Maybe you’re looking for a new tradition or information on an old favorite. October is chuck full of fun festive events and activities perfect for holiday memory making. Here are top10 events we want to work into our family calendar:
Oct 13 - Oct 29 ~ Springs Preserve Haunted Harvest
Spooktacular fun for all ages awaits those who dare enter the Springs Preserve's annual Haunted Harvest, Oct. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. Full details and tickets available at: https://www.springspreserve.org/apps/event/details.cfml?id=163
The family-friendly event features trick or treat stations, carnival games and circus activities, a petting zoo, crafts, live entertainment, and much more fun.
Oct 13 - Oct15 and October 20 - Oct 31 ~ HallOVeen at the Magical Forest
Things just got a little spooky in the Forest ...Once again, the Magical Forest will be shrouded in Halloween finery for HallOVeen, beckoning ghouls and goblins of all ages with an abundance of rides and attractions including: The Haunted Adventure by Santino and Rocco Panaro, Cheyenne's Enchanted Carousel, Forest Express Ghost Train' Rod's Monstrous Mini-Golf, Avalanche Slide, Boris the Elf Experience, and The Blizzard (our newest addition, a mini-coaster). Click Here for a link to Opportunity Village website
Every dollar your family spends at the Magical Forest goes to support adults with intellectual disabilities at Opportunity Village.
Oct 21 – Oct 31 ~ Halloween Bass Pro Style
Bass Pro Shops is offering free photos, crafts, and games. Click Here to check website for times and activities.
Oct 21 ~ City of North Las Vegas Harvest Festival featuring Trunk or Treat
The City of North Las Vegas will celebrate the fall season with the Harvest Fair & Festival featuring Trunk-or-Treat. Children of all ages are invited to attend this FREE event from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at Silver Mesa Recreation Center, 4025 Allen Lane, North Las Vegas.
The festival will feature more than 20 midway games with prizes; dozens of trunk-or-treat vehicles filled with goodies; Silver Mesa’s signature haunted house; bounce houses and an inflatable obstacle course; roaming magicians and balloon artists; face painters and more. Additionally, the Star Wars members of the 501st Legion: Vader's Fist will be on-site for photos.
Come dressed in costume, and compete to win great prizes in the costume contest. Scheduled for 3 p.m., the contest will award children in a variety of age categories for the most original, scariest and funniest costumes.
For more information, please visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com or call (702) 633-2418 or (702) 633-2550.
Oct 21 ~ Monster Mash Pumpkin Dash at Sunset Park
PUMPKIN DASH: Ever think about putting wheels on your decorated pumpkins?
REGISTRATION: Registration forms will be available online for the Monster Mash Pumpkin Dash event at the Clark County Parks & Recreation website (www.clarkcountynv.gov/parks) or on race day at the event location. All entrants must check-in on event day at the Information Table no later than one hour prior to your event start time
DECORATION & DESIGN JUDGING: Pumpkin Racers competing for the Best Decoration and Design category will be displayed prior to the race from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm to be judged based on design, detail, creativity, and originality. Pumpkin Derby cars must be made from 1 pumpkin or fall gourd. Be sure to give your Pumpkin Racer a creative Title/Name.
SAFE TRICK OR TREATING: We will be offering “FREE” safe trick or treating on site from 10a-2pm, from local community supports or local businesses, approved by Clark County Parks & Recreation. Local businesses interested in vending on site can download a vendor application. Click Here for more information and registration.
Oct 26 ~ City of Henderson Trunk or Treat
Henderson’s premier safe trick or treating event returns for an evening of festive fun. Put on your costume and follow the trick-or-treat trail in our parking lot where we pass out treats (or tricks) from
the trunks of our festively decorated cars. Don’t forget to sign up for the costume contest. The event includes a variety of activities and entertainment. Each paid participant receives a wristband for admission. Parent/guardian may accompany children for free. Register early for this popular event using activity code 154027-00. Advance registration is $3; $5 at the event. Cash only accepted at the event. To register Click Here.
Oct 28 ~ Halloweentown Kids Camp at Container Park
Kids Camp will feature pumpkin decorating, face painting, Halloween games, food and more. From 11am to 1pm. Tickets are $10 each and is necessary only for kids who are participating in the fun. You can Click Here for their website.
Oct 30 ~ Centurylink Creepy Crawly Trunk or Treat benefiting Untied Way
Time: 5pm to 9pm. Location: 3436 Aldebaran Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102 (I-15 and Spring Mountain). $1 admission, open to the public. Come dressed in your Halloween best and load up on candy going trunk to trunk. There will also be bounce houses, carnival games, concessions, costumed characters, a petting zoo, a photo booth and an MLB pitching tent with proceeds benefiting the United Way. Click Here for a link to their Facebook event.
Oct 31 ~ Town Scary at Town Square
Town Square Las Vegas transforms from its usual warm and relaxing daytime ambiance into a spooky Halloween-town for the return of Town SCARY. Children of all ages are invited to trick-or-treat at participating stores and restaurants on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Town Square will close the streets during Town SCARY, ensuring a safe environment. Town SCARY is free and open to the public. Children must bring their own basket for trick-or-treating. A complete list of events and activities can be found online at www.mytownsquarelasvegas.com.
Oct 31 ~Treat Street at Downtown Summerlin
Join Downtown Summerlin this Halloween for TREAT STREET presented by Spirit Halloween featuring:
• Candy distribution at DTS retailers
• A Las Vegas Metro Police Department Spooky Block Party
• Wicked fun photo-opportunities with the Clark County Fire Department
• A“Howl-O-Ween” dog costume contest benefitting the Animal Foundation
• “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” movie screening
Times: 5:10pm / 5:40pm / 6:10pm / 6:40PM/ 7:10PM
• Food Allergy Research & Education’s (FARE’s) Teal Pumpkin Project pop-up featuring non-candy items for trick-or-treaters
• Family fun photo booth
• Largest Drone Selfie at 6:55pm sharp on Park Centre Drive – look up and smile!
Free, From 5pm - 7pm. Click Here for information on their website.
What is your family favorite, or something new you want to try?