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Top Places To Celebrate Halloween In North Texas

Celebrate Halloween 2023!

The spookiest time of the year is upon us, but also the one being the most fun. That is when you are a big fan of Halloween and all the ghoulishly good entertainment that comes with it. This year, that means, among other things, visiting a Halloween theme park, watching spooky movies, running the 5K Monster Dash and enjoying scary good cocktail specials.

Come right in because this is the only list you'll need.

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Screams: The Ultimate Halloween Experience

When: October 16 to October 28, 2023 | 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Screams Halloween Theme Park | 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie

Prepare for the spooky season as Screams Halloween Theme Park returns for its 27th season, opening Friday, September 29, 2023. Running every Friday and Saturday night until Saturday, October 28, this event promises the ultimate Halloween experience. Explore five haunted houses, immersive walk-through attractions, thrilling live stage performances, Scary-Oke, diverse shops, tempting food, lively pubs and skill-based games, offering a whole night of Halloween excitement.

Haunted Soiree: A Macabre Cocktail Party

When: October 16 to 31, 2023 | See the full schedule
Where: The Alexander Mansion | 4607 Ross Ave, Dallas

Step into the eerie elegance of Haunted Soiree, an immersive 21+ experience in Dallas from October 16 to 31, 2023. Hosted at the haunted Alexander Mansion, this event blends theatrical production, a variety show and upscale cocktails. Choose from bronze, silver or gold ticket options for crafted cocktails inspired by different mansion rooms, French chocolates, expedited entry and access to all attractions.

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Ghostly Hauntings at Chestnut Square tour

When: October 21 | 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Chestnut Square | 315 S Chestnut St, McKinney

Join the eerie adventure on October 21 at Chestnut Square, McKinney. Are the historic homes haunted? Find out during this chilling 2-hour tour. Delve into the paranormal with audio and video clips, then venture inside where ghostly tales await. Not for the faint-hearted, this tour is for adults and teens 12-17 (accompanied by an adult). Rain or shine, this spine-tingling experience awaits!

Spooky Movie Series

When: October 21 to 28, 2023 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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With the celebration of Halloween approaching quickly, The Monument Realty PGA District in Frisco invites all ages to its spooky movie series gatherings during the weekends in October. Grab a blanket and come and enjoy thrilling surprise films starting at 7:00 p.m. Concessions and sweet treats will be available at Margaret's Cones & Cups. Take advantage of experiencing this spooky cinematic experience!

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Goblins in the Garden

When: October 24, 2023 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dallas Arboretum | 8525 Garland Road, Dallas

Join the Halloween fun at Dallas Arboretum on October 24, 2023, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In the enchanting Rosine Hall, trick-or-treat stations laden with treats and goodies await your little ones aged 2-9. This family-friendly event features crafts, games and lively music to make Halloween memorable. Tickets are $15.00 for member adults and children (2-12). Enjoy this delightful, not-so-spooky experience! Register now.

McKinney Monster Dash 5k At Tupps Brewery

When: October 25, 2023 | 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Where: TUPPS Brewery | 721 Anderson Street, McKinney

Join the McKinney Monster Dash 5k on October 25, 2023. This 5k starts and finishes at TUPPS Brewery in McKinney. Participants will run or walk around the Historic McKinney Cotton Mill, followed by festivities with local vendors, cold beer and delicious food. Each participant receives a Monster Dash event t-shirt, custom bib and finisher's medal. There will be prizes for top finishers and a costume contest with fantastic gifts.

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Celebrate Halloween At Another Round 

When: October 26 to 31, 2023 | See the full schedule
Where: Another Round | 660 Fort Worth Ave, Dallas
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From October 26 to 31, 2023, Another Round at 660 Fort Worth Ave, Dallas, invites all Halloween enthusiasts for a week of spooky fun. Dress in your eerie best and enjoy 50% off mini golf. You can also kick off the chills during the karaoke night on October 26. Furthermore, indulge in 2 for $12 shots. Join the frightful festivities!

Beware Of The Square

When: October 28, 2023 | 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Celina Downtown Square |  142 N. Ohio Street, Celina
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Get ready for a ghoulishly good time at Celina Downtown Square on October 28, 2023. Market vendors are turning trick-or-treat hosts from 4:00 p.m. onwards. Remember to bring your complimentary trick-or-treat bag from Celina Ace Hardware! The free zone for kids, sponsored by Cook Children's Health Care System, offers ninja rock climbing, rides, bounce houses and carnival games. Plus, this year, there's even a pumpkin decorating contest!

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Celebrate Halloween At The Boo-ardwalk With A Spook-tacular Bash!

When: October 31, 2023 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Boardwalk at Granite Park | 5880 State Hwy 121, Plano
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Join the celebration on this eerie night, where goblins and ghouls of every age are welcome to indulge in the festivities free of charge! You can explore the Boardwalk's six exquisite restaurants, each offering delectable treats to trick o' treaters and encounter a haunted mansion, groove to the tunes spun by a lively DJ, witness mesmerizing balloon artists, engage in spooky spider-themed kids' crafts, savor popcorn and much more.

Horror Movie Trivia At Round Round

When: October 31, 2023 | 3:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Round Two \ 821 W Davis St, Dallas

Round 2 hosts a Horror Movie Trivia starting this Halloween, featuring a costume contest and spooky trivia prizes. Guests can enjoy 2 for $12 shots inspired by the holiday. The Bobbing for Apples shot will feature Crown Royal apple, cranberry and a splash of soda garnished with a red sugar rim. The Oak Cliff Candy shot will feature tequila blanco, watermelon liqueur and fresh passion fruit habanero.

Even More Great Things To Do During Halloween

Free Halloween Event At Shops At Legacy North
When: October 21, 2023 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Shops At Legacy North | 7401 Lone Star Dr, Plano
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21+ Halloween Boos Crawl at PGA Frisco
When: October 27, 2023 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Halloween Par-Tee at PGA Frisco
When: October 28, 2023 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Halloween Costume Contest At Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
When: October 29, 2023
Where: Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar | 621 Houston St, Fort Worth
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Ida Claire Halloween Soiree
When: October 29, 2023 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Ida Claire | 5001 Belt Line Rd, Dallas
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Halloween Drink Specials At Hilton Dallas Park Cities
Where: Hilton Dallas Park Cities | 5954 Luther Ln, Dallas
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