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2023 Halloween Happenings

Brick-or-Treat, Downtown OKC Partnership

by Lindsay Cuomo

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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.

Looking for indoor options to celebrate Halloween? Find events happening across the OKC metro, plus trick-or-treating alternatives for when the weather is frightful!

(This guide was last updated on Oct 17, 2023. 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

Oct. 1-6

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. 6-7

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. 6-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 7-28

History and Haunts at the Overholser Mansion (405 NW 15th St). See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the house and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls. Space is limited. $25. Saturday, 6-8 p.m. Also held on Oct. 29.

Oct. 7-29

Haunt the Zoo at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features themed booths displaying an array of family-friendly decorations and elaborate props, perfect for capturing photo moments and collecting treats from candy stations located along the Haunt the Zoo trail. Costumes encouraged. Adults can dress up too but nothing too scary, please. Zoo admission applies. Trick-or-treat bags, $8; members, $7. Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct. 13

Pumpkin Chomp & Stomp at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2000 Remington Pl) features themed animal enrichment activities. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Oct. 14

Curiousiday Spooktacular! Creatures of the Night at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman). Learn all about the creatures who make their homes in the darkness and inspire our spooky legends and stories. This immersive event features animal skeletons, glow paint crafts, UV lighting, nocturnal biology education, festive décor and more. Free with admission. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

FREE Halloween at Hogwarts by the Oklahoma Chamber Symphony at First Church OKC (131 NW 4th St) features an evening of music from throughout the Harry Potter franchise. Approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 14-15

Haunted House at the NW Optimist Recreation Center (3301 NW Grand Blvd) features a walk-thru haunted house. $3. 6:30-9 p.m.

Oct. 15

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Bash at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd) features a family-friendly Halloween extravaganza with trick-or-treating, games, live entertainment, arts & crafts, a photo booth and more. $20-$40. 5-8 p.m.

Oct. 19

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. $8 in advance; $10 at the door. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

FREE Glow Walk at Moore’s Central Park (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) features a story walk, treats, glow-in-the-dark art, glow building and more, with the Moore Library. 7-8 p.m.

Oct. 21

Trick or Trot at Wild Horse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features the Frankenstein Five (5K) or Monster Mile (1-mile) runs. There will be booths set up along the path where the participants can stop and get prizes of candy, stickers, etc. along the way. Costumes encouraged. $10-$15. 9:30-11 a.m.

Oct. 22

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

Oct. 23

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. Best suited 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. There will also be creepy games, a mummy-wrapping contest, dance contest and candy. Capacity is limited. $3 in advance. 6-8 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. 25

FREE Malloween at Penn Square Mall (1900 NW Expressway) features indoor trick-or-treating, photos opps, balloon twisters, face painting and more. 5-7 p.m.

FREE Trunk-or-Treat at Westminster Presbyterian Church (4400 N Shartel Ave) features trunk-or-treating at booths, games and more. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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. 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. $15.95-$24.95. 6:30-9 p.m.

Oct. 26

HalloWest at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features trick-or-treating, crafts, a maker space, face painting, historic re-enactors and more. Costumes are encouraged. Members, $15-$20; nonmembers,$20-$25; kids (12 & under), free. 5:30-8 p.m.

Oct. 26-28

ScaryTale Park at Scissortail Park (655 S Robinson Ave) features candy stops with popular characters and scenes, crafts, photos ops, entertainment and more. $10 per child; adults, $3. See website for schedule.

Oct. 27

FREE Halloween Carnival at the Southern Oaks Recreation Center (6818 S Walker Ave) features glow-in-the-dark activities, games, face painting, food, crafts and more. Costumes welcome. 5-8:30 p.m.

Monster Mash: 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.

FREE Halloween Bash at David Stanley Chevrolet (614 SW 74th St) features food trucks, inflatables, petting zoo, a live DJ, photo booth and more. 6-8 p.m.

FREE FallFest in Downtown Norman (E Main St, Norman) features trick-or-treating, art activities, live performances and inflatables. 6-9 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.

Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up at the OKC Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features unique experiences in a “spook”tacular setting at the OKC Zoo after-hours. Costume encouraged. $37 & up. 7-11 p.m.

Oct. 27-28

Car Wash of Doom at Okie Express Auto Wash (150th St & Santa Fe Ave, Edmond & Main St & Yukon Crossing Ave, Yukon) features a spooky drive-thru ride, supporting Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County. Families can opt for a full haunted tunnel experience or a child-friendly version. $10-$20. 6-9 p.m.

Oct. 28

Monsters on Main Halloween Festival in Downtown Shawnee (Main St & Bell Ave, Shawnee) features a day full of carnival rides, costume contests, live performances, kids activities, artisan vendors, food trucks and more. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. See website for schedule.

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. 11 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.

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

FREE Trunk or Treat at Lambuth Memorial United Methodist Church (3823 S Shields Blvd) features decorated trunks, candy, food and drinks. Costumes welcome. 2-4 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat at Highland Park Baptist Church (400 N Blackwelder Ave, Edmond) features games and creatively decorated trunks. 2-5 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. Best suited for 12 & under. Kids, $4; 13 & up, 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, candy, games, face painting and food trucks. Costumes encouraged. 4-8 p.m.

FREE History Never Dies Halloween Carnival at the Oklahoma Territorial Museum (406 E Oklahoma Ave, Guthrie) features carnival games, prizes, food, candy and Halloween-themed activities both inside and outside of the museum. This year’s theme is Haunted House with the gang from Scooby Doo. All ages welcome. Costumes encouraged. 5-7 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.

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. 6-9 p.m.

FREE Ghost Stories in the Park at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a scary storytelling session. Participants will need to bring their camping chairs or blankets. 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.

Oct. 28-29

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, $15, kids (3-12), $8; kids (under 3), free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 29

FREE Heritage Hills Halloween Festival at Overholser Mansion (405 NW 15th St) features face painting, bike and scooter decorating, pumpkin painting and a bounce house. Costumes welcome. 1-3 p.m.

FREE Fall Fest at Church of the Servant (14343 N MacArthur) features trunk-or-treat activities with games, inflatables, face painting and more. Non-scary costumes are welcome. 3-5 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 Trunk or Treat and Pipescreams at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral (127 NW 7th St) features organ music, games and a trunk-or-treat. 4-6 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at Grace Place Baptist Church (9300 S Anderson Rd) features trunk-or-treating, candy, hot dogs and inflatables. Activities will be held indoors. 4:30-6:30 p.m.

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 food and more..Costumes welcome. 5-7 p.m.

FREE Fall Festival at Trinity Baptist Church (1329 NW 23rd St) features candy, games and food. 5-7 p.m.

FREE Trunk or Treat at Westmoore Community Church (11513 S Western Ave) features decorated trunks, games, candy and more. 5-7 p.m.

Oct. 31

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 Halloween Carnival at Willa D. Johnson Community Center (909 Frederick Douglass Ave) features games activities, face painting, foods, arts & crafts 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.

FREE Truck or Treat at the Ice Event Center (1148 NE 36th St) features candy, games, moon bounce, face painting and more. Sponsored by the Selfless Hands Foundation. Donations welcome. 6-8 p.m.

Halloween Dance Party at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) features dancing, live DJ, trick-or-treating, games and a bounce house. Costumes encouraged. Adults, $12; kids (3-11), $10; 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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