Visit: Austin Halloween 2018 – Things to Do


Zombie Ball ft. Assemblage 23

WHEN: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 9pm – Sunday October 14 2:30 am

WHERE: Elysium: 705 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701

WHAT: Join us for a night of the living dead! Are you the walking dead, maybe you were infected by the T-Virus, maybe you work for the Umbrella Corporation, or maybe you just love killing zombies! Navigate your way through the smoke and black lighting and find your way to the dance floor and watch a live performance by Assemblage 23. Vendors will be on hand to help you put those last minute finishing touches on your costume with accessories and even get your face painted to look like the scariest zombie around! Costume Contest after the concert!

Dance the night away with DJs Void, AsuraSunil and of course the guest of honour, DJ Neph!


Wandering Photography will be on hand to help you memorialize your night.

Darkest Candy Designs Gothic couture jewelry and novelty items.

Tarot Readings by Austin Mediums

Zombie face painting by Melissa Morgan

Costume Contest after the A23 concert and will be judged by the roar of the crowd! Bring your friends!

Costumes must be zombie-themed, zombie, zombie hunter, characters from zombie video games/movies/graphic novels etc. Please, no Nazi Zombies.

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WHEN: Every Friday until October 26, 2018 at 8pm

WHERE: The Ghost Walk begins in the lobby of the haunted Downtown Omni Hotel (directions click here)

WHAT: Follow the phantom footsteps to the first Hospital in Austin, the old jailhouse location, the Capitol grounds, the Governor’s Mansion, the Capitol grounds and of course the Driskill and much more.

If you are looking for haunted
history and good chilling Halloween family fun this tour is for you! Walking tour is 90 minutes long.

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Pumpkin Hunt

WHEN: Held every weekend in October. Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m.

WHERE: Evergreen Farms

WHAT: The Pumpkin Hunt is a family-friendly event where
children of all ages can enjoy fall activities.

All activities are ongoing throughout the day, allowing families to customize their experience at the farm. Pumpkins of all sizes will be available for purchase.
The premier event, the
Pumpkin Hunt, includes a wagon ride into the Christmas tree fields where mini pumpkins are hidden in the trees. After the Hunt, enjoy pumpkin decorating on the pavilion along with the other activities and games.

The Evergreen Farms authentic
pumper fire truck will again be at the Pumpkin Hunt.  The truck will stop on the ride and demonstrate how the hoses and pumps work as well as sounding the sirens along the way.  Each child will receive a fire hat after the ride.

Pumpkin Parade with Staci Gray


WHEN: October 31st, 2018 10:30  – 11:30 A.M.

WHERE: Lake Travis Community Library

WHAT: Wear your costume and parade around the library at children’s musician Staci
Gray at the annual Pumpkin Parade! Trick-or-Treat!

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Halloween Children’s Concert

WHEN: October 28, 2018 1:00 PM and 4:00 pm

WHERE: Dell Hall, Long Center for the Performing Arts


It’s creepy,
crawly and so much fun it’s spooky! Your little ghost or goblin will help haunt Long Center’s Dell Hall for the Austin Symphony’s annual Halloween Children’s Concert. This exciting concert features frightfully fun symphonic
music that is stimulating for young eyes and ears (ages 2–10). The entire family is invited to dress up in their favorite costume and enjoy “boo-tiful” music with their Austin Symphony Orchestra!

This season’s featured piece will be selections from Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel. Other pieces will be “The Imperial March” from Star Wars, Richard Wagner’s ”Ride of the Valkyries”
from Die Walküre, Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” and many more!

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Georgetown’s 24th Annual Halloween Festival

WHEN: October 25 from 5:30-8:30 pm

WHERE: Community Center in San Gabriel Park

WHAT: The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department invites you to the 24th
Annual Halloween Festival. This fun-filled family event will definitely get you into the spirit of Halloween, so get dressed up and come on out!

The Festival will be held inside the Community Center. Admission is free, but each booth or activity charges a fee to participate. Cash only! Please bring $1 bills and quarters!

Back again this year is a Free Trick-or-Treat Village! The Trick-or-treat Village will be set up in the Community Center front lawn from 5:30-8:30 pm with local businesses and non-profit organizations passing out candy. Trick-or-treat bags will be provided,
or bring your own!

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Fall Fun Festival – Round Rock, Texas

WHEN: October 31, 2018 9:00 – 11:30 A.M.

WHERE: The Lakeview Pavilion Festival Area at Old Settlers Park

WHAT: The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Fall Fun Festival
2018 will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at Old Settlers Park.


Eeek! Spat! Slime! It will be a ROARing great time!

Join Round Rock Parks and Recreation for a Superhero themed Fall Fun Festival. Calling all of our little preschool monsters to jump in and join in on the fun! It will be filled with lots of activities for all of our little ghouls and goblins. Lots of
fancy fun including Carnival games, Hayrides, Cookies and Punch, Storytime and much more!

Don’t forget to come in costume and bring a canned food item to donate to the Round Rock Serving Center! This year’s theme is Superhero Fun!

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Boo at the Austin Zoo

WHEN: Every Friday and Saturday night in October 6:30 – 9:00 P.M.

WHERE: Austin Zoo, 10807 Rawhide Trail, Austin ,TX, 78736.

WHAT: Boo at the Zoo is
a fun-filled evening for ghosts and goblins of any age. Come dressed in your Halloween finest (no adult masks, please) and enjoy our Zoo-wide event including the Zoo bedecked in Halloween spookiness, our nocturnal animals, an eerie
train ride and unlimited passes through our mansion. Pack a picnic to enjoy in our Picnic Grove or visit our Concession Food Truck for a special treat.

Be sure to catch our musical entertainment show in our temperature controlled venue space, the Events Pavilion. Tickets are $3 per person (children under the age of 2 are free). The approximately 25 minute puppet show includes singing, dancing and interactive
fun. Show times are 6:45 PM, 7:25 PM and 8:10 PM. Admission is $17.50

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