, 1-6pm. Kiddie Days feature half-price admission on Tuesday & Wednesday from 10am-2pm.

 

Chester’s Pumpkin Patch

Through Nov. 3

5201 Cimarron Rd, Piedmont

405-373-1595, www.facebook.com/chesterspartybarn/

Celebrate fall at Chester’s Party Barn with unlimited pony rides, a petting zoo, hayrides, a three-acre mystery maze, barnyard games, free pumpkin with admission and more. Annual memberships are available. Special activities are planned for Fall Break, Oct. 19 and 20. In addition to the daily amenities, guests can enjoy food trucks, giveaways, shopping and live entertainment. Admission is $10 for children and $6 for adults. Infants 12 months and younger and seniors 65+ are free. Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, noon-6pm.

 

Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch

Through Nov. 2

105340 Greer Rd, Lamont

580-713-3608, www.rusticrootsevents.com

Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch features pumpkins and fall décor as well as a 10-acre corn maze, petting zoo, corn cannon, hay maze, tractor rides, jump pad, giant slide, concessions and more. Admission is $8-12. Open weekdays for field trips; Friday & Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 1-8pm. Open special Fall Break hours Oct. 16-21 from 10am- 8pm.

 

Pumpkinville at Myriad Botanical Gardens

Oct. 11-27

301 W Reno

405-445-7080, www.myriadgardens.org

Pumpkinville is a celebration of all things fall! The Children’s Garden transforms into a vintage fall carnival featuring thousands of pumpkins, hundreds of gourds, crafts, games, imaginative displays and more. Visitors can enjoy Paint-a-Pumpkin and harvest-themed vendors, plus ride the Pumpkinville Express Train on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission includes rides on Mo’s Carousel. Members and kids 2 & under are free; non-members, $8.

 

Fall Y’all at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Oct. 14-19

1400 Classen Dr

405-235-4458, www.oklahomahof.com

Welcome fall with the whole family at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s Fall Y’all celebration. Enjoy story times, crafts, movies and special activities with community partners. Daily themes include pajama day, dinosaur day, dance day and more. Activities begin at 10:30am. Admission is free throughout the day.

 

Camp Cadence Fall Break Horse Camp

Oct. 17-19

Cadence Equestrian, 14150 S Pine St, Edmond

405-348-7469, www.cadenceequestrian.com

Whether you are new to riding or want to expand your horse skills, learn something new during Fall Break (and other school breaks) at Camp Cadence, a day camp that is all about horses. No previous
horse experience necessary. Safe camp horses used for indoor and outdoor riding.

 

Storybook Forest

Oct. 23-30

Arcadia Lake, 7200 E 15th St, Edmond

405-216-7471, arcadialakeok.com

Fairytales come to life on a fun, not-scary trail filled with roaming characters at Spring Creek Park. Additional activities include hayrides, games, story time and a campfire for roasting hot dogs and marshmallows. A $2 discount is available for tickets purchased before Oct. 23 (buy them at any of the Lake Fee Collection Stations or at the MAC building at Mitch Park). Admission charged for children; adults in same car with child(ren) are free. Weekdays, $12; weekends, $15. The trail is open nightly from 5:30-8:30pm.

 

Day Events:

Fort Reno Historical Spirit Tours

Oct. 12 & 26, 7-10pm

Historic Fort Reno, 7107 W Cheyenne St, El Reno

405-262-3987, www.fortreno.org

By lantern’s light hear the stories of the restless spirits of the old military post and how they align with some of the unsolved mysteries at Fort Reno. It’s a spooky, fun and educational evening for the whole family, and the Oct. 12 event features a special trick-or-treat night. Admission is $15 for adults and $7 for kids. Families can also enjoy a special screening of Hocus Pocus at Centre Theatre on Oct. 11 at 7pm and Downtown El Reno’s FREE Spooktacular on Oct. 26 from 10am-noon.

 

SONIC Drive-in Family Day at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Oct. 20, noon-5pm

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr

405-235-3100, www.okcmoa.com

Visit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art for FREE, thanks to Sonic Drive-In! On top of free admission, families can take part in free art-making activities and explore the pop-up library with friends from the Downtown Library. Make memories with OKCMOA and SONIC that last a lifetime!

 

Haunt the Harn

Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30pm

Harn Homestead, 1721 N Lincoln Blvd

405-235-4058, www.harnhomestead.com

Head to the historic Harn Homestead for old-fashioned Halloween fun including trick-or-treating stations, games and other fun activities. $7 in advance; $10 at the gate. Best suited for ages 5-10. Those accompanying trick-or-treaters do not have to pay admission.

 

Church of the Servant Fall Festival

Oct. 25, 6-8pm

14343 N MacArthur Blvd

405-721-4141, www.servantokc.org

Enjoy a celebration of all things fall including carnival games, trunk-or-treating, a costume contest, face painting, inflatables and balloon animals. The evening will conclude with a fireworks display. Admission is free but a hot dog dinner, cotton candy, popcorn and a bake sale will be available for minimal cost. Children should bring treat bags to collect candy and prizes. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to bring donations of diapers or wipes for Infant Crisis Services. Non-scary costumes are welcome. In case of rain, all activities will move indoors.

 

Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Block Party

Oct. 25, 6-9pm

Unpluggits Paint & Play

575 Enterprise Dr, Edmond

405-340-7584, www.unpluggits.com

Art and science collide at this fun, FREE Halloween Block Party featuring Unpluggits and Mad Science! Enjoy exciting games, festive crafts, face painting, interactive science demonstrations and more. Guests in costume will be entered into a drawing to win fun prizes and a food truck will be onsite serving up tasty snacks.

 

Turn the Town Upside Down!

Oct. 26, 10am-noon

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St

405-478-2250, www.nationalcowboymuseum.org

Fun and fantasy abound when the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum welcomes families to the transformed Prosperity Junction Western town to enjoy imaginative, kid-friendly activities. Families can sample sarsaparilla in the Silver Dollar Saloon, create a spooky woven mat, make a lantern and color a trick-or-treat bag. Costumes encouraged. Activities are free with museum admission. No reservations required. In addition, families can enjoy special activities at the museum during Fall Break. Drop in Oct. 17, 18 & 21 to create your own masterpieces from 10am-2pm.

 

Skate Galaxy’s Spook and Roll

Oct. 26, 1-5pm & 7pm-midnight

5800 NW 36th St

405-605-2758, www.skategalaxyokc.com

Go retro at Skate Galaxy’s Spook and Roll Halloween party. Families can skate to spooky tunes, play games to win prizes and compete in a costume contest! New this year, families with younger kids can start their festive fun earlier with an afternoon session. Admission is $10 for the afternoon and $15 for the evening. Also check out Fall Break day skates on Oct. 17 & 18, family skate night on Oct. 17 and all-night skate on Oct. 19-20.

 

Edmond Park’s Trunk or Treat in the Park 

Oct. 26, 5-8pm

Mitch Park, 1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond

405-359-4630, www.edmondparks.com

Calling all ghosts and goblins! Trunk or Treat returns to Mitch Park. Visit decorated vehicles to get candy in a fun, safe environment. Attendees can try their hand at the dunk-a-cop station. The event is free to attend and costumes are encouraged.

 

New Covenant UMC Trunk or Treat

Oct. 27, 3-5pm

2700 S Blvd, Edmond

405-562-3200, www.newcov.tv/events/trunk-or-treat

Decorated trunks, tons of candy, games, face painting and inflatables await at New Covenant United Methodist Church’s annual Trunk or Treat. Non-scary costumes are encouraged and admission is free.

 

Nichols Hills United Methodist Church Fall Festival

Oct. 27, 5-7pm

1212 Bedford Dr

405-842-1486, www.nicholshillsumc.org

Enjoy all your family’s favorite things about fall in a single event. This Fall Festival features a chili cook-off, hay rides, games, s’mores and more. Admission is free.

 

Destiny Fun Fest

Oct. 27, 5:30-8pm

Destiny Christian School, 3801 SE 29th St

405-677-1451, www.destinyokc.com

Bring the entire family to Destiny’s Fun Fest to enjoy an evening of fun with inflatables, costume contests, music, family photo opportunities, carnival games and trunk-or-treating with tons of candy! Admission is free and concessions will be available for minimal cost. In case of rain, all activities will move indoors.

 

Brick-or-Treat

Oct. 28, 4-7pm

Bricktown, S Mickey Mantle Dr

405-235-3500, downtownokc.com/brick-or-treat

Parents and guardians are invited to bring their children to Bricktown to trick or treat at participating businesses. The central hub of the event is at Mickey Mantle Plaza at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark where attendees can pick up an event map. There will also be a free pumpkin painting station, free photos from The SNL Booth, roaming characters and lots of great costumes. This event is free and open to the public. Trick-or-treaters must be under age 14 and in costume to receive candy.

 

Bone Chilling Halloween Event

Oct. 31, 6-9pm

SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, 10301 S Sunnylane Rd

405-814-0006, skeletonmuseum.com

Enjoy a spooky, but not too spooky, celebration with trick-or-treating stations, candy, raffles, games, owl pellet dissections and more. Costumes are encouraged and admission is $8. Kids under 3 are free.

 

Yukon’s Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival

Nov. 2, 9am-3pm

1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon

405-350-8937, www.yukonok.gov

Yukon’s Dale Robertson Center comes alive with fall spirit featuring more than 45 booths from across Oklahoma selling candles, wood art, needlework, home décor and more. There will also be Indian tacos for sale along with a bake sale with proceeds going toward Friends of the Park. Admission is free.

 

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s Holiday Bazaar

Nov. 9, 9am-3pm

308 NW 164th St, Edmond

405-348-3292, www.holytrinityedmond.org

Score unique holiday gifts while supporting a great cause at the annual Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by Lutheran Women in Missions. Browse a selection of unique gift ideas from more than 80 local vendors featuring paintings, quilts, jewelry, pottery and more. Proceeds benefit the Regional Food Bank’s Backpack Program and the OKCity Crisis Nursery.

For even more fall fun, check out our fall guides filled with family-friendly things to do this fall in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Moore, Yukon and beyond. 

About the author: Born and raised in the Oklahoma City metro and a graduate of the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma, Lindsay Cuomo has worked for MetroFamily since 2014 covering local stories, people and events. Lindsay is a mom to three school-aged boys and calls Moore, Oklahoma home.