Halloween Happenings Near You!

Photo of painted pumpkinsHalloween is less than a month away! Do you have your costume? Have you carved your pumpkin? Is your trick-or-treat bag ready to be filled? Don’t be frightened; you still have plenty of time to get your goblins all in a row! And if you don’t have time to plan a party, there are plenty of FREE haunted happenings that you can attend locally!


Mizzou After Dark: Spooktacular
October 25, 2017 › 7:00-11:00 p.m.
First Floor, MU Student Center

Visit this huge Halloween party in Columbia. There will be a haunted house, pumpkin carving, a costume contest and more. And it’s free with a MU student ID.

Friday, October 27, 2017 › 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Kuhlman Court, MU Student Center

Do you like puppies? Do you like costumes? Bring your pups in their best costume for a chance to win some prizes!

(Not So) Frightening Friday
Friday, October 27 › 4:00-6:00 p.m.
The District, Downtown Columbia

Come trick-or-treat in The District!


Ashland Optimist “Spooktacular”
Tuesday, October 31 › 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Ashland Optimist Club

This event includes safe trick-or-treating for kids and families. There will also be games and a haunted house!


Pumpkins in the Park
Friday, October 27 – Tuesday, October 31
Memorial Park, Fulton

Put your artistic talents on display, and donate a carved pumpkin to the 7th Annual Pumpkins in the Park. This event will take place at Memorial Park on Friday, October 27th. All carved pumpkins that are donated will be lit Friday evening and be on display through Halloween. Pumpkins will be awarded prizes for the categories of scariest, most original and biggest pumpkin.

Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr.