5 Spooky, and Scary Halloween Events

The cooler fall weather is the perfect time to enjoy the scary, spooky, altogether ‘ooky events in the DFW area. So dress up in your favorite costume, here are 5 of the best Halloween events you won’t want to miss.

Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas

Fright Fest is here and lurking around the corner in Arlington, TX. Come to Six Flags Over Texas to enjoy the family-friendly attractions during the day…and experience

Look Out! The park has three interactive Photo Scare Zones, where a zombie, a witch, or something else that goes bump in the night waiting for you. There are also Haunted Houses that only the bravest of the brave dare to go. our Haunted Houses. But beware of those trying to help you as you navigate a labyrinth in darkness. Be sure to grab the Haunted House Add-On which lets you visit all 6 of the premium haunted houses. (You must have park admission and a Haunted House Add-On to visit our premium haunted houses.)

🎃 Fright Fest Admission: One Day Tickets are as low as $39.99. Don’t forget your Haunted House Add-On pass to visit the Premium Haunted Houses. Haunted House Add-On lets you visit all SIX of our premium haunted houses, which are sold separately from your park admission.

💀 Screams

Screams Halloween Theme Park is a totally immersive Halloween experience with 5 Haunted Houses and a whole lot more! The 2021 season runs Friday and Saturday nights through October 30, 2021, 7:30 PM – 1:00 AM.

Screams has five haunted houses, each one has a different theme and offers a totally unique frightening experience. They are sure to find out what terrifies you! Best of all, you can go through the haunted houses as many times as you like.

The 5 haunted houses include:

  • NEW – Klownz in 3-D: Make all your nightmares come true with Boozo the Clown and his freakishly funny cast of zombie clowns, as you try to survive a trip through the circus of madness.
  • NEW – Times Up Maze:  Enter at your own risk and take a trip through time while trying to find your way back to the here and now
  • Cursed… the Witches of TerraMythica Castle:  A terrifying trip in the Medieval Myths surrounding the Magdena Sisters and their evil!
  • Hotel D’Feers:Frozen in time after a brutal mass murder, meet the ones who STAYED for eternity!
  • Zombie Wasteland… Apocalypse: Fight to the finish: survivors think you’re zombies, Zombies think you’re food…

Located in Waxahachie, TX, just 30 minutes from the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Worth at the Scarborough Faire site in Waxahachie just off I-35E. Map and Driving Directions

💀 Tickets can be purchased at the gate or Online.

🎃 Boo at the Zoo

It’s all treats and no tricks at Boo at the Zoo, one of Fort Worth’s most popular Halloween events. Boo at the Zoo features not only more than 6,000 animals to see and 64 acres to explore, but also includes:

  • Trick-or-treat at treat stations located throughout the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Treat stations require a treat coupon – 1 coupon = 4 pieces of pre-mixed candy.
  • Family-friendly Halloween themed entertainment, like Hoo-Booville, a friendly scarecrow is ready to have some fun with music, marionette puppets and magic.
  • Wild Encounters Keeper Chats

Zoo visitors and members receive six (6) Boo at the Zoo treat coupons per admission ticket/Zoo membership You can purchase additional Boo at the Zoo treat coupons ($3 for six coupons) at the Zoo entrance, Safari Traders, Ocean Traders, and the General Store in Texas Wild!

🎃Admisssion: Boo at the Zoo is included with Zoo admission or membership. Free treat coupons are included with paid general admission tickets, consignment tickets, member IDs and POGO pass holders. POGO pass holders must pick up their tickets from member services.

Parking in the Fort Worth Zoo main lot is $5 per vehicle.

👻 Witches Brew Train in Grapevine, Texas

Hop aboard with all the ghouls and goblins on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. The Witches Brew Train leaves the station from the Cotton Belt Railroad Historic District on Friday, October 29 at 7:20 p.m.

The Witches Brew Train experience includes:

  • 2 Texas craft brews
  • Assorted hors d’oeuves
  • Commemorative mug
  • Special entertainment

Admission is $39 (Adults 21+ Only)

👻 Grapevine also has a special  Trick ‘R Treat Train for the whole family. It includes a prepackaged bag of treats, Halloween storybook reading, and fun interactive games. Make sure your little goblins wear their Halloween costume. Climb aboard the Trick ‘R Treat Trains, Saturday, October 30. Order your tickets online.

🔪 Hitchtober at the Angelika Film Center

The Angelika Film Center celebrates Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense with Hitchcocktober. Watch his classic movies: Strangers on a Train (starring Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman) and the movie with the scariest shower scene ever, Psycho (starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles). Advance tickets ONLY

Other Halloween Events Happening Around Dallas – Fort Worth

Scary Halloween Movies

  • VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE: Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom/
  • The Addams Family 2: Everyone’s favorite spooky family is back in the animated comedy sequel.
  • Halloween Kills: That’s right! He’s BACK!

Explore the Dallas Arboretum’s Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden and investigate the creepy world of spiders and explore how they create webs, how tarantulas walk and climb, and make your own spider slime.

DIY slime is just what your Halloween needs. If you are looking for a fun and spooky thing to make for Halloween, why not slime?

Theatre Three’s production of Little Shop of Horrors runs at Samuell-Grand Amphitheater through October 31. https://buff.ly/2YZkFwu

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