The spookiest time of year is on the way! Like any other town in Texas, Halloween is one of the most exciting events celebrated in Houston. From family-friendly things to do to pumpkin patches, as well as Halloween parties, there’s something for everybody in Houston. Halloween events in Houston bring in global crowds of guests, local people, party geeks, and out-of-towners interested in checking out the city’s various events and cultural diversity, including pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and people walking the streets in scary outfits. So if you are looking for something enjoyable to do this Halloween, you’re in luck because Houston is an excellent place to celebrate Halloween. So whether you’re searching for a scare or want to have some fun, make sure to check out these Halloween events in Houston!
Top Halloween Events in Houston
ArBOOretum at Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77024
Join Houston Arboretum and Nature Center as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of Houston’s best fall festival, ArBOOretum! Guests of all ages can delight in the great outdoors and lots of fun activities, such as the interactive Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail! houstonarboretum.org
TLE Eldridge Trunk or Treat
2435 Eldridge Pkwy S.
Houston, TX 77077
Trunk-or-Treat is open to the public, presenting all local children the chance to come dressed up in their outfits and safely trick-or-treat. eventbrite.com/e/tle-eldridge-trunk-or-treat-tickets
Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo
6200 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030
You are invited to join Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo. This event is among the entertaining, family-friendly Halloween events around the city. It’s loaded with spooktacular entertainment that you don’t want to miss. Enjoy the Scary-Go-Round, Pumpkin Lantern Tunnel, an interactive dance floor, and much more. Guests are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes fit for all ages. houstonzoo.org/events/zoo-boo-2022
Galaxy Frights at Space Center Houston
1601 E NASA Pkwy
Houston, TX 77058
October 22-23 and October 29-30
Celebrate Halloween at Space Center Houston. Experience their scary cosmic activities, such as trick or treat, dressing up as your favorite character, and joining the costume parades in the central plaza. Listen and enjoy Halloween songs, spooky space sounds, kinetic lights, and more. spacecenter.org/galaxy-frights
Halloween Monster Mayhem at Children’s Museum Houston
1500 Binz St
Houston, TX 77004
Enjoy your Halloween at Children’s Museum Houston. Join this year’s Halloween Monster Mayhem and experience spooky experiments, slime-filled fun, and other exciting activities. Wear your favorite Halloween costume and bring your best ghoul friends to set out on a trick-or-treat daily mission. cmhouston.org
Color Factory HAUNTED HUES
3303 Kirby Dr
Houston, TX 77098
September 22 – November 1
Guests are invited to experience the happiness of color through interactive installations, immersive spaces, and carefully curated moments influenced by the city of Houston. This Halloween season, treat yourself to a brand new, ghostly experience for all age groups, including delightful goodies, fun picture opportunities, pumpkin designing, and more. colorfactory.co/houston
Halloween Trick-or-Treat at CityCentre
800 Town & Country Blvd.
Houston, TX 77024
Celebrate Halloween by dressing up in your chosen costume and creep CITYCENTRE for free candy. Join DJ Dave in the plaza for spooky music, a witchy Halloween performance, and enjoyable activities from Life Time Athletic. Shops and restaurants throughout CITYCENTRE will offer goodies for the little trick-or-treaters and be marked with a jolly balloon outside their door. Trick-or-treating will happen rain or shine, and it’s a BYOB (Bring Your Own Bucket/Bag) event. citycentrehouston.com/event/10th-annual-halloween-trick-or-treat
Día de los Muertos at Discovery Green
1500 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77010
Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday where families and friends gather to commemorate and prepare special meals in honor of those who are no longer living. Discovery Green’s 5th annual event will feature the film Coco, accompanied by live performances and music. Guests are asked to place images or recuerdos of their loved ones on the community altar. There will be hands-on art activities, artist demos, and sellers. discoverygreen.com/diadelosmuertos
Fright Night Halloween Market and Fest!
808 Russell Palmer Rd.
Kingwood, TX 77339
On October 15, 2022, guests are invited to come for Fright Night at Megaton Brewery in Kingwood. More than 40 local vendors, tasty craft beer & live music. Kids and dogs are welcome, and kids ten and below are free. Halloween costumes are welcome, so you better come dressed in your best! eventbrite.com/e/fright-night-halloween-fest-and-market-tickets
Halloween party Classic Car Show
415 Barren Springs Dr.
Houston, TX 77090
Do you or your family love car shows? Then this Halloween event is for you. Have a fantastic time with your family and enjoy Halloween at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston, TX. This year’s theme is Ancient Monster Movies. So dress up with the whole family in costume, bring your trick-or-treat bag and come trunk-r-treat among classic cars that are all dressed up for your viewing pleasure. nmfh.org/event/halloween-classic-car-show