With so many Dallas Halloween activities that are family-friendly, I can’t wait to get out and explore our cities! Hocus Pocus season is upon us… I mean, Halloween season and we want ALL the candy.
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So, do you need to find a family-friendly Dallas Halloween spot to take your little ghouls and goblins? We’ve got you covered. Here are the top 10 Dallas Halloween haunts your whole family will love!
10 Fun Family Friendly Dallas Halloween Haunts Your Kids Will Actually Love!
You’re going to have a spooktacular time at these family Halloween haunts in the metroplex!
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge – Grapevine
October 1 – October 31
Are you ready for an adventure? Howl-O-Ween is a great place to plan a day or weekend staycation with the family. Enjoy the magical trick-or-treat trail, monster bash dance party, and spooky storytime. Rain or shine, celebrating a safe Halloween at Great Wolf Lodge is a great idea. Not only will you get to have a spooktacular time, but you can still enjoy everything the Great Wolf Lodge has to offer, like an indoor waterpark, dining, and shopping.
Boo at the Zoo – Fort Worth
Taking your kids to the Fort Worth Zoo is always fun, but combine that with Halloween spooks? Your kids will love it! Go trick or treating with a twist. Enjoy treat stations, carnival games, and animal shows meanwhile you decorate a pumpkin with paint and accessories and display it with the rest of the communities hand-crafted pumpkins. Get your tickets here.
Pumpkin Nights – Arlington
October 10 – November 3
Who doesn’t like the perfect photo op? Pumpkin Nights features over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins, lighted and each made by local artists. We’re so ready to discover the Forbidden Pumpkin City and a pirate’s cove. Did I mention they also have treats for kids and adults? Hot cocoa for two, please.
Halloween at the Heard – McKinney
Halloween at the Heard is a family affair. If you’re looking for a safe environment and unlimited fun for your family then get ready to the time of your lives! Everyone will enjoy trick-or-treating alongside life-size animatronic dinosaurs. It’s an evening full of fun activities. Learn more here.
Brick or Treat Legoland- Grapevine
Are you ready to have a spooky kooky time? It’s time to plan a visit to Brick or Treat Legoland! Your kids will enjoy going on a scavenger hunt, building Dracula figures and take part in a costume contest.
Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas – Arlington
Get ready for a thrilling adventure. Fright Fest is the perfect place to take your teens for a day filled with adventure and spooks-galore. If you have younger kiddos, visit Looney Tunes spooky town for family-friendly fun. Ride the Texas Giant, enjoy a funnel cake and see how Six Flags is transformed.
Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival
Celebrate a Mexican tradition with the Denton community! Day of the Dead festivities includes a coffin race, a twilight lantern parade, Cirque de Horror, a pumpkin patch, and a costume contest. So mark your calendars and enjoy this free event. Learn more here.
Costume Swap – Coppell
If you’re looking for a place to swap last year’s Halloween costume and find this year’s new-to-you costume, The City of Coppell’s Costume Swap is a must-attend event! Learn more about the event here.
Scare on The Square – McKinney
It’s that time of the year again! McKinney’s annual Scare on the Square is upon us. Scare on the Square is an inviting event for all trick-or-treaters. Enjoy a hayride and get ready to eat all the candy! So, bring your little goblins and join in on the fun!
Boo at the U – Denton
Boo at the U is an event you won’t want to miss! This free event includes tons of candy for everyone, games, ghost stories, a haunted house, performances and more! Create memories with your family that will last a lifetime in this family-friendly space. Learn more here.
Area Dallas Halloween Haunts Your Kids Will Actually Want to Go To
Are you ready to eat, drink and be scary? We sure are! Fitting all the Dallas-Fort Worth Halloween events may not be possible, but each event will be one for the books. Wishing everyone a safe, bootiful Halloween and happy haunting!
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