Six Flags Over Texas Fright Fest
WHEN: September 24th – October 31st, 2016
WHERE: Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, TX
WHAT: It’s Thrills by Day and Fright by Night at the most frightening fest in North Texas. Spooktacular shows, chilling attractions and horrifying haunted houses will ensure memorable entertainment for the entire family. The excitement of Halloween will come to life beginning September 24 and every weekend night in October at Six Flags Over Texas.
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Treat Street in the Stockyards
WHEN: October 31, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
WHERE: Stockyards Station
WHAT: Dress your family in their Halloween best and head on down to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards on Wednesday, October 31! Join Stockyards Station and Radio Disney from 6-8pm for costume contests, pumpkin decorating, games, hayrides and trick or treating at Stockyards Station shops.
Treat Street is a safe, family-friendly event that is FREE and open to the public. All Treat Street activities will occur in Stockyards Station Mall located at 140 East Exchange Avenue.
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Autumn at the Arboretum
WHEN: September 17 – November 23, 2016
WHERE: Dallas Arboretum
WHAT: Autumn at the Arboretum features the nationally acclaimed pumpkin village. Featured daily are the Great Pumpkin Search scavenger hunt, Hay Bale Maze in Pecan Grove, and Pumpkin Village displaying four houses decorated with pumpkins, gourds and squash in the theme of Cinderella’s Ballroom, Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother’s tiny house, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Dr. Pompo’s Nose.
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Hangman’s House of Horrors
WHEN: Every Friday & Saturday September 16 – October 29, 2016 7:30 P.M. – Midnight; Nightly October 26 – October 31, 2016 7:30 – 10:00 P.M.
WHERE: 4400 Blue Mound Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76106
WHAT: In 2016, Hangman’s House of Horrors will celebrate its 28th year as the top charity-benefiting haunted house in the nation! To date, the house has entertained over half a million victims and almost $2 million to local charities!
House of Horrors, No Place Like Home 3D and Zombie Outbreak! Additionally, the nineteen-acre property will be transformed into an exciting festival area featuring live bands, food trucks, free photos, festival activities, novelties and more.
Hangman’s has recently been featured on the Travel Channel’s “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions,” a television special showcasing the nation’s top haunts. Additionally, Family Circle Magazine named Hangman’s as one of the nation’s “Halloween Hot Spots!” Most recently, the house was voted the “Best Place to Get Spooked” by the readers of Fort Worth Magazine and named as a “Best of Fort Worth” tourist attraction by the U.S. Commerce Association.
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Flower Mound: Pumpkin Patch
WHEN: October 1 – 31, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 7pm
WHERE: Pumpkin Village, Flower Mound, TX
WHAT: It’s October again and time for the Pumpkin Patch located in Flower Mound, Texas to re-open its gates. Pumpkin Village offers a wide range of activities for people of all ages. Now in our 13th year, we have once again provided a fantastic place for families to have a memorable time.
Prices range from $1.00 to $30.00 per pumpkin, $5-10 parking
Why Pumpkin Village? All profits go to Charity, Free Admission, Free Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Ferris Wheel, Carousel Swing, Barrel Train, Bounce Houses, Punkin’ Chunkin’, Refreshments, Fall Decorations and Picnic Areas are Available
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Boo at the Fort Worth Zoo
WHEN: October 28-30, 2016 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
WHERE: Fort Worth Zoo
WHAT: The Zoo’s family friendly Halloween celebration will continue as a daytime event this year, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. over two weekends. Stay tuned for more information!
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Halloween at the Heard
WHEN: October 15, 2016 6:00 – 10:00 P.M.
WHERE: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
WHAT: Trick or Treat along the Dinosaurs Live! Trail (stopping at each of 9 animatronic dinosaurs plus some other trail “haunts”) – before & after the movie
Experience Collin County’s premier family-friendly Halloween event at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. Halloween at the Heard features a safe environment to experience the joy of trick-or-treating along the eerie Dinosaurs Live! Live-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs trail. Families will enjoy an evening full of fun activities including a presentation of a family-friendly movie on the Heard’s outdoor amphitheater stage.
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Halloween in the Park
WHEN: October 29, 2016 5:00 – 10:00 P.M.
WHERE: Farmers Branch Historical Park, Dallas, TX
WHAT: Halloween In The Park is one of the most popular family-friendly Halloween events in DFW! The event is held at the beautiful Farmers Branch Historical Park which is centrally located near I35 and 635. Halloween In The Park features game booths, trick-or-treat stations, a petting zoo, pony rides, stage entertainment, great food vendors, the one-of-a-kind Haunted Hedge, and more!
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Cutting Edge Haunted House
WHEN: September 16 – November 5, 2016 (times vary)
WHERE: 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX (Intersection of I-30 & I-35)
WHAT: Cutting Edge Haunted House is a dark attraction filled with terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and incredible monsters. This intense, cutting edge, multi-story, multi-themed haunted attraction is widely considered to be one of the best Haunted Houses in the nation, full of chilling detail and unbelievable scares.
Located in a 100-year-old abandoned meat packing plant in a sections of Fort Worth historically dubbed as “Hell’s Half Acre,” the Cutting Edge Haunted House is built upon a foundation of fear. The meant packing equipment is still in use, but now it is a two-story human processing area. Realistic looking human mannequins are hoisted up to the second level and brought through the entire meat packing process until the conveyor system brings the butchered corpses back to the first level. The old meat-packing plant in downtown Fort Worth is a great home for the fantastic special effects that our loyal customers have come to expect. It takes visitors an average 55 minutes to explore Cutting Edge Haunted House. The walk-through is replete with frighteningly-realistic props.
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Legends of McKinney Ghost Walk
WHEN: October 29, 2016 6:00 – 10:00 P.M.
WHERE: Chestnut Square Historic Village and Downtown McKinney
WHAT: Learn about the haunted history of McKinney through this self-guided, self-paced Ghost Walk throughout Chestnut Square Historic Village and the downtown McKinney Square. Ticket booklets provide maps of the sites and storytellers at each site share the legends! Once you have your ticket booklet you can map out your route with stops in between for fun and food! Ticket booklets and wrist bands are available at Chestnut Square Historic Village and the McKinney Performing Arts Center.
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4th Annual Ghouls on the Lawn
WHEN: October 23, 2016 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
WHERE: Tucker Hill, McKinney, TX
WHAT: Ghouls on the Lawn features trick-or-treating (5-7 pm only), haunted graveyard, boo-tanical gardens, pumpkin painting, hayrides, petting zoo, magic show, ghost stories while roasting marshmallows, ghoulish party pictures, monster mash and even a live performance of Harry Potter’s Dance of the Dementors every hour on the hour! The North Texas Food Bank will accept canned food donations at the event entrances for anyone wishing to donate.
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Rockwall Scare on the Square
WHEN: October 31, 2016 4-7pm
WHERE: 111 N. Tennessee McKinney,Texas 75069
WHAT: McKinney’s annual Scare on the Square has grown to hundreds of trick-or-treaters enjoying hayrides, treats and a safe, secure, family-fun Halloween event. Historic Downtown is closed off for trick-or-treaters to cross the street safely and go shop-to-shop for goodies. Bring your little goblins and join us for Scare on the Square!
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Halloween Kids Night Out – Plano Square Mall
WHEN: October 31, 2016, 6-8pm
WHERE: Plano Market Square Mall
WHAT: For children k-5, this year, as in years past, community retailers and the Plano Police, will come together on Halloween night at Plano Market Square Mall to provide children with a safe alternative to outdoor Trick-Or-Treating. Within this secure environment, children will be able to play games, win prizes and Trick-Or-Treat at the numerous booths setup within the mall.
In order to make this event a success the Police Department accepts donations of candy from neighborhood groups, businesses and individuals. In return for making candy or monetary donations to purchase candy, those who made donations have their names displayed and showcased at the event.
For additional information on how you can participate to help make this event a success, call the Crime Prevention Unit at 972.941.2431.
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WHEN: September 23 – October 31, 2016 (times vary)
WHERE: 510 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021
WHAT: 2016 brings an all new level of fear at Moxley Manor Haunted House as we introduce our all new Pitch Dark Haunted House. This year we offer 2 haunted houses, at one location & one price! ($23 GA, $30 Fast Pass)
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WHEN: Every Friday & Saturday beginning September 24th – October 31st (times vary)
WHERE: 410 Houston School Rd, Red Oak, TX 75154
WHAT: Reindeer Manor is a Haunted House near Dallas which has been open to the public for 39 years. It’s twice been named a Top 25 Must See Haunt by Haunted Attraction Magazine, Voted as one of the Top 10 Best Haunted Houses in Texas by Hauntworld.com and featured in such DVD’s as Halloween: The Happy Haunting of America. Also introducting two new haunted houses: 13th Street Morgue and Dungeon of Doom.
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WHEN: Fridays & Saturdays, September 30th – October 29th, Fridays and Saturdays 7:30pm-1:30am
WHERE: 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX 75167
WHAT: SCREAMS is much more than a haunted house – it’s a Halloween Theme Park complete with five major attractions that you can tour as many times as you like – scores of professional actors, activities, food and drinks and games. SCREAM will host Live Bands each night of the season in 2016!
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WHEN: Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights beginning September 23, 2016- Nov 5 and open nightly beginning October 19th – 31st, 2016 7:00 P.M. – Midnight
WHERE: 3560 W. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX 75237
WHAT: Experience the fear! Nationally recognized at the World’s Largest Haunted House, brings the world record to Texas! And yes, it’s even bigger. It will bring even more fear and terror. Come see what we have in store for you this year! In keeping with the “Texas spirit” we just had to make it BIGGER! What else would you expect from the Boneyard? Now see if you have what it takes to find your way out!
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