Halloween Events in the Ozarks

Halloween Events in the Ozarks

Halloween is fast approaching and many of you are starting to pick out your costumes. If you don’t live in a heavily populated area or are looking for a change of pace then check out a few of these places to trick-or-treat for Halloween in Springfield, MO and the surrounding communities.  Here are a few ideas that are safe and family friendly.

Dickerson Park Zoo’s Halloween SPOOKTACULAR

Starts Oct. 19-31, 6:30-9 p.m.

This event does cost, and make sure you bring the camera. There are pumpkins that have been carved by area students that line the walkway and of course candy. This is a great family atmosphere and a wonderful time for your kids.

Branson Landing’s 5th Annual Safe Street Trick or Treat

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 – 5 pm -7 pm

On Halloween, the Branson Landing merchants join in to create a safe Halloween alternative for area children. Kids up to age 12 in costume can “Trick or Treat” by stopping by businesses with the Halloween sign on their windows. There will be a witch in town square and lots of goodies.

Area Churches “Trunk or Treat” or October 31st Party

Many churches in the Ozarks hold a “Trunk or Treat” or an October 31st Party to enable local kids to create a safe Halloween experience. James River Assembly holds an annual October 31st Party, and is one of the largest events in the area. They have giant Inflatables, crafts, kettle corn and lots of candy. This event is free and geared towards kids of all ages. Check with the churches in your area to see if they will be having a Halloween party for the community.

Adults Only:

DOWNTOWN SPRINGFIELD, MO HALLOWEEN PUB CRAWL

October 27 – 8:00 pm – 1:30 am

This is one of the largest costume parties around. Please remember this is an adult event only. Head to downtown Springfield, there will be several local bars participating in this pub crawl. The cost is $15.

We hope you have a wonderful and safe Halloween with friends and family!

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