Halloween Events in Houston, Texas

Halloween Events For Your Young Children

1. Boo on the Boardwalk

Head to the Kemah Boardwalk for tons of spooky fun lasting throughout the entire month of October. Boo on the Boardwalk features a schedule of exciting and creepy events that will be great fun for children and adults alike. Every Freaky Friday, Scary Saturday and Spooky Sunday, you and your family can enjoy activities such as mini pumpkin decorating, kid’s costume contests, magic shows, Halloween movies and live concerts at the Kemah Boardwalk. You can also visit the Dungeon of Doom Haunted House featuring clowns, masked men with chainsaws and other creepy creatures. This attraction might be best suited for older kids. Your little ones will better enjoy a stroll though the Little Boo Haunted Fun House. For even more hair-raising Halloween happenings, stop by Kemah Boardwalk on October 31 for Trick or Treating at the boardwalk retail shops, a live performance by the band Velvet Punch from 5 PM – 9 PM and more haunted house fun at the Little Boo Fun House and Dungeon of Doom Haunted House.

Kemah Boardwalk

215 Kipp Avenue

Kemah, TX 77565

2. Halloween at the Houston Children’s Museum

The Houston Children’s Museum is hosting an array of ongoing Halloween themed crafts and scheduled events to enjoy throughout the month of October. Take your little ones to the Houston Museum of Science to enjoy some of the following activities this spooky season:

Monsters Love Color Mixing

This activity was inspired by the children’s book called “Monsters Love Colors” and lets your child paint their very own monster.

Grow A Jack-O-Lantern Bean Sprout

Sustainability and Halloween collide in this eco-friendly activity. Your child can decorate their very own biodegradable seed pot, plant a pea seed and take it home to watch it grow.

Sugar Skull Mask

Create a sugar skull mask in celebration of Dia de los Muertos!

Witch’s Wand

The Witch’s Wand activity allows you and your child to design your own witch’s wand.

“It’s Alive!” Frankenstein Workshop

In the Inventor’s Workshop, your child can get creative as they invent and bring to life spooky Halloween monsters!

Trick or Treat

Bring your child to Trick or Treat at the Houston Children’s Museum any week day from 4 PM to 6 PM,Thursdays from 4 PM to 8 PM and all day on weekends through Halloween night!

The Houston Children’s Museum

1500 Binz Street

Houston, Texas 77004

3. Monster Mash Halloween Spooktacular at Memorial City

If you are looking for somewhere other than your own neighborhood to take your child trick or treating this year, head to the Monster Mash Halloween Spooktacular at Memorial City Mall on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 5 PM – 7 PM! Your child can get dressed up in their Halloween costume of choice and trick or treat though Memorial City Mall’s retail shops. After your child has collected their candy, make your way to the Xfinity Fireplace for a fun filled Halloween dance party featuring DJ Beetlejuice!

Memorial City Mall

303 Memorial City Way

Houston, TX 77024

4. 2nd Annual Kids Party Bus Trick or Treat Ride

Another candy centric event, the 2nd Annual Kids Party Bus Trick or Treat Ride takes trick or treaters and their parents to the River Oaks and Memorial area by bus for some Halloween tricks and treats from 6 PM – 9 PM. The trick or treat ride features child friendly Halloween music to get riders in the spirit of the holiday. To ensure the safety of you and your children, the bus will ride on the feeder and back roads where possible. To attend this event, purchase a ticket HERE and then meet at Grand Lux Cafe in Uptown Houston. Seating on the bus is limited to thirty riders, so hurry and purchase your tickets today! Early bird pricing for this event is $20 per child and $20 per parent.

Grand Luxe Cafe Parking Lot

5000 Westheimer Road

Houston, Texas 77056

5. Night of the Living Dead Movie Screening at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Celebrate Halloween this year with a spooky movie at Miller Outdoor Theater! This eerie event will feature the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead. No tickets are necessary for this screening, as it is free for you and your family to enjoy this Halloween, Thursday, October 31, 3019 at 7:30 PM. Whether rain or shine, you can come celebrate the spookiest day of the year with this scary movie screening!

Miller Outdoor Theatre

6000 Hermann Park Drive

Houston, TX 77030

6. Pearland’s 17th Annual Trick or Treat Trail

As an alternative to traditional trick or treating, take your child to the Trick or Treat Trail in Pearland at Independence Park from 5:30 PM – 8 PM! This Halloween event will feature local business and organizations that have formed a trail through Independence Park to pass out candy and other Halloween treats to your children. You can also enjoy Halloween themed music as you walk along the trail. Giant costumed dinosaurs will be found walking the trick or treat trail and food vendors will provide plenty of yummy food options to satiate your appetite. Beginning at 6 PM, a Halloween costume contest will be held on the Independence Park Stage for children ages twelve and under. Limited onsite parking is available with additional parking space at the Searcy Ninth Grade Center.

Independence Park

3449 Pearland Parkway

Pearland, TX 77581

7. Halloween Trick or treat at CityCentre

This Halloween night from 5 PM – 7 PM, you can take your children to CityCentre for trick or treating! Various merchants from Houston including Altar’d State, Ascent at CITYCENTRE, bellagreen, Beverly Hills Rejuvenation Center, Bowl & Barrel, Brahmin, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Chipotle, Eddie V’s, Fellini Gelato & Caffe, Free People, FUSE Dynamic Workspace, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Hemline and more will be passing out candy to your little ones. After your child has collected their candy, you can then enjoy a monster mash in the plaza until 8 PM.

CityCentre

800 Town and Country Blvd.

Houston, TX, 77024

8. The Monster Mash Trick or Treat Stop

If you live near The Woodlands, consider stopping by The Monster Mash Trick or Treat Stop from 5 PM – 8 PM for a spooky good time this Halloween. This free event will be held at the The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park and will feature trick or treating with dressed up recreation center staff, inflatables, fun games, exciting crafts, costume contests and so much more! Concessions will be available for purchase at this event. 

The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park

6464 Creekside Forest Drive

The Woodlands, TX 77389

9. Trunk and Treat at The Harbor

Instead of taking your little one trick or treating door to door this year, you can take them trick or treating trunk to trunk during Trunk and Treat at The Harbor on Thursday, October 31, 2019 starting at 6:30 PM! This event is free for all ages and provides a safe alternative to traditional trick or treating. At Trunk and Treat at The Harbor, you and your children will walk around a well lit parking lot to different decorated cars and booths that offer games, candy and other Halloween treats! 

The Harbor

2821 W. Parkwood Avenue

Friendswood, TX 77546

10. Trail of Treats at The Cottage House in Veranda

Bring your child to trick or treat around the model homes in Model Home Park this Halloween from 5 PM to 7 PM! Each home will offer a different form of spooky Halloween entertainment such as face painting, balloon twisters, food and candy.

The Cottage House in Veranda

23323 Pearl Glen Drive

Richmond, TX 77469

11. Trick or Treat at the 1838 Menard House

For one night, the oldest residence in Galveston will open its doors for a a ghoulish fun time on October 31, 2019 from 5 PM to 7 PM! If you live in Galveston, do not miss this chance to explore one of the most beautiful old residences in the area as your children enjoy trick or treating and more!

1838 Michel B. Menard House

1605 33rd Street 

Galveston, TX 77550

Halloween Events For Adults and Teenagers

  1. The Houston Scream Fest

Every Thursday through Sunday in October, including Halloween, you and your friends or loved ones can enjoy a fantastically eerie Halloween night at The Houston Scream Fest. Your $40 admission ticket offers much more than just entry to this haunted house. Entry tickets include entrance into the festival, unlimited entrance to the haunted houses, free drinks including adult beverages, a carnival style midway, Admission to H-Town paintball ($50 value), indoor air-conditioned restrooms, zombie paintBall attraction, live concerts every night the park is open, a massive stage for live entertainment while you wait, picnic table food court and well-lit security patrolled parking. Purchase your Houston Scream Fest tickets here

The Houston Scream Fest

1500 Elton Street

Houston, TX 77034

2. Scream World

Scream World is one of Houston’s most terrifying haunted houses with different themed attractions within its walls. These attractions include:

The Voodoo Swamp: 

This attraction will take you through a dark, damp swamp where snakes, marsh monsters and other terrifying critters will spook you.

Jakes Slaughterhouse: 

Jakes Slaughterhouse is a dingy, old-style meat processing plant which features ghoulish creatures that will give you a fright.

Edge of Darkness: 

This attraction offers a spooky experience inside different aspects of modern society including a hospital room, a boiler room and the morgue.

Maze of Maniacs:

One of two outdoor attractions at Scream World, Maze of Maniacs uses the disorienting flash of strobe lights as evil clowns follow and terrorize you.

Zombie Graveyard: 

The second outdoor attraction at Scream World is Zombie Graveyard where the undead lurk in a forgotten marsh. 

Purchase your tickets for Scream World here.

Scream World Haunted Houses

2225 North Sam Houston Pkwy West

Houston, TX 77038

3. Haunted Trails

Another haunted attraction for adults and teenagers is Haunted Trails. This attraction is the most thrilling outdoor Halloween experience in Houston and provides visitors the experience of walking through acres of disturbing and horrifying scenes that will satisfy your need to be spooked this Halloween. These trails include zombies, clowns and other creepy creatures, body parts, creepy crawlers and more and is open on Halloween night from 7:30 PM until 11 PM. Purchase your tickets to Haunted Trails here.

Haunted Trails

11500 Antoine Drive

Houston, TX 77066

4. Houston Terror Dome

The year it opened, the Houston Terror Dome was names the Scariest Haunted Houston In Houston by the Houston Chronicle. Because this is one of the most terrifying Halloween experiences available in Houston, it is not recommended that children under the age of twelve enter the attraction. This year, Houston Terror Dome has invested in new effects, new rooms and new actors to ensure that you have an extra scary time. You can purchase tickets for Houston Terror Dome here.

Houston Terror Dome

16030 East Freeway

Channelview, TX 77530

5. Phobia Haunted House

Phobia haunted house features eight haunts over thirty acres that will scare anyone, no matter your biggest fear. These haunted attractions include Dawn of the Machine, Mind Control, Genetic Nightmare, Mania, Darke Institute, Darke World, Contagion and Savage Ground. You can buy your tickets to Phobia haunted house on site. It is suggested that you show up to Phobia by 8 PM to avoid the long lines.

Phobia

5250 S. Sam Houston Parkway East

Houston, TX 77048

Whether an adult or child, Halloween can be fun for anyone! All of us at Natran Green Pest Control hope that this list helps you and your family to find a spooky, safe and fun filled Halloween event to attend this year. Happy Halloween!

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