Halloween Roundup 2017: Your guide to Amarillo-area holiday fun for kids and adults

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The Amarillo area is screamingly busy this Halloween.

By Chip Chandler — Digital Content Producer

From terrifying haunted houses to kid-friendly parties, Halloween activities abound. Here's a guide to 100-plus spooky (and not-so-spooky) events for kids and adults.

Note: This calendar compiles fall- or Halloween-related activities only. For other events, check our weekly roundups.

  

Oct. 18

Wine Bottles: Get tips on painting wine bottles and glasses for Halloween decorations at Art Trek Studio. (6 p.m. Oct. 18, Art Trek Studio, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 60. $25 for two bottles. 806-559-7239)

Wine Bottle Ghosts: Turn your empty wine bottles into spooky-fun decorations at Spirited Expressions, and bring your own food and beverages, including adult beverages. (6 p.m. Oct. 18, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $15; additional bottles $5. 806-382-3404)

Pumpkin Painting: This Let's Do Art event at Wolflin House will offer instruction on painting your favorite orange gourd. Class limited to 20 people. (6 p.m. Oct. 18, Wolflin House, 11925 S. Western St. $35 or two for $60. 806-447-0036)

 

Oct. 19

Artistic Escapes: Learn to paint a sugar skull tree on a 16x20 canvas at this event at Burn Studio. Adults-only, with BYOB and snacks. (6 p.m. Oct. 19, Burn Studio, 4111 Business Park Drive. $30. 806-535-4419)

Cookies, Cupcakes & Cabernet: Learn cookie and cupcake decorating tips with complimentary wine and snacks at The Ruffled Cup. Adults only, and space is limited. (7 p.m. Oct. 19, The Ruffled Cup, 3440 S. Bell St., Unit 130. $25. 806-318-3961)

Halloween Paint Night: Paint a Halloween-themed work with artist Shanda O'Neill at Dado's Art Place. Only 10 spots available, and attendees can bring drinks and snacks. (7 p.m. Oct. 19, Dado's Art Place, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 97. $32.64. soneillartist@yahoo.com)

 

Oct. 20

Halloween activities continue through Oct. 31.

Maxwell's Country Fun and Maze: The family attraction offers activities, games and a 10th anniversary corn maze across 80 acres. (5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20; open weekends through Oct. 29. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $11.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older (online tickets are $1 less), $10 each for groups, $29.95 for season pass and $5.99 for Bounce Back Pass, all plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Pumpkin Patch: Personalize a pumpkin patch on a 16x20 canvas at Spirited Expressions, and bring your own food and beverages, including adult beverages. (6 p.m. Oct. 20, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $25. 806-382-3404)

Fall Party: Celebrate the season with books, crafts, games and a screening of It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown(6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Amarillo Public Library Southwest Branch, 6801 S.W. 45th Ave. Free. 806-359-2094)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20, 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., $5, $15 and $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

Outer Darkness: The newest Amarillo haunt is a hellish nightmare. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20, 500 S. Harrison St. $15)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20; continues Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $20. 806-337-0749)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 to 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

Mad Hatter's Ball: Don't be late for this very important date, benefiting the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. (7:05 p.m. Oct. 20; VIP party begins at 6 p.m. Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 1400 Streit Drive. $100; $1,000 for table of eight. 806-352-6513)

Zombie Zipline & Monster Maze: The Starlight Ranch brings the scares with this new attraction, adding a Halloween flair to its zipline and maze activities. This evening will feature a $13 zip ride special. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10 maze, $15 zip line, $25 both; specials may be offered. 806-340-8584)

Midnight Movies: The Tascosa Drive-In will host a special screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show — costumes and participation encouraged. (midnight Oct. 20; gates open at 11 p.m. Tascosa Drive-In, 1999 Dumas Drive. $8 adults, $4 children. 806-383-3882)

 

Oct. 21

Halloween activities continue through Oct. 31.

Canadian Fall Foliage Festival: Celebrate the colors of autumn at this annual town-wide event in Canadian, including foliage tours, art shows, a car show and more. (Oct. 21 and 22, various locations in Canadian. 806-323-6234)

Fall Festival: The Top O' Texas Trade Days in Pampa will host this festival, featuring live music, food trucks, fall snacks, pie contest, crafts, shopping and more. (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, Norris Rodeo Pavilion at Recreation Park, east of town on Texas Highway 60.)

Pumpkin Painting: Families can paint pumpkins or canvases together in this activity at Art Trek Studio(10 a.m. Oct. 21, Art Trek Studio, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 60. Cost TBA. 806-559-7239)

Maxwell's Country Fun and Maze: The family attraction offers activities, games and a 10th anniversary corn maze across 80 acres. (10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 21; open weekends through Oct. 29. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $11.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older (online tickets are $1 less), $10 each for groups, $29.95 for season pass and $5.99 for Bounce Back Pass, all plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

CASA Game Day: The Court Appointed Special Advocates will host this "ultimate college game day," with attendees encouraged to wear fan attire as games play on several screens. The party will include tailgate food and drink, a silent auction featuring sports memorabilia, and a cornhole tournament; entry fee is $5. (11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 21, Amarillo National Bank Skyline Room, 410 S. Taylor St. Tickets $40. 806-373-2272)

Family Funday: Find painting inspiration in A Nightmare Before Christmas at this event at Burn Studio(1 p.m. Oct. 21, Burn Studio, 4111 Business Park Drive. $20 for 11x14 canvas, $30 for 16x20 canvas. 806-535-4419)

Kid's Cat with Pumpkin: Kids can paint with adult supervision in this event at Kudos Art Studio. (2 p.m. Oct. 21, Kudos Art Studio, 7406 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 28. $25. 806-654-6173)

Historical Twilight Tour: Take hay-ride or walking tours around Llano Cemetery to learn more about Amarillo's pioneers and other significant figures. (3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Llano Cemetery, 2900 S. Hayes St. Free. 806-376-4538)

Pumpkin Carving Contest: Kids can enter this pumpkin decorating contest at The Mudd Rack. (3:30 p.m. Oct. 21, The Mudd Rack, 500 E. Hastings Ave. No cover. 806-381-2599)

Monster Bowl: Come in costume for this bowling fundraiser for Junior Achievement of the High Plains(5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 21, Western Bowl, 5120 Canyon Drive. Entry fee $300 for team of five. 806-355-0045)

KLC Kids Fall Festival: Wear costumes, play games and enter contests at this event for St. George's Episcopal Church. Each child should bring one bag of candy for care packages for children in Amarillo homeless shelters. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21, St. George's Episcopal Church, 2516 Fourth Ave. in Canyon. Free. 806-231-3098) 

Mummy: Get all wrapped up in this painting experience at Spirited Expressions, and bring your own food and beverages, including adult beverages. (6 p.m. Oct. 21, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $25. 806-382-3404)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21, 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., $5, $15 and $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

Outer Darkness: The newest Amarillo haunt is a hellish nightmare. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21, 500 S. Harrison St. $15)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21; continues Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $20. 806-337-0749)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 to 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

The Witches' Ball: Get your spook on at this formal ball (where witches' costumes are required) that will raise money for Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society.  Marquis of Vaudeville and Deathbelles will perform. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Hilton Garden Inn, 9000 W. Interstate 40. Tickets $55 singles, $100 couples.)

Zombie Zipline & Monster Maze: The Starlight Ranch brings the scares with this new attraction, adding a Halloween flair to its zipline and maze activities. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10 maze, $15 zip line, $25 both; specials may be offered. 806-340-8584)

Masquerade Soiree: This masked ball at City Studios will include a costume contest catwalk, a body paint fashion show, silent auction and more. Masks are required; costumes are not. Adults only; BYOB. (10 p.m. Oct. 21, City Studios, 3701 Plains Blvd. Suite 25. $10 general, $25 VIP. 806-282-6573)

Midnight Movies: The Tascosa Drive-In will host a special screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show — costumes and participation encouraged. (midnight Oct. 20; gates open at 11 p.m. Tascosa Drive-In, 1999 Dumas Drive. $8 adults, $4 children. 806-383-3882)

 

Oct. 22

Maxwell's Country Fun and Maze: The family attraction offers activities, games and a 10th anniversary corn maze across 80 acres. (1 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22; open weekends through Oct. 29. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $11.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older (online tickets are $1 less), $10 each for groups, $29.95 for season pass and $5.99 for Bounce Back Pass, all plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

A Nightmare on Elm Street: One, two, Freddy's after you — at least for this screening of the horror favorite during Cinemark's Classics Series(2 p.m. Oct. 22, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive. 806-352-7411)

Midnight Movies: The Tascosa Drive-In will host a special screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show — costumes and participation encouraged. (midnight Oct. 20; gates open at 11 p.m. Tascosa Drive-In, 1999 Dumas Drive. $8 adults, $4 children. 806-383-3882)

 

Oct. 23

Pumpkins and ornaments: Paint pumpkins on wood in this activity at Art Trek Studio(6 p.m. Oct. 23, Art Trek Studio, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 60. Cost $40. 806-559-7239)

 

Oct. 24

Monster Teeth: This art exhibition by William Lebeda will hang from Oct. 19 to Nov. 25, though it won't have an official "opening reception" until Oct. 24. (5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24, Dord Fitz Formal Gallery at West Texas A&M University's Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall. 806-651-2792)

Artistic Escapes: Learn to paint a fall landscape with aspens on a 16x20 canvas at this event at Burn Studio. Adults-only, with BYOB and snacks. (6 p.m. Oct. 24, Burn Studio, 4111 Business Park Drive. $30. 806-535-4419)

Frankenstein: Paint the immortal creature at Spirited Expressions, and bring your own food and beverages, including adult beverages. (6 p.m. Oct. 24, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $10. 806-382-3404)

Family Night: Kids ages 5 and older can create a magical tree on an 8x10 canvas at Kudos Art Studio(6:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Kudos Art Studio, 7406 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 28. $12. 806-654-6173)

 

Oct. 25

Fall Boo-Grass Jamboree: The Panhandle Bluegrass & Old-Tyme Music Association's 10th annual event will feature impromptu jam sessions all weekend. Costumes are encouraged. (Oct. 25 to 28, Fifth Season Inn & Suites, 6801 W. Interstate 40. Special hotel rates available, music is free. 806-372-2826)

A Nightmare on Elm Street: One, two, Freddy's after you — at least for this screening of the horror favorite during Cinemark's Classics Series(2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive. 806-352-7411)

Fall Festival: Costumes are encouraged at this festival at Central Church of Christ, which also features a pumpkin carving and pumpkin decorating contest. Admission includes a ticket for one free dinner item and drink. (6 p.m. Oct. 25, Central Church of Christ, 1401 S. Monroe St. Free. 806-373-4389)

Fall Festival: Go trick or treating at this annual event at Saint Stephen Church, with free photos and games and a chili supper for an extra charge. (6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Saint Stephen Church, 4600 S. Western St. Free; food extra. 806-355-7271)

Friendly Scarecrow: Paint this affable man of straw at Spirited Expressions, and bring your own food and beverages, including adult beverages. (6 p.m. Oct. 25, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $15. 806-382-3404)

Trunk or Treat: This event from First Christian Church Disciples of Christ will feature a costume contest; free hot dogs, chips and drink; football toss; basketball shoot; bounce house; and more. (6 p.m. Oct. 25, First Christian Church, 3001 Wolflin Ave., free with one can of food. 806-355-6526)

RiffTrax: Night of the Living Dead: Revisit the MST3K founders' 2013 riff on George Romero's iconic horror film. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Hallowen Party: Wear scary or sexy costumes for these festivities at Guitars & Cadillacs, featuring music from DJ Element. (9 p.m. Oct. 25, Guitars & Cadillacs, 3601 Olsen Blvd. 806-322-7979)

 

Oct. 26

Fall Boo-Grass Jamboree: The Panhandle Bluegrass & Old-Tyme Music Association's 10th annual event will feature impromptu jam sessions all weekend. Costumes are encouraged. (Oct. 25 to 28, Fifth Season Inn & Suites, 6801 W. Interstate 40. Special hotel rates available, music is free. 806-372-2826)

The Detective: An Escape Room: Help a private eye escape a soon-to-collapse building in this activity for teams of two to six (including at least one member younger than 18) Sign-up begins Oct. 19; space limited to eight teams. (3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Amarillo Public Library Northwest Branch, 6100 W. Ninth Ave. Free. 806-359-2035)

Fall Festival: Enjoy live music, food and drinks at this shopping expo at Texas Trio, with guests City Boots, M Street Studio and Thompson's Gift Shop. (5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, Texas Trio, 5073 S. Coulter St., Suite 2. 806-677-0499)

Artistic Escapes: Learn to paint a fall sunflower on a 16x20 canvas at this event at Burn Studio. Adults-only, with BYOB and snacks. (6 p.m. Oct. 26, Burn Studio, 4111 Business Park Drive. $30. 806-535-4419)

Great White Pumpkin: Save at this "Thrifty Thursday" event at Spirited Expressions, and bring your own food and beverages, including adult beverages. (6 p.m. Oct. 26, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $20. 806-382-3404)

$20 Surprise: Paint a holiday cutout at a lower price at Art Trek Studio(6 p.m. Oct. 26, Art Trek Studio, 3701 Plains Blvd., Suite 60. Cost $20. 806-559-7239)

Sugar Skull Paint 'n Sip: Paint your own sugar skull at Kudos Art Studio(7 p.m. Oct. 24, Kudos Art Studio, 7406 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 28. $35. 806-654-6173)

 

Oct. 27

Halloween activities continue through Oct. 31.

Fall Boo-Grass Jamboree: The Panhandle Bluegrass & Old-Tyme Music Association's 10th annual event will feature impromptu jam sessions all weekend. Costumes are encouraged. (Oct. 25 to 28, Fifth Season Inn & Suites, 6801 W. Interstate 40. Special hotel rates available, music is free. 806-372-2826)

Haunted Halloween Party: Cue up for this costume contest at Fast Eddie's Billiards & Sports Bar, featuring free pool for costumed guests, a Halloween-inspired menu and more. (11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 27, Fast Eddie's Billiards & Sports Bar, 1619 S. Kentucky St. 806-590-7235)

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Tim Burton's stop-motion classic returns to theaters for a limited run. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 27; continues through Oct. 31. Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Gala Fiesta de Los Muertos: Celebrate the Day of the Dead at West Texas A&M University and Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. A gala reception begins at 5 p.m. at PPHM, followed by the dinner and dance, featuring Micky Cruz, at 7 p.m. in Legacy Hall in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center. (5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27, various locations at WTAMU, $75. 806-651-2618)

Halloween RoMa Craft Party: Mike Rosales of Austin's RoMa Craft Tobac will discuss his cigars at this costume party at Good Karma Cigar. (5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 27, Good Karma Cigar, 1709 S. Polk St. 806-373-8116)  

Maxwell's Country Fun and Maze: The family attraction offers activities, games and a 10th anniversary corn maze across 80 acres. (5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27; open weekends through Oct. 29. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $11.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older (online tickets are $1 less), $10 each for groups, $29.95 for season pass and $5.99 for Bounce Back Pass, all plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Boo at the Zoo: Enjoy Halloween-style family fun, including costumed characters, games, costume parade, treats, music from Andy Chase and more. (5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27; continues through Oct. 29. Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. $5. 806-381-7911)

Costume Contest: Join the fun at a Halloween party and costume contest at Recycled Entertainment. Categories are best costume overall, best costume (up to age 17), funniest costume and best recycled costume. (6 p.m. Oct. 27, Recycled Entertainment, 3707 Wolflin Ave. 806-553-0697)

Trunk or Treat: Employees at Sitel will offer candy and compete in a trunk-decorating contest. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Sitel, 4945 Canyon Drive. 806-468-0800)

Trunk or Treat: Costumed kiddos from The Turn Center will get treats at this event. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, The Turn Center, 1250 Wallace Blvd. Free. 806-353-3596)

Monster Bash: Halloween and science fun are in the offing for kids at this Discovery Center event. (6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 27; continues Oct. 28; opens at 5:30 p.m. for members. Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. $5 children, chaperones free. 806-355-9547)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27, 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., $5, $15 and $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

Haunted Maze: Get lost in this seasonal attraction at Extreme Laser Tag. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27, Extreme Laser Tag, 2503 S.W. 45th Ave. $13. 806-367-8954)

Outer Darkness: The newest Amarillo haunt is a hellish nightmare. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27, 500 S. Harrison St. $15)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27; continues Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $20. 806-337-0749)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 to 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

Boo Ball: Downtown Amarillo will be the scariest place in town with the return of this costume party. Attendees will be eligible for more than $2,000 in cash and prizes, including through a costume contest for best couple, best female, best male and best overall. Smooth Condition and The Dope Tones will perform. (8 p.m. Oct. 27; doors open at 7 p.m. XR Downtown, 715 S. Polk St. $7 advance, $10 at door. 806-355-9777)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: First staged in 2012, this spooky original work by Lone Star Ballet (inspired by the Washington Irving tale) gets a revival. (8 p.m. Oct. 27; continues Oct. 28. Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $10 to $40, plus fees. 806-372-2463)

Samsara and Decades In: The metal bands will headline a night of rock and Halloween party, also featuring Amarillo-area bands Bad Wax, SilenTerrace, 6007, Trench Rat, Foul PlayIn the Mind of Asterion and Terrains(8 p.m. Oct. 27, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $15. 806-331-7305) 

Zombie Zipline & Monster Maze: The Starlight Ranch brings the scares with this new attraction, adding a Halloween flair to its zipline and maze activities. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 27, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10 maze, $15 zip line, $25 both; specials may be offered. 806-340-8584)

Party Marty's Annual Halloween Party: A foursome of Amarillo rock bands — Bar Code, Mr. Scary, Inside Out and Bonehead — will perform. BYOB. (8:30 p.m. Oct. 27, The Boneyard, 900 N. Fillmore St.)

Halloween Party: Amarillo rock band Loaded Six will headline a party at MacDaddy's. (9 p.m. Oct. 27, MacDaddy's, 1221 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149)

Tejano Night Halloween: Enter a costume contest and dance to Tejano music ​at The Spot. (9 p.m. Oct. 27, The Spot, 4001 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5.)

Halloween at Hoots: '80s retro band The Cassettes will perform at this holiday party. (10 p.m. Oct. 27, Hoots Pub, 2424 Hobbs Road. Cover.)

Halloween Party: Dance to music from a live DJ, enjoy drink specials and enter a costume contest at these festivities at Moonlight Event Center. (10 p.m. Oct. 27, Moonlight Event Center, 7111 E. Amarillo Blvd. $5 before 11 p.m.)

 

Oct. 28

Halloween activities continue through Oct. 31.

Fall Boo-Grass Jamboree: The Panhandle Bluegrass & Old-Tyme Music Association's 10th annual event will feature impromptu jam sessions all weekend. Costumes are encouraged. (Oct. 25 to 28, Fifth Season Inn & Suites, 6801 W. Interstate 40. Special hotel rates available, music is free. 806-372-2826)

Maxwell's Country Fun and Maze: The family attraction offers activities, games and a 10th anniversary corn maze across 80 acres. (10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 28; open weekends through Oct. 29. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $11.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older (online tickets are $1 less), $10 each for groups, $29.95 for season pass and $5.99 for Bounce Back Pass, all plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Wicked Halloween Bash: The Make It Special party entertainment service will host a children's party with a new character, poison-apple cookie decorating and a goody bag. Parents of children younger than 4 should stay; adults are free. (10 a.m. Oct. 28, Make It Special, 2604 Britain Drive, Suite 1. $10 first child, $7 additional. 806-410-7753)

Halloween Party: Enjoy food and drink specials all day, plus a scary/sexy Halloween party in the evening at Acapulco Mexican Restaurant. (11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 28, Acapulco Mexican Restaurant, 727 S. Polk St. No cover. 806-373-8889.)

Hillside Fall Carnival: Children in the Hillside Elementary School area will enjoy this festival, featuring a silent auction, carnival games, lunch from Outback Steakhouse and more. (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Hillside Elementary School, 9600 Perry Ave. $7. 806-677-2520)

Monster Bash Block Party: This free family event at Town Square Village will include trick or treating, a costume contest, a pumpkin carving contest, a parade, food trucks and more. (noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Town Square Village, 9181 Town Square Blvd. 806-803-8178) 

Emergency Trunk or Treat: This kid-friendly event hosted by The 100 Club of the Texas Panhandle is free, but donations will benefit the club, which supports injured law enforcement officers and firefighters or the families of those killed on duty. (1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Westgate Mall, 7701 W. Interstate 40. Free. 806-676-2180)

Trunk or Treat: A trio of downtown businesses — Music Box, Wonder Womenz Bakery and Zombiez Bar & Grill — will team for this kid-friendly event, featuring treats, games and more. (1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 28, 909 S. Madison St., free. 806-477-0199)

Kid's Witches Hat: Kids can paint with adult supervision in this event at Kudos Art Studio(2 p.m. Oct. 28, Kudos Art Studio, 7406 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 28. $25. 806-654-6173)

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Tim Burton's stop-motion classic returns to theaters for a limited run. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 28; continues through Oct. 31. Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Sprint Costume Contest: Visit the newly remodeled Sprint location on Amarillo Boulevard and compete in a family-friendly costume contest for Sprint prizes and haunted-house tickets. (3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Sprint, 1804 E. Amarillo Blvd. 806-731-4050) 

Trunk or Treat: The Loft Church will host this kid-friendly event. (3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Randall County Annex parking lot, 4111 S. Georgia St. Free. 806-418-8572)

Halloween Pet Costume Contest: Dress your dogs, cats or other small animals for this competition at Texotic Pets. (4 p.m. Oct. 28, Texotic Pets, 2461 W. Interstate 40. Free. 806-352-2410)

Halloween Carnival: The 16th annual carnival at the Canadian Community Center will feature games, prizes, food, a bounce house and costume contest. Game tickets are 50 cents each. (5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28, Canadian Community Center, 905 Cheyenne Ave. 806-323-5254)

Halloween Carnival: This annual party at Tascosa Drive-In will feature prizes, food, toys and more, including prizes for best trunk-or-treat car and best costume, plus a screening of Hotel Transylvania. (5 to 11 p.m. Oct. 28, Tascosa Drive-In, 1999 Dumas Drive. Admission charge. 806-383-3882) 

Oktoberfest & Halloween: Get a double-barrelled celebration at Long Wooden Spoon, featuring a costume contest and food, in addition to the craft beer. (5 to 11 p.m. Oct. 28, Long Wooden Spoon, 4098 Business Park Drive. 806-553-0397)

Trunk or Treat Business Expo: Vendors can sign up to take part in this kid-friendly event at City Studios, featuring a whimsical house and garden. Booth decor, costumes and candy are required for participating businesses. (5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28, City Studios, 3701 Plains Blvd. Suite 25. $25-$100 vendor fee; free for attendees. 806-282-6573)

Fall Festival: Kids in the Rolling Hills Elementary area will celebrate with games, face paint, a silent auction and more. (5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Rolling Hills Elementary School, 2800 W. Cherry Ave. Free. 806-383-8621)

Boo at the Zoo: Enjoy Halloween-style family fun, including costumed characters, games, costume parade, treats, music from Andy Chase and more. (5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28; continues through Oct. 29. Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. $5. 806-381-7911)

Hallowine: Enjoy blood-red wine at the Hallowine costume party at Bar Z Winery. Amarillo classic rock band Jackie Haney & Geezers Gone Wild will perform, and DJ's Smokin' BBQ will sell food. Bring blankets/jackets. (6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28, Bar Z Winery, 19290 Farm-to-Market Road 1541. Admission $10. 806-488-2214)

Artistic Escapes: Learn to paint a pumpkin on a 16x20 canvas at this event at Burn Studio. Adults-only, with BYOB and snacks. (6 p.m. Oct. 28, Burn Studio, 4111 Business Park Drive. $35. 806-535-4419)

Happy Witch Paint 'n Sip: Paint a friendly enchantress over drinks at Kudos Art Studio(6:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Kudos Art Studio, 7406 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 28. $35. 806-654-6173)

Monster Bash: Halloween and science fun are in the offing for kids at this Discovery Center event. (6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 28; opens at 5:30 p.m. for members. Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive. $5 children, chaperones free. 806-355-9547)

Trunk or Treat Fall Fair: The Palo Duro Cowboy Church will host this fair, featuring booths, activities and candy. (6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28, Canyon City Hall, 301 16th St. Free. 806-655-4700)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28, 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., $5, $15 and $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

Hallowen Hoe-Down: Enter a costume contest, enjoy drink specials and dance to music from KGNC's Jason Kidd at Guitars & Cadillacs(7 p.m. Oct. 28, Guitars & Cadillacs, 3601 Olsen Blvd. 806-322-7979)

Hanson Post 54 Halloween Costume Party: Enter a costume contest for cash prizes and enjoy karaoke, music by Amarillo rock band Rock Bottom, a cash bar and breakfast at midnight at this party. (7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 28, Hanson Post 54, 617 S.W. Seventh Ave. $15 singles, $25 couples. 806-373-7630)

Haunted Maze: Get lost in this seasonal attraction at Extreme Laser Tag(7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28, Extreme Laser Tag, 2503 S.W. 45th Ave. $13. 806-367-8954)

Mike Jones: The Houston hip-hop artist will perform at a Halloween party at Bodegas, also featuring a costume contest with cash prizes. (7 p.m. Oct. 28, Bodegas, 709 S. Polk St. 806-378-5790)

Outer Darkness: The newest Amarillo haunt is a hellish nightmare. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28, 500 S. Harrison St. $15)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28; continues Fridays and Saturdays through October, plus Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $20. 806-337-0749)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28; continues Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 to 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

Not-So-Spooky Night Hike: Learn what critters aren't so scary at Palo Duro Canyon State Park during this hike. Dress for the weather, wear good hiking shoes or boots, and bring water to drink and a flash light (particularly one with a red filter). Meet at Chinaberry Day Use Area. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Free with park admission of $5; arrive by 7 p.m. 806-488-2227, ext. 2067)

Equality Texas Halloween Party: This annual fundraiser for EQTX Foundation, which lobbies for lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender rights in the state, will feature a live DJ, hors d'oeuvres, open bar and costume contest. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28, 3600 Danbury Drive. Tickets $10 in advance, $20 at the door. 806-463-9714)

Halloween Party: The Cedar Shack will host this costume contest and karaoke party. (8 p.m. Oct. 28, The Cedar Shack, 5005 River Road. No cover. 806-383-2646)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: First staged in 2012, this spooky original work by Lone Star Ballet (inspired by the Washington Irving tale) gets a revival. (8 p.m. Oct. 28. Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. Tickets $10 to $40, plus fees. 806-372-2463)

Halloween Party: Amarillo jazz combo The Fwoops will perform at a costume party at Metropolitan — A Speakeasy. (8 p.m. Oct. 28, Metropolitan — A Speakeasy, 9181 Town Square Blvd. No cover. 806-242-0117)

Zombie Zipline & Monster Maze: The Starlight Ranch brings the scares with this new attraction, adding a Halloween flair to its zipline and maze activities. Tonight's activities include a costume contest. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 28, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10 maze, $15 zip line, $25 both; specials may be offered. 806-340-8584)

Halloween Gathering: Enjoy music by Ugly Chulo and SilenTerrace with free beer for ages 21 and older, food, beer pong, a costume contest and more. (8:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Rolling Hills Riding Club, 5901 Sierra Hills Road. $3 or $5 for two.)

Halloween Party: Head to Borger for this night of costumes, a broomstick pool tournament and karaoke at the Hitchin Rail. (8:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Hitchin Rail, 1608 N. Main St. in Borger. No cover.)

Halloween Party: Get psyched for a costume contest with cash prizes and drink specials at the annual festivities at Bosco's Lounge. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, Bosco's Lounge, 2307 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-342-4889)

Halloween Party: The annual Halloween party at Broken Spoke Lounge will feature Amarillo rock band Mind Plays. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, Broken Spoke Lounge, 3101 S.W. Sixth Ave. No cover. 806-373-9149)

Halloween Bash: A costume contest and drink specials are the highlights of Cactus Bar's annual party. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, Cactus Bar, 4831 S. Western St. No cover. 806-356-6369)

Halloween Party: Warm up your pipes for "skaraoke" and a costume contest at Duke Tracy's. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, Duke Tracy's, 3101 S.W. 26th Ave. No cover. 806-351-0757)

Halloween Party: Compete in women's, men's or couples' divisions in the annual Halloween costume contest at Old Santa Fe Lounge(9 p.m. Oct. 28, Old Santa Fe Lounge, 4901 S. Western St. No cover. 806-356-9919)

Halloween Costume Party:  Amarillo country singer RC will perform at the Ranch House Bar's annual party, which features cash prizes and drink specials. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, Ranch House Bar, 7117 River Road. No cover. 806-381-1213)

Halloween Party: Check out a holiday party and hurricane benefit at Rounders Club. (9 p.m. Oct. 28 Rounders Club, 2801 Virginia Circle. No cover. 806-352-3317)

Halloween Party: This party at 6th Street Saloon will feature The Jack C'Ryver Band, shot specials and a costume contest. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, 6th Street Saloon, 609 S. Independence St. Cover $5 for guys and free for women. 806-356-0873)

Halloween Party: KISS cover band Rock and Roll Over will headline the party at Skooterz. (9 p.m. Oct. 28, Skooterz, 4100 Bushland Blvd. Cover $15. 806-355-6600)

Halloween Costume Contest: Country band Bakersfield Twang will perform for a Halloween party and costume contest (with cash prizes) at Western Horseman Club. (9 p.m. Oct. 29, Western Horseman Club, 2501 E. Interstate 40. Cover $5 for men, free for women. 806-379-6555, ext. 2999)

Halloween Party: Celebrate with a costume contest (with cash prizes) and tunes by Danny Ruiz & Gypsy Renegade and The LakeHouse Project at Austin's Texas Pub. (10 p.m. Oct. 28, Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. 806-803-9063)

Halloween Party: Dance to tunes from  DJ James Erik McMurry, enjoy drink specials and enter a costume contest at House Bar. (10 p.m. Oct. 28, House Bar, 1219 S.W. 10th Ave. No cover. 806-677-6450)

Fright Night: Get your spook on at Fright Night at Leftwoods, featuring music by Kurt K, Boo-Sir, Biopsy and Croation Sensation. Cash prizes for best costumes. (10 p.m. Oct. 28, Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. Cover $5. 806-367-9840)

Night of the Thirsty Dead: Enjoy music from DJs Keith Héz and Gilby Cent at this party at the new MJ's Saloon and Grill. (10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 28, MJ's Saloon and Grill, 3705 Olsen Blvd. No cover. 806-398-0634)

Alien Invasion Party: Come in costume to RR Bar and get $2 off admission to The Rocky Horror Show. (10 p.m. Oct. 28, RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. No cover. 806-342-9000)

Halloween Celebration: Amarillo country-rock band Strange Saints will perform at the annual party at Whiskey River. (10 p.m. Oct. 28, Whiskey River, 4001 S.W. 51st Ave. Cover is $7 or two for $10. 806-367-6163)

Halloween Party: Best costumes and best twerkers will be honored at the first Halloween festivities at Fresh Start Community Center. The party is for ages 18 and older; BYOB. (10 p.m. Oct. 28, Fresh Start Community Center, 612 N. Polk St. $5. 806-626-8866 or 806-626-9292)

Monsters Ball: Night owls might check out this late costume party at Crystal Pistol. BYOB and first 25 people get in free. (2 a.m. Oct. 29, Crystal Pistol, 907 E. Amarillo Blvd. Cover $5 with costume, $10 without. 

The Rocky Horror Show: Actors at RR Bar will stage the cult classic musical, complete with audience interaction. A burlesque pre-show will begin at 9 p.m. (10 p.m. Oct. 28; continues through Nov. 4. RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. $12. 806-342-9000)

 

Oct. 29

Boo at the Zoo: Enjoy Halloween-style family fun, including costumed characters, games, costume parade, treats, music from Andy Chase and more. (noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 29. Amarillo Zoo, 700 Comanchero Trail. $5. 806-381-7911)

Maxwell's Country Fun and Maze: The family attraction offers activities, games and a 10th anniversary corn maze across 80 acres. (1 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29. 12908 S. Bell St. Admission $11.95 plus tax for ages 3 and older (online tickets are $1 less), $10 each for groups, $29.95 for season pass and $5.99 for Bounce Back Pass, all plus tax. ​Zip lines are an additional $2 per ride or $5 for three rides. Apples for the apple cannon are sold by medium or large buckets. 806-373-9600)

Artistic Escapes: Learn to paint your own version of Edvard Munch's Scream on a 16x20 canvas at this event at Burn Studio. Adults-only, with BYOB and snacks. (2 p.m. Oct. 29, Burn Studio, 4111 Business Park Drive. $30. 806-535-4419)

Little Shop of Horrors: The deliriously fun horror-comedy-musical mashup (Frank Oz's director's cut, in fact) returns to the big screen. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 29, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive.)

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Tim Burton's stop-motion classic returns to theaters for a limited run. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 29; continues through Oct. 31. Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Trunk or Treat: Snag some candy at the annual trunk or treat at The Colonies Church of Christ. (4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 29, The Colonies Church of Christ, 4500 Wesley Road. Free. 806-355-7303)

Trunk or Treat: In addition to candy at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, enjoy hot dogs, cookies, chips and drinks. (4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 29, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1601 S. Georgia St. Free. 806-376-6316)

Oktoberfest: Enjoy a trunk or treat, hayride, food trucks and games at this event at Amarillo Fellowship. (5 p.m. Oct. 29, Amarillo Fellowship, 8425 S. Bell St. Free. 806-463-1232) 

Hallelujah Night: Celebrate at this family festival at Arena of Life Church, with activities including bouncers, games, a climbing wall, cowboy train rides, face painting, a petting zoo and more, including food from Papa's Concessions. (6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29, Arena of Life Church, 8827 S. Washington St. Free. 806-622-8000)

Trunk or Treat: Find some goodies, including free hot dogs and cookies, at First Family Church. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29, First Family Church, 6101 S. Bell St. 806-353-9803)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. This is buy-one-get-one-free night with student ID. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29, 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., $5, $15 and $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

Haunted Maze: Get lost in this seasonal attraction at Extreme Laser Tag(7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 29, Extreme Laser Tag, 2503 S.W. 45th Ave. $13. 806-367-8954)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29; continues through Oct. 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

Halloween Show: Check out a free show featuring some of Amarillo's sickest bands at Zombiez Bar & Grill, featuring 806ick, Pitchfork Surgery, Horrid Demise, Cidal and ReZerekt(8 p.m. Oct. 29, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305)

Zombie Zipline & Monster Maze: The Starlight Ranch brings the scares with this new attraction, adding a Halloween flair to its zipline and maze activities. Students get half off the bundle price with ID. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 29, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10 maze, $15 zip line, $25 both; specials may be offered. 806-340-8584)

 

Oct. 30

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Tim Burton's stop-motion classic returns to theaters for a limited run. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 30; continues through Oct. 31. Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Halloween Costume Contest: Pizza-lovers can enter a contest, and kids can eat free with adults at this party at Gatti's Pizza. (5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Gatti's Pizza, 4412 S. Western St. 806-355-5601)

Haunted Maze: Get lost in this seasonal attraction at Extreme Laser Tag(7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 30, Extreme Laser Tag, 2503 S.W. 45th Ave. $13. 806-367-8954)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 30; continues through Oct. 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

Trunk or Treat: Enjoy music, games, a costume contest, face painting and more at Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. (6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 5051 S. Soncy Road. Free. 806-353-1055)

 

Oct. 31

Halloween activities continue through Oct. 31.

Lick or Treat: Costumed pets in daycare will get special treats at this celebration at Le Chateau Pet Resort, featuring a photo costume contest. (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31, Le Chateau Pet Resort, 8150 S.W. 77th Ave. $5 in addition to daycare fees. 806-331-1100)

Aspen Creek Grill: Kids will eat 99-cent meals all day and enjoy a trunk or treat from 5 to 7 p.m. at Aspen Creek Grill. (11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 31, Aspen Creek Grill, 4110 W. Interstate 40. 806-398-2776)

Face Painting: Need help with the perfect Halloween costume? Artists at Spirited Expressions are available for a limited number of face-painting sessions. (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Spirited Expressions, 2600 Paramount Blvd., Suite G1. $5. 806-382-3404)

Little Shop of Horrors: The deliriously fun horror-comedy-musical mashup (Frank Oz's director's cut, in fact) returns to the big screen. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 31, United Artists Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd., and Cinemark Hollywood 16, 9100 Canyon Drive.)

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Tim Burton's stop-motion classic returns to theaters for a limited run. (2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Amarillo Star 14, 8275 W. Amarillo Blvd.)

Day of the Dead art show: Student artists will hang work in a Day of the Dead show on view in the Amarillo College Common Lobby Art Gallery through Nov. 14. (5 p.m. Oct. 31 opening reception; hangs through Nov. 14. Amarillo College Common Lobby Art Gallery between Music Building and Amarillo Museum of Art on the Washington Street campus. Free. 806-345-5546)

6th Street Creepy Crawl: The city's biggest Halloween party returns with activities for kids in the evening and adults at night (see those below). Children can learn the Time Warp dance and take part in other activities from 4 to 6 p.m. at RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. Other family-friendly activities include trick or treating between Georgia and Carolina Street, a Scratch Made Bakery cupcake walk at SilverFork, 3208 S.W. Sixth Ave.; a TNGLWD photo booth at Kismet Salon, 3221 S.W. Sixth Ave.; face painting at The Nest, 2900 S.W. Sixth Ave.; pumpkin painting at The 806 Art Collective, 2816 S.W. Sixth Ave.; clowns and magicians at GameQuest, 2811 S.W. Sixth Ave.; a hi-striker game at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave.; a mirror maze at Braceros Mexican Bar & Grill, 2822 S.W. Sixth Ave.; street performances, and a kids costume contest at 7:30 p.m. at The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. Creepy Crawl passes are $5 in advance or $7 on Halloween. The card gets offers discounts, freebies and specials at the above locations plus D&M Leather, Golden Light Cantina, OPJ, Broken Spoke Lounge, The Nat, Sass-a-Frass Salon, Leftwoods and Route 66 Street Food Park. For activities for adults, see below. Proceeds benefit ACTS Community and the San-Jac community. (4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, various locations on Sixth Avenue. $5 pass in advance, $7 on Oct. 31. 806-322-1806)

Trunk or Treat: Kids can gorge themselves on the goodies at this trunk or treat event at St. Paul United Methodist Church(5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 4317 W. Interstate 40. Free. 806-352-5615)

Mall-O-Ween: Kids 12 and younger (without masks) can trick or treat at Westgate Mall. No scary, gory, inappropriate or clown costumes are allowed. (5:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Westgate Mall, 7701 W. Interstate 40. 806-358-7221)

Fall Carnival: Celebrate the season at West Texas A&M University with trunk or treat, games, bounce houses and more. (6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31, First United Bank Center parking lot. Free. 806-651-2392)

Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat: This party at The Lighthouse of Amarillo features bounce houses, trunk or treat, cake walks, games prizes and more. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, The Lighthouse of Amarillo, 5631 Pavillard Dr. Free. 806-383-8585)

Family Fall Carnival: Enjoy food, games and more at First Baptist Church's annual Family Fall Carnival. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, First Baptist Church, 1208 S. Tyler St. Free. 806-373-2891)

Trunk or Treat: Families can get treats at the second Gene Messer Ford Trunk or Treat. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, Gene Messer Ford, 3400 Soncy Road. Free. 806-355-7471)

Trunk 'n Treat: Win family door prizes and collect candy at this trunk or treat event at Paramount Baptist Church. (6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, Paramount Baptist Church, 3801 S. Western St. Free. 806-355-3396)

Halloween Party: Listen to tunes from Amarillo classic rock band The A-Town Rockers at Teddy Jack's Armadillo Grill. (6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31, Teddy Jack's Armadillo Grill, 5080 S. Coulter St. No cover. 806-322-0113)

Trunk or Treat: More candy! (6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Temple Baptist Church, 3208 S. Van Buren St. Free. 806-372-2306)

Trunk or Treat: Get some goodies at South Georgia Baptist Church's annual trunk or treat. (6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, South Georgia Baptist Church, 5209 S. Georgia St. Free. 806-355-8169)

Trunk or Treat: Kids can find goodies at Grace Church's annual event. (6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 31, Grace Church, 4111 Plains Blvd. Free. 806-353-1488)

Amarillo Scaregrounds: The haunt features five scenarios in one location. This is buy-one-get-one-free night with student ID. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31, 2736 S.W. 10th Ave., $5, $15 and $20 per haunt; $35 for all; $50 for unlimited access. 806-367-9516)

FireSongs: This concert series featuring original music will continue with a Halloween party featuring Amarillo folk-rock band The DustJackets(7 p.m. Oct. 31, Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave., Suite 10. 806-331-2232)

Outer Darkness: The newest Amarillo haunt is a hellish nightmare. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31, 500 S. Harrison St. $15)

6th Street Massacre: The Route 66 haunt returns. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31. 3015 S.W. Sixth Ave. Admission $20. 806-337-0749)

Van Buren Frightmare: The downtown haunt scares up some new frights. (7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31. 816 S. Van Buren St. $20. 806-373-2292)

The Mark of Zorro: The West Texas A&M University Symphony will perform a new score by B.J. Brooks alongside this 1920 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks. (7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall, $5. 806-651-2840)

The Ghostly Affair: Celebrate the season in a classic way at Amarillo Historical Museum's party, featuring movies, stories, a costume contest and more, plus a tour of the museum's new satellite location. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31, Amarillo Historical Museum West, 211 S.E. 17th Ave. Free. 806-206-3926)

Halloween: Thrill to the return of Michael Myers in a free screening of the original slasher flick at the Texas Theater. (8 p.m. Oct. 31, Texas Theater, 271 N. Main St. in Shamrock. Free. 806-216-0649)

Zombie Zipline & Monster Maze: The Starlight Ranch brings the scares with this new attraction, adding a Halloween flair to its zipline and maze activities. (8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 31, 1415 Sunrise Drive. $10 maze, $15 zip line, $25 both; specials may be offered. 806-340-8584)

6th Street Creepy Crawl: The city's biggest Halloween party continues with activities for kids in the evening (see those above) and adults at night. The adult pub crawl will feature performances by Deathbelles at 9 p.m. at The 806 Coffee + Lounge, 2812 S.W. Sixth Ave. (no cover); DJ Chancho at 9 p.m. at Austin's Texas Pub, 3121 S.W. Sixth Ave. (cover $5); The Rocky Horror Show at 10 p.m. at RR Bar, 701 S. Georgia St. (admission $12); Raydon at 10 p.m. at Leftwoods, 2511 S.W. Sixth Ave. (cover $5); and Strawberry Girls with Glyphs at Golden Light Cantina, 2908 S.W. Sixth Ave. (cover $5). An adult costume contest begins at midnight at Golden Light. Creepy Crawl passes are $5 in advance or $7 on Halloween. The card gets offers discounts, freebies and specials at the above locations plus D&M Leather, GameQuest, Braceros Mexican Bar & Grill, OPJ, Kismet Salon, Broken Spoke Lounge, The Nat, Sass-a-Frass Salon and Route 66 Street Food Park. For activities for kids, see above. Proceeds benefit ACTS Community and the San-Jac community. (4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, various locations on Sixth Avenue. $5 pass in advance, $7 on Oct. 31. 806-322-1806)

Halloween Party: Rock out to Riverbend Reunion at Zombiez Bar & Grill, plus take part in a costume contest with cash prizes. (9 p.m. Oct. 31, Zombiez Bar & Grill, 711 S.W. 10th Ave. $5. 806-331-7305)

 

 

Chip Chandler is a digital content producer for Panhandle PBS. He can be contacted at Chip.Chandler@actx.edu, at @chipchandler1 on Twitter and at www.facebook.com/chipchandlerwriter on Facebook.

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