Halloween and Fall events on the South Plains 2019

Halloween and Fall events on the South Plains 2019
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - There are many events for the young and not so young to attend from now through Halloween. If you have an event you would like to be added, please email the KCBD newsroom at kcbdnews@kcbd.com.

Through November 3 - Nightmare on 19th - West Texas’ scariest haunted house is open for the season. Brave your way through four spine-chilling attractions and celebrate ten years of fears with Nightmare on 19th!

October 31

UMC Children’s Hospital to Host Halloween Event for Patients and Families - Who: UMC Children’s Hospital - What: Pediatric Halloween Party - When: Thursday, October 31, 10AM - Where: UMC McInturff Conference Center

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.- Trunk or Treat in the front parking lot of Altitude Trampoline Park - hosted by the Texas Speed Gang car club.

E&J Smokehouse at Spirit Ranch (The Old County Line) - 701 Regis St. The event is from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Kids eat free with purchase of an adult entree. There is a hayride, face painting and a witches cave.

The Morris Haunted House - fun scary and detailed haunted house. Sunset to 10:30 p.m. at 5706 83rd Street. This is a 10-year tradition. Not recommended for young children, parent’s discretion advised.

Halloween Crafts at Godeke Branch Library Make Halloween crafts at the Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 31. For kindergarten through grade 6. Call 775-3362 for more information.

Spooky Science Carnival - 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Science Spectrum. One of Lubbock’s largest annual Halloween events, the Spooky Science Carnival at the Science Spectrum, is back again for another exciting year of “spooky, not scary,” safe family fun.

Mall-O-Ween - 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Join us at The South Plains Mall for our annual Mall-O-Ween on October 31, 2019! Come experience a fun and safe place for your Trick-or-Treaters. Come show off your cute or spooky costumes and visit a variety of stores handing out yummy candy and cool party toys.

Familia Dental and Maximus have partnered to host a Trunk or Treat in the Familia Dental Parking lot located at 1601 Kermit St. Plainview, TX 79072, on October 31st. We will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.. We are inviting the entire community to come out and join us.

Sunset Church of Christ 16th Annual Trunk or Treat from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. 3723 34th Street. There are more than 70 cars each year and more than 2,000 visitors. Free event.

Hub City Outreach Center is hosting THE 2nd Annual Youth Halloween Bash of the spooky season!! 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Get your Halloween costume ready and come spend a few hours of your Halloween with us, your friends, family and our community partners! This event will be held INSIDE at 3301 Cornell Street - Optimist Boys and Girls Club. There will be a DJ, costume contest, scavenger hunt, a raffle, games, activities, candy, healthy alternative snacks, photo booth, information and incentives for youth and adults from a variety of our community partners and more! All youth must be accompanied by an adult.

Chelo’s Mexican Restaurant in Wolfforth will be having their first “Cheloween” Trunk or Treat with candies, goodie bags, prizes, and games from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Karaoke contest on Halloween night at The Blue Light Live in the Depot District. $250 to the winner, $150 to 2nd place, $100 to 3rd place. Must be wearing a costume to perform. Only 12 contestants will be allowed. In order to enter, send email to Dustin Six at dsix@thebluelightlive.com and include the song you are wishing to perform. Must know the lyrics as we will not be providing a teleprompter. Crowd will decide winner. Doors at 9pm. Contest from 10-11. Dalton Domino full band after.

Karaoke contest on Halloween night at The Blue Light Live in the Depot District.
Karaoke contest on Halloween night at The Blue Light Live in the Depot District. (Source: Blue Light)

November 1

The Buddy Holly Center annually participates in Lubbock’s citywide observance of the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, by serving as a host location for Procesiόn with the TTU International Cultural Center, TTU School of Art and the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA). Procesiόn will be Friday, November 1, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. between the four locations, and is free to the public. Schedule: TTU International Cultural Center: 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. TTU School of Art: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. LHUCA: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Buddy Holly Center: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

November 2

Sugar Skull Workshop at Mahon Library Join us at the Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 2 and make sugar skulls for the Day of the Dead. All ages welcome. For more information, call 775-2835.

Dia de los Muertos - Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Resthaven Memorial Park, 5740 W 19th Street - child-friendly educational experience, bring framed photos of your ancestors for ofrenda and they will provide the candles. First 100 guests receive tickets to see Disney Pixar’s “Coco” in the Abbey Chapel. Learn how to make paper flowers, face painting, kid friendly

Past Events

October 29

Halloween Party at Patterson Branch Library Come to the Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29 for a fall party with games, crafts and snacks. Ages 10 and under. For more information, call 767-3300.

October 30

2b Trunk or Treat at Second Baptist Church, 6109 Chicago Ave. from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Are you and your kids looking for a SPOOKTACULAR time? Join Second B on Wednesday October 30th from 5:30-7pm for this year’s TRUNK OR TREAT!

The Buckner Family Hope Center of Lubbock is hosting a free Fall Festival for the community in collaboration with One Accord Fellowship church, which will host the event. The Buckner Fall Festival will include trunk-or-treating with 32 vehicles containing candy and activities. There will also be free food, beverages and activities provided by participating vendors like Verizon Wireless. The event will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at 6002 Avenue U, at One Accord Fellowship Church.

Silly Science Carnival - 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Science Spectrum. An exciting Halloween/Fall fun event designed for pre-schoolers. The Silly Science Carnival is a mini carnival at the Science Spectrum designed for the little ones to have silly and safe family fun!

Highland Baptist Church Trunk-or-Treat from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at 4316 34th Street.

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