Pumpkins, Haunted Houses, Costume Contests: Halloween & Fall Events In Oklahoma

Friday, October 21st 2016, 12:16 pm
By: News 9

It’s that time of the year again! Even though it’s still quite warm outside, many activities across the state, from pumpkin patches, haunted houses, to costume parties, will get you into the fall and Halloween spirit.

We have compiled a list of some of the most popular destinations around the state.

Fall Foliage

What better way to admire the changing of the seasons than taking a fall foliage tour?  In Oklahoma, there are many routes you can take. TravelOK suggests the following:

Boiling Springs State Park. 207745 Boiling Springs Rd. in Woodward.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area. 901 W 1st St., Sulphur.

Great Salt Plains State Park. OK-38, Jet.

Lake Murray State Park. Park Office: 13528 Scenic Hwy 779, Ardmore.

Oologah Reservoir

Osage Hills State Park. 2131 Osage Hill Park Road, Pawhuska.

Red Rock Canyon State Park. 116 Red Rock Canyon Rd, Hinton.

Robbers Cave State Park. 2300 Park Cabins Rd, Wilburton.

Roman Nose State Park. 3236 OK-8A, Watonga.

Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin pies, pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin-scented candles, and who can forget carving a Jack-O-Lantern? No fall is complete without a pumpkin. You can pick out the perfect one at one of Oklahoma’s family-friendly pumpkin patches.

Many farms offer more than just picking up a pumpkin. They also have their own corn mazes. 

Here are some of the most popular pumpkin patches in Oklahoma,

Daze In A Maze near Enid, Oklahoma. Located 11 miles South of Covington on Highway 74 or two miles North of Highway 51 & 74 Junction. 

Orr Family Farm in Oklahoma City. 14400 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City.

Chickasha Reding Farm. 614 Reding Road, Chickasha.

Chester's Party Barn & Farm in Piedmont. 5201 Cimarron Rd NW, Piedmont.

P Bar Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch. Rte 66, Hydro.

Family-Friendly Halloween Attractions

For those with children, besides going trick-or-treating in your neighborhood, there are many attractions you and your family will all enjoy around the state.

FrightFest at Frontier City in Oklahoma City. Oct. 1 - Oct. 30.

Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City. Oct. 7 - Oct. 23.

Boo On Bell in Shawnee. Central Oklahoma’s Largest Family Halloween Festival returns for its 18th year this October.  The festival began on Thursday evening, October 20 and continue through Saturday, October 24.

Downtown Edmond Old Fashioned Fall Festival. 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Festival Marketplace, 30 West 1st Street, Edmond.

Magic Lantern Celebration on Paseo. 3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Oct. 30 at Paseo Arts District NW 30th and Dewey.

Haunt The OKC Zoo For Halloween. Oct. 26 – Oct. 31.

Halloween Festivals, Events, And Costume Parties

There are plenty of events around the state that will get you in the Halloween spirit. If you are looking for a place where you can show off your awesome Halloween costume and maybe earn a prize, here is a list of hot spots around the state.

Adult Haunt the River Cruise at the Oklahoma River. Saturdays (Oct. 8 – Oct. 29), Friday Oct. 21 & 28, 8 p.m. | $35/adult

The Monsters Ball at Club One15 in Bricktown. Friday, Oct. 28. Club One15 will host a costume contest with a $3,000 prize.

The Horror Story at Club One15 in Bricktown. Saturday, Oct. 29. Featuring another round of costume contest with $2,000 prize.

Suicide Squad Halloween Party at Dollhouse in Bricktown. Oct. 28 & Oct. 29. Featuring a Haunted House dance party, Halloween inspired shows by The Dolls, celebrity guest appearances with costume contests with cash prizes.

Boos and Booze at Cosmopolitan OKC in Bricktown. Oct. 29.

Haunted House Attractions

For many, Halloween is not complete until you get scared by those "spooky creatures" inside haunted houses! Here are nine popular haunted house attractions around the state:

The Sanctuary, located at 12101 N. I-35 Service Rd. Oklahoma City. According to Travel OK,  The Sanctuary in Oklahoma City has a unique backstory and covers four stories with all kinds of incredible scenes.

Bricktown Haunted Warehouse. 2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive. Open Nightly, Oct. 21 – 31. 

Terror on 10th Street Haunted House. 2005 N.W. 10th Street.

Trail Of Terror, 2701 W 10th St / E1060 Rd. in El Reno .

KATT’s Haunted Forest Oct.1 – Nov. 1 at 3501 N.E. 10th, Oklahoma City. 

Haunted Castle Halloween Festival at 3400 W. Fern Mtn Rd. in Muskogee.

Nightmare in the Country located West of Woodward, Oklahoma,one mile north of the Woodward Airport, then one mile West. Turn north at the sign.

Harvest Of Fear Haunted Maize at Reding Farm, 614 Reding Rd. in Chickasha

Lexington Zombie Farm at 10101 144th St., Lexington.

These are just a few of the events and activities happening around the state. To see a full list, visit TravelOK.

Share with us your photos and stories when you visit these places. We would love to hear from you!