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2022 Halloween Happenings

By Arcadia Lake

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If you believe October is all about the costumes and the candy, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up a list of Halloween events from trick or treating to costume contests and more happening this month in Oklahoma City and beyond that are all about the tricks and treats. So don’t wait until Oct. 31 to get that costume on, celebrate all month long with these trick-or-treat events happening throughout the metro! Want more fall fun? See all our fall fun guides.


This guide is generously sponsored by Arcadia Lake. Their annual Storybook Forest event kicks off Oct. 23 and continues through Oct. 30, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun, not-scary trail filled with roaming characters and lots of treats. Families can also warm up by a campfire while listening to a story. Tickets are $12 per trick-or-treater and $5 per adult. Buy your online at storybookforest.com.


(This guide was last updated on Sept. 19, 2022. 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 calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com)

Oct. 1 – 7

Pumpkin Drive at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St). Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive FREE same-day admission to the Zoo. The donated pumpkins will be used to decorate the Haunt the Zoo trail. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 7 

Spooky Skate at the Sky Rink (801 S Robinson Ave) features a night of spooky skating and a costume contest under the stars. All ages welcome. $8, includes quad skate rental. 6-10 p.m.

Flashback Friday at Centre Theatre (110 S Bickford Ave, El Reno) features a screening of Hocus Pocus (rated PG), a costume contest and one free popcorn per ticket. Concession proceeds benefit the El Reno Community Theatre. $5. 7 p.m.

Oct. 7-8

Tombstone Tales in Enid (201 W Owen K Garriott, Enid) features a hayride tour through the Enid Cemetery. Re-enactment characters portray historic personalities who once lived in the Enid area, telling their unique, true stories. $15. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 8-29

History and Haunts at the Overholser Mansion (405 NW 15th St) features a brief introduction in the carriage house, followed by an after-hours tour of the mansion. Space is limited to 30 attendees each night. $25. 7-9 p.m.

Oct. 8-30

Haunt the Zoo at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features candy stations located along the Haunt the Zoo trail. Guests can also visit themed booths displaying an array of family-friendly decorations and elaborate props, perfect for capturing photo moments. Costumes encouraged. Adults can dress up too but nothing too scary, please. Zoo admission applies. Trick-or-treat bags, $7; members, $6. Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 9

FREE Magic Lantern Star Ball in the Paseo Arts District (30th & Dewey) features a hands-on multi-arts event inspired by interstellar photographs of the stars and galaxies taken by the new Webb Space Telescope. Children are encouraged to start their costumes at home with their parent’s help before the Star Ball. On the evening of the ball, children and parents can top off their costumes at studio workshops. Free to attend; donations accepted. 5-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 14

FREE Outdoor Movie Series at Lions Park (450 S Flood Ave, Norman) features an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus. The movie begins at sundown.

FREE Creepin It Reel Movies in the Park at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features a Halloween-themed, double feature with Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice. 7-11 p.m.

Oct. 15

Trick or Trot at Wild Horse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features the Frankenstein Five (5K) or Monster Mile (1-mile) runs. $10-$15. 9:30 a.m.

FREE Spooky Saturday at the Belle Isle Library (5501 N Villa Ave) features a horror movie extravaganza with films ranging from G to PG-13. Light refreshments will be served, while supplies last. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Oct. 16

Spooky Pooch Parade at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Special guest judges will present prizes to the best and most creatively dressed pooches. Preregister to participate. Spectators welcome! Members, $5 per dog; nonmembers, $10 per dog. 2-3 p.m.

Oct. 20

Haunt the Harn at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd) features an outdoor trick-or-treating event with old-fashioned games and crafts. Friendly costumes are encouraged. $7 in advance; $10 at the door. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 21

Ghouls Night Out at Scissortail Park South – Songbird Plaza (1423 S Robinson Ave) features a screening of Beetlejuice, plus specialty brews and drinks. Prices vary. 6-10 p.m.

Oct. 22

Boo on Bell in Downtown Shawnee (Main St & Bell Ave, Shawnee) features trick-or-treating, costume contest, carnival, car show and more. See website for schedule.

BOOtanical Trick or Treat at Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a safe, fun, and unique way to trick or treat for kids of all ages. Preregister, space is limited. Members, $9; nonmember,$14. 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 23

Delmar Bites Trick or Treat at Delmar Gardens Food Truck Park (1225 SW 2nd St) features food trucks, face painting, live music and trick-or-treating. Food trucks and vendors will be passing out treats. Free to attend. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct. 23 – 30

Storybook Forest at Arcadia Lake (7200 15th St, Edmond) features a fun, not-scary trail filled with roaming characters. Additional activities include storytime, concessions and a campfire. $12 per child; $5 per adult. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 24

FREE Brick or Treat in Bricktown (Reno Ave & Mickey Mantle Dr) features trick or treating at Bricktown businesses, popular characters and local mascots, spooky tunes and more. For ages 14 & under. 4-7 p.m.

Yukon’s Mummy & Son Masquerade at Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon) features a fun evening of contests, spooky music, dancing and more for boys ages 4 – 12 & their mummies. There will also be creepy games, face painting, a mummy wrapping contest, dance contest and candy. All attendants receive one hotdog and one drink. Capacity is limited. $3 in advance, $5 day of. 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 25

FREE Trunk-or-Treat at Westminster Presbyterian Church (4400 N Shartel Ave) features trunk-or-treating at booths, games, food and more. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 25-31

HallowMarine at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium Dr, Jenks) features indoor trick-or-treating for kids of all ages. Guests can follow the Trick-or-Treat trail for candy and see marine life in the surrounding exhibits. Dress up in your best Halloween costume for a chance to win prizes. $7 & up. 6:30-9 p.m.

Oct. 26

FREE Trunk or Treat at Christ’s Church of Yukon (620 Vandament Ave, Yukon) features trunk-or-treating, interactive games, hotdogs and candy. 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 27

Halloween Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Edmond Historical Society & Museum (431 S Boulevard, Edmond) features a craft and storytime. Stuffed animals will stay the night at the museum and explore behind-the-scenes areas at the museum. $2 per stuffed animal. 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 27-29

Macabret: A Spooktacular Halloween Revue at the UCO Jazz Lab (100 E 5th, Edmond) features a celebration of the Halloween season with songs about vampires, zombies and werewolves. Reservations are strongly recommended. $22. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 28

Ghouls & Goblins: Halloween Dance at The Station Recreation Center (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) features a spooky night to enjoy with the family with a haunted room, treats and games. Costumes are encouraged. All ages welcome. $10 in advance; $15 day of. 6-8 p.m.

Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up at the OKC Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features unique experiences created around the event’s haunted summer camp theme. Costume encouraged. $30 & up. 7-11 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat at Hope Connection Church (8309 S Santa Fe Ave) features decorated trunks handing out candy, refreshments and more. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 29

Halloween on the Green at Will Rogers Gardens (3400 NW 36th St) features fall-themed crafts including sugar skull decorating, face painting, trick-or-treating and more. Preregister. Best suited for 11 & under. $5. 9 a.m. – noon.

Enchanted Treat Trail at Scissortail Park (655 S Robinson Ave) features fairytale fun that follows the spooky tale of Hansel and Gretel. Follow your sweet tooth throughout the Park to uncover all the magical activities. $10 for first child; $5 additional children; kids (2 & under), free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

FREE Spooktacular Storytime at the Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St) features  Halloween-themed storytime and a costume parade. Costumes encouraged. 10-10:45 a.m.

Steampunk Fall Celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of themed activities including a robot maker space, Steampunk crafts and more. Free with admission. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

FREE Paranormal Fest at the Downtown Library (300 Park Ave) features all things paranormal with presentations by guest experts vendor booths, children’s programming and a movie marathon. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

FREE Spooktacular in Downtown El Reno (Main St, El Reno) features treats, games and fun for the whole family. 11 a.m. – noon.

Festival of Freaks at State Fair Park – Centennial Building (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features purveyors of the weird, dark artists, paranormal investigators, mediums, monsters, magicians and more. There will be local vendors offering strange and mysterious wares, monstrous creatures, fortune tellers and unique dancers. Family-friendly costumes welcome. $5; kids (3 & under), free. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

OKC Halloween Jam at Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park (1700 S Robinson Ave) features a BMX jam, costume contest and Peace and Pancakes food truck. Noon-8 p.m.

FREE Halloween at the Museum at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum (431 S Blvd, Edmond) features games, crafts, candy and other activities. 1- 4 p.m.

FREE Halloween Party at the Southern Oaks Library (6900 S Walker Ave) features a costume contest, crafts and games. Preregister. 2-4 p.m.

Spooksville at Yukon Community Center (2200 S Holly Ave, Yukon) features the Mutt Masquerade dog costume contest, children’s costume contest, carnival and haunted trail. Costumes encouraged. Kids, $4; adults, free. 2-6 p.m.

FREE Haunt Old Town Moore (Broadway Ave, Moore) features family fun activities including trick or treating, food trucks, inflatables, games, music & candy. The Moore Community Center (301 S Howard Ave) will have trick-or-treating and a haunted room. 4-7 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat in the Park at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond) features decorated vehicles and candy for kids in a safe & fun environment. Costumes encouraged. 5-9 p.m.

FREE Mustang Spooktacular at Wild Horse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features carnival games, inflatables, train rides, food trucks and more. 5:30-8 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat at Wickline Church (417 Mid-America Blvd, Midwest City) features trunk-or-treating, food and lots of candy. 6-8 p.m.

FREE Ghost Stories in the Park at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a marshmallow roast and some scary stories. Costumes welcome. 6:30-8 p.m.

Ghost Stories Tours at the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum (1141 Pawnee Bill Rd, Pawnee). Guides will lead guests through the park telling spine-tingling, ghostly tales about Oklahoma, the surrounding area and the Pawnee Bill Ranch. $5. Best suited for ages 8 & up. 6:30-9 p.m.

FREE Movie on the Lawn at Chisholm Creek (1332 W Memorial Rd) features an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus. The movie will begin around sunset. Bring your own blankets or chairs.

Zombie Run at Ruby Grant Park (4396 N Interstate Dr, Norman) features a Zombie-filled course in the woods of Ruby Grant Park. The 5K will be adult-themed; the 1-mile course is better suited for ages 10 & under. After the race, enjoy snacks and dancing under the stars. Costumes encouraged. $22 & up. 7 p.m.

Oct. 29 & 30

Halloween Train at the Oklahoma Railway Museum (3400 NE Grand Blvd) features a 40-minute Halloween train ride, mini-golf course, scavenger hunt and costume contest. Costumes encouraged. Train rides: 13 & up, $12, kids (3-12), $8; kids (under 3), free. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 30

FREE Trunk or Treat at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (10600 N Council Rd) features a trunk or treat with candy and decorated trunks, plus fire trucks, police cars, face painters, balloon artists, cupcake walk, free hot dog meal and more. Costumes welcome. 5-7 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat Fall Festival at Church of the Servant (14343 N MacArthur) features trunk-or-treat activities with fun treats. Non-scary costumes are welcome. 4-6 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at Highland Baptist Church (2425 SE 4th St, Moore) features a family-friendly evening with candy, games, inflatables and more. 4-6 p.m.

FREE Carnival and Trunk or Treat at Trinity Lutheran Church (603 Classen Blvd, Norman) features trunk-or-treating, games, cake walk, face painting, candy, crafts and more. Non-scary costumes are encouraged. 4-6 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at Winners Church (5500 NW Expressway) features a costume contest, photo booth, pumpkin painting, inflatable obstacle course, food and more. 5-7 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at Trinity Baptist Church (1329 NW 23rd St) features candy, games and food. 5-8 p.m.

Oct. 31

FREE Itty Bitty Dance Party at Belle Isle Library (5501 N Villa Ave) features a dance party for toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers. Participants will dance, play and participate in other activities that will expend energy and increase early literacy skills. 10-11 a.m.

FREE Haunt the Hill On Calle Dos Cinco in Historic Capitol Hill (SW 25th St from Hudson to Robinson Ave) features games, trunk-or-treating and more. Costumes encouraged. 5-7 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat at Edmond First Baptist Church (1300 E 33rd St, Edmond) features decorated trunks, popcorn, carnival games and more. Costumes welcome. 6-7:30 p.m.

Bone Chilling Halloween Event at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) features a bounce house, games, candy, raffles, owl pellet dissections and more. Costumes encouraged. Adults, $10; kids (4 & up), $8; kids (3 & under), free. 6-9 p.m.

 

Find even more Halloween fun including trick-or-treating alternatives with our Halloween event guides filled with things to do all month long!  

 

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