With Halloween only a few days away, plans for a haunting good time need to be made. Whether you are looking for something fun and goofy or daring and scary, Texas offers something for everyone this year. Here is a list of the top attractions.
Station Theater’s 2nd Annual HALLOWEEN SHOW
October 31st at 10:30 pm
Having some howling good laughs at Station Theater’s annual Halloween show. The night has three Halloween-themed improv performances plus a costume contest to close the show. The first show is “Stephen Linings Kingbook,” which is inspired by Stephen King’s work. The second show, “Are You Afraid of the Tales from the Dark Zone?” tells spooky tales based by the classics. The final show, “This Infinite Closet,” is performed in total darkness. Be prepared to have the fright of your life as you are taken to worlds found only in the imagination. The costume contest offers prizes for Best Male, Female, and Group costumes. Tickets are only $6, BYOB for all shows.
15th Annual Ghost Walk
October 31st and November 1st at 7 pm
901 Commerce St. Houston, TX
Are you ready to walk the haunted streets of Houston’s Downtown Historic District? Hear tales of the deceased as well as some urban legends that haunt Houston. Some stories include: Sunken Confederate Ship, Barmaid’s Best Friend, Donnellan Crypt, and Ghosts Behind Floyd’s Hotel. Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume and comfy shoes! The tour lasts 90 minutes. Tickets are just $15.
Zombie Apocalypse Murder Mystery and Halloween Party
November 1st at 7 pm
Historic Jackson Ranch
8910 Callaghan Rd., San Antonio, TX
Do you ever wonder what it would be like if there really was a zombie apocalypse? Well, you can experience what it would be like without being bitten! You can become a zombie or you can just sit and watch as zombies take over. Arugula Catering will be cooking up some delicious cuisine. The Murder Mystery will last an hour and then there will be dancing and celebrating!
Boo at the Zoo
October 30th & 31st from 6 to 9 pm
Gladys Porter Zoo
Boo at the Zoo, a Halloween tradition at the Gladys Porter Zoo, is an alternative to trick or treating on the streets. Over 60 carnival-style games and treat stations along with a spectacular Haunted House will be available for everyone to enjoy. There will be face painting, music, and concessions all within the unique setting of the zoo. The spectacular event is on October 30th and 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. both nights; Zoo members get in early at 5:00 p.m. Zoo members can attend for free. General admission is $3.50.
Cutting Edge Haunted House
1701 E Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX
If you are looking for some terrifying entertainment, look no further than Cutting Edge Haunted House in Fort Worth, Texas. Cutting Edge Haunted House has established a reputation for being one of the best haunted houses in the nation. Cutting Edge Haunted House is a creepy attraction, complete with chilling live actors, frightful special effects, and amazing monsters. Built in a 100-year-old meat packing plant known as “Hell’s Half Acre,” you know you are in for a spooktacular time. The old machinery is still used, but now it is a human processing plant. Get ready for a screaming good time.