The bewitching season is upon North Texas and around every corner lurks the potential for terror (and free candy).
Whether you’re looking for a night of fright with friends or need somewhere to take the kids for trick-or-treating, here is a list of the Halloween-themed events and attractions taking place around Dallas-Fort Worth.
Cutting Edge Haunted House (Sept. 15-Nov. 4): Hours vary by day. Halloween hours are 7 p.m.-midnight. General admission: $29.99-$32.99. Timed admission: $39.99-$42.99. Speed pass admission: $49.99. 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, 817-348-8444, cuttingedgehauntedhouse.com.
Dark Hour Haunted House (Sept. 22-Oct. 31): 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday and 7-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. General admission: $10 (Carl’s Playhouse); $23-$30 (Dark Hour). Combo general admission: $31-$38. Fast pass admission: $20-$70. 701 Taylor Drive, Plano, 469-298-0556, www.darkhourhauntedhouse.com.
Moxley Manor (Sept. 23-Oct. 31): 8-10 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 8-11:45 p.m. Friday; 7:30-11:45 p.m. Saturday; 7:30-10 p.m. Sunday. Halloween hours are 8-10 p.m. General admission: $23. Fast pass admission: $35. 510 Harwood Road, Bedford, 682-231-1313, www.moxleymanor.com.
The Parker House Haunted Attraction (Sept. 30-Oct.31): 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Sunday; 7 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday. Halloween hours are 7-11 p.m. 8550 W. University Drive, Denton, 469-556-3475, www.hauntedhousedenton.com.
Thrillvania Haunted House Park (Oct. 6-Nov. 4): 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; 8-10 p.m. Sunday. Halloween hours are 8 p.m.-midnight. $29.99-$44.99. 2330 County Road 138, Terrell, 972-428-9653, www.thrillvania.com.
Texas Scaregrounds (Oct. 6-31): 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. Halloween hours are 7:30-10 p.m. $20 (receive $2 off with canned food donation to local food pantry). 7829 E. Farm Road 917, Alvarado. http://texasscaregrounds.com.
After Dark in the Park (Oct. 6-8): Join River Legacy for its 21st annual After Dark in the Park event. The kid-friendly fall festival will offer karaoke, bounce houses, food vendors, animal encounters, prizes and more. 5-9 p.m. $8 (ages 3 and younger are free). 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington. 817-860-6752, https://riverlegacy.org.
Trick or Tours (Oct. 21-31): Get spooked with the whole family at Globe Life Park’s annual Trick or Tours. The kid-friendly event features a Halloween tour, Kid’s Zone, story time, games and delicious treats. For even more frights, visitors age 14 and older can opt the ballpark’s Field of Screams Tour. $10-$15. 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, 817-273-5222, www.mlb.com/rangers.
Halloween Carnival (Oct. 22): First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth will host a halloween carnival on church grounds that includes bounce houses, pony rides, a petting zoo, games, prizes, crafts and more. 3-5 p.m. Free with canned food donation to the First Street Methodist Mission. 801 W. Fifth St., Fort Worth, 817-336-7277, www.fumcfortworth.org.
Dia de los Muertos Festival (Oct. 27): Artes de la Rosa presents its annual Dia de los Muertos festival at Rose Marine Theater. This year’s event will feature a Dia de los Muertos-themed art exhibition and a screening of “The Book of Life.” 6-9:30 p.m. Free. 1440 N. Main St., Fort Worth, 817-624-8333, www.artesdelarosa.org.
Boo at the Zoo (Oct. 27-29): The Fort Worth Zoo’s annual daytime Halloween celebration features treat stations, carnival games and animal shows. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free with zoo admission ($10-$14; children 2 and younger are free). 1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, 817-759-7555, www.fortworthzoo.org.
Boo Bash (Oct. 28): The city of Burleson invites children age 12 and younger to come to its annual Boo Bash in Old Town Burleson. The event includes trick-or-treating, games, bounce houses, a pumpkin patch with free pumpkins to decorate and a costume parade. 6-8 p.m. Free. 124 W. Ellison St., Burleson, www.burlesontx.com/1701/Boo-Bash.
Halloween Fitness Class and Party (Oct. 31): FIT4MOM Fort Worth will host a special Halloween-themed edition of its weekly Stroller Strides class at The Trailhead at Clearfork. Party to follow after class. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. 4801 Edwards Ranch Road, Fort Worth, http://fortworth.fit4mom.com.
Hooowling Halloween (Oct. 30): Haltom City Public Library will host its Hooowling Halloween event from 6:30-8 p.m. The family-friendly celebration will feature multiple Halloween-themed activities, including trick-or-treating and a puppet show. Free. 4809 Haltom Road, Haltom, 817-222-7786, www.haltomcitytx.com/departments/library.
Treat Street in the Stockyards (Oct. 31): Stop by the Stockyards Stations for its annual Treat Street celebration, which includes costume contests, pumpkin decorating, games, hayrides and trick-or-treating. 5-7 p.m. Free. 130 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, 817-625-9715, www.fortworthstockyards.org/events/treat-street-2017.
Other Halloween Events
Misty Keasler: HAUNT (Sept. 23-Nov. 26): Dallas photographer Misty Keasler’s new exhibit “HAUNT” at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth includes images from 13 haunted houses across the country. $4-$10 (children 12 and younger are free). 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org.
Halloween with Harry Potter (Oct. 22): The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents this concert at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake. 6 p.m. $13-$23. 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake, 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org.
Halloween Canvas Night (Oct. 26): Stop by Kindred Coffee Co. in North Richland Hills for Halloween Canvas Night. Guests will paint a Halloween-themed piece of art to take home. $25 (includes supplies). 8700 N. Tarrant Parkway, North Richland Hills, 817-581-4444, http://kindredcoffeeco.com.
Halloween Glowga (Oct. 31): Grab your yoga mat and head to Karmany Yoga in Fort Worth for a session of Halloween Glowga. Set to a playlist of Halloween tunes, the class takes place in a black-light-illuminated studio. Glow paint and glow sticks will be provided. 7:30 p.m. 2735 S. Hulen St., Fort Worth, 817-689-5642, http://karmanyyoga.com.
Halloween Movie Night (Oct. 31): Panther Island Brewing hosts a special screening of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Beer specials all night. Free. 501 N. Main St., Fort Worth, 817-882-8121, http://pantherislandbrewing.com.