Haunted Houses, Kid Events and Other Halloween Fun in Abilene
If you’re looking for fun Halloween events in and around Abilene, including haunted houses, community events and more, we have them all here in one place for you.
The Runway of Terror
The Runway of Terror is located 4886 Newman Road in Abilene. The haunted house, put on by Destination Imagination, offers food and snacks and is open Friday and Saturday nights from October 14th through October 31st. For more info, check their Facebook page or follow the link below.
The House of Horrors
The House of Horrors is located at 120 West 3rd Street in Baird. It’s open Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm from September 30th through October 29th. Ages 5 and up pay $10.
Put on by the Tye Volunteer Fire Department, The Haunted Hangar will be open this year on October 22nd and October 28th through October 31st. You can check it out behind the Tye cemetery and the cost is $10 per person. More info in the link below.
The Abilene Preservation are back with their annual Haunted Abilene event which features a trolley ride with some of Abilene’s most famous ghosts, a haunted mansion and more at the Swenson house. The trolleys begin leaving at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for either the trolley ride or the haunted mansion, or $25 for both. Get more details with the link below.
13 Vultures Haunted Estate
Located between Baird and Clyde on I-20 (directions on their Facebook page), this haunted attraction is open on Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm to midnight. The cost is $10 per person. More details on their Facebook page below.
Buffalo Gap Ghost Tours
This haunting tour of the Buffalo Gap Historic Village will be on Saturday, October 29th at 8pm. Admission is $10. Buffalo Gap Historic Village is located at 133 North William Street in Buffalo Gap.
We will continue to update this section as we get more info.
Halloween Parties at Bars
Abilene’s ‘Monster Mash Bash’
Join the biggest Halloween bash of them all on Saturday, October 29th. This year’s ‘Monster Mash Bash’ will be at The Station, 4201 North First in Abilene. There will be a cash costume contest, live music, food trucks, drink specials and more. The cost is only $5 per person. More details in the link below.
Spanky P’s will have live music from Rear Naked Choke and KASL. Plus there will be Halloween costume contest. Only $5.
We will continue to update this section as we get more info. Send your bar or club Halloween party info to Chaz Mcguire.
The Paramount Halloween Film
Each year, the historic Paramount Theater shows some sort of creepy movie for Halloween. This year, that movie will be “Edward Scissorhands”. The movie will be shown October 31st at 7:30pm. Tickets are $6. For more information on the Paramount Theater or to order tickets online, check out the links below.
The Pumpkin Patch
The ‘Pumpkin Patch’, benefiting Disability Resources Inc. will run through the entire month of October. The fundraiser is held at DRI and is decorated with props, swings, hay bales and, of course, pumpkins. There is also a free hayride, tons of fun, and the best part, is being able to help out people with disabilities. The Pumpkins Patch will be open Monday-Saturday from 10am until dusk, and Sundays from 1pm until dusk. For more information, and to reserve your time, check out the links below.
Boo at the Zoo
Get ready to get your spook on at the Abilene Zoo with ‘Boo at the Zoo’. Businesses, clubs and churches will have plenty of candy for little trick or treaters. In addition, there will be a costume contest, games, and a ton of family fun. ‘Boo at the Zoo’ happens Saturday, October 29th, from 10am to 6pm. Tickets are $5 for ages 3 and up. More info in the link below.
Howl-O-Ween Pet Festival
Frontier Texas is the site for this pet-friendly event Saturday, October 22nd.,There will be trick or treating, a doggie fun zone, and a pet costume contest. There will be door prizes, a variety of treats for pets and their people, demonstrations, and pet adoptions. Dress up your favorite four legged friend and come enjoy the fun. There is a $10 pet entry and humans are free. More details on their Facebook page below.
The Mall of Abilene will host ‘Mall-O-Ween’ on Thursday, October 27th from 6pm to 8pm. There will be a costume contest, games, a magician, candy and special performances. More details in the link below.
Several churches and other organizations will usually have “trick or treating” and other festivities. As we get more information from those groups, we’ll continue to update this blog.