List of Lubbock-area events through Halloween 2023
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - All month long, Lubbock schools, businesses and organizations are celebrating all things fall! Here’s a list of fall festivals, trunk-or-treats and other events around the area the entire family can enjoy!
17th annual Nightmare on 19th Street - 7:30-11:00 on listed Fridays & Saturdays, 7:30-10:00 on listed Thursdays, Sundays, and Halloween.
Saturday, Oct. 28
Sensory friendly Trunk-or-Treat - PALS Home Health is hosting a sensory-friendly Trunk or Treat! This is a special event where we invite families to DRIVE-THRU where kids can still dress up and our vendors will practice safety and social distancing by bringing treats TO YOUR VEHICLES! Organizations that specialize in treating and caring for families with children who have specialized needs will bring a colorful array of costumes and treats to share with kids and celebrate their creativity!
Buckner Trunk-or-Treat Festival - Join us for a trunk or treat at the Buckner Family Hope Center in Lubbock. Along with your bag of treats, we are asking those who can to bring a pair of new shoes to support a child a need. For questions contact Cora Box at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 806-639-9903. October 28 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM 1510 S Loop 289 Lubbock, TX 79412
Betenbough Homes Trunk-or-Treat - Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly games, music, and giveaways at our West Lubbock New Home Center! Saturday, October 28 | 3-6pm | 6517 82nd St Adults who attend will have the chance to win a tailgate starter pack, and kids who participate in our costume contest could win a brand new bicycle!
Lubbock Community Theatre Fall Festival - Join us for a spooktacular evening of family fun at our Fall Festival, followed by our LCT’s Stages performance of “Spookley The Square Pumpkin the Musical!” Join us for a spooktacular evening of family fun at our Fall Festival, followed by our LCT’s Stages performance of “Spookley The Square Pumpkin the Musical!” But don’t forget, you can purchase tickets for “Spookley The Square Pumpkin the Musical” on our website at https://lubbocktheatre.com/lctspookley
Betenbough Homes Fall Family 5K - Join us for a fun run/walk in Bell Farms in support of Lubbock Impact! Register online for a chance to win two FREE Texas Tech football tickets! The first 100 registrants will also receive a free t-shirt at the event. We hope to see you there! Register here: https://fallfamily5k.betenbough.com/
Clayton Homes Spooktacular Open House and Trick-or-Treat - Join us for a spooktacular afternoon at Clayton Homes’ first-ever Open House and Trick or Treat event! Explore each Clayton home and immerse yourself in the playful ambiance of Halloween as you trick-or-treat your way through our charming lot. Experience the enchantment of our first-ever event as you tour each Clayton home, discovering the perfect blend of classic charm and modern convenience. Join in the festivities with your loved ones and create unforgettable memories at this unique celebration. Be a part of history as we kick off this thrilling Halloween affair! Oct. 28 from 12-3 p.m. featuring free candy, decorations and kids games and activities.
La Diferencia Car Club Annual Trunk-or-Treat - This will be the 7th annual trunk-or-treat event hosted by the car club along with other clubs and sponsors. The event will take place in the United Supermarkets parking lot off of Parkway Dr. The event will being at 5 p.m. and will run until candy is all gone.
Sunday, October 29
Halloween Themed Paint & Sippy Kids Edition - Participants will have a few pre-drawn canvases to choose from to bring to life with vibrant colors! This kid approved event wouldn’t be complete with out Juice Boxes, Kidz Bops, Souvenir Pictures, Kid Charcuterie Board and lots of fun! Parents may join and have the option of assisting their child or they may paint their own canvas for an additional fee.
Trunk-or-Treat at Miss Ann’s Classic Diner - Bring out your cars and decorate them. We will be passing out candy to all kids starting at 6 p.m. until candy runs out.
Adventure Park Spooktober - September 29th through October 31st $15.99 Freaky Fun Package, Frightful Fun at Adventure Park, 1 Round of Miniature Golf, 1 Laser Maze Game and $5 Game Card.
New Horizon Baptist Church Fall Festival - Join New Horizon Baptist Church for games, face paint, cake walk, photo booth and fellowship. Event is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. located at 2805 98th Street.
Trinity Church Fall Festival - Get ready to bring the whole family for a fantastic night of fall fun and loads of candy. The festival will be from 5-7 p.m. The event will feature a petting zoo, inflatables, food trucks and more. Trinity Church is located at 7002 Canton Ave. in Lubbock.
Wolfforth Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat - Join Wolfforth Methodist Church for our annual community Fall Festival Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4-6 p.m. at the church located at 1006 Cambridge Dr., Wolfforth. The festival features a trunk-or-treat event, and we’ll have bouncers, games, food, a cakewalk, and more for the whole family. It will be cold Sunday, so we have decided to move the event inside the church. We hope to see you there!
Rip Griffin Center Trunk-or-Treat - Join LCU Athletics for our annual Trunk or Treat in the Rip Griffin Center parking lot! Come dressed up and ready to celebrate the fall season with LCU athletes, students, and the larger community. Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Wolfforth Methodist Church annual Fall Festival - Wolfforth Methodist Church invites the community to its annual Fall Festival this Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is open to the community and features a trunk-or-treat event, bouncers, games, food, a cakewalk and more for the whole family. Due to the possibility of cold temperatures Sunday, the festival, originally planned to take place on the front lawn of the church, has been moved indoors. Wolfforth Methodist Church is located at 1010 Donald Preston Drive.
Monday, October 30
Spooky Science Carnival at the Science Spectrum - Our annual spooky, not scary, family Halloween carnival! Included with standard museum admission. Geared for children from age 2, up to 12. Science meets carnival games with guaranteed prizes, robotics from local high school students, creepy critters, hands-on science experiments, and Spooky Science Shows round out a frightfully fun night of spooky, not scary, entertainment! The Spooky Science Carnival is recommended for families with children up to age 12. This event is included with your museum admission. Children 2 & under are FREE. Please wear spooky, not scary costumes!
Covenant Children’s NICU Trunk-or-Treat - Calling all our NICU graduates and their families! We would love to see our former NICU babies at our upcoming Trunk or Treat. Join us on October 30th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a spook-tacular time filled with treats, costumes, and cherished reunions! Covenant Medical Group Administration Office is located at 2215 Nashville Ave.
Tuesday, October 31
Sunset Church of Christ Trunk-or-Treat - Trunk and Treat is a free and fun opportunity for our community to connect to us here at Sunset. We want to be a place where families can safely enjoy time together as we provide treats and snacks to eat. From 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at 3723 24th Street.
Green Lawn Church of Christ Treat Night - Green Lawn Church of Christ will host its annual Treat Night Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Come join us for a lot of fun in a safe place! Green Lawn is is located at 5701 19th Street.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Lubbock Book Festival - Grab your tickets for the Lubbock Book Festival! Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Lubbock Book Festival! Join us November 4-5th at the Cotton Court Hotel for more than 35 authors, ranging from children’s to thriller and everything in between! Lubbock Book Festival Website: https://www.lubbockbookfest.com
Friday, October 6
Halloween Cooking Decorating Class @ the Mom Lounge - Come join us to decorate Halloween Cookies, read a Halloween book, and make a mess together. This class gets 2 adults and one child. (Additional children are $10)
First Friday Art Trail - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.1801 Crickets Avenue Performance by the Eddie Beethoven Band from 6:30 – 8:30 pmFREE admission Refreshments will be available. Please note that no outside food or beverage will be permitted inside the venue.
Saturday, October 7
DogDay Howl-oween at McAlister Park - Join us for a fun-filled day at the park, where you and your pup can enjoy a spooky photo booth, doggy costume contest, and a trick or treat scavenger hunt. There will also be pumpkin decorating, face painting, food vendors, and plenty of treats for your furry friends. Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, October 13
Maggie Trejo Halloween Fall Festival - Enjoy Music, Vendors, Games, Candy and Treats for children! Friday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 3200 Amherst Street.
Saturday, October 14
Adventure Park Fall Festival - Join us for Fall Festival Fun! We’ll have a car show from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., vendors, games, train rides, make & take crafts, live music and more! Don’t forget to experience Fall flavor from Expedition Café. Car Show benefits the Children’s Home of Lubbock.
Wednesday, Oct. 18
St. Joseph All Saints Fall Festival - Join the youth of St. Joseph for their annual All Saints Fall Festival. There will be games, LOTS of CANDY, Famous KOC hamburgers, popcorn, nachos, Frito pies, cotton candy, snow cones, strawberry lemonade. Food can be purchased with cash & debit cards. Tickets will be SOLD for the game booths for 25 cents each or 5 tickets for $1. FREE ADMISSION to the festival. 1st, 2nd & 3rd PRIZES will be awarded for the Best SAINT costume. ALL proceeds benefit the youth of St. Joseph.
Friday, October 20
Catholic Charities Family Fall Fest - Catholic Charities and The Resale Center will host a FREE Family Fall Fest from 5:30 to 7:30PM on Friday, October 20, 2023. Families are invited to join us for games, candy, face painting, resources and much more! For more information or to be a vendor at this event contact email@example.com or call 806-765-8475.
Saturday, October 21
Howl-o-ween Dog Run (2K9 - 1.2 miles) - Packet Pick-Up will be held Friday - October 20 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Cardinal’s Sport Center, 6524 Slide Road. Run will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dunbar Historical Lake Park.
Haunted Hustle 4 Miles - Packet Pick-Up will be held Friday - October 20 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Cardinal’s Sport Center, 6524 Slide Road. Run will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dunbar Historical Lake Park.
Team Luke Hope for Minds 5K Glow Run & Trunk-or-Treat - Grab your coworkers, friends and family, put on your best glow attire and come light up the night for Team Luke Hope for Minds. Register today for our 5K Glow Run which includes a Trunk or Treat, live music by the Maines Brothers, and Touch a Truck. Your registration also includes an event shirt and glow stick. There will be food trucks and special guest appearances. Check in at 6:00 pm. The 5K run will begin at 7:00 pm.
Sunday, October 22
Christ the King Fall Festival - Join us for the annual Fall Festival on the Christ the King Diocesan Schools’ campus! The festival is one of the school’s biggest fundraisers and is a large community event that brings in hundreds of school families, church members and area residents. Fun games, yummy food, entertainment, silent auction, raffle, cornhole tournament and more! Free admission, but ticket purchase is required for games and food!
Halloween Sip & Shop at Vintage Township - October 22nd from 11am-4pm at Vintage Township Town Hall. Sip and Shop with LUBBOCK’S BEST LOCAL VENDORS! Free Admission and Open to the Public. Please bring a new blanket to donate to Warmth for West Texas. 4 Food Trucks, 60+ Local Vendors, Wine, Pet Friendly, Wear Your Costume for a Treat from the Vendors.
Christ the King Diocesan Schools Fall Festival - Join us for the annual Fall Festival on the Christ the King Diocesan Schools’ campus! The festival is one of the school’s biggest fundraisers and is a large community event that brings in hundreds of school families, church members and area residents. Fun games, yummy food, entertainment, silent auction, raffle, cornhole tournament and more! Free admission, but ticket purchase is required for games and food!
Tuesday, October 24
Pumpkin Carving Competition - Prizes will be awarded to Best Team Theme, Best Parks and Rec Theme (It’s Alive!), Most Pumpkins Carved and Best Pumpkin. Registration is free, opens on 9/25/2023 and closes 10/22/2023. Check in starts at 6:00 pm at the Hodges Community Center located at 4011 University Ave. Once the team is checked in they can start carving their pumpkins. All carving will stop at 9:00 pm. Judging will take place October 25th and winners will be alerted.
Thursday, October 26
2023 Lubbock Pumpkin Trail - Location: Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park, 46th Street and Avenue U, Lubbock, TX 79412 Date: Thursday, October 26th through Sunday, October 29th, 2023 Daylight Hours: Friday through Sunday 9 am-6 pm Evening Hours: Thursday & Sunday 6 pm-8:45 pm (Last Entrance), Friday & Saturday 6 pm-9:45 pm (Last Entrance).
Friday, October 27
The Mom Lounge Trick-or-Treat event - Come stroll through our (not so scary Halloween decorated) space to collect candy, have your 2-5 year old go through our maze, and jump in our bounce house. This event is for all ages. $10 per kid. Friday, Oct. 27 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Mom Lounge is located at 4414 82nd Street #216. Watch here for more info.
2nd annual Hub City Trunk-or-Treat - DJ Ol’ School will be the DJ for the evening. The Lubbock Fire Department will be bringing trucks out for the kids to see. Come join us for a safe & fun filled evening of trunk or treating. Costume contests, free giveaways, food trucks & SO MUCH MORE. Share this event with your friends and family. It will be Lubbock’s biggest Trunk or Treat for the second year in a row.
Silly Science Carnival at the Science Spectrum - A fun Fall and Halloween themed event just for children 18 months to 5 years of age. Games with guaranteed prizes, science crafts and demonstrations, spooky critters, and the ever popular costume parade make this a can’t-miss fall event! Included with standard museum admission. Children 2 and under are FREE. Please wear spooky, not scary costumes!
Safety City Trick-or-Treat Street - Join us for Safety City’s Trick or Treat Street on Friday, October 27 from 6-8 pm! This event will include games, door prizes, and candy!
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