Halloween Grosstopia at Childrens Museum of Houston

Events for Halloween in Houston – Grosstopia Image Courtesy of Children’s Museum Houston

Looking for Halloween Events in Houston? H-Town has plenty to offer for Halloween-themed family fun in October — and then there are a couple of events designed especially for the adults in the family. Check out this roundup of things to do in Houston for Halloween through October 31 — some of which are free!

Halloween Events in Houston for Adults

Purgatory Scream Park

Check out this house of horrors during Halloween month 2021. Image courtesy: Purgatory Scream Park

Purgatory Scream Park is Google’s top rated Houston area Haunt for good reason. Formerly known as The Kingwood Asylum, they are frequently acclaimed for their movie quality sets and social media famous characters. The Scream Park houses several attractions beyond the original asylum, and with nearly 27,000 sq ft of horror all wrapped up in one ticket it is a challenge for even the stoutest of heart. New attractions such as ‘Dead Woods’ shanty town, suspected home of the Cajun roux-ga-roux legend, and the ‘School of the Dead,’ where little monsters learn their wicked ways, are but a taste of what awaits at the scream park this Fall.
When: Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, plus Halloween and the first week in November.
Where: 1965 Northpark Dr., Kingwood TX 77339
How Much: Admission is $40 or $60 for VIP passes

 

Phobia Haunted House

With their all-new location, this oldie but goodie has new attractions and special effects each year. Voted a fan-favorite Houston haunted house, you’re sure to get creeped out. There are multiple attractions to choose from- The Darke Institute, Clown Mania, Exile, Savage Ground, and more. Tickets are $15 each or you can buy combo tickets and save some serious cash. Phobia is open now and every weekend in October, plus the first weekend in November and the week of Halloween.
When: Till 31 October 2021
Where: 5250 S. Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston TX 77048

The Haunted Trails

When night falls, you face your fears at this haunted house in Houston. You get two attractions for one low price at this outdoor fear space. Be sure to stay on the path! Tickets are $28 and you can skip the line with a speed pass for an additional $10! They’re open weekends in October, plus the first weekend in November.
When: Till 31 October 2021
Where: 11500 Antoine Dr., Houston TX 77066

13TH FLOOR HAUNTED HOUSE 

Billed as one of the scariest haunted houses in Houston, 13th Floor offers over 25,000 sq. ft. of scares. There are numerous attractions, including a haunted house and axe throwing. You’ll need to get your tickets in advance.
Where: 7075 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W Ste 20, Houston, TX 77069

For a complete round up of Haunted Houses Read: Best Haunted Places in Houston for 2021

Houston Halloween Events For Kids 

Pearland Trick or Treat Trail

Pearland Trick or Treat Trail 2021 flyer

Come with your kids to the Pearland Rec Center & Natatorium which will be hosting a free trick-or-treating event on Halloween in the evening. There will be tons of booths and great activities for the children. All are welcome at this trick-or-treat event where there’s an actual Trail Station that passes out goodies during the event.
When: 31 October 2021 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Independence Park, 3449 Pearland Pkwy, Pearland, TX 77581

courtesy Children’s Museum Houston

If you’re looking for kid-friendly things to do this week, swing by the Children’s Museum Houston. The museum is getting into the holiday spirit with Grosstopia, an event that will include creepy experiments, monstrous face-painting, costumes, and daily hunts for candy and goo.
When: Tuesday, October 12-Saturday, October 30th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:
Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much:
$12 (general admission)

Boo on the Boardwalk

Kids can enjoy free Trick-or-Treating at the Kemah Boardwalk for Halloween-themed fun through 31 October. Enjoy trick or treating at retail stores, outdoor movies, magic shows, costume contests, kids’ activities and more. Lots of free fun but haunted houses have a fee.
When: Till 31 October 2021
Where: 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565

Kids Halloween Party: Spooky Fun

This is a Halloween treat exclusively for kids where there’s art, tons of food, costumes and an exciting paint party too! Dress up the little ones at home in scary costumes for trick or treating and they can also participate in lots of activities and so many fun games.
When: 31 October 2021 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Primary Paint Party – Prime Art Gallery | 11002 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77042

Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo

courtesy Houston Zoo

For the month of October, there are few places that get into the spirit as much as the Houston Zoo. Every day of the week, kids are encouraged to wear their costumes, explore the carved pumpkins, ride the Scary-Go-Round, stop for photo ops and, of course, see and learn about the animals. This year, the zoo has added a lantern tunnel into the mix. Note: Adults can also wear costumes as long as they’re appropriate. All tickets for the zoo are now sold online, and prices depend on which day you pick and how busy it’s likely to be.
When: October 1st-31st, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
How Much: Tickets start at $18.95 for non-members. Check out ways to save with discounts and coupons at the Houston Zoo

 

Trunk or Treat

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Of the many trick-or-treat events happening for children, there’s one at The Harbor, where instead of going door to door, kids can walk around in a decorated parking lot and collect candy handed out by those sitting in decorated vehicles. There are a number of booths for games, candy and other treats in store too!
When: 31 October 2021
Where: 2821 W Parkwood Ave, Friendswood, TX 77546

Halloween Events in Houston – Parties 2021

Kawaii Zombie Halloween Food Festival

Attend a fun family event which has over 30 food vendors, dozens of beers from the brewery, live entertainment , trick-or-treating for all and a special costume contest centered on the “Kawaii Zombie” theme. Entry at this event is absolutely free but don’t forget your wallet to pay for the delicious food that includes fresh pasta, Korean BBQ pork ribs, Yakitori and lots more!
When: 30 and 31 October 2021
Where: 8th Wonder Brewery | 2202 Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77003

One Night of Terror and Turn Up Halloween Party

At this amazing Halloween bash, there’s a ton of drink specials and Jell-O shots for sale, a photo booth as well as amazing cash prizes for the best costume at the party! You can purchase tickets from a range of offers including the no-food ones and others that offer sides and tacos.
When: 31 October 2021
Where: D’Elegance Reception Hall | 14 Uvalde Road, #Ste C, Houston, TX 77015

Vault Nightclub: Halloween Goes Hollywood

Attend the brightest and biggest Halloween bash brought about by Houston Nightlife Ent where there’s a costume parade, tons of exciting cash prizes, music mixes, Halloween decorations and lots more. Dress in your scary and party best for this lit evening.
When: 31 October 2021 | 9:00 pm
Where: Lumen Lounge | 5020 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77098

 

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