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Family-Friendly Halloween Fun in the Tulsa Area




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HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL AT THE CASTLE OF MUSKOGEE

  • When: Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 29-Oct. 28th, 6-10 p.m.
  • Where: The Castle at Muskogee, 1400 W. Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee

With attractions ranging from the Enchanted Boardwalk (fright rating: zero skulls) to Trail of Blood (fright rating: five skulls!), the Castle of Muskogee has an option for everyone, from the friendliest ghost to the most bloodthirsty zombie. Other attractions include a Haunted Hayride, an educational—yet creepy—trip through the Torture Chamber, live shows and plenty of food, drink and shopping opportunities.


COSTUME AND PROP-MAKING

  • When: Wednesday, Oct. 11, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Central Library, 400 Civic Dr.

Need a costume for Halloween on the cheap? Learn how you can get started using EVA foam. Go over some of the techniques used, including a small project you can take home. Registration is required. Class size is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For teens and adults.


MS. TORI’S MESSY ART: PAINTING PUMPKINS

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 12, 4-5 p.m.
  • Where: Glenpool Library, 730 E. 141st St., Glenpool

Wear your grubby clothes and join Ms. Tori for a messy art project. Decorate a minipumpkin for Halloween. Pumpkins and paints are provided. Space is limited. Call 918-549-7323 to register. For ages 5-12.


A SUPERNATURAL MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

  • When: Friday, Oct. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

Dean and Sam Winchester receive a call from Sheriff Jodi that a fellow hunter has been killed in the town of Hardesty, Okla. They will need all the help they can get to solve the mystery. Will you help them hunt down the killer? Registration is required and limited to 16 participants. Register online only. For ages 10-18.


PUMPKIN PAINTING FOR KIDS!

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

​Local artist Rosemary Daugherty will lead this drop-in activity for children and families to paint a pumpkin for the season!


SPOOK A RAMA

  • When: Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 19-21, 6-10 p.m.
  • Where: Bartlesville Kiddie Park, 205 N. Cherokee Ave., Bartlesville

Spook A Rama’s signature attraction is The House of the Bogeyman, featuring spine-chilling scenes such as the Werewolf Room and Funeral Room. While this one isn’t recommended for the youngest kids, they can still find some light-hearted frights in The Little Scarecrows Maze. Need to rest your feet? Hop aboard the spooky barrel train as it whisks you through the park.


LADIES NIGHT HALLOWEEN PARTY

  • When: Friday, Oct. 20, 8-11 p.m.
  • Where: Gardner’s Used Books & Music, Inc., 4421 S. Mingo Rd.

Join Gardner’s Books for an all-ages (but no boys allowed!), Halloween-themed ladies night! There will be refreshments, door prizes, a costume contest and buy-one-get-one-free on all used merchandise.


WAIT UNTIL DARK

  • When: Friday-Sunday, Oct. 20-22 and 27-29, 8 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Little Theatre, 1511 S. Delaware Ave.

Encore! Tulsa presents this dramatic retelling of the classic 1967 film starring Audrey Hepburn as an unsuspecting blind woman who finds herself terrorized in her apartment.


HOWL-O-WEEN HUNT

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Whiteside Park, 4009 S. Pittsburgh

Trick-or-treating isn’t just for the kids. Bring your favorite pooch (on a leash, of course!) to walk around the park and hunt for treat-filled eggs. There will also be a costume contest and art project. Bring a bag for collecting treats as well as pet food, dog bedding or other items to donate. Call 918.746.5040 if you have any questions.


SAFARI JOE’S HOWL-GO-GREEN

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: 4707 E. 21st St.

Slither around Howl-Go-Green for a ghoulish good time for all. This fundraising event is family-friendly with a range of attractions sure to entertain everyone.


MAKEUP MORGUE

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.

Come and explore the world of gore at this DIY gory makeup event. Just don't be surprised if people start dialing 911 when they see you leaving the library. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.


GARGOYLES AND GRAVEYARDS

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2-4 p.m.
  • Where: Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge, Bixby

Make a creepy edible graveyard and other crafts while watching a fun Halloween movie. Stop by the Bixby Library to vote between three holiday favorites. For teens.


STEAM WORKSHOP: HALLOWEEN EDITION

  • When: Monday, Oct. 23, 2-3 p.m.
  • Where: Central Library, 400 Civic Center

​Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for kids ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Register online.


STORYTIME AT CARMICHAEL’S PUMPKIN PATCH

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 28, 10-10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Carmichael’s Pumpkin Patch, 17137 S. Mingo Rd.
  • Website: carmichaelsproduce.wordpress.com

Join Miss Mallory among the pumpkins as she reads fun stories about autumn. For ages 2-10.


MESSY ART CLUB: HALLOWEEN CRAFT NIGHT

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6-7 p.m.
  • Where: Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.

Join the Zarrow Library for Halloween crafts ideal for ages 3 and older. Costumes are welcome.


BUILD-A-READER STORYTIME: FAMILY-HALLOWEEN

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Broken Arrow Library, 300 W. Broadway, Broken Arrow

Bring the whole family for this (not too) scary Halloween storytime! Costumes are welcome. For ages 0-5.


BUILD-A-READER STORYTIME: FAMILY-A NOT-TOO-SCARY HALLOWEEN

  • When: Wedensday, Oct. 25, 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Where: Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.

Bring the whole family to this not-too-scary Halloween storytime! Costumes are welcome. We will share Halloween stories, songs and crafts.


PUMPKIN CARVING

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Carve a pumpkin and take it home! Pumpkins are provided. For ages 10-18.


MAKE IT, TAKE IT: TRICK OR TREAT BAGS

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 26, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.
  • Website: www.tulsalibrary.org

Join Ms. Ghoulia for a spooktacular Halloween craft. You'll be the envy of the block with your one-of-a-kind trick-or-treat bag. Registration is required. Register online. For ages 7-12.


HARDESTY HAUNTED HOUSE: THE HORROR OF STEPHEN KING

  • When: Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 26-28, 5-9 p.m.
  • Where: Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

Hardesty Regional Library invites you to attend their first Haunted House, based on the timeless horror novels of Stephen King. For ages 13 and older only; no exceptions. Ages 13-16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Haunted House tours last 20 minutes. Registration is required to hold your spot, as there are only six spots available per group. Register online only. Please arrive 10 minutes before your registered time slot. Late arrivals will forfeit their spot.


HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AT WHITESIDE

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Whiteside Recreation Center, 4009 S. Pittsburgh

This family-friendly event is geared toward children 8 and under. Come in costume, especially if you’d like to enter the costume contest, and enjoy carnival games, a cake walk, Jupiter Jump, and more.  Call 918.746.5040 for more information.


PIRATES AND PRINCESSES

  • When: Friday, Oct. 27, 5-6 p.m.
  • Where: George Kaiser Family Foundation Rajans, Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.

Enjoy a feast fit for your little princess or your budding buccaneer during Pirates and Princesses. This swashbuckling adventure starts at 5 p.m. and includes an interactive dinner with pirates and princesses, admission to HallowZOOeen, Haunted Train tickets and early entrance to start trick-or-treating before the gates open. Tickets are $25 per dinner seat or $250 per reserved table of 8.


MUMMY & ME HALLOWEEN DANCE

  • When: Friday, Oct. 27, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: Bixby Community Center, 211 N. Cabaniss Ave., Bixby

Mummys and goblins of all ages are invited to enjoy this fun annual Halloween dance. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Appetizers and punch will be served. Admission is $5 per person at the door.


HALLOWZOOEEN

  • When: Friday-Tuesday, Oct. 27-31, 6-9 p.m. (Opens at 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun.)
  • Where: The Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.

Trick-or-Treat at the Zoo! HallowZOOeen is a premier spooky (but not-too scary) Halloween trick-or-treat event at the Tulsa Zoo for the whole family. Last year, more than 20,000 children had a safe place to enjoy the holiday during this fundraising event to support zoo operations. Activities include Goblin Stops full of treats, carnival-style games in the Pumpkin Patch Playroom, special themed activities in both the Burger King Royal Castle and the QuikTrip Pirate Island, and much more.


HALLOWMARINE

  • When: Friday-Tuesday, Oct. 27-31, 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Where: Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive, Jenks

What’s spookier than walking beneath a pool full of sharks? While courageous kids can do that any day at the Oklahoma Aquarium, October 27-31 is the only time of the year that aquarium guests can also enjoy Halloween-themed activities such as a Giant Pirate Ship Bounce House, a Pee Wee Pirate Zone and a Trick or Treat Trail.


BOOHAHA IN BROOKSIDE

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 28, 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Brookside; Peoria between 33rd and 51st

Fuel your little goblins with a Pancake Breakfast presented by the Brookside Lions at Brookside Baptist Church at 8:30 a.m., then return to Peoria around noon for a Pet Costume Contest and Trick-or-Treating at Brookside businesses. Don’t miss the Children’s Costume Contest at 1:30 p.m. or the Parade at 3 p.m. What a full day of fun!


BOO ON BROADWAY

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 28, 4-7 p.m.
  • Where: North Main Street and East Broadway Street, Sand Springs

This free community event in downtown Sand Springs features costume contests for kids, dogs and adults, candy, games, and the second-annual “Coffin Races” beginning at 6 p.m.  


Trunk of Treats

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Park Plaza Jenks Annex, 224 N. 6th St., Jenks

Park Plaza Jenks is hosting a Trunk of Treats event, featuring games, good times, and...you guessed it, trunks and trunks of treats! All trunks will have an allergy-free option. 


PUMPKINHEAD WORKSHOP FOR KIDS-ANNIE FERRIS

  • When: Sunday, Oct. 29, 2-4 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Local artist/art teacher Annie Ferris will lead children in a workshop to learn about the Wyeth Family artists and create their own “Pumpkinheads” based on Jamie Wyeth’s self-portrait. They will also take home a 2-D art piece and have their photo taken and sent out after the class. Registration closes Oct. 25 or when full. Cost is $55 per child for Garden members, or $65 for non-members.


GHOULS ON THE GREEN

  • When: Sunday, Oct. 29, 2:30-6:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

Dress up your favorite little ghoul(s) and head downtown to Guthrie Green on October 29 for this fun event, featuring trick or treating, a costume contest, live music, food trucks and more. 


STEAM WORKSHOP: TRICK OR TREAT

  • When: Monday, Oct. 30, 2-3 p.m.
  • Where: Central Library, 400 Civic Center

Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Register online.


FRANKENSTEIN’S LAB: SEWING FOR TEENS/TWEENS

  • When: Monday, Oct. 30, 4-5 p.m.
  • Where: Central Library, 400 Civic Center

Dissect and reassemble your own creations this spooky season! For ages 10-18. Space is limited. To reserve your spot, call 918-549-7323 or register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events.


CLARK IN THE DARK

  • When: Monday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Henthorne Performing Arts Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave.

Clark Youth Theatre’s Annual Haunted House is back for a second year and brand new scares! “What happens when the lights go down and the stage goes black?” Find out through this theatrical Haunted House, created for youth, by youth.


HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will be open to trick-or-treaters of all ages from 6-8 p.m. on Halloween.


DAY OF THE DEAD

  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 1
  • Where: Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. M.B. Brady St.

Kids can decorate sugar skulls, make sidewalk chalk altars, and more at Living Arts’ 24th Day of the Dead Arts Festival. Plus, the entire family will enjoy watching fire performers, other authentic Latino performances, and shopping at the merchant’s market.