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Texas is popular for its hot weather and scary bulls, but after this Halloween, you’ll know Texas for entirely different reasons. The state celebrates Halloween with a different level of enthusiasm and you’ll know this once you reach the end of this article. Go through all the “Biggest Halloween Events In Texas” and you will truly forget Disney World. They are that huge! 

Talking about big events, Haunt O’ Ween is back and so are these momentous events in Texas. They entertain you with haunting experiences and some of them are even family-friendly events. So you can visit with all the members of your family and enjoy your festive weekends.   

SeaWorld and Woodlands are only the big names that you know about, but the type of events they offer cannot be counted on fingers. Diverse events that attract people of all ages, that’s what these Halloween events in Texas offer. If you seem interested then don’t miss any of these following events.  

The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021

The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021
Source: Hertfordshire Mercury

Halloween for kids, teens, and adults, these massive events have something for everybody. If you don’t believe me then just go through this article and check out all the info about them yourself. 

Before visiting any public place or an interactive environment, know that you should be fully vaccinated for Covid-19. Your health is more important than any festival, so take care of yourself and enjoy the festivals with full safety.  

1. Halloween Spooktacular | SeaWorld, San Antonio, TX

. Halloween Spooktacular; The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021

SeaWorld Spooktacular is an amazing Halloween event in Texas. Especially for kids. Among all the scary Halloween events, there are only limited ones that encourage kids to be playful and Spooktacular is on the safer side. Kids will see Mexican folk cultures. While their parents are busy in the thrills of Howl-O-Scream, kids will be creating crafts and playing interesting games. 

Also, There’s a Halloween Hay Maze, safe Trick-or-treating for kids, a monster brunch (that’s why it’s always recommended to bring your kids in costumes). Not only this but all the visitors will be given Sesame Street photo opportunities. You’ll see the Sesame Street Halloween Parade and receive gifts in reusable bags. Phew! That was a lot to take in!

DatesSep 16 – Oct 31
Timing10:30 AM- 11:00 PM
Tickets$45 onwards
VenueSeaWorld San Antonio, 10500 SeaWorld Dr., San Antonio, TX 78251
Contact Info.210-512-4732

2. San Antonio Zoo Boo-Family Friendly Event | TX

San Antonio Zoo Boo; The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021
Source: sazoo.org 

A completely family-friendly Halloween celebration that involves all the members of a family. Zoo Boo is a perfect place to visit during the daytime and roam around in a hay maze, do pumpkin paintings, and play games. You can even do trick-or-treating with your kids. Imagine a world full of little monsters and goblins participating in competitions and deciding who looks best? It is one of the best Halloween events in Texas for sure.  

DatesSept 18 -Oct 31
Timing9 AM- 5 PM
Tickets$25 onwards
Venue3903 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78212

3. Pumpkin Nights | Dallas & Austin, TX

 Pumpkin Nights; The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021

A Halloween night you’ll never have in the rest of the world. Pumpkin Nights is an interactive event that amazes you like nothing else. Their official website states that we can expect, “A 40-foot long dragon. A ghostly pirate ship. An undersea wonderland. Explore fantastical lands, built using over 5,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins.” It’s more like a haunting place that fits perfectly even for a family outing. 

When you visit Pumpkin Nights, you feel like you are in Disneyland, the only difference is, the mickey mouse is replaced with pumpkins. How could it not be one of the best Halloween events in Texas?

DaysClosed on Tuesdays (only)
DatesSep 23- Oct 31 in Dallas & Sep 30- Oct 31 in Austin
Timing6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Tickets$23 for Adults (13+), $16 for Children (4-12), Free for Kids under 3
VenueHowell Farms, 4016 W Division St, Arlington, Tx 76012

4. Boo on the BoardWalk | Kemah, TX

Boo on the BoardWalk; The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021

Kemah Boardwalk is a great place to spend your weekend, but if we are talking about the best Halloween events in Texas, then you have to consider this location. It is completely free to visit the Kemah boardwalk, however, you would have to pay for the shows you attend there or for the rides. 

Kemah Boardwalk offers three types of mini-events on Halloween for its “20 Year of Screams” anniversary-

  1. Dungeon Of Doom Haunted House
    Tickets are between $15-$34.99 
  2. Little Boo Haunted Fun House

You can visit it on Fridays 5-10 PM, Saturdays 1 PM -10 PM, Sundays 1 PM-8 PM, and Halloween 1 PM-10 PM. It costs $5 per person.

  1. Trick Or Treating

Little ghosts can visit their stores every weekend and on Halloween from 2 PM-8 PM. 

DatesOct 1 – Oct 31
Timing2 PM- 8 PM or 6 PM- 10 PM (depends on the schedule)
Tickets$5-$35
Venue215 Kipp Ave   Kemah, TX 77565
Contact Info.281-535-8100

5. Halloween in The Woodlands

Halloween in The Woodlands; The Best Halloween Events In Texas in 2021
Source: woodlandsonline.com 

A place where you’ll have multiple events to go to, Woodlands, is a super entertaining place to be on this Halloween. You cannot imagine how many mini-events this single place offers. It even provides a guide so that you don’t miss anything. From painting to haunting rooms, they have everything. Just go through this list once and visit a place that excites you the most. 

List of events at Halloween in The Woodlands-

  1.  A Fall Family Pumpkin Patch
  2. You Choose – Trick or Treat Nightmare
  3. Floral Pumpkin Decorating Class
  4. Dark Cold Night
  5. The Haunting at Bear Branch Park
  6. Pumpkin Painting Class for Kids
  7. Double, Double, Toil, and Trouble
  8. You Choose – Autumn Rustic Friends
  9. Fall Glow
  10. All Ages Class – Halloween Cuties
  11. Pumpkin Water Patch
  12. Movie Night – Shrek-Tacular Halloween
  13. All Ages Class – Gnomebody’s Witch
  14. A Haunted Night
  15. Manic Monday – Dark Cold Night
  16. Tandem Trick-Or-Treat – All Ages
  17. Porch Leaner – I Smell Children
  18. Howl-O-Ween Festival
  19. Trick or Treat Trail
  20. All Ages Class – Gnomie Wizard
  21. Customer Request – Bloomin’ Jack
  22. Boogie Bash-Monster Mash
  23. Tandem Trick-Or-Treat – All Ages
  24. Wicked Wonderland
  25. Shadow Puppet Theatre-If You’re a Monster and You Know It
  26. Spooky Couple
  27. Great Pumpkin Shoot
  28. Storybook Theatre-The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
  29. Boo At The Zoo
  30. Holiday Nightmare
  31. SpookTacular
  32. No Tricks, Just Treats Halloween Party
  33. Trunk or Treat
  34. 4th Annual Into the Woods Halloween Party and Fundraiser
  35. Monster Mash – Trick Or Treat Stop

Each of these events has its own timings and addresses, so do browse them on the internet before you visit the place. 

Wrapping Up

That was all about this article on “Biggest Halloween Events In Texas in 2021”. I would love to attend the Pumpkin Nights and its all Disney-like features. What do you want to visit? The zoo or the Woodlands? Tell us everything in the comment section.

Keep visiting Path Of EX for more relatable and useful stuff. Have a great day! 

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